Gora Kadan

Imagine life as a Japanese royal at this ryokan, which was once the country retreat of the royal family in National Park Hakone. Located 56 miles from Tokyo and 106 miles from Narita International Airport, the ryokan is best reached by train, as Gôra station is just a short distance away. At Gôra Kadan, the delicate whooshing of an opening or closing rice-paper door, fragrant flora and fauna and surrounding hot springs envelope guests in zen-like serenity. There are 23 Japanese-style rooms and 14 suites, and Kaiseki, or seasonal, cuisine is served daily in the restaurant or al fresco on the terrace or in the garden. Amenities include Internet access, an indoor swimming pool and a spa and beauty center, and nearby is a golf course. Gôra Kadan property is part of the luxury hotel and restaurant brand Relais & Chateaux.

Why We Love This Hotel

History: This property is styled after a traditional Japanese ryokan, offering a glimpse into the heritage of Japanese hospitality. This particular ryokan was once the summer residence of the Imperial family.

Location: Located just outside Tokyo in Hakone, Gora Kadan is positioned amid hot springs and unspoiled forest, yet with easy access to the city.

Service: Guests can enjoy Japanese hospitality in a traditional setting, with English-speaking staff on hand to assist 24 hours a day.

Hakone, Japan
Hotel Type
Location Type
Urban Retreat


  • 24hr Room Service
  • Bar/pub
  • Concierge
  • Indoor Pool
  • Nightclub
  • Sauna
  • Spa
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