Accommodation rating: Superior
With 125 years of history, the Fukuzumiro ryokan is a registered cultural property of Japan. Many eminent Japanese writers, calligraphers, artists and actors have stayed here. The wooden three-storey Meiji era building overlooks the Hayakawa River in the Tonosawa area of Hakone National Park. Rooms are all traditional Japanese-style, and are spread throughout the main ryokan building, connected by winding corridors with windows looking out onto traditional gardens. The ryokan has communal hot spring baths (men and women separately), plus a separate family bath that can be book for private use if you prefer not to share. Dinner is seasonal kaiseki cuisine, served by an attendant in your guest room. Breakfast is also included with a choice of Japanese and western food.
Features: 17 rooms, onsen (hot spring bath), bar.
Room amenities: Tatami reed mat floors, futon mattresses, traditional sliding doors & paper screens at the windows.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.