Feeling tired of strolling around Tokyo and want to get away from the city while looking for a romantic place to spend your quality time with your beloved one? Or just want to relax in a luxurious room as a couple? Below is a list of some awesome hotels and “ryokans” traditional Japanese style inn in popular and beautiful areas near Tokyo like Yokohama, Hakone, and Nikko.
Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
Located inside the Yokohama Landmark Tower, Yokohama Royal Park hotel will give you breathtaking and spectacular view. All the guest rooms are above 52th floor, so just imagine how great the view will be. There are some rooms which you can see the world heritage, Mt. Fuji. This hotel’s interior design is amazing and also make you as comfortable as you are at home.
Address: 2-2-1-3 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-8173
Access: 5 min. walk from JR Sakuragicho Station or 3 min. walk from Minato Mirai Station
90 min. by car from Narita Airport
30 min. by car from Haneda Airort
Gora Kadan – Hakone
You can experience Japanese culture by staying in this traditional Japanese “ryokan”. Sleep in Japanese “Futon”, try eating Washoku (Japanese dining), and wear Japanese sleeping robes. Interestingly, the land used to belong to the imperial family. You can have beautiful rooms, some of the have an open-air baths and do not forget to enjoy the hot springs when you come here. It is very relaxing!
Address: 1300 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimogun, Kanagawa
Access: 1 hour 40 min. from Shinjuku Station to Hakone Yumoto Station on the Odakyu Romance Car, and 35 min. on the Hakone Mountain Railway to Gora Station
Kamakura Park Hotel
A perfect place to stay after went to sightseeing in Kamakura. Located near the ocean, so all the rooms will give you stunning ocean views and you can choose the one you prefer between European style rooms and Japanese style rooms. It is great, isn’t it? A right place for couples who might want to travel to Kamakura.
Address: 33-6 Sakanoshita, Kamakura, Kanagawa
Access: 10 min. by car from JR Kamakura Station or 13 min. walk from Hase Station on the Enoden line.
Kozantei Ubuya – Yamanashi
Tired after traveling and just want to enjoy the view of Mt. Fuji while bathing and relaxing in hot springs? This is the perfect place for you! You also can experience living in a luxurious Japanese styled rooms, ryokan, with your other half. This hotel will give you a great experience with their services and facilities while you are in Japan. Make sure you book the hotel before you come to Yamanashi, Japan!
Address: 10 Azagawa, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsurugun, Yamanashi
Access: 20 min. walk or 7 min. by car from Kawaguchiko Station on the Fujikyu Railway or by Chuo Express Bus
Pick-up from Kawaguchiko Station is availabe from 1 to 6 PM (call 0555-72-1145)
Nikko Kanaya Hotel
This is a beautiful hotel that combined European and Japanese culture. The hotel was founded 140 years ago and located 10 minutes walk from Nikko’s famous spiritual spot, Toshogu Shrine. You can enjoy beautiful view while relaxing in the hotel.
Address: 1300 Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko-shi, Tochigi
Access: 2 hours from Asakusa Station to Tobu Nikko Station on the Nikko line
The Kanaya Hotel shuttle bus leaves from the Tobu Nikko Station
Are you searching a resort that offers you privacy and relaxation? If yes, Hoshnoya Karuizawa is what you are looking for. Each room are all separated from one another and beautifully surrounded by water and trees. You also can enjoy the four seasons from the balcony with your partner. Do not forget to sit in the balcony and enjoy the romantic view at night with your loved one.
Address: Hoshino, Karuizawa, Nagano 389-0194
Tel: 050-3786-0066 (8AM - 9PM)
Tel: 0267-45-6000 (after 9PM)
Access: 1 hour 20 min. from Tokyo Station to Karuizawa Station by bullet train, 15 min. by free shuttle bus from the south exit to the reception office