Gora Kadan

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Why we like it

  • Gora Kadan is the former retreat of the Kanin-no-miya, the youngest of the four branches of the Imperial Family of Japan
  • Enjoy an authentic Japanese experience with views overlooking Hakone National Park
  • The restaurant serves traditional Kaiseki cuisine meticulously prepared by the skilful chefs
  • We love the Kadan Suites; choose one with a private open-air bath, Jacuzzi and steam sauna or panoramic wooden bath
  • Facilities include a heated swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, Kedan Spa and beauty salon

A&K Top Tip

When visiting the nearby Hakone Shrine, don't forget to take a sip from the Dragon Water Fountain for good fortune.

Guest Testimonial

I want to thank you for all your help (Annie Jensen) and expertise on arranging our recent trip . Everything was well arranged and your in-country team was very efficient and helpful. Re hotels, Chris and I are still debating which hotel was the best, the Park Hyatt, the Ritz Carleton or the Palace. We have stayed at many 'grand' hotels around the world, but these three topped them all! We had to watch again last night "

- CO, London



The sublime Gora Kadan is situated in the striking Hakone National Park. The former retreat of the Kanin-no-miya imperial family, the Gora Kadan is elegantly designed with tatami-style rooms, sliding-doors and futons overlooking a green valley of pine trees and celebrated cherry trees.

A mesmerising mixture of traditional and modern, the Gora Kadan offers the very best of Japanese hospitality and an authentic experience. Slip into your kimono and explore the grounds, then feel the 21st century melt away as you relax in the tranquil Onsen amongst the trees and bamboo forests, or have all of your cares smoothed away with a traditional Shiatsu massage.


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Best time to be there

Spring (late March to April) for cherry blossom, early summer (May to early June) for warm sunshine, autumn (October to November) for sunny weather and spectacular colours.

Fly to

Osaka/ Tokyo Narita and Haneda (Japan Airlines, British Airways)

flying time

12 hours 30 minutes from London

time difference

GMT +9 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

No vaccinations required

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