Between July 16th and August 31st, Hakone Hotel Kowaki-en will be hosting a special series of summer activities and events featuring traditional Japanese summer rituals, from dressing up in yukata to […]
Pure air and water creates the perfect spots for the play of fireflies in the Hakone Hotel Kowaki-en Garden. You can enjoy firefly from middle of June till middle of July. Place: Hotel Garden (3F) Per […]
The gardens of hotel are about 32,000 square meters and are decorated with cherry blossom trees, our ambassadors of Japanese spring.
In Hakone Hotel Kowakien, we display tsurushibina (hanging hina dolls) in the lobby.
Hinamatsuri is a Japanese yearly event, in which we wish girls happiness and good health for the future.
Nihonshu, also known as sake, is Japanese liquor, which is made from fermented rice.
The 3rd of February is Setsubun in Japan. Setsubun symbols a division of seasons and the last day of winter.
In Hakone Hotel Kowakien, we have the Omotenashi lounge where you will experience traditional Japanese culture.
Shichifukujin (The Seven Lucky Gods) are gods in Japanese mythology and folklore.
In Japan, it is our custom to visit a Shinto shrine at the beginning of the year to make wishes for that coming year. This custom is called Hatsumode (the first visiting) and Hakone Shrine is full of […]