Authentic Japanese Sukiya-Style Ryokan Surrounded by a Japanese Garden
Nestled in quiet mountains at Yugawara in Kanagawa Prefecture 60 minutes from Tokyo by train, which is a historical hot spring area that stretches back over 1,500 years, Ashikari is a small, traditional ryokan in sukiya-style architecture, boasting 80 years of history. This ryokan is also listed in the Michelin Guide for its authentic kaiseki cuisine made with all kinds of seasonal delicacies, warm hospitality, quality hot springs, a quintessential Japanese garden consisting of moss, stones, streams, ponds, and greenery that is a condensed representation of Japan’s four seasons, and other attractive features. It is only 5 minutes from Yugawara Station on the Tokaido Line by taxi. You can go to the famous sightseeing spot Hakone (Kanagawa Prefecture) in about 40 minutes by bus or train, Atami, also a tourist spot (Shizuoka Prefecture) just one stop away by train, and Ito (Shizuoka Prefecture) in about 40 minutes by train, which also makes our ryokan an ideal location for sightseeing in the surrounding areas.