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Hakone Kowakien Yunessun

1297 Ninotaira, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0407, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-82-4126
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Disappointing hot spring baths for families

I was looking for somewhere in Japan to experience hot spring baths together with my wife - usually... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Haifa, Israel
via mobile
Kitschy but fun

Our family of 4 was in Hakone for one night only. We spent 2 hrs at Yunessun, and it was plenty. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jessica R
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
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1297 Ninotaira, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0407, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 460-82-4126
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for somewhere in Japan to experience hot spring baths together with my wife - usually the au naturel Japanese onsen are separate for men and women so I was pleased to find this place where there's mixed bathing with swimsuits. There are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 4 was in Hakone for one night only. We spent 2 hrs at Yunessun, and it was plenty. We dipped into all of the pools and had french fries pool-side. The facility is clean, and the staff were present but unobtrusive. We...More

1  Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a large waterpark, I was a little skeptical about the quality. However, I was pleasantly surprised with the variety of indoor and outdoor pools and baths. The themes were quirky but only novelties. I only had time to try the waterpark that included the...More

Thank Billybobjj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Hakone national park offers an amazing variety of things to do. From a cruise on lake Ashi to a cable car ride which culminates in the steam vents at the top of the mountain, this area is worth a half day trip.

Thank Fleckney
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went to Yunessun since my sister's family told us that they had a great time last year. If you are into amusement parks you will have a great time here. I am a nature type person so this was a little too made up....More

Thank Sami C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Yunessun is a hot springs resort in Hakone. The trip itself is great and very picturesque, as it is along the coast; think the Pacific Coast Highway with a bigger road and fewer curves. The Yunessun has a large number of different pools to...More

1  Thank Cody J
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

With my children ,i stayed approximately 2 hours. First we enjoyed several baths ex coffee bath, green tea bath, wine bath and so on indoors. Later i moved to outdoor but it was too cold to stay so promptly go back indoor Little attention, in...More

Thank tripfavo
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Ok, maybe I've only been to under 10 hot springs in my life so I don't know if it's the best ever, but hear me out. It's more of a theme park than natural hot springs, and I know that doesn't sound better but all...More

Thank septemberfalls
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Wasn't expecting to go nude here. But as is custom, when in Rome, etc. etc. I hope there are no security cameras for there may be unaccustomed photography. Just kidding. This was a very natural and relaxing day for me I paid about 5,000 jpy...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for couples and families to have a fun day. We enjoyed time in several different hot springs (hot tubs). Maybe my favorite was the wine tub featuring a huge wine bottle continuing to pour fresh wine/water into the tub. Sometimes...More

Thank Nell P
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I have a tattoo on my calf to foot. I know it must be covered. I don't know what would be more acceptable a Leg sleeve or swim leggings. And I could just use waterproof tape over my foot right?
19 February 2017|
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Hello, 1. How to get there from Tokyo/Shibuya? 2. Do we have to stay at the resort to enjoy the "baths"? 3. Do we have to stay in line to enjoy the "baths"? 4. Is it possible if we just make this a day trip, get there in the morning and leave in the evening? Thank you very much :)
8 February 2017|
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Response from Ann J | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The fastest way to get there is by Shinkansen for 1hr and 30min. from Tokyo station or Shibuya station for 4,370/4,570yen. No, you don't have to stay at the resort to enjoy the "baths". A day trip will be fine. Just make... More
Do the special waters in the baths, IE. Wine, coffee, etc. still stain your swimwear, even in it's watered down state? I just want to know if I should buy all black swimwear before I go. Thanks.
5 January 2017|
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Response from Gryphon123 | Reviewed this property |
Although it didn't stain our swimwear, just to be on the save side one should wear darker colors. Materials in swim wear are all different.