Our fixation on quality extends outside the guestrooms. Wander through a soothing atmosphere.
As you wander through the premises of Karaku, you'll find unexpected delights everywhere. You can take a leisurely stroll through the terraces or the lounge, where you can enjoy seasonal scenery and the sound of water, and visit shops that are arranged to look like art galleries.
Enjoy the soothing sound of water while being surrounded by the forests of Hakone.
The Water Terrace
The reflecting water reveals a wondrous sight. Enjoy a walk across the magical water feature.
This is Karaku's signature terrace, and is surrounded by crystal-clear water. As you walk across the stone slabs, gaze at the fleeting yet beautiful scenery of the inn reflected in the water, as well as the gentle moonlight. The illumination, which lights up in the evening, creates an even more fantastical atmosphere.
The Forest Terrace
Cleanse your spirit in the tranquil ambiance. Take in the peaceful, quintessential scenery of Hakone.
As you pass through the lush bamboo forest while listening to the gentle rustling of the bamboo leaves, the expansive sky and the natural landscape reveals itself. We invite you to relax in peace and quiet on the specially prepared benches, while gazing at the mountain ridges as you feel the refreshing breeze.
Lounge & Shop
Soothing relaxation and exciting discoveries await. A place for each and every guest to unwind and relax.
Guest Lounge Space: Awai
A lounge where you can relax as if it's your own home. Visit as many times as you like during your stay.
This is a lounge area exclusively for guests located in the center of Karaku. Guests can relax in this comfortable space as long as they want between 7 a.m. and 12 midnight. Take a step out onto the terrace, and you'll find a bar counter that looks out at nearby trees, where we serve light meals and drinks.
An interior with fundamental Japanese design elements. At the entrance, you are greeted by hospitality at its finest.
The lobby lounge is decorated with fixtures made of granite and natural wood, invoking refined, Japanese design elements. As you enter, the brickwork on one wall depicting the flow of Hakone's Hayakawa River, which flows from Lake Ashinoko, reveals itself. While checking in, guests can gaze at this marvelous work of art while relaxing on a sofa. We welcome you with special food and drink upon your arrival.
Shop And Gallery
A selection of carefully selected items that embody the aesthetic sensibility of Karaku.
Browse through the wooden mosaic work and pottery in addition to other delightful items. The refined atmosphere, complete with graceful displays, is reminiscent of a museum. You can enjoy your time here just by browsing through items.