There are many areas to see Mt Fuji, the tallest point in Japan.

But if you want the best views, check in to an onsen ryokan near Hakone.

We’ll show you the best ryokan with private hot tubs, delicious food, and world-class facilities.

There are also Japanese traditional rooms designed for families and romantic getaways.

Many have private balconies so you can enjoy the fresh air.

Read on to discover the best ryokans in Hakone with views of Mt Fuji.

1. Yoshimatsu

If it’s a serene and tranquil onsen ryokan you’re after, look no further than Yoshimatsu.

This hotel is surrounded by bamboo trees and rolling hills.

Overlooking Mt Fuji and Lake Ashi, it has outdoor hot spring baths for all to enjoy.

Rooms are Japanese style, with tatami floors.

For families or groups, try to book the luxury suite as it has the best views of Mt. Fuji

Finally, don’t miss out on the complimentary Kyoto-style breakfast and dinner.

You can even order room service so you can enjoy a meal from your private onsen.

  • Guest Rating: 9.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Luxury suite with Mt. Fuji view
  • Address: 250-0521 Kanagawa, Hakone, Hakone 521

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2. Izu Mitohama Shotokan

Izu Mitohama Shotokan is a charming onsen ryokan in the Nishi-Izu area of Mt Fuji.

Its scenic location on Uchiura Bay is one of its best features.

However, visitors also stay here for its indoor and outdoor public hot spring baths.

Private hot spring baths can also be reserved for an additional charge.

Beyond the bathhouses, Izu Mitohama Shotokan has a dining room where fresh seafood is served daily.

For the most spacious room, try to book their suites which have private onsens with Mt. Fuji views.

You have a choice of a Japanese-style futon bed or a Western-style bed.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with open-air bath & Mt. Fuji views
  • Address: 410-0223 Shizuoka, Numazu, Uchiuramito 7

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3. Shuhokaku Kogetsu

Situated on the shore of Lake Kawaguchi lies the Shuhokaku Kogetsu.

This onsen ryokan with lake and mountain views is an excellent choice for travelers wishing to stay near Mt Fuji.

Relax in the outdoor hot spring baths that offer views of the iconic mountain.

In the evening, enjoy a traditional Kaiseki dinner in your own room or on your private terrace.

Futon bedding is provided in traditional Japanese style and each room has a cozy window seating area.

If you’re looking to unwind, there is a spa with a sauna, karaoke rooms, and a lounge with a piano.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Japanese-style room with open-air bath
  • Address: 401-0304 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Kawaguchi 2312

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4. Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso

Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso is located in the rural district of Minamitsuru, just northeast of Mt Fuji.

Most rooms consist of traditional tatami floors, futons, and beautiful lake views.

However, you’ll want to book in early for rooms with Mt Fuji views.

Try to book the Deluxe suite which has a private onsen on the balcony.  

If that’s not enough, there are larger natural hot spring baths for guests on the property too.

You’ll find both indoor and outdoor hot springs and a relaxing foot bath on the rooftop.

There are also karaoke facilities, a game center, a bar, and a chill-out area.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe suites
  • Address: 401-0301 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Funatsu 4020

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5. La Vista Fujikawaguchiko

La Vista Fujikawaguchiko can be found on a quaint hillside with incredible views of Mt Fuji.

At this Provencal-style onsen ryokan, most rooms have balconies and private onsens.

Some even have fireplaces and sitting areas.

The hotel also has gender-segregated communal bathhouses, each with gorgeous Mt. Fuji views.

For a more intimate experience, there are four private hot spring baths available for rent.

Other relaxing treatments can be booked at their onsite spa, “BARAKA”.

If you’re a visitor from overseas, you’ll love the familiar Western cuisines at Petit Poche.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Quadruple rooms
  • Address: 401-0304 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Kawaguchi 2395

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6. Maruei

Maurei is a serene onsen ryokan located near Mt Fuji.

It has a convenient location close to Lake Kawaguchi and only 4 km from Fuji–Q Highland amusement park.

It is also only a 15-minute bus ride to Kawaguchiko Train Station.

For the best experience, try to book their Japanese-style rooms with open-air baths.

They have the most incredible views of Mt Fuji and the lake.

On the main property, there are more hot spring baths that overlook Mt Fuji, as well as a sauna and spa.

Finish the day with a traditional Japanese dinner filled with side dishes and desserts. 

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Japanese-style rooms with open-air baths
  • Address: 401-0302 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Kodachi 498

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7. Yamadaya Hotel

Yamadaya Hotel is nestled in the foothills of Mt Fuji on the banks of Lake Shōji.

The property is home to three natural hot springs.

These include one open-air bath, one indoor bath, and one 24-hour bath.

A rustic restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows serves seasonal dishes throughout the year.

Ideal for families on a budget, you’ll find basic onsen ryokans.

Lake views and unlimited access to the three hot spring baths are Yamadaya Hotel’s best amenities.

  • Guest Rating: 8.5
  • Star Rating: 2 stars
  • Best Rooms: Japanese-style rooms
  • Address: 401-0336 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Shouji 478

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8. Lakeland Hotel Mizunosato

This modern onsen ryokan sits right on Lake Kawaguchi.

Lakeland Hotel Mizunosato is all about the natural surroundings and beautiful views of Mt Fuji.

There is a restaurant on-site called Hanamizuki Restaurant.

You have the choice of a Japanese buffet or a traditional kaiseki multi-course dinner.

There are also spacious indoor and outdoor natural hot spring baths available to all guests.

While their suites might be the most expensive rooms, they only have lake views.

Make sure you book the Superior Japanese style room which has an open bath and epic Mt Fuji views.

  • Guest Rating: 8.5
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior Japanese-Style Room
  • Address: 401-0302 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Kodachi 1070

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9. Fuji Lake Hotel

Fuji Lake Hotel is a 4-star property overlooking Lake Kawaguchi and Mt Fuji.

You’ll have a private bathtub no matter where you stay, with some being more luxurious compared to the basic Twin rooms.

For instance, if you stay in the Suite, you’ll have a private onsen with unobstructed views of Mt Fuji.

There is also a larger communal bathhouse with hot spring water.

For dining, there are two restaurants on-site serving Japanese and French cuisines.

Other relaxing areas include the observation deck, an outdoor pool, plus karaoke rooms if you want to party.

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with open-air bath
  • Address: 401-0301 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Funatsu 1

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10. Oike Hotel

Just northeast of both Hakone and Mt Fuji is the Oike Hotel.

It’s close to Kawaguchiko Train Station, Lake Kawaguchi, and Fuji-Q Highland amusement park.

On the premises, you’ll find both indoor and outdoor natural hot spring baths.

Baths can even be rented for private use where you can enjoy views of Mt Fuji or the Misaka Mountains.

All rooms are Japanese-style with futon bedding and straw flooring.

But if you want the best stay, there are rooms with private open-air baths with serene views of Mt Fuji.

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Room with Mt Fuji view & open-air bath
  • Address: 401-0301 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Funatsu 6713-103

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11. Hotel Green Plaza Hakone

Hotel Green Plaza Hakone is one of Hakone’s best onsen ryokans.

What sets them apart are their spacious onsens with Mt Fuji views.

The water comes from Sengokuhara spring, which is 860m above sea level.

Baths are gender-segregated and available to all guests.

For couples, try to book a room with a private open-air bath.

While it may not have the clearest views of Mt Fuji, it certainly offers the most romantic setting.

Make sure you try their Buffet style dinner as it has the most extensive selection of desserts..

  • Guest Rating: 8.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Rooms with open-air bath
  • Address: 250-0631 Kanagawa, Hakone, Sengokuhara 1244-2

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12. Fugakugunjo

Just south of Hakone in the town of Izu lies Fugakugunjo.

This onsen ryokan has many luxury facilities, ideal for honeymoons.

There is also an exceptional outdoor area complete with a balcony, sundeck, terrace, and beautiful garden.

More importantly, you’ll find private open-air baths in each room where couples can relax all day.

All 8 rooms have unique interiors and are very luxurious.

On a clear day, you’ll have the most incredible views of Mt Fuji and the water.

For breakfast and dinner, you’ll be served traditional Japanese dishes to complete your stay.

  • Guest Rating: 8.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Cloud Pull & Sea Hill
  • Address: 410-3303 Shizuoka, Izu, 2461-1 Yagisawa

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Bonus: Mt.Shakushi Gateway Camp

For a different kind of experience near Mt Fuji, consider Mt.Shakushi Gateway Camp.

This unique site is made up of tents and glamping domes.

The luxury campground overlooking Mt Fuji includes a garden, terrace, sun deck, picnic area, and a shared kitchen.

There is even an à la carte breakfast option available to guests.

You’ll also love the luxurious hot tub and open-air bath on the property.

Camping pods feature Western-style beds and small sitting areas.

It’s not quite a Ryokan, however, since it’s so unique and it has a hot tub, we had to tell you about it!

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Best Rooms: Luxury 4 bed domes
  • Address: 403-0003 Yamanashi, Fujiyoshida, 4101

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Map of Hakone Ryokan with Views of Mt Fuji

 

Find More Ryokans near Mount Fuji


FAQs

What’s the closest onsen ryokan in Hakone close to Yumoto Station?


There aren’t many ryokan within walking distance of Yumoto Station if you want Mount Fuji views.

However, there are 2 on our list within a reasonable distance.

Yoshimatsu, one of the best luxury ryokan near Lake Ashi, is about 21 minutes away by car.

Hotel Green Plaza Hakone is also an excellent choice, about 40 minutes drive away.

What’s the best Hakone ryokan near Mt Fuji with private onsen?


Shuhokaku Kogetsu is one of the best ryokan with private onsen.

They have a Japanese style room with an open air bath on the terrace as well as a footbath.

Yoshimatsu is the other top option that has private onsen in some rooms with views of their gardens.

What’s the best Hakone ryokan near Mt Fuji for families?


Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso has a number of luxury rooms for families.

All rooms will have twin beds and additional futon beds will be provided for additional members in the family.

If you have young kids, they’ll love the Games Area on the 4th floor.

There are also karaoke party rooms if you want to sing with your family.

Which Hakone ryokan near Mt Fuji has the best food?


After a soak in the onsen, it’s traditional to have a feast with your friends and family.

To get the best spread of food, Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso is our recommendation.

This 5-star ryokan has a wide selection of Japanese cuisines and you can enjoy this at their restaurant or in the privacy of your cabin.

You can get a glimpse of what they provide on their Cuisine page.

Summary

Hakone Ryokan near Mt FujiBest Rooms
YoshimatsuLuxury suite with Mt. Fuji view
Izu Mitohama ShotokanSuite with open-air bath & Mt. Fuji views
Shuhokaku KogetsuJapanese-style room with open-air bath
Fujikawaguchiko Onsen KonansoDeluxe suites
La Vista FujikawaguchikoQuadruple rooms
MarueiJapanese-style rooms with open-air baths
Yamadaya HotelJapanese-style rooms
Lakeland Hotel MizunosatoSuperior Japanese-Style Room
Fuji Lake HotelSuite with open-air bath
Oike HotelRoom with Mt Fuji view & open-air bath
Hotel Green Plaza HakoneRooms with open-air bath
FugakugunjoCloud Pull & Sea Hill
Mt.Shakushi Gateway CampLuxury 4 bed domes
Emily is a freelance writer from Canada and it was during her time studying History that she became interested in travel. Countries I've visited include the United States, Mexico, the Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.