What is the charm of Gora Hana Sen “Enka no Mori”? Refresh yourself in a guest room with an open-air bath

Gora Hana Fan Enka no Mori is a lodging facility located in the mountains of Hakone, known for Owakidani Valley and Sengokuhara, famous for its pampas grass.

Refresh yourself in the outdoor hot spring bath where you can enjoy the spring water from the Hakone forest and the forest bathing as well. Here are some of the unique attractions of Gora Hana Sen “Enka no Mori”.

Enka no Mori’s location

Enka no Mori

Gora Hana Sen, Enka no Mori is a hot spring inn quietly nestled in the mountains of Hakone, in the breath of the forest.
It is like a hidden inn, surrounded only by the quiet and peaceful sounds of nature.

All guest rooms are equipped with an open-air bath.

Soaking in the slightly warm water and enjoying the seasonal scenery is a wonderful way to spend time.
The stress and fatigue of daily life will disappear without you even realizing it.

From Tokyo, take the JR Tokaido or Sanyo Shinkansen to Odawara, transfer to the Hakone Tozan Railway, and get off at Gora Station via Hakone-Yumoto.

From Gora, take the Hakone Tozan Cable Car and get off at Hayamozan Station, the last station on the mountain, and walk for about 14 minutes to get there.

Gora Hana-Ofan Enka no Mori also offers pick-up service to Gora Station and Hayunoyama Station if you wish.
Pick-up time is from 3pm to 6pm. Pick-up time is from 3pm to 6pm, and drop-off time is from 9:15am.

The charm of Enka no Mori

Enka no Mori Hot Spring

One of the most attractive features of Gora Hana-Ofan Enka no Mori is the two types of spring water produced by the nature of Hakone.

You can enjoy the difference between the two types of hot water in the large baths and the open-air baths in the guest rooms.


The source of the water flowing in the large bath is clear, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, and contains ingredients specialized for cleaning.

Walking along the corridor lined with tatami mats, you can enjoy the scenery that only deep, deep mountains can offer.
The breath of spring, the smell of the sun in summer, the crimson autumn, and the white snow of winter.
You will directly feel each season with your skin and heart.

The large bath is available from 3pm to 24am, and from 5am to 10am in the morning.

Great room open-air bath

The open-air baths in each guest room use the volcanic spring water that is unique to the Hakone mountains. The spring water is characterized by its excellent heat and moisture retention properties.

Enka no Mori Room

Enka no Mori Room

The rooms at the Gora Hana Fan and Enka no Mori are available in Suite, Deluxe and Standard rooms.

Suite Room

This room consists of a bedroom with two semi-double beds, an outdoor bath, and a dining room with a blend of Japanese and Western style. There are five different types available: Amaninso, Violet, Ware Mokou, Noshungiku, and Kusabotan.

Deluxe Room

Of the 20 rooms at Gora Hana Sen and Enka no Mori, the Deluxe Rooms occupy 7 of them.

Three of the rooms have dining rooms: Azumaichige, Akebonosou, Asebi, Obana, Fuchisou, Shunran, and Ebine.

Standard Room

Standard rooms include studio type and bedroom plus 8 tatami mat tatami room, or a larger room for three people.

There are eight rooms available: Noazami, Fujihakama, Hana-choji, Yugagiku, Shaga, Matsukaze-so, Hanakada, and Ai.

Enka no Mori’s Cuisine

Cuisine of Enka no Mori

The cuisine at Gora Hana Sen and Enka no Mori is characterized by the use of fresh seafood from Sagami Bay and Hida beef directly shipped from its home.

The meal starts with an appetizer, followed by a bowl of soup, make-ahead dishes, simmered dishes, Hida beef steak, grilled dishes, and vinegared dishes, all served with Koshihikari rice harvested in Hida, and ending with a dessert.
For those who wish to enjoy their meal with sake, we also offer seasonal sake.

Additional menu for anniversaries

Gora Hana Sen and Enka no Mori also offer additional menus for anniversaries such as birthdays and 60th birthday celebrations.

Hida beef loin steak (100 grams): 7,700 yen (per person)
Hida beef fillet steak (100 grams): 8,800 yen (per person)
Hida beef shabu-shabu (100 grams): 5,500 yen (per person)
Whole cake (size 4): 3,500 yen (strawberry shortcake)
Chocolate cream: 3,700 yen

For cakes, reservations must be made at least three days prior to your stay.

Enka no Mori Information and Summary

Facility name Enka no Mori
Address 1320-862 Gora, Hakone-cho, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa
Telephone number 0460-82-4100
Approximate budget From 39,000 yen per person
Official Website https://gorahanaougi.com/madokanomori /

So far, we have introduced some of the unique attractions of Gora Hana Sen and Enka no Mori.
Whether you visit in spring, summer, autumn or winter, the forests and hot springs of Hakone will heal your body and soul. We hope you will enjoy your stay at Gora Hana-Ofan Enka no Mori along with sightseeing around Hakone such as Lake Ashinoko.