The Maille Coeur Shogetsu in Hakone Yumoto caters to a women with their food, spa, and many more awesome hospitalities, creating a repeat guest base.
The dinner appetizer is totally adorable!
Maille Coeur means the knot between two hearts in French, and they show that through their hospitality here.
The welcome confectionary is a welcome treat
Because of its ease of access from Tokyo Hakone is often called “Tokyo’s back room” and popular among many.
There are many inns in Hakone, some that showcase great onsens, food, or awesome views, but Maille Coeur Shogetsu showcases its quietness by being a little bit off the beaten path. Only 10 minutes away from Hakone Yumoto perched above the onsen town it is idyllic.
When you check in you are guided to the sofa in front of the front desk and given a welcome drink, as well as a special treat by the patissier when you walk in the door to your room, as well as a jelly treat in the fridge.
This kind of hospitality helps relieve the stress of travel, with their uniqueness.
A hot tub and onsen bath that beautifies skin perfect for the ladies
There are two baths here the indoor large bath house “Kiraku no Yu” and the Japanese garden styled outdoor bath “Miraku no Yu” both of which have separate times for men and women.
The hot spring water type is slightly alkaline basic with no color and good for clearing up skin, female hormone imbalances, muscle aches, and nerve pain.
As advertised the water makes your skin smooth and supple while moistening, and the water is just right to where you don’t tire out yet you are warmed to your core.
At the Miraku no Yu there is also a hot tub that will help with achy muscles.
For those that are self-conscious of any scars from surgery, you can borrow bath wear that the lady owner hand made. This kind of thoughtfulness is what sets this place apart.
A full course dinner that you will gasp at the adorableness of
Dinner is a Shogetsu original full course deal made from seasonal ingredients in Japanese style.
Because of a shrine on the hotel grounds the first dish is a black fried tofu sushi, after which comes some adorable appetizers.
Sandwiches, pinchos, a burger, and sushi, 10 items that are all bite sized.
There is also a mousse that is in a big straw that is intriguing. It is capped with apple and you take that out and suck the mousse out, this time it was black sesame flavored.
There is also a beautifying purple sweet potato soup, sashimi, handmade tofu, smoke salmon with fresh and grilled vegetables, a dish of grilled Hakone Sanreibuta pork, a stew in a heart shaped bowl, and the main dish, to top it all off some steamed rice.
It is a lot of food to say the least.
Listen to the live piano music while having a comforting dining experience.
Each dish comes in very unique tableware, glassware, of both western and Japanese styles. The color coordination makes the food look even better and brings out the food photographer in all of us!
After being satisfied to the max with dinner the pastry chef’s special desserts are wheeled around on a cart.
Macaroons, petit cake, crème brulee, jelly, all you can eat of all you want, the patissier will plate anything you want, but you may have a hard time deciding as you will surely be full.
Kick back and relax
This room is a Japanese style room that is actually two rooms in one.
There is also a bathroom that is entirely made of Japanese Cyprus the aroma of which will transport you to a Cyprus forest.
Again you will have a hard time deciding, this time because of the variety of rooms, such as Japanese, western, mixed, and even a chic modern designed room.
The western style room has a comfortable Simmons bed, but if you are having a slumber party with the ladies you might want to just get a Japanese room and lay out the futons.
If you have time get pampered at the aroma therapy salon Elegance Maille with a full body oil massage treatment. Here you can relax like nothing in the world matters.
For those women who can't sleep with unfamiliar pillows
Have you ever been uncomfortable because of a hotel pillow is too high or too soft? At Maille Coeur Shogetsu of course there is a pillow in the room but there is also an assortment of pillows you can choose from as pictured above.
Choose from buckwheat husk, coenzyme, tourmaline and more but be quick as there aren’t many of each.
You can easily get a good night’s rest this way.
Maille Coeur Shogetsu is especially good to female guests
Not only is dinner delicious but each dish is presented in a cute yet fashionable way.
Does tying knots between heartstrings sound alluring to you?
If you come here once I am sure you will come again.
Depending on season and the days there are even some affordable hotel plans that you can choose.
Please check the hotel website from the link below.
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