Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hakone, Japan - Updated 2024

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Travel west of Japan’s capital, Tokyo, and you get to a town tucked away in a breathtaking mountainous region known as Hakone. Exquisite scenery and captivating things to do in Hakone make it a popular holiday destination. Perched in the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, awe-inspiring natural features abound all around the town with the paragon of these being the fascinating hot springs. Formed from volcanic activities, these hot springs are found within world-renowned resorts. From here, you can catch sight of the majestic Mount Fuji, the heart of the volcanic activity in the area. Hakone also boasts Lake Ashi, a beautiful body of water on which you can enjoy a boat tour. All these and more are in store for you including quirky souvenirs to buy in Hakone. Need a place to stay? Read on to find out about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Hakone, Japan.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 01, 2024.

1. Ryokan-style villa with free parking (from USD 227)

This Ryokan-style rental is located in Hakone-machi and boasts stunning mountain views. There’s a garden on the property, where you can relax after a long day of exploring the city. The private onsen is another one of the many highlights of this villa. You can take relaxing baths in the onsen, which is low alkaline and good for the skin. Also, unwind with a drink on the balcony.

The availability of a washer helps take care of the guests’ laundry needs. Additionally, the rental offers complimentary access to three parking spaces on-site.

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Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
792 meters (0.5 ft) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
655 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had one couple sleeping on the living room futons which with the mats provided were perfectly comfortable
the place is large and spacious sleeping on the futons and tatami mats is very comfortable
plenty of space and comfortable bedding
we especially love to enjoy the music sound system available in the living room
i loved the two inner rooms with the traditional japanese dining set and futon
it was very clean and peaceful
beautiful cozy clean and peaceful
beautiful peaceful neighborhood gorgeous landscaping clean spacious and charming interior
wonderful place to stay peaceful quiet and clean
the water is so clean and steaming hot—it will linger in your dreams for nights to come
the host was very pleasant and communicative
host is also responsive and friendly
eika was a great host and in addition had a residency that makes anyone feel at home
the hosts mention these and it's good advice
fantastic stay here definitely recommend great host as well
it is a quiet neighborhood but not very convenient with public transportation better drive a car
located high up on the mountain the neighborhood is very quiet and charming
it’s worth it because the location is gorgeous and the house is amazing
the house is accessible by bus from odawara and eika's instructions are very clear
the traditional japanese style along with the peaceful location made for an extremely relaxing break
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2. Hakonetent (from USD 293)

This one-bedroom rental seamlessly blends modern furnishings with traditional Japanese elements. The fully equipped kitchen has cooking basics along with a refrigerator and a stove. The Wi-Fi and dedicated workspace enable remote workers to tend to urgencies with ease. And if you are staying for more than a week, you will find the laundry facilities extremely convenient.

On cold days, you can unwind by the indoor fireplace with a book. Moreover, the rental has a private onsen for your comfort in the main building. Do note that to use the onsen, you will have to pay a ryokan tax of 150 JPY (1 USD) for each person.

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足柄下郡箱根町強羅, 神奈川県, Japan
860 meters (0.6 ft) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
212 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free wifi in the room
it is a very comfortable stay with access to the hakonetent bar and onsens
nice room equipped with all you need to stay
great place to stay clean and cozy
the is so nice and clean
our room is nicely modeled super cozy and clean
the room was clean and spacious and all kitchen essentials were provided
yuki is so friendly staff
the staff was friendly and helpful
great facilities and friendly staff
staffs are sweet and attentive
check-in staff member was friendly and spoke english
great location that is close by to the gora station
great place and located close to gora station
easy walk to restaurants train station etc
wonderful apartment everything was amazing- central to gora station
the location is great minutes away from gora station and close to many attractions in the area
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3. Balmoral villa with a hot spring (from USD 55)

Nestled atop a hill, this elegant Airbnb villa in Hakone has a private onsen. It’s close to Sagami Bay and five minutes away from the Ajiro Train Station. The guest room can accommodate up to two guests, perfect for couples. This room has a plush double bed that’s set adjacent to the large window which offers an excellent view of the stunning scenery outside. You’ll also have access to the house’s luxurious living room and dining room. There’s also a swimming pool which you can take advantage of. Dinner will be prepared for you on request.

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Itō-shi, Shizuoka-ken, Japan
23.63 km (14.7 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
714 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the dining room were beautiful
have become a izu and balmoral fan looking forward to the next stay
japanese breakfast with the beautiful view was so nice
good recommendation for sightseeing nice view and breakfast are very delicious
we even can watch a beautiful sunrise from our room and back to sleep again
rooms are very comfort and clean
(i didn’t try the pool but it looks clean
really unforgettable the house is cosy and tidy with the lovely dog et
yoshiko was a wonderful host
yoshiko is an excellent host
very nice owner her personal cuisine is amazing
yoshiko is the best host
yoshiko is a fantastic host
perfect location and great hospitality
the house is in a very scenic location highly recommend a stay with yoshiko
very lovely house the place is peaceful near the sea
great experience at the balmoral fuji safari park and gotemba are pretty far away (1
there are many hiking/walking trails which are easily accessible
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4. Peaceful private villa with a natural spa (from USD 117)

For a family who’d like to have their private villa with a natural spa, you’ve found just the right place. This tranquil home accommodates up to eight people and comes with two bedrooms, a spacious living room with a television and a piano, and a good-sized kitchen with complete cooking tools. There’s also a fireplace perfect for snuggling with your loved ones on a chilly night, but of course, there’s always a hot spring bath. This property sits right in the heart of Ohiradai hot spa village where there are stunning views of the mountain.

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Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
2.19 km (1.4 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
828 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful views of sakura from the main living room windows
we love the double volume space in the living room and appreciated the well equipped kitchen
we lived the record player and the great record collection the bluetooth speaker handy kitchen
if you like jazz need good wifi and wish to relax undisturbed this is the place
the rooms and beds were very comfortable
it was clean and the onsen bath is a nice perk
the place was clean and exactly as pictured
a really cozy clean and comfortable place to stay
the place was very clean and quiet in the evening
really nice house clean confortable and well designed
the host gave very good directions on everything
shunsuke was a great host as he replied to our queries very quickly
shunsuke and noriko do a fantastic job as hosts
shunsuke was very helpful and quick when replying to messages
the host left the onsen running so it was ready for us the moment we got home
easier and closer than the instruction suggest
excellent place in a quite location
lovely location and wonderful space
private hot spring was awesome very quiet but close to the bus station and train station
a massive and comfortable place in a wonderful location
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5. Shared house (from USD 16)

This rental is found just a few steps from great shops, bars, and restaurants found on Yugawara Street. Rented out is a private room in a house. This room is a traditional Japanese accommodation that’s able to comfortably accommodate three guests. You also have access to the house’s kitchen, laundry room, and terrace.

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Yugawara-machi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
11.72 km (7.3 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
266 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice traditional room with air con
free breakfast/coffee/tea 500yen for lunch/dinner 100yen corner and free wifi
the apartment is huge it has a balcony with a nice view to the ocean
the room was lovely in traditional japanese style and the communal facilities in the guesthouse very comprehensive
wifi worked well and we were even offered free bread and an egg each for breakfast
nice clean room friendly house
common shower area which is quite good and clean
room is clean and he guide the spot to go
room and futon was very comfortable clean and had heating equipment
the room was clean and spacious with fantastic views
host and staff are friendly
the owner is very kind
masato is a great host
masato was an excellent host
masato was an amazing host and the home was excellent
the location is great
masato's guesthouse was conveniently located near the train station and has very good and well looked after facilities
it is calm and not so far from the train station
a bit of an uphill walk to get there but really fun atmosphere
really well decorated place with snacks and drinks around the house for only 100yen
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6. Guest House Tsuu (from USD 39)

Rent out this private room in an apartment that’s located just a three-minute bus ride from Odawara Station. If you prefer to walk, you’ll get to the station in 15 minutes. This Hakone accommodation can host up to three guests. The room has a bunk bed and a single bed inside. You’ll share the bathroom and toilet with the host. Guests are also allowed access to the living room and the well-equipped kitchen. Also available are toiletries as well as Wi-Fi Internet.

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Odawara-shi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
9.91 km (6.2 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
224 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
toilet needs to be shared but guess was lucky i didnt have to wait to use the toilet
very good value with good sized rooms and a nice common space
the common room is well decorated and nice place to communicate with others
it was really cozy and equipped with everything that is needed for a comfortable stay
clean house warm and convenient
everything is clean and nice
great place really clean and comfortable
the bathroom was very clean
her place was very clean and welcoming
yuki is a wonderful host
yuki is a very friendly & nice host
the host has been very helpful and relatively fast in response
yuki is a very pretty kind friendly and nice host
the host replies quickly and she is very helpful
cute place close to station
location is quite good just 10mins walking distance from odawara station
very friendly atmosphere and close to the bus stop and odawara station
its like 15min from station on walk
it's actually also very close to odawara castle so the location is really good
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7. Log house in the forest (from USD 44)

This log home tucked in the woods is a dream come true for adventurous groups. It is furnished with the most unexpected things you’ll find in such a secluded Japanese region, take for one the disco lights in the living room! There’s also a projector and a wall-mounted screen for your movie nights! Nine people can cozily sleep in this two-bedroom home, named Kaikou, which provides free Wi-Fi, an outdoor grill, free-to-use bicycles, and free parking. If you’d like to have an unusual but definitely enjoyable time in Hakone, choose to stay here!

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Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan
2.51 km (1.6 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
249 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy rooms with nice amenities
cold in the winter but bedding was warm and cozy
clean and a great location
the host was thoughtful and the cabin was a lot of fun
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8. Hakone shared house

Stay in this rental that’s found just seven minutes to the train station where there’s a bullet-train line. Just a few steps from the accommodation, there’s a convenience store and a grocery store and the hot springs are also nearby. 15 minutes away, you’ll find a fascinating historical site, Odawara Castle. Rent out a bedroom in this house, able to accommodate up to two guests. This room has two, comfy single beds and a television. You’ll also have access to the kitchen in case you need to prepare a simple meal. Other amenities at your disposal are a washing machine, electric kettle, and Wi-Fi Internet.

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10.19 km (6.4 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
168 reviews  
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

9. Hakone guesthouse

Stay in this 80-year-old guesthouse that’s been well maintained to ensure guests get total luxury. It is found in a neighborhood that has a number of restaurants and shops. The guesthouse has unique sleeping arrangements. Wooden cubicles are positioned inside, looking like shelf space but with mattresses tucked in each compartment. The space is compact but cozy enough to offer a good night’s rest. There’s a shared bathroom where you’ll get to freshen up. At an extra fee, you’ll be offered laundry services.

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543 meters (0.4 ft) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
91 reviews  
Shared room 8 Beds 8 Guests

10. Private stay in Hakone

This vacation rental is found just a 10-minute walk from some great restaurants. The hot springs are also only ten minutes away. This villa has two bedrooms and can house up to five guests. You’ll enjoy the traditional Japanese design of the rooms, which also boast large windows. The bedrooms are furnished with tatami mattresses that will offer total comfort. The living space has minimal furnishing but is quite cozy. Each room is air-conditioned, ensuring optimum temperatures are maintained inside, all day and night.

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足柄下郡, 神奈川県, Japan
717 meters (0.5 ft) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
159 reviews  
Entire villa 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

11. Private room

Rent out this private room found on the second floor of the house. This rental is conveniently close to attractions like the Ohiradai Hot Springs and a variety of hiking trails. The train station is only a three-minute walk from here. This room is able to accommodate up to two guests, making it ideal for couples on holiday. You’ll get to sleep on a bunk bed covered by plush bedding. Guests also have access to the fully-furnished living room and well-equipped kitchen. For larger groups, more rooms are available for rent.

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Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi, ohiradai, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
2.11 km (1.4 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
150 reviews  
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

12. Cozy condominium

Enjoy staying within close proximity to the Yunessun Hot Spring Park, which is just a few minutes’ walk from the rental. The Mori Art Museum is also nearby. Furthermore, this rental is in the same neighborhood as two great restaurants, a Japanese and a western restaurant. A two-bedroom accommodation, this rental comfortably houses five guests. The rooms are well-furnished with large windows bringing in lots of light and elegantly framing the stunning scenery outside. The bedrooms are of traditional Japanese designs and have comfy beds in them. Also available are Wi-Fi Internet and free parking.

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足柄下郡箱根町, 神奈川県, Japan
649 meters (0.5 ft) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
289 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved to sit by the heater and drink matcha and look out the window
the refrigerator was stocked with breakfast and all of the amenities worked very well
this apartment is very beautiful; the view is amazing
lovely apartment with a peaceful wooded view and water sounds
he had an amazing view of the trees outside his huge living room window
the room was clean and comfortable
the place is clean & nice
great communication by the host and lovely clean place
the place is very spacious clean and convenient
the apartment was nice and clean and everything we needed was there
good service from the owner
our host was wonderful and attentive
the host was amazing
the host was beyond great
host is incredibly helpful and polite
great location in a beautiful town
easy access from yumoto by bus
the location is really nice too
the house located at safe and quiet neighborhood
this place is in a great location
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13. Japanese tatami room

Stay in this traditional Japanese home. It’s located just three minutes away from the train station, a convenience store, and a bakery. You’ll also find a sushi shop a few steps from this accommodation. Rented out is a private room in which up to three guests can sleep. Tatami mattresses adorn the floor of this accommodation, offering a cozy place to sleep. There’s a modern bathroom, a contrast to the traditional theme of the home. Air-conditioning is also available in all the rooms, ensuring you feel comfortable at all times.

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Odawara-shi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
9.62 km (6.0 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
336 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in hut 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tthe other amenities were quite warm and comfortable
traditional rooms with super comfortable sleeping arrangements
definitely will come back and stay if i’m in hakone again as the apt is super convenient
room was comfortable with really thoughtful touches eg a kimono to try on
bathroom definitely needs a facelift
very clean and thoughtful
nice it is clean and comfortable
it was super clean comfortable and cozy
the place is very clean
eiji's place is comfortable and clean
eiji is an excellent host
eiji is a very good host
eiji san was the perfect host
great host and very responsive
welcoming and accommodating host
good location very close to the odawara station
super close to odawara-station
location is super convenient and near to the odawara station
great location close to the station
great location 1 minute walk to the main train station
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14. Romantic Fuji views

Enjoy exhilarating views of Mt. Fuji while staying in this rental. The accommodation is nestled in a scenic area with lush gardens. The famous hot springs are only a few minutes’ walk from here. This is a Canada-built house that was shipped to Japan to be planted where it stands today. You get a private room in it, a room which can accommodate up to two guests. There are two single beds within the wood-finished space. This room also has a private bathroom. You are also allowed access to the well-equipped kitchen and the cozy living room.

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Minamiashigara-shi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
9.1 km (5.7 mi) from The Hakone Open-Air Museum
140 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in villa 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we love the design with all wood interior and the bathroom is great
the interior of the house is very cozy and pleasant
we had comfortable room even equipped with coffeemaker (not self-evident in japan ;) very quiet at night
very clean cozy and quite
immaculately clean with wonderful personalised touches
room was clean and bathroom was spacious
the room is also clean
the room was very clean and easy to stay in
the host is very nice
kevin was also very responsive
kevin is a warm and helpful host
kevin was very friendly & helpful
host is friendly and helpful
and the station has a seafood izakaya that food is delicious
fantastic location easy 7 min walk from train station
very close to train station and the hot spring is worth to visit :)
very easy to get to from the station
the location was great only a short walk to the train while maintaining a quiet neighbourhood feel
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Exquisite landscape

Hakone is characterized by an exquisite landscape that’s home to various fascinating attractions. The hot springs are magnificent features that are conveniently close to all these accommodations. And with breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji, you’ll love your visit to this wonderful town. Go ahead and book a vacation rental today.

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Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Hakone, Japan

1. Which Airbnbs in Hakone have Wi-Fi?

Stay connected to the outside world and your loved ones with an internet connection. Some of the Airbnbs in Hakone that provide Wi-Fi are this log house in the forest, this Balmoral villa with a hot spring, and this peaceful private villa.

2. Which Airbnbs in Hakone have parking?

There are many Airbnbs in Hakone that offer free parking on the premises for your convenience. Some of them are this shared house, this Balmoral villa with a hot spring, and this log house in the forest.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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