Hakone Estate and Gardens
21000 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA

Hakone Estate and Gardens

21000 Big Basin Way
P.O. Box 2324
Saratoga, CA 95070
Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga
21000 Big Basin Way
P.O. Box 2324
Saratoga, CA 95070

Maximum Capacity: 200 people
Availability
The oldest Japanese Residential garden in the Western Hemisphere established in 1915.

Hakone is a memorable location for events such as birthday celebrations, anniversaries, bridal/baby showers, memorial services, graduation parties, and engagements. Consider our lovely gardens and buildings for your next occasion and celebrate in a unique imaginative setting unlike any other in the Bay Area.
Packages
Special Occasions Package
$900
per event
Attendees: 10 - 60 Deposit: $0 Total Price: $900     Show Details
Wedding Package
$1,250
per event
Attendees: 10 - 50 Deposit: $0 Total Price: $1,250     Show Details
Wedding Ceremony Package
$2,000
per event
Attendees: 10 - 100 Deposit: $0 Total Price: $2,000     Show Details
Wedding Reception Package
$3,400
per event
Attendees: 10 - 100 Deposit: $0 Total Price: $3,400     Show Details
Ceremony/Reception Package
$3,900
per event
Attendees: 10 - 100 Deposit: $0 Total Price: $3,900     Show Details
Photos

Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Zen Garden House frontal view. The building has a small court yard of Zen Garden depicting water and island. Tatami mat tea ceremony rooms in the back along with a kitchen and two rest rooms. Filming site of the Memoirs of a Geisha. The room is suitable for small business meeting. On usual days, it is used for various community classes such as yoga, Taichi, Karate, and tea ceremony.

Photos published with permission of Hakone Estate and Gardens

Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Zen Garden House frontal view.  The building has a small court yard of Zen Garden depicting water and island.  Tatami mat tea ceremony rooms in the back along with a kitchen and two rest rooms.  Filming site of the Memoirs of a Geisha. The room is suitable for small business meeting.  On usual days, it is used for various community classes such as yoga, Taichi, Karate, and tea ceremony.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Entry way to the Main GateHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Cascading WaterfallHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Hakone is the oldest Japanese and Asian estate gardens in the Western Hemisphere established in 1915 -- eighteen acres of magnificent beauty nestled in the verdant hills of Saratoga overlooking Silicon Valley. It is a tranquil place of peace and harmony, marking one of the prime land marks by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is an authentic replica of Japanese Samurai or Shogun’s estate garden of Edo Period, designed by one of descendants of the imperial gardening family member. Three structures out of four on site were entirely built in Japan, shipped, and raised at the current location. The gardens feature Koi fish pond, cascading waterfalls, bamboo garden, Zen garden, Tea garden, Moon Bridge and many more. We appreciate your respecting the serenity and tranquility that Hakone Estate and Gardens offers.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Ceremony site with the Main Gate viewHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Ceremony site with a view of the Moon Viewing House and the Moon BridgeHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Garden ceremony siteHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Both round and rectangular table setup available.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Frontal view of the Cultural Exchange Center. A replica of Kyoto style Tea merchant's shop and home during Edo Period. Back side has a panoramic viewing deck that overlooks the Santa Clara Valley. A small kitchen and 2 rest rooms within the facility. Entire structure shipped from Japan and raised at the site without using a single nail.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Viewing deck in the back.  Breathtaking panoramic view of the Santa Clara Valley. Perfect for cocktail and outdoor breakfast/lunch/dinner.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — View of the garden from the entry gateHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — View of the garden from the Moon Viewing House verandaHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Museum style interior. High ceiling with wooden beams.  Front side has a Japanese Tea Ceremony room with Tatami mats, and the surrounding walls have display windows with Japanese artifacts displayed.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — View of Zen garden from inside.  Has a small kitchen and 2 rest rooms.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Profile of the Zen Garden House.  A large stepping stone is in place at the entry.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Interior has all wooden floor and walls.  Rice paper sliding doors softly filter the natural lights into the room.  Front side has a view of the Zen Garden, back windows open to bamboo trees.  Every window has a peaceful and beautiful view of the gardens. Tatami rooms, small kitchen, and rest rooms behind the door.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Entry hall way with breakfast/lunch setup as well as attendee registration area.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Business meeting setup. Tables, chairs, setup, table cloths, and marker boards are provided. LCD projector and screen is rentable.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Large open space surrounded by beautiful views of the gardens, Japanese houses, and Santa Cruz mountains. Holds reception for 150-180 people. Has a small stage, electrical outlets, and evening lights.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Main Gate (Mon)Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Wedding receptionHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Bamboo GardenHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — View from across the pond. Small wedding with guests of up to 20 can be held here.Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — View from interiorHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Side viewHakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Interior display and the exit door to the viewing deck
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Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 200 people 2856 sq ft 265.3 sq meter
Garden, Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — View of the garden from the entry gate
View of the garden from the entry gate

Photos published with permission of Hakone Estate and Gardens

Garden, Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — View of the garden from the entry gateGarden, Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Ceremony site with the Main Gate viewGarden, Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Ceremony site with a view of the Moon Viewing House and the Moon BridgeGarden, Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga — Garden ceremony site
Perfect for wedding ceremony
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Theater
Capacity: 200 People
Amenities
  • Access to Electricity
  • Access to Running Water
  • Garden
  • Gazebo
  • Lake
  • Open Deck Area
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnic Area
  • Rest Room Facilities
  • Water Access
  • Waterfront
  • Waterview
Features
  • Atmosphere/Decor: Japanese Garden view
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
  • Floor Covering: fine gravel
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 51x56
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in meters: 15.5448x17.0688
  • Special Features: View of the Moon bridge, Main Gate, Moon Viewing House, Zen Garden House, electric outlets.
  • Total Square Feet: 2,856
  • Total Square Meters: 265.3
Madrone MoundPhotos Available
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 200 people 3780 sq ft 351.2 sq meter
The Conference SitePhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 100 people 674 sq ft 62.6 sq meter
The Cultural Exchange CenterPhotos Available
General Event Space
The Zen Garden HousePhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 60 people 623.5 sq ft 57.9 sq meter
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