At Hakone-Yumoto Station, deposit your luggage with Hakone Baggage Delivery Service by 12.30pm, and it will be delivered to your inn within Hakone from 3pm (¥800–1500 per piece). Alternatively, you can check your bag at your inn by 10am and pick it up after 1pm at Hakone-Yumoto Station. Hakone Freepass holders get a discount of ¥100 per bag.
Try www.hakone.or.jp/en for online information.
Hakone-Yumoto Tourist Information Center Make your first stop at the most clued-up of several tourist information centres scattered around Hakone. This is the best place for maps and information about hiking trails and all the attractions. Staffed by helpful English speakers, it's across the main road from the train station.