Enoshima, c. 1910
“Kinkiro Hotel, Enoshima: This first-class and commodious Hotel is situated at the highest point of the Picturesque island of Enoshima and commands a magnificent view of the sea and surrounding country.
“As a summer resort, it possesses unrivalled advantages since its splendid position ensures refreshing sea breezes throughout the hottest months of the year. Fine sea bathing within easy reach. Both European & Japanese food may be obtained.”
– A Handbook for Travellers in Japan, by Basil Hall Chamberlain & W. B. Mason, 1901