Although it's located 20 kilometres from the town center, Gora is definitely worth thinking about. It has 8 accommodation options to choose from, including Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort and Spa and Resorpia Hakone.
For some alternatives, look at the Hakone Yunohana Prince Hotel and the Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa. They are 20 kilometres and 25 kilometres respectively from the center. Some more alternatives are the Mars Garden Wood Gotemba, 17 kilometres away, and the Hakone Yumoto Onsen Tenseien, 20 kilometres.
The nearby localities of Hakone and Saidachi are certainly worth seeing. Hakone is 20 kilometres to the south of Yamakita, while Saidachi is 25 kilometres to the east. Hotels in Hakone include the Ryuguden and Hotel Green Plaza Hakone. The HOTEL LiVEMAX Hiratsuka-Ekimae and Hotel Route-Inn Isehara are some of the better ones in Saidachi.
If you are into sports and want to see local games, you might choose to take a trip to Odawara Arena, which is located to the southeast of Yamakita. Planning to stay near the action? The Hotel Kunimi Odawara and the Hotel Kunimi Kamonomiya could both be just what you're after.
Hotels in Yamakita start at AU$74 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.