10 Best Hotels near Mt Fuji

Hotels, Hostels, Guesthouses, and Ryokan around Kawaguchiko

Mt Fuji & Kawaguchiko

One of the things you don’t want to miss when traveling around Japan is to get a nice look at the most symbolic mountain in all of Japan.

There are various places where you can have a nice view of Mt Fuji (富士山), and one of those places is near Lake Kawaguchiko(河口湖). This area is also known as “Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen” (富士河口湖温泉).

Here, I will introduce to you 10 of the best hotels near Mt Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko.

I will also show you some of the things you can do around Mt Fuji.

I hope you enjoy!


Luxury

1. Kozantei Ubuya

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Kozantei Ubuya (湖山亭うぶや) is a Ryokan-style luxury Hotel located on the north-east side of Lake Kawaguchiko.

The concept of this hotel is to “Celebrate life at Ubuya”. No matter at what stage of your life you’re at, Ubuya will make sure you have a special experience at the hotel.

There are various types of rooms from which you can choose (from 46㎡ to 113㎡), but all rooms have a stunning view of Mt Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko.

Not only from the room, but you can also enjoy the presence of Mt Fuji from the Onsen baths and the hotel lounge.

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2. Fuji Onsenji Yumedono Ryokan

Fuji Onsenji Yumedono Ryokan room view
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Fuji Onsenji Yumedono Ryokan (夢殿) is another high-end luxury hotel situated in the Kawaguchiko area.

This Ryokan-style hotel features various suites with in-room hot springs, a restqaurant where you can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine, and a Japanese garden with a stunning Mount Fuji view.

The hotel offers a shuttle service from Kawaguchiko Station which takes about 4 minutes.

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Midrange

3. HOTEL MYSTAYS Fuji Onsen Resort

HOTEL MYSTAYS Fuji Onsen Resort room view
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HOTEL MYSTAYS Fuji Onsen Resort (ホテルマイステイズ富士山 展望温泉) is a hotel located right between Lake Kawaguchiko and Fuji Q Highland.

This hotel opened in 2016 and offers comfortable western-type guest rooms at a reasonable price.

One of the most attractive features of this hotel is the Onsen bath on the top floor of the building which provides an uninterrupted view of Mt Fuji.

The hotel is a little removed from Lake Kawaguchiko, but it is within walking distance from Fuji Q Highland. So if you’re planning to visit the amusement park, then this may be a good choice for you.

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4. Fuji View Hotel

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Situated on the south side of Lake Kawaguchiko, Fuji View Hotel (富士ビューホテル) is a hotel that provides unrestricted panoramas of Mt Fuji.

You can choose from Traditional Japanese-style rooms and Western-style rooms.

The hotel has an extensive 100,000m² garden which changes dramatically in appearance depending on the season you choose to visit.

If you visit during springtime, you will be able to enjoy the stunning view of Mt Fuji behind 300 cherry trees blossoming.

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Budget

5. Fuji Royal Hotel Kawaguchiko

Fuji Royal Hotel Kawaguchiko room view
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Fuji Royal Hotel Kawaguchiko (ロイヤルホテル河口湖) is a hotel located at the south-east side of Lake Kawaguchiko.

This hotel provides a wide variety of rooms going from private deluxe rooms to dormitory-style shared rooms, so you can choose depending on your traveling style.

The hotel offers Onsen baths that uses hot springs from Mt Fuji, as well as a restaurant where you can enjoy healthy, Japanese cuisine.

You can also rent a bike to ride alongside the Lake and discover the Fuji-kawaguchiko area.

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6. Cabin & Lounge Highland Station Inn Capsule Hotel

Cabin & Lounge Highland Station Inn Capsule Hotel room view
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Cabin & Lounge Highland Station Inn Capsule Hotel (キャビン&ラウンジ ハイランドステーションイン カプセルホテル) is a capsule-type hotel located right in front of Fuji Q Highland.

This hotel describes itself as a “luxury capsule hotel”, and it offers high-tech capsules for the visitors. The capsules, or cabins, are 120cm in width, 120cm in height, and 210cm long.

The hotel also has a spacious lobby/lounge where you can share your travel experiences with the other guests.

One of the most attractive points is the location, being just a few minutes away from the nearest train station.

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Hostel and Guesthouse

7. Guesthouse Sakuya

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Guesthouse Sakuya (ゲストハウス咲耶) is a guesthouse located at the north-west side of Lake Kawaguchiko.

This guesthouse has a nostalgic vibe from its interior design, which provides a different experience in comparison to the other places on this list.

You can choose between Japanese-style and Western-style rooms. And you can relax at the Onsen bath while contemplating the majestic view of Mt Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko.

Although it is a little far away from the nearest train station, the guesthouse provides a shuttle service to and from Kawaguchiko Station.

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8. K’s House Fuji View – Backpackers Hostel

K's House Fuji View - Backpackers Hostel room view
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K’s House Fuji View – Backpackers Hostel (バックパッカーズホステル ケイズハウス富士ビュー) is a hostel located in a residential area, south of Lake Kawaguchiko.

This hostel provides a relaxing atmosphere with a wide extended view of Mt Fuji.

The hostel also has a spacious lounge and a fully equipped kitchen where guests can prepare their own meals while meeting and becoming friends with the other guests.

It might not be as accessible as other places on this list, but being situated in a residential area will make this experience a little closer to being a local.

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Ryokan

9. Hotel Mifujien

Hotel Mifujien room view
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Hotel Mifujien (ホテル美富士園) is a Ryokan-style hotel situated on the east side of Lake Kawaguchiko.

Breathtaking view of both Lake Kawaguchiko and Mt Fuji is guaranteed from all guestrooms and you can also enjoy a great view from the outdoor Onsen bath.

The restaurant in this hotel will provide traditional Japanese cuisine for both breakfast and dinner, prepared with seasonal high-quality ingredients.

The Ryokan also has a cafe where you can have your coffee/tee while contemplating Mt Fuji, and a Karaoke lounge where you can enjoy the Japanese-style Karaoke experience.

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10. Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen Konansou

Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen Konansou room view
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Lastly, we have Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen Konansou (富士河口湖温泉郷 湖南荘) which is another Ryokan-style hotel, but this one is located on the south-east side of Lake Kawaguchiko.

There are Japanese-style rooms and Western-style rooms, so you can choose depending on your preferences. Some of the rooms include an outdoor Onsen bath.

You can relax at the indoor and outdoor Onsen baths, some of which you can reserve to enjoy privately.

The Ryokan also includes a wide terrace where you can enjoy the view of the Lake and Mt Fuji, a large buffet restaurant for the breakfast, an aesthetic salon, a game area, a Karaoke salon, laundry room, and much more.

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What to Do around Mt.Fuji?

Besides the obvious “climbing the mountain”, there are actually many things that you can do around Mt. Fuji. Here are just a few of those things.

▶︎Top Things to Do around Mt. Fuji

-1st. Mt. Kachi Kachi Ropeway: Located next to Lake Kawaguchiko, this ropeway runs to the summit of Mt Tenjo, from which you can enjoy the view of Mt Fuji, Lake Kawaguchiko and the surrounding area.

-2nd. Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine: Officially called “Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja” (北口本宮冨士浅間神社), this Shinto shrine is located the north side of Mt Fuji between Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Yamanaka.

-3rd. Yamanakako Hanano Miyako Koen: Located next to Lake Yamanaka, Hanano Miyako Koen(花の都公園) is a 300,000 ㎡ park displays various kinds of seasonal flower from spring to autumn with the astonishing view of Mt Fuji on the background.

-4th. Gotemba Premium Outlets: Located in Gotemba City at the base of Mt Fuji, there are 200 outlet shops congregated in a single area where you can walk around and shop at these stores where you can get great deals.

-5th. Fuji Q Highland: Located on the foot of Mt. Fuji, this is one of the most popular amusement parks in Japan. The park holds several world record-breaking rides including roller coasters, swings and more.


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