• If you’re looking for a cozy, local place to stay when in the Kamakura area, you can’t go past Kamakura guesthouse, located in the heart of the city. Built by temple carpenters, the house is overflowing with traditional Japanese charm and meticulous craftsmanship.

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Featuring Japanese futon bedding, tatami floors and a functional "irori" traditional Japanese hearth used for making tea and cooking food, Kamakura guesthouse is both incredibly welcoming and comfortable while staying true to its traditional roots. If you’ve never stayed in classic style Japanese accommodation, make this guesthouse your first.

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Beyond its traditional features, the guesthouse also hosts a cozy bar, which is a great place to hang out meet fellow guests, enjoy some local booze and exchange your Japan travel stories. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen that of course features Japanese-style dishes and cups. And all the other general amenities you need to cook for yourself if you’re wanting a night in. In terms of bathroom facilities they’re open and available 24 hours a day. The rooms feature stone flooring and tile walls, high ceilings and also supply shampoo and rinse, body soap and hair dryer, all you need is your own bath towel.

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    In terms of bedding, the guests house is mainly dormitory style, and bedding is as mentioned traditional Japanese style futons. The dorm rooms are separated by gender and have a ‘lights out’ time at 10pm meaning that if you need to get a good night’s sleep before a big day exploring you won’t be kept up late by noisy neighbors. A night in the guesthouse will cost you 3,500 yen, but that includes full access to the kitchen, common room and bathroom.

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Thanks to its super central location, there are many restaurants, bars, international ATMs, a 24hr supermarket and many other shops located just a stone’s throw from the guesthouse. Its excellent location also makes it a prime spot to rent a bike. The guesthouse offers bike rental (both city and mountain bikes) for just 500 yen per day. From here you can ride to Great Buddha and Hase area in under 10 minutes, and the beach and Kamakura’s main street in around 15 minutes.

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Kamakura Guesthouse

    Kamakura
    place
    Kanagawa Pref
    Kamakura Guesthouse
    rating

    4.5

    199 Reviews
    place
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Tokiwa 273-3
    phone
    0467676078
    opening-hour
    [Check-in]14:00-20:00[Check-…

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