Guest Houses in Kanagawa
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- 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 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 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 ©NAVITIME JAPAN. Travel Info Check out our travel tips to make your trip better!
Interested in a Short-stay Experience of Everyday Life in Kamakura?The Best 4 Guest Houses in Kamakura
- Kamakura is one of the ancient capitals in Japan, and is the closest to Tokyo, the present-day capital. If you would like to experience everyday life in Kamakura just like a local resident, then guesthouses are your best choice. Guesthouses have a lot to offer, including the pleasant interaction between guests and owners; if you stay in one, you’re sure to want to return in the future. In this section we introduce some of Kamakura’s best guesthouses. 1. A traditional kominka house with a Japanese-style fireplace (irori) & a bar — the Kamakura Guesthouse offers everything you could possibly need The building in which the Kamakura Guesthouse is located was formerly a Japanese-style restaurant. Renovated by the owner himself, it features a large traditional fireplace in the shared space. The dormitory, which offers a spacious Japanese-style atmosphere, is 3,500yen per night per person. The craftsman-made Japanese soft bedding should ensure sound sleep. A gate leads to the basement of the guesthouse where the Bar Little Planet is situated.Drinks and snacks served in the bar can be taken out. Many guests take out dried fish to grill it at the guesthouse fireplace. 2. Time passes slowly and relaxedly at the Kamejikan guesthouse From Enoden Yuigahama Station, a 15-minute walk takes you to the Kamejikan guesthouse, located in a traditional kominka house. Situated in Zaimokuza, which was formerly a prosperous port town, staying at this guesthouse with two private rooms and a shared dormitory room is a nostalgic experience, just like visiting your grandma in the country. A stay here costs from 9,000ｙｅｎ per room per night. The dormitory costs from 3,200yen per person per night. 3.Only a minute’s walk from the beach! Inn By The Sea Kamakura has a superb location From Enoden Hase Station, a two-minute walk takes you to the Inn By The Sea Kamakura guesthouse. Yuigahama Beach is located right behind it! The friendly owners (a Japanese man and his Canadian wife) will give you a warm welcome. 4. IZA Kamakura Guesthouse & Bar—A place for travelers to meet Housed in a stylish brick building, IZA Kamakura Guesthouse & Bar is just a two-minute walk from Enoden Hase Station. What distinguishes this guesthouse from other types of accommodation (for example in Komachi-dori Street or other parts of Kamakura) is its refined atmosphere and location in a quiet residential area. The brick building and the big “noren” curtain at the entrance make this guesthouse a local landmark! Inside the guesthouse, on the left near the entrance, a stairwell creates a nice shared space with a relaxing atmosphere. In winter, the retro-style fireplace adds a romantic atmosphere to the space. There is also a bar counter behind it. Staying at the dormitory costs from 3,500yen per night.On the 1st floor there are two private rooms: a double and a twin (with bunk beds).On the 2nd floor there are three rooms: a dormitory for women only, one for men and women (both equipped with three three-tier bunk beds respectively), and a room for four persons. ©NAVITIME JAPAN. Travel Info We recommend that you find the nice trip.
Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo’s most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.
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