Lake Kawaguchi in Japan is one of the most popular and easily accessible of the Fuji Five Lakes. It is a favorite destination for foreigners and locals who enjoy the hot springs and spectacular views of Mt. Fuji. If you come in mid-April, you’ll witness the famous cherry blossoms blooming. Likewise, if you arrive in the fall, you’ll be in awe of the autumn colors as the maple tree leaves change to fiery shades of orange and red. Located about 100 km (62 miles) outside of Tokyo, Lake Kawaguchi is only an hour and a half drive away. It is also accessible via public transit. Take a look at these recommended Airbnb vacation rentals near Lake Kawaguchi.
This Japanese inn boasts of some of the best views of Mt. Fuji in the area. They offer free pickup after 3 p.m. from Kawaguchiko station. It is only a minute’s walk from the sightseeing bus stop #5 and also close to local restaurants, the Kawaguchiko bridge, and the lake itself. The room offers traditional bedding with tatami floor and futons, complimentary green tea, a sitting area with a view of Mt. Fuji, and a shared bathroom.
Shogo's house Aoiso3 TheBestFujiview 民宿あおい荘南都留郡, 山梨県, Japan
Top guest reviewsthe rooms and amenities are beautifulthe room had a very nice view of mttraditional accommodation with common room to drink coffee or tea and relaxfuji view from our room is amazingenjoyed great mt fuji view from the roomthe house is clean and in traditional japanese stylethe room is clean and breakfast is deliciousthe place is sparkling clean and the rooms are really cozythe guesthouse was very comfortable and cleanthe room is so clean and beautiful that we feel very comfortable
Host:shogo was a very good hostthe house owner is glad to help ushe was kind and helpfulshogo was an excellent hostshogo is very nice host and very helpfulRead more reviewsbeautiful room in a fantastic locationhouse beautiful and close to many places to eatexcellent location to have a nice vue of the mont fujithe perfect place to stay if you're looking to get away from the city life for a few daysthat’s definitely one highlight of the location
Affordable and hospitable, this accommodation can sleep up to six guests. It is furnished with futon sets, a refrigerator, microwave, TV, and toiletries. Free parking and rental bicycles are available. Do note that the bathroom is a shared facility. This room is a short five-minute walk to the lake and easily accessible to local bus routes if you want to explore the area.
Annex(Private Mt.FujiView 2rooms,toilet) near LakeMinamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, Japan
Top guest reviewsfuji view can clearly be seen from the roomthe 2 rooms are able to see mt fuji view clearly superbnice room with amazing view of mount fujicoming back from the lake we continue to enjoy the fuji view from our roomone of the bedroom which has a/c is spacious and comfortablethe place is clean and quietclean and easy to reachthe place was clean and with comfortable futoninside the house was flawlessly clean tidy and well organizedfujithe house is impeccably clean and comfortable with everything you need
Host:the home owners are lovelythe hosts were greataki and his wife were wonderful hoststhe owners are super nice helpful and quick responsegreat hospitality quick response through airbnb messaging and very very friendly hostRead more reviewsthe location is the best parta bit of distance from the station but other than that a great placebike hire is easy as is walking/transport to the many tourist attractionslovely place huge supermarket near bya great local supermarket is close by
This cozy private room has its own garden, filled with local flora and bonsai. The room includes a private bathroom, futon sets for sleeping, toiletries, and a few kitchen appliances for your convenience. Local attractions such as the lake and hot springs are nearby. The Kawaguchiko station is within walking distance, which provides public transportation to Tokyo and the region’s two international airports.
Yasuragiso (Mt.Fuji view private room )Near LakeFujikawaguchiko-machi , Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, Japan
Top guest reviewscan see the fuji view at this room but the wifi signal is too low strength in the roomi would recommend having access to wifi for getting around townthe accommodation is comfortable with a view of mount fujia bit cold in winter but the heater works well in the roomgood thing there are heated toilet seats in japan and at aki’s placethe place is spacious clean and decentthe room is good and cleanclean room in a cosy traditional japanese houseit was a beautiful clean and authentic stayquite neighborhood very clean house
Host:host was very friendlyhospitality wellcome and best conmunication with ownerthe host is very kindthe host aki is very friendly he drove us to different beautiful spotsthe host is very responsive helpful friendly they tried their best to response to our enquiryRead more reviewsvery nice place near lake kawaguchiko and the stationthe location is pretty good a shame we didn't get to see mount fuji because of all the cloudsaki made the location very easy to find and check-in was painlessgreat place to stay if you are traveling to see mt fuji and the yamanashi prefecturegood location clean comfortable and good atmosphere
This rental is centrally located and offers breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji. It’s a great option for a solo traveler or small family on vacation. The bedroom has Japanese-style tatami mats and futons plus a bathroom with a shower. Guests can have access to rented bicycles and a washing machine upon request. A local supermarket, 24-hour convenience store, and cafes are right around the corner. Other attractions such as hot springs and lake activities are easily accessible. Your host would be happy to share some tips on what to see and how to get there.
Yasuragiso(Mt.Fuji view room) Near Lake & OnsenFujikawaguchiko-machi , Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, Japan
Top guest reviewsa beautiful house and view from our room with plenty of space for just the two of usthe room was lovely and tidy with the best view of fuji you could ask for highly recommendedan amazing view of mt fuji from the large windows just outside the room on a clear daythis is a traditional japanese style room with a good mount fuji viewa delightful traditional place with all modern facilitiesvery clean and neatclean and traditional tatami roomthe room is big and cleanthe room was clean and tidy and very spaciousloved the place very clean and quiet easy to find
Host:the host is informative and helpfulthe hosts are very lovely and hospitablegreat host with good english skillsvery nice landlord very helpfulmost wonderful and caring hostsRead more reviewslocation was great as everything is in walking distance for kawaguchikoin the perfect location for lake kawaguchikonear from station and you can go to lake so easystores and eateries are a 10 min walk but the highlight is the mighty mtand thanks for dropping us to kawaguchiko station
The guest house offers several different rooms for travelers. This accommodation offers a traditionally decorated and styled space that sleeps up to two guests. Free pickup is offered after 3 p.m. and it is only a one minute’s walk to the sightseeing bus stop and five minutes to the lake. Local restaurants and a 7-11 store are a 10-minute walk away. Amenities in this room include a green tea set, tourist brochures, towel and toiletries, and small kitchen appliances.
Shogo's house Aoiso4 TheBestFujiview 民宿あおい荘南都留郡, 山梨県, Japan
Top guest reviewsthe room provides an amazing view of mtthe best thing is the fuiji mountain view from the room as well as the authentic japanese hot baththe room we had was a gorgeous tatami room and a breathtaking view of mtfuji and this place is available book it the view is absolutely stunning and the rooms are beautifulshogo’s guest house is delightful with rooms affording views of mount fujithe house is clean and comfortablequiet spotless ryokan with great charactercleanliness is to be complimented for and everything is well-equippedthe room is clean and comfortable we could see the mtour room was clean and just as it was pictured online
Host:the host is helpful and friendlyshogo was a great host with great hospitality and is very helpfulthe owner is very friendly and helpfulshogo and his mother were excellent hostsshogo was an absolutely great hostRead more reviewsthe location was greatthe location is perfectly situated with easy access to the lake and stationexcellent facilities with stunning location and scenerywe even got a free shuttle to the stationthe breakfast is delicious and the location is perfect
This private room near Lake Kawaguchi can comfortably host up to two guests. It includes one bedroom and a separate private bath. The bed is on the floor but is very comfortable and spacious. Additional amenities include free parking, WiFi, and AC. Nearby attractions surrounding Lake Kawaguchi are a short walk or drive away.
Retreat to nature in this charming private room, located 3.7 km (2.3 miles) from the Kawaguchiko station. The house has a beautiful garden and is within walking distance of pharmacies, supermarkets, and restaurants. Amenities in the room include towels, an electric kettle, WiFi, and tea/coffee. The one bedroom and shared bath can accommodate up to four guests.
FujikawaguchikoKAKUREYA.富士河口湖隠れ宿(garden view Room)南都留郡富士河口湖町, 山梨県, Japan
A romantic getaway for nature lovers, this home offers several rooms to accommodate six guests. It is located 3.7 km (2.3 miles) from the Kawaguchiko station. Pharmacies, supermarkets, and restaurants are a short walk away. The room comes with two single beds, a desk and chairs, electric kettle, and a hairdryer. Your hosts want to make you feel at home and offer a complimentary breakfast and WiFi at no additional cost.
富士河口湖隠れ宿&桧木風呂kawaguchikoKAKUREYA 2room&Cypressbath南都留郡富士河口湖町, 山梨県, Japan
This spacious home is ideal for a large group or family with its 11 bedrooms and two baths. All rooms have Japanese-style features, including the use of tatami mats and futon sets. The home also includes a hot tub, a rare feature for homes in this area. Your host will be happy to help you plan your visit and help you arrange transportation if needed. Shops and restaurants are just down the road. Bicycles are available for rent to help you get around the area easily. The house boasts of a beautiful view of Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi.
♦MAX60♦ONSEN Big HOUSE★2.3km from Kawaguchiko StaMinamitsuru-gun, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Yamanashi-ken, Japan
This small private room can sleep up to three guests and has a shared bathroom. The traditional Japanese house is located within a 10-15 minute walking radius to local attractions and transportation options. It’s a great location for walking along the trails surrounding the lake and reaching the viewpoints for Mt. Fuji. Previous guests compliment the easy check in and its centralized location.
Yoshimura easy stay room CFujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Idyllic mountainside retreat
While most tourists visit Tokyo, you’d be amiss to skip the scenic valley and the nearby Lake Kawaguchi not far from the Japanese capital. The serene waterfront and surrounding forest provide a peaceful respite from the frenetic pace of life in the city. This destination is easy to reach using Japan’s public transportation system. Each of the simple and welcoming Airbnb vacation rentals listed above will give you a taste of the local hospitality and create lasting memories. Book one of these listings when you plan your trip to Lake Kawaguchi.
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