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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Lake Kawaguchi, Japan - Updated 2020

airbnb Lake Kawaguchi, Japan
Katherine
Katherine
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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.

1. Minshuku Aoiso #3 with best view of Mt. Fuji (from USD 104)

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
290 reviews
Room in ryokan (japan) 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms and amenities are beautiful
the room had a very nice view of mt
traditional accommodation with common room to drink coffee or tea and relax
fuji view from our room is amazing
enjoyed great mt fuji view from the room
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and in traditional japanese style
the room is clean and breakfast is delicious
the place is sparkling clean and the rooms are really cozy
the guesthouse was very comfortable and clean
the room is so clean and beautiful that we feel very comfortable
Host:
shogo was a very good host
the house owner is glad to help us
he was kind and helpful
shogo was an excellent host
shogo is very nice host and very helpful
Location:
beautiful room in a fantastic location
house beautiful and close to many places to eat
excellent location to have a nice vue of the mont fuji
the perfect place to stay if you're looking to get away from the city life for a few days
that’s definitely one highlight of the location
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2. Annex of Yasuragiso Inn with amazing view of Mt.Fuji near lake (from USD 77)

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 Lake
Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, Japan
184 reviews
Entire house 0 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fuji view can clearly be seen from the room
the 2 rooms are able to see mt fuji view clearly superb
nice room with amazing view of mount fuji
coming back from the lake we continue to enjoy the fuji view from our room
one of the bedroom which has a/c is spacious and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and quiet
clean and easy to reach
the place was clean and with comfortable futon
inside the house was flawlessly clean tidy and well organized
fujithe house is impeccably clean and comfortable with everything you need
Host:
the home owners are lovely
the hosts were great
aki and his wife were wonderful hosts
the owners are super nice helpful and quick response
great hospitality quick response through airbnb messaging and very very friendly host
Location:
the location is the best part
a bit of distance from the station but other than that a great place
bike hire is easy as is walking/transport to the many tourist attractions
lovely place huge supermarket near by
a great local supermarket is close by
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3. Yasuragiso annex for 1 person, near lake (from USD 73)

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 Lake
Fujikawaguchiko-machi , Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, Japan
63 reviews
Private room in house 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
can see the fuji view at this room but the wifi signal is too low strength in the room
i would recommend having access to wifi for getting around town
the accommodation is comfortable with a view of mount fuji
a bit cold in winter but the heater works well in the room
good thing there are heated toilet seats in japan and at aki’s place
Cleanliness:
the place is spacious clean and decent
the room is good and clean
clean room in a cosy traditional japanese house
it was a beautiful clean and authentic stay
quite neighborhood very clean house
Host:
host was very friendly
hospitality wellcome and best conmunication with owner
the host is very kind
the host aki is very friendly he drove us to different beautiful spots
the host is very responsive helpful friendly they tried their best to response to our enquiry
Location:
very nice place near lake kawaguchiko and the station
the location is pretty good a shame we didn't get to see mount fuji because of all the clouds
aki made the location very easy to find and check-in was painless
great place to stay if you are traveling to see mt fuji and the yamanashi prefecture
good location clean comfortable and good atmosphere
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4. Yasuragiso with Mt.Fuji view, near lake and Onsen (from USD 75)

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 & Onsen
Fujikawaguchiko-machi , Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, Japan
92 reviews
Private room in house 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a beautiful house and view from our room with plenty of space for just the two of us
the room was lovely and tidy with the best view of fuji you could ask for highly recommended
an amazing view of mt fuji from the large windows just outside the room on a clear day
this is a traditional japanese style room with a good mount fuji view
a delightful traditional place with all modern facilities
Cleanliness:
very clean and neat
clean and traditional tatami room
the room is big and clean
the room was clean and tidy and very spacious
loved the place very clean and quiet easy to find
Host:
the host is informative and helpful
the hosts are very lovely and hospitable
great host with good english skills
very nice landlord very helpful
most wonderful and caring hosts
Location:
location was great as everything is in walking distance for kawaguchiko
in the perfect location for lake kawaguchiko
near from station and you can go to lake so easy
stores and eateries are a 10 min walk but the highlight is the mighty mt
and thanks for dropping us to kawaguchiko station
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5. Minshuku Aoiso 4 (from USD 104)

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
218 reviews
Room in ryokan (japan) 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room provides an amazing view of mt
the best thing is the fuiji mountain view from the room as well as the authentic japanese hot bath
the room we had was a gorgeous tatami room and a breathtaking view of mt
fuji and this place is available book it the view is absolutely stunning and the rooms are beautiful
shogo’s guest house is delightful with rooms affording views of mount fuji
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and comfortable
quiet spotless ryokan with great character
cleanliness is to be complimented for and everything is well-equipped
the room is clean and comfortable we could see the mt
our room was clean and just as it was pictured online
Host:
the host is helpful and friendly
shogo was a great host with great hospitality and is very helpful
the owner is very friendly and helpful
shogo and his mother were excellent hosts
shogo was an absolutely great host
Location:
the location was great
the location is perfectly situated with easy access to the lake and station
excellent facilities with stunning location and scenery
we even got a free shuttle to the station
the breakfast is delicious and the location is perfect
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6. Large Western-style room

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.

おおきな木 洋室
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

7. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi Garden View Room

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
14 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Beautiful private house

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
60 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Big house 2.3 km from Kawaguchiko Station

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 Sta
Minamitsuru-gun, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Yamanashi-ken, Japan
28 reviews
Private room in house 16 Beds 11 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Yoshimura 3

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 C
Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
58 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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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Katherine is a 24 year old graduate student from the United States. Her latest travels include Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and Uganda. Photography and writing are her ideal ways to explore and...Read more

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