Yamanashi has many famous tourist spots such as Kofu, Isawa, Katsunuma, Fujiyoshida, etc. Hotels are abundant in the vicinity as well. In this article, we will introduce three recommended hotels that are ideal for sightseeing in Yamanashi.

Famous Onsen in Yamanashi : Isawa Onsen Hotel Fuji

Located in Isawa Onsen-Kyo Hot Spring Village, Hotel Fuji is a hot spring resort with six different onsens. For example, there are Oiwa bath which is the largest in Yamanashi, an open-air bath where you can overlook a garden, and a private bath where you can view Kofu from above. In addition, Yamanashi appeals to tourists with its irresistible charm of authentic Japanese-styled rooms that utilize the warmth of wood, gozen menus that make use of the taste of food ingredients, and its local famous gourmets.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Hotel Fuji
  • Street address: 〒406-0024192 Kawanakajima, Isawacho, Fuefuki, Yamanashi 
  • Access: About 5 minutes by courtesy car from Isawa Onsen Station
  • Wi-Fi: Lobby area only (no Wi-fi in rooms)
  • Language: English speaking staff available
  • Credit cards: OK

Resort Hotel at the foot of Mt. Fuji: Highland Resort Hotel & Spa

The Highland Resort Hotel & Spa is a resort hotel with a spectacular view of Mt. Fuji right in front. If you stay here, you will be offered with benefits such as pre-opening priority entry to Fuji-Q Highland and free admission to Fujiyama Onsen. What's more, facilities inside are amazing. There are 4 restaurants, a bar lounge and a souvenir shop, as well as a beauty salon which is available at the adjoining Fujiyama Onsen.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
  • Street address: 〒403-0017 5-6-1 Shinnishihara, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 
  • Access:About 5 minutes by free shuttle bus from Fujikyu Railway "Mt. Fuji Station"
  • Wi-Fi:All rooms have free Wi-Fi
  • Language:English, Chinese and Korean speaking staff available
  • Credit cards:OK

Resort Hotel in Kiyosato: Kiyosato-Kogen Hotel

The Kiyosato-Kogen Hotel, located at the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake at an altitude of 1,450m, is also called "a resort hotel in the sky". From the guest rooms, you can see the magnificent scenery of the Akaishi Mountains and Mt. Fuji. A starry sky is overhead at night. There is an observatory on the 4th floor of the hotel and you can make use of an astronomical telescope for free! We also recommend the open-air bath where you can look at the starry night sky while taking a bath.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Kiyosato-Kogen Hotel
  • Street address: 〒407-0301 3545 Kiyosato, Takanecho, Hokuto, Yamanashi 
  • Access: About 5 minutes by courtesy car from Kiyosato Station (reservation required) / 3 hours and 30 minutes by expressway bus from Shinjuku (reservation required)
  • Wi-Fi: All rooms have free Wi-Fi
  • Language: English speaking staff available
  • Credit cards: OK


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