Since the Fuji Five Lakes area is a popular tourist destination for admiring Mt. Fuji, there are many hotels. In this article, we will introduce 3 highly recommended hotels among them.

Ryokan at Lake Kawaguchiko with all rooms having open-air baths: Fuji Onsenji Yumedono

Fuji Onsenji Yumedono, which is on the shore of Lake Kawaguchi, is a luxurious ryokan with all rooms having open-air baths. These open-air baths of guest rooms use hot spring from Kawaguchiko-onsen and are designed to let you stretch your legs comfortably in the bathtub. Also, the rooms are well-lighted and in modern Japanese-style. All the rooms are spacious. What's more, you can savor luxurious Japanese food prepared from seasonal ingredients selected from Yamanashi Prefecture and all over Japan. It is a first-rate onsen ryokan where you can enjoy wonderful service in a private space.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Fuji Onsenji Yumedono
  • Street address: 6677 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi Prefecture 〒401-0301
  • Access: About a 15-minute walk from Kawaguchiko Station
  • Wi-Fi: All rooms have free Wi-Fi
  • Credit cards: OK

A resort hotel that stands on high ground of Lake Yamanaka: Hotel Mt. Fuji

Hotel Mt. Fuji is a resort hotel built at an altitude of 1,104m. The rooms, the semi-open-air bath, and the dining room all offer panoramic views of Lake Yamanaka and Mount Fuji. In the restaurant, you can enjoy Yamanashi's seasonal food ingredients in French or Japanese dishes. Weekends, they are served in the style of casual buffet. There are also an indoor swimming pool and a natural trail available in the hotel. A foreign currency exchange service center is also there, specially catering to foreign tourists.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Hotel Mt. Fuji
  • Street address: 1360-83 Yamanaka, Yamanakako, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi 〒401-0501
  • Access: About 30 minutes by bus departing from Fujikyu Railway "Mt. Fuji Station" and then about 10 minutes by shuttle bus after getting off at "Hotel Mt. Fuji entrance" bus stop.
  • Wi-Fi: All rooms have free Wi-Fi
  • Language: English and Chinese speaking staff available
  • Credit cards: OK

Hotel on the shore of Lake Motosu: Motosu View Hotel

Motosu View Hotel is an economy hotel on the shore of Lake Motosu. You can see Mt. Fuji everywhere in the building. In particular, the scenery of trees surrounding the hotel and Mt. Fuji and the reflection of Mt. Fuji on the mirror at the entrance of the hotel are very beautiful. There are compact and simple Western-styled and Japanese-styled rooms. If you are comfortable with traditional Japanese bedding, we recommend you trying one as it will be a memorable experience. In the restaurant, you can enjoy the all-you-can-eat buffet with more than 40 kinds of dishes while admiring the magnificent Mt. Fuji.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Motosu View Hotel
  • Street address: 218-4 Motosu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi
  • Access: About 50 minutes by bus going from Kawaguchiko Station to Lake Motosu entrance and then about a 5-minute walk from the bus stop
  • Wi-Fi: All rooms have free Wi-Fi
  • Language: English speaking staff available
  • Credit cards: OK


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