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10 Hotels In Japan With Views Of Mount Fuji That Look Straight Out Of A Postcard

Hotels with views of Mount Fuji


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Japan has some of the most beautiful nature and apart from cherry blossoms, there’s also the iconic Mount Fuji. Instead of just viewing it on postcards or Instagram, book a stay at a hotel that’ll offer you epic views of the mountain right outside your room window. 

Most of these hotels are located a short 2-hour drive from Tokyo, making them an easy addition to your itinerary.


1. Hotel Mystays Fuji Onsen Resort – 5-minute walk from Fujikyu Highlands station (from $200/night)


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Hotel Mystays Fuji Onsen (from $200/night) is one of the more affordable options that place you a short 5-minute walk from Fuji Q Highland amusement park and Fujikyu Highlands train station. Each room comes with floor to ceiling windows with unobstructed views.

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The bathroom is pretty compact, but has all the amenities you’ll need including bath supplies and a small tub.

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Be sure to check out the on-site hot spring bath and take in the jaw-dropping scenery. 

Book a stay at Hotel MYSTAYS Fuji Onsen Resort.

Price: From $200/night
Address: 2654 Arakura, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0011, Japan
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2. Fuji View Hotel – mountain-facing balconies (from $220/night)


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Fuji View Hotel (from $220/night) is a sight to behold – it’s surrounded by lush greenery, a lake and mountains all around. To truly complete your holiday retreat, they have an on-site hot spring you can relax in. 

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The rooms are spacious and come with sliding doors that open up to a balcony with views of Mount Fuji, and there’s a small seating area there where you can admire it from.

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If you wish to head out, Asama Shrine is worth checking out – it’s just a short 15-minute drive from the hotel. 


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Price: $220/night
Address: 511 Katsuyama, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0310, Japan
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3. Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen Hotel New Century – fresh seafood breakfasts (from $290/night)


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The rooms at Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen Hotel New Century (from $290/night) look like they came straight out of a painting with their tatami mats, Japanese style furniture and an unobstructed view of Mount Fuji. 

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There’s even a small seating area in the enclosed balcony to lounge at. To truly complete the Japanese experience, guests are provided with yukata robes. Breakfast, available at an additional price, is a menu filled with seasonal ingredients and fresh produce from the area.


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Price: From $230/night
Address: 180-1 Azagawa, 富士河口湖町 Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0303, Japan
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4. La Vista Fujikawaguchiko – private hot tub in your balcony (from $350/night)


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Book a double room at La Vista Fujikawaguchiko (from $350/night) to enjoy a private balcony which comes with a hot tub. While you’re taking a warm bath, you’ll be able to soak in the stunning mountainous backdrop in utmost privacy.

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Guests will also be able to enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast with a spread of European and Japanese dishes.


Hotel lobby’s sitting area with a view
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Price: From $350/night
Address: 2395 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0304, Japan
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5. Mizno Hotel – perched on a hilltop (from $250/night)


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Mizno Hotel (from $250/night) is located on a hilltop, with panoramic views of Lake Kawaguchi and Mount Fuji. The design of the rooms are simple, and if you top up around $50 you can get a room with a balcony where you can enjoy the fresh mountain air.

The view you’ll get with a room with balcony 
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Lake Kawaguchi is just a 2-minute walk from the hotel if you fancy a scenic walk.

You can also opt for the Japanese style rooms at a similar price
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Price: From $250/night
Address: 187 Azagawa, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0303, Japan
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6. Lakeland Hotel Mizunosato – with mini indoor kids’ playground and table tennis (from $289/night)


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Lakeland Hotel Mizunosato (from $289/night) is located mere steps from Lake Kawaguchi. The rooms offer a mix of Japanese and Western decor – they’re fitted with tatami mats and a Western-style bed, essentially giving you the best of both worlds. 

View from the bathroom
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Families with children will be pleased to know that there’s an onsite kids’ corner with slides and toys to keep them entertained, as well as a separate table tennis room. 

Outdoor hot spring bath
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The hotel offers indoor and outdoor hot spring baths that guests can make use of. 

Price: From $289/night
Address: 1070 Kodachi, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0302, Japan
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7. Hotel Mt. Fuji – cosy cottage-style rooms (from $230/night)


Communal outdoor hot spring bath with a view of the mountain
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Hotel Mt. Fuji (from $230/night) has an outdoor hot spring bath facing Mount Fuji and Lake Yamanaka. If you’re looking for activities to do while at the hotel, head over to the karaoke room which is chargeable at a fee.

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The rooms are cosy and feel like a home away from home with their wooden cupboards and floral tiled wallpaper.

Price: From $230/night
Address: 1360-83 Yamanaka, Yamanakako, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0501, Japan
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8. Highland resort hotel and spa – next to Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park (from $240/night)


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Adrenaline junkies will want to check out Highland Resort Hotel and Spa (from $240/night), located next to Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park with roller coasters and a large ferris wheel. The rooms come with carpeted floors, cherry blossom wallpaper and large windows with views of Mount Fuji. 

The spacious bathroom has a bathtub
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Free shuttle buses can bring you to and fro Fujikyu Highland train station, so getting around will be a breeze. 

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While you’re there, be sure to check out Fujiyama Onsen bathhouse, a natural hot spring right in front of the hotel. It offers both indoor and outdoor pools which hotel guests can enter for free. Outsiders can access the bath house from JPY700 (~S$8.81) per entry.

Price: From $240/night
Address: 5 Chome-6-1 Shinnishihara, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0017, Japan
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9. Shuhokaku Kogetsu – tatami flooring and futon beds (from $350/night)



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At Shuhokaku Kogetsu (from $350/night), expect spacious Japanese style accommodation where you’ll sit on tatami mats and sleep on futon bedding. You can also indulge in a private kaiseki dinner in your own room at an additional price, and tuck into dishes like Koshu Wine Pork. 


Balcony view from hotel room
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There’s a small seating area by the enclosed balcony where you can have your meal. There is also a karaoke room at the hotel that you can check out. 

Price: From $350/night
Address: 2312 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0304, Japan
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10. Fujisan Hotel Kaneyamaen – nightly drum performances (from $380/night)


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A stay at Fujisan Onsen Hotel Kaneyamaen (from $380/night) is perfect to accommodate groups of 2-4 people – the Japanese-style rooms come with 2 big double beds and ample floor space for your luggage.

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The room is split into 2 portions with a sliding door – check out the balcony with Japanese style windows you can pull open. There is also a seasonal outdoor pool available and complimentary breakfast with Western and Japanese dishes every morning. 


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A highlight here which you might not be able to get at other hotels is the traditional taiko drum performances which happen on a nightly basis within the hotel itself. 


There’s also an outdoor hot spring
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Price: From $380/night
Address: 6283 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0005, Japan
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Accommodations in Japan facing Mount Fuji


When it comes to hotels with views of Mount Fuji, there’s plenty of options from traditional ryokans to modern rooms, and those with balconies. Most of these hotels also come with indoor and outdoor hot springs which offer equally beautiful nature views. 

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