Wake up to beautiful views of Mount Fuji from these unique hotels in Japan 🗻. Read to the end for epic deals of up to 20% Cashback on essentials like flights and accommodations from now till 25 July 2023!

First published: 12 December 2019

View Of Mount Fuji

Japan is best known for its oishii sushi, kawaii pop culture, and of course, the iconic Mount Fuji. After all, it is the tallest mountain in Japan at 3,776m high! And what better place to catch a glimpse of Fuji-san than in Kawaguchiko — where there are plenty of gorgeous viewpoints such as Lake Kawaguchi, one of the renowned Fuji Five Lakes.

Kawaguchiko is less than 2 hours from Tokyo by train. And it’s one of the rare places you get to stay in, with traditional ryokan inns or hotels with private onsen baths, overlooking the mountain!

View of Mt Fuji at Lake Kawaguchi - Mt Fuji Accommodations

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If you can’t decide where to stay around Mount Fuji, here’s our list of seven hotels in Japan that offer the best views of Fuji-san.

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Read also: 9 Best Mt Fuji Viewing Spots — Must-visits and Lesser Known Guide to the Best Photo Spots

1) Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso

Onsen Of Fujikawaguchiko Onsen Konanso - Hotels In Japan

Photo credit: Hotel Konanso

When looking for a hotel near Mount Fuji, you might want to consider one that actually offers a view of the mountain from your room itself (most only offer such views in the in-house hot springs).

Konanso offers rooms like that (as well as slightly cheaper rooms that offer an alternative lake view). And it still comes with in-house public onsens offering a view of the mountain! For the shy ones, there are also private onsen rooms.

Just a 10-minute drive from Kawaguchiko station, Konaso’s location also makes it very easy to explore the hotspots.

Cost: From ~S$518/night
Address: 401-0301 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Funatsu 4020, Japan

2) Hotel MYSTAYS Fuji Onsen Resort

Room of Hotel MYSTAYS - hotels in Japan

If you’re alright with not having a view of Mount Fuji from the moment you wake up, HOTEL MYSTAYS Fuji Onsen Resort is one of the more affordable options around. During our stay there, we experienced everything you’d expect of a cushy hotel even though it wasn’t super expensive. And we even got the same epic view of Mount Fuji from the hot springs on the top floor!

Onsen in Hotel Mystay - hotels in Japan

This hotel has prime access to Lake Kawaguchiko and Arakurayama Sengen Park. Plus, the Gotemba Premium Outlets for the shopaholics are only a 45-minute drive away.

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Cost: From ~S$180/night
Address: 403-0011 Yamanashi, Fujiyoshida, Arakura 2654, Japan

Read also: 7D6N Japan Itinerary Under S$1.5k — Road Trip from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji and Beyond

3) La Vista Fujikawaguchiko 

Room of La Vista Fujikawaguchiko - Hotels In Japan

Photo credit: La Vista Fujikawaguchiko


Over-indulgence in luxury can often be seen as gluttony, but all lines are blurred when you’re oooo-ing and aaah-ing in an amazing spa session at La Vista, followed by a dip in the jacuzzi and a steam in the sauna.

La Vista has onsens both public and private that offer astonishing views of the iconic Mount Fuji. But unlike other hotels in Japan, La Vista has five different pools for you to dip in. 

La Vista is also walking distance away from the Kawaguchiko Craft Park, which offers nine different classes from sandblasting to making soba!

Cost: From ~S$423/night
Address: 401-0304 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Kawaguchi 2395, Japan 

4) Shuhokaku Kogetsu

Onsen in Shuhokaku Kogetsu - Hotels In Japan

Photo credit: Shuhokaku Kogetsu

Despite its hefty price tag, Shuhokaku Kogetsu is easily one of the top hotels in Japan for Mt Fuji views because it’s located right by Lake Kawaguchiko, with views of Fuji-san from both your hotel room and the hot springs.

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Photo credit: Shuhokaku Kogetsu

Get to enjoy the full authentic experience with private Japanese kaiseki dinners included in the room price, as well as a breakfast buffet in the in-house dining hall!

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Cost: From ~S$611/night
Address: 401-0304 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Kawaguchi 2312, Japan

5) Fuji View Hotel

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Photo credit: Fuji View Hotel

From fancy suites to Japanese-style tatami rooms, Fuji View Hotel is another more affordable option that includes a breakfast buffet in the room price. Aside from the views, this hotel also interestingly offers paid activities like golf and tennis. There are also massages if you’re not into physical stuff!

Fuji View Hotel also provides free shuttle services to and from Kawaguchiko train station, and Fuji-Q Highland is only a 20-minute drive from the hotel.

Cost: From ~S$291/night
Address: 401-0310 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Katsuyama 511, Japan

6) Fufu Kawaguchiko

Room of Kawaguchiko Fufu - Hotels In Japan

Photo credit: Fufu Kawaguchiko

Probably the most premium option of the lot, Fufu Kawaguchiko is for visitors who’d like to stay someplace more isolated — quite literally surrounded by forest. Rooms come with a magnificent view of Mount Fuji for sure, along with breakfast and dinner included in the room price.

Canoeing by the lake

Photo credit: Fufu Kawaguchiko

For additional fees, the hotel also organises tour packages for guests, from canoeing on Lake Kawaguchiko and nature hikes through the famous Aokigahara forest to sunrise hikes up Mount Fuji itself during the climbing season!

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Cost: From ~S$1,805/night
Address: 401-0304 Yamanashi, Fujikawaguchiko, Kawaguchi Mizuguchi 2211-1, Japan 

7) Hotel Kaneyamaen

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Photo credit: Hotel Kaneyamaen

Depending on your preference, you may opt to stay in a Western-style room, or traditional Japanese-style room with tatami mats at Hotel Kaneyamaen. A select few rooms even include a private open-air hot spring bath for guests to soak in and admire the view of Mount Fuji in private!

Onsen of Hotel Kaneyamaen - hotels in Japan

Photo credit: Hotel Kaneyamaen

Hotel Kaneyamaen also organises seasonal events like a cherry blossom festival in the spring and a firefly festival in the summer.

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Cost: From ~S$683/night
Address: 6283 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0005, Japan

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View of Mount Fuji

If you haven’t seen Mount Fuji in person before, you’d probably be wondering what makes this mountain special enough to warrant paying a premium for a hotel room, just for a good view of it.

Honestly, the pictures simply don’t do justice — you’d have to experience for yourself just now majestic Mount Fuji looks from the moment you arrive at Kawaguchiko station!

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