Located in Fujikawaguchiko, half a mile from Lake Kawaguchi, HOSTEL MICHIKUSA-YA provides accommodations with a garden, free private parking and a shared lounge. The 3-star hostel has air-conditioned rooms with a shared bathroom and free WiFi. The property has a shared kitchen, free shuttle service and luggage storage for guests. Fuji-Q Highland is 2.9 miles from the hostel, while Mount Fuji is 16 miles away. The nearest airport is Shizuoka Airport, 75 miles from HOSTEL MICHIKUSA-YA.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

HOSTEL MICHIKUSA-YA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 11, 2018

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
3 futon beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Fujikawaguchiko
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  • Amparo
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The owner of this place is amazing, he keeps this place super clean. He picked us up from the train station and dropped us. He's an amazing guy.
  • Tomas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great views of Mt. Fuji, very comfortable room and clean facilities. Michi was extremely attentive and helpful. Liked it so much we changed our plans to return.
  • K
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The owner is the most friendly and accommodating host! He also offered to pick us up and drop us off at the train station which made our stay there a breeze.
  • Selena
    We were picked up from Kawaguchiko Station and had a wonderful experience. It was located in a quiet residential area and was a quick walk to a lake - very beautiful! You can see Mt Fuji from the common room on a nice clear day, and staying here...
  • Olvera
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff is incredibly nice! If you book the rooms with the view, you will get a beautiful sight (if weather permits). You make your bed but is super comfortable!
  • Brendanmccallum
    Great view of Fuji-san from the backyard. Lucky enough to have a clear morning to enjoy the sight. Great host, the space is cosy and welcoming. We were in the dorm so bunk beds (lots of space considering), but they are still bunk beds haha....
  • W
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything. Everything was perfect. Words can't describe how wonderful of an experience it was here with such an incredible host. I recommend this place to anyone, and when I come back to Japan in July to hike Fuji San, I will stay here as home...
  • Tess
    very clean and great communal areas (lounge and shared bathrooms). the owner was very kind, welcoming and helpful
  • Jia
    This is a traditional futon-style hostel. Have to set up your own futon bed. Comes with a good view of Mount Fuji from the room and common living room. Clean facilities - shared shower rooms and toilets were clean. Enjoyed the warm water for...
  • Megan
    everything about this hostel went above and beyond our expectations!

Property questions and answers
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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Sheets are included in the price, but towels are available for rental (200 yen).
    Answered on 22 October 2019
  • is meal available? if so how much extra? is there good restaurant near by?

    We provide simple dishes such as fried rice and fried noodle etc. The price is 600~700 yen. There are also Japanese restaurants and izakayas nearby. We recommend according to your wishes.
    Answered on 29 March 2020
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Free lockers with locks are available.
    Answered on 22 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Our check-in time is from 15: 00. So, if you arrive at before 15:00, We can keep your luggage, However you may not be able to use your room yet. Of course I will do my best to provide your room as soon as possible. We are sorry in advance.
    Answered on 22 October 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Answered on 22 October 2019

Area info *

Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
    • Shuttle service
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Baggage storage
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    HOSTEL MICHIKUSA-YA takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    Until 10:00 AM



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    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 3 are welcome.

    Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 3 and up are allowed)


    Pets are not allowed.

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