Located just a 5-minute walk from Gekkoji Train Station in the Fuji Yoshida area, Mt. Fuji Hostel Michael's features free property-wide Wi-Fi and chargeable washing machines/clothes dryers. Popular Fujikyu Highland Amusement Park is an 8-minute train ride away. The property offers both simply furnished private rooms and dormitory rooms with bunk beds. All bunks come with private curtains and reading lights. Shower and toilets are shared. Housekeeping services including a linen change will be provided upon request. Towels are available at an additional charge. Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's offers free-use lockers (deposit required) and luggage storage services (subject to availability). The hostel is a 20-minute walk to Chureito Pagoda, which provides a great view of Mount Fuji. Lake Kawaguchi can be reached within a 10-minute train ride.

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

Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 20, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews


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  • L
    Location, friendly staff, near supermarket and famous street for mount fuji view
  • Napoli
    The staff was fantastic and so helpful. Location was perfect, close to the station and places to eat as well as to the temple.
  • Jdeperry
    I enjoyed the vibe of the hostel, it was clean, easygoing, the Owner Michael and his wife are adorable :) they gave us a lot of advices and recommendations, very available and easy to talk to. We really spent a nice time in their hostel and we...
  • Rochelle
    Amazing place in Fujiyoshida! It’s easily my top favorite for this trip. The property is VERY clean, comfy, cozy! The owner couple and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Michael san even drove me to the station so I can catch my bus. I...
  • Dally
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great place with private lockers and a great location along a walking street. A short walk from both stations and great views of mount Fuji. The kitchen is great too with free coffee and tea! This place is cozy and fun, and amazing for a solo...
  • Anna
    staff was very friendly and accommodating, all facilities were clean, and comfortable.
  • Ashley
    Michael and Kako-san were very friendly and welcoming.
  • Adrian
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff really do treat you like family and do whatever they can to make your stay enjoyable! They can help with any booking or bus/train or anything else you may need. Which helps a lot if you don't speak or read Japanese. Amazing people!
  • John
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was quiet and they had a nice little area with a toaster, microwave, and a water heater. A great view of my Fuji too. The couple who owned the hostel are friendly and caring.
  • Sisterdaughter
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I was looking for an affordable, central location where I could explore the Five Lakes area, and this more than fit the bill! Mr. Michael and Kazuko-san were very kind as well as willing to share their knowledge of the area and give...

Property questions and answers
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  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Answered on 6 September 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes but it is First Come First Served
    Answered on 6 September 2019
  • Hi, can it pay at the hotel?

    First and foremost, when a guest makes a reservation via the internet, registration of a credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. The ro..
    Answered on 8 April 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Answered on 6 September 2019
  • hello, Do you have parking for microbus at your hostel??

    Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. We do have 3 parking spaces. However, it is on a first come first serve basis. Microbus can fit in the parking but we..
    Answered on 24 April 2023
  • Hi.I’d like to stay on 8 Sept, and climb Mt Fuji on 9th. Would you know what is the earliest bus to frm Fujiyoshida to Mt Fuji 5th station pls?

    Hello, Thank you for your message. Regarding your inquiry, the earlier bus from FUJISAN STATION to FUJI SUBARU 5TH STATION is at 6:20 AM and every h..
    Answered on 4 September 2023
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Amenities of Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Dryer
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Filipino

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 1:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa NICOS Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests who wish to use parking need to reply to the confirmation e-mail sent from the hostel.

Towels sets are available at an additional charge.

This property offers single beds only. Each bed or Japanese futon mat is only allowed to be used by 1 person.

Please note the maximum capacity for dormitory-type rooms is 10 guests. If you wish to book for more than 10 people, please make a separate booking.

Please note that children under 16 years of age cannot be accommodated at this hotel.

Please note that prepayment is required at the time of booking. Please contact the property directly for more details.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's

  • Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's is 2,450 feet from the center of Fujiyoshida. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Mt Fuji Hostel Michael's may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.