If you're looking to book a hotel with the best view of Mt. Fuji around, why not book one that was built specifically for that precise purpose? Welcome to Hotel Mt. Fuji.
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Located at an elevation of 1,100 meters near Lake Yamanaka in Yamanashi Prefecture, Hotel Mt. Fuji was built for the express purpose of viewing Mt. Fuji. It also delivers sweeping views of Lake Yamanaka, and guests can enjoy walking through the area's beautiful natural landscapes.
As an interesting side note, all of the hotel staff have passed the official Mt. Fuji exam at some level. Have a question about Japan's most famous mountain? The staff here are actually certified to answer. Don't hesitate to ask for advice on the best way(s) to enjoy Mt. Fuji!
The hotel of course offers a variety of Fuji views: from the open-air baths, from the cafe... The view from the garden, however, is perhaps the most striking. Take a stroll outside for sweeping views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Yamanaka, breathtaking throughout all four seasons.
At the time of this writing, Hotel Mt. Fuji offers functional, comfortable, and surprisingly spacious rooms.
A Standard Twin Room
A Japanese/Western-style Room
Hotel Mt. Fuji offers both indoor and outdoor baths filled from the natural Beni Fuji no Yu hot spring source of Yamanakako Onsen. Take a relaxing soak while gazing at Mt. Fuji, and be sure to check out the outdoor bath at night for a view of the starry sky that is said to rival a planetarium.
Looking to immerse yourself in something other than hot springs? Don't miss the hotel's pool!
For dinner the hotel offers several choices, all of which are sure to please. Restaurants The Main Dining and Shunka offer authentic French cuisine and traditional Japanese fare, respectively. The Main Dining's sommelier can recommend the best wine to match your taste and the meal, and locally produced sake or shochu (Japanese liquor) makes a great companion to the courses served at Shunka. The Garden Cafe offers a buffet with a diverse spread sure to keep you refilling your plate. The hotel's restaurants use the finest local and seasonal ingredients.
The Garden Cafe offers an expansive spread for breakfast including both Western and Japanese dishes, and the floor-to-ceiling windows provide both an open, airy atmosphere and great views of Mt. Fuji.
Those in need of nightcap or two are not left hanging. Duck into the swanky, well-stocked Bar Eau de joie for a few rounds.