3-17-21, Zaimokuza, Kamakura, Japan, Distance from city centre: 1.4km

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All rooms are Japanese style. We have a room for 2 persons, a room for 4 persons and 6 beds in a dormitory. Feel very old city "Kamakura" ,
feel Samurai era. Kamakura can be one of the best city to visit whle you are
in Japan.
Kamejikan is the only hostel located in old Kamakura area.

Our building is 85year-old and originally built as a residence for a wealthy family and was renovated as a guest house in April 2011. The carpenter who built the building specialized in temples and shrines which reflects throughout the building with similar characteristics including a large shrine inside.

The hsotel was named Kamejikan which means turtle time in Japanese. The name was given in hopes that the guests would spend relaxing times here and remember the slow flow time in the old days. You would enjoy staying at the traditional Japanese wooden architecture.

Zaimokuza developed in 13th century as a main port in the Kamakura period, though only the ruins of the port could be seen from the Zaimokuza beach nowadays. The streets have a laid back feeling and you could find an atmosphere of days past.

All rooms are Japanese style.
We have a room for 2 persons, a room for 4 persons
and 6 beds in a dormitory room(mixed gender).
For group guests, up to 6 persons are accepted.

Electric fans will be furnished in the summer and Yutanpo (a hot water bottle) to keep you warm in bed in winter.

Check-in: From 3 p.m. till 9 p.m.
(Please kindly contact us if you cannot check in before 9 p.m.)

Check-out: 10 a.m.
For group, up to 6 persons are accepted.
Smoking: No smoking in the building (We have smoking area at our garden.)
Curfew: 11 p.m.
Payment: In cash at the time of check-in.
Reception: Open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Close between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Luggage storage service: The luggage could be kept before check-in on the day of the stay and the day of check-out as well.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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By bus:

From JR Kamakura Station
10 min ride from the station. Take No.12, 40 or 41 buses from #7 bus station at east exit of the station. Get off at Kuhonji bus stop and it is 30 sec walk from the stop.

From JR Zushi Station or Keikyu line Shin Zushi station.

20 min. ride from the station. Take No. 40
(For Kamakura station) bus and get off at Kuhonji.
30 secs. walk from the bus stop.

On foot:
20 minutes walk from JR Kamakura station.
From the east exit of the station,
go strait to the big street \'Wakamiya-Ohji\' ,
then turn right and walk strait for 10 minutes in the direction to the sea.
Turn left at Kaigan-bashi intersections then walk until you hit the Kuhonji intersections.
Then, turn left and you see the guest house on the left.

By Car:

We have no parking area.
There are parking meter close to our place.

Located Near

The guest house is next to Kuhon-ji temple and close to Komyo-ji temple which has the second biggest entrance gate among the temples in Kamakura. When visiting the temple, you could try Buddhist sutra writing, Buddha drawing and vegetarian lunch is also offered (reservation required 3days before).

Our guest house is just 250 meters away from the beach where a nice walk can be enjoyed in the morning as well as marine activity like surfing and swimming in the summer.

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