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8.8
Fabulous 211 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.0
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 7.3
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.8
  • Cleanliness 9.7
  • Facilities 8.0
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8.8
Fabulous 211 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.0
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 7.3
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.8
  • Cleanliness 9.7
  • Facilities 8.0
Kamakura Guesthouse Located at 273-3,Tokiwa,Kamakura-city, , Kamakura.
Kamakura Guesthouse
Japan
Kamakura 248-0022 273-3,Tokiwa,Kamakura-city
88% 211
35.3283610 139.5230734
Kamakura Guesthouse
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6th Apr 2016
7.1

I really wanted to love this hostel. It's a beautiful traditional old building with tatami rooms, and a bar/restaurant (unrelated) directly downstairs. Unfortunately, several things were a problem. For one, the place was very cramped and having too many staff using the facilities (cooking/eating/playing games in the common space) made it difficult to find space. They were very friendly and always tried to help but allowed people to party until 2am disturbing the boys dorm in the next room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 31-40
  • Avid Traveller
  • 10 reviews
30th Mar 2016
7.4

No negatives about the property, it's a little way out of town but buses are regular. You can also hire bikes. Loved the traditional vibe. Staff are there all the time it almost feels like a family home.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
30th Mar 2016
9.1

The place was great and all. My only comments would be that it was a bit hard to find, and then, although they mention that the bedroom curfew is at 10 pm, the "social room" curfew is not until 12:00 p.m. I would have no problem with that if it weren't because the men's dorm and the social room is only separated by a paper wall, so, basically, even though the lights are out, you can hear the party going until midnight. If you are a light sleeper like me, you won't get much sleep until t

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
29th Mar 2016
10.0

I loved everything about my stay in this hostel. The outside of the house looked breathtakingly picturesque, and the staff was kind enough to hold my luggage until check-in time. They took plenty of time to make me feel at home, and I really appreciated that. The staff invited me and other guests to participate in multiple activities, which for me added an enormous amount of value to my stay. The inside of the guesthouse is nicely preserved and it felt like I was staying in a high-class lodge.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
9th Mar 2016
9.1

Kamakura Guest House is a fantastic place to stay in if you want to experience the traditional aspects of Japan but only a few hours from Tokyo. The staff was super nice and they offer some cool amenities that I've never experienced elsewhere, like cooking mackerel on a irori (indoor fireplace). It is a small place though but it wasn't that bad for a tiny person like me.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
29th Feb 2016
8.6

Very pleasant, and everyone friendly. Clean and comfortable.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
30th Nov 2015
9.7

The guys are very friendly, they were always trying to make me feel comfortable, perfect experience there!.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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