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Kamakura Prince Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1-2-18 Shichirigahama Higashi, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0025, Japan
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Ranked #2 of 13 hotels in Kamakura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Travelers have been going to Kamakura and Enoshima for hundreds of years and there are many old woodblock prints showing their view of Fuji from the place where the Kamakura Prince hotel is now located. All the hotel rooms face the beach and the (potential) view of Fuji. Fuji, however, is fickle, and sometimes appears, floating above the clouds... and... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

While our room was not as large as those of some previous reviewers, it was perfactly adequate by Japanese standards. The view from our window on our first day was non-existent- we were totally fogged in, and thus were somewhat baffled as to why so little effort has been made to provide a pleasant garden outside the breakfast restaurant because... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

If you are going to Kamakura, this hotel is well worth a splurge. The rooms are huge and extremely comfortable, and the views absolutely cannot be beaten. The hotel itself has nice amenities, and it is very nicely located. If you do not have a car, there is a train station nearby that is nicely convenient for exploring the entire... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

The rooms are not at all plush, although they are large by Japanese standards. What you are paying for is the ocean view, which is lovely. It's not a quiet beach view, though, which is what I was led to expect by other reviews and the hotel's website. Instead, you overlook the train tracks and a well-traveled street, and then... More

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Rome, Italy
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

We spent two nights at the Prince and loved every bit of it. The rooms are simple, very elegant and extremely clean. The beds were very comfortable and the bathroom was adequate in size and spotless. The best thing about the room, actually, about this hotel, is the view. From your room you see the ocean, Enoshima and its island... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

We were on our way from Hakone to Tokyo, taking a detour to visit Kamakura and sites along the Enodin Line (the rides along the Enodin is an attraction by itself). The hotel is beautiful, clean, with great views, has a grand reception area and a hugh outdoor swimming pool, together with all the Japanese perfections! The elevator connecting the... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011 via mobile

great place to stay, except two things: a bit expensive and right next to a busy street. The location at the beach makes up for it, though.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2011

I had a great time here. We only stayed for one night but it was gorgeous and we had a view of the pool with the ocean right behind it. It was a wonderful hotel.

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paris
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61 reviews 61 reviews
61 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2010

The area is easily accessible by one day trip from Tokyo, but we decided to stay 3 nights to deeply explore it. The hotel was indeed right for this purpose. It was so much fun to visit historical monuments and streets of Kamakura by small charming Enoden trains. Kamakura is full of trees once stepped out from the central area... More

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Ossining, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2009

Cannot say enough good things about the Kamakura Prince. This is up to the standard of a California resort hotel someplace like Huntington Beach. Rooms are large, comfortable and gracious, bathrooms huge and inviting, beds very, very restful. The hotel is located some distance from the city center on a little electric train line that is itself a tourist attraction.... More

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Also Known As:
Prince Hotel Kamakura
Address: 1-2-18 Shichirigahama Higashi, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0025, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kanto > Kanagawa Prefecture > Kamakura
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 13 hotels in Kamakura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kamakura Prince Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kamakura Prince Hotel is located right off the shore of Shichirigahama beach, which is a part of famous "Shonan" area of Sagami Bay. We have 98 rooms all facing towards the ocean, you can see two of most famous Japanese landscape Mt.Fuji and Enoshima Island right out of your window. Kamakura is also known for being an ancient capital. There are various shrines and temples including Kotokuin for you to visit. We have a 1,140m2 banquet hall Shichirigahama, which can be divided in to 6 sections may be used for wedding, party, convention, international conferences, and more. So please enjoy romantic seaside view and tour of ancient Japan, when you visit us at Kamakura Prince Hotel. ... more   less 
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