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Kamakura Guesthouse

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273-3 Tokiwa, Kamakura 248-0022 Kanagawa Prefecture See on map
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1 Star accommodation
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Offers & Announcements:¥3,500 (JPY)
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Having the time of my life in this spectacular tipical japanese house, expecially playing BRISCOLA (tipical italian game) all night long with the hosts (extremely friendly and sweet) and other guests. One of the best (if not the best) home i was ospitated in during...More

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Response from ゲストハウス 鎌, マネージャー at Kamakura GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for staying our guesthouse and writing your review. We are very happy that you had a nice time here. Tipical italian game was a lot of fun! Let's play together again! You are always welcome! We are looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

After a long day walk around Kamakura, I still had to walk a little more to reach Kamakura guest house, but it was definitely worth it. Young and friendly staff will welcome you to this traditional Japanese house, and you will certainly have the opportunity...More

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Response from kamagesu, マネージャー at Kamakura GuesthouseResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you for staying our guesthouse and writing your review. Many thanks for your coming despite our guesthouse located in an obscure place. We are very happy that you had a nice time here. If you have chance to visit Japan again, please come back...More

Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

The Kamakura Guest House! ❤️ A traditional Japanese style home with tatami mats, futons, buckwheat pillows, irori and kotatsu. Thank goodness they didn’t have washiki! The staff was AWESOME! And despite that I don’t get up from the floor as easily as I used to,...More

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Response from kamagesu, マネージャー at Kamakura GuesthouseResponded June 27, 2018

Thank you for staying our guesthouse and write your review. Your favorable comments has warmed our hearts and we will strive for excellence in our service.We are happy that you had experience Japanese traditional style. If you have chance to visit Japan again, please come...More

Reviewed April 19, 2018

I had a really great time here. The common room gave all the guests a chance to talk with each other, and staff was always ready to help us and could give us many useful suggestions such as where to visit. For breakfast, I tried...More

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Response from kamagesu, マネージャー at Kamakura GuesthouseResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you for staying our guesthouse and write your review. We are happy that you spent a nice time here and you got satisfaction for breakfast. We are always welcome to you.

Reviewed March 2, 2018

The staff members were nice and friendly, giving you a feeling of being at home. The dormitory is cozy, you get to stay in a washitsu (Japanese-style room) and get to make your own futons. The common area is cozy and lively at night, offering...More

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Response from kamagesu, マネージャー at Kamakura GuesthouseResponded April 24, 2018

Thank you for staying our guesthouse and write your review. Our guesthouse is good atmosfire if you would like to stay traditional japanese house. If you have chance to visit Kamakura next time, please come here again.

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Yuying H
May 18, 2016|
Response from ゲストハウス 鎌 | Property representative |
We have 2 types of room. 1,Dormitory room Separated in male room and female room. Stay with some other guests(up to 8 males and 7 females). 3000 yen for 1 night per person. 2,Private room Private room has 2 bunk beds. Stay... More
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"nice staff"
Apr 19, 2018
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"If you want a real experience stay in a shared dorm, the guesthouse has private ones but dorm would be my..."
Aug 25, 2016
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"Pemandangan baik, traditional suite yang selesa dan istimewa."
Mar 27, 2016
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"I particularly enjoyed the traditional fireplace featured in their photo section - like a cozy campfire..."
Oct 23, 2015
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