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Awesome Places to Stay In Japan: Most Popular Unique Accommodations near Tokyo! (December 2019 Ranking)

Awesome Places to Stay In Japan: Most Popular Unique Accommodations near Tokyo! (December 2019 Ranking)

Date published: 20 January 2020

Here are the most popular Unique Hotels in Tokyo and Surroundings, according to leading travel website Live Japan! Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in the past month. Be sure to add them to your Japan travel plan when you visit Tokyo and Surroundings!



Visit our unique hostel, built from an old Japanese storehouse, to experience Kamakura from a local perspective. Only an 8-minute walk from Kamakura Station!

Hostel YUIGAHAMA + SOBA BAR opened in August 2016. It includes a mixed dormitory with 8 beds, 5 private rooms, and a restaurant on the 1st floor called Fukuya, featuring popular Yamagata style soba noodles.
We are located along Yuigahama-dori Street, just past the Daibutsu “Great Buddha” statue when traveling from Kamakura Station, and only a 10-minute walk to Yuigahama Beach.

“Meet the Locals” is a major theme at our hostel. It’s a new way to enjoy the sights and sounds of Kamakura, that you cannot experience in a typical, single-day tour. Feel the fresh morning air, or rent a bike to venture into the less touristy areas. Fukuya restaurant on the 1st floor features delicious Yamagata style snacks and Japanese rice wine in addition to its famed soba noodles. After your meal, you might be able to hear interesting stories from local residents. Enjoy a healthy warm breakfast for a burst of energy to continue on your journey!

    • Address 2-5-16 Yuigahama, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, 248-0014
    • Nearest Station Kamakura Station (JR Yokosuka Line / JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / Enoshima Electric Railway Line)
      8 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 0467-81-4242



A stylish, condominium-type hotel that is seldom found in the suburbs of Tokyo.

Only an 8-minute walk from the JR Keihintohoku Line Warabi Station, for easy access to central Tokyo!
Our hotel is conveniently located near super markets, convenient stores, and restaurants, yet the town itself offers a nostalgic atmosphere.

Four unique room styles are available, including POP, CAFE, SIMPLE, and Japanese Modern. In addition to the spacious 45㎡ room, facilities include kitchen, refrigerator, microwave oven, drum-type washer/dryer set, shower room, washroom and more. Our comfortable guest rooms will make you feel as if you're relaxing at home, with staff members available 24 hours a day for service. Each room can accommodate up to four people, making them ideal for families, couples, and business trips. They are also safe and spacious for guests with children. Recommended for mid-to-long-term lodging as well.

Find the room that suits you best at WALLABY HOUSE!

  • Wallaby House
    • Address Shibashinmachi 14-4, Kawaguchi, Saitama, 333-0851
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    • Nearest Station Warabi Station (JR Keihin-Tohoku Line)
      10 minutes on foot

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3.Cozy Inn Hakone no Yama

3.Cozy Inn Hakone no Yama

The open-air ”flying stone bath” is made from a large stone that has been hollowed out and has a great location with a panoramic view of Mount Kintokiyama and Mount Sounzan. The ”rolling stone bath” in the annex surrounded by trees is also popular. Western style home cooking can be enjoyed at dinner.

4.Green Hills Souan

4.Green Hills Souan

An auberge (French-style inn and restaurant) where you can enjoy healthy French cuisine with carefully selected ingredients. The table-style dining room has a tatami-matted floor, and the antique furniture creates a nostalgic atmosphere. Rooms are western-style and unified in serene colors.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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