Hostels in Kamakura, Japan

4 hostels available. Prices start from $11 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Kamakura

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"…There is a smoking area outside the property. 3).Cancellation policy : No show 100% of 1st night fee. On arrival day with notice : 80% of 1st night fee. One day before check in to 7 days prior to … More
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"…Guests can enter the guesthouse entrance and rooms using a ten-key keypad (keyless). 3. After booking, you will receive an email regarding the check-in procedure. Please make sure to check this … More
from $10.10
Adventure Hostels
御成町7-13 御成町7番ビル 1階 Bench More
from $12.58
Party Hostel
"…2. Check-out time: by 11AM 3. Reception hour: from 8AM to10PM 4. Payment: cash (JPY) or credit cards (Visa, Master, and Amex) 5. Cancellation policy:   (1) 4 days(or more) before Arrival Date … More
from $9.29

Hotels in Kamakura

"…  (2) 3~2days before Arrival Date: 30% of the first night   (3) 1 days before Arrival Date: 80% of the first night   (4) on the day or No Show: 100% of the first night 5. All … More
from $63.19

Guest Houses in Kamakura

"…We welcome you to visit us at “kamejikan”. All rooms are Japanese style, a room for 2 persons, a room for 4 persons and 6 beds in a dormitory room(mixed gender). Air conditioners are furnished … More
from $12.00
"…After Yoritomo's death, the Hojo clan governed this area. Trade with the Sung and Yuan dynasties of China prospered in the 13th century and a various aspects of Chinese culture, including Zen ( … More
from $12.63

Hostels in Kamakura, Japan

4 hostels available. Prices start from $22.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Kamakura (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

Kamakura is one of Japan's top cultural destinations -- it's a great place to visit if you want to experience old Japan but can't find time to travel far from Tokyo. All you've got to do is travel south, and in an hour, you will arrive in a new setting reminiscent of ancient Japan -- Kamakura.

Amidst urban cities in Kanagawa Prefecture, Kamakura has retained its heritage and history. Tourists and locals will remember its glorious past as Japan's capital for one hundred and fifty years way back in the twelfth through fourteenth centuries. People come here to experience the traditions of Japan and it's a good alternative if traveling to Kyoto is not feasible.

Kamakura's temples -- seventy of them -- are top attractions; however, only a few are open to the public for a small fee. Still, temples open for travelers are enough to give travelers a good grip of traditional Japan. Then, there is Kamakura's icon, the Daibutsu (Great Buddha), an eleven-meter-high bronze structure. Museums as well as the beach are local tourist spots too. For a fee, you can ride the traditional rickshaw and drivers will act as your local guide while in Kamakura.

What better way to truly experience the area than to stay in a Kamakura hostel? Japan is notorious for being expensive and it is impressive that there are hostels in Kamakura in which visitors can stay while in this historic town. Kamakura hostels are not just affordable choices, but they also offer guests a chance to immerse themselves more in Japanese culture during their stay.

Hostels in Kamakura are usually close to train stations, some just ten minutes away by walking. Hostels in Kamakura are Japanese-style accommodations, and that alone will make you want to book your nights at these accommodations. Guests will have a chance to stay in a Japanese home, some with the Japanese sunken cooking hearth, known as "irori." For sleeping quarters, some of these Kamakura hostels, like traditional Japanese homes, let you sleep on a futon (Japanese foam). True to Japanese standards, hostels in Kamakura are furnished with high-standard amenities and facilities. Even Japanese-style Kamakura hostels are equipped with fully furnished kitchens, air conditioners, heating systems, hair dryers, and more. Many hostels also offer bike rentals. Walking and biking are great ways to explore this samurai town of Kamakura. With the affordable hostels in Kamakura, there is no reason not to visit Kamakura when in Japan!

Written by local expertz for Kamakura

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Kamakura Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kamakura, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $27
Average private room price $143
Cheapest hostel in Kamakura Ohmachi Junxion with $26.5
Party hostels in Kamakura Enoshima Guest House 134 (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.6

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