Local Train Station: Fuji kyujo Kawaguchiko Station From Tokyo: Take a JR express train from Shinjuku to Ootsuki station. Transfer to a local express train, Fujikyuko line, to Kawaguchiko station. From Kawaguchiko station, you may want to take a 7 minutes cub ride or you can arrange to get picked up. Travel Time: From shinjuku to Ootsuki is about 1 hr and from Ootsuki to Kawaguchiko is 40 minutes.
Address: Kawaguchiko Machi, Minami-tsuru gun, Yamanashi Prefecture Tel: 0555-72-1371 Fax: 0555-72-2568 Web: www.maruei55.com/ind... Japanese only
Total of 50 rooms. Mostly Japanese style and several of them are with bathroom. Few western style rooms are available. Price: Starts 18,000 yen with meals (dinner and breakfast) to 33,000 yen. Days Closed: No Day Visit Option: 6,000 with a lunch between 11:30am - 2:30pm. Credit Cards: Yes
Onsen Specifics: Two outdoor bathing locations (One for woman and one for man) and two indoor bathind locations (one for woman and one for man). There are two bathing locataions, indoor and outdoor, that you can reserve for yourself.
Mt. Fuji has reputation of hiding its body in the fog. If you ask around people who are living near Tokyo, they might tell you that they have never seen Mt. Fuji. The winter is the best chance to encounter the perfect view of Mt. Fuji, but it is hardest season to be outside. Here is a solution. You can dip in a hot spring in the winter and look at Mt. Fuji from bathtub.
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