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11-7 Sakanoshita, Kamakura 248-0021 Kanagawa Prefecture
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#6 of 42 Specialty lodging in Kamakura
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Welcome to our Guest House!!We have started in Kamakura.It takes only 2 min from Hase station to here.and also only 1 min from here to Yuigahama beach.We are looking forward to meeting you.Please send your Email.Best regards!!
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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Board games / puzzles
BBQ facilities
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Coffee shop
Non-smoking hotel
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English, Japanese
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Rich Mak wrote a review Jan 2019
27 contributions4 helpful votes
Great stay at Iza Kamakura Guest House!!! The good: The staff at Iza Kamakura Guest House are the best part of the stay. They are very friendly. Most of them speak English, though some of the staff that were cleaning and serving food didn't speak English at all. Better to stick to conversing with the front desk hosts. The staff helped us plan out what to do in Kamakura and anything else we needed! The less good: The building is older and lots of old wood paneling. The common areas could be cleaner, but since the building is older, I can see how that could be difficult. My main advice to the staff is to clean as much as possible as that is expected in any Japanese lodging. The shower room was perfectly fine!
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Definitely interact with the hosts and other guests! That is the best part of staying here.
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Globaltrotter5 wrote a review Jul 2016
New York City, New York99 contributions25 helpful votes
Liked the place, it was cute, nice, and conveniently located. Couldn't give it more stars because it was quite expensive for the tiny room (which was the only double room they had). One of the showers could only be used until 11pm, and I wish they actually implemented that rule. My room was right next to it and some guests came back past midnight and took showers, and made my room very noisy (woke me up and couldn't get back to sleep). Also it's cash only, and unless you find an ATM that takes foreign cards, good luck trying to pay.
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Date of stay: July 2016Trip type: Travelled solo
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Gareth R wrote a review Jun 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio88 contributions105 helpful votes
Location, location, location...this is my second stay here at Iza. I specifically come to Kamakura to visit the temples, and if this is your goal it's hard to find a better location. Hase-Dera is about 300 yards and Kotoku-in (the Great Buddha) is a further 400 yards. Other temples I recommend are Engaku-ji and Kencho-ji (MUST climb up the hill at the back). Be aware that this is a backpacker-type hostel with basic accommodation. It is clean and the staff are extremely friendly. There is one room with a double bed and apart from that room, beds are bunk-beds in a shared room. The first time I stayed I was able to book the double bed room, this time the only bed I could get was a bunk. Oh well, the alternative was to be miles away and pay 10X! The bunks have privacy curtains the full length , and night lights and outlets to charge your phone/ipad. The outlet style is the same as USA. Breakfast (either Japanese or Western) is available for 500Y starting at 8.30, you need to tell them the night before. There is a minimum charge (100Y) for a towel, no big deal but get it when you check in, as there are no staff there early in the morning till 8.00. I had the Japanese: Miso soup with onion, Salad, Rice in wraps, tea or coffee. Western style is eggs and toast. This time I had a plan to visit several temples in one day so I rented a bike (available on site) for the day for 1000Y. Bikes are good with 6 actual gears, real brakes (not the stupid pedal backwards kind) and a basket . Traffic was busy so the bike was great for zipping around cars with no waiting. You can walk here easily the 400 yards from Hase station (6 mins, 190Y Enoden line from Kamakura). My suggestion for train to Kamakura is to go to the JR office and ask. From Narita Airport the route I like is to take the NEX all the way to Ofuna. Change once there for the 6 minutes to Kamakura. If you buy a roundtrip from Narita to Kamakura at the Narita JR office, with a non-Japanese passport you can get a huge discount: 4000Y round trip - about 50% off. So if you don't mind basic beds and basic food, IZA is a wonderful place as a base in Kamakura,
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Date of stay: June 2016
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: One double private room available: others are bunks.
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Dominika_Rapacz wrote a review May 2016
Krakow, Poland39 contributions55 helpful votes
Wonderful atmosphere created by the owners of the guest house. We could even hear his playing on some instrument! The room was very tidy but extremly small. But the lack of the space is something typlical for Japan. The building is just 3 minutes by walk to the ocean. The price is very reasonable.
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Date of stay: April 2016
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lifesliving wrote a review Dec 2015
London26 contributions11 helpful votes
I really enjoyed my time at this guesthouse. It was very small, but had such a lovely feel. Homely, safe, relaxing, chilled. Just what was needed after being in the hectic city. This guesthouse is very small, the room we had, had a bunk bed in it and with bunk bed there was really no room at all. To the extent that one person would have to get ready and then either sit on their bed or sit in the communal area to give the other person space to move around (such as getting into backpack/getting dressed can only be done one at a time). Sounds extreme, but it really wasn't a big deal as it was such a lovely place we enjoyed sitting in the communal area and hanging out with the locals/staff. The location is one road away from the beach so about a 2 minute walk if that. It is round the corner from the local station which is hase station and is only 3 stops away from the city centre of Kamakura. (So just make note that this hotel is not located near Kamakura train station, but is just three stops away). Wifi worked fine. Can rent bikes as well, which is ideal for cycling alongside the beach and exploring the area. Overall had a great time here and would definitely return. Dates visited: 16-18 Nov 2015
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Date of stay: November 2015
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Rob C wrote a review Oct 2015
Cork, Cork, Ireland116 contributions74 helpful votes
My friends and I stayed here for two nights, the hostel is clean and the staff are very friendly. The bar was good and relatively cheap. That's where the positives end. The negatives: there is only one bathroom for men and two showers for the entire hostel. The quality of sleep was atrocious because the bunk beds were old and as a result had a big dip in the middle which made sleeping very uncomfortable. The blinds were useless so as soon as the sun came up the room was totally bright and woke us up. The walls are paper thin so you can hear people in the other rooms and walking up and down stairs etc. For me the whole point of a hostel is to sleep. I got very little here for the two nights. I wouldn't recommend staying here.
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Date of stay: September 2015
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Sona78 wrote a review Sep 2015
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Very disappointed staff's attitudes. Very route, no heart, no flexible at all. Dinner was horrible. We paid lots of money but provided very limited wired foods. But they pretended friendly to foreign customers. Anyway I will never go there.
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Date of stay: September 2015Trip type: Travelled with friends
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elefrantes wrote a review Sep 2015
Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile279 contributions52 helpful votes
the shared area was comfortable and the beds too, the staff was amazing, they were so fun, we played cards and talk about a lot of things, the only that I dont liked, its we didn't have access to the kitchen, and that was a little uncomfortable but all the other was Ok!!
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Date of stay: August 2015Trip type: Travelled solo
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Curiosity14728 wrote a review Sep 2015
Manchester, north-west england4 contributions8 helpful votes
Stayed for 2 nights in the male dorm. Met other travellers in the downstairs bar which was comfortable and played jazz and swing music. Beds big size. Staff very good Round the corner from a law sons convenience store Right by the beach, popular with surfers, and there's a shop where you can rent surfing equipment, around 3000yen for a days surfing. Located in Hase which is a great area for seeing the 2 best temples in Kamakura, and also the start point of the best trail. Evening food is ok but breakfast a little small. Highly recommended if you want to get out of the city
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Date of stay: September 2015Trip type: Travelled solo
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hansliu wrote a review Apr 2015
Taiwan3 contributions6 helpful votes
This guest house provide warm and simple for stay a night in kamakura. You could talk with staff if you like drinking, You could find the single bed if you have limited budget. I think the guest house best is about traffic, It is near by Hase station, so you can easy travel to other station by train. BUT, if you wanna room service and personal space, this house is not good choice.
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Date of stay: April 2015Trip type: Travelled solo
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US$44 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKantoKanagawa PrefectureKamakura
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Frequently Asked Questions about Guest House IZA Kamakura
Which popular attractions are close to Guest House IZA Kamakura?
Nearby attractions include Hase-dera Temple (0.3 km), Goryo Shrine (0.2 km), and Jojuin Temple (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Guest House IZA Kamakura?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Guest House IZA Kamakura?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Guest House IZA Kamakura?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Guest House IZA Kamakura?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sometaro, Chikaramochiya, and Good Mellows.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Guest House IZA Kamakura?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Guest House IZA Kamakura?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hase-dera Temple (0.3 km), Kencho-ji Temple (3.0 km), and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine (2.7 km).