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Escape to our luxurious coastal retreat
Calm your mind surrounded by Kamakura's deep blue ocean hues, and let our signature handmade soba warm your soul.
HOTEL AO KAMAKURA
Indulge in local delicacies and fine sake. Reconnect with your senses.
Let us transport you away from your busy life into your own private haven. A long-time favorite in the Kamakura area, HOTEL AO KAMAKURA is a 16-room hotel created by the well-known and respected Matsubara-An. Our rooms feel like an extension of the outdoors, absorbing the Kamakura blue color palette and blending seamlessly into the sea and sky in front of you. All creating a relaxing environment to unwind and leave you with a sense of calm and tranquility. Our private refuge is easily accessible and within reach of popular tourist destinations. Explore Kamakura city's historical sites and nature, take a stroll out to Enoshima Island, or check out Shonan's landmarks before returning to enjoy our exquisite food and wine and fall into a restorative and peaceful sleep. We hope you thoroughly enjoy your experience in Kamakura.
Relax among the calming hues of the sea and sky - 16 rooms individually designed for comfort and serenity
Located on the seafront, HOTEL AO KAMAKURA was designed by architect Manabu Chiba. Everything, starting with the exterior, was created to fill our guests with a sense of tranquility. Situated around a courtyard with the sea breeze drifting through, our four types of guestrooms provide the ultimate in waterside comfort and luxury, each with its own unique style and understated elegance. Each room is named after a traditional Japanese blue color, with each hue chosen to create an unparalleled experience of serenity.
Meals that fulfill your stay
Magnificent ocean views unfold before you, and the rest of the world seems to fade away at HOTEL AO KAMAKURA's sophisticated first-floor restaurant Kamakura Matsubara-An AO. Our team is proud to provide guests with exquisite seasonal cuisine and signature course meals carefully prepared by Matsubara-An's talented chefs. Guests are welcomed with freshly made soba noodles, seafood from the morning catch, farm-to-table produce, locally produced sake and beer, and specially selected wines from Japan and across the globe.
Give yourself space to wander
Time seems to slow as you arrive in the lush city of Kamakura and feel the gentle sea breeze on your skin. Discover why the area has long been loved by great writers, visit historical sites, or take a stroll along the coast and listen to the sound of the waves lapping against the shore. Unwind and soak up the charm of Kamakura while taking time out from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Bespoke banquets and events
Whether a small, intimate get-together or a lavish banquet, we’ll provide delicious food, impeccable hospitality, and a bespoke approach to your special occasion. Talk with our team to create an experience that is as unique as you are.
HOTEL AO KAMAKURA is a 16-room hotel overlooking the Shonan Sea and Enoshima, easily accessible from Kamakura and Fujisawa Stations. Immerse yourself in the blue of Kamakura and lounge in serenity while enjoying the soba, sake, and cuisine of Kamakura Matsubara-An.
3-1-7 Koshigoe, Kamakura, 248-0033, Japan.