Mt. Takao Base Camp
1799-3 Takaomachi, Hachioji, Tokyo 193-0084, Japan
From ¥3,500 /night

Mt. Takao Base Camp is a cafe, bar and guesthouse located right at the foot of scenic Mt. Takao. It’s 3 minutes down the street from Takaosanguchi Station on the Keio Line connecting you to Shinjuku and the city center.

MTBC provides visitors with the comprehensive mountain-lodge experience, complete with cozy private and public dorms, 24-hour showers and lockers, AC/heating, warm meals, and tasty drinks. Additionally, the international and friendly staff are extremely knowledgable of the local area and can help you make the most out of your visit to Mt. Takao!

Cafe and guesthouse

The cafe and guesthouse common area have free wifi, books, shared refrigerators, tea kettles, microwaves, and a cosy entertainment center where you can relax and share a drink with your fellow travelers. Don’t forget to check out the premium selection of Takao and Tokyo-style craft beers on offer!

Since opening last year, MTBC has quickly become the hub for trekkers and visitors to Mt. Takao. Mountain guides and trailrunners regularly frequent the cafe, so if you want to immerse yourself into the local climbing community here in Takao, MTBC is the place to be!


The cafe and bar are open everyday from 11 am to 10 pm. However winter hours of operation may vary, so please check the website first.

Check-in for the guesthouse is available until 10 pm every day.


MTBC accepts cash, credit card, and other popular forms of electronic payment such as Quikpay, d-point, and Suica.