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Highly Rated on Social Media Sites! Five Select Budget Hotels in the Chugoku Region

The Chugoku Region is the area in the east of Honshu. It consists of the five prefectures of Tottori, Shimane, Okayama Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi, each with attractive tourist destinations. Here, we introduce five select budget hotels in the Chugoku Region that are highly rated on social media sites.

1. Dormy Inn Izumo (Shimane Prefecture)

This is a hotel in Shimane Prefecture, which has many magical spots to visit including the Izumo-taisha shrine. It is in a convenient location just a few steps from JR Izumo Station. The pride of the hotel is the large shared baths, including open-air baths, with natural hot spring water. The guest rooms, ranging from twins to queens, are each equipped with comfortable beds by Serta or Airweave. The restaurant with a buffet of over 50 Japanese and Western-style foodstuffs, including local dishes, is popular. There are also great services such as free ramen that is available at night and a free glass of draft beer for when you come out of the bath. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the building.

1. Dormy Inn Izumo (Shimane Prefecture)

1-3-3, Ekiminami-machi, Izumo-shi, Shimane

2. Comfort Hotel Shin Yamaguchi (Yamaguchi Prefecture)

This is a hotel in Yamaguchi Prefecture, which has many attractive spots including the Kintaikyo-Bridge, known for its five beautiful arches. It is just a few steps away from Shin Yamaguchi Station, a prime location from which to see the sights. The guest rooms are all non-smoking and equipped with air humidifier/purifiers, and have bedding, such as original pillows developed jointly with a bedding manufacturer, designed to support a good night's sleep. The free breakfast that includes a variety of items, such as a salad full of vegetables and soup, is also highly rated. It is a child-friendly hotel and has tableware and chairs for toddlers. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the building.

2. Comfort Hotel Shin Yamaguchi (Yamaguchi Prefecture)

1255-1, Ogori-Shimogo, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi

3. Tottori City Hotel (Tottori Prefecture)

This is a hotel in Tottori Prefecture, which has a variety of famous spots including the Tottori Sand Dunes, which are considered an artwork of nature. It is in a convenient location within walking distance of Tottori Station, making it a perfect base for sightseeing. There is a wide selection of guest rooms, including Japanese-style rooms and Western-style rooms, so you can choose the one that suits your requirements. It is highly rated for the buffet breakfast with 30 different items including fish from the Sea of Japan served grilled or fried and scrambled eggs. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the building.

3. Tottori City Hotel (Tottori Prefecture)

471 Ebisu-cho, Tottori-shi, Tottori

4. Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima (Hiroshima Prefecture)

This is a hotel within walking distance of the World Heritage Site, Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Hiroshima Peace Park—the perfect location as a base for touring Hiroshima. There is a wide variety of guest room types, ranging from comfortable double rooms to spacious suites and rooms accessible for the elderly and people with disabilities. On the 15th floor of the hotel, there is an Italian restaurant with a fantastic view as well as a Michelin-rated Japanese restaurant. There is also a comfortable bar to help with a relaxing stay at the hotel. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the building.

4. Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima (Hiroshima Prefecture)

3-3-1, Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima

5. Dormy Inn Kurashiki (Okayama Prefecture)

This is a hotel in a convenient location within walking distance of the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, an area where the beautiful, historic townscape has been maintained. The hotel has baths with natural hot spring water, as well as open-air baths and saunas to relax in. There is also a buffet with a variety of Western and Japanese-style food including local Kurashiki dishes, and free evening service of the dormy inn specialty - evening ramen. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the building.

5. Dormy Inn Kurashiki (Okayama Prefecture)

3-21-11 Achi, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

The Chugoku Region is full of attractions including must-see sights and fantastic food. These hotels are all in great locations as bases from which to see the region.

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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