[Fukuoka] 5 Hotels near Hakata Station with Excellent Guest Reviews
Hakata, Fukuoka Prefecture, is the largest city in Kyushu and a major entertainment hub. Tourists, both from other parts of Japan and from abroad flock to this city to enjoy shopping and to discover the tasty Hakata cuisine. This article will introduce 5 popular hotels with great reviews, all near Hakata station - a convenient location for venturing out and exploring this exciting city.
1. JR Kyushu Hotel Blossom Hakata Central
This hotel is just a 2-minute walk from JR Hakata Station. The interior has a chic look designed with natural materials, with the concept of sophistication of Hakata. Guest rooms feature bamboo flooring, creating a typically Japanese yet modern feel. Comfortable beds are fitted with top quality mattresses by Simmons, of America, promising you an excellent rest at night. Breakfast buffet features a rich, delicious variety, with both local specialties and international, continental delicacies. Free Wi-Fi connection is provided throughout the hotel, and there are English speaking staff.
2. Hotel Nikko Fukuoka
Just a 3-minute walk along an underground promenade which connects the hotel from JR Hakata Station, Hotel Nikko Fukuoka takes pride in its elegance and immaculate service. With 360 comfortable guest rooms in total, the hotel offers various types of rooms, from single and triple Western-style rooms, to traditional Japanese style rooms with a view of the garden, and even luxury suites. Indoor pool, gym, sauna and spa are also provided for an additional fee. Free Wi-Fi connection is provided in each guest room. They have staff who can speak English, Chinese, Korean and French.
3. Hotel Forza Hakataeki Hakataguchi
Hotel Forza focus on functionality, and provides just the right amount of the essentials. There are two Hotel Forza branches in the area near Hakata Station, but here we introduce the one that is just a 3-minute walk from the Hakata Exit of the station. Each guest room comes with an iPad and a smartphone, with which you can make free domestic and international calls (6 designated countries). Guests can also take the smartphone with them while their exploring the city. Their breakfast buffet consists of both Japanese and international food, including Hakata and Kyushu specialties. Free Wi-Fi connection is provided throughout the hotel. English speaking staff available.
4. Canal City Fukuoka Washington Hotel
This hotel can be found within the shopping mall CANAL CITY HAKATA, a 10-minute walk from JR Hakata Station. The location is also very convenient for visiting Kyushu's largest shopping area of Tenjin as well as the entertainment district of Nakasu. The hotel offer various types of rooms, from single to twin and quadruple, which can be selected according to the needs of each guest. For breakfast, guests can sample some of the local specialties such as motsu-nabe (hotpot of beef and pork offal and vegetables) and karashi-mentaiko (spicy pollack roe). You will be treated to a buffet full of the unique flavors of Fukuoka. Free Wi-Fi connection is provided throughout the hotel. There are staff who can speak English, Chinese and Korean.
5. Hotel Okura Fukuoka
A 10-minute taxi ride from Hakata Station or a 2-minute walk from Nakasu-Kawabata Station (Subway Hakozaki Line) will get you to Hotel Okura Fukuoka. From 264 guest rooms, You have a choice of standard rooms, spacious deluxe rooms and luxurious suites. Each room is decorated with a tasteful blend of Hakata tradition and Western touch. Heated pool, gym, jacuzzi and sauna are also available for an additional fee. Free Wi-Fi connection is provided throughout the hotel, and they have English speaking staff.
You can get to Hakata Station by shinkansen (bullet train), easily accessible from other parts of Japan. Use this list of amazing hotels as inspiration to go and explore Hakata, the exciting gateway to Kyushu!
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