Enjoy the Best Parts of Fukuoka at the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka!

Review of Grand Hyatt Fukuoka | Hakata-ku Sumiyoshi 1-2-82
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Yoshiko Matsuda
Yoshiko Matsuda

The Grand Hyatt Fukuoka Hotel is a five star hotel located in “Canal City,” a giant shopping center that is a popular destination for tourists from both Japan and abroad.

“Canal City Hakata” is a shopping mall located in the heart of Fukuoka City, located between the area around Nishi-Nippon Railroad’s Fukuoka Tenjin Station, which is where the city hall is situated, and the business district around JR Hakata Station. Both stations are easily accessible from Canal City via bus, at 100 JPY per ride. The Grand Hyatt Fukuoka is a very convenient hotel that can be used for both business trips and tourism in Fukuoka.

The center of the locals’ energy at the city between Fukuoka and Hakata

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“Canal City Hakata,” where the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka Hotel is located, has historically been the place between the Fukuoka area, located by the castle of the Kuroda Domain and bustling with Samurai culture, and the Hakata area, which was Japan’s first autonomous merchant city.

Located on the banks of the Naka River, which acted as the border for these two districts, “Canal City Hakata” towers around a single canal, with large, dynamic buildings that make a masterpiece of a scene that makes us feel as if we’re looking up in the Grand Canyon. 

From the lobby of the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka, you can see the center stage, which is the symbol of “Canal City Fukuoka,” as well as their illuminated fountain shows. It is a unique and special place that is regarded with aspiration by the many people who come here.

Have a high quality time at “Martini’s” on the lobby floor of the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka

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The first thing to impress you when you enter the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka is their fashionable, sophisticated lobby floor. The bar located next to the main entrance, “Martini’s,” has a New York taste to its interior, provides a high quality, mature space.

Known for having one of the widest selections of cigars in Kyushu, this bar also produce, on request, custom cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages catered to your tastes. These cocktails, which use locally grown, fresh fruits, are absolutely delicious.

Taste the fresh fish from the Genkai sea at “Shimizu” of “Fukuoka Nadaman” at the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka

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“Fukuoka Nadaman,” located on the fifth floor of the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka, is the only location in Kyushu of the esteemed Japanese restaurant “Nadaman,” established in 1830.

Located on the same floor of the Hotel’s “Grand Club Lounge,” it is a stark contrast to the hustle of “Canal City Hakata,” making you feel the quiet, relaxed environment as soon as you get off of the elevator. Using seasonal ingredients of Kyushu, their skill in upholding their traditional flavor is impressive.

Fukuoka is famous for the delicious fresh fish of the Genkai Sea that is brought to the port of Hakata. The independent sushi bar “Shimizu,” situated inside “Fukuoka Nadaman” with a view of the Japanese garden, will have you smacking your lips at the delicious, traditional sushi skillfully prepared before your eyes. 

Have a sophisticated dining experience at the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka’s “La Terrasse” and “Aroma’s”

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Overlooking the atrium of the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka’s lobby, “La Terrasse” is a tea lounge that is a great place to meet with people. In accordance with Fukuoka’s reputation as a producer of delicious fruits, the seasonal menu, which includes local fruit dishes and herb teas, is quite mesmerizing.

“Aroma’s,” also located on the same lobby floor, is a French-style restaurant. With their lunch and dessert buffets, dinner courses, and various entrées, this restaurant can be used for a variety of scenes. Their concept of “simple and elegant” shines through their characteristic cuisine that uses the fresh ingredients as they are.

The reflection on the surface of the Naka River

the reflection on the surface of the naka river

The Naka River, which runs in front of the main entrance of the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka, becomes lined with many street carts serving Hakata-style ramen in the evening. This remains one of Hakata’s famous traditions.

The reflection of the city at night on the Naka River, as it lazily pours into the port of Hakata, has become a popular sight to see for tourists. 

Refresh your body and soul staying in Fukuoka with Kyushu’s freshest ingredients

At Grand Hyatt Fukuoka Hotel, you will not only be in a convenient location to visit many of Fukuoka’s sights, but you will have plenty to do just within this five-star hotel.

Certain rooms also include access to their spa and lounge, which are reserved for guests. The spa is spacious and very comfortable, so you will want at least an hour to enjoy it. The lounge is a nice place to grab a drink upon your arrival or have breakfast, and you can even take a stroll through the private Japanese garden.

Nearby, there are a variety of sights for tourists, including the Kushida Shrine, famous for the Hakata Yamagasa festival. This hotel is highly recommended for your stay at Fukuoka.

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