Located in Japan’s third-largest island Kyushu, Fukuoka is the largest city on Kyushu and one of the 10 most populated cities in the country. Because of its central location of being nearer to other Asian cities like Seoul compared to Tokyo, as well as its diversity and range of cultural attractions, Fukuoka is an increasingly popular tourist destination in Japan, especially with the amazing list of activities and delicacies Fukuoka has to offer.
As the capital of the Fukuoka Prefecture, the city of Fukuoka, also known as Hakata, is not only the administration and economy hub, but also an important transportation hub in the Kyushu region. Therefore, it is a convenient destination for you to be based in while you explore the Kyushu region.
But before you think that you would have to spend a bomb staying in one of Japan’s most populous cities, fret not! This article will guide you to Fukuoka’s best hotels, alongside the top Airbnb apartments under 80 USD per night you won’t want to miss! Read more to find out about the top affordable accommodations in Fukuoka.
Top Hotels in Fukuoka
Discover comfort and convenience at this cozy hotel. The bedroom features a snug double bed, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi and catch your favorite shows on the 43-inch HDTV, equipped with Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. Need to work? Enjoy a dedicated workspace. Other amenities include central air conditioning for your comfort, a fully equipped bath for relaxation, and the convenience of a lift. Feel free to drop off your luggage, and make use of the provided hairdryer during your stay.
Mei 1F is not just a cafe; it’s a welcoming space open to all guests. During cafe hours (10:00 am to 6:30 pm), enjoy a one-drink system. Additionally, from 6:30 pm to midnight, the lounge transforms into an exclusive haven for guests only.
Top guest reviewseverything was perfect only our wifi wasn‘t working constantlylove the concrete and wooden interior design with a tv over the bedi would say the room looked even better than the photosvery clean rooms and all the amenities one would needthe room we got (2 people) was spacious and comfortableit was clean and cozysparkling clean comfy friendly and safethe room was very nice and cleanthe room is clean and the staff are very politeroom was clean comfortable and had all the amenities
Host:the staff are friendly and helpfulthe staff is very nice and attentivethe staff were very kind and helpfulthe staff is always helpful and friendlythe staff is also very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location was greatgreat location within walking distance to canal city subway station and tenjin underground mallthe location is great you can walk to tenjin area subwaythe location was great with easy access to transport including the subway and bus routesthe location is great and close to everything you might need
Experience the ideal blend of comfort and convenience at this delightful hotel. The well-appointed bedroom boasts a snug double bed, ensuring a restful night’s sleep. A range of amenities enhances your stay, including high-speed Wi-Fi for seamless connectivity, a soothing hot tub for relaxation, and a television for entertainment. Effortless living is facilitated by a lift, washing machine, and dryer, while air conditioning maintains a comfortable atmosphere.
What truly distinguishes this hotel is its exceptional location, right at the doorstep of the bus station, granting easy access to various bus routes, such as the 100 Enbus, Green Bus, Route Bus, and Direct Bus, simplifying your transportation needs.
Top guest reviewsroom is rather spacious with a nice view (was staying at 8th floor)the room was a decent size with a nice bathroomthe rooms are clean and comfortablegreat location and super clean would recommendnice clean place with everything you'd expert from a budget hotelnice location and clean room
Host:front desk staff is polite and friendlyfront desk people were kind and kept my bag safe after checkoutnever actually met up with the host but everything else was greatRead more reviewsgreat location most places are walkablepretty close to the station and that’s one of the main perkslocation was very close to hakata station which was very beneficialgreat location near jr hakata and notnfar from nakasu canal city and food spotsthis place is few streets from the fukuoka's main train station so it was perfect for me
Within just a short 3-minute walk from the Hakata Subway Station in the city centre, is the Hakata Tokyu REI Hotel. Its spacious guest rooms of at least 18 square metres (194 square feet) are equipped with the latest technology for travel and business convenience, including complimentary high speed Wi-Fi provided throughout the hotel. Mobile and smartphone phone chargers (DOCOMO, au, and SoftBank) are also available for use in the rooms. As the hotel is located in the heart of the city centre, guests will be able to walk to major attractions such as the Kushida Shrine and Shofukuji Temple, famous restaurants and shops in Fukuoka, thereby saving time and money!
Just like Hakata Tokyu REI Hotel, Hakata Excel Hotel Tokyu is part of the Tokyu Hotels, so you can be assured of its quality. Recently renovated in 2012, this inner-city hotel is located in the entertainment center of Nakasu, along the Naka River. The modern and spacious guestrooms of at least 20 square metres (215 square feet) offer you comfort and convenience with the latest technology equipped like all other hotels under the group. It is within a stone’s throw to cultural attractions such as the Acros Tenjin and Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. You can also take a quick walk to Nakasu Kawabata Subway Station to connect to other parts of the city easily.
If you are the type who prefers to go slow while on holiday, Hotel Sunline Fukuoka Ohori is the ideal choice for you. It is conveniently located within the dining, shopping and sightseeing district of Fukuoka city yet not right in the busy Hakata area. Being steps away from the city’s numerous attractions like Oohori Park, Maizuru Park and Hakata Port Tower allows you to take leisurely strolls to unwind. In addition, the twin-sharing guest rooms of minimum 20 square metres (215 square feet), which is much bigger compared to the typical hotel room size in Japan, is a definite plus point. Free high-speed Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel as well as unique recreational activities such as massage for guests.
Hotel Sunline Fukuoka Ohori
Address: 3-3-14 Otemon, Chuo, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref.
Price: from 59.50 USD
Access: 3-minute (200m or 656 feet) walk from Ohori Koen Subway Station
Contact: +81 92-409-2121
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Hakata Gion is located in the vicinity where many popular religious and cultural attractions like the Kushida Shrine and Ryuguji Temple are, so cultural buffs will love the accessibility of staying in this cosy hotel built in 2009. Shoppers will also be pleased to note that one of the biggest shopping malls in the city - Canal City Shopping Mall - is nearby too. In addition, all rooms are equipped with modern technology and fittings with comfort and convenience for guests in mind. Regardless of your purpose of visiting Fukuoka, this is a worthy find you wouldn’t want to miss.
If you love shopping, Hotel Unizo Fukuoka Tenjin’s prime location will allow you to shop till you drop because it is surrounded by top shopping malls - Fukuoka Mitsukoshi, Tenjin Chikagai and Tenjin Core! Established in 2007, this cheap hotel in Fukuoka also boasts spacious guest rooms of at least 20 square metres (215 square feet). Furthermore, 2 semi-double beds are provided in each twin-sharing room, instead of the usual single beds in other hotels, for your utmost comfort! Good news to Japanese ramen lovers, as the popular Ichiran Ramen restaurant, which specialises in Tonkotsu ramen, is a mere 6-minute walk (500m or 1640 feet) from the hotel!
If you enjoy staying in an apartment but still want access to hotel facilities, Apartment Rotary Plaza Otemon by Fukuoka Properties will be your perfect choice! This serviced apartment-style hotel offers you a home away from home, where you will find a kitchenette, microwave, washing machine and even a balcony, all within the spacious 30 square-metre (323 square feet) studio apartment. In addition to the free Wi-Fi provided in all rooms, you can even rent a portable Wi-Fi from them to stay connected even when out of the apartment! Staff here are also able to converse in 3 other languages: English, Chinese and French, beside the local language, so you don’t have to worry if you need their assistance at any time.
Apartment Rotary Plaza Otemon by Fukuoka Properties
Address: 1-8-6 Minato, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref.
Price: from 42.84 USD
Access: 8-minute (600m or 1968 feet) walk from Ohori Koen Subway Station
Top Airbnb apartments in Fukuoka
Located right in the city centre, this cheapest apartment in Fukuoka on the 11th floor is ideal if you are travelling in a group of up to 6 people. Not only is it close to the main Hakata Station, major shopping, dining and tourist attractions are also conveniently located around the area. You can also whip up your own meals in the kitchenette with the cooking utensils provided. Furthermore, not only is the friendly host Rei responsive to your needs, she is also thoughtful in providing you with a free pocket Wi-Fi that allows you to be connected to the internet anywhere in the city.
Address: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref. (see map)
Price: from 61 USD
Access: 6-minute walk from Hakata Station
If you are wondering about where to stay in Fukuoka, then look no further! Daimyo Nest is a cosy studio apartment located in the trendy Daimyo district, but rest assured you will be able to enjoy some peace and quiet as it is in a quiet yet accessible section in this district. Surrounded by many unique Japanese boutiques, restaurants, tourist attractions, as well as a 24-hour supermarket and convenience store, you will find everything you need at your convenience. Furthermore, the famous traditional Japanese restaurant “Chikae” is right in front of the apartment, so you will be able to enjoy the best seafood in Fukuoka right at your doorstep!
Address: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref. (see map) Price: from 57 USD
Access: 8-minute walk from Hakata Station
Feel at home even as you are travelling when you stay in the bedroom of Mr. Takanori’s apartment right in the heart of the city. There are plenty of convenience stores, restaurants and famous temples and shrines in the area waiting for you to explore. While the host may not be staying in the same apartment with you, do not worry if you need any assistance, for he is very responsive to your requests and will even send someone to pick you up at the station!
Mr Takanori’s apartment
Address: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref. (see map)
Price: from 51 USD
Access: 3-minute walk from Hakata Station
Wish you could have a truly relaxing holiday by the beach to unwind from the hustles of city life? Then look no further, because Taro’s ocean-view apartment in Onga District is the perfect accommodation for you to unwind in! Soak in the calming ocean view right from the balcony. If that’s not refreshing enough, feel free to use the 2 free surf boards thoughtfully provided by Taro for some great surfing at the tranquil swimming beach just beside the apartment. In addition, there are other fun local outdoor activities to keep you entertained such as horse riding, scuba diving (summer only), fishing and cycling. Enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience in Fukuoka by staying here!
43.16 km (26.9 mi) from Canal City Hakata
Conveniently located about 5 minutes away from the famous traditional Kokura Castle that provides a stark contrast to the neighboring modern shopping and entertainment center is the stylish Chii’s apartment. Experience sleeping on the traditional Japanese futon mattress in the spacious room. It’s a real bargain for such a strategic location and helpful host!
54.18 km (33.7 mi) from Canal City Hakata
Only opened in 2015, TangaTable is a chic hostel cum dining place designed for travellers to experience the hidden charms of Kitakyushu city. You can choose to stay in the dormitory where you get to interact with fellow travellers and share interesting finds about the city, or stay in the private rooms with your partners. All beds in the dormitory are separated by curtains so you are assured of your privacy and a peaceful night’s rest. In addition, you can have a filling breakfast at 500 JPY (about 5 USD) in the in-house dining hall which turns into a cool bar to chill at in the evening.
Top guest reviewsthe bunk beds are rigid and comfortablewe had breakfast there one morning and it was a great valueeverything was very clean and modernclean and neat beds and showerclean and quiet dorm room shower and washrooms are also clean and tidyit's very clean and modern placeit is clean and well organized
Host:the staffs were kindthe staff was super friendlyhost is very friendlythe staffs are very helpful toovery helpful staff and always there to help outRead more reviewsthe location of this hostel is great very close to the market and there are many restaurants nearbyit wasn't far to the kokura station so pretty centralvery affordable lodging at excellent locationthe place looks really nice and in a very convenient location near everythingperfect location easy to find with the hosts instructions
Stay in style without burning a big hole in your wallet!
Japan may be a country with a general high cost of living, but if you do your research carefully, you will still be able to find budget-friendly stays in Fukuoka like those mentioned above! Just pick one that best suits your budget and holiday plans, and while you’re there, make sure to indulge in the local Ramen restaurant scene! Have a great stay in Fukuoka!
If you’re in search of more opulent lodging options, Fukuoka offers a selection of high-end luxury hotels to cater to your preferences.
Frequently asked questions about affordable accommodations in Fukuoka
1. Which affordable accommodations in Fukuoka are suitable for couples?
There are several affordable accommodations in Fukuoka, Japan, that are suitable for couples, offering a comfortable and budget-friendly stay in this vibrant city. Here is one notable option: Daiwa Roynet Hotel Hakata Gion.
2. Which affordable accommodations in Fukuoka have parking?
There are several affordable accommodations in Fukuoka, Japan, that offer parking facilities for travelers who prefer to explore the city by car. Hakata Tokyu REI Hotel, and Hakata Excel Hotel Tokyu all have parking available.
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