Top 6 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In The Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan - Updated 2022

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Recently, the Gate of the Motonosumi Inari Shrine on the Tsunoshima Island and the scenery in Yamaguchi Prefecture have been very popular. Some of the other famous tourist destinations in Yamaguchi include the remaining clover bushes in a former samurai’s estate, the limestone caves which carry an autumn fragrance, and the Kintaikyo Bridge, one of the top three bridges in Japan. If you are planning to visit Yamaguchi to enjoy its sites, check out the top 6 Airbnb vacation rentals in the area which you can stay in for a bargain! 3 of them are in Hagi city, 1 of them is in Shunan city, while the remaining 2 are in Shimonoseki city, by the sea.

1. Get a free tour of Hagi City when you stay here / Hagi City (from USD 22)

The 2nd floor of this Airbnb vacation rental features a Japanese-style room, 2 private rooms, and a living room, which are furnished with paintings and Japanese dolls. It is a 5-minute walk from the Shoin Shrine which is named after Yoshida Shoin, a great contributor to Japan’s modernization in the late 1800s. On top of that, it is also located right by a city bus center (the Maaru Bus), which makes it extremely convenient for guests to go sightseeing around Hagi. The host is also happy to bring you around the city.

Enjoy Hagi
Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi-ken, Japan
214 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
he also provides free wifi and free pickup
the house was functional and the air conditioner heated up the room really effectively
the room has a nice view
he was really friendly and it was really nice that there were electric blankets for each bed/futon
hiroaki’s house is clean and cosy
the house is clean and quite
the room is clean and neat
hiroaki's place is very clean and welcoming
his place was also very clean and comfortable to stay
the host is very helpful and kind
lovely host who was very helpful with getting around hagi
hiroaki was a wonderful host
the host is really nice and friendly
hiroaki was a great host and even drove us around to show us some of hagi's attractions
great spot close to the station and about a 5-10 min walk to the main hub
hiroaki has a wonderful house near the bus station and the japanese-style room is very spacious and toasty
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2. Get a view of the sea from the terrace roof of this rental / Shimonseki city (from USD 32)

The recently renovated Uzuhouse boasts a terrace roof that offers a view of the Kamon Straits, which separates the Honshu and Kyushu Islands of Japan. It is converted from the ruins of a 42-year-old building. The simple and modern room only has a bunk bed that can sleep 2 guests, but it is conveniently located across the street from the Akama Shrine, and is a 6-minute walk from the Karato Market District. Moreover, there is a café and a bar on the first and second floor of the Uzuhouse.

The private room of a hostel,”uzuhouse”
下関市, 山口県, Japan
75 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in hostel 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stayed in a private room and its good because it has a sturdy lock
the room was clean and cozy
facilities are clean so please try next time
very clean property hosts very friendly and you can rent a bike
more than friendly staff
the staff is also very kind and helpful
staff friendly and proficient in english
the staff are super nice friendly and helpful
i did like this hostel and easy to communicate with staffs
very close to fish market where you can taste best sushi
nice place near karato market and ferry with akama shrine across the street
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3. An instant walk to downtown Hagi City / Hagi City (from USD 22)

Newly renovated room in Hagi town
Source: Airbnb

If you are looking for a place that is easily accessible from downtown Hagi city, then we recommend this accommodation. It features two separate rooms that can sleep 2 guests comfortably. You’ll also get full access to the dining room. There is a washing machine and a dryer for you to do your laundry so it is ideal for those who are looking for a long-term stay. Past guests have complimented the host for being accommodating and always available to attend to their concerns.

Newly renovated room in Hagi town
Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi-ken, Japan
33 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in hostel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a great room in a beautiful small-town setting
good bed cover very clean and quiet
the room was clean cozy and well lit
great and clean hostel in a lovely city
very clean and feels just like home
the hostel is very clean and the kitchen is well-equipped
mio was a wonderful host who always had us feeling welcome
comfortable beds and very helpful host
hostel hagi time is a nice place with a nice host
overall a great stay with a really lovely host
mio is a great host very helpful and accommodating
lovely central place in beautiful hagi
a fantastic place so close to so many places of interest
one can also walk to a beautiful beach in around 15 minutes
mio hostel is in a great location she was very nice and helped us with everything we needed
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4. Have a BBQ surrounded by lush greenery / Shunan city

Spacious house near downtown Shunan
Source: Airbnb

This Airbnb vacation rental is surrounded by the green mountains of Shunan City in southeast Yamaguchi Prefecture. If you stay here, you can have a relaxing stroll outside the house, where you can hear the tranquil river flow and admire the gorgeous scenery around you. You can drive to downtown Shunan in 5 minutes to do grocery shopping for a BBQ in the garden, or you can take a 3-minute walk to the nearest bus stop to explore the city. Aside from having a convenient location, the house features two Japanese-style rooms, one Western-style room, a 16-tatami-mat-sized living room, a dining room and a kitchen, which can accommodate 5 guests comfortably. All in all, it is an ideal stay for a family on vacation in Yamaguchi.

Spacious house near downtown Shunan

5. A unique stay on a yacht in the harbor / Ube city

Have a unique stay on a French-made yacht docked in a harbor. Basic amenities such as a shower, a toilet, and electrical appliances are available in the cabins. It is located right in front of a fish market that opens every morning at 8:30 am (except on Sundays), and is a 30-minute drive from the famous Yuda Hot Springs. It is also possible to go sailing on this boat if you can arrange a time with the host. So if you want to relax in hot springs and sail on a yacht, this is the perfect stay for you.

Floating yacht in an idyllic fishing port

6. An wooden guesthouse / Hagi City

The first and second floors of the Hagi Guesthouse Ruco features a café. The café is accessible to regular guests as well as non-guests. It features a dormitory room, a private room, a shared kitchen, a terrace, and a bathroom. Its wooden interior creates a soothing and calming atmosphere that can help you get a good night’s rest after a long day of activities. Lastly, this place is perfect for sightseeing since it is located right by the Hagi Bus Center.

Old castle town with designer`s room @ Hagi
Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
26 reviews
Shared room 8 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Book a stay in Yamaguchi with Airbnb

Choose from the abovelisted Airbnb vacation rentals for an unforgettable stay in Yamaguchi! From fully furnished guesthouses to a floating yacht, there is bound to be one that suits your taste. Since some of these places include a kitchen, they are more convenient than your standard hotels.

There are plenty of lodgings you can find on Airbnb, so feel free to click on the links to find out more.

*All information provided is up to date as of November 2017. For any possible changes or updates, please refer to the links.

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