Fukuoka, the capital of Fukuoka Prefecture, sits on the northern shore of Japan's Kyushu Island. It's known for its ancient temples, beaches and modern shopping malls, including Canal City. Its expansive Fukuoka Art Museum lies within tranquil Ohori Park, and neighbouring Maizuru Park contains ruins of the 17th-century Fukuoka Castle. Fukuoka is the birthplace of Tonkotsu ramen which has recently gained great popularity in the West – enjoy it in the way it was first conceived at one of Fukuoka's riverside street food 'yatai' stalls.
GRAND HYATT FUKUOKA
This luxury property is perfectly situated in the Hakata district of Fukuoka, with easy access to the train station, airport and Tenjin entertainment district. The hotel itself is connected to the Canal City shopping complex, which offers a wide range of shopping and eating options.
Of course, the hotel has many of its own restaurants and bars too. Fukuoka Nandaman restaurant, to name but one, serves local cuisine prepared by their dedicated culinary team using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
The rooms are of course, spacious, with stylish modern furnishings, plush beds and the full range of amenities and services you would expect from a hotel of this exceptional calibre.
ROYAL PARK HOTEL THE FUKUOKA
Located away from the crowds on a quiet back street, the hotel is only 7 minutes' walk from central Hakata Station and 5 minutes from Canal City shopping centre. There are plenty of nice restaurants and convenience stores nearby.
The spacious rooms here offer a range of comfortable facilities, including Simmons e-ion crystal (minus ion) beds, Grohe rain showerheads, TV, Refrigerator, Safety box alongside all the usual amenities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
The hotel restaurant, The Octa Café uses locally sourced ingredients from around Kyushu to produce delicious French cuisine. Breakfast is served here from 7am.
THE B HAKATA
Only 4 minutes' walk away from Hakata train and subway stations, the b Hakata offers fantastic access to the city's best sights.
Every room has a wide-screen LCD TV as well as all the usual amenities, and free wi-fi is available throughout the hotel. Free coffee is available in the lobby 24-7.
Your morning begins with a generous Western-style breakfast buffet including some Asian delicacies
TOYOKO INN HAKATA EKIMAE
This clean and comfortable business class hotel is located just by Hakata Station, right in the heart of Fukuoka. As such, you will easily be able to reach any part of the city, including all its best sights.
This business class hotel features compact well-equipped rooms with flat-screen TVs, refrigerators and bathroom amenities. All rooms have free wi-fi. Computer terminals are available in the lobby along with 24-hour coin laundry.
Breakfast is a light Japanese breakfast consisting of rice balls, miso soup, some salad items and also a little bread.
HOTEL CLIO COURT
A few steps from JR Hakata Station, Hotel Clio Court features 2 restaurants and a cafe. It offers comfortable rooms and facilities including vending machines for drinks and snacks. Free WiFi is available in all rooms.
Air-conditioned rooms have a cosy interior with wooden furniture. They are fitted with an LCD TV, a fridge and an attached bathroom, while complimentary tea and bathroom amenities are provided.
Japanese cuisine can be enjoyed at the restaurant Enza Nagaya. Restaurant Hakata Akaraku caters an a la carte menu with Japanese food for lunch, while for dinner guests can order a shabushabu dish or a traditional multi-course kaiseki meal. A daily breakfast buffet with Japanese and Western dishes is served at Cafe d'Erte.