9 Stylish and Popular Guesthouses in Hakata, Fukuoka

Fukuoka's Hakata district is one of the most visited districts in Japan by both Japanese and international tourists. Why not stay in a stylish and affordable guest house? Here is a selection of the best guest houses in the area. There are lodgings available for all tastes and situations, so take a look!



1. Fukuoka Hana Hostel

This guest house is popular with international visitors, as well as Japanese tourists. It is located in the heart of Fukuoka's Hakata district at only a 10-minute walk from Hakata Station. It is a pristine, stylishly decorated lodging that is clearly a labor of love!

The guest rooms are dormitory style but still maintain privacy, and there is security on-site, making it safe to stay for all guests! There are also single dormitory rooms available for those traveling alone.

It is quite a popular guest house, so don't wait too long to book your stay!

2. Guest House Nakaima

Guests at Nakaima are greeted by its traditional Japanese interior. The guest house is located in Reisen Town (Reisen-machi), an area a little removed from Hakata's city center, and feels like a secret hideaway! You'll feel right at home with the friendly staff who are excellent. International guests can also stay here without any worries!

With a stylish exterior and welcoming wooden rooms with tatami (rice straw mat) flooring, this guest house has a relaxing atmosphere where you can recharge after your travels.

3. Kia Ora Budget Stay

Kia Ora Budget Stay is a 10-minute walk from Hakata Station. Both its exterior and interior are designed with a traditional Japanese feel, making it a popular place to stay for international tourists. There are always guests from multiple countries at this accommodation, so it's a great place to experience an international atmosphere!

Guest rooms are arranged in a simple and comfortable dormitory style, while the rates are very reasonable. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the building, so you won't miss out on any work during your stay!

There may be some wonderful encounters waiting for you here.

4. Guest House Kaine

Housed in a renovated 70-year-old former tenament house, Guest House Kaine is a rare type of lodging that rents rooms at the back of an udon restaurant that is also an izakaya (Japanese pub). They welcome many guests from both Japan and abroad, so the staff have a good handle of languages, making it a safe choice for international tourists!

Each room is fitted with traditional Japanese motifs, and the pristine tatami are just the thing you need to rest from your travels.The connecting udon restaurant and izakaya is a convenient place to enjoy breakfast or an evening meal.

5. Fukuoka Backpackers Hostel

Fukuoka Backpackers Hostel is a guest house geared towards backpackers. Although it is located in the Hakata area of Fukuoka, the surrounding neighborhood is quiet. The lobby has a computer with internet access that guests can use free of charge, and there is Wi-Fi in each room so international guests can stay connected!

There are a variety of guest rooms, including 4-person dormitories, twin and single rooms. Many guests use this accommodation for long-term stays, so it's good for business trips as well.

6. Tabicolle Backpackers Fukuoka

A 13-minute walk from Hakata Station, Tabicolle Backpackers Fukuoka is a stylish and popular guest house. It features a ladies-only dormitory and is a safe place to stay for those traveling in a group or alone! The staff are well-regarded for the excellent service that they provide, and this place is recommended for those who want to try a guest house for the first time!

The guest rooms are divided into ladies-only and mixed gender dormitories. The interior is adorably decorated!

7. Hakata Gofukumachi Hostel Takanika

Hakata Gofukumachi Hostel Takanika is a stylish guest house that's famous even among Fukuoka residents. With its exterior resembling a high-class ryokan (traditional Japanese inn), a stay here is sure to change your image of guest houses.

The guest rooms are dormitories, but are made to grant each person some privacy, almost like a capsule hotel. The layout is perfect and it's a great place to stay even for those traveling alone. Enjoy the wooden furniture and relax after your day's travels!

The shared lounge is designed as a space where guests can gather and hang out together. Who knows what encounters await?

8. Tonagi Hostel & Cafe

Opened in May of 2016, Tonagi Hostel & Cafe is a guest house with a cafe space on the first floor! It is quite popular with young people. Room prices are very reasonable, so you should act fast if you want to book a night's stay here!

The guest rooms are laid out in a dormitory style, making it a perfect place to stay with a group of friends. International guests should have no problem here, so don't hesitate to make a reservation.

9. Fukuoka Share Hotel

Fukuoka Share Hotel is a hotel-style guest house which opened in Hakata in 2010. The interior is sleek and clean, and it has all the amenities you need for a safe and comfortable stay!

Guest rooms are divided into single, twin and triple room types, as well as dormitory style spaces, making it appropriate for all kinds of travelers, from families to couples.The range of amenities, comfortable shower rooms, and free-use spaces have made the facility quite popular.

The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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