10 Best Hotels Near Daimyo for Your Next Trip to Fukuoka

Daimyo is a small area in Fukuoka located west of Tenjin, Kyushu's largest shopping district. It’s popular with locals and tourists for its many narrow alleys housing hip clothing shops, variety stores, restaurants serving local specialties, long-established stores, and cool retro buildings. Here are the 10 best hotels near Daimyo recommended for your next trip to Fukuoka!

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About Daimyo

Daimyo is the most popular area in Fukuoka after Hakata and the neighboring Tenjin, Kyushu's largest shopping district. It’s lined with many restaurants where you can enjoy Fukuoka and Kyushu delicacies such as "motsunabe" offal hotpot, "gyoza" potstickers, and tonkotsu ramen. Daimyo is also home to hip clothing shops, variety stores, and trendy cafes. Although the area is so small that it only takes 10 minutes to walk from one end of it to the other, Daimyo offers such a wide variety of stores that it’s always bustling with tourists and locals.

Tenjin Station, located within walking distance of Daimyo, is only an 11-minute train ride from Fukuoka Airport, making accommodations near the small neighborhood the perfect base for exploring Fukuoka and the rest of Kyushu!

10 Best Hotels Near Daimyo

1. Nishitetsu Grand Hotel

Nishitetsu Grand Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Tenjin Station, giving guests easy access to both the Tenjin and Daimyo areas. It’s also just 10 minutes by subway and on foot to Hakata Station, and 15 minutes to Fukuoka Airport. All those searching for a good base for sightseeing around Fukuoka should look no further than this hotel!

The rooms have a simple and relaxing ambiance. In addition to Western-style rooms, guests can choose between Japanese and mixed-style rooms that pair traditional Japanese accommodations with a Western-style bedroom. In addition to single and twin rooms, triple and fourth rooms are also available. Other types of accommodations include rooms with massage chairs, rooms designed with disabled guests in mind, and a 73-square-meter suite with a twin bedroom and separate living room.

The hotel houses 10 restaurants serving sumptuous dishes made from local Kyushu and Fukuoka ingredients. At Nishitetsu Grand Hotel, guests can enjoy French, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, and other international cuisines as well as a Japanese-Western breakfast buffet featuring dishes made from Kyushu and domestic ingredients and offering amazing views of a 70-meter-tall waterfall.


Located in the Daimyo area just an 8-minute walk from Tenjin Station, this facility is centered around the idea of “a hotel that takes you on a journey through the world of books.” The one-of-a-kind LAMP LIGHT BOOKS features a variety of innovations designed to help guests immerse themselves in literary delights.

All rooms are equipped with dimmers, standing lamps for late-night reading, and comfortable sofas, creating the perfect space for enjoying a good book.

On the first floor, guests will find a 24-hour bookstore with a selection of about 4,000 books, primarily in the travel and mystery genres. The floor also houses a cafe open from 7:00 am to 12:00 am. The cafe offers coffee made from beans from local coffee shops, local beer, sandwiches made from croissants baked at the cafe, and sweets, which all pair excellently with a book of your choice.

3. Fukuoka U-BELL Hotel

Opened in May 2021, Fukuoka U-BELL Hotel is located a 10-minute walk from Akasaka Station and a 5-minute walk from Daimyo.

Guests can choose from three room types: double, twin, and superior twin. Rooms designed with disabled and elderly guests in mind are also available. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, solo or with friends or family, U-BELL can offer you a comfortable space that will meet your every need.

The hotel boasts a spacious communal bath. The entrance to the women's bath is equipped with a security keypad, so guests can fully relax and unwind from their trip knowing they won't be disturbed.

The breakfast buffet offers 50 Japanese and Western-style dishes including Fukuoka delicacies such as "mentaiko" spicy cod roe, fried noodles, and "su-motsu" offal seasoned with vinegar - more than enough to satisfy any palate!

4. KKR Hotel Hakata

KKR Hotel Hakata is located a 3-minute walk from Yakuin-Odori Station and a 15-minute walk from the Daimyo area. The building is surrounded by lush greenery and offers guests a relaxing atmosphere to recharge their batteries after a day of traveling.

The neat and inviting guestrooms come in Japanese and Western styles and are equipped with Simmons mattress beds often found in luxury hotels around the world to guarantee a good night’s sleep. Rooms designed with disabled guests in mind are also available.

At the al camon cafe and restaurant, you can enjoy a French-based menu featuring vegetables from Itoshima City in Fukuoka Prefecture. The Wazukuri Moegi restaurant, on the other hand, offers Japanese-style lunch and dinner with views of a magnificent Japanese garden through large scenic windows. Breakfast is served half-buffet-style at al camon and features the KKR Hotel Hakata Original Box using vegetables and seafood from Kyushu, plus your choice of rice, miso soup, salad, soup, bread, and more.

5. Hilltop Resort Fukuoka

Hilltop Resort Fukuoka is located a 15-minute walk from the Sakurazaka subway station and a 10-minute drive from the Daimyo area. A quiet hotel located on a hill close to downtown Fukuoka, the facility offers guests a chance to connect with nature and escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Rooms are available in Japanese and Western styles and feel incredibly relaxing thanks to the wooden fittings that emanate warmth and hospitality. Various types of rooms are available, including rooms with large windows overlooking Fukuoka, rooms with scenic bathtubs, rooms with verandas, compact rooms for solo travelers, and Japanese-style rooms for groups of up to eight people. The hotel also offers a large natural hot spring bath where you can relax and unwind after a day of traveling.

The hotel has three restaurants. At the sushi and Japanese cuisine restaurant Reki, you can enjoy dishes made from seasonal ingredients from all over Japan. At the main dining room Cavana, you can delight in one-of-a-kind Italian fusion cuisine made from carefully selected ingredients from Kyushu and Italy, along with wines carefully selected by a sommelier. At the garden restaurant k, you can enjoy the breeze of Fukuoka while dining on the beer terrace and other open-air areas.


6. Plaza Hotel Premier

Plaza Hotel Premier is located just a 7-minute walk from Tenjin Station. Offering easy access to both the Daimyo and Tenjin areas in the center of Fukuoka, this hotel is a perfect base for exploring the city.

The entire hotel is decorated in a European style and offers rooms equipped with wood-grain furniture that create a sense of harmony and an inviting atmosphere that’s perfect for relaxing in.

The hotel has a coin laundry, private bathrooms, and a full range of other amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

7. Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka

Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka is located a 2-minute walk from Tenjin Station and features a modern Belgian-themed design that reinterprets the ideas of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The exquisitely crafted antiques found throughout the hotel create an atmosphere of elegance and refinement.

The 191 guestrooms come in five types, including standard single, double, and corner twin, all of which feature sophisticated modern interiors and high-quality beds that guarantee a good night’s sleep. In addition, all rooms are equipped with Mirable showerheads with high-performance power mist functions, elevating bath time at Hotel Monterey La Soeur Fukuoka to new heights.

Breakfast is served buffet style, and in addition to Japanese and Western dishes, you can also enjoy plenty of local Kyushu cuisine, which changes daily. Fresh fruit, desserts, and drinks are also available so that you can start your day on the right foot.

8. Plaza Hotel Tenjin

Plaza Hotel Tenjin is located a 4-minute walk from the Akasaka subway station and an 8-minute walk from Tenjin Station. Located in the heart of the Daimyo area and within walking distance of Tenjin, guests can freely enjoy Fukuoka's famous "yatai" food stalls as long as they want before heading back to their hotel just a short stroll away.

The guestrooms feature a chic, inviting, and modern Japanese interior design that, together with the soft lighting and high-quality bedding, ensures a good night’s sleep. There is an amenity bar in the lobby for all your hotel needs.

The hotel offers internet access, parking, and coin-operated laundry facilities, making it ideal for business trips, those traveling by car, and extended stays.

9. Hakata Green Hotel Tenjin

Hakata Green Hotel Tenjin is located in the Daimyo area, a 1 minute walk from Akasaka Station and a 5-minute walk from Tenjin Station. While it is very close to the Tenjin and Daimyo areas, the hotel is situated sufficiently away from large facilities, making it a quiet and comfortable place to relax in.

The interior of the hotel features a uniform, inviting design. Guests can choose from four types of accommodations for any and all occasions: single rooms, wheelchair-accessible single rooms, standard twin rooms, and Hollywood twin rooms. All rooms are equipped with Simmons 6.5-inch pocket coil mattresses that guarantee a good night’s sleep.

For breakfast, guests can enjoy a set menu that changes daily in the comfortable atmosphere of the hotel restaurant equipped with warm wooden fixtures and lighting. Start your Fukuoka adventure the right way with a healthy selection of Japanese and Western dishes!

10. The OneFive Fukuoka Tenjin

Located a 3-minute walk from Tenjin Station, The OneFive Fukuoka Tenjin is a hotel that pursues comfort, functionality, and once-in-a-lifetime hospitality through services elevated to an art form.

A variety of room types for all needs and occasions are available, including standard queen and superior twin rooms. Whether you’re traveling with family, friends, or solo, The OneFive Fukuoka Tenjin has something for you. Guests can also enjoy free coffee 24 hours a day in the guest-only lounge.

The hotel's interior is decorated in wood grain and white, creating a warm and soft ambiance. The wide variety of amenities, such as face cleansers and toners, is another reason why so many travelers choose this hotel.

Feel Like a Feudal Lord at One of the 10 Best Hotels in Daimyo

There are many great hotels all across Fukuoka, but if you’re looking for high-quality beds that guarantee a good night’s sleep, large windows that give you panoramic views of the city, large communal baths for relieving travel fatigue, and breakfast buffets serving Fukuoka specialties, then we hope you’ll consult our guide to the best hotels in the Daimyo area. Upgrade your trip to Fukuoka with the right accommodations and make the memories of a lifetime. Safe travels!


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