Hotels in Kumamoto (prefecture), Japan

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Kumamoto (prefecture) overview

Kumamoto (prefecture) is notable not only for its historical sites and hot springs but also for its castle and shops. Nature lovers can visit Kitaoka Nature Park and Ishigamiyama Park while in Kumamoto (prefecture). While you're in town, don't miss a chance to see sights like Shinshigai Shotengai and Kumamoto Castle.

Where to stay in Kumamoto (prefecture)

With a large selection of hotels, Kumamoto (prefecture) has options to suit your style. There are 110 hotels in Kumamoto (prefecture) and you can shop as many as 222 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 20%. We have room prices starting at 23 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Kumamoto (prefecture) as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 2 5-star hotels from 145 USD per night
  • • 49 4-star hotels from 52 USD per night
  • • 100 3-star hotels from 36 USD per night
  • • 3 2-star hotels from 27 USD per night

How to get to Kumamoto (prefecture)

Fly into Kumamoto (KMJ), 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from the heart of Kumamoto (prefecture).

Train stations include:
  • • Fujisakigumae station (0.2 mi/0.4 km from the city center)
  • • Suizenji station (0.2 mi/0.4 km from the city center)
  • • Kumamoto Minami Station (1 mi/1.6 km from the city center)

What to see around Kumamoto (prefecture)

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Kumamoto Zoo and Botanical Garden
  • • Hirayama Hot Spring
  • • Ultraman Land
  • • Green Land
  • • Cuddly Dominion
Distinguished landmarks to visit include:
  • • Kumamoto Castle
  • • Catholic Tetori Church
  • • Sakura-no-baba Josaien
  • • Kato Shrine
  • • Hosokawa Gyobutei
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Kitaoka Nature Park
  • • Ishigamiyama Park
  • • Suizenji Gardens
  • • Tatsuta Nature Park
  • • Suizenji Ezuko Park
Below are some shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Shinshigai Shotengai
  • • Kokai Shopping Street
  • • Aeon Mall Kumamoto Clair
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto
  • • Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Centre
  • • Kumamoto Prefectural Art Museum
  • • Former Residence of Natsume Soseki
  • • Fujisaki Hachimangu

When to visit Kumamoto (prefecture)

If you're just starting to think about trip planning, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 63°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 46°F night
  • • July-September: 90°F day, 61°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 37°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.31 inches
  • • April-June: 0.43 inches
  • • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • • October-December: 0.31 inches