Hotels in Hofu, Japan

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Hofu overview

You can take in the local culture of Hofu at a top spot like Mori Museum and Garden. While you're here, stop by Hofutenmangu Shrine and Suokokubun-ji Temple. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Hofu.

Where to stay in Hofu

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hofu has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hofu with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Hofu hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hofu hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hofu

Fly in to Ube (UBJ-Yamaguchi - Ube), 19.3 mi (31.1 km) from downtown Hofu. Kitakyushu (KKJ) is the next closest major airport, 34.6 mi (55.7 km) away.

What to see around Hofu

Known for its gardens, the area's family-friendly sights include:
  • • Ohirayama Ropeway
  • • Shunan City Zoo
  • • Tokiwa Park
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Mori Museum and Garden
  • • Hofu Science Museum
  • • Kaiten Museum
  • • Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • • Yamaguchi Museum
Memorable for its monuments and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Hofutenmangu Shrine
  • • Suokokubun-ji Temple
  • • Tamanooya Shrine
  • • Koujin Shrine to the Warrior God
  • • Sho Hachiman-gu Shrine
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Yamaguchi University
  • • Yamaguchi College of Arts
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Takagawa Shinyamaguchi Country Club
  • • Yamaguchi Furusato Heritage Centre
  • • Yamaguchi Center for Arts
  • • Inoue Park
  • • Yamaguchi Catholic Church

When to visit Hofu

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 59°F day, 37°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 48°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 64°F night
  • October-December: 75°F day, 40°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.31 inches
  • April-June: 0.39 inches
  • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • October-December: 0.31 inches