Hotels in Shimonoseki, Japan

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Shimonoseki overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Shimonoseki at landmarks like Sumiyoshi Shrine and Akama Shrine. Local sights like Road Station Kikugawa and The Firefly Museum of Toyota Town are worth a visit. Whatever your interests are, Shimonoseki has something for you.

Where to stay in Shimonoseki

Whether traveling for business or leisure, Shimonoseki can comfortably accommodate you. There are 8 hotels in Shimonoseki and you can shop as many as 23 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. Our room prices start at 19 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Shimonoseki as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 8 4-star hotels from 43 USD per night
  • • 42 3-star hotels from 32 USD per night
  • • 4 2-star hotels from 19 USD per night

How to get to Shimonoseki

Fly into Kitakyushu (KKJ), 22.4 mi (36.1 km) from central Shimonoseki. Ube (UBJ-Yamaguchi - Ube) is the next closest major airport, 23.5 mi (37.9 km) away. Kitakyushu Shimonoseki Station is the closest train station, located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city center.

What to see around Shimonoseki

Memorable for its historical sites, monuments, temples, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Sumiyoshi Shrine
  • • Mekari Shrine
  • • Akama Shrine
  • • Sakurayama Shrine
  • • Kameyama Hachiman-gu Shrine
Its dolphins, hot springs, and parks offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Chofu Garden
  • • Hinoyama Park
  • • Mimosusogawa Park
  • • Mekari Park
  • • Tsunoshima Lighthouse Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • The Firefly Museum of Toyota Town
  • • Shimonoseki Municipal Archaeological Museum
  • • Chofu Museum
  • • Shimonoseki City Art Museum
  • • Kanmonkyo Bridge

When to visit Shimonoseki

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

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