Hotels in Shimonoseki, Japan

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Shimonoseki overview

Shimonoseki is special for its museums and parks, and known for its historical sites and monuments. You'll enjoy Shimonoseki's library. Take in some of the area's local culture at The Firefly Museum of Toyota Town and Shimonoseki Municipal Archaeological Museum. Head to Road Station Kikugawa and Sumiyoshi Shrine to make some memories. Whatever you're into, Shimonoseki has something for you.

Where to stay in Shimonoseki

A welcoming city for all, Shimonoseki has a variety of lodging options. There are 37 hotels in the Shimonoseki area, some with discounts of up to 15%.
  • • 2 2-star hotels with an average price of $20 per night
  • • 25 3-star hotels with an average price of $32 per night
  • • 8 4-star hotels with an average price of $48 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 830 user reviews of Shimonoseki hotels:
  • • Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki
  • • Shimonoseki Station West Washington Hotel Plaza
  • • Shimonoseki Tokyu REI Hotel
  • • Tokyo Daiichi Hotel Shimonoseki
  • • Hotel AZ Yamaguchi Shimonoseki

How to get to Shimonoseki

Fly in to Kitakyushu (KKJ), 22.4 mi (36.1 km) from downtown 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.

What to see around Shimonoseki

A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • The Firefly Museum of Toyota Town
  • • Shimonoseki Municipal Archaeological Museum
  • • Chofu Mori Residence
  • • Chofu Museum
  • • Shimonoseki City Art Museum
Memorable for its historical sites, monuments, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Kozanji Temple
  • • Kanmonkyo Bridge
  • • Tsunoshima Ohashi Bridge
  • • Kaikyo Yume Tower
  • • Blue Wing Drawbridge
It's notable for its parks and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Chofu Garden
  • • Hinoyama Park
  • • Mimosusogawa Park
  • • Mekari Park
  • • Tsunoshima Lighthouse Park
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Road Station Kikugawa
  • • Sumiyoshi Shrine
  • • Kanmon Tunnel
  • • Mekari Shrine
  • • Akama Shrine

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: 0.3 inches
  • • April-June: 0.4 inches
  • • July-September: 0.5 inches
  • • October-December: 0.3 inches