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Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae

Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae

2.5 star property
Convenient for Canal City Hakata

8.6/10 Fabulous

568 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24/7 front desk
3-8-18 Hakata-ekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka-ken, 8120011

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Hakata-ku
  • Canal City Hakata - 7 min walk
  • Marine Messe Fukuoka - 35 min walk
  • Port of Hakata - 7 min drive
  • Momochi Beach - 16 min drive
  • PayPay Dome - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Fukuoka (FUK) - 11 min drive
  • Saga (HSG-Ariake Saga) - 89 min drive
  • Hakata Train Station - 14 min walk
  • Yakuin Station - 23 min walk
  • Nishitetsu-Fukuoka Station - 24 min walk
  • Gion Station - 11 min walk
  • Watanabe-dori Station - 17 min walk
  • Nakasu-Kawabata Station - 18 min walk


  • Doutor Coffee Shop - 3 min walk
  • Cafe de CRIE - 3 min walk
  • Asahiken Gyoza - 3 min walk
  • Sukiya - 4 min walk
  • Kawataro Hakata Station - 5 min walk

About this property

Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae

When you stay at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Canal City Hakata and Marine Messe Fukuoka. Fellow travellers love the location and walkable location. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Gion Station is 11 minutes away.


English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 118 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 5:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Lift


  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A city tax will be collected at the property. The city tax ranges from JPY 200–500 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 1000 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


<p>The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels etc). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file. </p> <p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Smile Hakata Ekimae
Smile Hakata Ekimae Fukuoka
Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae Hotel
Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae Fukuoka
Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae Hotel Fukuoka

Frequently asked questions

Does Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae?
As of 4 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae on 28 Feb 2023 start from $49, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae?
You can check in from 3 PM - 5:00 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Are there restaurants at or near Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Asahiken Gyoza (3-min walk), Sukiya (4-min walk) and Kawataro Hakata Station (5-min walk).
What's the area around Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae like?
Smile Hotel Hakata Ekimae is a short 7-minute walk from Canal City Hakata and 9 minutes' walk from Sumiyoshi Shrine. Travellers say that the local area is very walkable close to public transit.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

I appreciated how welcoming the staff was, and how comfortable the room was. The breakfast was very delicious as well. I think it would be nice to extend the breakfast time to 10:00.
ナスラ, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

YUJUNGw, 6-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

No luggage rack, no coffee, no shaving cream...If I can book it again, I won't book it again.
Fung, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good to stay at Smile
Convenient for transportation & delicious Fukuoka foods
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

nice place, clean, nice staff, not far from station.
Ja-Oh, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Fukuoka trip
Good stay and friendly staff
Shi Wai, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This hotel is very near to Hakata JR station. The staff are friendly and they can speak English very well. However, the room is pretty small.
Julie, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Very convenience and lovely place to stay. Though the rm is a bit small and luggage cannot open easily,.
5-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

6-night trip
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