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Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion

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1-38 Gion-Cho, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0038 Fukuoka Prefecture
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Looking for a place to stay in Fukuoka? Then look no further than Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion, a budget friendly hotel that brings the best of Fukuoka to your doorstep.

Rooms at Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion provide a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Nearby landmarks such as Hakata Bus Terminal (0.3 mi) and Ramen Stadium (0.4 mi) make Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion a great place to stay when visiting Fukuoka.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the pubs, including Hakata Motsudokoro Hamaya Tenjin Nishidori, Sumiyoshishuhan Hakata Station, and The Market F, all of which are a short distance from Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion.

If you are interested in exploring Fukuoka, check out one of the parks, such as Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, Momochi Seaside Park, and Maizuru Park.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion as you experience everything Fukuoka has to offer.

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ken wrote a review Apr 2019
Hawaii95 contributions64 helpful votes
As a background to understand the review: we stay almost exclusively at Toyoko Inns when traveling in Japan so have many others as points of comparison. The anomaly is in why this Toyoko should get less than a 5 since pretty much every Toyoko we've stayed at gets a 5. I struggled with a rating of between 3-4 due to several factors, some of which are simply personal and may be irrelevant to the readers. The most significant detractor from a 5 rating was that in our room as well as our friends, the hot water during a shower would frequently get completely cold and would stay cold until you reached out through the curtains (if you've stayed at a Toyoko before you will know what I mean) and manually readjust the hot water. Our group's conclusion was that the faucet system may need a high flow of water to prevent this but we don't like to waste water and have it splashing all over the place with such a high flow. Other minor observations: you'll see in the pictures that the twin rooms are quite unique. You feel like you're in a dorm room or depending on who your partner is in the room, you either like the privacy or feel like you're separated because the bathroom is in the middle of the room and separates the twin beds. There is also a fairly high step up to the bathroom raising some concerns for the elderly. The outer facade of the hotel is a slightly different brighter blue green so when looking for the hotel, be on the alert. Honestly, we stayed at this hotel because the two other Toyoko's at the JR station were full. But we're glad we ended up here. the Gion subway stop is right at the hotel and the Kuko subway line (main subway that takes you to the park in one direction and the airport in the other) allows you to bypass the busy JR station. In addition, there are many historic temples across the street with an outstanding senbei shop right at the intersection across the street from the hotel. We would have never seen this had we not stayed here. The walk to Canal City and the yatai food stalls is also shorter from this hotel compared to if you stayed around the JR station.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Ed1982_10 wrote a review Feb 2019
Taipei, Taiwan366 contributions117 helpful votes
Location: One subway stop from Hakata, if you come by Subway to Gion, exit 6 has elevator. The hotel has GREEN walls, not the usual light beige Toyoko, and is located on the left hand side of Pachinko store. Rooms: Toyoko standard, clean+ functional, hard mattresses, tiny toilet with tub, no smoking smell. Some street noise can be heard, probably the windows are not double layer. Staff were good, some not English fluent, but will communicate in all ways possible.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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LiMo2009 wrote a review Dec 2018
Vienna, Austria92 contributions96 helpful votes
When you stayed at more than one hotels of the Toyoko Inn chain you know what to expect, because rooms are fairly identical, but equipped with everything you need from free WiFi and a Japanese space-age toilet to a water kettle and the usual shampoo/conditioner/showergel combo. Since the decor is the same, you'll feel immediately at home. This property is slightly older, however it looks like the rooms were refurbished a couple of years ago. The lobby / breakfast area, however, it rather outdated and small, especially during the busy breakfast time. My room was not too small, certainly bigger than my previous Toyoko Inn experience in Kagoshima. It was clean, but there was some noise from the street, since it was on the 2nd floor (Japanese counting), resp. 1st floor (European counting). I made use of the coin laundry on the ground floor and asked the reception to forward my luggage - they spoke basic English and were helpful and friendly. Another plus is the free breakfast, which, however, was quite crowded every day. One of the main advantages of the hotel - besides the great value for money - is the location: the subway stop is right in front and so are numerous bus stops. Hakata train station (JR Lines and Shinkansen) is a 10 minutes walk with all it's shopping and dining options, but there is also one convenience store on either corner of the block. Canal City mall is also in walking distance.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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pinkystars wrote a review Feb 2018
Singapore, Singapore59 contributions11 helpful votes
This is a business hotel chain in Japan. As usual, the hotel room that I was allocated has the same design with the other outlets that I had previously stayed, thus everything is the same in the room. Sizing of the room is small but you are still able to open up your luggage on the floor without any problems. The bed is very comfortable! Sizing for the bed for 1 pax is a small double size bed. For ladies, this outlet gives out bodycare set when you checked in. They provide free breakfast. Variety is actually much better than the other outlets. The breakfasts are very tasty for the 4 days of breakfast that I had eaten. This outlet’s breakfast’s specialty is actually Mentaiko. It was very surprising to be able to taste this. Location for this hotel is only 15mins of walk to Hakata Station. From Gion Station is only 1min walk. Staff for this outlet speaks pretty good Basic English, so there shouldn’t be any problem.
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Date of stay: June 2017
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WalkingPoint wrote a review Oct 2017
Bangkok, Thailand310 contributions157 helpful votes
The Toyoko Inn Chain is a well run, highly efficient and, invariably, very convenient hotel group. The Ekimae Gion is nicely sited next to the subway entrance and very close to some of the more stunning temples / shrines in Hakata. The staff are helpful and friendly. The rooms are the standard Toyoko Style though, due to the hotel being squeezed into the city centre area, are, a little smaller than the norm. An easy walk (seven mins) from Hakata Shinkansen Stn, this is ideal for those travelers who find The Toyoko Inn hotels to their liking. Breakfast can be quite hectic due to the limited space down stairs but, that is a very minor issue.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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US$68 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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toyoko inn fukuoka
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JapanKyushuFukuoka PrefectureFukuokaHakataHakata Station / Gion Station
NUMBER OF ROOMS
173
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Frequently Asked Questions about Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion
Which popular attractions are close to Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Nearby attractions include Kushida Shrine (0.4 km), Tochoji Temple (0.2 km), and Shofuku-ji Temple (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Conveniently located restaurants include Daichi no Udon Hakataeki Chika, Daitoen Honten, and Nagahama Number One Gion.
Is Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Hakata.
Are any cleaning services offered at Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Toyoko Inn Hakata-guchi Ekimae Gion?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fukuoka Castle Remains (3.1 km), Momiji Hachimangu Shrine (6.1 km), and Fukuoka Castle Shiomi Watchtower (3.1 km).