x The average starting price for a place to stay in Fukuoka City is £16 per night.
algroome Traditional sleep-on-the-floor styles + friendly, relaxed staff (feels more like a bunch of friends hanging out than anything else) + cool wee udon restaurant attached to the front = feeling of being welcomed + small taste of traditional Japan. Wouldn't stay anywhere else if I were to visit Fukuoka again.
5-4-15 Katakasu, Hakata-kku, Fukuoka, JapanAwesome 85%
5-4-22, Muromi Sawara-ku, Fukuka-shiGreat 83%
dropdeadbarbi I stayed at Guest House Hokorobi for one night. I had arrived in Fukuoka before noon, but I was able to check-in earlier than expected. I got to take a two-hour nap in the comfiest bed, until I was informed they put me in the wrong room. Mistakes happen. This was my first stay at a hostel in Japan, so I'm unaware how the system works. Many guesthouses I've stayed with in Korea provide free breakfast meal and a drink, so I would've liked to enjoy that as a service for the value. It seemed as though they were milking me for every yen I had for milk and sugar. Location-wise, there are hair shops easily spotted on the main road, but I don't need that, I need food. No food stalls or restaurants. And as a hungry traveler, please note that you should eat something prior to arriving at the hostel. No food is served and place to be found. Again, I stayed for one night and the area is silent and still. It's best to just check-in, lock up your things, and hop onto the subway to another area.
duncphd The rooms are basic, but - important as I stayed in december - warm. Not much in the way of privacy, but if you want a comfortable bed and a hot shower for about as cheap as you can get this is the place. Shared showers are clean and hot. I didn't venture into the internet area, needing to be out wandering rather than looking at a screen, but this facility would be useful if you are travelling around. The location is good and once you know where it is it is easy to find your way back.
clinic We stayed for one night only but was pleasantly surprised by the level of service and would recommend it to other travellers
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