Cheap Japan Vacations

Your Japan vacation

Japan, small and very surprising. From the sub-tropical island of Okinawa, to the almost Arctic northern tip of Hokkaido Island, there are many exciting adventures wherever travelers on Japan vacations choose to go. Japan offers quaint mountain villages that give people on Japan vacations a taste of past traditions and culture. The grandeur of Kyoto evokes the history of a powerful nation. Exploring the back alleys of any of Japan's major cities can lead to surprising bars and food. There is an amazing rail network, connecting locations, enabling tourists to get around the country with ease.

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Hearton Hotel Kyoto

3 stars
4.3 / 5 16 reviews
Budget-friendly hotel near Nijo CastleWith a central location just two blocks away from a subway station, the Hearton Hotel Kyoto offers guests excellent accommodation and a great starting point to explore the many attractions surrounding the property. The hotel features a buffet restaurant and a friendly, English-speaking staff to assists visitors to the area. For business travelers, the Hearton Hotel Kyoto features a 24-hour business center and conference rooms. Highlights Excellent location in central Kyoto           Restaurant featuring buffet breakfastA 24-hour business centerLaundry facilities on-site Location Among the many attractions in the active central corridor, the Hearton Hotel Kyoto is located mere steps away from Nijo Castle, a 15th-century fortification filled with history. Guests can explore the multi-faceted property, which showcases traditional Japanese architecture and design. Garden lovers will appreciate the groves of Japanese plum and cherry trees that ring the castle. Rooms The Hearton Hotel Kyoto features 294 rooms, all with double beds. The simple accommodations include many amenities, including LCD televisions with satellite channels and refrigerators. High-speed wired Internet access is complimentary. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bidets, slippers and makeup mirrors. Air conditioning is also included. FeaturesThe Hearton Hotel Kyoto has two restaurants on site, one that includes a buffet breakfast. The hotel offers an English-speaking staff and parking (fee applies). The front desk is open at all hours and the property is minutes from the Karasume-Oike subway station. Transportation Karasume-Oike subway station (0.1 mi/0.1 km)Osaka International Airport (49.5 mi/79.7 km) Attractions International Manga Museum (0.1 mi/0.1 km)Nijo Castle (0.5 mi/0.9 km)Kyoto Imperial Palace (0.8 mi/1.3 km)Gion Corner (1 mi/1.7 km)Yasaka Shrine (1.1 mi/1.8 km) Business A 24-hour business center with copy/fax/print servicesComplimentary high-speed Internet accessConference and banquet roomsConcierge service
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Narita Excel Hotel Tokyu

2 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews
The hotel is more like a fully equipped resort complex, with sports facilities such as indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, a fitness club and sauna. It is decorated in contemporary style, with light colours and modern furnishings, catering for the needs of the business and leisure traveller with excellent banqueting facilities. (0708 YT) The modern, 11-storey high, white building is situated on a large open ground, with a distinguishable hotel name sign on the top of the building. It is ten minutes from Narita Airport and four kilometres from the city centre. It more than just an airport hotel and offers a refreshing treat for travellers leaving and entering Japan. A shuttle bus is available to and from Narita Airport. Narita International Airport is located 70km away from city centre of Tokyo. It takes one hour by train or 80-120minutes by bus to central Tokyo from Narita International Airport.
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Hotel Granvia Osaka

4 stars
4.1 / 5 15 reviews
Complimentary WiFi and LAN internet access in ALL guest rooms The hotel is located in JR OSAKA station. We have the best access in OSAKA. Arriving at OSAKA, you can find us and check in easily. You do not need to go out from the station to come to us in even the bad weather. The guest rooms are located on the high floors, from 21st to 26th floor. A LAN cable is equipped in every room and complimentary LAN and WiFi internet access is available in all guest rooms.
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Hotel Grand Fresa Akasaka

3 stars
4.1 / 5 13 reviews
New hotel located in thriving AkasakaThe Hotel Grand Fresa Akasaka is located in bustling Akasaka. Walking distance from the Tokyo Metro Akasaka station, the Hotel Grand Fresa is within reach of Tokyo's major business and tourist sites. The nicest of the rooms offer private terrace gardens while all rooms offer enjoyable amenities such as free Internet access and a set of tea.   HighlightsCentral location ideal for business and holiday travelers Rooms on the grand floor have a private terrace gardenTwo organic restaurants appeal to health-conscious guestsIn-room Shiatsu massages can be arranged   RoomsThe Hotel Grand Fresa Akasaka offers cozy double and deluxe rooms. All rooms are equipped with free Internet access, speakers for iPods, tea set and video-on-demand (fees apply). The most extravagant of the rooms on the grand floor have private terrace gardens, ideal for unwinding after a day in the city. FeaturesThe Hotel Grand Fresa is located in Akasaka, near many entertainment, dining and commercial attractions. The Tokyo Metro Akasaka station is a short walk away, putting greater Tokyo just a train ride away. Two unique, contemporary restaurants are housed in the hotel. The Organic House offers organic cuisine and Bio Trattoria Senoi serves organic Italian cuisine with an extensive wine list. Guests who stay on the grand floor enjoy spacious quarters and a private terrace garden. TransportationNarita Airport (90-120 minutes via bus; 60 minutes via Narita Express train to Tokyo station, followed by taxi)Haneda Airport (1 hour by bus)Tokyo Metro Akasaka station (1 minute walk)   AttractionsRoppongi Hills (0.8 mi/1.3 km) Ginza Crossing (1.9 mi/3.1 km) Tsukiji Fish Market‎ (2.4 mi/3.9 km) Shinjuku (3 mi/4.9 km)   BusinessComplimentary in-room Internet accessComplimentary morning newspapers delivered to roomsCentral location ideal for convenient travel to major commercial areas    
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ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Hiroshima

4 stars
3.8 / 5 10 reviews
Stay at the elegant Crowne Plaza ANA Hiroshima for a wide choice of cuisine and English language service in the heart of Hiroshima. Crowne Plaza ANA Hiroshima is in Hiroshima's commercial district, just 5 minutes walk from the peace memorials. Ask the bilingual Front Desk staff in the marble floored Lobby about our 22nd floor Le Platine French restaurant and bar, with a delicious a la carte menu and stunning views across the city. You can energise with a dip in our heated indoor pool and a sauna (Extra charge) with a Fitness Centre (No charge). Facing the Fukuromachi street car stop on Peace Boulevard, Crowne Plaza ANA Hiroshima is a 10 minute taxi ride or 20 minute tram journey from JR Hiroshima rail station, with shuttle buses to Hiroshima Airport taking 60 minutes. We're a short walk from the banks of the Motoyasugawa River and the poignant A Bomb Dome. Locals have long been heading to the hotel's 6 restaurants on special occasions for outstanding Japanese, Chinese and Western cuisine. Our 1st-floor Fruitier restaurant serves up an expansive breakfast buffet with something to suit all palates. Crowne Plaza ANA Hiroshima has 13 meeting and banquet rooms for conferences and celebrations for 10 to 1,200 people. Our dedicated Crowne Events Director will advise you at every stage of the planning process and is devoted to making your event a success.
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Best time to take a vacation to Japan

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    Spring and fall, are usually fairly mild and dry, and are great months for Japan vacations. The cherry blossoms are out in spring, while fall colors are wonderful. For skiing, there is heavy snowfall during winter in Hokkaido. Late August and early September may be considered low season for Japan travel, because it is typhoon season. Also late February and early March are still cold, so crowds are often smaller. During the 2nd week of February, Sapporo City holds its Snow Festival, and a collection of snow statues and ice sculptures are displayed in local parks.

Insider tips for Japan travel

  • Zao

    Excellent skiing and snowboarding can be found at Zao in the Yamagata prefecture, which is in the north of Honshu Island.

  • Sofu-Iwa Dive Trip

    For an amazing scuba diving experience, try going on a Sofu-Iwa dive trip. Diving on a 3,600 foot rock column in the Pacific Ocean.

  • Uganzaku North Beach

    Uganzaki North Beach, on the island of Okinawa, is usually deserted even in height of summer, so is a great spot for some private sun.

  • Izakaya Himawari

    Izakaya Himawari, located in Sapporo, prepares homemade, Izakaya-style dishes using Hokkaido's fresh local ingredients.

  • Shisui

    Shisui, located in the Shibuya-ku area of Tokyo, is a nomiya bar, a small pre-war style intimate counter bar.

Japan highlights

  • Shikoku

    Surprisingly, on the small island of Shikoku, you can go whale watching, and you might see humpback and sperm whales.

  • Bunraku

    Visit a traditional bunraku, noh, or kabuki performance. The puppet theatres are located in Tokyo and Osaka.

  • Okinawa

    Okinawa, a sub-tropical island, provides excellent diving and water sports, along with white sandy beaches.

  • Mt. Sukurajima

    Take a 15-minute cruise to view the Mt. Sukurajima active volcano up close. Check on volcanic activity before visiting.

  • Tokyo Great Cycling Tour

    Exploring Tokyo is even better on the Tokyo Great Cycling Tour.

  • Dogo

    At the hot springs resort of Dogo, the main wooden 3-tiered building with a sansoro style roof, is a Japanese treasure.

  • Powder Skiing

    Amazing powder skiing can be enjoyed at the Niseko skiing resort towns in Hokkaido. Backcountry and telemark skiing are especially good here.

  • Kinkakuji

    The gilded Kinkakuji, located in Kyoto, is probably the best of seventeen nearby World Heritage sites.

  • Shirakawa-go Mountain Village

    Visiting the Shirakawa-go Mountain Village, gives a glimpse of the past, with traditional Gassho-zukuri farmhouses.

  • Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

    The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is an informative reminder of the horrors of war.

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