Japan Average Hotel Costs: Nightly Room Prices by Accommodation Type

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How much do the hotels cost in Japan? Here we have analyzed the prices of 7,340 terrific hotels in Japan to help you understand how much money you will most likely need for your next amazing trip. Whether you're on a shoestring budget, visting with your family, traveling in luxury, or visiting solo, we have categorized the costs of these fantastic hotels in Japan by star-rating, guest rating, amenities, and more. So, let's find out if the best hotels in Japan are expensive, and where the best and cheapest hotels can be found.



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How much do hotels cost in Japan?

Japan Average Hotel Price for 1 Night
$102

Visitors will find a large range of terrific hotel choices when planning a visit to Japan. The price of a hotel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average hotel price in Japan based on data from 7,340 hotels is an affordable $102, and the median price is $72.

The average price of a hotel for 3 days in Japan is $305.

The average hotel cost for one week in Japan is a surprisingly affordable $711, and the average hotel cost for two weeks in Japan is a surprisingly affordable $1,422 (not including taxes and fees).


  • 3 Days
    $305
  • One Week
    $711
  • Two Weeks
    $1,422
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How much should I pay to stay in a hotel in Japan?

You'll find the budget, mid-range, and luxury Japan hotel cost per night displayed below. This chart shows the range of hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation, this graph breaks down the costs by price range.



(All hotel prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by Kayak. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

Are Hotels in Japan Expensive?

From the chart above, and from our statistical calculations, we can see that the average price for all hotels in Japan is $102. Also, the average price for budget hotels in Japan is $43. Furthermore, the average price for luxury hotels in Japan is $245. So, is a Japan expensive? Given the overall cost of living and travel in the area, these prices are not unreasonable. And if you think it's expensive to spend the night in Japan, don't worry, as it's quite possible to find hotel rooms with great values for your next trip. We have recommended hotels at various price ranges below.

Also, see our article Best Hotels for One Night in Japan for more places to stay.


Prices for the Best Hotels in Japan (Japan's Top Rated Hotels by Guests)

Are you looking for the best hotel in Japan? After we analyzed the 1,840 best and highest rated hotels (the top 25%), we found a variety of amazing options at different price ranges. The average price of the highest rated hotels is a great value at $139, and the median price is $117. So, here are the price ranges of the best places to stay in Japan for your next fantastic trip to this amazing destination.



If it's your first time here, check out Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Japan for more great places to stay.

Prices for the Best Luxury Hotels in Japan

Looking for Japan's best hotels? We'll show you just how expensive hotels are in Japan. The average price of the 1,202 top luxury hotels in Japan is $245, and the median price is $239. The price ranges below will help you understand how much these fantastic hotels will cost for your next amazing trip.

How much should I pay to stay in a luxury hotel in Japan?

The chart below shows the range of the fantastic luxury hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a luxury reservation, this graph tabulates the costs of these terrific hotels by price range. These luxury hotels often include some of Japan's best boutique hotels and resorts.



For more details, see Best Luxury Hotels in Japan for beautiful hotels.

Prices for Mid-Range Hotels in Japan

Hotel costs per night in Japan are displayed below for mid-range hotels. For the 2,929 mid-range hotels in Japan, the average price is $107, and the median price is $99. These typical Japan hotel rooms are a good representation of what is available, because they are in the middle of the total price range while still providing quality amenities.

How much should I pay to stay in a typical mid-range hotel in Japan?

The chart below shows the range of very nice moderately priced hotels for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a booking, this graph tabulates the costs of these great accommodation options by price range. These hotels also include some of Japan's best bed & breakfasts and vacation rentals.



Also, see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Japan which has even more great hotels for families with kids.

Prices for Budget Hotels in Japan

To find the best cheap hotels in Japan, we analyzed the prices of this destination's 3,209 budget hotels. The average price of these budget hotels is $43, and the median price is $43. The highest rated hotels which are below the average cost are presented below, along with the price ranges of all budget hotels. Now we'll show you just how affordable hotels can be in Japan, as the chart below shows the cheapest places to stay in Japan.

How much should I pay to stay in a budget hotel in Japan?

The chart below shows the range of the terrific budget-friendly hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a cheap hotel, this graph tabulates the prices of the great hotels here by range. These surprisingly affordable hotels often include some of Japan's best hostels and budget guesthouses, too.



For even more affordable places to stay, see Best Cheap Hotels in Japan.

Hotels Under $25 in Japan

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $25. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $25, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in Japan under $25?

1-1-13 Marunouchi, Okayama
Overall Rating 8.0
5 Nishi 7 Jonishi Minami Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Overall Rating 7.9
2-20-5 Nishiki, Nagoya
Overall Rating 7.9
3-4-5, Nishi Shinjuku, Tokyo
Overall Rating 7.9

Hotels Under $50 in Japan

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $50. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $50, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in Japan under $50?

2-3-40, Sakuragawa, Mito
Overall Rating 10.0
5-12 Rokuchonomehigashimachi, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai
Overall Rating 10.0
2-20-12 Shiba, Tokyo
Overall Rating 10.0
877-6 Obamacho Kitahonmachi, Unzen
Overall Rating 10.0

Hotels Under $100 in Japan

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $100. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $100, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Japan under $100?

492 Nishigawacho, Kyoto
Overall Rating 10.0
Nagakura 2147-500, Karuizawa
Overall Rating 10.0
Kitayama 5513-1, Chino
Overall Rating 10.0
19, Misono-cho, Amagasaki
Overall Rating 10.0

Hotels Under $150 in Japan

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $150. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $150, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Japan under $150?

Tokachidake Onsen, Kamifurano
Overall Rating 10.0
4-1 Kakisaki, Shimoda
Overall Rating 10.0
1644-1 Nishiu Yamashiro-cho, Miyoshi
Overall Rating 10.0
4716 Kodachi Fuji Kawaguchiko Machi Minami Tsuru Gun Yamanashi 401 0302 Japan, Fujikawaguchiko
Overall Rating 10.0

Hotels Under $200 in Japan

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $200. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $200, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Japan under $200?

293-7 Shimizucho Matsubara-agaru Kawaramchi-dori Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Overall Rating 10.0
1075-98, Arashima, Toba
Overall Rating 10.0
8497 Komono, Komono-cho, Mie-gun, Komono
Overall Rating 10.0
2548 Yumoto Nikko-Shi Tochigi, Nikko
Overall Rating 10.0

Hotel Prices by Star Rating for Japan

The star ratings of hotels are based on the best amenities and the quality of service instead of guest ratings. Some countries and cities have strict criteria for how hotels are rated based on specific amenities.

Average 5-Star Hotel Price in Japan

The average price of the 41 terrific 5-star hotels in Japan is $200, and the median price is $209.

How much does a 5-star hotel in Japan cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 5-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 5-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 4-Star Hotel Price in Japan

After an analysis of 586 excellent hotels, $143 is the average price for the great 4-star hotels in Japan, and the median price is $122.

How much does a 4-star hotel in Japan cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 4-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 4-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 3-Star Hotel Price in Japan

With data for 4,995 fantastic hotels, $104 is the average price for 3-star hotels in Japan, and the median price is $73.

How much does a 3-star hotel in Japan cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 3-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 3-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Average 2-Star Hotel Price in Japan

With data for 1,523 great hotels, the average price for 2-star hotels in Japan is $81, and the median price is $61.

How much does a 2-star hotel in Japan cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 2-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 2-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Average 1-Star Hotel Price in Japan

$64 is the average price of the 172 1-star hotels in Japan. The median price for these great hotels is $52.

How much does a 1-star hotel in Japan cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 1-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 1-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Are Hotels Nice in Japan?

Japan offers a wide range of accommodation options with hotels up to 5 stars. In fact, the average 5-star hotel guest rating is 8.9 out of 10, and the average price is $200. So, you can absolutely find a quality and nice hotel in the area. The average prices by star rating for hotels in Japan is as follows. (Prices are before taxes and fees, and change based on the seasons.)

  • 5-Star Hotels: $200
  • 4-Star Hotels: $143
  • 3-Star Hotels: $104
  • 2-Star Hotels: $81
  • 1-Star Hotels: $64

Also, the average guest rating for each star rating is as follows.

  • 5-Star Hotels: 8.9 out of 10
  • 4-Star Hotels: 8.4 out of 10
  • 3-Star Hotels: 7.6 out of 10
  • 2-Star Hotels: 7.2 out of 10
  • 1-Star Hotels: 8 out of 10

Should I Stay in a 4 or 5-Star Hotel in Japan?

Let's examine 4-star hotels versus 5-star hotels in Japan. Hotels with a 4-star rating generally cost less ($143) than those with a 5-star rating ($200). Also, hotels with a 4-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (8.4) than those with a 5-star rating (8.9).

Should I Stay in a 3 or 4-Star Hotel in Japan?

If we compare 3-star versus 4-star hotels in Japan, we see some helpful trends. Hotels with a 3-star rating generally cost less ($104) than those with a 4-star rating ($143). Also, hotels with a 3-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (7.6) than those with a 4-star rating (8.4).

Should I Stay in a 2 or 3-Star Hotel in Japan?

Looking at the comparison between 2-star hotels versus 3-star hotels in Japan, we can see the differences between the prices and guest ratings. Hotels with a 2-star rating generally cost less ($81) than those with a 3-star rating ($104). Also, hotels with a 2-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (7.2) than those with a 3-star rating (7.6).


Prices for Hotels with Pools in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with pools for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with pools, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 591 hotels with pools in Japan is $140, and the median price is $122.



Prices for Ski Hotels and Resorts in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of ski resorts and hotels for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for ski resorts and hotels, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$124 is the average price of the 543 ski resorts and hotels in Japan. The median price for these hotels is $104.



Also, see Best Hotels for Skiing in Japan for more ideas.

Prices for Hotels with Room Service in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with room service for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with room service, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 1,477 hotels, $121 is the average price for the hotels with room service in Japan, and the median price is $97.



Prices for Water Park Hotels in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of water park hotels for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for water park hotels, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 40 water park hotels in Japan is $134, and the median price is $130.



Prices for Hotels with Restaurants in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with restaurants for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with restaurants, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$97 is the average price of the 3,844 hotels with restaurants in Japan. The median price for these hotels is $70.



Prices for Hotels with Bars in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with bars for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with bars, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 1,454 hotels, $123 is the average price for the hotels with bars in Japan, and the median price is $100.



Also, see Best Party Hotels in Japan for more ideas.

Prices for Hotels with Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with scuba diving and snorkeling for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with scuba diving and snorkeling, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 166 hotels with scuba diving and snorkeling in Japan is $125, and the median price is $109.



Also, see Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Japan for more ideas.

Prices for Hotels with Parking in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with parking for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with parking, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$103 is the average price of the 5,914 hotels with parking in Japan. The median price for these hotels is $74.



Prices for Hotels with Kitchens in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with kitchens for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with kitchens, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 954 hotels, $111 is the average price for the hotels with kitchens in Japan, and the median price is $81.



Prices for Hotels with a Free Breakfast in Japan

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with a free breakfast for a one night stay in Japan. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with a free breakfast, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 710 hotels with a free breakfast in Japan is $92, and the median price is $55.



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