Last updated on December 11th, 2023
In this accommodation guide, we will cover the best Toyama hotel options and areas to help you decide where to stay in Toyama.
Toyama is one of the underrated cities in Japan. Most travelers are traveling to Toyama as it is a convenient base for travelers visiting the nearby Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route, Kuroge Gorge, and nearby cities. But Toyama has more than its offers. This coastal city is home to the beautiful Tateyama Mountain Range and is famous for its incredibly fresh seafood and local specialties. Besides, Toyama also has some interesting attractions such as Toyama Castle and Glass Art Museum for visit.
Whether you are visiting Toyama for a short layover or a few nights’ stay, here is the best accommodation guide for where to stay in Toyama. We’ve compiled this list of the best Toyama hotels to help you make the best decision for you. Read on to decide where to stay in Toyama.
Quick Guide: Where To Stay in Toyama
To ease on your selection, listed below are some of the quick tips when finding the best places to stay in Toyama.
Staying nearby the Toyama city area: Set at the center of the city, this neighborhood is home to Toyama’s most famous tourist attractions. Travelers will also find Toyama’s main shopping, restaurants, and bars. It is a short tram ride or a 15-minute walk on foot from Toyama Station.
Staying nearby Train Station: If you’re visiting Toyama for the first time, there’s no better place to stay nearby the Toyama Station. The two important train stations, Dentetsu-Toyama station (to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route) and JR Toyama Station (Japan Railway West railway station) are located close to each other. It’s good to stay nearby the train station if you need to get an early start or you’re arriving back late in the evening.
We recommended staying in the natural hot spring hotel for a relaxing stay if you choose to stay in the Toyama city area. Popular picks are Onyado Nono Toyama Natural Hot Spring, ANA Crowne Plaza Toyama, and Dormy Inn Toyama Natural Hot Spring.
Iruka Hostel is our pick for one of the best hostels in Toyama for budget travelers. This clean and well-designed hostel offer dormitory rooms with bunk beds and family rooms for guests.
Onyado Nono Natural Hot Spring
Onyado Nono Toyama Natural Hot Spring is one of the popular picks for travelers who looking for a leisure stay in Toyama. It is a Japanese-style hotel boasting with hot spring bath with modern facilities and with a relaxing and cozy atmosphere.
The location is central in the heart of the city about a 15-minute walk from JR Toyama Station or with a short tram ride. There are many restaurants and shops nearby so very convenient for sightseeing in the city. Everything is amazing here, especially for onsen lovers.
ANA Crowne Plaza Toyama
ANA Crowne Plaza Toyama is an elegant four-star hotel located at the heart of the city. The hotel is about a 15-minute walk from the station but a short tram ride can get you there. The hotel even provides free tram tickets which is a great bonus.
The property is more close to the city’s attractions and is within walking distance of great restaurants, bars, and shops. Great sizing room with modern features and very clean and comfortable. High recommended for a comfortable stay in Toyama. Check for room availability for the ANA Crowne Plaza Toyama.
Dormy Inn Toyama Natural Hot Spring
Dormy Inn Toyama Natural Hot Spring is one of the best places to stay in Toyama. The location is great in the middle of Toyama station and downtown. So it is pretty easy for sightseeing when visiting Toyama.
Just like Dormy Inn standard, everything was perfectly clean for the property. The free access to the natural hot spring with great facilities is truly amazing. Complimentary soba ramen noodles after 9:30pm for guests as supper is a great plus.
Comfort Hotel Toyama
The Comfort Hotel Toyama is a business hotel with excellent value for money. The property is located less than a 3-minute walk from the Dentetsu-Toyama station (next to JR Toyama Station). The strategic location is very ideal for travelers who need to depart from Toyama early. Plus, the hotel offers free rental of bicycles to explore the city, and also free welcome drinks with a wide variety of tastes accommodated for your stay.
A popular pick when choosing where to stay in Toyama. Check for room availability for the Comfort Hotel Toyama.
Hotel Grand Terrace
Hotel Grand Terrace Toyama is one of the popular business hotels located nearby the train station. It is about a 5-minute walk from Toyama station, making it a great choice as a stopover before or after visiting the Alpine Route. The property is a bit dated but it is very clean and comfortable. The staff is extremely helpful and polite. Great value for money and good for a short stay.
Toyama Chitetsu Hotel
Toyama Chitetsu Hotel is a mid-budget 3-star hotel if you are looking for a convenient stay in Toyama. The property is slightly dated but it is very clean and value for money. Most importantly, the location is superb and just next to JR station, so it couldn’t be any closer to the train station.
The breakfast was also great with a large selection of food. A great choice if you are looking for where to stay in Toyama for a short stay or visiting the city.
Iruka Hostel is our pick for one of the best hostels in for where to stay in Toyama on a budget. This clean and well-designed hostel offer dormitory rooms with bunk beds and family rooms for guests at a reasonable cheap price.
The hostel is located middle of town with a short 5 minutes walk from the Toyama and Dentetsu-Toyama Station. So it is very convenient to explore the unique city by Tram and nearby city by train. The owner and staffs are very accommodating and friendly.
Excellent place to stay in Toyama for solo and budget travelers. Check for the best budget price at Iruka Hostel.
Overview: Best Hotel To Stay in Toyama
All in all, we hope you find the best hotel to stay in Toyama. The city isn’t exactly the most popular place to visit in the Chubu region, but it does make for a convenient base. Here is our recap from this Toyama accommodation guide.
For a short layover, we recommended staying nearby the Toyama station and the best hotel is Comfort Hotel Toyama. This budget business hotel has a great central location close to the station at a reasonable price, and it offers clean, comfortable, and cozy beds.
Alternatively, the Onyado Nono Toyama Natural Hot Spring is an excellent pick for a Japanese stay experience. Enjoy the cozy environment and modern facility while soaking in the comfortable natural hot spring bath during your stay. Ideal base for travelers for relaxing and staying in Toyama.
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