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Top 10 Hotels in Shimoda

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3 out of 5
1742 Shirahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka
per night
Oct 7 - Oct 8
4.5/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)
reasonable accommodation with onsen

"the room Istaid had own toilet and a bathtub, a little noisy from other rooms, very week Wifi, other wise very good for the price I paid, onsen is very good and breakfast is not exiciteing but okay, avery friendly staff owner"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Beachside Inn Shirahama
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3 out of 5
2644-1, Shirahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka-ken
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per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4.6/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)

"Great view, hospitable staff, nice breakfast , ............"…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

Garden Villa Shirahama
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2.5 out of 5
1692-1 Shirahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka
per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4/5Very Good! (9 reviews)

"The reception was kind. The towel was a nice smell. I got plenty of hot water from the shower. Buildings are old, the surroundings such as washbasins are rather odorous mouldy. People who are allergic need to take attention."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2018

Shirahama Guesthouse U-chan-chi
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3 out of 5
185-1 Rendaiji, Shimoda, Shizuoka
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Sep 24 - Sep 25
1.9/5 (16 reviews)
Terrible ryokan

"They do not advertise their 9pm curfew on Expedia. There is black mold growing into the rooms in multiple locations. Room smells musty and moldy."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2017

Kurhaus Ishibashi Ryokan
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2 out of 5
6-7 Takegahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka
per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)

"Bike friendly, close to the station, reasonable price and welcoming staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2019

Ryokan Ogawa
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3.5 out of 5
Kakizaki 633, Shimoda, Shizuoka-ken
per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"The view is breathtaking. The onsen is wonderful and lovely. Very relaxing to enjoy the beautiful view and is is well maintained."…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2019

Shimoda View Hotel
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3.5 out of 5
2732-7 Shirahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka
per night
Sep 24 - Sep 25
4.3/5Excellent! (44 reviews)

"The pool was nice perfect for family with kids. Walking distance to Shirahama beach which is beautiful and fun."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2019

Hotel Izukyu
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3.5 out of 5
3-8 Kakisaki, Shimoda
per night
Sep 26 - Sep 27
3.9/5Very Good! (19 reviews)

"Even though the building is old, it was still well maintained and was a pleasure to stay in. The room was clean and well presented. The private onsen bath was amazing and over looked the port and ships. The breakfast was great."…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Kurofune Hotel
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3 out of 5
1547-1 Shirahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka-ken
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per night
Sep 24 - Sep 25
3.9/5Very Good! (94 reviews)

"We loved everything. The private patio was a huge plus!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Shimoda Prince Hotel
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2 out of 5
Shirahama 981-6, Shimoda, Shizuoka
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4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)

"Room is very clean. Staff were very helpful and accommodating, speaks English; breakfast was great. Parking is a walk up/down hill. Good stay for two nights."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2018

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Visiting Shimoda

Visitors to Shimoda are sure to enjoy the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city's monuments, temples, and aquarium. Around the area, top sights include Atagawa Tropical and Alligator Garden, Izu Oceanic Park, and Izu Glass and Glasswork Museum.

  • There are 34 hotels and other accommodations in Shimoda
  • The closest major airport is in Oshima (OIM), 25.1 mi (40.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Shimoda

The city is notable for landmarks like Ryosen-ji Temple, Choraku-ji Temple, and Hofuku-ji Temple. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Tatadohama Beach, Sotoura Beach, and Kisami Ohama Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Shimoda History Museum and Ryosen-Ji Treasure Museum.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 34 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Shimoda. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Shimoda Yamatokan - This 3-star ryokan features free parking, a free children's club, and a café.
  • Shimoda Tokyu Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Hotel Izukyu - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its beach locale.

In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Atagawa Tropical and Alligator Garden, located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city center, and Izu Oceanic Park, which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

Getting Around Shimoda

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Izukyushimoda station or Rendaiji station. Shimoda might not have many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Shimoda

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 62°F during the day and 28°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 81°F, while the average at night is 45°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 85°F with nighttime averages of 57°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 71°F and nighttime averages of 30°F
  • Shimoda gets about 45.47 inches of rain per year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 83°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 31°F

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