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Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki

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3-40 Hosoeshinmachi, Shimonoseki 750-0017, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This was a fine hotel. Helpful staff. Clean room. Good neighborhood. We picked it for its proximity to the train station - though it turned out to be slightly further than we'd liked considering we were carrying 15kg each on our shoulders. The hotel actually has hourly shuttles to the train station, so we were able to get a lift... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Unfortunately, probably best in Shimonoseki. In sixth trip to Japan, the smallest hotel room we've encountered. Reasonable walk to train station, where bus station is also located. Unusually good breakfast for one included in room rate. Service somewhat lacking - free shuttle not provided in middle of the day when we wanted to use it. Also, got no help with... More 

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ドーミーインpremium下関2015, 支配人 at Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at dormy inn PREMIUM Shimonoseki. We hope you had a great time in Japan. And we apologize that we had lack of service. The guests can use free shuttle bus from our hotel to Shimonoseki station. But we provide that only in the morning. In the case of other time, we will tell you the way... More 

Paris, France
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here a little while back now with work for about 4 weeks. The hotel is immaculate and high tech as you can expect from Japan. What makes this hotel quite special, other than the incredible sushi selection at breakfast and the evening massage service is the roof top natural spa! Heated from thermal gases deep into the ground... More 

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ドーミーインPREMIUM下関, 支配人 at Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki, responded to this review

Thank you for having stayed at dormy inn PREMIUM Shimonoseki. How was your trip in Shimonoseki? We are very glad to hear that. It is a great encouragement for us that you had a good time here. We mainly recommend breakfast and the spa. Our guest can relax there. We hope you all have a great trip during your stay.... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The hotel's facilities are decent, the nightly free noodles a surprising treat. It's location is not the best, though, being situated in-between the train station and the main attraction - Karato. Both are not near enough for a nice short walk, and not that far enough to warrant a bus ride (approximately 3 bus stops away, but at 220 yen... More 

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ドーミーインPREMIUM下関, 支配人 at Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki, responded to this review

Thank you for having stayed at dormy inn PREMIUM Shimonoseki. And I appreciate your compliment about the facilities and our service. However we are awfully sorry that we told you some wrong information. I apologize to you for them. We will reconfirm them so that we do not do so again. Thank you for your stay and comment. We are... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

In Japan it's often cheaper to stay at hotels in larger cities and make side-trips to the countryside towns\locals you want to visit. Shimonoseki was my base for seeing the city itself, Chofu Jokamachi next door and a longer day-trip to Hagi. Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki is the best mid-range hotel between $50-100. It could probably compete with hotels up... More 

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ドーミーインPREMIUM下関, マネージャー at Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki, responded to this review

Thank you very much for using our hotel, Dormy Inn Premium Shimonoseki. And we really appreciate your compliment. We are very glad to hear that you could enjoy staying here. Our hotel is located near the main station. The station is accessible from this hotel on foot. So you can visit the tourist spots easily by using a bus or... More 

Zamboanga City, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Though I had read good reviews about the hotel, I did not expect to see what I saw. When my husband & I arrived in Shimonoseki, I called to inform the hotel of our arrival. I asked if they could fetch us at the port, the staff was hesitant & told us that we could just walk to the hotel.... More 

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Stavanger
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53 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Location: The hotel is located quite some distance from the Shinkansen station in Shin-Shimonoseki, but distance to the regular JR station is not great. Access wise it is probably better to arrive by Shinkansen via Kokura station and uing the local train to Shimonoseki. The hotels location within the city is only 5 minutes walk from the center with the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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75 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Stayed here just for a night. It is a fair distance from the Shinkansen station but closer to the local one. Very clean, comfortable and spacious at a really good rate. Has an onsen on the top floor and vending machines on each floor - good if you need a quick beer! No wifi though. English speakers at reception if... More 

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washington,dc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We stayed here 3 nights in June of 2012 while visiting family. Great Hotel, friendly staff. It is within walking distance to the Shimonoseki train station and shopping area. The best part, however was the onsen, Japanese spa bath, on the top floor. Beautifully designed, quite large with an inside bath and outside bath. The laundry facilities were a big... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Stayed here 2 nights in Feb 2012. The hotel is within walking distance of JR Shimonoseki Station (note that this is not Shin-Shimoneski where some of the Shinkansen trains stop, but rather Shimonoseki station which is only served by local trains--it is about 10 minutes from Kokura station with regular service). The hotel offers a free shuttle at certain times... More 

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