Trip to Japan (ver. Bata)

Since I was asked how to search and book nice hotel for trip to Japan sometimes, I summarized tips.


ANA and JAL, the Japanese airline are very expensive even for Japanese. ANA is better than JAL in my preference.

Seek hotels

Inns in Japan have distinctive category other than Hotel and Hostel. Or Ryokan, Business hotel and Love hotel.

Portal site (Hotel, Ryokan and Business hotel)
Business hotel

Mainly for business trips. Following are big chain groups.

Love hotel

For couples as shown in Wikipedia or this article. Usage is special.


  • Puratto Kodama (JP only): The most cost effective way.
  • The cheapest way is highway bus.