Accommodation – 2017 Japanese Grand Prix

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The best places to stay for fans on all budgets attending the Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit. The next race is on October 6-8, 2017.

Staying near the track at Suzuka is not practical for most fans coming to the Japanese Grand Prix. Hotels near the circuit are snapped up by the F1 teams and the limited options available slightly further afield are expensive (and isolated). Luckily, it doesn’t take too long to get to the track from neighboring Nagoya, where there are plenty of decent hotels. Osaka is also worth considering, particularly if you leave it too late and the best accommodation is already reserved in Nagoya. The contrast between modern and traditional Japan is reflected in the accommodation options available. You can choose between the usual youth hostels and international hotel chains, or go for uniquely Japanese Ryokan inns or capsule hotels.

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Staying near Suzuka

Nine months before the race and there is already limited available for hotels within striking distance of the circuit, unless you fancy staying in a ‘love hotel’. See what’s available near Suzuka on Booking.com or check the list of nearby hotels on the Suzuka circuit website (although hardly any of these are likely to be available on Grand Prix weekend.)

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Staying in Nagoya

Nagoya is the closest large city to Suzuka, around 70km from the circuit. Try and stay close to Nagoya station if possible. The trip takes around 60-90 minutes and costs less than $10 USD each way. Read the Getting There & Around section of our guide for more information on getting from Nagoya to the Suzuka circuit.

Nagoya Travellers Hostel

  • An eight-minute walk from the Sakae Subway Station
  • Free WiFi, complimentary breakfast
  • Dorm beds from US$25 per night, twin rooms from $50 USD
  • Reserve on Booking.com

Glocal Nagoya Backpackers Hostel

  • Located around 10-minutes walk from Nagoya Station
  • There is an on-site bar for you to mingle with other patrons.
  • Dorm beds from under $30 USD per night
  • Reserve on Booking.com

APA Hotel Nagoya Sakae

  • Close to shopping and restaurants, 5 mins walk to Sakae Subway Station
  • Has an in-house hot public bath, massage services and gourmet restaurant.
  • Double room with breakfast from $180 USD per night.
  • Reserve on Booking.com

Hilton Nagoya Hotel

  • A 5-minute walk to Fushimi Subway Station or a 5-minute taxi ride to Nagoya Station.
  • Spacious rooms with city views and family friendly.
  • The hotel provides free shuttles to Nagoya Station
  • Doubles start at $245 USD per night.
  • Reserve on Booking.com

Staying in Osaka

Osaka is further from Suzuka than Nagoya, but it’s a larger city with more to see and do. Try and stay close to Osaka Namba station if possible (Osaka Tennoji and Shin-Osaka aren’t good for getting to Suzuka and require transfers). The distance of 130km can be covered by train in around 2-2.5 hours. More information in Getting There & Around.

B&S Eco Cube Shinsaibashi

  • Only a 5-minute walk to the JR Namba Train Station and JR Shinsaibashi Station.
  • The surrounding area has great nightlife, shopping and gourmet food destinations.
  • Sleeping capsules are between $20-60 USD per night.
  • Reserve on Booking.com

Hotel Vista Premio Dojima

  • Great central location close to Osaka train station, restaurants and the Nakanoshima Park
  • Free WiFi, well-equipped rooms with flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities
  • Double rooms from $160 USD per night
  • Reserve on Booking.com

Swissotel Nankai Osaka

  • Right in the middle of Osaka’s entertainment and shopping district
  • Located directly above Namba station for train’s to Suzuka
  • Double room from $250 USD per night
  • Reserve on Booking.com

Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel

  • Direct access to Tennoji Station and close to Osaka’s attractions
  • Room’s have great views of the city
  • Premium Corner King Rooms starts at $280 USD per night.
  • Reserve on Booking.com

Been to the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka? Leave a comment and tell us where you stayed.

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Andrew Balfour is the Founder and Editor of F1Destinations.com. He originally hails from Adelaide, where he went to his first F1 race way back in 1987. He's been resident in Europe for almost 15 years and travels regularly to F1 races around the world.

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  1. Richard says:

    Hello Andrew , Do you any information on staying in the Glocal Nagoya Hostel just cheking options hows the hostel is in all aspects? thank you very much Regards

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