Okinawa is the southernmost prefecture of Japan, featuring 3 major island groups. Due to its subtropical climate, Okinawa has recently become one of the most popular places for surfing and diving. The area is not only a beautiful place, reminding a paradise but it has well-known historic sites for exploring ancient ruins. During your holidays in Okinawa, you will definitely enjoy the unique culture, stunning sandy beaches, delicious local food, and amazing diving sites. This place is definitely not like any other destination in Japan and is certainly preferred by many tourists and Japanese people.

Start planning your trip by reading our helpful guide on the 10 best hotels in Okinawa and select your future destination.

The list of 10 best hotels in Okinawa

  Hotel name Rating Website Room rates at Booking.com Room rates/night during High season (July) Room rates/night during Low season (December)
Luxury
1. The Ritz-Carlton Okinawa  4.5 GO Check rates 674$ 680$
2. Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa  4.5 GO Check rates 222$ 293 $
3. Rihga Royal Gran Okinawa 4.5 GO Check rates 173$ 248$
4. Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort 4.5 GO Check rates 449$ 299$
Mid-range
5. Best Western Okinawa Kouki Beach   4.0 GO Check rates 196$ N/A
6. Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa  4․5 GO Check rates 431 $ 195 $
7. Okinawa Grand Mer Resort  4.0 GO Check rates 95$ 90$
Budget
8. Hotel Moon Beach   4.0 GO Check rates 196$ 173 $
9. Daiwa Roynet hotel Naha Omoromachi 4.0 GO Check rates 162$ 132 $
10. Libre Garden Hotel    4.0 GO Check rates 66$ 79$

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Map. 10 best hotels in Okinawa
Map. 10 best hotels in Okinawa

1. The Ritz-Carlton Okinawa – Luxury

The Ritz-Carlton Okinawa
The Ritz-Carlton Okinawa

Located in a picturesque setting, this beautiful hotel offers 97 guest rooms with a stunning view of the East China Sea and the surrounding forests.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • Travelers’ Choice 2019 Winner
  • The hotel is located conveniently close from Kise Beach and Churaumi Aquarium
  • Indoor/outdoor swimming pools are available
  • The guests can benefit from facial treatments and massages at the hotel spa
  • A Nespresso machine available at the guest rooms
  • 24/7 on-site fitness center
  • The hotel guests can purchase potteries and local artworks at the hotel boutique
  • Valet parking available
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Some minor complaints regarding Customer service.

Website

http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/japan/okinawa

2. Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa – Luxury

Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa
Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa

Located in the economic and political center of Okinawa, Hyatt Regency Naha will be the sixth Hyatt Regency hotel established in Japan. The property is located a few minutes from the main tourist district in the city, Kokusai-Dori.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • The hotel is a short walk from Makishi Station
  • The hotel guests can easily reach Shurijo Castle and DFS Galleria Okinawa
  • Naha airport is 20 minutes away
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness and spa are also available
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Nothing to add here.

Website

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/japan/hyatt-regency-naha-okinawa/okarn

3. Rihga Royal Gran Okinawa – Luxury

Rihga Royal Gran Okinawa
Rihga Royal Gran Okinawa

Opened in 2012, this luxury hotel offers 157 guest rooms and many state-of-the-art facilities for a comfortable stay. The hotel is located just 10 minutes from Naha Airport, having a direct connection with Asahibashi Monorail Station.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • The hotel is 10 minutes from Kokusai Street, and Shuri Castle is easily accessible by car
  • Spacious western-style guest rooms
  • The hotel guests are provided a sleepwear
  • Paid on-site parking is available
  • A beautiful on-site restaurant with a spectacular sunset view
  • Non-smoking hotel

Cons

  • The hotel lacks some facilities such as a spa and a swimming pool.

Website

https://www.rihgaroyalgran-okinawa.co.jp/en/

4. Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort – Luxury

Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort
Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort

Located in the center of Chatan, just a few minutes from Mihama American Village, this beautiful hotel offers various facilities including an outdoor pool, indoor pool, a spa, and a fitness center.

Hotel class

5 stars

Pros

  • Travelers’ Choice 2019 Winner
  • The hotel is a short walk from Sunset Beach and the Mihama 7Plex movie theatre
  • 24- hour gym is available
  • Luggage storage service is also available
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Some complaints concerning the reception desk staff.

Website

https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/japan/hilton-okinawa-chatan-resort-OKAOCHI/index.html

5. Best Western Okinawa Kouki Beach – Mid-range

Best Western Okinawa Kouki Beach
Best Western Okinawa Kouki Beach

Due to its prime location on the beach front, the hotel provides elegant rooms with stunning ocean views. There are also various water sport facilitates available at the hotel.

Hotel class

4 stars

Pros

  • The hotel is a few minutes’ walk from Koki Bus Station
  • Orion Beer Factory Nago is also located close to the hotel
  • Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is a short drive from the property
  • A kitchenette is available in each room
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Free parking is available
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • No pool or spa at the hotel.

Website

https://bestwestern-kouki.net/en/

6. Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa Mid-range

Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa
Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa

The hotel offers beautiful and spacious guest rooms with a private balcony overlooking the blue ocean. Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa is situated in front of Sunset beach and has several public baths with a breathtaking view.

Hotel class

4 stars

Pros

  • Travelers’ Choice 2019 Winner
  • The hotel is 40 minutes away from Naha Airport and provides direct limousine buses at an extra charge.
  • The hotel guests can easily walk to Bokunen Art Museum and Carnival Park Mihama
  • Free luggage storage services
  • Bicycle rental service available
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Some complaints regarding room service.

Website

https://www.vessel-hotel.jp/campana/okinawa/en/

7. Okinawa Grand Mer Resort – Mid-range

Okinawa Grand Mer Resort
Okinawa Grand Mer Resort

Okinawa Grand Mer Resort is located several minutes away from the biggest entertainment district on the Island. The hotel guests also can easily access the Naha City’s various restaurants and watch the traditional Eisa Dancers.

Hotel class

4 stars

Pros

  • The Okinawa Athletic Park, Naha’s Kokusai Street, and AEON Mall Okinawa Rycom are a short drive from the property
  • Beautiful guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Beach sandals and sleepwear are available at the guest room
  • Fitness center and sauna are available
  • Shuttle bus service
  • Indoor pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Some minor complaints regarding facilities.

Website

https://www.okinawa-grandmer.com/en/

8. Hotel Moon Beach – Budget

Hotel Moon Beach. Outdoors
Hotel Moon Beach. Outdoors

This beautiful green hotel is located on Okinawa Coastal Quasi-National Park and is beautifully designed with natural elements, such as flowers and greenery. The hotel can organize cruising tours to a private island for snorkeling and lunch.

Hotel class

3.5 stars

Pros

  • The hotel has a private beach
  • The hotel can be easily accessed from Ryukyu Mura and Cape Maeda in 15-20 minutes
  • Direct airport limousine buses can be arranged to/from the hotel
  • Lessons for water sports are available at the hotel
  • Mini golf and public baths are available
  • Fitness and spa center are available
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • The beach can be often crowded

Website

https://hotelmoonbeach.moonhotelsandresorts.com/en-us

9. Daiwa Roynet hotel Naha Omoromachi – Budget

Daiwa Roynet hotel Naha Omoromachi
Daiwa Roynet hotel Naha Omoromachi

The hotel offers western-style accommodation with various amenities. Several popular restaurants, such as Ganaha Yakinikuten, Jojoen Okinawa Omomachi, and Yakiniku Station Bambohe are a short walk from the hotel.

Hotel class

3.5 stars

Pros

  • The property is at 5 minutes walking distance from Omoromachi Tram Station
  • The hotel guests can access to Shuri Castle (15 minutes’ drive) and Kokusai Street (20 minutes’ drive)
  • Baggage storage and parking are available
  • Sleepwear is provided at the hotel
  • Car rentals can be arranged
  • Breakfast buffet on the 18th floor
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • The hotel lacks several amenities such as a swimming pool and spa.

Website

https://www.daiwaroynethotelnahaomoromachi.com/en-us

10. Libre Garden Hotel – Budget

Libre Garden Hotel
Libre Garden Hotel

This beautiful hotel offers comfortable rooms with modern classic interior, a stunning garden, and an Italian restaurant. The hotel is also conveniently close to DFS Galleria shopping mall.

Hotel class

3.5 stars

Pros

  • The major attractions such as Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum, and a shopping mall Naha Main Place are a short walk from the hotel
  • Naha Airport is 20 minutes away
  • The Omoromachi Monorail Station is 3 minutes away from the property
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Non-smoking rooms

Cons

  • Some minor complaints regarding customer service.
  • The hotel doesn’t have a pool, spa, and a fitness center.

Website

http://www.libregardenhotel.com/english-info/index_s.html

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