Matsue Excel Hotel Tokyu
Scenic waterways flow by ancient castles and samurai streets in Japan’s historic “City of Water”, Matsue. From sunset cruises on the Horikawa River and coastal hot springs to a 17th century castle and sumptuous seafood, the traditional town in the Shimane Prefecture is a hotbed for Japanese culture and serene surroundings. Nestled in the city center just steps from JR Matsue Station, Matsue Excel Hotel Tokyu gives you easy access to the Chūgoku region and a modern room to call home in the idyllic Japanese city on Honshu Island.
At a Glance
- Well connected in downtown Matsue, you’ll be steps from JR Matsue Station and bus stops
- Head across the street to the tourist center to round out your trip’s itinerary with local hot spots and sightseeing
- Dine on your favorite Western and Japanese dishes at the lobby-level Shangri La restaurant
- Hosting an event? Banquet facilities, conference rooms, and on-site parking available
- Admire Matsue Castle’s black walls, hit Lake Shinji for sunset, and check out the paintings at Adachi Museum of Art
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- 163 non-smoking guest rooms boast bright decor, TV’s, mini fridges, and tea and coffee-making facilities
- 25 dedicated women’s rooms available. Reservations required
- All rooms include complimentary WiFi and laundry service is available
- Traveling on business? Banquet facilities, conference rooms, and a business center available on-site
- On-site parking available for a surcharge
Shangri La - Offering a daily breakfast buffet and open for lunch and dinner, this lobby-level restaurant offers authentic Japanese cuisine and Western dishes.
Matsue Castle - One of Japan’s oldest remaining castles dating back to 1611, sometimes referred to as the “black castle” after the color of its exterior walls, is less than a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Hop on a boat cruise to learn how this 17th-century castle survived a war. Boats leave every 15-20 minutes and wind around canals, moats, and the Horikawa River. Peep the inside of the castle to view period arms and artifacts from the Meiji Period.
Lake Shinji - Famous for its breathtaking sunsets, head to Shinjiko Ohashi Bridge for the best views in the area. Sunset cruises are also an option in this lake which is connected to Nakaumi Lagoon. This meansfreshwater and seawater mix together which results in an eye-popping variety of sea life; one of the reasons Matsue is so famous for its seafood. Hot springs are also located along the coast for dimension and variety on your visit to Matsue.
Adachi Museum of Art - Head to JR Yasugi Station and hop on a free shuttle bus to this cultural gem that is rated a three-star site in the Michelin Green Guide Japan. Take a moment to reflect in the Japanese-style garden and then pop into the museum to take in the serene beauty reflected in the paintings of Yokoyama Taikan, who created the Japanese painting technique of Nihonga
Matsue Excel Hotel Tokyu
Matsue Excel Hotel Tokyu is just three minutes on foot from JR Matsue Station in downtown Matsue. Located on the Sea of Japan where Lake Shinji and Nakaumi meet, the Shimane Prefecture’s capital city is engulfed in history complete with historic castles and homes of former samurais. The hotel is about 30-40 minutes from both Izumo Airport and Yonago Airport.