Nagasaki has reasonably priced hotels, but keep in mind that some accommodations may raise their rates during peak times, which are Golden Week (Apr 29-May 5), Obon (mid-Aug), and the Okunchi Festival (Oct 7-9).

Inexpensive -- In addition to the choices reviewed, the Toyoko Inn Nagasaki Ekimae, 5-45 Goto-machi (tel. 095/825-1045; www.toyoko-inn.com), is a 5-minute walk south of Nagasaki station. It offers small singles starting at ¥5,460 and doubles at ¥7,560, plus lobby computers with free Internet access and free Japanese breakfast.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.