The Shinkansen, JR, Meitetsu and Kintetsu trains all stop at Nagoya Station. The nearest Shinkansen station is at Nagoya station. From Nagoya station walk out of JR station and take the Higashiyama Line subway. Take the train heading to Fujigaoka. It is 10 stops from Nagoya Station and it takes about 20 minutes. Trains run very frequently during the day. You can use http://www.hyperdia.com/ to help plan your trip.
Most flights will arrive at Chubu International Airport. The easiest way to get to Nagoya is by Meitetsu train (\890). The train station is right inside the airport terminal. Some trains only have reserved seats and require an extra 360 yen. From Nagoya Station, take the Higashiyama Line east towards Fujigaoka and get off at Hoshigaoka Station (the 10th stop) for Sugiyama University.
There are no hotels in the immediate vicinity of the university. Below are some recommendations—these hotels have WiFi, but many hotels in Nagoya still don’t.
Imaike area (near the reception)
Hotel Route Inn, Imaike
Sakae (the downtown area)
International Hotel, Sakae (conference hotel)
Nagoya Sakae Tokyu Inn
Hotel MyStays Nagoya-Sakae
The b Nagoya
The APA Hotel Nagoya Nishiki Excellent
Nagoya Station (near the trains)
(WiFi in lobby only)
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Nagoya
* Perhaps the easiest way to find & book accommodation is to use a site such as http://www.jalan.net/.
* List of choices for information purposes only, the JALT CALL SIG does not assume responsibility for these hotels.
Photos & information about restaurants & shops by students
The students at Sugiyama Jogauen University created a website with information about local restaurants & shops.