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Sounkyo Kanko Hotel

3.0 of 5 Onsen Ryokan   |   Sounkyo Onsen, Kamikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido 078-1797, Japan (Sounkyo Onsen)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is a nationally-designated tourist hotel. That being the case, the hotel is setup to do trade in servicing large tour groups. The staff are all extremely eager to please, but their ability to be helpful may be somewhat limited by the amount of English they speak. So if you have very little Japanese, please take note of this if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed in this hotel during a group tour of Hokkaido in October 2013. The room was of fairly good size with tatami. In the evening a thick futon was prepared for sleeping on the tatami. Although the hotel was dated, it was clean and presentable. The buffet dinner and breakfast were plentiful and very good. The hot spring on the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My family stayed at this hotel while on a group tour around Hokkaido. The hotel is located within the Sounkyo Gorge area, just a couple of minutes drive away from the famed Ryusei- and Ginga-no-Taki Falls. I agree with past reviewers when they say that the hotel decor looks a tad outdated; whether or not it’s meant to look traditional... More

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33 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

A typical onsen hotel flooded by Asian tourist groups. Room was smaller compared to other onsen hotels, and furniture was dated. Buffet spread quite limited, and food was not really delicious. There is a river beside the hotel. Nice scenery.

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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is an old style hotel, small room with small bathroom. Onsen is normal. The food is a bit disappointed because there were too crowded, and the food choices not much with normal taste. Only a small gift shop at lobby, if you want some light supper, there is a 7-11 nearby, but it's very dark at night to walk... More

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23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

My wife and I arrived hotel early and the room is not ready. We left baggage and go out for sightseeing. We backed around 3:30pm and a young lady front desk staff helps our check-in with good English speaking and service. Nobody help us to move our baggage from lobby to room, maybe that moment is busy. My reservation is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The Kanko Hotel is located only a 5min walk from the centre of the village of Sounkyo. Driving into Sounkyo you will see it on your right hand side, just before the bridge. Stepping into this hotel is like taking a time capsule back to the 70s or 80s!! The carpets and walls are covered in psychadelic patterns, while the... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I joined a Hokkaido tour. We stayed in this hotel on the 3rd night of a 4-day-trip. I've learned that this hotel takes a lot of big tour groups, who are loud and annoying~ Their homepage is not fancy either. So I didn't expect too much. But after arriving, I think it is very good. The room is big, elegant... More

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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We booked through Japanican , it's dinner , bed , onsen and breakfast package we took , we check in by 7 pm and have our dinner by 7:30 pm which is Japanese style buffet consist of fresh sashimi of salmon , shrimps , crabs and other Japanese food like teriyaki beef , tempura and etc , very good variety... More

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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

My 14-year-old son and I had been to Hokkaido during 21-27 July 2012 as a part of 35 people tour group.On 22 July, we stayed overnight at this hotel. I have to admit that I didn't get use to a small hotel room like this. Anyway, I eventually found that the room was well designed. No space was useless. My... More

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Address: Sounkyo Onsen, Kamikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido 078-1797, Japan
Location: Japan > Hokkaido > Kamikawa-gun > Kamikawa-cho > Sounkyo Onsen
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Hotel Class:3 star — Sounkyo Kanko Hotel 3*
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