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Iruka Hotel

5 Utoronishi, Shari-gun, Shari-cho 099-4354, Hokkaido
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kailua, Hawaii
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small hotel offers spotlessly clean rooms, a bright cheery atmosphere and friendly service. It is located a bit outside of the main part of Utaro so a car is recommended. The rooms over look the bay and are right on the shore, if you leave the window open you will hear the waves and smell the sea. It is... More 

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large, comfortable room, with lovely sea views and in-room wi-fi. It was easy to book via email. Breakfast was ok and slightly different on the 2 mornings we were there. It's a good stay option if you're in Utoro.

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brisbane, australia
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121 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The hotel was a little hard to find, well, easy to spot because it was yellow but hard to find the road into it. The Iruka Hotel (Dolphin Hotel) – room was a large twin, nice and clean and looked directly out to sea which was a little bit wild with a strong breeze blowing after the rain. Beach was... More 

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Houston, Tx
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Small hotel away from the town, location right on the bay. Reasonable sized room with a great view of the bay. Good sized bathroom. Nice deck for viewing. Good value for the area. Good Japanese style breakfast.

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Iruka Hotel sits on a small peninsula just before you enter Utoro village. As such, you get great views of the town and the harbor, plus it enjoys a very quiet location. Rooms are a good size with enough space to spread out and be comfortable. The bathroom is also well laid out, with a nice size shower and bathtub... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My two-nights stay at Iruka was splendid. We have a sea view room and breakfast served was great. Location was wise was pretty central but having your own mode of transport is mandatory in this part of of the world. Utoro, Shiretoko, Rausu and Shari town are pretty remote so relying on public transport is a non existence fact. Iruka's... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed 2 nights there and it was great. The rooms were very clean, the hosts are great people and very helpful. A very peaceful place to relax. Not mentioning the cute guy who helped us with 6 heavy luggages and my red one with a broken handle. Its a shame not to get his name though, as I can't... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Easy to find...just at the back of the Huge Turtle Rock. The place did not have many guest during our stay...which was great for us. Extra quiet to an already peaceful and quiet environment. The proprietors were a rather young couple who served us well. Free coffee and drinks for guest at the dining area...which extends out to a deck... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The location in Utoro is good and you have a view at the sea. In my opinion not that wonderfull because of this huge tsunami protective barriers. We stayed in a room right above the entrance last August. It was quite warm weather and the rooms a without aircon, so very hot! You can open the windows of course but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I spend 2 nights there with great experience and wonderful times. Is a B&B with great view by the seaside, onsen and the meal prepared are very delicious and home cook. The owner are very helpful, and they trying to make your stay as pleasant as possible. I will sure to be back.

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