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Akan Yuku no Sato Tsuruga

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4-6-10 Akancho, Akanko Onsen, Kushiro 085-0467 , Hokkaido
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Ranked #5 of 44 Hotels / Ryokan in Kushiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed here in early April when the lake was still frozen and with Mt Oakan also in view, the place looked absolutely stunning. This hotel boasts of three outdoor onsens from the first and 8th floors and it’s a joy just let the hot bath reinvigorate your body and mind. The best thing about this hotel is the service.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed at the Bekkan for one night. There's a special lounge for Bekkan customers with free flow of non-alcoholic drinks and snacks from 7 am to 11 pm daily. We also get to check in and check out in the lounge, avoiding the long lines at the front desk. The room is huge with a view of the lake.... More 

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Tustin, California
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I don't think you can more picturesque than this location. I stayed here as part of a Pac Set Soul of Autumn tour group and while my initial impression was "Wow!" it later settled down a few notches. Our guide had booked us rooms with a private onsen, which many people took advantage of. However, I'm not a fan of... More 

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Singapore
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34 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We booked our sea facing tatami room for 3 via their official website. We planned early so we were able to enjoy good early bird discount. Big room, big multiple onsens, big quality buffet dinner & breakfast. Interesting craft street just outside hotel, excellent home cooked tempura restaurant opposite hotel and cruise station just next door. Service is excellent. Clubhouse... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in 2 different rooms with private outdoor onsen, one larger room and another smaller corner room with private onsen and a lovely panoramic view. A personal overview of Akan Yuku No Sato Tsuruga: Pros: 1. Beautiful lakeside view from both rooms but especially from the smaller room with a fabulous unobstructed view of Lake Akan. 2. Water from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The hotel is well located for the Ainu Kotan area and the embarkation point for the lake cruise. The rooms are well appointed and the baths are really good, especially the rotenburo on the ground floor which provides fabulous views over the lake. The Viking dinner and breakfast are both extensive and provides more than enough to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We got a room with a private tub, and it was very nice. They have two onsen, which rotate between genders daily. The roof onsen is the one to aim for. Gorgeous view. The other onsen is on ground floor and is nice also, but cannot compare. Our room was a japanese style room. The futon they provide is a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a lovely stay in the open-air bath in-room. It has great lake view >> http://www.tsuruga.com/en/rooms/bekkan/openair_bath.html Not a big fan of tatami tho', it would be better if there's a western bed choice. Great surprise in room is the nice wooden rocking-chair. We have a great and relax stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Good location, just sited along the main road of Akan Lake. Hotel have two blocks and you can try all the hot spring in both blocks which are quite a lot including indoor and outdoor. Room is spacious and comfortable. Reasonable price for hot spring hotel. Food is good. We tried the buffet which have quite a lot of choices... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I went to Akan lake in 2014 Aug 10, stayed one night included hotel dinner at the Akan Yuku no Sato Tsuruga. This hotel is one of the Tsuruga group. It is very near the port to ride on a sightseeing cruise which we can go to see the marimo on the Churui island. There are many shops near by... More 

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