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Otaru Furukawa

1-2-15 Ironai, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0031, Japan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Hotel has no laundry service but two self-service laundry machines tucked away through the front stairs to 2nd floor by the spa (soap provided, 500 yen a load, staff very stern about getting the key back). There is no wi-fi in rooms, and wasn't working in the 1st floor lounge, however was available from the 2nd floor lounge. Cozy, quaint,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Everything is perfect in this hotel: location, room, view, service, food, hot spring... We stayed at the room with hot spring inside overlooking the canal and ocean. Dinner is soooo nice with fresh seafood sashimi and every night different types of hot food. All staffs are very professional and attentive. Location is perfect. We will definitely return and recommend to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Otaru is such a cute, lovely city. Though it's quite small, there are lots of pretty buildings with orgol music in the air. A guide book said, 'it's not worth while to stay a night in Otaru, 'cause most of the facilities closes around 6pm, and nothing more to see other then those.'. Yes, it's true, most of the shops... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

It is a modern onsen hotel right next to the canal. It does not have a grand entrance like the traditional onsen hotels, but we were impressed by its nicely decorated lobby. It is so cosy and unique. The staff are very friendly too. Its onsen is relatively small but nice. The room is quite spacious. The location is great,... More

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Tokyo, Japan
13 reviews 13 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Furukawa Ryokan in Otaru. The friendliness of the staff, together with the quality of the resort made for a very relaxing stay. We particularly enjoyed chilling out in the library with a bottle of wine after taking an onsen bath, listening to the nice music. The rooms were clean and quiet, with a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Our first stay here on our 3rd trip to Otaru. For the price, it offers sufficient space and more than adequate service. Rooms were comfortable and the Japanese room we stayed in even had an in-room "mini onsen" The location suited our needs; near lots of eating places and at the end of the shopping/sightseeing/tourist street, and just across from... More

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Hong Kong, China
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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We stayed in the top floor suite with onsen in the room. View is spectacular! Very spacious in the room as we had a twin bedrm space, a TV living room and another traditional Jap living rm. Soaking in onsen and overseeing the Otaru coast line and canal is a really a wonderful experience. Dinner is good but it did... More

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Shanghai, China
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113 reviews 113 reviews
42 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Although I only stay in Otaru for 1 night, I do feel this is a wonderful ryokan. Right after got off at Otaru JR station, abt 15 walk easily to Furukawa, of course with many luggages you could use taxi, 5 mins and JPY 500. And don't be surprised when you step into their amazing lobby :) Room is cozy,... More

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I was traveling with friends to Hokkaido and found this nice hotel which is locate next to the canal. I really love the location. I have a walk after dinner and before breakfast. The location is also close to the main shopping and tourists spot. It is approximately 5-10 mins walk from JR station. Our package included breakfast and dinner.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
46 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

The night before we stayed at Furukawa Jozankei which was excellent and we look forward to our stay at Furukawa Otaru, both sister hotel and we were not dissapointed. Furukawa Otaru is as good as their sister hotel at Jozankei. Location of hotel is very good, right in front of the canal and a short walk to Sakaimachidori, Otaru's main... More

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Address: 1-2-15 Ironai, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0031, Japan
Location: Japan > Hokkaido > Otaru > Asarigawa Onsen
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Number of rooms: 41
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