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Otaru Furukawa

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1-2-15 Ironai, Otaru 047-0031, Hokkaido
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is about 15 min walk from the train station, the onsen is decent size.the lounge is very cosy. The breakfast is not great in the hotel I stayed in japan, but can see the canal from the resturant.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the ambience and the traditional elements inside and outside the property. During special festivals such as children's day, unique decor is hanged outside. When you walk into the hotel, you will be immediately greeted by friendly staff. If it happens to rain, the staff will keep your umbrella for you, and you have the option to use their rental... More 

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San Francisco, California
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

we were very pleased with this hotel for our two nights in Otaru. the staff is very friendly although they speak surprisingly little English. their was a chinese concierge so we were able to get most of our info from her. there is a tea room off the main lobby with a fireplace, classical music playing, massage chair and wifi.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was so impressed at my last at this ryokan stay one year ago, that I had to made another stay this February. There were some trivial changes after my last visit. The room looked brighter, I think they might have changed the room wallpapers. Cell phone chargers was available in room. English dinner menu was available. There were a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Room B at 8F is clean and cozy, every settings are perfect. View of Otaru canal in winter is beautiful. The massage chair in room is nice after a skiing trip. Staff are excellent. Cleaniness of room is impressive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Stayed here over December for 2 nights and the service here was really good - it's typical japanese service, friendly and very accomodative (despite my 2 year old son shattering one of their christmas decorations). Breakfast was good as well, and while there's not much frills, the location in front of the canal is really unbeatable. There IS wi-fi in... More 

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92 helpful votes 92 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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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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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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