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Etchuya Ryokan

1-8-12 Ironai, Otaru 047-0031, Hokkaido
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Ranked #14 of 20 Hotels / Ryokan in Otaru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015
Jill2003 Melbourne, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It was fabulous to be able to experience the true Japanese culture. There is a great car parking area of you come by car. We had to respect the culture and slip on sandals to navigate the Ryokan which was on 2 levels. It was a bit hard to navigate the stairs with slip ons. The shared bathroom and toilet... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This was the first traditional ryokan that we have stayed it. It was just one night, but one was enough. Friendly staff was the high point, but nothing else was very special about this Ryokan. Shower and tub on the first floor did was small and did not inspire a dip at night. If you are looking for first ryokan... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Couldn't find a hotel to stay in since it was peak holiday season and saw this ryokan in listed in the Japan tourism board website and decided to try. Reasonable prices but I wished it included breakfast. 3 people sharing the room and it was more than enough. Very clean very spacious Japanese style tatami room. My friend complained the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We stayed at the Etchuya Ryokan for two nights during our month-long tour of Japan. We had a wonderfully comfortable Japanese-style tatami room. The toilets and sinks were next to our room (with hairdryer); we were the only ones using them during our stay so it still felt very private. The shower was on the ground floor. We were made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2010

I reserved this through Japaneseguesthouses.com (a great, free service) looking for a traditional inn during my one night in Otaru before the Sapporo Winter Festival. I'd say that I sort of got a traditional inn. The tatami room was spacious, clean, and had a nice sitting area. I was served a Japanese dinner at the low table in my room... More 

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