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Small Station

A nice small station that houses a tourist info center, some nice restaurants and bakery, souvenirs... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Nice little station

Small train station with lockers and some restos. Location is pretty central to most of tourist... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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2-22 Inaho, Otaru 047-0032, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Otaru train station is very small and doesn’t have much to offer. BUT you can find a lot of unique souvenirs and local delicacies in the little inside market. There is also a very tiny fish shop and a small corner shop that sells fried...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice small station that houses a tourist info center, some nice restaurants and bakery, souvenirs shops and toilets. We got a very useful map of Otaru from the Tourist Info Center. A Clean station. Very near to Sankaku market.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Small train station with lockers and some restos. Location is pretty central to most of tourist sites in Otaru. Station is clean and orderly. Trains depart for Sapporo every 15 mins.

1  Thank jwidjj
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The Station that need to be alight to come to Otaru City. The station is quite nice, they are bread store and convenience store inside the Station but before entry to the Train.

2  Thank Loekito1824
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Tourist information offers English pamphlet. The clerk seems to give us the honest and reliable comments and tells us the route for sight-seeing. 日本語は最後です。 At the midorino madoguchi ticket counter, you can buy the reserved seat to Chitose airport. みどりの窓口の対応はとても親切でした。またインフォメーションセンターでは、時間や予定に合わせたベストプランを教えてくださいました。 おかげさまで、短期間の滞在が有益に過ごせました。

2  Thank EuniceE89
Reviewed July 5, 2018

After the mob scenes of Tokyo Station (and just about any station in greater Tokyo) and similar crowds at Sapporo Station, Otaru was a nice, clean, small scale station that was easy to navigate, had good bathrooms, good food selections and a nice bakery. Since...More

2  Thank Shaka_Frank
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Went there after visiting the fish market just beside the otaru station A very picturesque building to spend time taking pics here

2  Thank kimlA9398LR
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Just a regular train station that is simple and traditional. There is the bus terminal right in front of it and the fish market just right next to it. Very convenient to walk down to the canal.

2  Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

The building is ok, has a few shops and a Tourist Information Center and is like most stations in Hokkaido. Nothing negative to say.

1  Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

They should have cafe there tO wait for train . It was Very heavy snow. People were waitting outside. If there is nice cafe , I Love tO take nice otaru cofffee and otaru sweeties.

1  Thank Experience809678
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October 15, 2017|
Response from taffandhubby | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. You will be on the right level - the train you want will be on the adjoining platform. If you already have your ticket through to New Chitose it is right there for you. If you need to get a ticket you will need... More