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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a big surprise when I stayed in. I was welcomed by cats, and the I were fed with very much information whereabouts and where to around this area. I have the maps and all the print out as he is afraid I was lost. The dinner and breakfast are both well prepped and delicious. They use most likely... More 

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polaris-hokkaido, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay at POLARIS. And thank you for your review. My cats and I enjoyed your stay. Please try different season if you have chance to come Hokkaido again. You will find other attractive point of Hokkaido. Thank you very much again. More 

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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms at Pension Polaris are spacious, neat, clean and well equipped (no TV). It has a mini-Planetarium - my husband & I tried it at night as the weather was not good for us to gaze at the stars. The host, Baba-San, provided us a map code and it was easy to find. We enjoy the wide space and... More 

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polaris-hokkaido, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed POLARIS. We are very sorry for the bad weather. In winter to autumn, probability of the fine weather is high. There are many attractive scene according to the season in Hokkaido. Please come back to another season. Cats and I are looking forward to see you again!! More 

Hong Kong
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We stayed at Pension Polaris in this past Sep (2015) for the first time. The host, Mr. Baba and the two big cats (Kuma and Kiki) made us feel right at home right away for cat lovers like ourselves! Everything about this place was perfect. Mr. Baba obviously was a stargazing enthusiast and we learned so much from him about... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Dear Edmond_Lui Thank you very much for your stay at POLARIS. You were very lucky. The sky was very clear and you could see so many stars at that night. I also enjoyed starry sky. I and my cats are looking forward to see you again!! Thank you very much!! More 

Hong Kong
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I went for a round Hokkaido road trip for the second time with my family this Sept (a bunch of 4 adults). Again I went to the 3 lakes (Akan, Machu and Kussharo). Last May, I stayed at Akan Yuku no Sato TSURUGA. It was at Lake Akan, a very traditional onsen hotel. So this time I wanted to try... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay at POLARIS. And thank you for your review. My wife and me and our cats are very glad to read your comment. We are very happy because you enjoyed whole things that we want our guests to enjoy. Thank you! More 

Pulau Ubin, Singapore
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Polaris is perfect in more ways than one - the tranquil surroundings, aesthetically pleasing interiors with its clean lines, wooden furnishings and large windows with white panes. It's specklessly clean and cosy, the beds are comfy and linens are soft. You'll get picturesque views from all the 3 rooms available and also the from the dining hall. The stay comes... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay at POLARIS. And thank you for your review. We are glad that you favor POLARIS. We are sorry the weather that day. Possibility of clear sky is higher in autumn and winter, is little bit low in summer. We are sorry the transport is inconvenient. You need detail examination if you do not... More 

Hong Kong, China
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have spent 15 days in Hokkaido. Pension Polaris is simply the best. It's so peaceful there. Once I stepped in there, I really don't want to leave. It's excellence is out of my imagination. My wife and me have traveled around the world. This was for sure one of the best place we stayed. The food, dessert, environment, cats... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay at POLARIS. My cats and me enjoyed your stay. We are very sorry for bat weather that day. In autumn and winter, the possibility of clear sky will up and we will be able to see the starlit sky. The swan at the Lake Kussharo, Japanese crane at the Kushiro wetland, Eagle at... More 

Hong Kong SAR
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Our stay at Pension Polaris was definitely the highlight of our 14-days Hokkaido trip! We first saw the photos of the Pension on my friend's facebook and I knew that I must be here. This was actually the very first place that I booked right after our air-tickets had been confirmed. Pension Polaris was PERFECT! It was exactly the home... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to POLARIS. My cats and me enjoyed your stay. And my wife and me are very happy to read your comment about POLARIS. Your report is very detailed. We think you enjoyed full of POLARIS and Hokkaido. Please try different season if you have chance to come Hokkaido again. You will find other attractive point... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I went to the Eastern Hokkaido with my Mom and Dad last month, Lake Kussharo is one of our destination and we planed to stay in Pension Polaris for one night regarding to recommendation in Tripadviser. Before I went there, a lot of question in my mind about the pension due to the only 3 rooms here and the middle... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay at POLARIS with your family. We are very happy because you took so many pictures. We think you like our house. Also we are very happy for you can relax. We are sorry for the bad weather that night. We could not see the starlit sky. Sorry. Please come again if you have... More 

Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband booked this place long before we visited Hokkaido in July 2013. He showed me the place via "Pension Polaris website" and all I could say was...Wowwww.. I really really love this place, I surely want to stay there and my parents will definitely love it. After booking, I had a few conversation with Babasan via facebook asking him... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Dear Cher C Thank you very much for your review about POLARIS. My wife and me are very glad to read your review. Thank you. We spent enjoyable time with your family. East Hokkaido has different attractive point for each season. We hope see you again sometime. Thank you again for your stay at POLARIS. Thank you for your detail... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

In our recent trip to Lake Mashu in Hokkaido, we stayed at Pension Polaris for 1 night. Pension Polaris is a beautiful house run by a couple. The husband is called Ichiro. It has 3 bedrooms for rental. WE really love the architecture of the house and the interior were tastefully furnished. The is a room full of toys and... More 

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ba2ichi, オーナー at Pension Polaris, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay at POLARIS. We also enjoyed your stay at that time. You two are very cheerful. Thank you so much for your review. You found almost our highlight. We are sorry the weather was not good and you could not see the starlit sky. If you came back in th future, we hope it... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
POLARIS is a lodging near Lake Mashu at East-Hokkaido.You can see the wide prospect from guest room window.Open a window to see "Hokkaido"! This is the catch phrase of POLARIS. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Polaris

Address: 52-30-3 Satsutomonai Genya, Kawakami-gun, Teshikaga-cho 088-3332, Hokkaido
Location: Japan > Hokkaido > Kawakami-gun > Teshikaga-cho
Price Range: $271 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pension Polaris 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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