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Otaru Furukawa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night. The Ryokan is old and basic, but very cosy and charming. The staff are very attentive and they try to make you feel at home. Nestled in between the canal and shopping and sushi street. The location is ideal as a base to explore Otaru. Between choosing a typical hotel or a Ryokan, I... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Coming from Hawaii, where tourism and the hospitality business is the primary industry, I have an appreciation of Good versus Excellent service. The staff at Furukawa is the best hospitality staff that I have encountered. We visited Hokkaido in February to attend the Yuki Matsuri Snow Sculpture Festival in Sapporo. We were fortunate enough to have the time to visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I have seen the photos of the canal in many magazines but never thought I can see it so up close from the room I stayed at this lovely ryokan. It truly was a home away from home with a nice rustic feel to the whole place. The friendly staff welcomed us at a traditional Japanese style looking reception area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Was lucky enough to get the canal view room with balcony. Instead of heading down to the canal with all the tourists, you can have this exclusive view from your own balcony. They provided everything we need with great attention to detail (even moisturising masks were provided in the room) Staffs are all friendly and always available This place has... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Staff made effort to make all of us at home. Upon hearing that it was our honeymoon, they made a nice little gift for us! Their breakfast and dinner were really awesome. Croissant and apple pie are must haves every morning -- these lovely smell while they were baking in the oven never fail to bring us out of the... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

This was my favorite hotel of all the places we stayed in Japan. Even though we stayed in a Western room, we still experienced all of the warm and traditional Japanese hospitality we had heard so much about. From our arrival, through our departure, the staff at the hotel is incredibly kind and helpful. We absolutely enjoyed an hour in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

The location is super good for sight seeing. Staffs are kind and very helping even though their English skill is a bit limitted. Room is not as big as i expected and the dinner was not very satisfactory... Onsen is very good and convenient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We drove from Asahikawa for a midweek stay at Otaru Furukawa. We were given our own parking space which was really helpful for our stay. We booked a Japanese style room via booking.com and communicated with them via the website portal quite easily prior to our stay. It turned out that our window looked out to the popular Otaru canal.... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here one night in one of the two special rooms on the top floor. Room was very large and the private onsen bath was beautiful. Room overlooked the canal and had a wonderful panoramic view. This hotel is well located and very beautiful in side. It is also very relaxing and peaceful. Dinner was wonderful and breakfast also very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Now, I am not one of those who likes boutique hotels, that said this one really impressed me with their extremely friendly staffs who speaks proper English! This was the best stay I had had on the trip. The room was huge by Japanese standard and so was the bath and shower area. Their onsen is nothing fantastic but it... More 

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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about Otaru Furukawa

Address: 1-2-15 Ironai, Otaru 047-0031, Hokkaido
Location: Japan > Hokkaido > Otaru > Asarigawa Onsen
Price Range: $207 - $1,157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Otaru Furukawa Hokkaido
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Otaru
#5 Family Hotel in Otaru
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