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“Paper thin walls and terrible pillows”

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Park Hotel Miyabitei
Reviewed May 20, 2014

Cons:

- The pillows provided are filled with hard beans instead of a normal, soft filling. No idea why these are the pillows of choice - they are extremely uncomfortable! I wish I had known to bring my own pillow. My neck was extremely sore for the entire day afterwards.
- The bathroom reeks of urine.
- The walls are paper thin so don't expect to sleep in if you're a light sleeper (assuming that you even fell asleep with your rock hard bean pillow).

Pros:

- The dinner came with all you can eat crab legs (although this is pretty standard for hotels in Hokkaido).

This is not really the hotel's fault but some woman picked up my towel from the onsen by accident (I assume!), leaving me in a rather awkward situation. I wish more hotels in Hokkaido would have towel service in the onsen area to avoid this.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

I've lived in Japan some 3 decades so my perception of this hotel is probably different from the short time tourist to Japan. The hotel is located in a famous hot springs area and I really must praise the wonderful onsen (hot springs bath) in the hotel. No expense seems to have been spared when it was built and it is very clean and well maintained. Don't let the strong sulphur smell put you off as that is the sign of a true hot spring. My skin felt wonderful after my bath.

However.... Everything else about this hotel was really, really bad. The buffet featured the WORST hotel food I have ever eaten in Japan!!! We agreed that the only delicious things we ate were the raw cucumbers! The plentiful crab was extremely low quality. But, if you don't know the true taste of fine fresh crab then go ahead and load up your plate.

The walls in our room were paper thin so we were kept awake most of the night by the loud chattering of the people in the next room. Usually in Japan thin towels are provided to keep as an advertising souvenir but at this hotel the room was stocked with thread bare, stained, well worn towels that weren't even neatly folded. The only good thing I can say about our room was that it was larger than normal and had both a Western-style bedroom area and a Japanese tatami mat area.

Most of the hotel guests seem to be those who are bussed in on group tours and it seems to be the only way that this hotel still stays in business. The hotel staff appeared to be poorly trained and did not show the standard level of politeness that is the hallmark of Japanese hospitality. I would never return to this hotel, except for the baths. I strongly suggest researching other options before booking a room here if you have a choice!

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 14, 2013

Wonderful place with great service. The Onsen is suppose to have special minerals as it shares the same source of a nearby active volcanic area. Very near attraction with 5 mins walk. The buffet dinner is simply great with loads of tasty varieties of everything you would want. My favorite is the Alaskan crab. Wouldn't go wrong choosing this place.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 10, 2012

It is quite a postponed review. My visit was sometime in early Oct 11. I stayed one night in this hotel. Due to some unforeseen circumstances, only managed to reach the hotel by 6pm. I was attended by a receptionist, which is very helpful but due to her limited English and limited Japanese, we had some difficulties. The manager, Mr Sasaki, helped us with the information needed. He even approached us during our meal in the hotel( which is included) to ask how we are coping. The next day during check out, I had issues with the location of the next hotel which is at Lake Toya and unable to communicate with the hotel recept due to language barrier. The manager offered to call the hotel on my behalf and obtain the necessary information. Even directed me how to reach there. It is really a hotel with great hospitality. Would definitely come back if i have the opportunity.

Room Tip: Must try the onsen!
  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed 2 days ago
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Room Tip: 窓から川が見える側の部屋が特に気に入りました。
  • Stayed: April 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
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Stayed: August 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: July 2017, traveled with family
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Address: 100 Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
Location: Japan > Hokkaido > Noboribetsu > Noboribetsu Onsen
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Noboribetsu
Price Range: $163 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Park Hotel Miyabitei 3.5*
Number of rooms: 153
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