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4.9 km from Otaru centre
  • Free Wifi
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Apr 2 Apr 3
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
5-23-1 Shinko, Otaru 047-0152, Hokkaido
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    All reviews onsen hotel private room private onsen traditional japanese private open air bath rest area private hot spring garden view place to stay taxi ride stayed one night fuji socks ryokans shoes snow winter sight
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The best Onsen Ryokan i experienced in Hokkaido. From the step in the entrance, all staff are attentive and hospitable. Kourakuen is like a garden and most the the rooms are equipped with open air private onsen. the atmosphere is really relaxing and having a...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed one night from Feb 6 to 7, 2017. We have a wonderful stay, this is my first stay in a Onsen resort. I have been to Onsen at Mt. Fuji but this resort is exceptional. Hotel is beautifully decorated and well maintained. The Onsen...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stepped into the hotel, they immediately collected our shoes and kept it for us. Everyone walked around the hotel barefoot. When we need to step out of the hotel into the snow, they provide us with traditional Japanese slipper that is covered. All the staffs...More

    Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

    Chose this ryokan as it was easy to commute from Sapporo. You can reach within an hour from Sapporo (train and taxi inclusive). The taxi ride from Otaru station is about JPY2500 (which is different from what was quoted by the website). Service, quality of...More

    Reviewed 17 December 2016

    Kourakuen is located at about 30 mins. by bus from JR Otaru Station. The Ryokan is newly renovated after a fire in 2014. Over half of their rooms have private hot spring. The set dinner is served in room and breakfast is at the main...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Is the town far from the ryokan and is it easily accessible? My friends and I will be driving but thought it would be better to leave the car at the ryokan and walk into town. Is that possible?
    13 June 2016|
    Response from oriondrift |
    The nearest town is Asarikawa. Walk you dont. However, there is no tourist spot. There is a shop that sells daily necessities and food. If a tourist is Otaru. Here are not within walking distance so far. Bus has ran to... More
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    hotel near the JR line?
    4 April 2015|
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    Hi, I see most of the rooms in Kourakuen has smoking facilities, but my partner and I are non-smokers. Would the room smell like cigarattes if it says smoking available? Thank you!
    9 November 2014|
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    Room Tips
    "Our Hinoki maisonette room is superb with loft floors and private bath upstairs and good view."
    Bima088, 9 months agoRead review
    "Make sure the room has a indoor shower. Outdoor showers do not work during winter as the pipe are all frozen."
    Agape10, over a year agoRead review
    "Pay a little more and get a bigger room with a private bath (and showers which can work in winter) - it will..."
    greenflubber, over a year agoRead review
    "We got a room with a private bath - I think not much point staying in this place unless you do as the public..."
    BertramHK, over a year agoRead review
    "open air onsen = private hotspring outside your own room"
    Shirl M, over a year agoRead review
    "If you don't mind paying extra, larger rooms with the private onsens are definitely worth it!"
    kewlaurel, over a year agoRead review
    "Had the family room at the far end of the place, was good enough because the wifi modem was right outside our..."
    foldedheart, over a year agoRead review
    "I'd go for rooms in Annex building, close to baths in Annex which are much bigger and beautiful!"
    echoytx, over a year agoRead review
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