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Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru

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#8 of 16 hotels in Otaru
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Opened in April 2019
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Garrett S wrote a review Apr 2023
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love this hip hotel in Otaru. The breakfast is closer to art than food. The breakfast is beautifully curated and a bit different every morning. Loved my room, as a solo traveler it was perfect. Even if you stay at another hotel a visit to the Bar Ignis is worth the effort. Both the bartenders were wonderful. There names wew Yuya and Yuta. They were so professional, so fun and they made my evening cocktail fun. Great time with both Yuta and Yuya! Till next year.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Response from 伸二 大場, 支配人 at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Responded 24 Apr 2023
Thank you very much for staying at our hotel. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. We are glad you enjoy the hotel and breakfast. I would like to let two staff know that I enjoyed the bar as well. We look forward to seeing you again. UNWINDHOTEL&BAR OTARU Staff Kakeru
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Erin B wrote a review Aug 2020
Taito, Japan7 contributions4 helpful votes
Very comfortable, nice staff, and we appreciated the precautions they took in light of covid-19. We also loved the free wine service!! The bed was very, very comfortable and we loved the pjs. 10/10 would recommend.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from 伸二 大場, 支配人 at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Responded 15 Aug 2020
Dear 193erinb Thank you for your stay. Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad to hear that I like free wine service. If you have the opportunity, please come to our hotel. We look forward to your visit. UNWIND HOTEL&BAR OTARU  staff niioka
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Jaime M wrote a review Jul 2020
Sapporo, Japan1 contribution
we made a short trip to Otaru to visit some of its good izakayas, we took a room with 4 beds, it was a nice surprise the distribution of the spaces in the room. Our room had two almost separate areas, in the main area two beds and a couch, the second area was a small terrace with the other two beds, the access to the terrace was a staircase in the room. the terrace was a very pleasant space, even though it is not possible to stand in the terrace area because the ceiling is very low, the terrace gives an air of independence being in the same room, each bed has its space to recharge the cell phone and has an independent lamp. our room had an elegant glass balcony with a beautiful view. the shower area is very elegant with a fairly modern and clean design. the television system was fun too, our room had a projector with a very good video quality I really liked my stay at the hotel and I hope to stay there again soon
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Response from Unwind-otaru, フロントスタッフ at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Responded 3 Jul 2020
Dear jaimem432 Thank you for visiting our hotel. I am very pleased that you like our service. We will make every effort to provide even better service, encouraged by the compliments received from our customers. Please come to our hotel again. All the staff is waiting for you!! UNWIND HOTEL & BAR OTARU staff Keito
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Libby S wrote a review May 2020
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Visited Unwind Hotel for a two night stay and had a perfect experience. Warm and friendly staff couldn’t do enough to assist us during our stay. Room was very comfortable and well decorated and the location couldn’t be better. Enjoyed the “afternoon tea” style breakfast and throughly took advantage of the free wine hour in the hotel bar. We were very touched with the extra care given to us to celebrate our special occasion. Thanks for a great stay and we will be back for sure!
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Response from Unwind-otaru, フロントスタッフ at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Responded 30 May 2020
Dear Libby S Thank you for your stay. We are glad to know that you really enjoyed your time at Unwind Hotel, and liked the room, service, bar and so on. We will keep doing our best to make our hotel better. We are looking forward to welcoming you again! Sincerely, UNWIND HOTEL & BAR OTARU staff KEITO
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EugienaC wrote a review Dec 2019
Hong Kong, China38 contributions75 helpful votes
Beautifully restored boutique hotel in an absolutely perfect location for exploring Otaru. The service is kind and thoughtful - it was my birthday and they helped my husband had arranged for the room to be decorated, an amazing six course menu in the Ball (with my favourite songs playing) champagne at the bar and a cake to be sent up after dinner. They offer you super comfy pyjamas at check in along with a delicious ginger tea. There is also a free wine hour with local Hokkaido wines on offer. We just fell in love with the Unwind Hotel and would 100% recommend it.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Unwind-otaru, フロントスタッフ at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Responded 26 Dec 2019
Dear AdrianGigi Thank you very much for staying at this hotel. Also, thank you for your valuable time in reviewing. We are very honored to have chosen our hotel on a wonderful day, your birthday. And I am really glad to be pleased with the hotel service and dinner! We were glad we could help you on your wonderful birthday. Please use again! We will continue to work hard to make you more relaxed. I look forward to it. Thank you very much! UNWIND HOTEL&BAR OTARU staff yuki
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JosephAndrew_Lim wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore626 contributions107 helpful votes
Great location, Unique and definitely it is one of its kind to provide that unique experience. Room is as usual, small. Private attached toilet & bath are seperated. Breakfast is English high tea style, no refill, not buffet. High tech equipment in room. Car park is limited (only 5 lots) and expensive too. Park at the opposite public car park is needed. ... finally the best part of the stay should be the FREE flow of wine during happy hour. DO NOT MISS IT.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Responded 13 Dec 2019
Thank you for staying at this hotel. Please come to the hotel when you come near. We are looking forward to seeing you all. UNWIND HOTEL & BAR OTARU
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Suren K wrote a review Nov 2019
Colombo, Sri Lanka40 contributions9 helpful votes
Weather was perfect! Hotel staff very courteous. Free wine for house guests between 5&7pm. Walking distance to the Canal and train station. Will stay again if ever am back to Otaru. Only rooms are very small, but that is Japan for you!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 24 Nov 2019
Thank you for staying at this hotel. We are very honored to have you like UNWIND HOTEL. I am very glad to hear your compliments. Please use this hotel when you come to Otaru again. We look forward to all the staff. UNWIND HOTEL & BAR OTARU staff miho
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Vera I wrote a review Nov 2019
Beijing, China100 contributions80 helpful votes
Just brilliant. A very chic boutique hotel in the center of Otaru, just one block away from the canal. Access to upper floors is by a rather grand staircase (lift also available). We had a third floor corner room, spacious (in Japanese terms) with two windows and separate bathroom and WC. The bathroom contains both a shower and a bath. Breakfast was served in the style of English high tea (with food on tiered plates). This looked spectacular and was quick and efficient. Hotel staff were very helpful, assisting us in parking our car nearby, and also finding the location of an antique shop we wanted to visit. We were invited for 5-6:30pm complimentary drinks (local Hokkaido wines) in the hotel bar. The whole experience was unforgettable. We will definitely stay here again if we visit Otaru again.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from Unwind-otaru, フロントスタッフ at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Responded 9 Nov 2019
感谢您入住这家酒店。 我们很高兴您喜欢酒店的氛围。 当您再次来到小樽时,请住在这家酒店。所有的工作人员都在等你。 UNWIND HOTEL&BAR OTARU staff miho
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abletree wrote a review Oct 2019
Singapore, Singapore116 contributions42 helpful votes
Unwind room lights are bright, space was ok. Shower, wc and wash basin compartmentalised. Everything in the room looks relatively new and has a clean feeling. However the big downer was that the 2 twin superior beds for 3 adults meant that 1 bed is too small for 2, even tho we are rather small sized. Couldn't sleep properly. On checking their website, found that their largest bed is twin superior so please take note: this isn’t big enough for 2 adults. Free drinks including wine 1700 to 1830. Breakfast was scones, bread and dessert prettily served on a 3 layered cake stand. Adequate for me. Breakfast room is bright and cheerful with plenty of glass looking into garden. 5 minutes’ walk to Otaru Canal
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded 29 Oct 2019
Dear abletree Thank you very much for staying at our hotel. Also, thank you for taking the time to review. I am very happy with the warm words! Sorry for the inconvenience of betting in your room. If you have the opportunity, please come by all means. I look forward to seeing you again. Thank you very much. UNWIND HOTEL&BAR OTARU yuki
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Sirisan N wrote a review Oct 2019
Hong Kong, China16 contributions3 helpful votes
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This was our first time staying in Otaru Unwind. Unwind offered us something unique and different from the typical Japanese commercial hotel stays like Dormy Inn ect. • Room The interior finishes were modern-chic/ classical and colours were well put together. The bathroom was the typical pre-fab Japanese hotel units, but with marble wall finish, which I liked. We stayed in a standard double room, which was a little too small. There was literally no space to walk when 2 suitcases were opened at the same time. There was a 'Handy' mobile available for free use. There was also a projector with Apple Airplay, which is a welcome addition. There is complimentary coffee, tea and water in the refrigerator. • Common Areas There was a restaurant and bar on the ground floor. Compliments for the interior design. There are very good laundry facilities on our floor. They also had parking spaces out side the back of the hotel, however the spaces seem limited. Luckily there were not many guests during our stay. • Breakfast Breakfast was presented in a 'high tea' style. There was a salad, scone, mini-sandwich etc. Juice, Coffee, Tea, milk were all available. All the glassware were all Kinto Brand, which is a favourite of mine. • Staff The staff were all very friendly, professional and spoke English. • Location Great location, walkable to all the must-see central areas of Otaru.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Unwind-otaru, フロントスタッフ at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Thank you for staying at this hotel. Thank you for posting your review. I am very happy to hear many words of compliment such as the classic atmosphere of UNWINDHOTERU Otaru, breakfast, and rooms. Please stay at this hotel when you come by all means again. We are looking forward to seeing you again for Sirisan N. UNWINDHOTERU & BAR OTARU staff miho
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Frequently Asked Questions about Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Which popular attractions are close to Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru?
Nearby attractions include Otaru Canal (0.2 km), Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan (0.1 km), and The Site of Temiya Line (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kamaei Factory Direct Sales Store, Yabuhan, and Sawasakisuisan Kaisenshokudo.
Is Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Otaru.
Are there any historical sites close to Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kitaichi Glass 3gokan (0.8 km), The Site of Temiya Line (0.2 km), and Former Mitsui Sumitomo Bank Otaru Branch (0.02 km).