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Otaru
Travel Guide

Get away to Otaru! Enjoy the museums, seaside, and festivals.

Discover the seaside area of Otaru—hot springs, fresh seafood, and top sights like Otaru Canal.

Top Hotels in Otaru

Dormy Inn Premium Otaru Natural Hot Spring
Dormy Inn Premium Otaru Natural Hot Spring
3 out of 5
3-9-1, Inaho, Otaru, Hokkaido
The price is $72 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in the heart of Otaru, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sakaimachi Street and Otaru Canal. Otaru City Art Museum and Otaru City General Museum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)
Premium Stay at the Dormy

"This is a newer hotel that is part of a Japanese chain so the condition and services were very good. The front desk was attended by several staff so check in was fast. Room was spacious for a Japanese style room with roomy entrance area, sink seperate from bathroom, comfy futon beds and a sitting ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Dormy Inn Premium Otaru Natural Hot Spring
Hotel Sonia Otaru
Hotel Sonia Otaru
3.5 out of 5
1-4-20 Ironai, Otaru, Hokkaido
The price is $64 per night from Mar 25 to Mar 26

Situated in the historical district, this spa hotel is steps from Sakaimachi Street and Otaru Canal. Otaru City General Museum Ungakan and Otaru City Art Museum ...

4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Clean and walkable to famous place in Otaru, Good location for shuttle bus to Kiroro"…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Hotel Sonia Otaru
Grand Park Otaru
Grand Park Otaru
4 out of 5
11-3 Chikko, Otaru, Hokkaido
The price is $77 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Otaru hotel is in a shopping district within 2 mi (3 km) of Shin Nihonkai Ferry, Sakaimachi Street, and Otaru ...

4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"The place was reasonable and friendly overall. But I didn’t expect to be charged for parking within the property where I stayed for 3 nights."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Grand Park Otaru
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Otaru

UCHI Living Stay Otaru Suitengu
UCHI Living Stay Otaru Suitengu
3 out of 5
Aioicho 4-40, Otaru, Hokkaido
The price is $27 per night from Mar 21 to Mar 22

Situated in Otaru, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Sakaimachi Street and Otaru Canal. Suitengu and Otaru Music Box Museum are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (48 reviews)

"the property is great, only access with the car in snowy weather is very difficult I had to leave the car in paid parking for reasons of not being able to go up the street!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

UCHI Living Stay Otaru Suitengu
RYO-AN
RYO-AN
3.5 out of 5
1-8-6, Inaho, Otaru, Hokkaido
The price is $203 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Situated in Otaru, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Sakaimachi Street and Otaru Canal. Otaru City Art Museum and Tomioka Catholic Church ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)

"It was a spacious apartment with everything you need. Everything was in excellent conditions. Very impressed."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2019

RYO-AN
Winkel Village
Winkel Village
2.5 out of 5
Osarigawa Onsen 2-686, Otaru, Hokkaido
The price is $250 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9

Situated near the boardwalk, this apartment building is within 6 mi (10 km) of Sakaimachi Street, Otaru Music Box Museum, and Otaru Canal. Otaru Tenguyama Ropeway ...

4.2/5Excellent! (21 reviews)

"We like the rustic place and spa within the unit. And also the surrounding of nature"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

Winkel Village
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Otaru

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Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 12, 2020

Would definitely go again!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 22, 2019

I love Otaru it's a beautiful town. People are very friendly the food never fails to be delicious.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 6, 2019

Good food and shopping.

4/5 - Good

A-girl

Oct 29, 2019

If this is your first time, it’s okay.

4/5 - Good

Seong

Sep 14, 2019

Only day trip is enough.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 11, 2019

Otaru is a very safe and tourist friendly city. I would loveto visit again during winter. Very beautiful ambiance surrounding city ~

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