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Kusatsu Onsen Boun
A modern-style ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) located high up in the center of a hot spring town. The garden-style open-air bath is perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing. After soaking in the bath, guests can enjoy a stroll around the pleasant hot spring town in their yukata (casual summer kimono) and geta (Japanese wooden clogs).
New Greenpia Tsunan
This privately owned and privately operated hotel is located in at the foot of Mt. Naeba. Visitors can enjoy tennis, swimming pool, skiing and other outdoor sports as well as the spa throughout all four seasons.
Hotel & Resorts Nagahama
This comfortable hotel is located on the shore of Biwa Lake, an area of beautiful nature and rich history and culture. Guests can look forward to soothing their traveling tires in the hotel's open-air rock onsen.
How to get there?
From Nagahama Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line), Ibukiguchi Exit: About 10 min on foot or about 5 min by taxi.
[Free shuttle bus service from/to Nagahama Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line), West Exit]
Dep. Nagahama Station: 14:40, 15:20, 15:40, 16:20, 16:40, 17:20
Dep. Hotel: 9:10, 9:40, 10:10, 10:40
Hotel Meguma
This hotel stands near the Soya Bay, a bay famous for seaweed harvesting located near the city which sits upon the northern-most tip of Japan, Wakkanai City. The hotel offers warm hospitality and the cozy comfort of home, and serves local seafood fresh from the nearby Koetoi Fishing Port. Enjoy hot springs, peaceful townscapes and the rustic beauty of nature. *Notice: The open-air bath does not operate in the period between October 1 and March 31.
How to get there?
From Minami-Wakkanai Station (JR Soya Honsen): Take the Omisaki Route bus for 15 minutes and alight at Doboku Gengyoshomae bus stop. It takes 3 minutes on foot from there.
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Wakkanai
This authentic city hotel is at the northernmost tip of Japan, conveniently located for sightseeing of Rishiri, Rebun, and Sarobetsu National Park.
How to get there?
From Wakkanai Station (JR Soya Line): 5 min on foot.
From Wakkanai Airport: 20 min by car.
Sounkaku Grand Hotel
The proprietors pride themselve on their open-air bath in the valley, from which guests can experience the nature of Mt. Taisetsu all year round.
The free Wi-Fi Internet connection is available only around the lobby area.
How to get there?
From Kamikawa Station (JR Sekihoku Line): Take a bus to the Sounkyo bus stop (about 35 min). It is about 5 min on foot from there.
By car: About 30 km from Asahikawa-Monbetsu Expressway Aizan-Kamikawa IC.
Hotel MyStays Nayoro
With its convenient location just 8 minutes on foot from JR Nayoro Station, and with convenience stores, department stores, and restaurants in the vicinity, this hotel serves as a perfect base for stays.
How to get there?
From New Chitose Airport: Take the JR Chitose Line to Sapporo Station and change to the JR Hakodate Line. Alight at Asahikawa Station, and take the JR Soya Line to Nayoro Station. It is about 8 min foot from there.
By car: Exit the Hokkaido Expressway at the Shibetsu-Kenbuchi IC and continue along Route 40 for about 25 km (about 37 min).
Hotel Route Inn Abashiri Ekimae
Located a minute's walk from JR Abashiri Station, this hotel features LAN connections in all guest rooms and spacious man-made bathing facilities.
How to get there?
From JR Abashiri Station: 1 min on foot.

The East Hokkaido Express Bus (paid bus, reservation required) operating in the eastern Hokkaido area is available. The operation period is Jan. 25, 2020 - Mar. 8, 2020 with daily operation. (Some buses run from Jan. 10, some buses run until Feb. 29)
For details please refer to the following URL. 
https://easthokkaido.com/en/expressbus_winter/
Dormy Inn Abashiri
This hotel celebrated its grand opening on June 1, 2016! It is conveniently located a 2-minute walk from Abashiri Bus Terminal! It is the only hotel in Abashiri city featuring large communal baths (men's, women's) using natural hot spring water.
How to get there?
From Memanbetsu Airport: About 35 min by bus.
From Abashiri Station (JR Sekihoku Line): About 10 min on foot.
From Abashiri Bus Terminal: About 2 min on foot.

The East Hokkaido Express Bus (paid bus, reservation required) operating in the eastern Hokkaido area is available. The operation period is Jan. 25, 2020 - Mar. 8, 2020 with daily operation. (Some buses run from Jan. 10, some buses run until Feb. 29)
For details please refer to the following URL. 
https://easthokkaido.com/en/expressbus_winter/
Shiretoko Noble Hotel
Located in Shiretoko's Utoro Onsen, this hotel is the only offering all guest rooms with balconies, perfect for watching the sun sink below the Sea of Okhotsk in the evening and rise over the Shiretoko Mountains in the morning.
How to get there?
From Memanbetsu Airport: Take an airport bus bound for Utoro Onsen and get off at Utoro Bus Terminal (about 140 min). It takes about 3 min on foot from there.
By car: About 40 min (40 km) on Route 334 from JR Shiretoko-Shari Station.
Natural Hot Spring Dormy Inn Kitami
Besides its great location 3 minutes by foot from JR Kitami Station, this hotel also offers large, natural hot springs (with saunas) for men and women that are open through the night, Simmons mattresses, and special cable channels free of charge. This hotel accepts UnionPay credit cards for payment-on-arrival reservations and purchases made at the hotel.
How to get there?
From Kitami Station (JR Sekihoku Line): About 3 min on foot.
Mombetsu Prince Hotel
The first natural hot spring in Monbetsu. Guests can also enjoy the open-air bath, sauna, and jacuzzi, as well as cuisine using ample seafood caught in the Sea of Okhotsk. Ideal for leisure or business purposes.
How to get there?
From Okhotsk Monbetsu Airport: Take a bus bound for Monbetsu Bus Terminal from Okhotsk Monbetsu Airport Bus Terminal. Get off at Monbetsu Prince Hotel (about 13 min). Immediate access from there.
By car: Exit Route 450 (Asahikawa-Monbetsu Expressway) at Ukishima IC and continue along Route 273 for about 90 min (85 km).
Rausu-no-Yado Marumi
This seaside hotel faces Nemuro Channel overlooking Kunashiri Island. Enjoy fine dishes made with fresh local ingredients. Shuttle service available.
How to get there?
From Kushiro Station (JR Nemuro Main Line): Take a bus bound for Rausu and get off at Yagihama Bus Stop (about 210 min). About 2 min from there on foot.
Hotel Nemuro Kaiyoutei
Guests can relax and enjoy the delights of Nemuro in this haven by the sea. The hotel has large shared baths and the food served is a fusion of Japanese and Western cuisine.
How to get there?
From Nemuro Station (JR Nemuro Main Line): About 7 min on foot or 2 min by taxi.
By car: After exiting the Kushiro IC, continue along Route 44 for about 120 minutes (120 km) towards Nemuro City Hall.
Hot Spring Lodge Daiichi
A long-established onsen (hot spring). Guests can enjoy relaxing in a warm open-air bath by the river, and the smell of the trees from baths made of cypress wood. Local dishes made from fresh seasonal ingredients are on the menu. This is the perfect spot for those looking to spend some time in a calm environment surrounded by wonderful nature.
How to get there?
From Shibecha Station (JR Senmo Line): Take the bus bound for Nakashibetsu and get off at Noko-mae (Agricultural High School) Bus Stop (about 60 minutes). About 20 minutes by taxi from there.
By car: From Teshikaga, take National Route 243 for about 20 minutes (14 km), then Prefectural Routes 885, 150 and 775 for another 20 minutes (15 km).
Mitsui Kanko Hotel
The Mitsui Kanko Hotel is located along the coast of Rebun Island, Japan's northernmost national park. Guests can enjoy views of Mt Rishiri, and delicious cuisine, featuring seafood caught in the surrounding waters.
How to get there?
From Kafuka-ko Port: About 10 minutes on foot, or 2 minutes by taxi.
Ryokan Sakurai (Kafuka Rebun)
The small ryokan promises guests a comfortable stay in the homelike atmosphere. Savor fine home-made dishes prepared with seafood fresh from the sea and enjoy the vacation on the beautiful northern island. Enjoy food prepared with love by the hostesses using fresh ingredients from the sea off the northernmost point in Japan.
How to get there?
From Kafuka-ko Port: 3 minutes on foot.
Kitoushi Kogen Hotel
This hotel features artificial radium spring baths with water from the Daisetsuzan mountains. Original, Japanese-style meals are prepared with local Higashigawa ingredients. WiFi Internet access available at the guest room and 1st floor lobby.
How to get there?
By train: Alight at Asahiyama Station on the JR Hakodate Line.
By car: Exit the Hokkaido Expressway at Asahikawa-Takasu IC.
Hotel Route Inn Kitami Odori Nishi
The hotel offers a natural hot spring bath and full buffet breakfast, featuring a variety of dishes. Many tourists and business travelers come to stay at this hotel.
How to get there?
From Kitami Station (JR Sekihoku Main Line): 4 min on foot.
Hotel Mine-no-Yu
The Rausu hot springs resort is located on the Shiretoko Peninsula, a World Heritage Site. This ryokan (Japanese-style inn) of the Rausu hot spring resort boasts rich and quality hot spring water. Enjoy fine dishes prepared with the freshest seafood.
How to get there?
From Shiretoko-Shari Station (JR Senmo Line): Take the bus bound for Rausu and get off at Rausu Onsen Bus Stop (about 90 min). About 10 min on foot from there.
By car: Take Route 334 towards Rausu Toge (Rausu Pass).
As buses from Shiretoko are suspended during winter, please use the East Hokkaido Express bus (http://www.easthokkaido.com/bus/index.html#timeTableArea) or Akan Bus (http://www.akanbus.co.jp/localbu/senra.htm).
Odaito Onsen Notsuke Yumoto Utaseya
This inn features exquisite Hokkaido cuisines such as Hokkai shrimp and free-range scallops prepared in the hamayaki method, which are the local specialties of Notsuke, as well as Hanasaki crabs from the Nemuro Channel. All rooms in the main building have been renovated, and there is a brand new large public hot spring bath.
How to get there?
From Kushiro Airport: take airport shuttle bus, From JR Kushiro Station: 170 mins by bus bound for Shibetsu / Rausu, From Shibetsu bus stop: 20 mins by bus bound for Odaito, From Odaito bus stop: 3 mins on foot
Hotel Sato
An at-home hotel which combines the functions of a hotel and the warm hospitality and relaxation of a ryokan. Cuisine prepared with local ingredients and the hot spring makes a perfect accommodation after a long day of business and sightseeing.
How to get there?
From New Chitose Airport: About 100 minutes by taxi.
From Shizunai Station (Hidaka Line): About 2 minutes on foot.
From New Chitose Airport: Take the bus towards Shizunai and get off at Shizunai Station (about 120 minutes). About 2 minutes on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Hidaka Expressway at Mukawa IC and continue along Route 235 for about 60 minutes (50 km).
Yunokawa Kanko Hotel Shoen
Offering a variety of Japanese-style rooms and open-air baths, this is a high-class environment for individual travellers.
How to get there?
From Hakodate Airport: 5 min by car.
From Hakodate Station (JR Hakodate Line): 15 min by car.

Shuttle Service
** Prior shuttle reservation required at hotel reservation.
JR Hakodate Station/Hakodate Ferry Terminal/Hakodate Airport == Hotel
Hachinohe Grand Hotel
Despite the location, in the center of Hachinohe, we have spacious guestrooms and the shopping area is within walking distance.
How to get there?
From Hachinohe Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) East Exit: About 20 min by taxi.
Hotel Bell Hills
The European-style hotel features dynamic seasonal landscapes of Furano, Hokkaido. Relax and refresh yourself in the open-air baths at this countryside retreat.
How to get there?
From Asahikawa Airport: Take the Lavender-go Bus bound for Shinfurano Prince H and get off at Naturwald (approx. 60 min). The hotel is about 3 minutes on foot from the bus stop.
By car: Exit the Hokkaido Expressway at the Mikasa IC and continue for about 30 minutes (20 km). Change to Route 452 and drive for about 30 minutes (20 km) in the direction of Kitanomine Gondola Terminal.
Lakeside Sakuraoka
Lakeside Sakuraoka, which is shrouded in an abundance of nature, surrounds a lake where guests can enjoy canoeing in summer and fishing for Japanese pond smelt in the winter, and has a number of spots where they can feel the vitality of the seasons. Enjoy a relaxing and tranquil stay among the drama of the four magnificent seasons as they change through a multitude of colors. In the lodging there is a picture book corner reflective of the ‘Picture Book Village’ of Kenbuchi. In the vicinity of the lodging there’s the ‘Viva Alpaca Farm’ where visitors can thoroughly enjoy nature (5 minutes by car); the ‘Picture Book Museum,’ a facility that features a picture book library and museum in one where parents and children can interact (10 minutes by car); and more, allowing guests to relax throughout the year.
How to get there?
From Asahikawa Airport: About 80 min by taxi at around JPY 10,000 (as of Mar. 2017).
From Kembuchi Station (JR Soya Main Line): About 10 min by taxi at around JPY 2,000 (as of Mar. 2017).
By car: Exit the Hokkaido Expressway at Wassamu IC and continue along Route 40. Look for the Lakeside Sakuraoka signboard on the right hand side.
From Wassamu IC, head north for about 15 km on Route 40. From Shibetsu-Kenbuchi IC, head south for about 10 km on Route 40.
Towadako Yugetsu
This hotel opened in April 2004 with a goal to provide guests enjoyment with the moon, lake, and onsen. Guests can look forward to relaxing in the hotel's large shared baths, which boast a grand view of Lake Towada.
How to get there?
From Hachinohe Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) West Exit: Take the bus bound for Towadako (Lake Towada) and get off at Towadako Bus Stop (Approx. 180 min). About 5 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Kosaka-Towada IC and continue on the Jukai Line for about 30 min (20 km), then National Route 103 towards Lake Towada rest area.
Hotel Suehiro
Functional guestrooms and breakfasts prepared with special ingredients will help support your stay. This is a multifunction city hotel located in the center of Takikawa City.
How to get there?
From Takikawa Station (JR Hakodate Main Line): about 12 min on foot, about 5 min by taxi, around JPY 530 (as of July 2013)
By car: Exit the Hokkaido Expressway at the Takikawa IC and take Route 38 to Takikawa City
Hotel Folkloro Kakunodate
A lodge set in a historic castle town, sometimes referred to as a "little Kyoto". Can be found in a convenient location, on the Akita Shinkansen line. Perfect for sightseeing, with surrounding scenery that changes throughout the seasons.
How to get there?
From JR Kakunodate Station (Akita Shinkansen): Continue on foot for approximately 1 minute.
Kowakubi Onsen Shohoen
This delightful old family-home, built in the distinctive "Taisho Romantic" architectural style, has been registered as a listed national cultural property. This countryside home offers baths which draw their waters direct from an onsen source. The family-run inn prides itself on its home-cooked meals and open-air baths - built entirely from cypress wood. Not to be missed.
How to get there?
Shuttle Service
Mineyoshikawa Station/Akita Airport ⇔ Hotel
**Prior shuttle reservation required.
Pick up time: Will be at airport for flight arrival (available after 14:30)
Jodogahama Park Hotel
This Japanese-style inn lets guests enjoy the first sunrise of the mainland of Japan. Located on Jodogahama hill, the most beautiful landscape in Rikuchu Kaigan National Park, it is a pure Japanese hotel with with delicious local seafood dishes.
How to get there?
From Miyako: Take a No. 106 Iwatekenpoku Express Bus bound for Jodogahama and get off at Jodogahama Visitor Center (about 15 min). It is about 5 min on foot from there.
Hotel Folkloro Sanriku Kamaishi
Conveniently located near the JR Kamaishi Station, this hotel features guestrooms designed in hues reflecting Kamaishi's land and seas. Guests can look forward to soaking in the panoramic open-air bath. The hotel is an ideal base for sightseeing in the Sanriku area.
How to get there?
From Shin-Hanamaki Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): Transfer to the JR Kamaishi Line train bound for Kamaishi and get off at Kamaishi Station (120 min). 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Kamaishi Expressway at the Miyamori IC and continue along Route 283 for about 70 min (52 km).
Hotel Route-Inn Oshu
Opened in December 2014! This hotel has large communal bathing facilities, free parking spaces, free buffet style breakfast, with Wi-Fi internet access and air cleaners in all rooms.
How to get there?
From Mizusawa-Esashi Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): About 15 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Mizusawa IC.
Hotel Route Inn Ofunato
With Wi-Fi equipped in every guestroom, a free Japanese/Western-style morning buffet, and large communal baths, this hotel provides guests with a comfortable hotel experience.
How to get there?
From Ofunato Station (JR Ofunato Line Bus Rapid Transit): about 9 min on foot (700 m).
Hotel Route-Inn Tomakomai Ekimae
The hotel is located right in front of the South Exit of Tomakomai Station, and offers 101 free parking spaces. Suitable for business and sightseeing.
How to get there?
From New Chitose Airport: Take the bus bound for Tomakomai, and get off at Tomakomai. About 2 minutes on foot from there.
By car: About 40 minutes (20 km) from the Hokkaido Expressway Tomakomai-higashi IC.
Furusato
Located in Yugawa Onsen among untouched nature, this hotel is in a quiet location next to a murmuring river.
How to get there?
From Hottoyuda Station (JR Kitakami Line): About 10 min by taxi for a fare of about JPY 1,100 (as of July 2011).
From Hottoyuda Station (JR Kitakami Line): Take the bus bound for Yugawa Onsen and alight at 'Shikisainoyado Furusato-mae' bus stop. The hotel is less than 1 minute on foot from the bus stop.
From Hanamaki Airport/Akita Airport: About 60 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Akita Expressway at Yuda IC and continue toward Yugawa Onsen for about 10 min, passing JR Hottoyuda Station.
Erimo Kankokan
6-7 minutes on foot from Erimo Cape. This hotel offers local cuisine made with fresh seafood from Erimo. There is also a bath using tourmaline mineral from which guests can enjoy wonderful views of the sea.
How to get there?
From Samani Station (JR Hidaka Line): About 40 minutes by taxi.
By car: Take National Route 238, then Prefectural Route Erimo Route. Head towards Erimo-misaki Lighthouse.
Furano Natulux Hotel
Just one minute's walk from the station, the Furano Natulux Hotel is conveniently located for business and sightseeing alike. Visitors to the Furano area will enjoy relaxing in these elegant settings.
How to get there?
From Asahikawa Airport: Take a bus bound for Furano to Furano Station (about 60 min). It is less than 1 min on foot from there.
Dai-ichi Takimotokan
This inn has a space of approximately 5,000㎡ hosting 35 baths drawing from 7 different hot spring sources. The building has some 150 years of history and stands right at the entrance to the Jigokudani National Park.
How to get there?
From Shin-Chitose Airport: Take the JR Muroran Line from Shin-Chitose Airport Station to Noboribetu Station. From there take a bus bound for Noboribetsu Onsen to the Noboribetsu Onsen bus stop (15 min), and it is 5 min on foot or 1 min by taxi from there.

Shuttle Service (As of Jan. 2017)
Sapporo Station Bus Terminal == Hotel
JPY 500 each way (prior reservation required)
From Sapporo Station Bus Terminal (South Exit side of Sapporo Station) to Hotel:
Take a bus departing at 14:00 from bus gate 4. Arrives 16:00 at the hotel main building (Dai-ichi Taki Building)
From Hotel to Sapporo Station:
Take a bus departing at 10:00 from the hotel main building. Arrives 12:00 at bus gate 4 South Exit Side of Sapporo Station
For a map of the bus departure location click here. (Japanese)

*Notice of Change in Shuttle Bus Fare
From Jan. 1, 2020, the shuttle bus fare will be changed as follows.

- Current Fare: JPY 500 (tax incl.) per seat (one-way) for Adult & Child guests
(Until Jan. 1, 2020, 10:00 hotel dep. (return trip))

- Revised Fare: JPY 1,100 (tax incl.) per seat (one-way) for Adult & Child guests
(From Jan. 1, 2020, 14:00 Sapporo dep. (outbound trip)

Guests that have already made a booking will be serviced at the current fee.
Rausu Daiichi Hotel
Located in a peaceful valley right in the middle of Shiretoko National Park, guests can take in the World Heritage-registered scenery from the open-air hot spring baths of this Japanese-style hotel. As night falls, there is even the possibility of visits by wildlife like deer and foxes. In fall, the salmons' upstream journey of can be witnessed in the Rausu River which flows behind the hotel.
How to get there?
From JR Kushiro Station: Take a bus bound for Rausu and get off at Rausu Eigyosho Bus Stop (about 210 min). About 20 min on foot or 3 min by taxi from there.
By car: Take Route 244.
Shibetsugawa Onsen Puruke no Yakata Hotel Kawabata
This hotel is proud of its superb dishes made with fresh seafood caught near Shibetsu, as well as soothing hot springs that naturally flow from the source.
How to get there?
From Nakashibetsu Airport: Take the Nemuro Kotsu bus to Nakashibetsu Terminal, then take the bus bound for Rausu and get off at Shibetsu Yubinkyoku-mae(about 35 min). About 1 min on foot from there.
La Vista Kushirogawa (Dormy Inn Hotel)
Located at the foot of Nusamai Bridge, this hotel features gender separated natural onsen hot springs baths on the top floor with views of the Kushiro River. Wireless Internet access available in all guestrooms.
How to get there?
From Kushiro Airport: Take a bus bound for Kushiro-shinai (Kushiro City) to the MOO bus stop (about 50 min). It is about 2 min on foot from there.
Shikaribetu Kohan Onsen Hotel Fusui
This hotel is located on the shore of Lake Shikaribetsu, in the Daisetsuzan National Park. Magnificent views of the lake are available from the open-air bath, swimming bath, and all the guestrooms.
How to get there?
From JR Shintoku Station & Obihiro Station: Take the bus to the Shikaribetsu Kohan Hotel-mae stop. It is about 1 min on foot from there.
Hotel Rishiri
Located close to Kutsugata-misaki Park, this hotel commands a full view of Mt. Rishiri, not to mention the spectacular views of the sunset over the Sea of Japan and the fires used to lure fish to fishermen's boats atop the water. Guests can look forward to enjoying the large onsen as well as traditional kaiseki course meals prepared with delicious local seafood.
How to get there?
From Oshidomari Port: Take the Soya Bus B Route bound for Kutsugata and get off at Kutsugata Bus Stop (approx. 40 min). About 7 min on foot from there.
Island Inn Rishiri
Ideally situated next to Kutsugatamisaki Park, this inn features an at home atmosphere and offers the choice of guestrooms with views of Mt. Rishiri or overlooking the seaside and Rebun Island.
How to get there?
From Rishiri Airport: Take a bus to the Kutsugata Ferry Terminal (about 20 min.). It is about 8 min on foot or about 3 min by taxi from there.
By car: Take Prefectural Route 108 and head in the direction of Kutsugata.
Iwamizawa Hotel 4-jo
This budget hotel is located near Iwamizawa Station and provides a convenient base for business and sightseeing. On the 1st floor is Wadokoro Ezoya, an Izakaya restaurant which serves fine yet reasonably priced dishes made with local fresh ingredients.
How to get there?
From New Chitose Airport: About 90 minutes by taxi.
From Sapporo Station: Take the JR Hakodate Main Line to Iwamizawa Station (about 25 minutes by express train).
By car: Exit the Hokkaido Expressway at the Iwamizawa IC and continue along Route 234 (about 10 minutes). Look for the Wadokoro Ezoya Japanese resturant situated on the 1st floor of the hotel (about 40 minutes from Sapporo).
Teshio Onsen Yubae
This lodging's guestrooms were renewed in April 2018. The magnificent ocean and town of Rishirifuji are enveloped by the almost burning glow of the sunset, their colors changing every moment. Seafood from the nearby ocean is also quite popular throughout the seasons.
How to get there?
From Wakkanai Airport: Take a Soya bus to JR Wakkanai Station (about 30 min). From there, take a local train to JR Horonobe Station (about 60 min). From the station take an Engan bus to the Yubae-mae bus stop (about 30 min).
From JR Horonobe Station: Take an Engan bus to the Yubae-mae bus stop (about 30 min).
[By car]
- Exit the Fukagawa-Rumoi Expressway from Rumoi-Owada IC and take Route 232.
- About 4 hr 30 min from Sapporo via Route 232; about 3 hr 30 min from Asahikawa via Route 40.
Route-Inn Grantia Shiretoko Shari Ekimae
This hotel stands on the edge of Natural Heritage Site-registered Shiretoko, just a minute's walk from Shiretoko Shari Station. It offers a range of facilities to help relieve the fatigue of travel, such as communal spas, open-air baths, and foot spas.
How to get there?
From Shiretoko Shari Station (JR Senmo Main Line): About 1 min on foot.
One Niseko Resort Towers
All rooms are large suites equipped with kitchens and balconies. The hotel is located in a great area with lots of activities, and there is fun to be had all year round.
How to get there?
From JR Sapporo Station: Take the Airport Rapid Express on the Hakodate Line to Niseko Station via Otaru (3 hr).

Shuttle service from Shin-Chitose Airport available in the winter.
Hotel Okhotsk Palace
The Hotel Okhotsk Palace looks out onto the Sea of Okhotsk and the skies above. Guests will enjoy warm, friendly service and meals featuring delicious, local seafood.
How to get there?
From Okhotsk Monbetsu Airport: Take a bus bound for Monbetsu Bus Terminal and get off at Monbetsu Bus Terminal (about 15 min). It is about 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit Route 450 (Asahikawa-Monbetsu Expressway) at Kamikawa Tenmaku IC and continue along Route 273 for about 1 min (1 km), then Route 273 for about 100 min (90 km). Head towards Monbetsu Bus Terminal.
Grand Park Otaru
Located in Western Hokkaido and only 30 minutes away from the capital city of Sapporo, the five-star Grand Park Otaru is home to 296 modern guestrooms infused with subtle touches of Japanese heritage. A fine showcase of the freshest local and international fare takes centrestage at its five restaurants and bar offering sumptuous buffet spreads, authentic Japanese cuisine, creative sushi specialties, homemade pastries and chic cocktails. The hotel oversees the breathtaking Ishikari Bay and counts as its neighbours the JR Otaru Chikko station, quaint local shops as well as Wing Bay Otaru, one of Hokkaido’s largest shopping malls.
How to get there?
From JR Otaru Chikko Station: About 5 min on foot.
From New Chitose Airport: About 65 min by JR rapid train.
From Sapporo Station: About 25 min.
By car: About 2 min from Sasson Expressway Otaru IC.
Noboribetsu Manseikaku
This spa resort hotel is located at the entrance to the Noboribetsu hot spring resort, and amenities include an open-air bath and tennis court.
How to get there?
From Noboribetsu Station (JR Muroran Line): 10 min by taxi; 17 min by bus.
By car: 8 min from Hokkaido Expressway Noboribetsu-Higashi IC.

For those visiting from Sapporo, the Noboribetsu Yu-Yu Liner is very convenient as it runs to the hotel. One way fare is JPY 1,000 for both children and adults.
Please book by 18:00 three days prior.
To make a reservation, contact the Noboribetsu Yu-Yu Liner Operation Center at 011-223-1888 (open year round, 9:00-18:00) http://bigruns.com/noboribetsu.html
Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya
This inn is packed with Aomori culture! Enjoy its signature hot spring bath, local cuisine, festival, and locally-brewed sake as you soak your body and soul in the Aomori spirit.

- Jawamegu Show
Watch the popular Jawamegu show held free of charge every night. Everyone will surely have a great time watching performances by the Aomori Nebuta Festival band, traditional performances of southern Tohoku's folk songs, and an amazing shovel shamisen performance!
How to get there?
From Misawa Station (JR Tohoku Main Line): 10 min on foot or 3 min by taxi.

Shuttle Service
Hachinohe Station/Shin-Aomori Station == Hotel
The free shuttle bus is reservation only (at least 3 days before scheduled accommodation date). Please create a reservation form and submit it in English.
▶Create Reservation Form
The free shuttle bus has a fixed number of seats.
For guests using this service, please make a reservation early.
Urakawa Yushun Village Aeru
You can enjoy horseback riding, trekking through the magnificent natural setting of Hidaka.
How to get there?
From Hidaka-horobetsu Station (JR Hidaka Main Line): About 10 min by taxi.
Hoshino Resorts Oirase Keiryu Hotel
The exclusive hotel situated beside the Oirase Mountain Stream, a base spot for walking tour of the mountain stream. High quality hot spring water coming from Mt. Hakkoda is abundantly flowing in the hotel's large communal bath. A huge impressive fireplace designed by Taro Okamoto (an artist 1911-1996) is placed in the lounge.
How to get there?
From Hachinohe Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen), West Exit: Take an Oirase-go Bus bound for Towadako to Yakeyama bus stop (90 min), and it is 1 min on foot from there.

The free shuttle bus is reservation only (at least 3 days before scheduled accommodation date). Please create a reservation form and submit it in English.
Create Reservation Form
The free shuttle bus has a fixed number of seats.
For guests using this service, please make a reservation early.
WeSpa Tsubakiyama
This hilltop amusement resort overlooks the beautiful Sea of Japan, surrounded by the World Heritage Shirakami Mountains. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Sea of Japan from the observatory deck. Western-style buildings such as the cottages, restaurant and souvenir shop are especially popular. The private cottages are a suitable choice for families and groups.
How to get there?
From Shin-Aomori Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): Take the JR Resort Shirakami train to WeSpa-Tsubakiyama Station (about 166 minutes). Immediate access from there.
By car: Exit the Akita Expressway at Noshiro-minami IC and continue along Route 7 for about 5 minutes (2 km), then Route 101 for about 60 minutes (59 km). Look for WeSpa Tsubakiyama signs.
Hotel Route-Inn Yurihonjyo
This hotel is located at the intersection of Route 7 and Route 105. Relax in large shared artificial radium hot spring baths and enjoy complimentary breakfast. Free parking available. All rooms have free Wi-Fi and air purifying machines.
How to get there?
From Ugo-Honjo Station (JR Uetsu Line): Take the bus to Yuri Shinkokyoku-mae (about 10 minutes). About 3 minutes on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Nihonkai-Tohoku Expressway at Honjo IC and continue along Route 107 for about 10 minutes (5 km).
Spa & Resort Hotel Akinomiya Sanso
Akinomiya Sanso is located in Akita's oldest hot spring area. Guests can enjoy abundantly flowing hot spring water in 7 types of baths.
How to get there?
From Yokobori Station (JR Ou Line): About 20 minutes by taxi. Alternatively, take the bus bound for Akinomiya Sanso and get off at Akinomiya Sanso Bus Stop (about 30 minutes). About 1 minute on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Yuzawa-Yokote Road at Ogachikomachi IC and continue along Route 108 for about 20 minutes (18 km).
Yamano Ofurumai Shinzantei
Our hotel is a traditional Japanese style hotel situated in a calm atmosphere and well known for its cuisine that includes; grilled seafood and a one-pot meal enjoyed whilst sitting around a hearth. Traditional Japanese meals can also be served in your guestroom. Reservation required.
How to get there?
From Hachinohe Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) West Exit: Take the bus bound for Towadako (Lake Towada) and get off at Towadako Bus Stop (Approx. 140 min). About 4 min on foot from there.
Lamp no Yado Aoni Onsen
This is a solitary two-story wooden building, lit up by lanterns and located in a valley. There are baths for men and women (separate bathing) in the main building and open-air baths in the outside space.
How to get there?
From Aomori Airport: Take the bus bound for Hirosaki and get off at Hirosaki Bus Terminal (about 55 minutes). Then take the bus to Kuroishi (about 45 minutes). Then take the bus bound for Nurukawa and get off at Niji-no-Ko Koen (about 35 minutes). About 15 minutes by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Kuroishi IC and continue along Route 102 for about 30 minutes (18 km).

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