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Hotel Nord Otaru

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8.4

Good (2,158 ratings)

Otaru, Japan - 

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Nearby Otaru Canal

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1.12 km Otaru Music Box Museum

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1.5 km Shin Nihonkai Ferry

Hotel Overview

Hotel Nord Otaru, located in a picturesque and conveniently accessible area, delivers a blend of comfort and local charm. Ratings and reviews from guests who have stayed at the hotel highlight a range of experiences, both positive and negative.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Scenic Location: Situated by the water, it offers breathtaking views and a tranquil atmosphere.
  2. Spacious Rooms: Guests appreciate the roomy accommodations that add to the comfort of their stay.
  3. Attentive Staff: Many reviews commend the staff for their helpfulness and friendliness, enhancing guest experiences.
  4. Cleanliness: The cleanliness of the hotel gets high marks, making for a pleasant and hygienic stay.
  5. Proximity to Attractions: Its location is convenient for exploring local sights and amenities, making it a great base for tourists.
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Area for improvement

  1. Outdated Decor: Some guests feel that the hotel's interior could benefit from a modern update.
  2. Costly Parking: The parking fee is mentioned as being on the higher side, which could add up for guests staying multiple nights.
  3. Limited Dining Options: The on-site dining options are sometimes described as limited, pushing guests to look elsewhere for meals.
  4. Noise Levels: A few reviews point out that sound insulation could be improved to ensure a more peaceful stay.
  5. Sparse Amenities: Comparatively, the hotel offers fewer amenities than some guests expect, affecting their overall satisfaction.

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Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

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Total 2,158 Reviews

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8.1

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booking

1,172 Reviews

8.1 / 10

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expedia

986 Reviews

8.8 / 10

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Location was mentioned 298 times

4% Negative82% Positive

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Leslie Lee4 months ago
5/5Google icon

Hotel Nord Otaru, situated alongside the canal, provided an excellent experience. The spacious room accommodated our needs, offering comfort with a cozy bed and pillows, ensuring a good night's rest after our skiing activities. In close proximity, numerous shops line the street, offering confectionery snacks, cakes, and biscuits. The hotel staff were exceptionally helpful, providing clear directions when asked about nearby shops. Convenient parking was available at the hotel, costing ¥1,200 for the night. Despite a momentary lapse in misplacing my room card, the hotel's reception promptly returned it when I inquired, showcasing excellent customer service. Kudos to the staff!

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Julie J4 months ago
4/5Google icon

Hotel Nord is conveniently located at the Otaru Canal. Opting for canal view was perfect as we got to see the canal and snowy night from our sofa & bed. It was walking distance to many of Otaru's eateries and shopping. Full amenities and room was spacious for up to 3 people with 4 luggage/bags. It has free valet parking. There was a microwave at the lobby for you to use. The room decor was dated but still well-kept and clean. The walls were rather thin, we could hear conversations along the room corridor. But I'll return for the canal views and proximity to canal and shops in Otaru.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 98

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Number of floors 6

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1996

WiFi Quality

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93

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29

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42

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Otaru Canal

Nearby

Otaru Music Box Museum

1.12 km

Shin Nihonkai Ferry

1.5 km

Otaru Tenguyama Ropeway

2 km

Otaru Aquarium

3 km

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Getting around

Otaru Station

630 m

Inaho Station

10 km

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Airports Nearby

New Chitose Intl. Airport (CTS)

38.5 km

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Restaurants

小樽ビール 小樽倉庫No.1

210 m

おたる政寿司 ぜん庵

210 m

麻ほろ

350 m

Otaru Iso

210 m

小樽港湾センターシーサイドイン

280 m

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Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.4 - $1.1

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Coffee

$2.6 - $3.7

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Beer 0.5L

$1.7 - $1.8

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$3 - $12.3

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.3 - $2.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.1 - $2

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$18.4 - $30.6

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$4.9 - $12.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$3.7 - $4.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.8 - $1

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Public transport, monthly pass

$27 - $61.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1 - $1.1

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$15.3 - $25

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$46.6 - $49

Weather In Otaru

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Air Quality

Good

PM2.510

PM1019

19

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Air quality is acceptable and pollution poses no health risk. Enjoy outdoor activities as normal.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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