5 Popular Hot Spring Hotels in Sapporo
There are many nice and famous tourist spots in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Sightseeing in Sapporo is not only convenient, but there are also many lodgings where you can enjoy a dip in a relaxing hot spring bath! Here are of the most popular hot spring hotels in Sapporo, according to traveler reviews.
1. La'gent Stay Sapporo Odori
La'gent Stay Sapporo Odori is accessible from Odori Station via the Sapporo Municipal Subway, and it is merely a few minutes' walk away from Pole Town, an underground passageway filled with restaurants and stores. It is also near Odori Park on the main streets of Sapporo, making it a very conveniently located hotel. This hotel boasts a 100% natural hot spring. The thick beams and the lanterns hanging from the ceiling in Pon No Yu (3rd floor) gives it a really distinct Japanese feel. It is also famous as a "Bihada No Yu," a type of bath that people believe will make their skin beautiful. The other Pon No Yu (5th floor) has its walls decorated with mosaics of stories and scenery that are unique to Hokkaido, and admiring these artistic endeavors before entering the bath is an enjoyment in itself! Why don't you try either of these baths for an authentic Japanese hot spring experience?
Photo is of the Pon No Yu (3rd floor), with its distinctive Japanese atmosphere.
2. Sapporo Prince Hotel
Located close to the busy Susukino district of Sapporo, the Sapporo Prince Hotel is a convenient 3-minute walk from the Nishi 11-Chome Station on the Tozai Line. This Hotel was built tall and round, making it a very eye-catching landmark. From the nice and cozy Standard Twin Rooms, to the floor-exclusive Royal Suite Rooms located on the 22nd-27th floors, there are a total of 587 guest rooms. It will make an unforgettable experience to stay on one of the higher floors and take in the beautiful night time scenery of Sapporo. The hot spring in this hotel is also said to be good for fatigue recovery and sore muscles, perfect for after a long day of sightseeing. The spacious open-air and indoor baths are sure to make you feel relaxed and refreshed, down to your very bones!
Sapporo Prince Hotel
Sapporo Prince Hotel
3. Premier Hotel -CABIN- Sapporo
Premier Hotel -CABIN- Sapporo is a 7-minute walk from Susukino Station on the Namboku line, or a 10-minute taxi ride from Sapporo Station. This popular turbid hot spring bath has a high sodium chloride content, giving its water a dark brown color that is rare for a hot spring. This also helps to maintain the water temperature so that it is nice and hot, even on a freezing winter day. The morning buffet, which has a spread over 40 dishes to choose from, is recommended. The white rice served here uses locally produced Yumepirika rice grains which are milled in-house. Eggs are brought in fresh directly from farms, and the bread is baked in-house. Have a hearty breakfast so you can prepare yourself fora full day of traveling!
4. Hotel Mystays Premier Sapporo Park
A mere 2 minutes' walk away from the municipal subway Nakajima Koen Station on the Namboku Line, Hotel Mystays Premier Sapporo Park was rebranded from "Art Hotels Sapporo" on October 1st, 2016. The stylish interior of this hotel gives it a really classy atmosphere. There are 11 room types to choose from, from the Superior Single to the Baby Rooms, which families traveling with small children will be really thankful for. Also, on top of using natural spring water, the public bath area is also equipped with sauna rooms and hot tubs, and baby beds and priority showers for families with children are available in the changing rooms. This hotel is recommended for family trips with small children for peace of mind during your travels.
The female open-air baths are also fully equipped.
5. Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo
Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo is a 7-minute walk from the JR Sapporo Station, and it is also relatively near Sapporo's icon, the Sapporo Clock Tower. Its name means "Aristocrats' Residence" in German, and the interior is luxuriously spacious and decorated European-style. Having a height of 60 meters, the view from this hotel is a cut above the rest. On the 14th floor of this hotel is the Karlovy Vary Spa, which is equipped with hot tubs, saunas, open-air baths, and stone saunas, the latter being a very popular option for ladies. Not only can you enjoy a wonderful view of Sapporo from this hotel, but you can also relax and have a good time in the hot spring bath here, which makes for a good reward after a tiring day of walking around Sapporo.
Did reading up about these hotels make you want to stay in one of them? If you are going to spend some time in Sapporo, why don't you choose a nice hot spring hotel from the list above and have a nice, restful evening after a long day of sightseeing? Try them out and let us know which of the hotels you liked!
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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