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Accommodations Surrounded by Grand Nature! Five Select Inns and Lodges in Hokkaido

There are many Western-style inns and lodges in Hokkaido, with its vast open spaces. Here are five recommended places where you can experience farming or are close to highland resorts so you can enjoy the majesty of nature.

1. Matsu House

Matsu House is an entire cottage available for rent near Rusutsu Resort, where you can enjoy activities in the forest and mountain stream in the summer and snow sports in the winter.
The living room has comfortable sofas to relax in so you can enjoy the sun shining in through the windows. The kitchen is equipped with utensils so you can cook for yourself. Accommodates 8.

Languages spoken: English, Russian
Free Wi-Fi: Available throughout the cottage
Barbecue grill available

1. Matsu House

36-190 Izumikawa, Rusutsu, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido

2. Ohisama House

Ohisama House is an inn, where you can relax as if you are at home. It is also close to Rusutsu Resort and has free shuttle services to the ski slopes.
There are standard rooms with dedicated bathrooms and economy rooms with shared showers and toilets. There is a fabulous view of the surrounding mountains from the shared living room.

Free Wi-Fi: Available in guest rooms.
Barbecue grill available

2. Ohisama House

32-18 Izumikawa, Rusutsu-mura, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido

3. Farm Inn Anima no Sato

Farm Inn Anima no Sato is recommended if you wish to experience living on a farm. It is an inn of six rooms made by renovating a building on the farm, so you can stay surrounded by the smell of dirt and pasture.
During your stay, you will encounter horses and sheep that are raised on the farm, as well as Hokkaido squirrels and Ezo red foxes that come to visit. You can also experience activities such as horseback riding (throughout the year) and harvesting potatoes (early to mid-September). In February and March, you'll see newly born lambs, and if you're lucky, you'll be able to see a lamb being born!

Languages spoken: English
Free Wi-Fi: Available throughout the inn

3. Farm Inn Anima no Sato

Konokuchi (Aza Omagari 47), Abashiri-shi, Hokkaido

4. Heart'n Tree

Heart'n Tree, in a lone building atop a hill, is about 40 minutes by car from Kushiro. It is an overnight accommodation that is attached to a farm restaurant where you can enjoy dishes made with local vegetables and milk products.
Accommodations include a guest house and three guest rooms. The guest house has an open air bath where you can soak surrounded by greenery during the day, and under a sky full of stars at night.

Languages spoken: English
Free Wi-Fi: Available in common areas

4. Heart'n Tree

496-4 Aza Setsuri, Tsurui-mura, Akan-gun, Hokkaido

5. Pension Ken & Mary

This is a Western style inn near the popular tourist spot, The Tree of Ken and Mary, in Biei-cho. It is roughly in the middle of Hokkaido and is convenient to get to Asahiyama Zoo and Furano.
Two to four people can stay in each of the seven guest rooms. There is a rustic view typical of Hokkaido from the terrace. The best season to visit is the early summer. You can enjoy panoramic views that seem to go on forever, including fields of flowers, such as red, pink and purple lupine, under the blue sky.

Languages spoken: English
Free Wi-Fi: Available in common areas

5. Pension Ken & Mary

858 Kyosei, Omuraokubo, Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

A stay amidst the great Hokkaido nature is sure to relax your body and soul. Please select the hotel that is best for the time of year you are traveling, and the purpose of your trip.

*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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