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Shin Nihonkai Ferry from/to Otaru Port

7-2 Chikko | Katsunai Pier, Otaru 047-0008, Hokkaido
+81 134-22-6191
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Our room was amazing. but the 2nd night was a nightmare

We probably had one of the best rooms on the ship, right in front, it was large, big bathroom... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Nancy H
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Victoria, Canada
If in the area have a look

The outside of the building is impressive from a modern building view and it is next to the cruise... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Paul A
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
28 Nov 2017
“Our room was amazing. but the 2nd night was a nightmare”
14 Sep 2016
“If in the area have a look”
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7-2 Chikko | Katsunai Pier, Otaru 047-0008, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We probably had one of the best rooms on the ship, right in front, it was large, big bathroom, living room and bedroom. well appointed. the ship really was beautiful. The food was excellent, however no one spoke English and it was very frustrating. I...More

1  Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

The outside of the building is impressive from a modern building view and it is next to the cruise terminal.

1  Thank Paul A
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Ferries starting their cruise trip crossing the Japan Sea to cities like Nigata and back for one week used this Shin Nihonkai Ferry Pier as their embarkation and disembarkation points. Most of the cruise trips were full and you could paid more for better facilitated...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

The ferries are clean, reliable and safe. It's well worth it to pay the extra $20 to get a Tourist 'B' ticket.... semi-private bunks. The cheapest, Tourist 'J' is in big tatami rooms where there is no privacy and your sleep quality is dependent upon...More

1  Thank Takoyaki47
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Shin Nihonkai ferry can be great for Japanese people but turned out to be a very bad experience for us who don't speak japanese. When we arrived at 10pm to take the 00:30 ferry (found on their online documentation in english), we've been "told" (nobody...More

5  Thank Caroline L
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

we took the ferry from the City of Nigata on the Japanese Sea - left Friday and returned Wednesday. Friday - ferry was fully packed going but only half full coming back. this makes a big difference. we had a Japanese tatami mat room going...More

3  Thank johntaro
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