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Hanabishi Hotel
Ranked #33 of 97 Hotels / Ryokan in Hakodate
Reviewed 21 January 2012

As part of our seven-day trip in Hokkaido, we had an overnight stay at Hakodate. Check-in was smooth and we went up to our hotel quickly. The entire complex is divided into several sections though, so be wary of high lift you're taking we they may not go up to your desired floor.

We had two rooms - one for my mother and sisters and one for my father and I. They were supposed to set up the mattresses in our rooms before we entered it, but this was not apparent in mine. The pillows and bed sheets were also not in the cupboards. We had to call the front desk to help with this. Service was very good in the sense that the suited man, although tired, tried is best to set up the room for us.

There are two onsens - one on the first floor and the other on the seventh. We were told we could only use the first floor onsen. The interior was somewhat run-down, but it was a public bathroom so there's not much to expect. There's an indoor bath and an outdoor bath, the latter containing a large cold pool for contrast. It was relaxing but somewhat stuffy, so we only took a few minutes in the baths before we headed for the night. This in turn improved sleep quality drastically.

Breakfast was delicious, although I only have a vague memory of how it tasted as almost all the hotels we stayed at had identical menus. Wi-Fi was available in the lobby for free and the staff spoke, albeit limited, English to get us along.

It does seem to have some flaws, and may not be the best hotel out there on terms of quality, but all in all, it's a good hotel.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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hanako0131, 広報担当マネージャー at Hanabishi Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2012

Dear Mr.Alexsandaer G
Thank you for staying with us.We are very happy to hear you had a sound sleep.On the other hand, we are very sorry to hear that your rooms are not prepared enough, you had the trouble to reach your room and you couldn't use the public bath on the seventh floor.As you say, our hotel has many flaws now.We hope to improve them one by one by referring to the important opinions like yours. Next time you come, our hotel will improve to be the hotel you are satisfied with.So please come back by all means.We are looking forward to welcoming you again.Thank you.

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Address: 1-16-18 Yunokawacho, Hakodate 042-0932, Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Hakodate > Yunokawa Onsen
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Hakodate
Price Range: $149 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hanabishi Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 131
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are in a good location which is within ten minutes' drive from Hakodate Airport.You can enjoy seeing the waterfall and seasonal trees and flowers in the courtyard.There are some rooms with private open-air hot spring.We serve the dishes composed by fresh seafood and vegetables. ... more   less 
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