ACTIVITIES FOR STAYINGExclusive Experiences for Our Guests

The Sapporo Grand Hotel offers several experiences to our guests
to make your stay more enjoyable.

  • Sushi Roll Making Experience

    Japanese food is listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage with UNESCO, and is the dietary culture of Japan. Preparation techniques enhance the flavors of the ingredients, things such as seasonal flowers and leaves decorate dishes, and plates that suit the season are used to help people enjoy the four seasons.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      2 - 4 people
      (*This lesson is not private)

    • Times and days

      1) 13:00 pm - on Weekdays only
      2) 17:00 pm - on Weekdays only
      (*Two lessons a day)
      (*Not available on Saturdays, Sundays and Japanese holidays)

    • Venue

      Sapporo Grand Hotel 4F, Main Bldg. Garden Dining WARAKU

    • Lesson summary

      Japanese food etiquette lesson
      Sushi roll making experience
      Commemorative photo
      Japanese Traditional Dine

    • Price

      ¥8,000 per person(incl. tax and service charge)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of the day before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the day of the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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  • Kimono Experience

    Kimono are an emblematic part of Japanese culture born out of a long history and tradition. You can be fitted for a kimono in the hotel's clothing shop, and then wear it while sightseeing in Sapporo.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      1 - 5 people
      (*This lesson is not private) *Ladies only

    • Times and days

      From 10:00 am to 17:00 pm on Weekdays only (except Wednesdays)
      (*Not available on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays,Japanese holidays and year-end and New Year holidays)

    • Venue

      Sapporo Grand Hotel Main Building 3rd Floor BIBI

    • Lesson summary

      Rental Kimono Fitting
      After fitting, You can stay out until 18:30 pm on the day of the lesson with the KIMONO on
      *If it is soiled or damaged, any costs will be billed.
      No preparations are necessary for a fitting.
      Footwear and tabi socks are loaned at no charge.
      Kimono Fitting 30 minutes
      *Extra experience Make-up, Hair setting 30 minutes

    • Price

      Kimono Fitting 8,640 JPY per person (includes tax)
      *Extra experience Make-up, Hair setting 4,320 JPY per person (includes tax)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of the 3 days before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the 3 days before the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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  • Yukata Experience

    Yukata is a type of kimono that developed as an alternative to a bathrobe worn after bathing, and became standard summer wear to cope with the heat.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      1 - 5 people
      (*This lesson is not private)
      (*Male Yukata is also available)
      *Yukata are also rented for men.

    • Times and days

      From 10:00 am to 17:00 pm on Weekdays only
      (*Not available on Saturdays, Sundays, Japanese holidays and year-end and New Year holidays)

    • Venue

      Nanairo Building 4th Floor, 4-chome Minami Nijonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

    • Lesson summary

      Yukata Fitting (includes hair setting)
      After fitting, you can stay out until 18:30 that day
      *If it is soiled or damaged, any costs will be billed.
      No preparations are necessary for a fitting.
      Yukata Fitting (includes hair setting) 45 minutes

    • Price

      Yukata Fitting 5,184 JPY per person (includes tax)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of the 3 days before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the 3 days before the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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  • Tea Ceremony (Urasenke) Experience

    The art of the tea ceremony, known as ""sado"" or ""cha-no-yu,"" in Japanese, is the art of serving powdered matcha green tea to guests in the traditional Japanese style.
    This time we are offering a tea ceremony experience in the Urasenke-style, the most prevalent in Japan.
    Please enjoy Tea ceremony which is the traditional Japanese culture, hospitality heart through the Urasenke.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      2 - 6 people
      (*This lesson is not private)

    • Times and days

      From 9:00 am to 20:00 pm on a daily basis

    • Venue

      Seishodo Yamashita
      Kita 2-jo Nishi 14-chome 3-11 Chuo-ku, Sapporo

    • Lesson summary

      Tea Ceremony Experience
      (*Please bring a pair of socks)

    • Price

      ¥3,564 per person (incl. tax and materials)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of the 7 days before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the 7 days before the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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  • Sake experience

    Now gaining worldwide attention, sake is made in a very delicate, complex way compared to other brewed beverages. This program gives you the chance to learn about the history of sake and how it is made as well as take a taste test.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      3 - 10 people
      (*Adults Only)
      (*This lesson is not private) *Limited to over 20 years old

    • Times and days

      1) From 13:00 pm to 14:30 pm on a daily basis
      2) From 15:30 pm to 17:00 pm on a daily basis
      (* Two lessons a day )

    • Venue

      Conference room on 4th floor of East Building at Sapporo Grand Hotel

    • Lesson summary

      Learn about sake history and brewing process, taste and compare sakes (1.5 hours)

    • Price

      ¥5,000 per person(incl. tax and materials)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of the 2 days before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the day before the lesson day
      50% - the one day before the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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  • Japanese origami Lesson

    With one piece of square paper, an infinite number of possible forms can be brought forth this is the appeal of Origami. Experience the unique creativity of Japan.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      2 - 4 people
      (*This lesson is not private)

    • Times and days

      From 11:00 am to 17:00 pm on a daily basis

    • Venue

      Conference room on 4th floor of East Building at Sapporo Grand Hotel

    • Lesson summary

      Make two origami forms. Includes a drink.

    • Price

      ¥800 per person (incl. tax and materials)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of one day before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the day of the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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  • Japanese Flower Arrangement Lesson (Ikebana)

    Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement. The lesson introduces tips for selecting seasonal flowers and foliage, as well as the basics of ikebana.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      2 - 5 people
      (*This lesson is not private)

    • Times and days

      From 11:00 am to 12:00 noon on the first and third Tuesday and Friday of every month

    • Venue

      Conference room on 4th floor of East Building at Sapporo Grand Hotel

    • Lesson summary

      Tips for selecting flowers and the basics of ikebana

    • Price

      ¥3,564 per person (incl. tax and materials)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of the 7 days before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the 3 days before the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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  • "ZAZEN" Experience at a Temple

    This program introduces participants to aspects of traditional Japanese culture, including a tea ceremony and seated Zen meditation, known as zazen, which emphasizes harmonization of the body, mind and breathing.

    Plan details

    • No. of participants

      3 - 15 people
      (*This lesson is not private)

    • Times and days

      1) From 13:30 pm to 15:30 pm on Thursday only
      2) From 15:00 pm to 17:30 pm on Thursday only
      ( * Two lessons a day )

    • Venue

      Tendoji Temple, Kita 23-jo Nishi 9-chome 2-13, Kita-ku, Sapporo

    • Lesson summary

      Zen meditation (2.5 hours)
      Tea ceremony
      Temple tour
      Calligraphy writing
      Free gift

    • Price

      3 – 5 people: ¥10,000 (incl. tax and materials)
      6 – 9 people: ¥8,000 (incl. tax and materials)
      10 – 15 people: ¥6,000 (incl. tax and materials)

    • Reservation

      Please make a reservation by 17:00 pm of the 5 days before the lesson day

    • Cancellation

      100% - the 1 day before the lesson day
      80% - the 2 days before the lesson day
      50% - the 3 days before the lesson day

    • Notes

      *The price will be charged to your hotel bill.
      *Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are therefore subject to availability.

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