TRAVEL GUIDE

Ideally located in the center of Sapporo, the hotel can easily be accessed from JR Sapporo station and the subways.
The hotel is also directly connected to the Sapporo Ekimae-dori Underground Walkway which allows smooth access to the hotel regardless of the weather.

〒060-0001 North 1, West 4, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido

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AROUND HOTEL

Hotel Neighborhood

  • Former Hokkaido Government Building

    Known in Hokkaido as "Akarenga" or "Red Bricks" from which the building is built. Lit up at night, the building is a beautiful sight to see.

    5-minute walk from the hotel /Nishi 6-chome, Kita 3-jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

  • Sapporo Clock Tower

    A famous symbol of Sapporo, this historic building continues to sound off at every hour to accurately announce the time. The clock tower also features a small museum.

    5-minute walk from the hotel / Nishi 2-chome, Kita 1-jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

  • Odori Park

    A lush green public park that stretches approximately 1.4km from Nishi 1-chome to Nishi 12-chome. Several events are held here as well.

    5-minute walk from the hotel / Nishi 1-chome to 12-chome, Odori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

Historic Sites

  • Historical Village of Hokkaido

    This outdoor museum was built on the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Hokkaido. The village recreates the industries, lifestyles and cultures of Hokkaido's frontier period in three chronological periods: Meiji, Taisho and early Showa eras.

    Approximately 40 minutes from the hotel by subway and bus / Konopporo 50-1,Atsubetsu-cho, Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo

  • Hokkaido University

    Opened as the Sapporo Agricultural College in 1876. The historical buildings together with the elm and gingko trees attract the attention of many tourists. Located on the left of the University's main entrance is the "Elm Forest" information center where you can obtain a map of the campus and enjoy a pleasant walk through the university grounds.

    15-minute walk from the hotel to the university's main gate / Kita 8-jo, Nishi 5-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo

  • Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill

    A statue of Dr. Clark, famous for the phrase, "Boys be ambitious!" stands atop Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill. The sight is recognized nationally for its panoramic views of downtown Sapporo and its pastoral views of grazing sheep.

    Approximately 30 minutes from the hotel by subway and bus / Hitsujigaoka 1, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo (Main Gate)

Nature & Parks

  • Mt. Moiwa and the Moiwayama Ropeway

    With an elevation of 531m, Mt. Moiwa is positioned pretty much in the center of Sapporo. From the peak, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Sapporo's cityscape, Ishikari Bay and the Shokanbetsudake Mountains.

    Approximately 30 minutes from the hotel by streetcar and shuttle bus / Fushimi 5-chome 3-7, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

  • Moerenuma Park

    Moerenuma Park is a sculpture work designed by sculpture artist Isamu Noguchi. The park was reborn from a waste disposal site, transformed over a 23-year period into an art park that represents Sapporo. The grand scale of this project earned it the name "landscape sculpture" and the visitors can enjoy a different expression of the park depending on the time of the day and season.

    Approximately 40 minutes from the hotel by subway and bus / Moerenuma-koen 1-1, Higashi-ku, Sapporo

  • Maruyama Zoo

    Opened as the 10th largest zoo in Japan in 1951. Its origin stems from Sapporo City hosting a travelling zoo for Tokyo's Ueno Zoo. The zoo raises and exhibits mammals, birds and reptiles. Within its premises is the "Forest of the Zoo", an area of approximately 2ha. The Maruyama Zoo is one of the most nature-oriented zoos in Japan.

    Approximately 20 minutes from the hotel by subway and bus / Miyagaoka 3-1, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

Activities

  • Sapporo Beer Museum/Sapporo Beer Garden

    Enjoy a premium tour where you can sample “Fukkoku Sapporo Bakushu”, a unique beer brewed according to the methods used back in 1881. Having the chance to discover the passion that the Japanese forefathers of beer put into their work makes the end product taste that much better. At the beer garden next door, located in a red brick building that once served as a former sugar mill and malt factory, you can savor draft beer together with a specialty dish called Genghis Khan (Mongolian barbecue).

    Approximately 15 minutes from the hotel by bus / Sapporo Garden Park, Kita 7-jo, Higashi 9-chome, Higashi-ku, Sapporo

  • Nijo Fish Market

    The Nijo Market is said to have developed in the early Meiji Period, when fishermen from Ishikari Bay started selling fresh fish at the location. Along the opposite bank of the Sosei River, the row of fish markets ran from Nishi 1-chome to Higashi 2-chome. Gradually, noodle shops, Japanese taverns and greengrocers were opened in the area, laying the foundations for today's Nijo Market. To this day, the market serves the culinary needs of local residents.

    A 15-minute walk from the hotel / Minami 3-jo~Higashi 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

  • Sapporo Olympic Museum

    The museum is located at the foot of the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium which overlooks downtown Sapporo. Its collection includes valuable materials related to the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympic Games. On display are the various equipment of the athletes who participated in successive Olympic Winter Games as well as medals and photos of the various events.

    Approximately 40 minutes from the hotel by subway and bus / Miyanomori 1274, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

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