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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I tried to make reservation via email and phone call however no avail. When i reached the Toya lake, i took a drive to search for this onsen and found out that it is closed for sometime due to renovation work. I think i should share this info wt the community. According to the man i spoke to, he informed...

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Reviewed 4 March 2016

The Japanese-style room (tatami, woven-straw floors and Japanese futon bedding) we got the room with lake views. This hotel far from bus-station and restaurant area but you can borrow free-use bicycles to tour the area. I like the Hotel Kawanami because private and uncrowded so i could joy the outdoor onsen like its mine.

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toronto
Reviewed 31 August 2014

My family and I stayed here for 3 nights and chose to purchase the seafood meal package. We had lake view from our room which was fantastic. The hotel is quite dated and needs updating (some of the tatami was ripped, some small holes in walls near electrical outlets). The room itself was quite large and all the staff were...

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1Thank thomps21
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We stayed here for one night. This hotel is a quiet hotel with most Japanese visitors. Bad Points 1) The distance from hotel to nearest bus station is about 5 minutes on up and downhill slopes. So if you want to stay in this hotel, either rent a car or drag along a light luggage. 2) This place is definitely...

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1Thank OddEye
Thailand
Reviewed 15 November 2013

there're lots of hotels near lake toya but most seems to be too big and too crowded with lots of tourists. we tried to search for a smaller and quiet hotel with onsen so that we can relax and enjoy the atmosphere. i'm glad we found out about hotel kawanami from tripadvisor. hotel kawanami is really the right choice for...

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Thank Sweetheart19
singapore
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We stayed here for 1 night and lamented not having stayed longer. We stayed in a total of 5 hotels/ryokans during our trip and this was the most value for money. Spacious room, beautiful onsen (go to the outdoor onsen!), great dinner (dinner was held in the restaurant in private rooms so ambience was great). There was nothing more we...

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1Thank icyparadise
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I had a nice email conversation with Mr Kawanami when I booked. As I was arriving after the last bus of the day at Toya station, he very kindly offered to pick me up – super service! My room was large and clean, with a reasonable view of the lake (best ask for a room on the upper floor). At...

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Thank A380fan
Singapore
Reviewed 3 January 2013

The staffs made me feels homely. They are friendly and hospitable. Owner is very good at playing the piano too. The onsen is small and dark. Nothing fantastic on that. Dinner is good but portion too little for me. Had to add extra ingredients to the dinner. A minimart is just beside the hotel. wifi is not available in the...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Very helpful evening staff who has great English and is very good on the piano. Nice onsen, lounge and rooms. The corridors were looking a bit dliapidated though and I hit my head on 3 doorways (not necessarily the hotel's fault). Toyako was a bit of a dissapointment though. There are better onsen towns in hokkaido.

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2Thank Adventurous_Duo28
singapore
Reviewed 18 December 2011

Reservation made with the hotel was quick and prompt. Great hospitality from the owner and all his staff. Travelling on our own, we arrived late in the afternoon from the airport.. Weather was cold and dark then. A courtesy called was made to the hotel prior and we were picked up from JR Toya station by the owner himself. As...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Kawanami

Address: 53 Toyakoonsen, Usu-gun, Sobetsu-cho 052-0107, Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Usu-gun > Sobetsu-cho
Number of rooms: 30
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We were initially hesitant about this hotel because the room had no private bath. Turns out it was the best decision ever because in Hokkaido, you'll usually bath at the communal bath/onsen, so there's no need to pick the rooms with private bath (if this hotel offers any)”
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