The Otarunai Backpackers Hostel Morinoki
[Feels Like Home] Good for Free and Independent Travelers.
MorinoKi is the first Backpackers Hostel in Hokkaido established in 1999.
Budget Accommodations in Otaru Hokkaido JAPAN.
[Cozy Atmospheres] Using the old Japanese house. Comfortable Japanese-style hostel.
Please make yourself at home freely. Also Good for the nap. We have dog & cat in the hostel.
[Check-in] from 15:00 to 22:00.
We may not be able to look after your baggages before check-in (15:00). Because our hostel is close until 15:00.
If you arrive before 15:00, you need to clarify your time of arrival. Baggage keeping before 15:00 is charged a fee. (200yen /per person)
Check out time: 10:00. Curfew 24:00. Thank you for your cooperation.
Dormitory style Hostel.
Kitchen Self-Catering. No extra charge for Heating in winter.
Good for long stayers.
Good for Otaru sightseeing. Otaru Canal & Sakai-machi nearby.
Day Trip from Otaru to Niseko, Yoichi, Shakotan Peninsula,and Sapporo
Kitchen Self-Catering / Shower / Laundry / Internet / WiFi / No TV / Free car Parking / English speaking staff / no-smoking / dogs & cat
For those who are thinking of learning Japanese language to communicate with the locals.
The classes are given in The Otarunai Backpackers' Hostel Morinoki.
All Rooms are no-smoking.
No public telephone. No TV (A general TV program is not seen)
No air conditioner
"Peg" and "Log" is Host Dogs (Receptionist?). Dog species is Welsh Corgi Pembroke. There are them in room. They may bark, but never bite. Please play them without being afraid.
If you are late for check-in time....
You have to telephone me by 6:00 p.m. on the day. Your reservation is canceled when there is no connection from you.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Hot Tub
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
*From JR Otaru station.
(You can ask for directions to the hostel at the Tourist Information Center in Otaru Station.)
Walk out of the station and turn right (towards Sapporo.)
Please turn left at the 'Hanazono-Jujigai (Hanazono crossing). There is 'AU shop' on the corner.
Walk approx 300 meters and there will be a Torii (entrance to a Shinto Shrine) at the bottom of a hill. Just before the Torii there will be a road to your right with a stone wall. Turn here.
Walk along the wall and Morinoki hostel will be on the left hand side.
It takes about 20 minutes on foot from JR Otaru station.
*From JR Minami-Otaru station.
[This Direction has many ups and downs. I do not recommend it particularly in winter.]
Please go down the left slope of the exit. （You can see JOMO G.S. when you go straight.）
Please go straight on the traffic light.（You can see a dentistry when you go straight.）
Please turn right at this crossing.
Please turn left at the next.
It is a rapid slope.
You can see big stone wall when you go straight.
This is morinoki.
It takes about 10 minutes on foot from JR Minami-Otaru station.
16 minutes on foot from JR Otaru Station.
20 minutes on foot from Ferry terminal.
10 minutes on foot from JR Minami-Otaru Station.
5 minutes walk to 'SAKAI-MACH STREET' & 'SUSHI STREET'.
10 minutes walk to 'OTARU CANAL'.