Most travelers come Monbetsu (紋別) to take an ice breaker cruise and meet the seals in winter. Also, it is a good base for traveling to Wakkanai along the coastal Okhotsk Line (Route 238).
Hotels on Map
Monbetsu Prince Hotel ♨︎
10min walk from Monbetsu bus terminal / 2min walk from Minamigaoka 1 bus stop
Monbetsu’s most comfortable place to stay is located on the main street, this hotel has both Japanese- and Western-style spruce rooms. Complete with excellent onsen (free to guest) on the basement.
Hotel Okhotsk Palace
1min walk from Monbetsu bus terminal
In a prime location behind the bus terminal, the Okhotsk Palace has spacious ocean-view rooms, with restaurants and a bowling alley. There is a 24-hour food vending machine.