Otaru (小樽) is a nostalgic port town, with an atmospheric, hilly setting overlooking the Sea of Japan. You will find a plenty of sleeping options, such as budget guesthouses and romantic hotels.

Hotels on Map



Dormy Inn Premium Otaru ♨︎

天然温泉 灯の湯 ドーミーインPREMIUM小樽

1min walk from Otaru Station

Convenient location for travelers by train or bus, this businesslike hotel opposite JR Otaru Station offers onsen and men-only reasonable capsule rooms. Seafood breakfast included in the charge.



7min walk from Otaru Station

Housed in the Old Ethcuya Hotel, established as Hokkaido’s first hotel for foreigners built in 1931, the Unwind Hotel has moth modern rooms and nostalgic atmosphere.

Hotel Sonia Otaru ♨︎


10min walk from Otaru Station

A good place to overnight is this budget inn with lake-front Japanese-style rooms. Shared toilets and indoor onsen.



Little Barrel


10min walk from Minami-Otaru Station / 20min walk from Otaru Station

Converted from an old Western-style hospital (built in 1924) into the lovely guesthouse in Hanazono’s residential area, the Little Barrel has stylish dorms, private rooms and a shared kitchen.

Otarunai Backpackers Hostel Morinoki


10min walk from Minami-Otaru Station / 20min walk from Otaru Station

The charming hostel Morinoki is housed in a century-old folk house close to the Suiten-gu shrine. Mixed and female-only dormitories with shared laundry, shower and kitchen.

Guesthouse Otaru Wanokaze ♨︎

ゲストハウス小樽 和の風

16min walk from Minami-Otaru Station / 20min walk from Otaru Station

In the same building as Taisho-yu (大正湯), Wanokaze offers a budget guesthouse with a Showa-style onsen sento (public bathhouse). There are simple dorms and private rooms. The sento will cost an extra (closed Mon).