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Iruka Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a quaint hotel with simple Western-style rooms and a warm and helpful owner, as well as stunning views over the sea. Good budget option for those visiting Shiretoko, located just outside Utoro.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The hotel is small but the room was very clean and felt just like home. The food was very good and the staff were the best hotel staff I ever met. Their service were outstanding. The view of the ocean is nice especially during sunset, During night time they have a telescope and you can see the moon via the...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here only one night but really enjoyed it. The place is simple and clean with friendly staff. The fittings and bed duvets are a little tired and they don't have double beds, but not really a problem. If you're on the oceanview side the views are AMAZING!! Night and day we loved having the curtains open! We also...

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1Thank Georgia R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The first disappointment was the 'ocean view' room. It turned out to be ground floor, with most of the window covered in reflective coating, otherwise people can look inside the room. But this meant we couldnt really see the outside either. Don't be fooled by the free drink vouchers, as they serve watered down orange drink with sugar, not the...

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2Thank Jee K
Seoul
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Look past the (slightly tacky) paintings of dolphins on the exterior and you'll find a cute little hotel, on the water. There's a large deck overlooking the water. You get a free welcome drink (good for wine or ice cream too!). The pizza at the restaurant is pretty decent. Breakfast is traditional Japanese, but there is also coffee and toast....

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1Thank MrN00dles
Seremban, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Our room is spacious for four person, it is very comfortable and with very nice views towards the cape and sea. It might be good if you are driving to this place as public transport might need you to walk for a while to the hotel.

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 2 January 2016

It was not easy to encounter drift ice in January; however, it was the highlight of my travel in Hokkaido. During half a month, I inquired of all hotels about drift ice available. It was IRUKA hotel that replied me every day. Wearing dry suit, I set off from IRUKA hotel's terrace, where Sea of Okhotsk was right before my...

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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

I tried to book an ice diving plan with Iruka for February. I originally emailed them three months ago, in English (as their website and other blogs claim they have English services), but got no response. A week ago I emailed them in Japanese to which they responded very coldly saying they were full. I replied noting my original email...

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Thank Tamatha R
Wales
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Nice little place on the outskirts of Shiretoko National Park. Clean and tidy, and lovely staff. The dog is incredible too, a real cheeky character. Mare sure you don't miss the turn, especially in the dark otherwise you'll end up at a dead end (like we did).

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2Thank AJP77
Malaysia
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is a small b&b hotel run by a friendly lady who speaks a little English and her son in Utoro onsen. There is also a resident poodle by the name of Akuri which can be seen and heard in the hotel sometimes. We booked a tatami style twin room with fabulous views of the Okhotsk Sea. The hotel is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Iruka Hotel

Address: 5 Utoronishi, Shari-gun, Shari-cho 099-4354, Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Shari-gun > Shari-cho
Price Range: £78 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Iruka Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Don't come here, stay elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles JeeT975, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with sea and cape views are good.”
 of 5 bubbles CH_1987, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Floors on the 3rd floor have the best sea views and less cooking smell in the corridor when the kitchen is operating in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles GlobeTrekker6, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms faces the ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles eTaka, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
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