10. Century Royal Hotel (Sapporo, Hokkaido)
This hotel’s morning buffet is designed to bring out the best flavors of vegetables and brown rice, while offering a taste of Hokkaido’s four seasons.
9. Shiroyama Kanko Hotel (Kagoshima City, Kagoshima)
Enjoy a breathtaking view of Sakurajima over this delicious breakfast, prepared with ingredients locally grown in Kagoshima.
8. Sapporo Grand Hotel (Sapporo, Hokkaido)
This breakfast buffet offers a sampling of grilled items from the dinner menu, along with the hotel’s “special curry” and the chef’s specialty, hamajiru (fisherman’s soup). There are also many Western-style options.
7. Dormy Inn Premium Otaru (Otaru, Hokkaido)
Otaru is famous for sushi, and although the fish market is close by, the Dormy Inn Premium definitely holds its own during breakfast with chirashi sushi and other seafood favorites. There’s ramen and more Western-style options like pancakes, too. Even better, it’s really affordable!
6. Toyama Manten Hotel (Toyama City, Toyama)
Just like its name suggests, the Toyama Manten (Full Mark) Hotel gets a perfect score for variety and value with its scrumptious breakfast buffet, reasonably priced at ¥1,050 (just under US$10).