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Top 6 Budget Hotels & Hostels In Sapporo

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Hokkaido’s main city, Sapporo, is among the most popular tourist destinations in Japan. For those intending to travel around the island, or for travelers who want to keep their budget tight, finding a cheap yet comfortable hotel might be difficult. Here are our picks for places to stay in Sapporo that offer fantastic service at reasonable prices.

1. Untapped Hostel

Untapped Hostel is a guest house in a Japanese café, located in a quiet area near Hokkaido University. It's conveniently located just one minute from Kita 18-Jo Station, and five minutes from Sapporo Station via subway.

Rooms in Untapped Hostel are dormitory-style with wooden beds. A kitchen and living room are also available, allowing you to cook your own food too. Being a café, however, Untapped Hostel is known for its delicious meals. Breakfast, lunch and dinner can all be enjoyed within the hostel, which serves seasonal dishes cooked from local ingredients.

2. Sapporo Tokyu Rei Hotel

The Susukino area is famous for its nightlife, and is filled with various restaurants and bars. Located close to the area is the Sapporo Tokyu Rei Hotel, only a minute away from Susukino Station.

Various types of rooms are available in Sapporo Tokyu Rei Hotel, including single rooms, deluxe twin rooms, double rooms and suites. Televisions are provided in the rooms as well as a set of basic amenities. Furthermore, vending machines are located on every floor. Breakfast is served buffet-style at the hotel’s restaurant, with various breads, salad, Japanese dishes and desserts to choose from.

3. Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo

Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo is conveniently located only two minutes from Sapporo Subway Station, and you can enjoy the great Sapporo night view from your room.

Edelhof means “manor house” in German, and the hotel is designed based on the former Hokkaido Regional Forestry Office. It aims to create the luxurious atmosphere of 19th Century Vienna. Various types of room are available in the hotel, and all of them are non-smoking rooms, making them clean and comfortable. To add to that, all rooms are at least 60 meters (197 ft) high, giving a splendid view of the city.

A natural hot spring is available on the 14th floor, which includes Jacuzzis and saunas. A convenience store is also located on the first floor, so there's no need to step out of the hotel even when hungry at night!

4. Rasso Life Stage Hotel

Rasso Life Stage Hotel has an exterior that looks more like an office building than a hotel. In fact, the hotel rooms are only located on the sixth and seventh levels of the building. A fitness club, called Life Stage, is located on floors three to five. A library space is located on the sixth floor, where numerous magazines and guide books are available.

Various plans are available at Rasso Life Stage Hotel, depending on whether you're planning to have breakfast or not. Breakfasts are served buffet-style with over 50 choices of dishes available, including Hokkaido’s famous soup curry as well as the coveted red caviar! Regardless of the plan, you can use the onsen (hot spring) for free.

5. Hotel Resol Trinity Sapporo

Odori Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sapporo, with various events held according to the seasons, such as summer beer gardens and winter festivals. Located just in front of this nucleus of Sapporo is Hotel Resol Trinity Sapporo, which also enjoys direct access from Odori Station.

Rooms are clean and comfortable and feature basic amenities. You can also enjoy great views of Odori Park. The vistas are fantastic, especially during the illuminations of the winter festival.

Head to the top floor of the hotel and you can enjoy relaxing in the open-air onsen. Admire the views of Sapporo as you rest and relax. Breakfast is served buffet-style, with more than 30 choices of Japanese and international dishes.

6. Vessel Inn Sapporo Nakajima Park

Vessel Inn Sapporo Nakajima Park is in a convenient location with various convenience stores and eateries around it. A popular hotel with both business guests and tourists, it's surrounded by facilities and historical architecture.

The rooms in Vessel Inn Sapporo Nakajimakoen are designed in a luxurious manner. In addition to the basic amenities, you'll find a special pack that includes face wash, face masks and soothing bath salts. Don’t worry about keeping on top of your washing: 24-hour coin-operated laundry facilities are available.

The hotel serves a magnificent breakfast in the lounge each day. Early risers needn’t worry, as breakfast is from as early as 6:30 a.m. You’ll find a wide selection in the buffet-style breakfast, including salad, fruit, yogurt and freshly baked bread. Even better, there's a wide choice of seafood available too! With squid, prawns, scallops and the popular red caviar, you can start the day with your very own seafood donburi (Japanese rice bowl dish with ingredients on top)!

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