10. High class business hotel: Richmond Hotel Sapporo Odori (from US$64)
Richmond Hotel Sapporo Odori is strategically located near Odori Station, which serves as a transit station for several subway lines in Sapporo. It is part of the Richmond Hotel group that has numerous hotels not just in Sapporo, but all over Japan.
The hotel provides basic amenities, and breakfast is served buffet-style at the Italian restaurant “MODISH”, located on the 1st storey. Both Japanese and international cuisine can be enjoyed, as well as the famous Sapporo dish, soup curry!
Although lunch and dinner are available at the hotel restaurant too, the streets around Richmond Hotel Sapporo Odori also have various shopping areas and eateries, making this hotel a very convenient one.
9. Right in front of Sapporo Broadway Park - Hotel Resol Trinity Sapporo
Sapporo Broadway Park is one of the popular tourist destinations in Sapporo, with various events held according to the seasons, from summer beer gardens to winter festivals. Located just in front of the nucleus of Sapporo is Hotel Resol Trinity Sapporo, which has direct access to Odori Station.
Not only are basic amenities provided in the rooms, the clean and comfortable rooms provide a great view of Sapporo Odori Park. The scenery, especially during the winter festival illuminations, is magnificent.
Furthermore, an open-air onsen is available at the top floor of the hotel where you can spend a relaxing time while enjoying the view of Sapporo city. Breakfast is served buffet-style with over 30 choices of Japanese and international dishes.
8. Enjoy Jacuzzis and saunas at Art Hotels Sapporo (from US$75)
There are various hotels around the area where Art Hotels Sapporo is located, but this hotel stands out by having a fantastic onsen – not just any onsen, but one with a natural hot spring. With spacious powder rooms and locker rooms, the onsen has Jacuzzis, saunas and even a cold-water bath. It is so popular that the hotel’s onsen is also open to those not staying in the hotel (with an entrance fee of 1,940 JPY / 17.60 USD).
The 25-storey-high hotel building gives you a great view of Sapporo city and the mountains that surround it. Basic amenities are provided and breakfast is served at the hotel’s restaurant with 3 choices available - Japanese cuisine, a Japanese and international buffet, or restaurant “Farm to Table TERRA”, a newly-opened restaurant that serves delectable meals from organic vegetables.
Art Hotels Sapporo is only a minutes’ walk away from the bus stop for the direct limousine bus from New Chitose Airport, making it not only a great choice for a Sapporo vacation but also as the first or last hotel to stay in.