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Hokkaido Hotels

Pension Rausukuru

  • 74 Kaigan Map It
  • Shiretoko National Park
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Sleep like a (Canadian) log
  • Quiet in the nontouristy fishing community of Rausu

Cons

  • 40-minute drive to Utoro and sights
  • Sea views disrupted by phone lines

Updated 08/08/2013

Fodor's Review

This big, comfortable Canadian log house close to a tiny harbor on the Rausu side of the peninsula has soft beds and rooms with private sink and toilet. Wildlife photographs cover the walls, and you'll need a fish reference book to identify everything at the dinner that's included in the overnight price. Technically on the "wrong" side of the peninsula, this is a good, quiet alternative. Basic English is spoken, but faxed reservations are best. The same family owns sightseeing

boats in Utoro, so guests can book discount cruises. It's 2 miles east of Rausu village but beware: car navigation systems guide you half a mile short.

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Hotel Information

Address:

74 Kaigan, Rausu-cho, Shiretoko National Park, 086-1815, Japan

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Phone:

0153-89–2036

Hotel Details:

  • No credit cards
  • 5 Western style rooms, 7 Japanese-style rooms
  • Some meals

Updated 08/08/2013

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