Dormy Inn Premium Sapporo is an excellent mid-range hotel located on the Tanukikoji Shopping Arcade just a short walk from Odori Subway Station. Guest rooms are furnished with everything you might need for a short stay in Sapporo, and the hotel’s facilities include a restaurant, a self-service laundromat, and a spa.
Convenient for both the Odori and Susukino subway stations and also close to the Sapporo Streetcar network this location is highly accessible and a great base for exploring the city.
Dormy Inn Premium Sapporo has 168 guest rooms over 9 floors. Rooms come with single, double, or twin beds and are simply and comfortably furnished. Standard facilities include air conditioning, a TV with satellite channels, a refrigerator, a writing desk and telephone, an electric kettle with tea making facilities, a negative ion hair dryer, and slippers.
Private bathrooms are supplied with a full set of towels, shampoo, conditioner, soap, shaving razors, combs, toothbrushes, and air freshener. Free wired and wireless internet access is available in all guest rooms. All guest rooms are strictly non-smoking, but there are designated smoking booths on the 1st, 2nd, 6th, and 9th floors.
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Breakfast & Dining
Breakfast is available in the 1st floor restaurant Kita no Daidokoro from 6.30 to 9.30 with last entry at 9.00. Breakfast consists of an all-you-can eat buffet with both Western and Japanese items, including plenty of fruit, eggs, vegetables, seafood, salad, bread, rice, juice, and soup. Breakfast costs 2,000 yen for adults, 1,000 yen for children aged between 3 and elementary school age, and is free for children aged 2 or under.
As a special service free soba (buckwheat) noodles are available every night at the 1st floor restaurant between 21.30 and 23.00.
For other meals this hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the many dining venues of the Susukino entertainment district. Close by the hotel are several casual izakaya style eateries, yakiniku grill restaurants, cafes, and restaurants serving Sapporo-style curry, noodles and shabu-shabu. Ganso Ramen Yokocho is a famous alleyway of ramen noodle shops which is a 10 minute walk from this hotel.
Other Services & Facilities
The reception desk is open 24 hours a day and reception staff speak English as well as Japanese. Check-in time is from 15.00 and check-out time is by 11.00. Luggage can be stored at reception before checking in and after checking out.
The following items can be borrowed from reception: ironing equipment, a trouser press, a lamp stand, a mobile phone charger, and a wheelchair.
This hotel has its own spa on the 2nd floor with communal bathing areas separated by gender. There are heated indoor and outdoor baths, a cold bath, a massage corner, and a sauna. The spa is open from 15:00 to 10:00 the following day. Massages are available from 17.00 to 25.00 and can be booked at reception.
There is a self-service laundromat with washing machines and dryers on the 2nd floor. The washing machines are free to use and the dryers are coin-operated and cost 100 yen for a 30 minute spin.
Dry cleaning and laundry services are available at reception for a fee.
Soft drinks vending machines are available on the 1st, 2nd, 6th and 9th floors.
The hotel has a parking lot which costs 1,500 yen per night.
Dormy Inn Premium Sapporo is a 5 minute walk from Odori Station on the Toho, Tozai, and Namboku Subway lines giving guests easy access to Sapporo’s entire subway transit network. This hotel is also 4 minutes from Shiseikan-Shogakko-Mae Station on the Sapporo Streetcar network. This location is convenient for Odori Park, the Susukino entertainment district, and Sapporo TV Tower.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.