Hotel Keihan Sapporo is a reasonably priced mid-range hotel which is located close by Sapporo Station. Among this hotel’s services and facilities are a hot spring spa, an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, a self-service laundry, and a 24-hour front desk. This hotel has a great reputation for its friendly hospitality and is in an ideal location for a short stay in Sapporo.
Hotel Keihan Sapporo has 200 guest rooms which come with either single, double, twin, or triple beds. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.
All rooms are supplied with a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, a desk and chair, a telephone, free wired and wireless internet access, an electric kettle, tea making facilities, a trouser press, a hair dryer, air freshener and night wear. Bathrooms are supplied with paper tissues, hand soap, body soap, shampoo, conditioner, shaving razors, hair brushes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, towels and a bath mat.
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Breakfast & Dining
Breakfast is served between 6.30 and 10.00 with last entry at 9.30. This is a buffet breakfast which includes both Western and Japanese items and it has plenty of local seafood products, eggs, fruit, vegetables, bread, cakes, cereals, rice, and miso soup. Tea, coffee, milk and juice are also available. Breakfast costs 1,650yen for adults, 900 yen for children of elementary school-age, and is free for pre-school children.
For other meals there are plenty of cafes, sushi shops, ramen noodle stores, and casual izakaya style diners in the area around the hotel. Hotel staff will be happy to recommend the best local restaurants. There is also a 24-hour convenience store just one minute on foot from the hotel where you can buy cheap snacks, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages.
Other Services & Facilities
Hotel Keihan Sapporo has a 24-hour reception desk with friendly staff who speak both Japanese and English.
Check-in time is between 15.00 and 25.00 and check-out time is by 11.00. Baggage can be left at reception before checking in or after checking out.
Irons, baby beds, and mobile phone chargers can be borrowed from reception.
This hotel has a hot spring spa on the 2nd floor with shared baths separated by gender. The hot spring baths are open between 15.00 and 25.00 in the evening and between 6.00 and 10.00 in the morning.
Vending machines and ice-making machines are located on every floor between the 2nd and 14th floors. There is also a microwave oven that guests can use on the 2nd floor.
There is a self-service laundry on the 2nd floor with free washing machines and dryers. Laundry detergent costs 100 yen per wash.
This hotel also has a paid same-day laundry service. Items left at reception by 10.00 will be cleaned and returned by 16.00.
In-room massages can be booked at reception. A 20 minute massage costs 2,160 yen and then another 1,080 yen for every additional 10 minutes.
Hotel Keihan Sapporo is a 3 minute walk from JR Sapporo Station and is also convenient for the campus of Hokkaido University which is a short walk to the north and the Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens which are a short walk to the south.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.