[OMO5 Otaru by Hoshino Resorts] “Otaru Canal Kotatsu Cruising” where you can enjoy the snowy scenery on a boat with a kotatsu will be held | Period: Saturdays and Sundays only from December 2, 2023 to March 31, 2024
Hot chocolate and petit fromage from Otaru Western confectionery store “LeTAO” are now available
OMO5 Otaru by Hoshino Resorts is a hotel that lets you fully enjoy Otaru on Saturdays and Sundays from December 2, 2023 to March 31, 2024. We will be holding an “Otaru Canal Kotatsu Cruising” where you can enjoy. This year, we will be offering hot chocolate and petit fromage from the Otaru Western confectionery shop LeTAO on board the boat, which has a kotatsu set up exclusively for this program. You can enjoy the snowy scenery and sparkling illuminations while warming up.
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Otaru Canal is a popular tourist spot where 160,000 people use cruising each year. (*) As a new way to enjoy the Otaru Canal, our hotel offers different programs for each season, such as beer on board in the summer and wine in the fall. Winter is the season where you can enjoy the snowy scenery of retro townscapes and illuminations. We devised this program with the hope that you can enjoy sightseeing in Otaru even in winter while relaxing under a kotatsu kotatsu. *Data reference: Number of users in 2019 Provided by Otaru Canal Boat LLC Features of “Otaru Canal Kotatsu Cruising”
1 OMO5 Operates a ship limited to Otaru guests
Usually, the boats that operate on the Otaru Canal have bench seats, but in this program we operate boats with kotatsu. During the approximately 40-minute ride, you can enjoy the snowy scenery and illuminations of the retro townscape to your heart’s content while staying warm under the kotatsu.
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About Otaru Canal Boat LLC
Otaru Canal is a tourist attraction in Otaru, a port town that flourished as the gateway to Hokkaido. We started cruising on the Otaru Canal in 2012. A unique captain will guide you and convey the charm of Otaru, a city of history and romance.
About Otaru Western confectionery store “LeTAO”
“Northern Sweets Manner – A Western confectionery shop established in Otaru, Hokkaido in 1998 with the idea of delivering sweets rooted in the northern land to all over the country.” We offer sweets made with Hokkaido ingredients and manufacturing methods, such as “Double Fromage” and “Royal Montagne,” which have been loved by many people since our founding.
Overview of “Otaru Canal Kotatsu Cruising”
Period: Limited to Saturdays and Sundays from December 2, 2023 to March 31, 2024 Exclusion date: December 30th to December 31st, 2023
Price: 4,800 yen per person (tax included)
Includes: Otaru canal cruising (with kotatsu), LeTAO hot chocolate and petit fromage (plain)
＊OMO5 Transfer from Otaru to Otaru Canal and preparation for boarding 20 minutes, operation time 40 minutes
Capacity: 16 people
Reservation: Until 15:00 on the day on the official website
Note: Menu may change depending on purchasing status.
In the case of bad weather, the tour may be canceled.
What is “OMO”?
“OMO” is a “hot-in-the-town” hotel developed by Hoshino Resorts nationwide. A new type of hotel created by staff who love the city in collaboration with local residents. You’ll come across an unexpected attraction, and before you know it, you’ll even love the city. OMO3 Asakusa was born on July 31, 2023, and is currently operating 15 facilities.
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Width of services explained by numbers and icons
The numbers and icons behind OMO indicate the range of services. With this number, you can choose the best hotel according to the purpose of your trip and how you want to spend your time. OMO will support a wide range of city sightseeing trips.
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OMO5 Otaru (Omo) by Hoshino Resorts
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Address: 1-6-31 Ironai, Otaru City, Hokkaido 047-0031
Phone: 050-3134-8095 (OMO Reservation Center)
Number of rooms: 92 ・Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
Price: From 16,000 yen per room per night (tax included, meals not included) Access: About 9 minutes walk from JR Otaru Station
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