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Wakkanai, Japan
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Ryokan Yamaichi
7.4 Good
Minato 2-Chome 1-13, Wakkanai, Japan
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0.3 km from city centre, Wakkanai, Japan 

Ryokan Yamaichi is located in Wakkanai and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

$120
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Pension Arumeria
8.4 Excellent
Tomiiso-Bangaichi, Soyamura, Wakkanai, Japan
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14.8 km from city centre, Wakkanai, Japan 

Pension Arumeria provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Wakkanai. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

$134
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Surfeel Hotel Wakkanai
8.1 Excellent
Kaiun 1-2-2, Wakkanai, Japan
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1.2 km from city centre, Wakkanai, Japan 

Situated a brief drive from Esandomarigyoko Park, Surfeel Hotel Wakkanai offers modern accommodation in Wakkanai. Those staying at the property can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

$166
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Wakkanai Grand Hotel
7.3 Good
2-13-11 Daikoku, Wakkanai, Japan
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1.6 km from city centre, Wakkanai, Japan 

Located only a short walk from Minami-Wakkanai Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base while visiting Wakkanai. It also offers massage services, free Wi-Fi and a sauna.

$188
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Dormy Inn Wakkanai
8.1 Excellent
2-7-13, Chuo, Wakkanai, Japan
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1.0 km from city centre, Wakkanai, Japan 

This comfortable hotel in Wakkanai offers free wireless internet, as well as a sauna and room service. It is ideally located for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

$194
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About Wakkanai

Translating as “Cold Water River”, Wakkanai overlooks the Sōya Strait at the northern tip of Hokkaido, with views towards the Russian island of Sakhalin. It was originally home to the Ainu people before the village of Wakkanai was founded in 1879. During World War II, it was used as a submarine base by the Imperial Japanese Navy.

Things to do in Wakkanai

Sprawling across a hillside overlooking the Sōya Strait is Wakkanai Park, which is dominated by a tower built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the city’s founding. Pay your respects at the Gate of Ice and Snow that stands in honour of those who died in Karafuto during the Soviet invasion of 1945, then admire the monument to the Sakhalin huskies. Trained locally, these dogs served on several expeditions to Antarctica.

Baseball fans shouldn’t miss a visit to the Daisuke Matsuzaka Museum, which celebrates the life and career of the beloved pitcher “Dice-K” in the hometown of his dad. In addition to uniforms and trophies belonging to the Boston Red Sox player, it also contains memorabilia from his amateur league years.

Want to bathe in Japan’s northernmost onsen? Head to the Wakkanai Onsen Dome, a hot spring facility with nine bathtubs that are fed by sodium saline waters. You can completely relax in the reclining bath, refresh in the waterfall shower or soak up the spectacular views from the outdoor bath. Because of the onsen’s fame, you even receive a soaking certificate to commemorate your visit.

Getting around Wakkanai

Wakkanai Airport is a 20-minute drive from the city centre and has flights to Tokyo and Sapporo. There are regular train services along the Sōya Main Line from Sapporo to Wakkanai and ferries connect to Rebun and Rishiri islands. Buses travel throughout Wakkanai and access most of its attractions.

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  • What are the best hotels in Wakkanai?

    One of the most popular hotels in Wakkanai is Dormy Inn Wakkanai, which has been reviewed by 550 users and currently has a rating of 8.1/10. Other top-rated locations include Surfeel Hotel Wakkanai and The Stay Wakkanai, which have received 8.1/10 and 8.5/10 ratings from our users, respectively.