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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Backpackers Hostel Ino's Place

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our hostel was opened in December 2001 and is a unique, modern and high-level backpackers hostel in Sapporo. Its friendly hospitality and homelike atmosphere, with helpful English-speaking staff, make it a great place to stay.

Our hostel is an excellent place to relax after a days sightseeing or a long journey. The location is only 4 stops by subway to the centre of the city 'Odori Sta'. We can also help you if your desire is to visit many of Hokkaido's wonderful natural sights.

Clean and modern facilities await you at our hostel and our rooms are all in Western style. We offer dormitories as well as private and family rooms.

Helping travelers and making their stay as easy and comfortable as possible is our duty, and we take great pride in our work. Our many returning guests give us a great feeling that we are doing something right.

So, for your stay in Sapporo make Inos Place your place.

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- FREE Internet PC
- FREE Wifi
- Visa, MasterCard and AMEX accepted
- Fully Equipped Self-Catering Kitchen
- Great Location for sightseeing
- Helpful English-speaking staff
- No Curfew
- Private Shower Rooms (open 24hrs)
- Laundry facilities (300 Yen per load)
- Central Heating
- TV Lounge
- Tourist Information
- Free coffee and tea
- Clean and cosy lounge room
- Western-style facilities
- Air Conditioning (100 Yen/hour)
- Big shopping centre nearby

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Check-in is available from 3pm to 10pm.
If your arrival will be outside of our check-in hours, please let us know in advance.
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    02 Feb 2019
    Super friendly place! Staff speak english well. Very comfortable, cozy and clean. Feels like a mom and pop kind of place. We drove a car there so location was fine for us and is in town. No lockers (at least I didnt see any) but the front door is locked at night. Private showers and toilets were nice too.
    Canada, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.6


    15 Aug 2019
    Great artsy hostel with loads of information on Sapporo and Hokkaido. Rooms are small and wish there were privacy curtains around the beds.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.6


    12 Jun 2019
    Very good but no participation
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 8.3


    21 Sep 2019
    Nice hostel, good atmosphere, a little removed from the centre of Sapporo, but close enough. Watch your checkout time, they will withhold your key deposit (1000Y) if you miss it, regardless of circumstance or actual inconvenience caused.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    07 Feb 2019
    Bed not very comfortable, location a little out of the way but not a far walk from the subway station (unless you have luggage and it's minus double digits). Only stayed here because other accommodations sold out at the time. Nice lounge area, spacious.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 6.9


    15 Jun 2019
    Basically every other review you’ll read about this place is legit. Ino was nice but the rest leaves much to be desired; the location is meh, they charge you for literally every amenity—including the air condition—which is by the hour...I waited for a taxi they called me and Ino’s mother told me that I needed to wait outside in the rain because the taxi (which never arrived) wasn’t there yet...beds were uncomfortable. This was the only place that had a room or I would’ve stayed elsewhere.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 6.0


    03 Feb 2019
    Ino's place was clean and well located. However, expect to pay a premium to use facilities that are normally free in a hostel. - 100yen an hour for air conditioning -1800yen per person to stay in the hostel communal areas after 10am on checkout day. -1000yen for laundry -1000yen for use of a locker The list goes on... The hostel is also closed before 1500. We arrived early and were made to sit outside for an hour until check-in time despite the host being in the hostel. Disappointing.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 5.1


    01 May 2019
    The place itself is pretty nice, very clean, and the downstairs was nice and big. I met some people who we ended up all socialising together but overall this place was like being at your strict uncle and aunts house. The woman was constantly telling us off, and was rude. You also feel like you're constantly being sold stuff. Having a 'donations' box for wifi and free tea & coffee is mad. These are basic you expect to be given, and if advertised then you shouldnt be asking ppl to pay for it.
    Wales, Male, 25-30
  • 4.9


    15 Aug 2019
    We checked in quite late and the front door was wide open. There was nobody there, no note left to us or anything. About 10mins later some guy walks in and helped us out to check in. In the morning they expect you to leave the hostel sharp 10am. My friend wanted to brush his teeth and they said it costs 500yen after 10am. Never been to this strict hostel..
    Finland, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 4.9


    08 Dec 2018
    Terrible hostel I ever met. the Japanese lady is so mean when I check in. I had one arm hurt so bad but she insists me to fill out the form instead she could help me out. The hostel has no free breakfast which she mentioned the price is so cheap. well, other hostels are charging the same price but has good offer. however, every things will be charged to stay in this hostel.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • DVD's