Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

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.


The Otarunai Backpackers Hostel Morinoki

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

[Feels Like Home]Good for Free and Independent Travelers.MorinoKi is the first Backpackers’ Hostel in Hokkaido established in 1999.Budget Accommodations in Otaru Hokkaido JAPAN.

[Cautions: About Check-in Time]
from 15:00 to 22:00.
Normally, we may not be able to look after your baggages before check-in (15:00). Because our hostel is closed until 15:00.
If you arrive before 15:00, you need to clarify your time of arrival. Baggage keeping before 15:00 is charged a fee. (400yen /per person)
When your check-in passes over arrival time, be sure to contact us.
Thanks for your understanding and cooperation on this matter.

[Car Parking]
Free car Parking. 2 cars only. Guests are required to book for use of the parking lot in advance.
On-the-street parking in front of hostel is a possibility.
If you need a parking lot, please contact us. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    30 Apr 2019
    This place is a gem! Wonderful vibe. The owner has traveled the world and gets it...awesome people, awesome dog, awesome cat! Awesome breakfast! Another great reason to visit Otaru. I plan to go back!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    05 Jul 2018
    Probably one of the best hostels you can find on Hokkaido
    Austria, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    13 Feb 2018
    This place was really friendly and cosy, it felt like a homestay. The cat and dog are so cute. Sadly I didn't get to try the breakfast but it looked delicious. The kotatsu is amazing in winter! They have an amazing manga collection too. I took a point off for location just because it was really difficult to drag my case up the hills in the deep snow. Although, because the town is so small, you can get a taxi for a really good price.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    16 Feb 2020
    Such a relaxed friendly environment. Not a party hostel but definitely has an authentic Japanese vibe. The guard dog “hug” is such a love bug! He got upset when we were leaving. Poor guy😁
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    03 Aug 2019
    Cozyx10000. Wish I could have stayed longer to hang out with Hug (dog) and Momo (cat)
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    06 Feb 2019
    Very cosy place with friendly staff and two adorable pets- Hug the dog and Momo the cat! I loved the atmosphere here and the homemade breakfast was delicious.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    03 Sep 2019
    This place is awesome. This place is a cozy and warm guesthouse. The staff are really kind and there's a house dog and cat. The dog's name is Hug and she's an adorable and gentle Corgi. The house is eclectic and perfect for someone who is looking for an authentic Japanese atmosphere.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    31 Jan 2020
    Very nice cozy spot that's close enough to walk around to the best spots in town.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    21 Nov 2017
    Hidden 10-15 min away from the popular canal area is this cozy Jap style guesthouse. Staff are kind and helpful and the rooms are neat and clean. Defs recommend if you’re looking for a quiet yet homey environment.
    Taiwan, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 5.1


    24 Aug 2018
    Not our first hostel stay. Four adults. Very difficult to identify the building - poor signage. Food crumbs on kitchen table. Rooms were dark, congested, uninviting – not a fresh, smell. Bedding was a collection of old, mismatched pieces - dark colors. The entire place seemed messy or very cluttered. Spent about 12 minutes inside facility, and left. BEST thing about this experience: the owner gave us a FULL refund, without hassles. May be okay for young backpackers, not for adult vacationers.
    USA, Female, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's