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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Located in a quiet residential area, less than a 10 minute walk from the Otaru-Minami train station (on the JR line to Sapporo). Also a 10 minute walk to the start of the tourist area / main commercial street of Otaru. The property has a little of character, and the common area and reading area are especially charming.The corgy dog... More 

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singapore
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Love the cosy setup of this dorm. Everything was great and if given a chance to return to otaru i will definitely book this place again. A pity i stayed for only 1 night. Everything is clean and there are lotsa domestic games and dvds to enjoy

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Thank cowjr
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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Morinoki is very good place. It near minami-otaru station , Letao and otaru music box museum. Every part every room is very very cute and host make me feel like I live in my home. If you come to mirinoki I recommend you to have they breakfest.it very cheap and so delicious.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

The hostel was a warm decoration , lot of cartoon book , clean , cute dog and pretty cat, small garden. I like it. The owner speaks English ^^ location is near to the otaru working street, but a bit hilling. ps. recheck about check-in time.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2014

I stayed here one night in Oct 2013 and as a frequent backpacker I can say that this is one of finest hostels I have stayed in. The rooms are clean and very cosy. Masa san (the owner) and his wife are very friendly and welcoming and they have a large collection of manga comics and other books and there... More 

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Massafra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

Otarunai Backpakers' Hostel Morinoki is a lovely place! I especially liked the extremely large collection of manga and books of the owner. It is really close (only 10 minutes walking) to the main downtown attractions.

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Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 1 July 2012

Morinoki is a great Japanese style hostel--very laid back and easy going place. We stayed in teh female dorm on the MOST COMFORTABLE mattresses. The bunks were very sturdy and big, wooden beds with lots of head room. The dorm is well-planned for ease of moving around and keeping your stuff. The rooms are filled with interesting knick knacks and... More 

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Address: 4-15 Aioicho, Otaru 047-0028, Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Otaru
Price Range: ₹ 1,847 - ₹ 6,361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — The Otarunai Backpackers' Hostel Morinoki 1*
Number of rooms: 18
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