New Hoshino Resort hotel opened in Otaru on Jan. 7

A deluxe room converted from former offices

‘OMO 5 Otaru,’ a Hoshino Resort urban tourist hotel, opened in the city of Otaru on January 7. A preview for related parties was held on January 6, in which the dignified interior of the renovated former Otaru Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a city-designated historical building, was displayed to the public.

 The hotel consists of a three-story South Wing, which is the renovated former chamber of commerce built in 1933, and a seven-story North Wing, which is newly built, and has 92 guestrooms in total.

 The staircase, window frames and interior wall tiles in the South Wing remain in their original form, the former 2nd-floor offices have been converted into deluxe guestrooms (45 square meters), and the former conference room on the third floor will be used as a restaurant. The hall in the North Wing is decorated with shelves and other fixtures and fittings that were used in the former conference room.

 On the day of opening, 60% of the rooms were reserved. The aim is to achieve a year-round occupancy rate of 80%. Deputy hotel manager Terui Takaaki expressed his hopes, saying, “We want to make this hotel a place that lifts the spirits of travelers.” Room rates start from 12,000 yen per person for a deluxe room for two people. For inquiries, please call OMO 5 on 0570-073-022.


OMO 5 Otaru