Kitakobushi Shiretoko Hotel and Resort
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Shiretoko Grand Hotel Kitakobushi is located about 120-minute car distance
from Manabetu Airport, Hokkaido.
This is a large-scale resort hotel stands at Utoro, which is the only sizable
town along the western coast of
the Shiretoko Peninsula. It is located at the entrance to the national
park on the area of World Natural Heritage Site.
A western-style room as well as Japanese tatami room is available for visitors.
All 179 guest rooms are smoke-free.
The hotel guests may enjoy a luxuriant, all-natural hot spring baths.
(L) Welcome drink served between 3-6 pm (R) An elevator hall on the first
(L) Reception desk (M) A lobby (R) An elevator hall and a coridor on the
(L) A twin-bedroom On the 7th flor (R) A view of the sea of Okhotsk from
a guest room
(L) A comfortable twinbed and a semicircular sofa (R) A gas-controlled
(L) A swing chair (R) Pola makeup goods
At a seat that overlooks Utoro Port, the Kitakobushi provides a Japanese
and/or Western style buffet.
(L) A receptionist for a dinning buffet (R) A buffet dinning room
(L) One corner of buffet (R) A buffet dish plate selected
The buffet corner of Live Kitchen and Shiretoko Sweets Kitchen
A buffet dish plate selected
Japanese and Western foods are available; however, most of which are Japanese.
(L) Drift ice that settled at Utoro Port, Shiretoko: It was stored and
displayed at minus 20 degrees or less.
(M) An observation deck to watch the sea of Okhotsk (R) A library to read
a newspapar and books
A souvenir shop full of the nature of Shiretoko
(L) Shari Pottery (M) Indoor shrine (R) $BCN>2$NL>?e!VMh1?$N?e!W(BShiretoko's famous water
that brings good luck.
Utoro harbor at 4:50 am
Utoro harbor viewed from a guest room from the 7th floor
(L) Footbath (M) An open-air bath (R) An indoor bath: All are open to a
Since its foundation in 1960, and in April 2016, all 179 guest rooms became smoke-free to make a guest
N0-smoking sign and a warning for smoking act
(L) The entrance of smoking lounge (M) Interior of smoking lounge (R) Smoking
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Official website of Kitakobushi Shiretoko Hotel and Resort
Smoke-free Hotels in Japan
A summary of smoking-room rate studied in local hotels of Japan
Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.
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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written in October 2019.
All photography was taken by Dr. Junhaku Miyamoto in September 2019.
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