Sapporo, on Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido, is one of Japan's more spacious-feeling cities, and offers a lot of good sightseeing, not least for its examples of old architecture here and there, typically red brick.
Like most cities in Japan, Sapporo is well-connected by rail and bus to the rest of Hokkaido, making JR Sapporo Station an important transport hub for the traveler.
The JR Inn Sapporo is a fairly new and reasonably priced hotel just a minute and a half's walk from the south exit of to Sapporo Station—situated just south-west of the station. Built in 2011, the JR Inn Sapporo is a clean, modern, comfortable hotel designed for the medium budget traveler who is interested more in practicality and convenience than luxury.
The JR Inn Sapporo is a ten-floor hotel located just across from, and overlooking, the Hakodate Trunk Line railway. This means that trains can be heard until quite late and from quite early in the morning, but not enough to disturb guests' sleep.
The JR Sapporo Inn offers a free, simple buffet-style breakfast in its light and airy dining room.
For the traveler touring by automobile, there is a secure car park just across from the hotel that costs only 1,000 yen for the night.
JR Inn Sapporo
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