Without a doubt, nature is one of the main highlights of Hokkaido travel. And the Toyako area is one of the popular tourist spots where you can experience the dynamic nature of Hokkaido first hand, such as a beautiful lake or a powerful volcano. Many tourists visit Lake Toya throughout the year and enjoy the lakes and mountains that are counted as one of the three major landscapes in Hokkaido. Additionally, it is also a famous resort area and there are hot springs where one can easily drop by. On the lakeside, Toyako Onsen Town is a place where you can enjoy walks along the nearby promenade, as well as soaking in hot springs. We will introduce several recommended hotels around Toyako where you can fully enjoy nature.
Grand Hotel Toya Hotel on Lake Toya
"Toyako Onsen Lakeside Inn Grand Hotel Toya" is a wonderful hotel with a view of Toyako. While Japanese-style rooms are the main focus, some Western-style accommodations are offered as well. You can spend your time looking over the scenery, where you can feel the change of the beautiful four seasons of Toyako. The hot spring is a public bath with a sense of openness, and its hot waterhas been said to give skin a smooth texture. There is an open-air bath, a sauna, and even a bubble bath, so you can relax your fatigue away. The hotel also offers cuisine made using and abundance of local seafood and mountainous food. Please relish the seasonal delights of Toya Lake.
- Spot name: Toyako Onsen Lakeside Inn Grand Hotel Toya
- Street address: 144 Toyako Onsen, Toyako, Abuta District, Hokkaido
- Access: About 10 minutes by car from JR Toya Station
Enjoy the Beach as Well! Visit "Toya Sun Palace Resort & Spa"
"Toya Sun Palace Resort & Spa" is a resort hotel with a large panoramic view of Lake Toya. There are full-scale shows and amusement facilities, and the services are substantial. All the guest rooms feature a lake view and you can enjoy the seasonal views of Lake Toya. In addition to simple Japanese-style rooms and Western-style rooms, modern Japanese and Western rooms, as well as Japanese/Western hybrid rooms are also available. There are many fun facilities such as the beach, water slide, and swimming pool which give the experience of waves right at the hotel! Meals are offered in buffet-style and in rooms. At the buffet, children through adults can enjoy Japanese and Western dishes, plenty of Chinese cuisine, and handmade sweets and drinks. You can taste many freshly cooked dishes prepared right in front of you.
- Spot name: Toya Sun Palace Resort & Spa
- Street address: 7-1 Toyako-onsen, Sobetsu-cho, Usu-gun, Hokkaido
- Access: It is approximately 10 minutes by car from JR Toya Station.There is also a free reservation system bus that runs from Sapporo. The ride time is about 2.5 hours including a break.
Relaxing space with a feeling of openness: Nonokaze Resort
The Lake View Toya Nonokaze Resort" has a lot of relaxation facilities and relaxing free space. Rooms are standard type twin rooms, both Japanese and Western, and there are rooms with a bath and a special room. All the rooms have lake view that overlook the beautiful Toya Lake. The hot springs can be enjoyed in a variety of bathtubs. At the top floor of the sky open-air bath, you can enjoy the superb view together with Lake Toya, with the hot spring flowing out to the lake surface. Meals are served in a buffet style with plentiful menus in a restaurant that overlooks the lake. Or, at another restaurant you can taste creative French and Japanese cuisine using the finest ingredients.
- Spot name: The Lake View Toya Nonokaze Resort
- Street address: 29-1 Toyakoonsen, Toyako, Abuta District, Hokkaido
- Access: It is approximately 20 minutes by car from JR Toya Station.
Enjoy Activities at "Hotel Lakeside Terrace"
"Toyako Manseikaku Hotel Lakeside Terrace" is also full of facilities such as outdoor bath and tennis court overlooking Lake Toya, bar and indoor pool. There are sculpture parks and pleasure boats around Toyako, and you can also enjoy horse trekking, canoeing, fruit hunting, and other activities in the neighborhood. There are plenty of spots where you can experience nature surrounded by clear skies and lakes. There are various types of rooms such as Japanese-style, Western-style room, Japanese and Western rooms, suitable to fit the preferences of the each guest. Guests can also appreciate fireworks from rooms facing Lake Toya. Meals can be chosen from buffet style, or eaten in the room. The open-feeling restaurant where the buffet is served offers a rich menu including Japanese food, Western food, and Chinese food.
- Spot name: Toyako Manseikaku Hotel Lakeside Terrace
- Street address: 21 Toyako Onsen, Toyako, Abuta District, Hokkaido
- Access: It is approximately 20 minutes by bus from JR Toya Station.