This market located in front of Hakodate Station bustles with tourists and locals, and serves as the "kitchen" of Hakodate.
You can enjoy fresh seafood as well as seafood rice bowls topped with sea urchin, salmon roe, crab, squid, and so on. In addition to seafood, you can enjoy superb deserts such as fresh melon.
【Access】Approx. 5 min. on foot from the hotel
This beautiful Russian-style Byzantine building has been designated as an important cultural property.
The cathedral, which is characterized by its white stucco walls and green copper roof, has a mystical atmosphere.
【Access】Approx. 9 min. by tram from the hotel
This is the site of Goryokaku Fort, where Toshizo Hijikata led the former shogunate army in a battle. The site is now designated as one of Japan's special historic landmarks, and known as Goryokaku Park.
You can admire the blossoms of some 1,600 cherry trees in spring and illuminated snowscapes in winter.
【Access】Approx. 15 min. by bus from the hotel
Mount Hakodate is also known as Gagyu-zan ("reposing cow mountain" in Japanese) since it looks like a cow lying down.
Thanks to its stunning night views it has received three stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan travel guide. It also features an observatory restaurant where you can dine while enjoying the night view.
【Access】Approx. 20 min. (train + walking) from the hotel
Established in 1898, this was the first convent in Japan. The grounds features a museum and statues including one of St. Michael the Archangel.
The views from the church of the sea and grass plains that the convent overlooks create a serene atmosphere making the location popular with tourists.
【Access】Approx. 37 min. by bus from the hotel