Hostels in Otaru, Japão

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Get to know Otaru (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Otaru here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Otaru Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Otaru. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Otaru. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 5 Hostels in Otaru. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 5 hostel in Otaru, Japão. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Otaru such as
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Your Packing List for Otaru

Your Packing List for Otaru

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Otaru and Japão.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Otaru Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Otaru, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
5 Total number of hostels
$23 Average dorm price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Otaru
Otaru Emina Backpackers is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Otaru
Otaru Tap Room is the best rated
6.9 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Kutchan (38 Km / 24 mi.)
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Niseko (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Chitose (67 Km / 42 mi.)
Lake Toya Showasinzan (71 Km / 44 mi.)

Travel Tips for Otaru - from the Community

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