Ibis Styles Sapporo is the Accor group’s latest hotel established in Sapporo. Opened in December 2014, the Ibis Styles Sapporo is one hotel worth the stay in Hokkaido’s capital with a decent location, spacious rooms and complimentary breakfast and wifi provided. Located near Nakajimakoen (Nakajima Park) and a 5-10 minutes walk to Sapporo’s Susukino street, the hotel is conveniently accessed to by a 80 minute limousine bus ride (1,030 JPY) from the New Chitose Airport.
Guests can choose to stay in either the Deluxe or Superior rooms, ranging from 33 sq metres and 30 sq metres respectively. Options include either two deluxe single beds or 1 king sized bed, with some rooms able to accommodate up to an additional 2 single beds.
The rooms also come with a sitting area with couches to match.
The King Sized Bed
All rooms come with complimentary WIFI and a breakfast buffet at the hotel’s restaurant, which is a major plus to both the start and the end of day.
Also, for a business hotel, the shower area is spacious with an almost full sized bathtub complete with the necessary shower accessories.
The view from the lift lobby on the 16th floor.
The Accor Hotel network in Sapporo also features its sister hotels the Hotel Mercure Sapporo and the Novotel Sapporo, so members will have a wider range of options to choose from.
Lobby area in the Ibis Styles Sapporo Hotel
Complimentary Breakfast Buffet
I’m very happy with the limited but adequate selection of breakfast items at the counter. From the traditional Japanese items such as rice, pickles, eggs and natto, there are also western items such as chicken nuggets, scrambled eggs, sausages, breads, salads and drinks. It is a worthy start to the day if you intend to head out exploring the city sights. Else if you wish to begin breakfast with fresh seafood (think sea urchin, salmon roe and crabs) from the nearby Nijo seafood market, look out for my experience in the following articles to come.
Scenery along the way to Susukino
A slightly quieter side of Sapporo in the day, but filled with a nightlife.
The intersection at Susukino street
Nightly room rates at the Ibis Styles Sapporo Hotel start from 7,800 yen per night. It is a reasonable offer with great prices and a good location to match. It is a 2 minute walk to the Nakajima Park and the Nakajimakoen subway station, making Sapporo station a mere 5 minutes ride away. The general Susukino area is a beautiful street to stroll throughout the day, although the night time atmosphere may be a little more suited for a more mature crowd. Still, being near the Susukino district also means that food and entertainment options are readily available. It is an ideal location for those wishing to discover a more intimate Sapporo city that is away from the more established shopping districts.
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