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9 Airbnbs You Can Book In Hakodate, Japan For A Lovely Stay - Updated 2020

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When people think of Hakodate, they think of popular attractions such as the night scenery of Mt. Hakodate, Goryokaku Fortress, and the town’s retro atmosphere. Besides having hot springs as the main attraction, the city is also famous for the fresh fish that can be found in the morning market, not to mention its gourmet food! So if you happen to find yourself in Hakodate, you’d be glad to know there is a wide range of vacation rentals available to complete your Japanese holiday. Check out our list of the best Airbnbs you can book in Hakodate, Japan for an unforgettable trip in the Land of the Rising Sun.

1. Twin room near Hakodate Station (from USD 84)

Aside from having an attractive interior, this Airbnb vacation rental is recommended for its convenient location as it is just a 5-minute walk to the morning market in Hakodate, where you can either get a simple and delicious breakfast or gourmet food. On top of that, it is a five-minute drive to the Bay Area and the Mt. Hakodate Ropeway. Since the Airbnb can sleep up to two guests, couples and/or solo travelers are welcome to stay. For those carrying bulky luggage, there is ample storage space on the first floor. The Airbnb also provides free parking as well.

Near JR station, Twin Room w/Private Bathroom #1
函館市, 北海道, Japan
11 reviews
Private room in hostel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed our stay in a warm quaint room on a cold snowy day
the room was clean and tidy and had everything we needed
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2. Airy apartment for 10 guests (from USD 114)

The closest station to this Airbnb vacation rental is the JR Hakodate Station, and there is a market just nearby. Occupying an area of 60 sq/m (645.8 sq/ft), the property can accommodate up to 10 guests so it is an ideal stay for adults traveling in groups. It also features a dining table, a living room, Western and Japanese-style bedrooms and free parking. You are also free to use the fully equipped kitchen to prepare your meals if you happen to purchase fresh ingredients from the market nearby. Additionally, welcome drinks are provided upon arrival.

60㎡/2bedroom/good location/free parking/Max 10ppl
Hakodate-shi, Hokkaidō, Japan
104 reviews
Entire apartment 10 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
will microwave roster chiller and nice bathroom with wifi
great location but should make sure the wifi works
and please confirm with yuki whether the bathroom and electricity has been fixed or not
cosy apartment good size for a group of 4
yuki's place is neat quiet and toiletress are available as well as the basic kitchen tools
the apartment is huge clean and cozy
place was clean and very comfortable
so clean cozy and peaceful
the house is clean and tidy
the room is very clean
yuki is very helpful and kind host
yuki is a responsive owner
good price host reply very quick
the host was quick to respond when i needed help
the host is very kind provided us a guide map around here for convenient
good location with parking
the location of this house is easy to find
location is good even though it's not close to famous tourist spots
neighbourhood was accessible to all places of interest
walking past the neighbourhood to the city center is easy and a relaxation itself
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3. Accommodation close to Motomachi and an eight-minute walk to the Bay Area (from USD 47)

Not only is Hakodate’s Motomachi district easily accessible from this apartment, the Hakodate City tram station is also a three-minute walk away, not to mention that the Bay Area is a mere eight-minute walk away. The Bay Area is home to many famous tourist spots, such as Mt.Hakodate, the Kanemorei Red Brick Warehouse, and the local Orthodox Church. With a living room, a fully equipped kitchen and two bedrooms, this property can accommodate five guests comfortably. It is located right next to a convenience store, and past guests have praised the fashionable furnishing in the room.

ⅡBay Area 8min/by Tram 3min/MobileWiFi
Hakodate-shi, Hokkaidō, Japan
347 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great that there's a mobile wifi available too
there were only 2 of us but the apartment can fit 4 people comfortably
nice location clean room nice and wide room space and kind answer with my question
the apartment was very clean and had all the amenities you would need for your stay
it's a decently sized apartment and my group of four fit very comfortably
very clean and homely
very clean and beautiful apartment
the cleanliness are superb
apartment was very clean and cosy
big clean and quiet
the host is a great host
host communicate timely and clearly
the owner answered my phone call and was helpful
the host was friendly helpful and communicative
host was nice and prompt in responding
nice place and location
location is very good
the location is great
apartment is close to every tourist attraction and within walking distance
location is good as it is within walking distance from most attractions
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4. Renovated retro house (from USD 46)

The Rakuan is located in a serene neighborhood that is close to the Motomachi district and the base of Mt. Hakodate. Even though it has been renovated since it was built in 1933, many of the furnishings in the house recreate a retro ambiance, making guests feel as if they have traveled back in time. This rental can accommodate 6 guests comfortably and is just a 15-minute walk to the Bay Area and other tourist attractions.

“Rakuan”chosen as the best guest house
Hakodate-shi, Hokkaidō, Japan
299 reviews
Hut 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice place with superb wi-fi and nice amenities provided
i like the heater which make me warn in this cool winter
a classic japan house with modern facilities the good coffee prepare by the host
the apartment was equipped with all the basic amenities needed toilet was new and clean
bathroom is really useful with a large bathtub
thehouse is very clean
the room is very clean and pretty
house is huge & clean
the place was clean and easy to find
the host had great communication and the house was very clean and tidy
host is friendly and responsible
helpful and fast response from the host
great host great house
is a friendly host his respond is very quick and he's helpful in providing local tips
is very responsive and kind to our enquiries and also attentive
location was good too with nearby convenient stores
good location to all local attraction-walking distance
great location with a tram stop nearby
good location near tram and restaurant
great location near to a variety of tourist hotspots
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5. Lovely rental home near the local attractions (from USD 28)

Situated near Hakodate Station, this house will have guests easily navigating the city by train with ease. Those keen on exploring the locale on foot can take a 10-minute walk to the bay area of Hakodate where the morning market and Motomachi, a trendy district that many young people frequent, can be found. It’s clean and cozy for guests’ comfort and convenience. On the first floor, guests may prepare meals in the kitchenette with the basic appliances available. The common area and the bedroom are on the second floor of the house. Two foldable mattresses are available for guests to sleep on.

Hakodate sightseeing best location all for rent
Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan
77 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was one fan provided and some air blows through the small home
only 1 fan is available and we have 3 person
wifi jr10 // norusmall and exquisite house quiet clean and tidy with strong wifi air dryer and basic kitchen equipment
the living room well-equipped kitchen and bedroom are a good size
but when we got into the house we found host help us turn on the heater in advance
clean and good location
other than that the place is clean shower is fine internet is great however toilet is small
noru's place is lovely it has everything you need in a clean comfortable space
it's clean and location is perfect for sightseeing
regardless i highly recommend noru's place for its cleanliness location and value for money
i hope the owner sorts this out soon
very kind and thoughtful host
pros: the host replies promptly to questions and is very helpful
noru is very responsive to questions and requests
the place is a great value and the host was quick to reply
nice and quiet central location
the location of the airbnb is within walk-able distance to attractions
nice standalone house in a great location
great location we stayed here for two nights and the location is perfect
nice place strategic location to reach all interesting places
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6. Classic Japanese bungalow with a lush garden (from USD 75)

Get an authentic homestay experience when you book this classic Japanese abode that has been around since 1950. This bungalow sits in a quiet residential neighborhood. It features a veranda and a lush garden with stunning flora nature lovers would appreciate, especially during the summer months. The house itself boasts high ceilings and traditional Japanese interiors and furnishings. It can accommodate up to four people, best for small families or groups of friends visiting Japan for the first time. They will be sleeping on two single beds in one room and three foldable floor mattresses in the other room. This 70-year-old home is also within walking distance to Hakodate Park, famous for its cherry blossoms, and Yachigashira Onsen, a popular hot spring many tourists and locals alike enjoy.

【1人につき商品券2000円付き】函館山近く/市電すぐ/伝統的日本家屋/庭あり/ ワーケーション
Hakodate-shi, Hokkaidō, Japan
154 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nomad’s place was very enjoyable authentic yet comfortable (we are going to miss the old fashioned heater )
the heaters were great but all instructions were in japanese
excellent equipment and comfortable beds
the house is really cold but you will be warm with the 3 heaters provided
the host also provides an oscillating fan to cool the house even more
clean & comfortable very nice
nice and clean house with a beautiful yard
and it is also very clean and suitable
fortunately the fact is it is indeed old but clean and functional
the house is very clean and suitable for a few friends to live together
host was very responsive
host is very clear upfront
hosts very easy to communicate with
the host is really nice helpful and understanding
very helpful host who helped us get a reservation for local awesome beef restaurant asari
the location is also ideal
great location in a cute house
authentic japanese house in an amazing location
great sushi restaurant within walking distance (benten sushi)
located right next to a park and within walking distance to excellent food/izakaya restaurants
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7. Ideally located private rental

Taking up an area of 71 sq/m (754 sq/ft), this guest house is perfect for groups that want more privacy. Albeit tranquil and peaceful, it is still conveniently located near Hakodate Fish Market tram station so that guests can easily go sightseeing around the city. The tram can also whisk tourists to Goryokaku Park in just 30 minutes. If you happen to be craving burgers, there is a famous burger joint just around the corner known as Lucky Pierrot. Since it is able to accommodate up to six guests, it is an ideal stay for families with children or groups of friends. Guests can enjoy a gorgeous view of Mt. Hakodate from the windows in the guesthouse.

71㎡ 広々快適 認可ゲストハウス アナベル
48 reviews
Entire condominium 6 Beds 6 Guests

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8. Quaint dwelling in a quiet location with a view of the ocean and mountains

Featuring a spacious living room, a dining room, a well-equipped kitchen and seven rooms, you can make yourself feel right at home in the fancy interior of the house. Besides having basic amenities, this Airbnb vacation rental provides something different from typical downtown hotels – a serene location and a breathtaking view of the ocean and mountains. The house comes with a massage chair which guests are free to use after a tiring day out, and transportation to the airport and/or the station is provided.

Private room with a view of the ocean and mountains

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9. Bright and colorful guest house for 12

The Hakodate Perry House is convenient for those that want instant access to the Motomachi district and many of Hakodate’s tourist destinations. Historical sites such as the former Hakodate Public Hall and the former British Consulate are within a 10-minute walk of the guesthouse. If you are interested in viewing the night scenery at Mt. Hakodate, its ropeway is a 15-minute walk away from the rental. With four bedrooms, the property can sleep up to twelve guests.

PH/for Group/4Rooms・Max12persons<Licensed >
函館市大町, 北海道, Japan
180 reviews
Private room in apartment 10 Beds 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
30pm for fan and he got back so fast
the room was fairly comfortable with japanese style bedding
don't get me wrong it's a great dormitory: english instructions washer and dryer available free wifi
con: better improve toilet in 2nd floor to modern toilet
the decoration is quite vintage and we like the double-decker bed quite a lot full of fun haha
the place is clean and comfortable
perry house is clean and cozy guest house in hakodate
room is clean and quiet with reasonable price
nice and clean place
and the house was clean
host is very nice and helpful
the host is a really nice person
the host was very warm welcoming and helpful with the info of the city
comfortable room and the host is so nice
the host is very nice and speaks fluent english
very good location and close to everything
walking distance to shops and attractions
close to all the great places
the location is fantastic as it is walking distance to most of the attraction
great location and great value
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Book an accommodation in Hakodate with Airbnb

As seen from the list above, there are so many fantastic Airbnb vacation rentals for you to choose from, including spacious apartments that can accommodate large groups. With these Airbnb vacation rentals, you won’t have to worry about not being able to stay together with your family and friends in hotels!

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