Unwind Hotel & Bar Otaru
Reimagining a vintage Hokkaido hotel for the modern age. The former “Echuya Hotel” was developed in 1937 to be the first ever hotel in Hokkaido exclusive to overseas visitors. During wartime, it was used by the army as an officers club. After the war it was taken over by the US military. Through the “History of modernized industrial heritage 33” act by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Otaru City Designated it as a historical building many years later. While keeping the historical feeling and aesthetics intact, a bold renovation has begun, bringing new life to this long-closed hotel. This boutique represents a mix of classic and contemporary styles, creating an experience unlike any other.