#TRAVELTOMORROW: Introducing Hotel Sunny Shiga – Perfectly Positioned when Exploring Japan’s Largest Ski Resort
  • #TRAVELTOMORROW: Introducing Hotel Sunny Shiga – Perfectly Positioned when Exploring Japan’s Largest Ski Resort

    Located across from the Takamagahara ski fields, Hotel Sunny Shiga is ideally positioned for guests wanting easy access to all areas of Shiga Kogen. Known for its spacious and bright rooms, friendly service, and convenient in-house services, Sunny Shiga is a great accommodation option while staying in Japan’s largest ski resort.


    Shiga Kogen is a huge resort – the largest in Japan and Asia! – making the location of your accommodation, essential to enjoying all that it has to offer. Hotel Sunny Shiga is located directly across from the Takamagahara ski fields. As the most central area of the resort, being based in Takamagahara means that all 18 ski areas that make-up Shiga Kogen are readily accessible.

    The resort offers an expansive area of interconnected ski fields, with further afield areas including Kumanoyu and Yokoteyama being accessible using the resorts free shuttle bus. Being centrally located with shuttle bus stops directly in front of the hotel, guests have easy access to the entire resort and most importantly, an easy return to the hotel at the end of the day.

    Families will appreciate this, as kids can try quickly and (given the size of the resort), returning from one end to the other can be troublesome. Hotel Sunny Shiga’s location in the centre of Shiga Kogen means it is always easy to get back!

    The hotel is also known for its bright and spacious rooms. Offering both Western, Japanese and mixed-style rooms, the hotel caters to single travellers, couple, families and larger groups. Guests have the option of rooms with private bathrooms – including toilet, shower and bath – or shared bathrooms.

    All rooms come equipped with their own toilet but guests choosing a room with a shared bathroom will not have a shower or bath included. Open 24 hours per day, Hotel Sunny Shiga’s ‘onsen’ (natural hot spring) is available to all guests – including those booking rooms with shared bathroom and those who have their own ensuite facilities. The spacious and well-appointed mens and womens hot springs are one of the hotel’s key features – an indulgent and relaxing way to unwind and recharge after a day on the mountain.

    The hotel’s in-house restaurant serves both dinner and breakfast, offering a rotating menu to ensure longer stay visitors have variety in their meals. The buffet breakfast includes both Japanese and Western cuisine while dinner is a local menu of favourites.

    Guests have access to the hotel’s 24-hour ‘onsen’ (natural hot spring) and sauna – the perfect way to unwind and recharge at a long day on the mountain!

    Hotel Sunny Shiga offers a range of in-house (or nearby) services which combine to offer a comfortable and convenient stay – especially for longer stay visitors! The hotel offers the only certified pharmacy in the resort while also offering childcare services. Coin laundry facilities and small kitchenettes are available for the use of guests while arrangements can be made for childcare services nearby the hotel.

    With in-house ski and snowboard rental – including ski and snowboard sets, ski and snowboard wear – available, along with secure storage and on-site maintenance services, Hotel Sunny Shiga really does have you covered for everything you need when looking for central, comfortable and well-priced accommodation in Japan’s largest resort.