Hakuba Accommodation & Ski Packages
On this page you will find everything you need to book your winter getaway to Hakuba including:
Based in Nagano and operating all year round, we can arrange accommodation and lift passes in your choice of hotel or an inclusive ski/snowboard package with the option of accommodation, lift passes, meals, ski/snowboard rental, ski/snowboard lessons, transport and tours. Or just looking for private transport to and between the resort? We can do that too!
HAKUBA VALLEY SKI RESORTS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Located around 45km to the west of Nagano City, the resorts of Hakuba are the most popular and international in the region. The ten resorts collectively referred to as ‘Hakuba Valley’, range in size and appeal with the most popular destinations for international visitors including Hakuba Happo One along with the joint resorts of Hakuba Goryu/47 and Hakuba Cortina/Norikura.
Hakuba offers something for everyone including the best backcountry in Nagano and the most services for English and other foreign language-speakers. For a complete run-down of what’s on offer in Hakuba, see our ‘Hakuba Valley Ski Resorts’ page.
CHOOSE & BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN HAKUBA
Hakuba Valley is an expansive area including ten resorts. Among those 10, Hakuba Happo One is the most central, largest and popular resort with the greatest concentration of accommodation, restaurants and nightlife surrounding Happo One located in the central village and Wadano area, and a little further to the south in Echoland.
The popular joint resort of Hakuba Goryu/47 is located around 15-minutes drive to the south the Hakuba village, while Hakuba Iwatake – less than 10-minutes drive – and Hakuba Tsugaike – 15 to 20-minutes drive – are located to the north. The joint resorts of Hakuba Cortina/Norikura are the most northern resorts in Hakuba Valley, around 20 to 25-minutes drive from Hakuba village. We can arrange accommodation and ski packages at the following hotels:
HAKUBA TOKYU HOTEL, WADANO AREA
Situated in the Wadano area of Hakuba Village and within easy reach of Hakuba Happo One, Hakuba Tokyu Hotel offers high-end accommodation in the heart of the action. Tokyu Hotel offers guests a selection of spacious, Western-style rooms along with two restaurants and a bar/lounge, in-house hot spring and day-spa, and full concierge services. Guests will love the choice of three restaurants serving both international and Japanese cuisine and daily breakfast service, along with the in-house hot spring facility and full concierge services.
MARILLEN HOTEL, HAKUBA HAPPO ONE
Sitting at the base of the Nakiyama ski slopes at Hakuba Happo One Snow Resort, Marillen Hotel offers guests the convenience of ski-in/out accommodation and Western amenities. Guests can choose from multiple room types – suitable for single travellers, couples, groups of friends or families – featuring Western-style bedding, private bathroom and Austrian-style timber furniture with the hotel’s restaurant and bar looking onto the ski slopes – the perfect place to end the day and talk-up your exploits!
PHOENIX CHALETS, WADANO AREA
Looking for Hakuba’s most luxurious private accommodation? Look no further than Phoenix Chalets. Located in the forested Wadano area of Hakuba village, multiple luxury and ultra-luxe chalets are available throughout the year. Between 4 to 10 guests can be accommodated in chalets ranging from 2 to 5-bedroom, with each chalet appointed with luxury furnishings, modern design and full concierge services provided through nearby Phoenix Hotel including in-house catering and complimentary vehicle.
PHOENIX HOTEL, WADANO AREA
Phoenix Hotel blends Japanese aesthetic and Western amenities is a seamless and elegant blend of luxury and comfort. Offering five room types, with the option of both Western or Japanese ‘futon’ bedding, the design of each rooms uses traditional Japanese minimalism in order to maximise the space, comfort and relaxation of guests. Located in the forested Wadano area of Hakuba village, Phoenix Hotel places you within easy reach of Hakuba Happo One and the valley’s best dining and nightlife.
THE RIDGE HOTEL & APARTMENTS, WADANO AREA
Offering luxury accommodation in the forested Wadano area of Hakuba village, the Ridge Hotel & Apartments puts guests within easy reach of Hakuba Happo One along with the best restaurants, bars and nightlife in the valley. The hotel offers contemporary self-contained apartments including Western-style rooms, bedding and full kitchens with an emphasis on space, comfort and privacy. With the added convenience of the hotel’s inhouse restaurant, lounge and full concierge services, The Ridge is hard to beat.
HAKUBA SKI/SNOWBOARD PACKAGES
Based in Nagano, Snow Monkey Resorts is proud to partner with hotels in and around Hakuba. Our packages come standard with the following inclusions:
— Accommodation (inc. breakfasts) at your choice of hotel
— All-mountain ski passes (for your preferred resort/s & no. of days)
In addition, the following can be arranged to fit your needs:
— Dinner/s at your accommodation
— Ski and/or snowboard rental
— Ski and/or snowboard lessons
— Private transfer to/from your accommodation
— Day tours inc. to the Jigokudani Monkey Park & other attractions/activities
Want to get a quote for your winter getaway in Hakuba? Simply CLICK ON YOUR CHOICE OF HOTEL ABOVE & SEND US AN INQUIRY OR USE THE ‘INQUIRY’ BUTTON BELOW. We’ll get back to you asap! And don’t forget, we also cover:
BOOK WITH US! NAGANO’S NO.1 TOUR & CHARTER OPERATOR
Locally-based and operating all year round, Snow Monkey Resorts is Nagano’s No.1 tour and charter operator. We have the local knowledge of where and when to go, to help you discover and enjoy the region’s many ski resorts and other fantastic destinations and activities.
For guests wanting to access the resorts in the comfort of their own transport, we can arrange a private tour or charter customised to fit your needs, starting and ending at any destination including from/to Nagano Station and any resort in the region. Our drivers and vehicles are fully certified, allowing us to transport you to and from your preferred destinations in combination with any activity that suits your schedule.
All vehicles are fitted with a protective screen – separating the driver from passenger and luggage area – and our drivers wear protective masks, allowing you to move between your destinations in comfort and safety.
We can arrange both private tours with an English-speaking guide or a private charter, including a private vehicle and driver but without a guide. We’d love to be part of that experience and help you discover even more!
Why choose us?
Awarded a 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for our 1-Day Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake Tour – recognised as one of the Top 10 Experiences in Japan – we have the local knowledge and experience to help you get the most out of your time in Nagano.
Got a question about visiting Nagano and Central Japan this winter? Contact us and let’s get planning together!
JAPAN RAIL DEALS: TRAVEL PASSES & DISCOUNTED TICKETS
Many if not most people heading to the ski resorts of Nagano and Niigata do so via Nagano Station and Echigo-Yuzawa Station. Both are serviced by Shinkansen/Bullet Train lines running from Tokyo, making them quick and easy to get to.
Any foreign passport-holder – both international visitors and foreign residents of Japan – is eligible for the ‘Japan Rail (JR) East Pass’ for Nagano & Niigata. Covering 5 days of unlimited use within a 14-day period, the pass includes travel on both the Hokuirku Shinkansen and Joetsu Shinkansen lines – a great deal if you’re planning to move between the regions while here.
In addition, JR East offers a 3-Day ‘Welcome Pass’ for foreign passport-holders. The pass covers multiple shinkansen lines and other major train routes – a fantastic deal and great option for getting to and moving around Central Japan.
Japan Rail is currently also offering discounted prices on many train services, including shinkansen lines across the country. With discounts of up to 50% available when purchasing online, our ‘Discount Shinkansen Tickets: How to Buy Online’ page includes an English step-by-step guide of how to purchase tickets online.