Want to see snow in Japan? Planning a skiing or snowboarding trip? Hakuba is one of Japan’s best winter resorts and if you want to know where to stay in Hakuba, check out these cool Hakuba hotels. But first, here’s a very cool video that will inspire you to go!
10 Best Hakuba hotels
1- Hotel La Neige Higashi-kan
Hot tub, massage treatments and a cosy room with a view. Just look out your window and you’ll see a winter wonderland of snow in Japan.
Hotel La Neige Higashi-kan also offers ski equipment rental, a free shuttle service and free Wi-Fi. Apres ski, head to the terrace bar for a drink and dine on French food.
2- Hotel Stelle Belle
A three-minute walk from Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort and a free shuttle bus service to Hakuba Happo-One Ski Resort gives you a couple of options for skiing.
Hotel Stelle Belle has two hot spring baths, massage service, ski storage, free WiFi and it’s a comfy base to stay to play in the snow in Japan.
3- Hakuba Highland Hotel
Located a 10-minute drive from Hakuba Happo-One Ski Resort, Hakuba Highland Hotel is in a picturesque location. with lovely views of the Japanese Alps.
Besides being a resort where you can see snow in Japan, it also has a distinctly Japanese feel. Rooms come with yukata robes and green tea.
There’s free Wi-Fi in the hotel’s lobby and flat screen TVs in the rooms. Snuggle up by the fireplace, warm up in the sauna or have fun in the games room.
4- Hakuba Ski-Kan
Book a compact Japanese room and sleep on a futon at Hakuba Ski-Kan. The hotel is 800m from Hakuba Happo-One Ski Resort, where you can hit the snow in Japan even if you’re on a budget.
It has an onsen, free Wi-Fi and on-site laundry. The hotel provides ski storage and sells ski passes.
5- Hakuba Sun Valley Hotel
Sun Valley Hotel is a charming spot 100m from Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort. Just look out of the windows and you’ll be charmed by a winter wonderland of snow in Japan.
Rooms are sparsely furnished and the hotel’s restaurant has both western and Japanese meals.
The hotel is not far from the Laforet Hakuba Art Museum and the Hakuba Olympic Monument.
6- Morino Lodge
Morino Lodge has spacious guestrooms with flat-screen Apple TVs and DVD players. Some rooms have balconies with mountain views and it’s a top pad to base yourself when visiting the snow in Japan.
The lodge offers discount lift tickets, free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities.
A 10-minute walk from Happo One Ski Resort’s gondola, continental breakfast (muffins and fresh fruit) is provided each day and you also have access to a shared guest kitchen.
7- Log Cottage Epoch
Rent a cottage at Log Cottage Epoch, which is a 10-minute walk from Happo One Ski Resort. Cottages have free Wi-Fi, a kitchen and living room.
Most have garden views and some come with Western-style beds. Other onsite activities are bicycle rentals, a mini train track and tennis courts.
8- Hakuba Powder Cottage
If you’re looking for a self-contained cottage, Hakuba Powder Cottage has a spacious living room, kitchen with dishwasher and coffee machine, washing machine, dryer and free Wifi.
There’s a flat-screen TV in the living room and comfy sofas.
The double-storey cottage also has a drying room for your snow gear and a waxing room equipped with a few tools.
The cottage is a 20-minute walk to Happo-One Ski Resort.
9- Big Bear Chalet & Apartments
A log cabin at Big Bear Chalets & Apartments? Does that sound like you?
Chalets are at the base of Happo-One Ski Resort and provide ski-in-ski-out access.
Hakuba Station is a short drive away. Chalets have separate dining and living areas, comfortable furniture a bilingual cable TV. There’s a large stone bath that can fit a group.
10- Hakuba Royal Suites
Hakuba Royal Suites is a two-bedroom cottage with a stylishly furnished living room and a kitchen with everything you’ll need to prepare your own meals as if you were at home.
The dining room has a glass dining table and large windows.
There’s free Wi-Fi and nice little touches like toothbrush sets and a lovely bathtub. Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort is a 10-minute walk away.