Nature Cottage Akabeko (Kita Shiobara Village, Fukushima)

Nature Cottage Akabeko
Kita Shiobara Village, Fukushima
Nature Cottage Akabeko (福島県 北塩原村)

Nature Cottage Akabeko is a collection of 31 cottages available for rental, located in Kita Shiobara village in the Ura Bandai region of Fukushima Prefecture.

Nature Cottage Akabeko
Type House / Chalets / Cottages
General location Located between Lake Hibara and Lake Onogawa in Kita Shiobara village, about 6km from Ura Bandai and with the other nearby ski hills also within reach.
Nearest ski lift Less than 10km
Rooms & capacity 31 individual cottages
Bedding Japanese style futons
Style of toilets Western style
Bathrooms All rooms have private bathroom
Tatami mats Yes
Internet access Free Wi-Fi is available in the Center House building between 9am and 6pm. Due to signal issues, Wi-Fi is not available outside of this main area.
English speaking? Limited English speaking ability
Smoking policy Smoking is allowed in all of the cottages
Pets policy Pets are welcome in the cottages. A fee of 2000 yen applies.
Guest Rooms
There are three types of cottages - Suite Type and Standard Type. A Suite Type with outdoor bath is available from May to September.

Each cottage is Japanese-Western style with sleeping on futon, bath and toilet.

Nature Cottage Akabeko, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Nature Cottage Akabeko, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Nature Cottage Akabeko, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
General Facilities
There are three types of cottages - Suite Type with outdoor bath, Suite Type and Standard Type

All offer the following facilities and amenities:

Facilities

Television
Kettle pot
Fridge
Dryer
Kitchen utensils
Microwave oven
Heater
Cleaning utensils
Pet goods

Amenities
Soap
Body soap
Shampoo
Rinse
Toothbrush set
Bath towel
Face towel

Razors, ladies set (swabs, cotton, hair rubber band), brushes and yukatas are also available at the Front Desk
Dining
Self catering is possible in each cottage, but optional breakfast and evening meals are also available. Please let the accommodation know at least three days in advance.

BREAKFAST

Western style plate:

1,400 yen per person including tax
* Not buffet style
* Breakfast is served in the restaurant at 8:00am. Note that this time cannot be changed.


EVENING MEAL

Option 1:
Catering style - delivered to your cottage
3,000 yen per person including tax.
A choice of three menus is available.
Food ingredients and utensils will be delivered to your cottage.
* Menu 1 - Aizu Chicken Nabe (pot meal) *contains buckwheat
* Menu 2 - Pork Shabu Nabe (pot meal)
* Menu 3 - Raclette (Vegetables and sausages cooked on an iron plate and eaten with cheese)

Option 2:
Italian Course (Restaurant)
4,500 yen per person including tax.
Evening meals are served in the restaurant at 6:00pm. Note that this time cannot be changed.
The meal menu is pre-determined and cannot be changed.
On 31st December and 1st January a special menu is prepared - 5,500 yen per person including tax.
Nature Cottage Akabeko, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima Nature Cottage Akabeko, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Charges depend on the season and day. Below are some sample charges, in the case of two people staying in a cottage:

1LDK Standard Type - from 6,000 yen per person (2-4 people capacity)
2DK Standard Type - from 8,000 yen per person (2-6 people capacity)
2LDK Suite Type - from 10,000 yen per person (2-6 people capacity)
2LDK Suite Type with outdoor bath - from 11,500 yen per person (2-5 people capacity)
3LDK Suite Type - from 7,000 yen per person (*from 6-12 people usage)

Charges differ depending on the number of guests staying in a cottage. Example:

2DK Standard Type:
3 guests - 7,000 yen per guest
4 guests - 6,000 yen per guest
5 guests - 5,000 yen per guest
6 guests or more - 4,000 yen per guest

Please ask for details.

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From October until April, an extra winter heating charge is added. This extra charge depends on the size of the cottage and is charged per night as follows:

1LDK size = 1,500 yen per night
2DK-2LDK size = 2,500 yen per night
3LDK = 3,000 yen per night
Payment: Cash
Credit Card (Major credit cards accepted (lump sum payment only))
Located in Kita Shiobara in the Ura Bandai region of Fukushima Prefecture, to the north of Mount Bandai.
Train
By Train
17.4km from the Inawashiro Station on the Banetsu Sai line
A public bus is available from Inawashiro Station and takes around 40 minutes.

There is no train station pick-up available but pick-up is available from the Onogawako Iriguchi Bus Stop in front of the 7-11 in Ura Bandai (which is just over 1km from Nature Cottage Akabeko). Over the New Year period or other particularly busy periods, it may be difficult to schedule that pick-up, so if you want to use this service please let us know beforehand.
bus
By Car
17.6km from the Inawashiro Bandai Kogen IC on the Banetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: 1.3km from Route 459
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 2
Parking is available
Just over 1km off Route 459 on the right hand side heading north on Prefecture Road 2.

Free parking is available for about 60 cars.
Nature Cottage Akabeko, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima Nature Cottage Akabeko, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Nature Cottage Akabeko consists of 31 cottages located in the beautiful wild nature of the Ura Bandai region. Covering an area of 26500 square metres, there is a choice of detached Suite type cottages and Standard semi-detached and connected cottages.

Each cottage has a kitchen and facilities so you can cook your own meals if you wish - and meals are also available if required.

These self-catering cottages let you enjoy a relaxing time as if it's your own home.

In the winter months a snow park is available within Akabeko for sledding and playing in the snow.
accommodaton Accommodation Name Nature Cottage Akabeko
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telephone Telephone (within Japan) 0241-32-2151
Telephone (from overseas) (81)-241-32-2151
Send direct email toiawase@akabeko.biz
Official website http://akabeko.biz/
address Postal address Onogawahara 1092-38
Hibara
Kita Shiobara-mura
Yama-gun
Fukushima-ken
969-2701
Nature Cottage Akabeko
Contact information
Telephone
From within Japan
0241-32-2151

From outside Japan
(81)-241-32-2151
Fax
0241-32-2245
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Daily snow & weather reports
Latest report posted on Friday 15th December 2017