Double Black Hotel is a 24 room boutique hotel designed to blend traditional Japanese aesthetics with the warmth and character of a Canadian style wood lodge. The hotel is within walking distance from the Happo-one ski and snowboard resort. Other ski fields in the valley are easily accessed via the complimentary shuttle bus service.
Double Black Hotel
10-15 minutes walking distance from the Happo-one lifts
Nearest ski lift
Less than 250m
Rooms & capacity
Western style beds
Style of toilets
All rooms have private bathroom
Free Wi-Fi internet connection available throughout the accommodation
Native English speaking staff are available
Pets are not allowed
This 24 room boutique hotel has been uniquely designed to blend traditional Japanese aesthetics with the warmth and character of a Canadian style wood lodge.
Completely refurbished in 2008, it offers a higher level of service than its star rating would suggest. With its own in house Onsen style baths, fine dining restaurant and bar. It is within walking distance of the best mountain in Hakuba, Happo One - other ski fields in the valley are easily accessed via the hotels complimentary shuttle bus service.
Double Black is within easy walking distance of Happo and Wadano villages bars, restaurants and shops.
Each room has Western style beds and ensuite, with double, twin or triple room configurations. All have a TV, alarm clock and hair drier. Rooms are serviced daily.
Washing machine and dryer available for guests free of charge.
Restaurant Wine bar Rooms serviced daily Drying room TV in rooms Onsen style baths Free wireless internet throughout Babysitting can be arranged Free shuttle service
Each morning guests have the choice of a free continental and western cooked breakfast.
In the evening we offer a fusion of Western and Japanese food from menus developed by our Executive Chef, Federico Zanellato, winner of the 2017 Citi Chef of the Year award in our fine dining restaurant, where guests can choose from our extensive wine list.
Relax and unwind after a hard day on the slopes at the bar, which also has a wide selection of local and international beers and spirits, plus a cocktail list that will keep you coming back for more.
Espresso coffee, using the finest Illy coffee, is available throughout the day.
Charges & Payment
From 8,500 yen per night 3 person share low season
Peak Season rates, based on 7 nights stay, with two people sharing, 14,500 yen per person per night.
Price includes a choice of continental or cooked breakfast, free pick up and drop off service to and from the slopes each day.
Ski pass, equipment hire and lessons can all be arranged when making a booking.
(Major credit cards accepted)
Getting to Double Black Hotel
Hakuba village is located in the north western region of Nagano Prefecture and is about an hour road journey from central Nagano City and Nagano Station. The local Oito train line and Route 148 road both run through the village.
44.3km from the Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
2.3km from the Hakuba Station on the Oito Line
A station pick-up is available
Double Black Hotel is about 5 minutes by car from Hakuba Station. The hotel offers free transfer to and from Hakuba bus and train stations. Fee applies for transfers to and from Hakuba / Nagano station.
At Nagano Train station, catch the local bus service to Hakuba. Tickets can be bought from the train station opposite the train ticket office, to the left of a small cafe as you come through the train ticket barriers. Buses leave regularly each, normally about 10-15 minutes after the Shinkansen arrives. Total travel time is about 4 hours door to door. Please phone ahead to let our hotel manager know what bus you will be on and they will pick you up from Hakuba bus terminal.
45.6km from the Nagano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
46.4km from the Itoigawa IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
51.8km from the Azumino IC on the Nagano Expressway
Nearest national route: 2.3km from Route 148
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 322
Parking is available
The Hakuba area is easily accessed from three expressways and around an hour drive from each.
The Azumino IC exit on the Nagano Expressway is just over 50km to the south of Hakuba, via Route 147 and Route 148.
The Nagano IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway is about 45km to the east of Hakuba, via Route 19, Prefecture Road 31 and Prefecture Road 33.
The Itoigawa IC exit on the Hokuriku Expressway is about 47km to the north of the Hakuba, via Route 148.
We will advise you on all your equipment needs (rentals, repairs, tuning and waxing) and arranging for instruction, mountain guides, children's programs, clothing needs, day tours, dining recommendations and reservations, massages and spa services.
Our personal shuttle service will deliver you to many of the resorts in the valley and to your choice of the main fine restaurants in Hakuba.
More information and contact details
Double Black Hotel
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