Maruken Sanso is a family run 'minshuku' (traditional Japanese inn, like a B&B) that has been operating in Nozawa Onsen for 45 years. It is located close to both the Hikage Gondola and also the central area of Nozawa Onsen village.
Just over 200m from the Hikage Gondola
Nearest ski lift
Less than 250m
Rooms & capacity
11 rooms 40 guest capacity
Both Western style beds and Japanese style futons available
Style of toilets
Both Western and Japanese style
Some rooms have private bathroom
Free Wi-Fi is available
Basic English speaking staff are available
No smoking restrictions
Pets are not allowed
7 Japanese style standard rooms (no private toilet)
2 Japanese style deluxe rooms (with private toilet)
1 Japanese and Twin Bed room super deluxe room (with private toilet)
15.4km from the Iiyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
8.1km from the Togari Nozawa Onsen Station on the Iiyama Line
47.4km from the Nagano Station on the Shinetsu Honsen Line
Pick up from Nozawa Onsen bus terminal available.
21.3km from the Toyota Iiyama IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
29.6km from the Shinshu Nakano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
54.3km from the Shiozawa Ishiuchi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: 3.9km from Route 117
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 38
Parking is available for 10 vehicles
The village area and ski resort is about 6km off Route 117 when approaching from Nagano City, and just over 3km off Route 117 when approaching from the north.
The nearest exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway is Toyota Iiyama IC.
Maruken Sanso is a family run business that has been operating in Nozawa Onsen for 45 years.
In Japan our accommodation is known as a Minshuku (pronounced 'meenshuku') or family house - it is simular to a Bed a Breakfast style accommodation.
A Japanese or western style breakfast and Japanese dinner is included in the price.
We are located just a 3 minute walk to the main gondola and main street of Nozawa Onsen village where you can find restaurants, a supermarket, bars, souvenir and gift shops and also traditional Japanese local onsens hot springs.
More information and contact details
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