Hotel Shirakabaso (Yamanouchi Town, Nagano)

Hotel Shirakabaso
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
ホテル白樺荘・志賀高原 (長野県 山之内町)

Hotel Shirakabaso is located close to the Hasuike ski lifts and slopes in the Shiga Kogen resort area, northern Nagano Prefecture.

Hotel Shirakabaso
Type Hotel
Ryokan
General location Just 1 minute walk from the main Hasuike Bus Stop and a few minutes walk from the slopes
Nearest ski lift Less than 100m
Rooms & capacity 30 rooms
100 guest capacity
Bedding Both Western style beds and Japanese style futons available
Style of toilets Western style
Bathrooms Some rooms have private bathroom
Tatami mats Yes
Internet access Wi-Fi connection is available in guest rooms and lobby area.

English speaking? Many speak can speak some English
Smoking policy All public spaces and guest rooms are non smoking
Pets policy Pets are not allowed (guide dogs OK)
Guest Rooms
There are 3 types of guest rooms:

20 Japanese-style rooms (standard: 8 tatami mats / deluxe: 10 tatami mats)

8 Western-style rooms

2 Combo rooms of both styles

All rooms are non-smoking

There is a special smoking room on the 1st Floor by the lounge

Room facilities:

Washlet toilet
Washing bowl
TV with some satellite channels
Hot water kettle
Fridge
Panel heater

Room amenities:

Bath towel
Small towel
Toothbrush
Yukata
Japanese tea set

Rooms with bath also include shampoo, rinse and body soap
Hotel Shirakabaso, Yamanouchi, Nagano
Hotel Shirakabaso, Yamanouchi, Nagano
Hotel Shirakabaso, Yamanouchi, Nagano
General Facilities
Free internet access is available in the shop. Free wireless Internet access is also provided in the lobby area.

We have outdoor baths with natural hot spring water and they are surrounded by snow in winter – you can enjoy a soak under the stars.

The private baths (family baths) are open for 24 hours without extra charge. In the private baths, the hot water is directly extracted from a hot spring. There is also a sauna by the communal baths.

Other facilities include ski locker rooms, coffee shop, vending machines, ski, board & wear rentals, ping pong, lobby shop and free car parking.
Dining
Most rate packs included evening meal and breakfast. Only breakfast may be available depending on the date. Usually, room-only is not available.

Enjoy our winter hot pot dish filled with local mushrooms. The summer menu includes eggplant dishes, salad and local beef. Dinner is available if requests are made before 9:00am on the day you arrive. Dinner and breakfast are served in the dining room on the 2nd floor. Instead of a Japanese-style meal, you can also request Western-style meals. Also, if you prefer, fish dishes can be changed to meat dishes and rice can be changed to bread or potatoes (all requests need to be made two days prior to arrival). You may bring food to your room but please do not cook it in your room or do not eat it in the dining room.

The coffee shop is open during the winter season only. Menu samples in the shop are ramen (noodles), soba (noodles), curry and rice etc. There is no convenience store around the hotel but a shop in our hotel sells some food.
Hotel Shirakabaso, Yamanouchi, Nagano Hotel Shirakabaso, Yamanouchi, Nagano
All charges total for 2 guests:

STANDARD JAPANESE Room Charge:
15,500yen
8 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / NO MEALS INCL / ENSUITE TOILET (SHARED BATHROOM)

STANDARD JAPANESE Breakfast
17,500yen
8 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE TOILET (SHARED BATHROOM)

TWIN Room Charge
21,300yen
2 SINGLE BEDS / NO MEALS INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET

TWIN Breakfast
23,300yen
2 SINGLE BEDS / BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET

DX JAPANESE Room Charge
23,500yen
10 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / NO MEALS INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET

STANDARD JAPANESE Dinner
21,500yen
8 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / DINNER AND BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE TOILET (SHARED BATHROOM)
per room per night / Maximum of 2 guest(s) per room

STANDARD JAPANESE Dinner
29,550yen
8 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / DINNER AND BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE TOILET (SHARED BATHROOM)
per room per night / Maximum of 3 guest(s) per room

DX JAPANESE Breakfast
25,500yen
10 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET

TWIN Dinner
27,300yen
2 SINGLE BEDS / DINNER AND BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET

DX JAPANESE Dinner29,500yen
10 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / DINNER AND BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET
per room per night / Maximum of 2 guest(s) per room

DX JAPANESE Dinner39,450yen
10 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / DINNER AND BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET
per room per night / Maximum of 3 guest(s) per room

DX JAPANESE Dinner48,200yen
10 MAT JAPANESE STYLE ROOM / DINNER AND BREAKFAST INCL / ENSUITE BATHROOM AND TOILET
per room per night / Maximum of 4 guest(s) per room
Payment: Cash
Credit Card (Visa, AMEX, Mastercard)
The Shiga Kogen ski resorts are located in Yamanouchi town in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, to the north east of Nagano City.
Train
By Train
43.2km from the Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
14.2km from the Yudanaka Station on the Nagano Dentetsu Nagano Line
43.2km from the Nagano Station on the Shinetsu Honsen Line
The closest train station is the Yudanaka Station on the Nagano Dentetsu Nagano line which stops in the Yudanaka region of Yamanouchi, at the base of Shiga Kogen and a bus service from there to Shiga Kogen takes about 20 minutes.

Bus services to Shiga Kogen are also available from the main Nagano Station and take about 70 minutes (1700 yen)
bus
By Car
24.2km from the Shinshu Nakano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
28.9km from the Toyota Iiyama IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
36.2km from the Suzaka Nagano Higashi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: 0.1km from Route 292
Parking is available for 25 vehicles
The closest exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway is the Shinshu Nakano IC.

The Hasuike bus stop is just 1 minute walk from the hotel.
Hotel Shirakabaso, Yamanouchi, Nagano Hotel Shirakabaso, Yamanouchi, Nagano
Hotel Shirakabaso is ideally located in the ski and snowboard resort of Shiga Kogen. The nearest ski area is only a three-minute walk from the hotel and the nearest bus stop (Hasu-ike Stop) is less than one minute on foot. Come, stay and enjoy skiing and hiking!

Our baths are onsen baths (baths with hot spring water) and there are roten-buros (outdoor baths) and private baths that are freely available to our guests.

Shiga Kogen is one of the largest ski resorts in Japan and noted for its powder snow conditions. We are also near the wild snow monkeys at Jigokudai Yaen Koen Park. From our hotel it is located 15 minutes by bus and 30 minutes on foot.
accommodaton Accommodation Name Hotel Shirakabaso
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telephone Telephone (within Japan) 0269-34-3311
Telephone (from overseas) (81)-269-34-3311
Send direct email info@shirakaba.co.jp
Official website http://www.shirakaba.co.jp/english
address Postal address Hirao 7148
Hasuike
Shiga Kogen (7148 Hirao)
Yamanouchi-machi
Shimotakai-gun
Nagano-ken
381-0401
Hotel Shirakabaso
Contact information
Telephone
From within Japan
0269-34-3311

From outside Japan
(81)-269-34-3311
Fax
0269-34-3036
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Daily snow & weather reports
Latest report posted on Monday 29th May 2017