Myoko Powder Hostel (Myoko City, Niigata)

Myoko Powder Hostel
Myoko City, Niigata
Myoko Powder Hostel (新潟県 妙高市)

Myoko Powder Hostel has a selection of room types to choose from, just a short walk from the lifts at Akakura Onsen in Myoko, Niigata Prefecture.

Myoko Powder Hostel
Type Backpackers
General location 3 minutes walk from the nearest ski lift at Akakura Onsen
Nearest ski lift Less than 500m
Rooms & capacity 8 rooms
30 guest capacity
Bedding Both Western style beds and Japanese style futons available
Style of toilets Western style
Bathrooms All rooms use shared bathroom facilities
Tatami mats Yes
Internet access
English speaking? Native English speaking staff are available
Smoking policy All non smoking
Pets policy Pets are not allowed
Guest Rooms
Myoko Powder Hostel has 4 and 6 bed dorm rooms with a female only dorm room available.

Full self catering service with refrigerator/freezer, blender, smoothie maker, bread maker, rice cooker, cutlery, toaster, microwave, kettle and oven.

Laundry facilities available (wash and dry).

4 showers which are shared.

Non-smoking inside.

There are also a few private rooms available which can typically be booked for up to three. Will consider requests for private rooms accommodating more than 3 people or people requiring long term (longer than one month) accommodation.

Please feel free to e-mail and ask.
Myoko Powder Hostel, Myoko, Niigata
Myoko Powder Hostel, Myoko, Niigata
Myoko Powder Hostel, Myoko, Niigata
General Facilities
Fully Furnished Communal areas including:

Lounge with a wood burner, big screen projector, games and speaker system

Chill out room
Dining Area with view over the valley and breakfast bar
Myoko Powder Hostel, Myoko, Niigata
Charges are per dorm bed or per private room:

Dorm beds between 2900 yen and 4900 yen per night

Japanese style private rooms for 2-3 people between 9000 yen and 17000 yen per room
Payment: Cash
Credit Card (Major credit cards are accepted)
Bank Transfer
Myoko is located in the south western area of Niigata Prefecture, on the border with Nagano Prefecture.

Myoko Powder Hostel is located in the heart of the Akakura village area with just a 2 minute walk to all the bars and restaurants. The nearest ski lift is the Akakura Kanko lifts which are just a 3 minute walk away

The bus terminal is 2 minutes walk away or the train station is a 10 minute taxi ride away.
By Train
25.5km from the Joetsu Myoko Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
5.2km from the Myoko Kogen Station on the Kita Shinano line
8km from the Sekiyama Station on the Myoko Haneuma Line
Just over 5km from Myoko Kogen Station
By Car
5.5km from the Myoko Kogen IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
11.8km from the Nakago IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
11.9km from the Shinano-machi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: 2.6km from Route 18
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 399
Parking is available
About 5.5km from Myoko Kogen IC
We are a new hostel in the Myoko area and hope to provide a strong communal atmosphere where fellow skiers can meet and chill out.

Our staff are a mix of Australian, English and Japanese and have all done seasons in Myoko before and are happy to advise on everything from best places to hike to the best places to drink. We will also be offering shuttle services in the hostel van to the many nearby resorts in the valley.

We are proud of our large communal areas where people can drink, sit by the fire, play games and discuss their lines from the day!
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telephone Telephone (within Japan) 0255787404 or 08069373544
Telephone (from overseas) (81)-255787404 or (81)-8069373544
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Official website
address Postal address 398-8 Akakura Onsen
Myoko Powder Hostel
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Daily snow & weather reports
Latest report posted on Sunday 7th May 2017