Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse (Kita Shiobara Village, Fukushima)

Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse
Kita Shiobara Village, Fukushima
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse (福島県 北塩原村)

Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse is a small, relaxing and reasonable B&B accommodation beside Lake Sohara located in Kita Shiobara village in the Ura Bandai region of Fukushima Prefecture.

Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse
Type Lodge / B&B / Pension / Inn
General location Located on the edge of Lake Sohara in Kita Shiobara village. The ski resorts in the Bandai region are all within reach.
Nearest ski lift Less than 10km
Rooms & capacity 4 Japanese style rooms
1 dormitory (shared) room.
Bedding is Japanese style futons
Bedding Japanese style futons
Style of toilets Western style
Bathrooms All rooms use shared bathroom facilities
Tatami mats Yes
Internet access Free Wi-Fi internet connection is available (common area and all rooms)
English speaking? English speaking staff are available
Smoking policy Non smoking accommodation.

Smoking is prohibited in the guesthouse - even in the freezing winter!
Pets policy Depends on the size. Please ask when you book
Guest Rooms
All rooms with Tatami floor and Futon mattress. Basin is equipped in all rooms.
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
General Facilities
Public bath and shared toilet.

Shared kitchen and shared laundry.

Amenities Body soap and shampoo in the public bath room.

BYO toiletries.

Canoe and kayak rental, bike rental (April-November).
A simple continental breakfast will be served every morning. There is a shared kitchen on the second floor.

A small bar in the guesthouse will open in the evening with some snack foods, beers and cocktails.
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Japanese room A (room charge 12960-15300yen, shared with three people, 4320-5100yen each)

Japanese room B (room charge 17280-19200yen, shared with four people, 4320-5100yen each)

Room share 3900-4400yen per person.

Best rates can be found on the guesthouse website!
Payment: Cash
Credit Card (Major credit cards accepted (lump sum payments only))
By Train
19.9km from the Inawashiro Station on the Banetsu Sai line
From Inawashiro Station, take a local bus for bound for Kyukamura Honkanmae and get off at the Soharako Iriguchi bus stop (40 mins). Walk 5 mins to arrive at the guesthouse.

If you want to buy some groceries before you come to the guesthouse, get off the bus at Onogawako Iriguchi bus stop which is near to the 7-11 in Ura Bandai (which is 4km from Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse).

Pick-up is available from the 7-11 in Ura Bandai. 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.
By Car
20km from the Inawashiro Bandai Kogen IC on the Banetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: 3.8km from Route 450
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 2
Parking is available for 10 vehicles
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse, Kita Shiobara, Fukushima
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse is situated on by the shore of Lake Sohara, approximately 260 km north of Tokyo. The guesthouse offers great views of Mt Bandai, one of the most famous volcanoes in Japan. It belongs to Bandai-Asahi National Park, which is a popular resort area throughout the year.

There is a comfortable garden in front of the guesthouse and a pier which runs out onto the lake. It's the perfect place to enjoy canoeing, cycling and trekking from summer to autumn.

In the winter season, both Grandeco and Nekoma ski resorts are accessible by bus, or you can just start snowshoeing directly from the guesthouse.

This snow paradise will also captivate you with a magnificent view looking over Lake Sohara to Mt Bandai.

accommodaton Accommodation Name Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse
Please mention if you make contact!
telephone Telephone (within Japan) 0241-23-8757
Telephone (from overseas) (81)-241-23-8757
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Official website
address Postal address Soharayama 1096-444
Kita Shiobara-mura
Bandai Lakeside Guesthouse
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Daily snow & weather reports
Latest report posted on Thursday 22nd November 2018