Raicho Lodge Madarao (Iiyama City, Nagano)

Raicho Lodge Madarao
Madarao, Iiyama City, Nagano
雷鳥ロッジ (長野県 飯山市)

Raicho Lodge is a newly fully renovated accommodation in Madarao with a comforting and modern Japanese style and located just a few minutes walk from the nearest ski run at Madarao in northern Nagano Prefecture.

Raicho Lodge Madarao
Type Lodge / B&B / Pension / Inn
General location Close to the slopes of Madarao
Nearest ski lift Less than 250m
Rooms & capacity 9 guest rooms with a total of 28 beds
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 Free Wi-Fi is available
English speaking? Staff at Tanuki Inn are a mix of bilingual Japanese and native english speakers.
Smoking policy A non-smoking property
Pets policy No pets allowed
Guest Rooms
Raicho Lodge Madarao is a ryokan, a traditional Japanese Inn, with tatami floors and shared baths. There is 1 room with a private en-suite. The accommodation is currently under-going renovations and the photos on this listing will be updated once completed.

All the rooms are spacious with beautiful views of the mountain and feature free Wifi, an in-room safe and a flat screen TV.
Raicho Lodge Madarao, Iiyama, Nagano
Raicho Lodge Madarao, Iiyama, Nagano
Raicho Lodge Madarao, Iiyama, Nagano
General Facilities
The heart of Raicho Lodge centers around our stunning fireplace that connects our bar and restaurant areas. Unwind at the end of the day with a Japanese craft beer, regional sake or a Japanese whiskey by the warm fire and watch the snow come down outside.

Raicho Lodge has ski and snowboard storage, drying room, washing machine and dryer.

Staff can assist with booking taxi transfers, restaurant reservations and discounted lift passes.
All guests will be able enjoy a delicious breakfast.

In the afternoon and evenings, Raicho Lodge is proud to be hosting Kermis @ Madarao for the 2018/19 seasons! The Kermis dining concept from a young and dynamic Chef Nobu. He has been touring Japan as a pop-up restaurant chef and will be calling Madarao home for the coming ski season. Chef Nobu has worked at Joël Robuchon Tokyo and brings this level of attention to detail and creativity to his Kermis concept. A beautiful balancing of European and Japanese cooking techniques that only enhance the very best local Japanese ingredients.
Raicho Lodge Madarao, Iiyama, Nagano Raicho Lodge Madarao, Iiyama, Nagano
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Discounted lift passes for guests are available.
Payment: Cash
Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB)
Madarao is easily accessed by Shinkansen from Tokyo Station or Ueno to Iiyama Station in about 1hr 40m. Bus transfers to Madarao from Iiyama station take about 30 min. Taxi or private car is about 20 min.
By Train
11.2km from the Iiyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
11.2km from the Iiyama Station on the Iiyama Line
14.1km from the Myoko Kogen Station on the Shinetsu Honsen Line
A station pick-up is available
By Car
9.9km from the Toyama Nishi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: 9.9km from Route 117
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 97
Parking is available for 6 vehicles
Raicho Lodge Madarao, Iiyama, Nagano
Raicho Lodge Madarao is an ideal base to discover the still somewhat hidden gem that Madarao is.

Famous for its in resort tree runs and exciting side country, Madarao is gaining a reputation with people looking for a place that delivers the goods but not the crowds.

Madarao is also an excellent base to explore other resorts in the Nagano and Niigata region. With a car you can expand your adventures to include day trips to Lotte Arai, Myoko Kogen, Shiga Kogen and Nozawa Onsen as well as some other local hills we only share with guests.
accommodaton Accommodation Name Raicho Lodge Madarao
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telephone Telephone (within Japan) 090-2644-5849
Telephone (from overseas) (81)-90-2644-5849
Send direct email info@raicholodge.com
Official website https://www.raicho-lodge.com/
address Postal address 11492-333 Iiyama
Raicho Lodge Madarao
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Latest report posted on Sunday 31st March 2019