Schanze Nozawa is a Western-Japanese style lodge located by the Nozawa Onsen resort in northern Nagano Prefecture. It is just a short walk away from the Nagasaka Gondola base station.
Lodge / B&B / Pension / Inn
The lodge is only 3 minutes’ walk away from the main gondola station and it is also within walking distance to everything else, including the ski hire shops, bars, cafe, restaurants, and of course, hot Onsen.
Nearest ski lift
Less than 250m
Rooms & 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 throughout the accommodation
Fluent English speaking staff are available
Strictly no smoking indoors
Pets are not allowed
STANDARD ROOM (SHARED BATHROOM) The Standard Room (shared Bathroom) accommodates up to 2 guests with 2 sets of futon that can be laid out separately or pushed together.
STANDARD ROOM WITH ATTACHED BATHROOM The Standard Room with Attached Bathroom accommodates 2 guests with 2 sets of futon that can be laid out separately or pushed together. These rooms include attached bathroom.
JUNIOR STUDIO WITH PRIVATE BATHROOM The Junior Studio with Private Bathroom (bathroom located next to the room) can accommodate up to 3 guests. The room tucked away at the basement level, away from all other rooms which are at the upper floors. This room is furnished with 1 double bed and 1 sofa bed which can easily be converted to another resting area.
JUNIOR STUDIO WITH ATTACHED BATHROOM The Junior Studio with Attached Bathroom (bathroom located in the room) can accommodate up to 2 guests. This is a NEWLY designed and constructed room to be ready for Winter season 2018/2019! This room oversee the calm and slow pace Nozawa Onsen village which energizes the rest your day!
FAMILY LOFTED ROOM (SHARED BATHROOM) The Family Lofted Room is a Japanese-styled lofted duplex room that can accommodate 4 guests, especially ideal for family with kids, or guests in a group.
FAMILY STUDIO LOFT WITH ATTACHED BATHROOM The Family Studio Loft with Attached Bathroom (bathroom located in the room) accommodates up to 5 guests. This is a NEWLY designed and constructed room to be ready for Winter season 2018/2019. It is furnished with 1 double bed, and 3 sets of futon which allows guests to experience both Japanese lodging style and the familiar Western bedding style all in one room.
FAMILY STUDIO WITH PRIVATE BATHROOM The Family Studio (bathroom located next to the room) accommodates up to 4 adults and 2 children. The room tucked away at the basement level, away from all other rooms which are at the upper floors. It is furnished with 2 double beds, and a bunk bed.
Free Wi-Fi, complimentary daily breakfast items (provided in all Studios only), a shared Mac desktop for guests use.
The reading lounge is a cozy corner to rejuvenate after a long tiring day and give the tired limbs a much needed rest. Sink into the couch, grab a magazine, or just take a nap. Feel free to choose a novel from the stock of books in the shelves. The reading lounge also feature an area with full glass window overlooking the ski run that tracks past the lodge. Have your afternoon tea and watch the children glide past in their sledge. Or indulge in a glass of wine and watch in awe professional skiers leaping off from the 3 ski jumps.
Breakfast items provided in all the Studio rooms (with Kitchenette) for self-made breakfast. For non-Studio rooms, it is possible to request an add-on breakfast at 1,000Yen/pax/breakfast. There are also plenty of restaurants nearby within walking distance from the lodge.
Charges & Payment
Standard room (shared bathroom) at ¥16,000/night
Standard room with attached bathroom at ¥20,000/night
Family lofted room (shared bathroom) at ¥26,000/night
Junior studio with private bathroom at ¥30,000/night
Junior studio with attached bathroom at ¥38,000/night
Family studio lofted with attached bathroom at ¥42,000/night
Family studio with private bathroom at ¥45,000/night
Getting to Schanze Nozawa
Located right by the base area of Nozawa Onsen resort.
14.1km from the Iiyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
2.4km from the Togari Nozawa Onsen Station on the Iiyama Line
14.1km from the Iiyama Station on the Iiyama Line
A station pick-up is available
The ski bus service operates between Narita/Haneda Airport and Nozawa Onsen. This express coach will bring guests from the airport to Nozawa Onsen Chuo Bus Terminal, with a couple of stops during the 5hr ride. Transfers are available only at specific time(s) each day. Alight at Nozawa Onsen, and we are 10 -15 minutes’ walk away!
Nearest national route: 4.2km from Route 117
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 353
Parking is available
There is a nearby public car park
Schanze Nozawa is one of the nearest ski lodge to Nagasaka Gondola (3 minutes’ walk away!). Schanze Nozawa features 9 guest rooms. We have rooms which are traditional Japanese rooms with futons on tatami mats for guests who will like to experience the Japanese lodging like a local. For guests who prefer the familiar Western bedding – we have it too! Which will make you feel like you are home away from home!
Stay right next to the gondola and enjoy the best view of winter snow.
Please note: the phone numbers shown are winter-season only. The number +65 90626376 is contactable all seasons.
More information and contact details
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