Best Hakuba Hotels and Ski Resorts

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Hakuba Valley is a winter wonderland located in the Japanese Northern Alps. Known for beautiful alpine scenery and ski resorts, Hakuba village is a must-visit destination for ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world. Finding the perfect place to stay in Hakuba is key to making the most of your ski vacation.

In this guide I’ve accumulated some of the best hotels and ski resorts in Hakuba, including ski-in, ski-out accommodation options, luxury lodges, and traditional Japanese ryokan. Get ready to discover your home away from home for your next Japanese winter adventure!

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5 Hakuba Ski-In, Ski-Out Accommdation

First, let’s start with some amazing ski-in, ski-out Hakuba accommodation. If you’re visiting Hakuba for skiing and snowboarding, maximize your time on the slopes by staying in a hotel or lodge just steps away from the ski lifts! 

These ski-in, ski-out Hakuba hotels will ensure you’re first in line to ski the morning powder, and the last one off the slopes at the end of the day (or the first in line for night skiing as well!)

The prices listed throughout this post of best Hakuba hotels is accurate at the time of writing. Be sure to check the latest booking prices for different room types by clicking the links provided.

1. Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba

Standard Room with Tatami Area – $196 USD per night for two people. Rooms here come with Western-style twins as well as a traditional Japanese tatami space, perfect for unwinding after a day on the slopes. 

Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba is a ski in ski out Hakuba hotel located near the Hakuba Cortina Ski Resort, which also connects to the Hakuba Norikura Onsen Ski Resort. This iconic hotel is a one-stop shop for winter sports visitors to Hakuba: they rent out ski equipment and sell lift tickets on-site, and near the hotel is a ski school, day care center, and even a doggie day care. A free shuttle stops at the hotel that can take guests to other Hakuba ski resorts as well. 

Tea and hot drinks are available all day, and meals are served buffet-style for guests who make breakfast and dinner reservations in advance. Additional amenities available to guests include karaoke rooms, massage services, saunas, and public onsen hot spring facilities, complete with mountain views. 

My favorite thing about this hotel – the exterior Shining vibes and bright red roof! Check out the latest availability here

2. Hakuba Sun Valley Hotel Annex

Double Room with Mountain View – $323 USD per night for two people. Room types vary from Western-style twin and double rooms to Japanese-style tatami rooms. For larger groups and families, suite rooms with two bedrooms are also available here for guests. 

Hakuba Sun Valley Hotel Annex is a ski in ski out Hakuba hotel located steps away from the Hakuba Goryu Iimori Ski Resort’s ski lifts (great for beginner skiiers), which connects to Haakuba Goryu Ski Resort and the Hakuba 47 Snow Resort. 

The Hakuba Sun Valley Hotel offers free coffee and tea for their guests, and have breakfast and dinner options available for an additional cost. A game room with a pool table and ping pong is also available for guests. 

Find the latest prices and availability here

3. Ha Mon Slope Side Hotel and Private Chalet

Double or Twin Room with Private Bathroom – $192 USD per night for two people. 

Ha Mon Slop Side Hotel is an intimate and unique Hakuba ski in ski out chalet located at the base of the Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort. This Japanese-style ryokan features tatami flooring and shoji paper screens, original to rural mountain village accommodation. It has Western comforts including cozy mattress beds and a spacious, art-filled common area and kitchen. 

A spacious sun terrace overlooking the mountain slopes and an on-site onsen are perfect places to relax after a day of skiing. The owners of this family-run Hakuba chalet make sure that all guests feel welcome and at home during their stay here. 

Find the latest prices and availability here

4. Mountain Side Hakuba

Superior Apartment – $2,106 USD per night for up to six people, 2-night minimum stay. 

Mountain Side Hakuba is a modern, ski-in, ski-out accommodation in Hakuba providing fully-equipped apartment rentals. Choose from 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments, complete with full bathrooms (with a bathtub), washer and dryer, a living room, dining area and kitchen. The apartments even have heated floors and a fireplace for extra comfort and coziness.  

The rooms overlook the Happo One Kokusai Ski Resort. A number of different lifts are easily accessible from the ski in, ski out accommodation, with the closest one being for Happo Kokusai slope. The first floor of the property is a fine-dining restaurant LUCE, and nearby are ski and snowboard rental facilities and an international (English-speaking) ski school.

Check out the latest rates and availability here

5. Marillen Hotel by Hakuba Hospitality Group

Superior Quadruple Room – $2,191 per night for up to four people, breakfast included. 

Marillen Hotel is an Austrian-style ski in ski out Hakuba hotel located next to the Nakiyama Slope of the Happo One Ski Resort. Enjoy Austrian meals, warm Gluhwein, and cold German beers next to the fireplace during your stay here. Rooms here are modern Western-style with large, comfortable beds and spacious rooms. Amenities on-site include a restaurant and bar with live music and ski storage.

This hotel is located at the base of the Olympic Happo One Ski Resort, and is walking distance from three different chair lifts and the Happo Gondola Station. Marillen Hotel also offers a free shuttle service to other ski resorts and areas around Hakuba. 

Check out the latest prices and availability here

Other Hakuba Accommodation

Hakuba has many other amazing hotel options that are worth considering, even if they aren’t ski in ski out. Hakuba Valley offers a free shuttle bus that takes skiiers and snowboarders for free around the different ski resorts in town, meaning you’re easily able to access the slopes even if you’re not staying at the base of them. 

These Hakuba hotels are additional options for where you can experience an unforgettable stay during your next winter getaway.

6. Hakuba Tokyu Hotel

Standard Twin Room with Balcony – $245 USD per night for two people. 

Hakuba Tokyu hotel is an iconic hotel in Hakuba. It’s part of the Japanese Tokyu hotel group known for great hospitality and overnight amenities, while the hotel itself looks and feels like a Western-style lodge lifted out of the mountains of Colorado. The hotel is located walking distance from the Hakuba Happo One ski area and the Kokusai slope lifts. A free shuttle also stops here that can take guests to ski lifts around Hakuba Valley.

Amenities at this Hakuba ski lodge include public onsen hot springs, massage services, a gift shop and mini mart, and tennis courts during the summer “green season”. Two restaurants are available on-site, one Japanese-style and one Western-style, as well as ski equipment rentals and bicycle rentals. 

Check out the latest prices and availability of this Hakuba hotel here

7. Hotel Sierra Resort Hakuba

Junior Suite – $394 USD per night for up to four people. 

Sierra Resort Hakuba is a Western-style mountain retreat in Hakuba. It is located in between Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort to the north and Hakuba Iwatake Mountain Resort to the south. A free shuttle service stops at the hotel which can take guests to different ski areas around Hakuba Valley.

The spacious suite rooms here are filled with modern comforts including private bathrooms and living areas (with views of the surrounding mountains and nature). Some rooms come with wooden stoves and private onsen attached too! The hotel also provides yukata (Japanese robe) rentals and free toiletries for guests. 

Amazing amenities on-site include a heated outdoor pool, indoor and outdoor hot spring onsen, and two restaurants on-site, one Western and one Japanese. 

Find the latest prices and availability of this Hakuba hotel with private onsen here

If you love the idea of staying somewhere with a private onsen, check out my Spectacular Stays page, which includes information for hotels and ryokan with private onsen in places like Mt. Fuji, Hokkaido, Hakone, Kyoto, and more. 

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