Hakuba Alps Backpackers is located near the base of the Hakuba Goryu resort, with the other ski resorts of Hakuba all within easy reach using a free shuttle bus. The lodge offers friendly staff, a pleasant atmosphere, clean rooms, an open kitchen and a large living room - and there's a choice of restaurants and bars nearby.
Hakuba Alps Backpackers
House / Chalets / Cottages
About 1000m from the base lifts at Hakuba Goryu resort
Nearest ski lift
Less than 1km
Rooms & capacity
9 rooms 40 guest capacity
Both Western style beds and Japanese style futons available
Style of toilets
All rooms use shared bathroom facilities
Free Wi-Fi internet connection is available throughout accommodation
Native English speaking staff available
Pets are not allowed
We have 5 private room at the Lodge that are Japanese style and 4 Dormitory rooms that are bunk beds.
We have a male and female dormitory.
There are 2 living rooms, an open kitchen, 1 bathroom with Jacuzzi, 2 toilets and a total of 5 guests rooms.
DVD Satellite TV Billiard Table Beer Vending Machine Outdoor wooden deck for the BBQ.
There are various restaurants and bars close by and within easy reach.
No meals are provided, but an open kitchen is available for guests to use.
Charges & Payment
3000 yen per night per person (including tax).
Getting to Hakuba Alps Backpackers
Hakuba village is located in the north western region of Nagano Prefecture and is about an hour road journey from central Nagano City and Nagano Station. The local Oito train line and Route 148 road both run through the village.
38.9km from the Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
0.3km from the Kamishiro Station on the Oito Line
5km from the Hakuba Station on the Oito Line
A station pick-up is available
Hakuba Alps Backpackers is a short walk from Kamishiro Station and about 5km from Hakuba Station, both on the local Oito line.
40.4km from the Nagano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
45.8km from the Azumino IC on the Nagano Expressway
50.3km from the Itoigawa IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: 0.2km from Route 148
Parking is available for 20 vehicles
The Hakuba area is easily accessed from three expressways and around an hour drive from each.
The Azumino IC exit on the Nagano Expressway is just over 50km to the south of Hakuba, via Route 147 and Route 148.
The Nagano IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway is about 45km to the east of Hakuba, via Route 19, Prefecture Road 31 and Prefecture Road 33.
The Itoigawa IC exit on the Hokuriku Expressway is about 47km to the north of the Hakuba, via Route 148.
To get to Hakuba Alps Backpackers, on Route 148 from Omachi head north towards Hakuba. Turn left towards the Hakuba Goryu ski resort, cross the train track, and Hakuba Alps Backpackers is the third house -- look out for the big windmill sign on the building.
Hakuba Alps Backpackers opened on New Years Eve, 2002 and we are located just at the bottom of the Goryu resort.
We have friendly staff, a pleasant atmosphere, clean rooms, an open kitchen and a large living room making our lodge an ideal location for your holidays.
Our lodge is at the bottom of the Hakuba Goryu resort.
The free shuttlle bus goes to the ski resorts often, also a 10 min walk to Hakuba Goryu. Restaurants and bars are near by the lodge. Friendly staff and friendly neighbours makes you feel like you are a local.
Feel right at home and feel free to contact us if you have any questions at all.
More information and contact details
Hakuba Alps Backpackers
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