Hotel Goryukan Hakuba

Hotel Goryukan is a full service Japanese Ryokan Hotel with comfortable Western & Japanese accommodation; an excellent location near the base of Happo One Ski Resort; and stunning views of the ski slopes. The Happo Nakiyama Lifts are just 400m from the hotel (an easy 10min flat walk) and the courtesy shuttle bus offers a convenient schedule to the other ski slopes in Hakuba Valley as well as taking you around town, to and from dinner nearby (in the Wadano, Echoland restaurant areas).

This fabulous Hakuba hotel has been recently refurbished and features spacious comfy rooms; thermal indoor and outdoor hot springs, saunas; a relaxing cocktail lounge; Teppanyaki bar and restaurant; as well as friendly professional Japanese staff (all speaking excellent English).  With a variety of accommodation, services and cuisine this is a great property to experience true Japanese hospitality and cuisine.

Accommodation Details

Hotel Goryukan Hakuba has particularly spacious rooms (for Japan) and very comfortable mattresses.  Kick back and relax after your day on the slopes, soak in the inhouse onsen and enjoy a Japanese banquet for dinner.  In the hotel there is also a self serve laundry with free detergent provided and dryers. Vending machines in same area are available for beer, hot and cold drinks.

Standard Corner Twin Room with satoyama (valley) view:
Only three of these cute little corner twin room with ensuite bathroom are available at Goryukan, perfect size for a couple on their ski holiday to Hakuba. Be sure to head down to the recently refurbished bar lounge to enjoy a drink or soak your tired body in the onsen bath.

  • Up to 2 guests
  • Room Size: 15 sqm
  • Beds: 2 single beds

Standard Oriental Twin Room with satoyama (valley) view:
Relax in these spacious rooms looking out to the beautiful valley of Hakuba. The bathrooms are spacious; you can enjoy tea or coffee in your room, then wear your yukata robe and head down for a relaxing hot spring bath.

  • Up to 3 guests
  • Room Size: 35sqm
  • Beds: 2 single+extra bed

Deluxe Twin Room with slope view:
Experience the best view of Japan’s North Alps and the Winter Olympics Jumping Stadium through your room window. These rooms come with two single beds and two additional extra beds can be placed to accommodate up to four guests.

  • Up to 4 guests
  • Room Size: 35sqm
  • Beds: 2 single + 2 extra bed

Deluxe Wa-Yo Room with slope view:
Experience the best of both worlds in one room; this room has two permanent western beds and up to 2 comfortable western low beds on tatami bamboo flooring depending on your group size.

  • Up to 4 guests
  • Room Size: 35sqm
  • Beds: 2 single + 2 extra

Deluxe Oriental Room:
Want to submerge yourself in Japanese atmosphere, and not give up the comfort of the western beds. This room has tatami bamboo mats, with western mattresses.

  • Up to 4 guests
  • Room Size: 44sqm
  • Beds: 2 singles + 2 extra bed



Restaurant Teppanyaki Sakura is a must do dining experience featuring an open kitchen with a wood burning oven, rotisserie oven and a large teppanyaki grill for live culinary performances.  For families and groups we recommend booking one of the special dining rooms for private gatherings.

The dinner menu includes local dishes from Shinshu (the old name for Nagano) cooked with pork, beef and mountain trout in an innovative multi-course Japanese meal. An a la carte menu is available to suit all tastes too.

The hotel’s breakfast buffet is served at this restaurant every morning and features plenty of fresh fruits, cereals, an egg station (cooked to order) with bacon and toast; or try the full Japanese breakfast with noodles, salmon, vegetables and pickles.

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