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Reviewed 28 August 2016

After staying at another hotel in the area and having a rather uncomfortable sleep on a very hard mattress I decided to try to find another place to stay. We ended up deciding on Bears Den Mountain Lodge. While Im always weary of reading reviews from winter sports enthusiasts on a euphoric endorphin fuelled high (I know because I fall...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Bear's Den was an amazing place to stay with our family of five. Great location, family friendly, comfortable amenities and super friendly and helpful staff. Lesley was amazing and always there to help us out, from helping to organise our ski hire to arranging private ski lessons and even helping our kids to get their ski gear on when we...

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Thank Kate D
UAE
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Fantastic place with tasty design for all mountain and nature lovers. The owner, Lesley, is originally Australian, so you will be pleased to see, that there will be no problem with the language. She willingly picked us up from the train station at agreed time. We absolutely loved the comfort of the lodge and homy atmosphere not just because of...

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing, fantastic friendly, Lesley is always welcoming, breakfasts are good, service is always with a big smile. Warm fire place making it cosy, spacious rooms, other guests are great. Good way to make new friends. Thanks for an amazing week Lesley! Can't wait to come back in jan 2017!!

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Thank Pene123
Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few times, amazing western style accommodation, comfy beds and a wicked hot tub to soothe the tired muscles after a big day. Well priced bar and yummy food, there's even a theatre if you have a down day! Leslie is a fantastic host to top it all off.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Bears Den- The experience and trip of a lifetime, thanks to Lesley and her wonderful staff Fumi and Pol. beautiful lodge nestled away in a quite part of Goryu. Walking distance to restaurants and bars, Lesley will also drive you 5 mins to the base of the ski resort to experience the awesome Japanese snow. rooms are very clean and...

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bearsdenhakuba, Owner at Bears Den Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Nick, and for the add to your Hakuba group. Keep in touch and best wishes on your next journey :) Thanks again, Bears Den Team.

Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We rolled up last minute, in off season, without a booking and no idea what to expect. Host, Leslie, was so warm and welcoming and her lodge is absolutely beautiful. We felt completely at home, relaxed and looked after. I cannot recommend this lodge more highly, it is just perfect.

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bearsdenhakuba, Guest Relations Manager at Bears Den Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Konnichiwa Titchi, thanks for the surprise visit last year, great to have you and your family stay, thank you for your kind review of our Lodge. Hope to see you all again sometime. Regards, Lesley and Riley

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I loved staying at the Bears Den. It is the only hotel I have ever stayed in that has felt like home. Leslie, the owner, is just a darling and goes above and beyond for her guests. It's a great location for getting to the local snow fields. You can even board/ski home. It is so lovely and warm. Very...

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bearsdenhakuba, Guest Relations Manager at Bears Den Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Konnichiwa Paula, thank you for your awesome review of the Bears Den. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you back again sometime. Thanks for sharing your holiday pics. :) Bears Den team

Nagano, Japan
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Very clean, but at the same time a very homey place. The owner Lesley is very pleaslant and friendly. The best part is the bed... it is so comfy! And it is also minutes walking away for skiing. Thank you Lesley!

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bearsdenhakuba, Guest Relations Manager at Bears Den Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Konnichiwa Taka, thank you for your review, pleased to hear you liked the location and comfort of the lodge, we appreciate the feedback. :) Bears Den team

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Amazing lodge, with perfect accommodation for all types of travellers, and a homely and comfortable feel. The bears den is set in a perfect location, just a short walk from the slopes and secluded in the beautiful mountains of Hakuba. The rooms are large and open, with big bathrooms unlike many places in Japan, and also have an inviting and...

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bearsdenhakuba, Guest Relations Manager at Bears Den Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Konnichiwa Emma, thank you for your review, pleased to hear you had a brilliant snowboard trip, we look forward to seeing you guys back at the Bears Den, happy travels until then. - Bears Den team

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yokoso! Everyone is welcome at our mountain getaway; a unique, boutique style private lodging, walking distance from Goryu/Hakuba 47 Ski resort. Accommodation features western furnishings, king/twin or family rooms with en suite bathrooms, spacious living with an open fire place, bbq on the verandah and outdoor hot tub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bears Den Mountain Lodge

Address: 22213-6 Kamishiro Oaza | Kita Azumi Gun, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9211, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura
Price Range: $149 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Modern luxurious beds and the best breakfast in Japan...do you need anything else?”
 of 5 bubbles 111russellw, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely and quiet as the lodge is located in the forrest at the end of the road”
 of 5 bubbles ivana197, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms all similar and close to eachother”
 of 5 bubbles bronwynt433, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“It doesn't matter which room they are all beautiful”
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“All rooms are great as only small ski lodge”
 of 5 bubbles simond955, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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