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Reviewed 23 January 2014

We joined a number of families for a 2 week stay in Hakuba in January '14. The spacious & tastefully designed villas in the lovely Wadano area gave us our privacy, whilst being well appointed to socialise with our friends. We were grateful that the Gakuto shuttle bus was always available to drop us to restaurants & the supermarket. The...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We loved Gakuto Villas - it was a real privilege to be in such beautiful mountains with such fabulous facilities. We loved every bit of it. Nathan is awesome and the villa was perfect. The service Tori & the guys provide is warm, friendly and wonderful. We will definitely be back. Di Westaway

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2013

We stayed at Gakuto Villas Jan 2013. My husband and I and out 3 children - 15, 13 and 10. We loved it. The Villas were beautiful designed and well looked after. We had to go to the lodge across the road for breakfast and we thought this might be a problem but it was lovely. The breakfast are simple...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Our stay at Hakuba was very enjoyable, all thanks to the ever-helpful staff at Gakuto and the lovely villa. The villa had everything we needed and the under floor heating made the place so welcoming after our days in the snow. The nightly runs to the supermarket were great, allowing us to pick up food that we cooked in the...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Very nice modern double-storey house with good heating and amenities. Kitchen was well-equipped. However, its not very child-friendly as the staircase railings are only supported by cables. We had crawling babies and children, so we had to put our suitcases to block the kids from tumbling through the cables. Breakfast provided was so-so. One morning, there wasn't enough to eat...

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gakutovillas, General Manager at Gakuto Villas, responded to this review

Gakuto Villas is glad to let you know that your concerns have been taken into consideration, and now a guard rail has been built, so you wouldn’t need to worry about your children’s safety. We at Gakuto Villas hope that you will choose us for your next stay at Hakuba! Warm regards, The Gakuto Villas Team

Melbourne
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Stayed in the lodge (not a villa) for three weeks as a seasonal staff member who's work had finished and wanted to stay on. Team were great, room was awesome and I had allot of fun. Would surely book for a whole month when I return as a tourist.

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Wokingham
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Had a fantastic week staying at Gakuto Villas, Hakuba, in Oct 12 as part of a tour of Japan. Relaxed spacious Alpine feel to the area. The villas were absolutly fantastic, beautifully finished, with free wifi & a car parking spot! Scenery was beautiful with some wicked downhill Mountain bike routes easily accessable from Gakuto (which was the main reason...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We stayed here in early Feb and had an awesome time. The villas are great, the bedrooms were big, beautiful views from the window and compfy beds. Theres a big room as you walk in to keep all your gear and heaps of places to eat close by. We'll definitely be returning... :)

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Sydney
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We stayed here for 14 days in January 2013. We had 4 adults and 1 teenager and the space was just perfect for us. The location is great as you're a short walk to the Happo One ski lifts and you can ski home. The staff were great and picked us up/dropped us off at the bus station and at...

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We booked 2 villas at the beginning of Feb for 6 nights. The villas were new, clean and warm. The main drawback was the lack of side rails on the stairs and upstairs landing area which made it unsafe for young children. Our group had 4 young children under 2 years old and we had to constantly keep an eye...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Gakuto Villas, nestled in the Hakuba Valley of Nagano, Japan. Only minutes away from world renowned slopes, with 10 ski resorts in the vicinity, we offer affordable boutique accommodations for the conscious traveler. Our twelve chic, two-story houses were specifically designed to provide a distinctly comfortable and modern level of hospitality to our guests. As your home away from home, we are dedicated to making your stay as rejuvenating as possible! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gakuto Villas

Address: 4720-1,4721,4722 Hokujyo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura
Price Range: $458 - $891 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gakuto Villas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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