The Space【About the lodge】
・There is a private bus to Madarao Kogen Ski Resort ---- 1 min
・There is a pick up bus to Nozawa Onsen ---- 30 mins (1200 yen)
・Onsen is equipped (Shared bathroom)
【About breakfast and dinner】
If you want to have breakfast and dinner, I can offer you for some extra cost. The breakfast and dinner are reservation only. Please make a reservation by 8am of the day before.
With all due respect, My mum's cooking is really amazing.
It is worthy to try once. There are some restaurants around the highland though, I really appreciate to you if you try once. I'm sure that you never regret that.
Menu---bread (all-you-can-eat), scrambled eggs, some wieners or hams, salad, jam (made by chef), coffee/tea/apple juice/orange juice(all-you-can-drink)
・dinner-----3000 yen Highly recommend!!!
Menu changes from day to day.
You can drink tap water, the water is natural water from the mountain.
【About the room】
There are 18 square meters (193.75 square feet).
MAXIMUM - 4 Adults
-2 Single size beds
-2 Futon sets (Japanese Mattress)
-Air conditioner (cool/heat)
-Clean Face towels and bath towels
【About Share space】
-Toilets on each floor
-Clothing Drying Machine
【5 things to do in Madarao Kogen except for Skiing】
1. Nozawa Onsen
There are about thirty different type of hot springs and thirteen public hot spring baths. Whilst the baths are free of charge, there is a box outside each one for visitors to provide a donation for upkeep. You will also need to take your own towel and soap.
From Hokuryuko ski area there are several hiking trails that link up to eventually lead to the Inner Shrine of the Kosuge Shrine. It’s a fairly steep slog up hill for forty minutes but the shrine is very pretty and the views back to the plain are great. There is also a freshwater spring next to the shrine to fill your water bottle up at! Lake Hokuryuko is also often used for kayaking.
3. Cherry Blossom Viewing
The ruins of Iiyama Castle built by the orders of feudal lord Uesugi Kenshin is one of the very best sakura locations in the region during the Iiyama Joshi Sakura Festival. About 400 someiyoshino blossoms cover the entire mountain in pink, and the cherry blossoms and narcissus blooming during the same season are equally gorgeous. From the castle ruins you can have a grand view of the Chikuma River flowing down along with with the mountainscape of Shiga-Kogen with snow left on its peak.
Lake Nozomi is only 5-10 minutes by car from Madarao. It is regarded as a ‘hidden spot’ of bass fishing ? but getting more and more popular with each season. Other activities are also available.
5. Seeing Japan Snow Monkeys
A visit to the Nagano area would not be complete without seeing the Japan Snow Monkeys in Jigokudani Monkey Park (Jigokudani Yaen Koen) in Yamanouchi Town, Nagano Prefecture.
[Regarding check in and check out]
Check in time 15:00
Check out time 10:00
check in early
Available time to check in is 15:00 though, I can keep your luggage at front desk. You can go to snowing soon after your arrival. We are sorry but any damages, thefts and losses are not covered under this guarantee. Please bring your valuable with you.
check our late
You can use the room by 10:00 though, I can keep your luggage at front desk. You can go to snowing soon after your arrival. We are sorry but any damages, thefts and losses are not covered under this guarantee. Please bring your valuable with you.
[Regarding receiving your luggage and sending your luggage]
Receiving your luggage
We can receive your luggage from 2 days before your arrival.
Please write the name of who made a reservation and check in date.
And please inform us in advance.
Sending your luggage
domestic only Guest AccessMost of the facilities and equipment in the room are available. And you can take a bath at Shared bathroom 24 hours. Shampoo is equipped at there. Interaction with GuestsI fully support from the time that I have received your reservation until the day you check out. Please feel free to ask any questions or requests. I will help and support you as much as possible. The NeighborhoodGrocery store "Tsuruya"
address: 757-1 Iiyamama Iiyama Nagano
opening hours: 9:30-20:00
It's located nearby Iiyama station. If you wanna buy something (diaper, sanitary items, medicine etc), we recommend you going there before coming to our place.
"Japanese Red Cross Society Iiyama Hospital"
address: 226-1 Iiyama Iiyama Nagano Getting Around【About the nearest station】
・Iiyama station of Hokuriku Shinkansen ---- 20 minutes by bus
【How to reach the lodge】
I will send an email to you with some attached files after making a reservation. These files show you how to reach my lodge from the station and how to get in my place and some information about neighborhood.
1. after you get Iiyama station, please head to Chikumagawa Exit.
Then take a bus bound for Madarao Kogen at No.1 bus stop.
2. take off the bus at Madarao Kogen hotel.
3. Please ask front desk of Madarao Kogen hotel to call to "Fujio Pension". The shuttle bus will come soon.
[Before taking a bus]
There are not much market in Madarao Kogen, I recommend buying what you need in daily life before taking bus, snacks, drinks, diapers, sanitary items, medicines. There is a super market called "Tsuruya" in front of there station, and drug store also you can find soon. After you make a book, I will send you the time table of bus. It is good to have extra time before the bus leave. Please consider which Shinkansen you should take. Other Things to Note【Read me before you make a reservation】
1. For all guests who stay at my place,
In order for you to travel to Japan in peace, I ask you your personal ID and emergency contact. Because if by any chance some accident or trouble happens to you, I need to contact to the embassy of your country immediately. I definitely delete all of the information what you give me responsibly after you leave.
Appearing below is what I want to know when you make a reservation.
Passport number(I leave your option)
Relationship(between Emergency contact)
Airport or Station (arrival/departure)
How to come to our place from Iiyama station
2. Please make your reservation by yourself
Basically Airbnb and I don't accept any reservation which is booked for someone except you. Because if by any chance some trouble happens during the stay, I have the potential not to receive any guarantee. That is why if it becomes known that the booking is not for you, The booking has a possibility to be canceled. Please confirm it in advance. And I'd like to make sure who stay at place. this is the most important reason.
3. Are you older than 20-year-old? If not.
In addition, in the case of all of you are under the age 20, please take an agreement of your parents. Especially you don't need to bring any special document with you. But in Japan you need the agreement of your parents when you stay if all of your group are under 20-year-old. Please just let your parents know where and when you stay.
4. About early check-in and late check-out
Normally, I refuse early check-in and late check-out. Because if I accept it, it will be trouble for other guest who booked before or after your booking.
5. About deposit
If there is not any trouble like break something in the apartment during your stay, the deposit will not be charged from your account. But if you break something in there which is under 50000 yen, I will ask for the payment from deposit. And if you break something in there which is over 50000 yen, I will ask for the payment from you after I discuss with Airbnb.
6.About number of guest.
Please make sure how many people stay at our place. Also I would not permit you to have any guests except your group. If it become known that there are some guests in my place. Regardless how many days the guest stay at my place practically, I demand extra charge for your number of nights stay.