Just 300 metres from Goryu gondola station at Hakuba Goryu ski resort, the completely non-smoking Bears Den Mountain Lodge has free Wi-Fi throughout and boasts a Japanese-style hot tub with mountain views, massages, a lounge with an LCD TV, board games and books, and a large drying room. Rooms include an iPod dock and underfloor heating.
Rooms at Bears Den have Sealy Posturepedic beds with Sheridan Australia 5-star linens, and come with micro-fleece bathrobes and slippers. Free toiletries are provided for the private shower. All rooms look out on the natural surrounds.
The lodge is a 5-minute drive from JR Kamishiro Train Station, and free pick-up is available if requested at time of booking. Free on-site parking is provided. Hakuba 47 Ski Resort is also just 300 metres away. The property offers transfers to local ski areas via its 10-seater van.
During ski season, the hotel boasts ski-to-door access, sells ski passes and can arrange skiing lessons. In the summer, there are barbecue facilities, a terrace with mountain views and rental bicycles can be enjoyed. A free-use clothes washer and dryer are available. Staff are always ready with sightseeing tips and can help to arrange tours.
A hot Western breakfast is served at the dining room. Bears Den Bar, on the upper level, serves a selection of local beers and Australian wines.