Hotel Japan Shiga is 100 metres from Shiga Kogen Ski Resort’s Ichinose Family Ski Area, featuring rooms with mountain views and a 24-hour public bath. It boasts an ethnic restaurant, and offers discounted ski gear rentals and free WiFi.
Japan Shiga Hotel offers Western rooms with beds, as well as Japanese-style rooms with a tatami (woven-straw) floor and traditional futon bedding. All rooms come with a TV, yukata robes and an en suite toilet, while bathing facilities are shared.
Guests can unwind in the public mineral bath, which is separate per gender. Other facilities include a souvenir shop and drinks vending machines. Free parking is provided.
Restaurant Kamoshika offers a range of authentic Nepalese dishes, including curry specialities, for lunch and dinner. Drinks can be enjoyed at the bar. Yakiniku Restaurant Ikariya serves Japanese-style yakiniku barbecue dishes cooked in a smokeless infrared grill built into the dining table. Dishes consist of local speciality Shinshu beef, which are prepared from high-grade cows raised with apples as part of their diet. Dishes can be enjoyed with soy based barbecue sauce, and consist of various parts of beef.
Hotel Japan Shiga is located just steps away from a bus stop bound for Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park. It is a 35-minute drive or bus ride from Yudanaka Train Station, which is a 45-minute train ride from JR Nagano Station. There is a direct bus available from Nagano Station to the Shiga Kogen area. There are a convenience store and restaurants in the surrounding area, open during the winter seasons.