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Kalbarri
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Vaughan and Mayumi are the best hosts in Hakuba. They are friendly, generous and welcoming. The rooms are comfortable, large and clean. Vaughan's cooking is all class and he goes out of his way to cater for all tastes. The pension is very well located in the snow area and is only a 10 minute walk to the ski lifts...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you snowbird pension for making our trip the most memorable snow holiday!! You all made us feel so welcome, like old friends. We loved having chats in the dining hall with you all. The rooms were large and homely, with heaps of room for luggage. The beds were so comfy, and large!! Thank you Vaughan for all the yummy...

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1Thank Hannah N
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Snowbird for 6 nights at the end of January into February 2017 and we cannot recommend this place enough. Mayumi and Vaughan are two genuinely lovely people who helped us with every question we had; nothing was ever too much trouble! They were friendly and welcoming and made our stay comfortable and enjoyable. Perfect location, great food...

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1Thank ClemmaViet15
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Mayumi & Vaughan are very helpful during our stay. They make our stay very enjoyable from long hard days of snowboarding. The place is very clean , tidy , and family friendly . I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to have holiday in Hakuba Goryu!

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1Thank Ariya P
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Our family of six stayed with Vaughan, Mayumi and Shuma at Snowbird for a week at the tail end of the 2016 season (unfortunately the worst snow season in the Hakuba valley for 10 years). In spite of the limited snow options I cannot recommend this Pension highly enough. The hosts treated us like family members from the moment we...

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1Thank Michael N
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at snowbird in Feb 2016 for 10 nights, what an amazing holiday :) snowbird is a welcoming, cosy, home away from home. The house is in a perfect location, 50m from a bus stop and within walking distance to the bars, food, ski field and main buses. We stayed in a western style room that was very spacious,...

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3Thank Nikkiaustraliagroup
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Awesome guesthouse, with hosts who go above and beyond to accommodate you! The house itself is really nice and the rooms offer a good amount of space, including a room for everyone to keep their snow gear. Hakubagoryu is a 10 minute walk and getting to other areas of Hakuba is easily done by catching one of the local buses.

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1Thank Tim K
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We visited Hakuba in late December 2015 - early January 2016 and stayed with Vaughan and Mayumi for 4 nights in a Japanese-style room. The room was huge, and simply but attractively appointed. We loved it. Vaughan and Mayumi were extremely gracious hosts and, true to Japanese hospitality, made it seem like nothing was too much trouble for them; they...

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1Thank Siobhan T
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We stayed with Mayumi and Vaughan for four nights and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a Japanese style room and we were very comfortable. The breakfast with Vaughan's home made bread is great and his three course dinners, served with absolute style by Mayumi, are five star! The pension is very comfortable with a lovely lounge room where one...

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Reviewed 1 February 2016

The housing itself was great, but what made the stay even better were the hosts, Vaughn and Mayumi. Starting from the first night, when our train was delayed and were stuck about 30 minutes away (by car) from Snowbird Pension, Vaughn and Mayumi were willing to drive and pick us up for a nominal fee compared to what a taxi...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Snowbird Pension is a small 7 room B&B that offers a personalized service. All of the 7 rooms are ensuited for your comfort with a choice of western rooms or traditional Japanese rooms. Snowbird is situated in a quiet area of Goryu village with easy access to the ski fields and local bars and resturants. For breakfast a Full continental breakfast is provided, also enjoy a fresh cooked breakfast(optional) ( dinners are optional ). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Snowbird Pension

Address: 22272-3 Kamishiro, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9211, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura
Price Range: ₹ 7,259 - ₹ 13,240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Japanese-style rooms just lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles siobhant251, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We loved our Japanese style room”
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“All rooms are great clean,warm & nice outlook”
 of 5 bubbles 711woody, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We loved the japanese-style room we were in!”
  • Our room, great-sized!
 of 5 bubbles TheCallaLily82, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Choice of western style beds or Japanese futon on floor. We chose the later and very comfy indeed! The rooms are heated as well. All up very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 849seanh, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
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