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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private room with two single beds and ensuite. So cheap and was just we we were after. Warm, cosy, clean. Tony and his lovely wife and kids run the show from behind the scenes and are so welcoming, kind and helpful. Full of ozzies and great fun to be had. Definitely recommend. I believe it may...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2016

ok so pretty much everything about this place was great. -The Rooms: i stayed in a 4 person room (2 bunks) and it was pretty spacious. It even had a loft area that was accessed by a ladder, which was great for our baggage. Beds were cumfy, heater worked, sheets n towels were changed about once a week. -Bathroom: Shared...

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Ostersund, Sweden
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Me and my friends spent 3 of the best weeks of our lives here at Monkey Rider in Hakuba. The facilities are simple, but has got everything you need. The host, Tony, is fantastic and helped us with everything possible. He was even willing to share some of his favorite skiing-spots! The hostel is located very close to a bus-stop,...

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Thank Andyarne
Hakuba-mura, Japan
Reviewed 29 November 2014

I am currently staying here as I do my Ski instructor training and its a great B&B! Tony, the aussie owner is a really nice guy, able to take people to various locations round Hakuba if need be. Very trendy communal living area and very nearby to a little high street with shops and restaurants.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We stayed for a week during peak snow season in a twin room with a bathroom. The facilities were clean and pretty spacious for Japan, with plenty of room for all our stuff and a deep bath/shower. There was airconditioning (that we didn't use) and heating (which we did use), super warm blankets really comfy beds. Breakfast in the morning...

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2Thank Sheid
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2012

I stayed at the MonkeyRider for a month with 10 mates of mine. We discovered it was perfectly located right near the heart of echoland, Hakuba. It's within walking distance (with skis or board) to multiple bus stops allowing you access to all the mountains without having to change at the Happo Bus Station. The Apres skiing was also great,...

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3Thank Thaum
Asia
Reviewed 24 March 2010

With the lack of central heating, I often have the problem of being too cold at guesthouses in Japan. However, at Monkey Rider, it was warm everywhere--in the halls, dining room and bathrooms. In our twin room, we actually had to turn the heater off at night since it was so cozy. The room was spacious, as was the living...

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1Thank jet-lagged-yogi
Sydney
Reviewed 4 March 2010

Headed across to Hakuba for a Snowboarding trip with 3 buddies. We stayed at Monkeyrider for 5 nights and had a great time. The staff looked after us and had great English and Japanese skills, which is always welcomed in a country where the native language is a must! The rooms were clean, the atmosphere was fun, but you could...

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1Thank coombesy78
Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2010

Traveled to Japan for the first time and absolutely fell in love with Hakuba. The accommodation at MonkeyRider was perfect for us, it exceeded our expectations! The the atmosphere and service provided were outstanding and I would highly recommend staying there even if you are traveling alone! It's a great place to meet great people. MR was very easy to...

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1Thank bellablue456
sydney
Reviewed 25 January 2010

I stayed at Monkeyrider in Feb 2009 and had a ball. Travelled with my girlfriend and she was so happy we didnt have to share with all the other boys... didnt cost much more either. Well worth the extra money compared to sharing at a backpackers!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monkey Rider is a 'Premium Budget' western style lodge located in the heart of beautiful Echoland in Hakuba, Nagano. We cater for hip young riders and skiers looking for a 'step up' from the typical ultra-basic standard of accomodation offered by most hostels, and who want to meet and hang out with similar like-minded travellers from all walks of life. ... more   less 

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Address: 2937 Mukaihara, Hokujo, Hakuba-mura,Kita-Azumi-gun, Nagano-ken, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura > Hakuba happou Onsen
Price Range: ₹ 9,638 - ₹ 11,525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“All 3 rooms we occupied were great for the four weeks we stayed, although we only received linen as we arrived and we had to keep our own rooms clean.”
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