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Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Okay so it was a little further away than I expected but it was ski in ski out which was fantastic. Mama San and Koichi and the young lad helping out were fantastic. Papa san was lovely also but we did not see him a lot.If you are only a beginner ski, don't go and hire your gear...get it off... More 

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Perth
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Yet again Hotel Kuraya shined like a diamond. 3am arrival through heavy snow and our rooms where warmed and waiting. Momason made sure that breakfast was available when we emerged after our 22 hour trip from Perth Australia, and Luke organized ski hire, though first day was recovery day which did include Jalapeno Margaritas at Stephen Mexican for lunch. Dinner... More 

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Southport, Australia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved my stay here. Very friendly and helpful family run hotel. Excellent food. Good value. Clean. Ski in ski out. Great atmosphere. The ski resort is also fantastic. Definitely recommend this to people as a value packed. The onsen is just awesome after skiing all day. Coming back next year!!

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This hotel ticks all of the boxes for our annual family ski holiday. We love staying with this lovely Japanese family who own and manage the hotel, we like the traditional room, bedding and onsen and the home cooked meals. The hotel itself is right on the snow and close one of the main bus stops. They even hire out... More 

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Thank SueHammer
Cairns Region, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Did I miss something? Wow, so many excellent reviews but nobody seems to have noticed what I did. Old and run-down with ancient decor and furniture, monotonous food and nowhere to kick back. At the end of the day, you sit on your futon or `relax` in the cafeteria-style dining room, lit by 100-watt globes. But not for too long,... More 

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Singapore
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

Had two night stays with breakfast and dinner included. Midori-san, Kochi-san, Mama-san and Papa-san made this small hotel into a welcome respite from the cold outside. Kochi-San kindly gave us a lift from Hakuba station to their hotel. The ski rentals and ski lift passes could be purchased directly from them at a lower price than outside rates. The room... More 

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Gladstone, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Arrived in Hakuba on the train and was picked up by Koichi who took us back to the hotel. We traveled as a group of 4 adults and 2 children. We were given the three western style rooms on the third floor, giving us the whole floor to ourselves. The rooms were warm and comfortable, though not huge but this... More 

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Thank Alice_Lovell
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Kuraya for 8 days in February, 2015. We went there to visit our daughter and ski. The owners of Kuraya, Koeichi, mama san, papa san and Midorie were the friendliest and most thoughtful people who provided home style family service. Nothing was too much for them and the facilities were fantastic, if you like Japanese style futons... More 

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Perth
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Again Kuraya excels. Skied the valley for 2 weeks before we hit Tokyo for a week over Jan - Feb. Arrived from Hanada early in the morning by the Chuo Taxi ( www.chuotaxi.co.jp/ ) Y140 each. to the cottage room with the heaters on. Late breakfast and organised gear hire with Koichi (in house hire) watched as he peeled the... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2015

My son and I stayed for just over a week, loved the ski in ski out location and room. Koichi, Mama and Papa San looked after us like family. Midori and the girls in the Resturant kept us well fed.We will be back! Fen and Harrison. Perth Western Australia

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Kuraya is a four season Resort Hotel in Hakuba Japan - a summer vacation destination and having a perfect Ski-in and Ski-out location in Happo-One. Hakuba Mountain's spectacular view, distinctive accommodations, superb cuisine, outdoor fun and relaxing hot spring will be waiting for you!!! More detail Please visit our Website. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kuraya

Address: 4811 wadano, Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura
Price Range: ₹ 6,976 - ₹ 9,781 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Western and Japanese rooms available”
 of 5 bubbles Bairdy1, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We saw the rooms in the `old` wing and hello nanna! Everything belongs to the 80s. Much better are the Japanese rooms in a separate wing but then, you sleep on the floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 518patsym, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“I don't think you could get a bad room at this place.”
 of 5 bubbles Alice_Lovell, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Contact Koichi with all your requirements and he will surely find the best option for you!”
 of 5 bubbles Tovekjellberg, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I am sure any room would be great.”
 of 5 bubbles mareemaree, 13 Apr 2014 | Read review
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