A. The guesthouse is located 7 minutes walk from JR Nagano Station.
From Narita Airport it is a 1-hour train ride to Tokyo and 90 minutes to Nagano.
By car, it is 10 minutes from Nagano IC. about a 3 hour drive from Tokyo.
Oraho Nagano can help with all your transportation arrangements.
A. Yes, we have a fully equipped shared kitchen, which can be reserved for private use and a dining area. Simple seasonings are provided.
Clean up is the users responsibility.
Breakfast is not provided but we are located near a convenience store and family restaurant, which provide good options for breakfast.
A. Yes there is.
The room can accommodate up to 25 people.
It is open from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is a charge 300 yen per person to use it in the afternoon/evening.
It has a big screen TV and a computer.
Coffee, tea, green tea and apples are provided.
A. You can reserve using our on line form or by telephone up to 3 months in advance.
Please contact us by e-mail for inquiries about availability or if you have any questions.
* Note: Call us if you cannot reach us by e-mail in case of emergency.
A. Check in is between 4 and 10 p.m. and check out is 7 to 10 a.m. or by special request. The rooms are closed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The living room is open from 6 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 10 p.m. (300 yen per person). After 10 p.m. front desk is closed and the front doors are locked at 11 p.m.
A. From the guesthouse we have private chartered taxis, vans…depending on the size of group.
We can stop at the rental shop and take you to the ski hill in safety and comfort. On the way back we can stop at a hot spring of your choice or one of our recommended baths.
This service is available starting at 4000 yen per person.
A. With-in 1 hours drive from the guesthouse there are 6 or 7 of Japan`s best ski areas.
Please consult the homepage for more information.
We will have shuttles going to at least 2 ski areas per day. We monitor the weather, the snow conditions and decide on the ski areas of the day. For groups of over 5 we can take ski area requests.
A. Depending on your level, we can take a minimum of 4 people into the side country.
The fee is 1500 yen per person.
For backcountry we have affiliated qualified guides who can guide for a fee, which depends on the tour chosen. Participants must have backcountry gear and insurance to take part.
A. Yes. You can reserve by e-mail or by phone up to 10 days in advance.
You are required to show identification and sign a damage waiver.
You must pay upon rental, no damage deposit or insurance.
Extensions and changes are allowed.
If you rent for more than 5 days you can get a free hot wax.
A. We are very flexible. Pick ups and returns at Ski house Nagano are from 7 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. on the day before renting.
We can accommodate special requests. Rentals must be returned by 5 p.m. on the rental day.
Ski house Nagano address: 3-25-38 Uematsu, Nagano City
Tel. +81-26-219-3735 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A. Yes, we can provide guiding, reservations and support for any winter or summer sports related travel in Japan. Please let us know your special requests and we will do our best to provide support. http://www.skihouse.jp/
A. Yes, we have weekly events including local cuisine tours, cultural exchanges and lectures, outdoor activities such as snowshoeing and stargazing and they are guided. http://orahonagano.com/category/event/
We introduce well-known places as well as not so well known, secret spots with our optional tours and activities.
A. Yes, all of Nagano`s good food (apple fed beef, mountain vegetables, soba, apples, oyaki, o sake, wine) are just steps away from your accommodation.
Our knowledgeable staff can guide you in the right direction to experience all of this area`s great dining and drinking.