"Hotel Shirakabaso" is ideally located in the ski resort of Shiga Kogen.
The nearest ski area is only a two-minute walk from the hotel. The nearest bus stop,
Hasu-ike Stop, is less than a minute on foot. Come, stay and enjoy skiing and hiking.
Hotel Shirakabaso will help you with making your trip most enjoyable.
Catch a glimpse of our hotel and Shiga Kogen's full of charms in the English introduction movie.
Natural Onsen Heals You
Our baths are onsen baths (baths with hot spring water) and there are roten-buros (open-air baths) and private baths that are freely available to our guests.
Comfort Rooms with Free WiFi
Hotel Shirakabaso has 3 kinds of guest rooms: 2 types of Japanese-style and an western-style.
Free Wi-Fi access is provided in the lobby area and the guest rooms. An internet PC is also available to use in the lobby.
Shiga Kogen is one of the largest ski resorts in Japan and
noted for its powder snow.
In the surroundings of the hotel, there are ski areas such as Maruike ski area, Haseike ski area and Giant ski area. We have great access to as many as 19 ski slopes.
Shiga Kogen is famous not only for skiing but also for scenic forests and lakes.It is located in the heart of Nagano Joshinetsu National Park with full of natural wonders.Many kinds of birds and flowers are seen in this area.
The wild snow monkeys at Jigokudai Yaen Koen Park are famous for their hilarious winter visits to hot springs. From our hotel it is located 15 - 20 minutes by bus (11km) and 30 minutes on foot ( 2.4km).
Shiga Highlands (Shiga Kogen) is a very popular ski resort. It is one of the largest ski resorts in Japan and also in the world. It was the site of several events in the 1998 Nagano Olympics. In 1980, Shiga Highland was listed as a biosphere reserve by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The area is called "Shiga Highland UNESCO Eco Park". With its forest, ponds, and marshes, the park is one of the most well preserved areas of Japan. It is a great hiking spot in summer and fall.