Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden, Hakuba-mura

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Head up to Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden, an outdoor resort offering sports and entertainment to suit the season. Due to its impressive annual snowfall, the nearby town was chosen to host the main events during the 1998 Winter Olympics, so snow sports pros and beginners alike visit to improve and challenge themselves. During the summer months, the resort transforms into a lush, green alpine garden, with freshwater lakes to fish in, hiking and biking trails, and viewpoints offering extensive views of the mountainous landscape. Arrange to visit Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden and other attractions in Hakuba-mura using our Hakuba-mura trip builder.
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Where to stay in Hakuba-mura

As one of Japan's leading winter-sport destinations, Hakuba-mura boasts a wide range of accommodations, covering all budget types and preferences. You can choose from several villages to stay in, some attached to ski resorts and well-connected to each other by bus lines. A variety of affordable lodgings cluster near the ski bases and the popular villages of Happo and Echoland, including chalets, apartments, backpacker-style hostels, and even budget-friendly lodges where you sleep on traditional Japanese futons. Although luxury accommodations are rare in Hakuba-mura, you'll find a couple of five-star boutique hotels situated in the area, plus a plethora of mid-range, Western-style hotels, inns, and guesthouses.
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  • We spent one day skiing here after skiing other resorts previously. Had a great feel, good snow and some good intermediate ski runs. We also had the one ski lesson for the whole trip here which helped...  more »
  • Loved this ski area at Goryu. The snow elsewhere was getting thin but still great here. The Gondola ride was great. Good beginner slopes and other challenging slopes for those who were so inclined. Fo...  more »
  • As expected, there was not a heap of snow that had fallen when we got there but we were still able to have a fun time with lovely groomed runs. There was not much available for tree skiing or skiing t...  more »