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Hakuba

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Address: Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301 , Nagano Prefecture
Activities: Skiing

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Hakuba Happiness

Had the best time skiing in Hakuba, never seen as much snow in my life. Went to Hakuba47 and connecting mountain. Never had to wait for a line and the terrain was awesome!!! In... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Had the best time skiing in Hakuba, never seen as much snow in my life. Went to Hakuba47 and connecting mountain. Never had to wait for a line and the terrain was awesome!!! In the town itself there are plenty of bars and restaurants and is easily accessible. Thoroughly enjoyed myself, as did my partner... look forward to coming back... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I will be back for sure. Reliable snow, good weather, cheap and delicious food options, and plenty of lifts. I found the mountain really easy to navigate and a good mix of terrain. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Not aging gracefully, the village needs a serious capital injection. The people however are filled with warmth and friendliness.

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Issaquah, Washington
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89 reviews 89 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I traveled with 12 others to Hakuba for a week. I honestly think one week wasn't enough time but we were on an organized trip. Such an amazing time we had! So much snow! The last day we skied it snowed so heavily which made leaving so hard for us! During our week there we skied Happo-One,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Great snow and skiing. Sgreat verity of ski fields around that you can choose depenent on snow conditions adn ski ability.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Hakuba is Japan's largest ski town and consists of about 10 ski resorts, with 6 or 7 of those easily accessible by shuttle bus from most of the hotels in the valley. Most of the ski slopes I would rate on the intermediate level and above except for Tsugaike Kogen which has a large area for beginners and first timers.... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 9 nights at Christmas and new Year and we had a great time with our son and his girlfriend who came from Perth in Australia. We visited 4 other resorts whilst here which was easy using the excellent bus service. The snow was amazing as it snowed 6 out of 8 days. So... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

As an American tourist I was really eager to travel to Japan an immerse myself in traditional Japanese life and customs. Hakuba is a great destination no doubt and offers a ton of potential to have a great Japanese ski vacation. My overwhelming conclusion though after having visited Hakuba has more to do with Australia than Japan, which is sad.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I visited this city in the early of February. This is a very beautiful place covered with snow, so you can enjoy every scene when you are walking around in the town. Besides, you can enjoy every kind of outdoor activities if you can stay the for a longer time, such as the skiing, snowboarding, hiking and climbing! After a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

As the title says, I had the best skiing here that I have ever had worldwide. The Hakuba Valley has plenty of options in terms of where you want to ski or snowboard. I stayed in the Happo One area, which is the largest but I also skied in Cortina which while is a smaller resort, has more ungroomed runs... More 

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