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Daisetsuzan Shirakabaso

Asahidake-onsen, Kamikawa-gun, Higashikawa-cho 071-1472 , Hokkaido
Daisetsuzan Shirakabaso
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was rubbish but this YHA was lovely. We had a western twin room. Positives: 3 gorgeous, huge, varied dinners and breakfasts with a mix of western and Japanese food in the dishes ( it works!) Lovely small indoor and outdoor gender separated onsen. Great service. Negatives: Beds were hard (but fine) Pillows were worse (bring your travel pillow!)... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights early July 2014 and it was great. Each day we took the ropeway and walked different paths .We climbed Asahidake from both sides. Be warned walking from the far side away from ropeway involves a steep climb up snow and then a near vertical scree slope to the summit. The food was excellent; we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed in a private Japanese style room for 3 nights in this hostel. Good indoor onsen, cold outdoor onsen. The staff are very friendly and helpful and speak more than enough English and Chinese to be able to converse in some pleasant conversation. The facilities are simple and clean and the atmosphere is of a lodge. Good large drying... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

i spent 3 days, 2 nights there at the dormitory room. the bus from asahikawa stop almost right in front of this premise (Camp-jo mae bus stop) The room is clean, spacious, equipped with TV, wi-fi, refrigerator.. i arrived at 2pm, quite early then the check-in time, 3pm. they allow me to check-in anyway. the manager can speak English very... More 

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washington, dc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We spent three nights here and loved it. Peaceful rooms, clean and friendly, nice outdoor and indoor onsen hot springs, and delicious (and huge) meals. We thought it was fairly priced, given the location and quality of the food, rooms, etc. Great spot!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights up in Daisetsuzan after a few days in Niseko. The staff was helpful and friendly. They spoke some English. One or two spoke perfect English. There was little to no parking space. When we got there, there was no TV, WIFI or telephone reception due to the lines being cut and messed up after an... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed at this youth hostel two nights and were looking for reasons to extend our stay! The hosts were extremely nice and helpful, the food gorgeous and the onsen beautiful. The hikes to do in Daisetzusan National park are very easily accessible as the cable car is only a short walk away. Really great stay overall!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stayed during a non-peak season with only 4 occupants. Total relaxation away from the city. Dinner & breakfast extremely filling. Room was spacious. Onsen was awesome especially outdoor. Bus stops right in front. Minutes walk away from ropeway

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

As a YH, this is a very pleasant one. The hostel is right next to a river stream, it always reminds one is in nature. We have our private room but shared bath/restroom, and we didn't find any inconvenience with the latter. Breakfast and dinner were all covered in price which makes it good value and food is of good... More 

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Canberra
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in a private room. Food was good. Could do with new bedding. Staff were friendly and helpful. Some staff spoke English. Onsen was nice. Overall happy however would probably try somewhere else if visiting again.

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