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3372-1 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano Prefecture 399-9301, Japan (Hakuba happou Onsen)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

A group of 5 of us spent a week at the Lab early March14. We booked a liquid tours package and had a transfer from Narita airport which dropped us directly at the Lab. There were 6 bunk beds in our dorm and there was enough space to place our luggage around without falling over it. Our dorm had a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I stayed at the Lab on 3 separate occasions in the early season. I highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking to have a good time in Hakuba. It draws a very nice crowd of people and I met some people I will be seeing again even though I live on the other side of the globe. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If all your looking for is a place to put your head down, then this cheap place is for you! Be aware it's cheap for a reason. Many bunks cramped together is very small rooms, all of the furniture and services haven't been maintained in a very long time, and the breakfast, while inclusive in the cost is terrible small.... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The Lab is by far the best place to stay in Hakuba! Andy and the crew are fantastic in meeting all your needs, from booking snowboard lessons, places to eat, which bus to take, where to snowboard and much much more! The Lab is the best place to make new friends and have fun with fellow snowboarding and ski lovers!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

lets be honest i can't write a review to save myself but what i can do is tell you about my time at the lab.... i stayed at the lab last season and had such a good time i decided to go back this season. in February 2013 i went with a massive group of people, so when i came... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I was fortunate enough to spend my last week in Hakuba at the The Lab. It was an extremely cost effective option considering its proximity to Hakuba's premier resort Happo-One, as well as being a short shuttle bus ride from the other prime snow destinations in the Hakuba valley. A hot breakfast, along with cereal, fruit, juice, tea and coffee... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Big thank you to Andy, Eleanor and Dave for our time staying at The Lab. It is one of the better hostels I've stayed in, the staff are willing to help at all times, whether it is places to eat, which they will reserve for you and book taxis or which mountain is best to ride depending on snow fall.... More

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Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

To start our stay at The Lab we were told that there was no hot water. The showers were segregated by moldy shower curtains, and the times there was hot water, it didn't last long. The beds are not as pictured, they are metal framed beds that are broken and make loud squeaks when you move even the slightest. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

For anyone who has read all the positive feedback for The Lab, you need to read this before you book Don’t stay at the Lab unless - You enjoy the same very basic eggs and bacon for breakfast every day - You don’t mind putting in your breakfast order then standing and waiting while it is being cooked, because if... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The lab is the best place in town. Friendly staff who will book anything, take you out riding, give awesome recommendations and tell you their secret spots. We had to move places but we kept coming back to the lab to eat, drink, ride and party and they welcomed us back with open arms. Couldn't ask for anything more than... More

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Address: 3372-1 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano Prefecture 399-9301, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura > Hakuba happou Onsen
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