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Butter Milk

4266 Hokujo Happo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The perfect location on the piste, just metres from the main Gondola Adam up Happo One. The owners and staff there are absolutely wonderful. They are all extremely kind of helpful. Naoke and Eiichi are the best hosts that you could ask for. The room was warm and comfortable with plenty of space for two people (I had a twin... More 

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hakubabuttermilk, オーナー at Butter Milk, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Buttermilk! Hope to see you soon! More 

Glen Iris, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

What a little gem! Situated right next to the Adam gondola and even closer to one of the small chairs at the Harpo One ski field its a cosy comfortable stay. The owners truly know what it means to work in the hospitality industry. With one of my sons commuting from another ski field, he was stuck with some heavy... More 

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hakubabuttermilk, オーナー at Butter Milk, responded to this review

Thank you for your lengthy response! We appreciate your comments and are truly happy you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again soon at Hakuba More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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175 reviews 175 reviews
26 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Everyone was quite content. One guy asked for a bread roll about 20 times to which they'd nod and say yes....it never came. Was pretty funny actually. I ordered karaage and added some soy and chilli powder. Rather tasty and washed down with a Kirin beer. Great location right at the base of the gondola and the food here is... More 

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Thank you for your response and we are glad that your enjoyed our food! It is always a joy to serve you and cannot wait to see you again at Buttermilk! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have just got home from our best skiing holiday ever! This year we had a party of nine family and friends including a "never ever" skier, and did a lot of research looking for good value accommodation in a position that made skiing easy for everyone. We chose Butter Milk as it was only 40m across the snow to... More 

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hakubabuttermilk, オーナー at Butter Milk, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of us and we truly appreciate and enjoy having you at Buttermilk! Please let us know anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable for next time you come to visit! More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great accomodation, comfy bed, never cold, good shower and probably the best location if you are riding at happo. Restaurant serves really good food. Only thing it lacked on our visit was a younger crowd but was also good there being no noise when going to sleep unlike most hostel style places.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Cosy, welcoming, spotlessly clean, perfect location and lovely owners. Naoko and H made us feel completely at home. Opening our bedroom window on arrival at 2am ( Naoko got up to let us in and show us round) to be greeted by a sleeping chairlift not 5m away was immediately encouraging. Ski hire from the affiliated ski hire shop just... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This trailside inn was fantastic and the owners were extra friendly. They treated me like a family member by picking me up at the train station, taking me to the rental shop, taking me out to dinner with them, dropping me off at the bus etc. etc. They went out of their way and made it so easy (Actually my... More 

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

Naoko and Eiichi made our stay so enjoyable in January 2014. They helped with taxi booking as they both speak English, and recommended a great restaurant, onsen and ski hire place. We (2 families) put the 4 kids in the bunk room and had a room each to ourselves all next door to each other. Great view of the mountain... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stayed at Butter Milk for 4 nights and there is no doubt in my mind that it is the best resort in the area. It is right on the mountain, next to the gondola lift which goes to the top of Happo One. The resort owners are the friendliest people I have met. Naoko went way out of her... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Really loved our stay at Buttermilk in January. Naoko and Eiichi regularly went out of their way to help and make sure we had a great time. We stayed with another family and the room set up was ideal with all four kids in a bunk bed room. The location next to the gondola is fantastic with transport close by... More 

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