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3.5 of 5 Villa   |   4720-1,4721,4722 Hokujyo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano Prefecture 399-9301, Japan (Hakuba happou Onsen)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the booking procedure, recommendations and final experience, ours was delightful at Gakuto Villas. But honestly, Tori was the star with Henry not far behind in the rating. This couple really go beyond to help you in achieving the best experience possible. We recently traveled with our 3 young children, and it was the perfect start to our Japanese 3... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Really nice villas - some of the reviews here have the issues highlighted - it's very modern so the stairs are a fall hazard for children (can be mitigated with baby gates they have), and the downstairs room is massive, but does get hot and has a small-ish bed. Not a game breaker though. The furnishings are really modern, there... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We stayed here in January for 9 nights, the villas are in a great location to the ski lifts (the staff will show you where the short cut is) and there are some nice restaurants nearby. The staff are great, very accommodating. The villas are very clean the only problem we had with them is that the upstairs room is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed at Gakuto for five nights and wish it could have been longer! The villa was very spacious and well-equipped for a family of six at the snow, even though it was only two bedrooms - we had an extra single bed in the kids' room, and a bed in the lounge. The whole place was extremely comfortable, and... More

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Ipswich , Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My second trip back to Hakuba and Gakuto Villas.. and I still love it. This time we bought two other families with us, a total of 6 adults and 7 kids and we had a great time. Was great to have the washing / dryer machine in the villa this time as well. Nathan and the guys were always friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

We joined a number of families for a 2 week stay in Hakuba in January '14. The spacious & tastefully designed villas in the lovely Wadano area gave us our privacy, whilst being well appointed to socialise with our friends. We were grateful that the Gakuto shuttle bus was always available to drop us to restaurants & the supermarket. The... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We loved Gakuto Villas - it was a real privilege to be in such beautiful mountains with such fabulous facilities. We loved every bit of it. Nathan is awesome and the villa was perfect. The service Tori & the guys provide is warm, friendly and wonderful. We will definitely be back. Di Westaway

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We stayed at Gakuto Villas Jan 2013. My husband and I and out 3 children - 15, 13 and 10. We loved it. The Villas were beautiful designed and well looked after. We had to go to the lodge across the road for breakfast and we thought this might be a problem but it was lovely. The breakfast are simple... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Our stay at Hakuba was very enjoyable, all thanks to the ever-helpful staff at Gakuto and the lovely villa. The villa had everything we needed and the under floor heating made the place so welcoming after our days in the snow. The nightly runs to the supermarket were great, allowing us to pick up food that we cooked in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Very nice modern double-storey house with good heating and amenities. Kitchen was well-equipped. However, its not very child-friendly as the staircase railings are only supported by cables. We had crawling babies and children, so we had to put our suitcases to block the kids from tumbling through the cables. Breakfast provided was so-so. One morning, there wasn't enough to eat... More

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Address: 4720-1,4721,4722 Hokujyo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano Prefecture 399-9301, Japan
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura > Hakuba happou Onsen
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #14 of 416 Specialty lodging in Hakuba-mura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gakuto Villas 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Gakuto Villas, nestled in the Hakuba Valley of Nagano, Japan. Only minutes away from world renowned slopes, with 10 ski resorts in the vicinity, we offer affordable boutique accommodations for the conscious traveler. Our twelve chic, two-story houses were specifically designed to provide a distinctly comfortable and modern level of hospitality to our guests. As your home away from home, we are dedicated to making your stay as rejuvenating as possible! ... more   less 
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