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All reviews french restaurant la vista public onsen ramen little bit japanese western style cool down snow covered open air a late night snack national park seafood ice cream rice great onsen summer baths
Hotel was clean and spacious. A delicious dinner at the hotel was included. The hotel is situated in the middle of nowhere with no place to visit after dinner. Onsen is available in the hotel. We stayed in the hotel as it was close to...More
After climbing mount Asahidake it was amazing to just soak in the private onsen. It was July 2018 and for the summer temperature of low 20s it was still onsen friendly, specially coming from a mountain where it was around 10°. The room has aircon...More
This hotel is located deep area of a mountain. There's nothing any convenience stores or other daily use of shops, however, you'll definitely enjoy the calm and nice atmosphere, hot spring, free ice creams and drinks, luxury facilities in your room and public space. the...More
Stayed one night at the Japanese-Western style room with dinner and breakfast included. Room is of reasonably good size and looks clean. The French style dinner is good except for the main course - stewed beef which tastes like boiled meat in the Chinese style...More
This hotel was right in Asahidake park, near the ropeway. I can't say enough about how beautiful the area is.
Our room was big and comfortable, and they had an area where you could pick up extra things like the kind of pillow you wanted....More
If you are going to fly from Bangkok into Sapporo New Chitose airport, it is easy to take a direct train from the airport to Asahikawa and then a bus or a taxi to La Vista. Japan trains are modern, comfortable and on time... More
If you are going to fly from Bangkok into Sapporo New Chitose airport, it is easy to take a direct train from the airport to Asahikawa and then a bus or a taxi to La Vista. Japan trains are modern, comfortable and on time. Buying a ticket on arrival at Chitose airport is easy. There is a direct train every hour to Asahikawa, and the trip duration is 2 hours 11 minutes. A good way to find out the train schedule is to use Google Maps, look for New Chitose Airport station and then the direction for Asahikawa station via train.
There is a bus service from Asahikawa train station and Asahikawa airport to Asahidake Onsen which stops very near La Vista. But there are only three buses scheduled daily. The hotel does not have a regular shuttle service, but it can organize a hotel car pick-up from either place. That is expensive though. What we did is take a local taxi from Asahikawa train station, for a set fare. The visitor centre in the train station has English speakers who helped us secure a taxi. We booked the same taxi for the return trip from Asahidake Onsen to Asahikawa train station.
I do not think that there is a regular bus service between Asahidake Onsen and Sounkyo Onsen. You will have to use a taxi for that, or buses via Asahikawa train station. La Vista will help you organize that, for sure.
Another good solution to move around the Daisetsuzan National Park area is to rent a car. Driving in Japan is easy and safe, and most road signs are written in both Japanese and English. But you need to have an international driving license in order to be allowed to rent a car and go on the roads. That should be obtained well in advance of you trip, from your country's authorities.