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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome and genuine service received from Osamu san and Asako san. And thank you Miwa san for the ride to the station! Great food!!!! Crisp clean rooms!!!!! We had a lovely experience and will definitely be back!

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東京
Reviewed August 15, 2016

I recently climbed Mt.Shirouma (2933m). First I thought to stay at a mountain hut at the foot of the mountain to start early in the morning. But I checked carefully near-by hotels and found this one. This is a very beautiful house and 6 course dinner was superb. Next morning they gave me a ride to the departure point Sarukura....

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Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed July 24, 2016

I recently stayed at Grove Inn Skala for one night. What a delightful inn. The service was exceptional. The innkeeper and his family were extremely welcoming and accommodated my every need. The hotel is clean and well maintained. I was given a recently renovated bedroom and couldn't be happier with the comfort level. The renovation is superb.

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Thank Iain W
Sunshine Coast, Qld
Reviewed February 20, 2016

We have just returned from staying for 8 nights at Grove Inn Skala. There are not enough adjectives to describe how wonderful our experience was. We were a family of 7 travelling together which included our 11 month old Grand daughter. Any concerns that I had about taking a baby to the snow were quickly alleviated when I saw Osamu...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We stayed at Skala for 10 days in January. It is hard to know where to begin in describing this place and the people who run it. We stayed in two traditional tatami rooms each with their own bathroom. We are two adults and two teenagers. The ski shuttle bus is about 20 metres from your front door and we...

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Thank Chrissy K
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed February 11, 2016

This is my second time staying at Grove Inn Skala. The place & people are still as lovely as 2 years ago. We totally felt like at home. Our triple room is decent in term of size & we loved chilling at the living room (common room), where we shared with other guests on snowboarding stuff and anything about the...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing place! We spent 1 week here and didn't want to leave. We booked this place because of the fantastic and flawless reviews it had and it defiantly lived up to every single one of those positive reviews. This place is run by a beautiful Japanese family, they're so welcoming, caring and do everything they can to...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had such an amazing time staying at Skala. We not only felt so welcomed by the lovely couple who run it, but also had fantastic breakfast and dinner. Convenient to restaurants, shops and shuttle bus stops. We are coming back again next year for sure!

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Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the grove Skala inn for three nights. This place is so lovely, the owners are the most genuine loveliest people I have ever met they are helpful and very welcoming. The inn is tucked at the end of a tree lined road about 8-10 minutes walk to the Main Street. The walk is stunning and...

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
Reviewed January 24, 2016

The hotel is a family running business. The host of the hotel are very considerate. He picked us up and discussed the ski gears rental with us. Then he took us straight away to the ski rental shop. The ski gears are in very good conditional and the price is better than the ski resort's price. The couple of the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grove Inn Skala is a country resort owned by family. Privacy, comfort and personal care are all yours. Located in the center of Japan's main island, in Hakuba village, Nagano prefecture. Many people know about Hakuba, as it was the sight of the 1998 Winter Olympic events: Giant Slalom, Downhill, Nordic Combined, Cross-country and Jumping. The Jumping Stadium is just about 10 min's and shopping area is also 10 min's on foot from our hotel. Hakuba is about 300km north west of Tokyo at the foot of Northern Japan Alps. It takes approximately 3 and half hours by train and 4 hours by car. Paragliding, Downhill mountain bike riding, Hiking, White water rafting, Tennis, Fishing, Canoe & Kayak are all awaiting you through at a year The main sports are of course, ski & snowboard in winter term till early spring ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grove Inn Skala

Address: 2940-19 Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura
Price Range: $141 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grove Inn Skala 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms are on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles はやおじさん, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
“We had a corner tatami room which had lovely views of the snowy forest.”
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 of 5 bubbles chrissyk238, Feb 17, 2016 | Read review
“We were in the second floor, corner room and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles 471alastairm, Jan 17, 2016 | Read review
“Try the Japanese style rooms to sleep on tatami mats!”
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 of 5 bubbles WendyKwok, Feb 17, 2014 | Read review
“Stayed in the Japanese rooms, they were quite spacious, room for luggage even with the futons unfolded. With double mattresses it was quite comfortable.”
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