GAKUTO VILLAS

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)

US $312

Hakuba Valley – Chalet
2 Bedrooms

Gakuto Villas are modern, self-contained and stylish lodges, nestled in woodland but close to everything you need.

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Close to ski lifts, rentals, restaurants and hot springs, with a shuttle stopping outside your front door – everything is within easy reach at Gakuto Villas. This estate of twelve newly built, self-contained, stylish houses is nestled in the woodlands of Hakuba Valley.

Sleeps: 4 guests each (6 max)
Size: 98m² each
Built: 2016

Gakuto Villas
Overview

Forest Views
Ski-Slope Views
Family/Kid Friendly
Ski Locker / Drying Room
Walk to Restaurants

Walk to Cafe
Walk to Bars
Walk to Onsens
Walk to Groceries
Own Lounge Room

On-Site Laundry
On Village Shuttle Route
Guest Local Shuttle
Free Parking (1 Space)
Train/Bus Station Transfers

Gakuto Villas Twin Bedroom with Sofa | Hakuba Valley

The Gakuto Villas is a small estate of twelve brand new wooden, two storey lodges, nestled in a small cul-de-sac amongst Hakuba Valley’s pristine woodland. Everything is nearby – rentals, restaurants, a shuttle stop to get you to local resorts, or Happo Ski Resort is a short five-minute walk away.

Wood finishes and simple, chic styling is present throughout each chalet. There are modern and stylish furnishings and airy spaces, each chalet is made light and airy by the steepled ceilings and skylights. Ample windows on each floor look out over the surrounding forests and help to bring nature indoors.

There is ski storage in the entrance way, a dedicated washer and dryer in the unit, a bedroom and a bathroom on each floor sleeping four adults as a basic setup. Two extra guests can stay for an extra charge: one fold-out bed can be placed in the upstairs second bedroom, while a second guest can sleep on the sofa bed in the living room.

Each Gakuto Villa has a kitchenette with a three-quarter sized fridge, microwave, a full host of appliances and utensils to help you cook during your stay. A uniquely styled wooden dining table seats up to four, while the sofa seats two more comfortably.

There is free high-speed WiFi throughout each lodge. The living room features a flat-screen TV with cable and satellite channels and a DVD player.

There is a parking lot with room for one car per lodge. While lodge hosts are not on-site during your stay, you can reach them with a quick phone call – they pick you up at the station, help you get to groceries, recommend restaurants and help with anything else you need.

Gakuto Villas
Features

COMFORT / CONVENIENCE
  • Housekeeping/Linen Change Ever 5 Nights
  • Private Entrance
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Ski Hill Views
  • Forest Views
  • Village Views
  • Ethanol Gas Fireplace
  • Phone (free local calls)
  • iPhone/Ipad Charger
  • Slippers
  • In-Room Safe
  • Ski Storage
  • Washer/Dryer
INTERNET / ENTERTAINMENT
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Plasma/LCD TV
  • DVD Player
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • DVD Library
  • iPod Dock
KITCHEN / DINING
  • Dining Table
  • Cooktop
  • Microwave
  • 3/4 Size Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Nescafe Coffee Machine
  • Coffee/Tea/Sugar on arrival
  • Rice Cooker
  • Cutlery + Plates
  • Cooking Utensils (limited)
BEDROOMS
  • Western Bedding
  • Closets
  • Hangers
  • Alarm Clock
  • Study Desk
BATHROOMS
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Japanese Washlet Toilet
  • Towels
  • Body Soap
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shared Bathroom

Gakuto Villas
Rooms

BEDROOM 1
Gakuto Villas Twin Bedroom with Sofa | Hakuba Valley

The master bedroom is downstairs. One king double bed sleeps two guests. There is also a small seating area with coffee table, an extended shelf/desk that can be used for computer work, and a mounted flat-screen TV. The downstairs bathroom is near this room and features a toilet and bath.

2 Guests
1 Double Bed
Shared Bathroom w Bath
Approx 18m²

BEDROOM 2

The second bedroom is upstairs and features two twin beds. Two people can sleep in these beds, and should you add another to the room they will sleep here on a fold-out bed. There are a closet, chairs and tables, and views across the estate from large windows that let in the light.

2 Guests (3 Max)
2 Single Beds
Shared Bathroom w Shower
Approx 23m²

(Extra guest +¥2000/night on fold-out bed)

Gakuto Villas
Location

SETTING / ATMOSPHERE

The Gakuto Villas are located in the Wadano Mori district, a ten minute walk away from the Happo Ski Resort and a 30-minute walk to Hakuba station and downtown district. It’s a quiet and prestigious area with lush forests out of every window.

LIFTS / TRANSPORT

Happo Ski Resort is around 10 minutes’ walk from your front door, and a local shuttle service stops just outside. Or if you prefer your own wheels there is one parking space available for every villa.

RESTAURANTS / BARS

As you are in Hakuba Village there are restaurants, bars and onsen within walking distance. Management provides regular minivan drives to the local supermarket to help get you stocked up, or there are a souvenir and grocery shop just inside the Mominoki Hotel a five-minute walk away.

Need to Know

  • Extra futon/bedding: ¥2000 pp/night
  • Baby Cot free, available for children 18 months and under
  • Children of any age count as adults (count towards occupancy)
  • No Minimum Stay
  • Surcharge Applies on Fridays, Saturdays
  • Check-in time: 3pm
  • Check-out time: 10am
  • ¥2,500 per hour for late checkout
  • We offer the best rates online
  • Rates include Government tax and services (other websites add this on at the end of the booking)
  • Rates quoted in JPY Japanese Yen
  • 50% deposit due at time of booking
  • 50% balance due 60 days before arrival
  • Pay by credit card / PayPal / bank transfer
  • See our full terms and conditions

Please note all information provided is representative and subject to change. If there are features or services that are imperative to your stay, please contact us before booking.

3 reviews for GAKUTO VILLAS

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Rockers_73

    Very happy with our stay at Gakuto Villas, very modern accommodation with great facilities and very close to the slopes and restaurants. Staff at Gakuto were lovely and very helpful too. I really recommend this place and will happily visit again.

    Tripadvisor Reviewed on 15 March 2018

    stayed in March 2018

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Esther P

    My first visit to Hakuba. Stayed for 6nights in mid-Feb. Great location, nestled in nature and quiet. Was about less than 5mins ride from Hakuba main station to the villa. Villa is modern, clean, cozy with beautiful view into the surrounding forest and spacious enough to fit 4-6 adults easily. Washer/dryer was available.

    Easy access to ski slopes via free shuttle bus or short walk to nearest ski lift. Bus stop is just few steps away from the guest house.

    Staffs were incredibly friendly and accommodating, special thanks for helping me to find and arrange for ski lesson even when it came last minute!

    There are some nice restaurants nearby (recommended by staff) and would advise to book in advance. Cooking was another option as kitchen was equipped to cook simple meals. Gakuto provides free shuttle to the grocery store.

    Overall was an enjoyable and pleasant stay. One small housekeeping improvement that I can suggest was replenishing coffee capsules in the villa as there aren’t many cafes nearby to get coffee in the morning.

    Would definitely return. Highly recommend.

    Tripadvisor Reviewed on 8 March 2018

    Stayed in February 2018

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    RhodriJamesHK

    Modern, well built villas Two bedrooms and two bathrooms work well for families. Ski slopes / ski hire within 5-10 mins walking distance if no car. Also near a lot of cafes / restaurants. Great staff!

    Tripadvisor Reviewed on 18 February 2018

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