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Indoor spa bath
Indoor spa bath
Free WiFi
Free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.8/5 Exceptional
6 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Breakfast Available
Hot tub


Explore the area

Popular LocationHakuba Norikura Onsen Ski Resort5 min walk
Popular LocationTsugaike Ski Resort4 min drive
Popular LocationHakuba Koruchina Ski Area6 min drive

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  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom

About this area


Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura is located in Otari. Hakuba Valley Ski Area and Tsugaike Ski Resort are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hakuba Norikura Onsen Ski Resort - 5 min walk
  • Tsugaike Ski Resort - 4 min drive
  • Hakuba Koruchina Ski Area - 6 min drive
  • Hakuba Iwatake Ski Resort - 9 min drive
  • Happo Information Center - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Nakatsuchi Station - 10 min drive

About this property

Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura

Pension with free parking, walk to Hakuba Valley Ski Area
This pension features a restaurant, a coffee shop/café and a spa tub. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a library. All 13 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, flat-screen TVs and showers.
Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura offers 13 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

Recreational amenities at the pension include a spa tub.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10 AM: JPY 1500 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe

Things to do

  • Hot tub


  • Library
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV



Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Seasonally adjusted heating fee: JPY 864 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: JPY 1500 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura and receive a full refund?
Yes, Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this guest house pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this guest house?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this guest house located?
Situated in Otari, this pension is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hakuba Norikura Onsen Ski Resort and Hakuba Valley Ski Area. Tsugaike Ski Resort and Hakuba Koruchina Ski Area are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Pension Hobby Hakuba Norikura

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic stay

We had the best experience staying at Pension Hobby during our visit to Japan. The owners are very kind and they went out of their way to make our stay memorable. Our room was simple and clean with a modern space heater. Norikura itself is tiny and the number of restaurants is limited. This didn’t matter at all since we had fantastic dinners (set menu) at Pension Hobby every night during our stay. Breakfast always included homemade yoghurt, milk, jam, sausages, bacon and so on. All of he food was delicious! The lift system is small but this is easily offset by smaller crowds on powder days and Cortina is easy to access without having to catch a bus. You can get a discount coupon from Pension Hobby for Norikura or Norikura+Cortina tickets. The lifts are a short walk up the street away and the Onsen is short walk in the opposite direction. The shuttle bus connecting to the rest of Hakuba valley is located close to the lifts. Thank you again for a great stay!

Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay

Cosy, family run hotel. Norikura/Cortina are pretty quiet but staying here made us feel at home. Definitely enjoy the home cooked meals if you get the chance to stay here!

Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Loved it here. Would come back, the host and family are the best! Great hospitality and amazing food.

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Close to ski fields. Owners are great

Good location if you want away from the hustle and bustle yet close to ski fields. Great little in house restaurant. Rooms are quite big. Owners are fantastic, very helpful and nice. They have cheap lift passes. Overall has a great time.

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The elderly couple who run the Pension were incredibly friendly and helpful. They picked us up from the train station and dropped us off again when we left because we didn't have a car. The food they make there is all delicious and fresh (they have two cows so the milk, cheese, and jogurt were amazing, and we got to try milking the cows ourselves). Our room for 3 people was pretty small, and the WiFi was sometimes slow, but the warmth of our hosts and the fact that it's a 2 minute walk to the Norikura lifts and a 5 minute walk to the Cortina lifts easily made up for it. Highly recommended.

Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2019