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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two clean and comfortable interconnecting rooms for my family of four (two teenagers) which was perfect. Osamu and his family were welcoming and generous, and assisted us in getting a refund for a one day tour we had booked that we had to change. They also recommended a great ski hire place, Spicey Rentals, as well as the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 nights at Skala for snowboarding trip was made all the better by staying here. Amazing service, so polite and thoughtful. 15 min walk through the woods for Happy One lifts and only 20 min bus ride to Happo47/Goryu which is free and leaves from the front door. Enjoyed sipping beers bought from the vending machine and listening to local...

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Singapore
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stay in Grove Inn Skala just this Dec for 2 nights. The inn was nice and cozy, the owners are simply fantastic and service was impeccable. We had two lovely dinners cooked by the lady boss and her creme brûlée was out of this world! The owners offered to drive us to many places and their location is about...

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Reviewed 11 October 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 15 August 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 24 July 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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Sunshine Coast, Qld
Reviewed 20 February 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 17 February 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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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 11 February 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 4 February 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura
Price Range: $171 - $334 (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, 15 Aug 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, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We were in the second floor, corner room and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles 471alastairm, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Try the Japanese style rooms to sleep on tatami mats!”
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 of 5 bubbles WendyKwok, 17 Feb 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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