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Grove Inn Skala

2940-19 Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    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...More

    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...More

    Reviewed 3 February 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...More

    Reviewed 25 January 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...More

    Reviewed 24 January 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...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    I know I am getting in early, but thinking about January next year for our family of five and another family of four (and whoever I can rope in between now and then). Can someone give me an idea of price per night for a family (presumably two rooms) with ensuites? For dinners, can you cook your own? And what is the cost for the dinner if the hosts cook?
    19 February 2016|
    Response from Chrissy K | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms are not self contained you can't make a cuppa in your room or make food. Check the website for up to date prices for staying but it was around 8600 yen per person per night including breakfast (so look at the... More
    Hi, what's the room temperature like in Skala? I've been to Hakuba twice in winter and had very different experience regarding room temperature. The first time we stayed in a big hotel and the room was warm enough. The other time was in a top tripadvisor rated B&B but found the room cold (anything else about the B&B was lovely). I was wearing thermos, a fleece and trousers and still feel freezing. Is it a common thing that Japanese style B&B room was cold because the heater was insufficient (it's a kind of electrical heater which blow out hot heater instead of central heating system) ? Or it varies depends on which B&B you stay?
    21 June 2015|
    Response from GroveInnSkala | Property representative |
    Answering your question; In Skala we have two kind of guest rooms which has the central heating and individual heating. For the rooms has central heating, we set the coldest room 20°C degrees and for the individual room... More
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    Alastair M
    What are the onsen and public bath facilities like? Important when skiing all day!
    24 May 2015|
    Response from GroveInnSkala | Property representative |
    We don’t have onsen in our hotel. But there is a big Japanese style public bath in downstairs. And all the rooms are ensuite. Also, we have free massage chair in loundge. If you want to enjoy Onsen, there are 6 to 7 public... More
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    Room Tips
    "Best to email Skala for room type and availability. We stayed in 3 different rooms from the past, and we are..."
    phys_reney, 1 month agoRead review
    "All rooms are on the second floor."
    はやおじさん, 7 months agoRead review
    "We had a corner tatami room which had lovely views of the snowy forest."
    Chrissy K, over a year agoRead review
    "We were in the second floor, corner room and it was great."
    Alastair M, over a year agoRead review
    "Try the Japanese style rooms to sleep on tatami mats!"
    WendyKwok, over a year agoRead review
    "Stayed in the Japanese rooms, they were quite spacious, room for luggage even with the futons unfolded. With..."
    KMJay, over a year agoRead review
    "Choice of western style rooms or Japanese rooms"
    Vera N, over a year agoRead review
    "I stayed in the traditional japanese room and would do this again even though you make your own futon each..."
    Donna P, over a year agoRead review
    "We preferred the western room with its own bathroom"
    Kyno, over a year agoRead review
    "All rooms are fine, clean and airy."
    Craig S, over a year agoRead review