Located right on Nakiyama slope near the Happo One ticket office, the Marillen Hotel is one of the few Ski in Ski out hotels in Hakuba. This on snow accommodation is Austrian in style with panoramic views from all rooms. Children can take advantage of complimentary sleds, while parents relax by the fireplace and enjoy the view. The hotel's large front deck is the spot to meet Apres Ski for German hotdogs, delicious fondue and Gluhwein (mulled red wine) before heading back up for night skiing.
Ski in Ski out accommodation is the key ingredient to the ultimate ski holiday! The Marillen offers a slope-side seat for the spectacular Fire Festival; is a perfect venue for New Years Eve fireworks and a wonderful home away from home amongst the snowy perfection of the Japanese Alps.
Amenities at the Marillen Hotel include an Alpine Restaurant, Bavarian Beer Hall, Ski Room, Washing Machines and Dryers, Concierge Service and In-Room Massage Service.
Marillen Hotel accommodation consists of 16 rooms over 2 floors, all with comfy Western beds and fabulous views:
Twin/Double: A very comfortable room furnished with two single beds that can be converted to one queen size bed. Individual rooms will have either tables and chairs or a lounge. Ample storage and an ensuite ensure you have everything you need.
Triple Room: Three single beds can be also made into a queen and one single, ideal for a family. Your room has a small lounge area for relaxing and an ensuite.
Quad Room: Fabulously flexible, the Quad room can be configured as a queen bed and two singles, two queen beds or simply four single beds. Some of the rooms have table and chairs or a small lounge, all have storage and an ensuite to add to your comfort.
All room rates include continental and fully cooked breakfast.
Panoramic views over the Nakiyama ski slope ensure breakfast, lunch and dinner are truly enjoyable occasions.
The restaurant is well known for its excellent interpretation of favourite Alpine cuisines, such as delicious fondue, German sausages and schnitzel... Winter foods sure to warm you up and satisfy the most rigorous appetite.
Local and foreign beers, International wines, Schnapps and Gluhwein can be enjoyed by the fireplace or out on the deck while listening to live music.
Breakfast consists of a Western style hot breakfast of bacon and eggs along with continental breakfast of toast, cereal, fruit, tea, coffee and juices. Lunch is the ultimate in slope side comfort food with goulash, German hot dogs, piping hot soups and pretzel sandwiches.
Enormous picture windows allow you to relax in the lounge and enjoy the views while the kids (or those young at heart) take advantage of the free toboggans to slide down the slopes while you keep warm in front of the fire.
Let the Adventures Begin:
Situated in the breathtakingly beautiful Northern Japan Alps, Hakuba stands out as one of Japan's top winter resort areas, offering some of the best winter sports action in Japan. The host of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, Hakuba comprises nine ski resorts stretched across a broad valley, and provides more terrain, vertical rise and advanced ski and snowboard slopes than anywhere in Japan. Abundant snow falls and excellent powder conditions make Hakuba a perennial top choice of skiers and snowboarders from around the world.
9 Resorts. 135 Lifts. Over 200 Runs:
For more than 70 years, Hakuba has been providing skiers, boarders and outdoor enthusiasts the ideal conditions for enjoying a superlative winter sports experience. Over 200 different trails, exceptional powder and some of the longest vertical skiing in Japan are just a few of the reasons why Hakuba has earned its reputation as a prime destination for skiers and boarders of all levels.
A World of Snow at Your Doorstep:
How Do You Want to Play Today? Nine ski resorts are located across the Hakuba Valley, all within easy reach of the local towns of Happo and Wadano. Plenty of snow, miles of trails and easy access from major Japanese cities are just a few of the reasons why visitors return to Hakuba year after year.
Just the tip of the iceberg:
The resort runs make up a fraction of the overall ski-able terrain in the Hakuba region. With expert guides like Steve Lee and his team you will get Off Piste and experience Backcountry bliss. You don't need to be a pro skier or boarder to experience the wonders of backcountry Hakuba. Hiking 400 metre further from the top of the main gondola to Northern Face terrain at one of the resorts will have you and your friends in your very own private winter wonderland. Fresh untracked snow with a variety of terrain from advanced to intermediate. You certainly need to have some skills to go back-country and of course the right gear and safety equipment. Steve Lee and his team will ensure you are up for it and well prepared before you venture Off Piste into some of Japan's finest terrain.
Best chance of Powder from Mid December till Mid March. Great Spring conditions with Bluebird days and no crowds.
Spring Time in Japan - Bluebird Days and no crowds
We'll let you in on a bit of a secret!...Spring Skiing in Japan is amazing. It's not unusal for a 3 metre base in April. World Snowfaris staff regularly visit Japan's ski resorts in March & early April to enjoy perfect Bluebird days, mild temperatures and top to bottom boarding with no one around. You should consider Nozawa Onsen and Hakuba for March/April.