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Located just a 2-minute walk away from Akakura Onsen Ski Resort, Akakura Wakui Hotel offers simple accommodations with natural hot spring baths. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire property. Guest rooms are fitted with a TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. Guests can try on Japanese Yukata robes and sip complimentary green tea in the room. Some rooms feature traditional tatami (woven-straw) flooring and futon bedding. Wakui Akakura Hotel provides free luggage and ski storage services. Ski pass purchase and equipment hire are available on site. Free internet PC can be used at the lobby. Scenery paintings of old Japanese landscapes can be enjoyed. The hotel is a few steps from a free shuttle service to the Akakan Ski Area, a 1-minute drive away. It's a 10-minute drive from Myoko-Kogen Interchange on Joshin-etsu Expressway, and a 15-minute drive from JR Myoko-Kogen Train Station. Free shuttles are offered from the station with advance request. Guests can enjoy seasonal Japanese multi-course dinner and hearty breakfast. Guests without a meal plan who want to eat dinner at the property must make a reservation at time of booking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Akakura Wakui Hotel has been welcoming guests since Mar 5, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Asian, American

Private parking at the hotel


Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath

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Room Type
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Vanessa
    Great traditional experience, and location. The owner, daisuke, was so helpful and happy to share his local knowledge and even picked and dropped us off. A very nice man !! Traditional older hotel and onsen, and great value for money, we would...
  • Sandra
    Daisuke and his wife Mary were excellent hosts. very welcoming and helpful. great location. their English was terrific and the location is right at the bottom of one of the mountains. excellent stay. great to have our own onsen too. would come...
  • Katena
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    excellent location can walk anywhere in town and it back up to the ski hill. the staff is so kind and helpful. delicious breakfast if you opt for that. the owner can help coordinate rides to other ski areas for a small fee. so friendly kind helpful!!
  • Furandiasu
    Nice staff, comfortable and good location. The room was 100% comfortable and beautiful.
  • Mariatravelife
    Very close to ski lifts. Old hotel but super clean. Comfortable beds and rooms not too small. Staff was friendly.
  • Kee
    Easy access to hiking trails and onsen. Host offered transport to-and-from myokokogen station, as well as tourist spots nearby. Beautifully kept building in a mountain town. Meals were consistent, delicious, fresh, and ought to be recognised by...
  • Barry
    great location,great breakfast, great staff, couldn’t do enough for us from collecting from station to booking restaurants
  • Rhett
    Great mix of traditional & western breakfast to set up day of skiing. Hosts Daisuke & Mari go the extra mile to make your stay enjoyable, no request is a problem & always a smile
  • Snickdavidson
    The hotel was warm and cozy. Run by a nice couple who were very helpful. Nice onsen onsite and restaurant. Room was spacious and bigger then I thought.
  • Oliver
    Great location to Akakura village and slopes, nicest staff and the onsen is an additional plus.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, do you accept guest coming from Yokohama?

    Thank you for your request. Yes, please. Daisuke Wakui
    Answered on 8 January 2021
  • Hi there Do you offer pick up service from Joetsu Myoko station? Many thanks Emma

    Thank you for your request. I'm Daisuke Wakui, Akakura Wakui Hotel owner. We will go to Myokokogen station, so please change to Shinano line at Nagano station. And please tell us your arrival time. Thanks. Daisuke Wakui
    Answered on 19 January 2021

Hotel area info *

Amenities of Akakura Wakui Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private Parking
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Skiing
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski rental on site
  • Ski school
    Additional charge
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs ¥1,000 per day.
    Front Desk Services
    • Lockers
    • Baggage storage
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Car rental
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • Public Bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Akakura Wakui Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


    The entrance to the property is closed between 11:30 PM and 6:00 AM

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UC NICOS JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Akakura Wakui Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Guests arriving after 23:00 must inform the property in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

    To use the property's free shuttle from JR Myuko Kogen Station, please make a reservation in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

    Guests without a meal plan who want to eat dinner at the property must make a reservation at time of booking.

    Pets are allowed, when reservations are made in advance.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    FAQs about Akakura Wakui Hotel

    • Check-in at Akakura Wakui Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Akakura Wakui Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Skiing
      • Fishing
      • Tennis court
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Public Bath
      • Hot spring bath

    • Room options at Akakura Wakui Hotel include:

      • Family
      • Twin
      • Quad
      • Single

    • Guests staying at Akakura Wakui Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Asian
      • American

    • Akakura Wakui Hotel is 650 feet from the center of Myoko. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Akakura Wakui Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, Akakura Wakui Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.