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Only a 1-minute walk from the Madarao Kogen Ski Resort, the lovely Annex Aburaya features a hot public bath, a tennis court and ski gear rentals. Free Wi-Fi is available at the dining room, and a free-use washing machine is on-site. The Aburaya offers Western rooms with 2 carpeted stories, beds and a TV. Japanese-style rooms come with a tatami (woven-straw) floor and traditional futon bedding. All rooms have air conditioning, heating and an attached toilet, while bathing facilities are shared. Pets are welcome at a charge at the property, which resembles a chateau. It offers a free shuttle service from/to JR Iiyama Station, and sells ski passes. The dining room is available for mini-concerts, and a big TV or a projector can be installed. Free parking is available. A mixture of Japanese and Western food using local seasonal ingredients is served at the dining room. Annex Aburaya is a 5-minute drive from Nozawa Onsen’s Maguse hot springs, and a 20-minute drive from JR Iiyama Train Station.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Public Bath


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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Iiyama
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  • Jo
    Japan Japan
    Great location for the slopes, plenty of room to relax in public areas. excellent breakfast included with plenty of choice.
  • Cameron
    Australia Australia
    A fantastic place to stay in Madarao. The family who owns this made every effort to make our stay enjoyable. The rooms are spacious, well heated, with comfortable beds. The breakfast was the best I've experienced in Japan. The onsen is nothing...
  • Karen
    Australia Australia
    Very convenient location across the road from the chairlift and ski/snowboard rental shops next door. Good size rooms and bathroom. Onsens at the property to relax after skiing all day. Daily breakfasts w were lovely and nice evening meals...

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • レストラン #1
    • Cuisine
      American • Chinese • Japanese • European
    • Open for
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options

Amenities of Annex Aburaya
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski rental on site
  • Ski school
    Additional charge
  • Ski storage
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water park
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Kids' club
    Additional charge
  • Mini golf
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Game room
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Lockers
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Express check-in/out
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Outdoor play equipment for kids
    • Indoor play area
    Cleaning Services
    • Laundry
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Family rooms
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    • Public Bath
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Annex Aburaya takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


    From 8:00 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.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 11 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    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

    0 - 5 years
    Extra bed upon request

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

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

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    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Guests with a dinner-inclusive booking must check in by 17:30 to eat dinner at the property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.

    To use the property's free shuttle, please make a reservation by 1 day in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

    Guests with tattoos may not be permitted to use the property’s public bathing areas or other facilities where the tattoos might be visible to other guests.

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

    License number: 新潟県上保第6-35号, 新潟県上保第6号-35