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Located a 7-minute walk from Yudanaka Train Station, Hotel Housei offers free WiFi access, indoor/outdoor hot spring baths and air-conditioned Japanese-style rooms.

Rooms feature a mountain view, tatami (woven-straw) flooring, traditional futon bedding and a low table with seating cushions. Each comes equipped with a TV, a refrigerator and an electric kettle. Rooms are fitted with a private toilet, but bathrooms are shared with other guests.

At Housei Hotel you will find a free shuttle service, a 24-hour front desk and a garden. Other facilities offered at the property include ski storage, shops (on site) and a vending machine. The property also provides free parking.

A typical dinner menu features a plate of sashimi and a wide range of Japanese dishes prepared using seasonal seafood and veggies.

The bed and breakfast is a 14-minute drive from Jigokudani Monkey Park and a 28-minute drive from Floral Garden Obuse. Nishitateyama Ski Area can be accessed via a 30-minute drive.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

This is our guests' favourite part of Yamanouchi, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Housei has been welcoming guests since 4 Dec 2014.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Yamanouchi, this property has an excellent location score of 8.0

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there a regular toilet in the room?
    Customer All rooms have washlet toilets. Please be assured. Kaneko
    Answered on 20 January 2020
  • Is there a regular toilet in the room
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • how do we get to ski resorts/ lift area from your place? do you provided rides to get there?
    Customer I'll guide you. Big area Shiga Kogen is 40 minutes by local bus from the hotel. Kitashiga Kogen Ryuoo Ski Park has a free shuttle bus. It tak..
    Answered on 6 February 2022
  • Will you pick up customers at the Yudanaka Station?
    Customer We will pick you up when you know the arrival time at Yudanaka Station. Kaneko
    Answered on 25 March 2021
  • We visited Hotel Housei in January 2020 with our 2 children. Booked an economy japanese style room for a night for 21,600 yen. We were upgraded to a r..
    customer Thank you for visiting us again. The price depends on the date, but what day is it in January? Kaneko
    Answered on 7 July 2022
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Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Japanese

Facilities of Hotel Housei
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Linen
  • Mountain view
  • Picnic area
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski-to-door access
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Karaoke Additional charge
  • Skiing
  • Tennis court Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transport tickets Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Spa facilities
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Hotel Housei takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 22:00


06:30 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Hotel Housei accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 21:00 and 08:00.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

Please inform Hotel Housei in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Hotel Housei

  • Room options at Hotel Housei include:

    • Family

  • Hotel Housei has 1 restaurant:

    • osyokujitokoro

  • The prices at Hotel Housei may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

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

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Tennis court
    • Karaoke
    • Public Bath
    • Spa facilities
    • Hot spring bath
    • Open-air bath

  • Check-in at Hotel Housei is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Hotel Housei is 5.6 miles from the centre of Yamanouchi.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Housei can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

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