Bear's Den Mountain Lodge | SamuraiSnow
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Bear's Den Mountain Lodge

5 Bedroom Lodge
  • Ski In / 4 mins walk to Goryu Express Gondola
  • Walking distance to Goryu restaurants, bars & onsen
  • Outdoor Japanese style hot tub in woodland setting
  • Ski lift shuttle service included
Hakuba - Goryu
Close (5 to 10 minutes walk)


This 5 bedroom lodge can be rented in its entirety as a private booking or the individual rooms can be booked.

Located just 300 meters from the Hakuba Goryu Gondola. This means that you can ski to the door.

The Bears Den is walking distance to restaurants, bars and onsen of Goryu village.


  • Ski Village: Hakuba - Goryu
  • Neighbourhood: Kamishiro
  • Ski Lifts: Ski In to accommodation / 4 mins walk (300 metres) to Goryu Express Gondola
  • Shuttle Bus: 1 mins walk / 80 metres to Maple Chalet bus stop
  • Closest Restaurant: 3 mins walk / 250 metres
  • Ski Hire: 4 mins walk / 300 metres to Central Snowsports
  • Ski School: 26 mins walk or 8 mins drive / 2,000 metres to Hakuba Snowsports Ski School
  • Onsen: 11 mins walk / 700 metres to Himekawa Onsen
  • Kids Day Care: 4 mins walk / 300 metres to Goryu Escal Plaza Day Care
  • Convenience Store: 21 mins walk or 5 mins drive / 1,800 metres to 7-Eleven


Skiing & Snowboarding students can take private lessons at Goryu Escal base or can take group lessons at Goryu Iimori base with Hakuba Snowsports.

A 5 minutes free shuttle bus ride connects Goryu Escal base & Goryu Iimori base or students can take the Toomi Sky Four Lift up and ski down to the Goryu Iimori base on an easy green beginner run.

Arrival & Departure

  • Kamishiro Station: 13 mins walk
  • Kamishiro Station or Goryu Bus Stop pick up and drop off provided for arrival and departure


The combined Goryu & Hakuba 47 ski area offers a good variety of piste runs, freestyle park features, a small amount of off-piste tree runs and extensive backcountry terrain.

Located at the base of the Goryu side, Kamishiro is a picturesque woodland village with a few authentic local restaurants.


  • Uncrowded ski area with steep piste runs & freestyle park
  • Easy to access backcountry
  • Great value accommodation in a forest setting

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Bear’s Den Kitchen and Bar

The Restaurant and Bar are located on the upper level of the lodge where breakfast is served daily.

You can enjoy the open fire, a drink at the bar and a home cooked meal in the restaurant.

For dinners you have a choice of a hearty western meal or a Japanese banquet all dishes are made from fresh local ingredients when possible.

The Bear’s Den also serves premium café style coffee with home-made biscuits.

Lodge Features

  • Live-in host staff members
  • Private morning shuttle to the ski area of your choice
  • Complimentary arrival and departure pick up and drop off service to / from a local bus or train station
  • Cooked western breakfasts
  • Complimentary drinks on arrival
  • Large drying room
  • Tuning area for skis and snowboards
  • Laundry facility with washing machine and dryer
  • Access to and from the surrounding resorts
  • Recover and relax in our outdoor Japanese-style hot tub or unwind with an in-house massage
  • Free car parking outside of the property
  • Fireplace

    Room Types

    This hotel has the following rooms:


    Bear's Den Mountain Lodge - Twin / Double Room

    This room has 1 Bedroom/s, and 1 Bathroom/s. It sleeps up to 2.

    Bear's Den Mountain Lodge - Family Room

    This room has 1 Bedroom/s, and 1 Bathroom/s. It sleeps up to 4.

    Booking Terms


    • 50% Deposit Payment required at the time of booking
    • 50% Balance Payment required no later than 75 days before the check in date


    • Cancellation requests must be made via email (info [at] or website contact form and reconfirmed by Samurai Snow before being considered a cancellation.
    • 76 or more days before check in date - 50% cancellation fee applies
    • Within 75 days of check in date, 50% cancellation fee applies

    Date Changes

    • Stay date change may be considered within the same winter season
    • Request for stay date changes must be made via email (info [at] or website contact form more than 14 days before check in date and reconfirmed by Samurai Snow before being considered

    Check In / Out

    • Check in time is from 15:00 and check out time is from 10:00
    • Early check in and late check out can be requested and will be accommodated where the accommodation schedule allows
    • Early check in cannot be guaranteed in advance & late check out can only be confirmed the night before 

    All information listed about this accommodation is representative and accurate to the best of our knowledge but may be subject to change.

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    The price of bookings is fixed in Japanese Yen but you can pay in your home currency.