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Wadano Gateway

Hakuba - Wadano
Ski Lift Access: 
On your Doorstep (1 to 5 minutes walk)
Location Map: 

Location: Hakuba Wadano

  • Ski Lifts – 10 mins walk
  • Shuttle Bus (at Tokyu Hotel) – 3 mins walk
  • Happo Bus Terminal - 10 mins walk
  • Hakuba Station or Happo Bus Stop pick up and drop off provided for arrival and departure

Wadano Gateway is a centrally-located entertainment hub, opening into the Wadano Village.

Situated 100 metres from the famous Nagano Olympic sign, these units are a short walk from Happo Village and the Happo bus terminal, with frequent shuttles to gondolas and base stations for the Happo and Iwatake ski areas. 

Staying at Wadano Gateway offers you the freedom to mountain-hop, the ability to dine in or out as you please, and all of the amenities to help you fully unwind after a day on the mountain.

Wadano Gateway is unique among self-contained properties, thanks to a full, English-speaking staff.

Enjoy making the most of the amenities, with the option to relax at two nearby hot springs and utilize an on-call driver for your transportation needs.

Shuttle Service

An on-call driver is also available from 7 am to 10 pm, to chauffeur you and your family around.

Pick up and drop off and property specific night shuttles which includes morning drop off and pick up from any of the lifts at Happo One ski resort or Iwatake ski resort or the Happo bus terminal.

Evening shuttles to the International ATM, Convenience store, Hot-springs, Supermarket and Echoland.

Wadano Gateway - Lantern


French Café & Brasserie

Electrique Brasserie and lounge offers quick, convenient and filling comfort food.

Located inside the Wadano Gateway entertainment precinct, this thriving brasserie, lounge and bar serves food and beverages daily from 7am - 10pm.

Treat yourself to an affordable meal within footsteps of your room!

Our carefully crafted menu offers indulgent meals, light snacks, exquisite cocktails, or the perfectly brewed coffee.

Whatever time of day, we will have you covered! Popular with the kids is our all day hot chocolates and fresh crepes.

Hakuba Gateway - Lantern


Asian Bar & Grill

Made with love, Lantern produces the best of Asia. Conveniently located in the Wadano Gateway entertainment precinct, lantern Asian Bar and Grill is perfect for couples, families and larger groups.

Choose from authentic meals, appetizing snacks or refreshing beverages.

If you’re looking for an indulgent, mouth-watering and unforgettable experience, Lantern Asian Bar and Grill has you covered!

WiFi Internet throughout
Car Parking
Washer & Dryer
In house Restaurant / Lounge / Bar

Room Types

This hotel has the following rooms:


Wadano Gateway - Family Suite

This room has 1 Bedroom/s, and 1 Bathroom/s. It sleeps up to 5.

Wadano Gateway - 2 Bedroom Apartment

This room has 2 Bedroom/s, and 1 Bathroom/s. It sleeps up to 6.