Wadano Gateway - Family Suite | SamuraiSnow

Wadano Gateway - Family Suite

E.g., 11/06/21
E.g., 11/06/21
Hakuba - Wadano
Sleeps up to: 
Ski Lift Access: 
On your Doorstep (1 to 5 minutes walk)
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Our 9 self-contained family suites are perfect for accommodating families who want the independence of their own kitchen, without the need for a full house.

The Wadano Gateway suites have been recently renovated, retaining many of their original features; marrying the traditional with the contemporary and honoring modern Japanese design, complimented by western comforts.

This space makes an ideal base for groups of one to five and can be made up to your liking, with flexible sleeping arrangements.

The suites are fully-equipped for in-room entertainment, with Netflix and Apple TV, as well as high speed Wi-Fi across the entire property.

Bedding Configuration

  • 1x Queen Bed OR 2x Single Beds AND up to 3x Japanese Futons


  • Unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi and Netflix
  • Full daily breakfast
  • Communal laundry facilities in the building
  • Free car parking outside of the property
  • Washer & Dryer

Wadano Gateway


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.


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. 


  • Ski Village: Hakuba - Wadano
  • Neighbourhood: Lower Wadano
  • Ski Lifts: 10 mins walk or  / 800 metres to Nakajima 2 Lift at Happo One ski hill
  • Shuttle Bus: 9 mins walk / 550 metres to Tokyu Hotel bus stop
  • Closest Restaurant: In the building
  • Ski Hire: 12 mins walk / 800 metres to Rhythm Snowsports
  • Ski School: 18 mins walk or 4 mins drive / 1,200 metres to Evergreen Ski School - Happo One
  • Onsen: 6 mins walk / 550 metres to Hakuba Happo Onsen
  • Kids Day Care: 18 mins walk or 4 mins drive / 1,200 metres to Evergreen Day Care
  • Convenience Store: 7 mins walk / 600 metres to Lawson

Arrival & Departure

  • Happo Bus Terminal - 10 mins walk
  • Hakuba Station or Happo Bus Stop pick up and drop off provided for arrival and departure

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!

Booking Terms


  • 35% Deposit Payment required at the time of booking
  • 65% Balance Payment required no later than 75 days before the check in date


  • Cancellation requests must be made via email (info [at] samuraisnow.com) or website contact form and reconfirmed by Samurai Snow before being considered a cancellation.
  • 76 or more days before check in date - 35% cancellation fee applies
  • Within 75 days of check in date, 65% cancellation fee applies

Worry Free Travel

This cancellation policy will be reconsidered in the event of international travel restrictions prevent travel to the accommodation.

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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] samuraisnow.com) 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 16:00 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 

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