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January, February, March, December



The Mominoki hotel is noted for its high standard facilities and location, situated at the base of Happo resort, only 3 minutes walk to the chair lift. The hotel features its own indoor and outdoor natural hot-springs, a beautiful lobby with open fire, a variety of restaurants and bars, and concierge services.

Rooms at Hotel Hakuba Mominoki feature spectacular views of the forest. Each room is equipped with a fridge, an electric kettle and a TV with cable channels. The en suite bathroom comes with a bathtub.

Quick Facts
    • Wadano area Hakuba village location
    • 3 minute walk to Kokusai chair lift
    • Ski shuttle bus stop on the doorstep
    • Easy walking distance to restaurants, bars and onsen-hot springs
    • Onsite restaurants

Mominoki is one of the premier hotels in Hakuba, noted for its luxuriousness and location, directly at the base of the mountain and only 3 minutes walk to Kokusai lift. Mominoki is a very prestigious property and caters to those who want a high standard of accommodation and service. The hotel has a beautiful lobby with open fire place and lounge area to relax in and take in the mountains.

The interior of the hotel has been furnished superbly and provides customers with complete comfort and elegance. Mominoki offers its guests a very high standard of accommodation, with spacious, comfortable rooms that cater towards those who want just a little more than a room to relax in. Most of the rooms enjoy great views of the surrounding mountains and alpine vistas. Guests have the opportunity to choose between two restaurants and the food can only be described as being excellent, with both buffet and a la Carte styles and with a wide selection of international wines to choose from. Highly recommended.


  • Wadano area Hakuba village location
  • 3 minute walk to Happo resort’s Kokusai chair lift
  • Ski shuttle bus stop to access various Hakuba resorts on the doorstep
  • Easy walking distance to restaurants, bars and onsen-hot springs
  • Various bedding configurations
  • Room amenities & facilities include: air conditioning, telephone, fridge, coffee/tea set, hair dryer
  • TV with English channels
  • DVD and CD player (selected rooms)
  • Excellent indoor and outdoor natural hot-springs & sauna facilities
  • Beautiful spacious lobby and lounge area with open fireplace
  • Coffee shop, lounge and bar
  • Buffet and a la cart restaurant
  • Souvenir and boutique shopping
  • Free wireless internet throughout hotel
  • Free public PC terminals
  • In-house massage service
  • Daily maid service
  • Coin operated laundry facilies
  • Pub restaurant & apres ski bar
  • Japanese Wagyu steak house
  • Visitor centre
  • Ski equipment storage and drying room
  • Daily breakfast included
  • Guest parking
  • Arrival and departure pick-up and drop-off service included

The sophisticated guest room is a subtle mixture of comfort and beauty. The Japanese larch forest views through the windows creates a beautiful calm atmosphere. Guests can relax and enjoy peace of mind in our luxury resort hotel, which prides itself on its sophisticatedly designed interior and well-attended services.


Standard Twin Room
This room comes with two single-size beds, a sofa or chairs and a table as well as a refrigerator. (sleeps: 2 people)
Bed Type: Two Beds (some room with an extra sofa bed)
Size: 22 sq. m.
View: Forest and Garden View 

Standard Japanese Room
The Japanese room offers a traditional Japanese atmosphere. It has a small private balcony. (2-4 people, no shower in room)
Bed Type: Four Futon Mats
Size: 30 sq. m.
View: Forest View 

Family Room
The room includes larger windows and three to four single-size beds. You can view Hakuba's spectacular natural forests. (3-4 people)
Bed Type: Three to Four Beds
Size: 28-33 sq. m.
View: Forest View 

Superior Twin Room
The room includes larger windows and two single-size beds. You can view Hakuba's spectacular natural forests. (2 people)
Bed Type: Two Beds (few rooms with double beds available)
Size: 28-33 sq. m.
View: Forest View



Japanese-Western Combination Suite
The Combination Suite offers a traditional Japanese room with tatami mats as well as a western style living room. It also includes a private balcony. (2-4 people)
Bed Type: Two Beds and Two Futon Mats
Size: 39- 48 sq. m.
View: Village and Mountain View 

Mountain Suite
The spectacular Mountain Suite offers inspiring views that captures the landscapes of Hakuba Mountains. The suite features a traditional Japanese tatami room and private balcony as well as a mini kitchen. (2-8 people)
Bed Type: Two Beds and Six Futon Mats
Size: 73 sq. m.
View: Mountain View


Room Amenities

  • Television (including English channels)
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Private Bath (Bathtub and Shower)
  • Balcony/Terrace (Superior Rooms and up)
  • Air Conditioning (In Room)
  • Telephone
  • Coffee/Tea Set
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Wireless Internet Access in Guest Rooms and Public Areas
Surf & Other Activities

Restaurants and bars:

The Perfect Places to Relax after a Day

Guests at Mominoki have the opportunity to choose between five restaurants & bars and the food can only be described as being excellent, with a buffet and a la Carte styles and with a wide selection of international wines to choose from.

Shara Japanese Restaurant

The restaurant serves Japanese dishes like sushi, sukiyaki and shabushabu hot pots. The executive chef uses the freshest seafood from local Japan Sea. Choose your favourite Japanese Sake and Shochu spirits from the wide selection of list.


The Northern European style restaurant is elegant, and the buffet style service is very popular for both Japanese and international guests. Enjoy Nagano's traditional meals and relaxed atmosphere at Linnea Restaurant. During the summer, guests can enjoy having a dinner in the beautifully illuminated garden. The friendly staff will see to your every details.

The Lounge

The hotel has a beautiful lobby with open fire place and lounge area to relax in and take in the mountains. The Lounge bar offers delicious coffee and English tea in the daytime, and wines and Japanese sake as well as cocktails in the night time.

The Pub (Après-Ski Bar)

Hakuba's only English pub is now open for the season. The Pub is located just next to the Mominoki main building and serves a variety of western/Japanese meals and drinks. The classic European building has a pool table and darts on the second floor overlooking the main floor. Come enjoy regular live bands and DJ events with hakuba locals.           

Izakaya Kaz

Izakaya Kaz is a stylish Japanese Tapas dining bar located in Mominoki Pub building. We have a wide range of traditional Izakaya and teppanyaki menu, hot pot menu, sushi and sashimi selections as well as local Sake and Beer.    

Ogino's Steakhouse and Bar

Wagyu is Japan's gift to steak lovers seeking the most tender, succulent beef on the planet. Here at Ogino's, you can satisfy your desire to try one of the world's true delicacies.         

The Beach Bar

Located in the heart of Happo Area, The Beach offers a variety of tropical drinks, food and entertainment including live music and DJ's to keep the party going. Come enjoy the night and great cocktails with locals! The Beach is open till late at night.



Le Sapin Boutique

Mominoki Hotel has a beautiful boutique called Le Sapin that offers a variety of unique products including hotel private wines, local Japanese sakes and winter clothes as well as daily necessities.

Hakuba Original Retails

Le Sapin Boutique also offers a range of Hakuba goods including T-shirts, sweat shirts, huts and stickers. Hakuba Kanji T-shirts are some of the best selling souvenior products.


Spa and facilities:

The “Spa of Shobei”

Natural Indoor and Outdoor Hot Springs

The prestigious natural hot spring is known as ''Bijinno-yu (Beautiful women hot spring).'. The hot spring has the strongest alkalies in Japan, which will make your skin smooth and beautiful. The outdoor hot spring enhances the luxury and comfortableness of your stay.

Enjoy Japanese Sake in Onsen

You can enjoy either "Hoshimi-zake (Star-viewing Sake)" or "Yukimi-zake (Snow-viewing Sake)" depending on the season.

Natural Water from 180 m Underground of Hakuba

All the water used in the hotel is from the riverbed of the Nothern Alps Mount Hakuba. The water takes a long time to well up from 180 m below the surface, ans is a totally natural mineral water. Many guests are amazed by the beautiful taste of the water.

Relax and Rejuvenate

Hakuba Resort while long known for its outdoor activities is quickly developing a reputation as a destination retreat for health and wellness. Rejuvenate your mind and body after a day on the ski slopes. Mominoki Hotel offers aroma treatments and shiatsu massage.


Winter Activities
Snowshoeing and hiking can be enjoyed by anyone and is a great way to take in the local scenery.
Cruise around the plateaus or take a rewarding day in the Northern Alps. Organized tours and equipment are available.
A visit to Japan is not complete without experiencing an onsen, one of Japan's great traditions.There are numerous onsens throughout the Hakuba Valley easily accessible from Powderhouse. It's a great way to relax or recover from a big day on the mountain.
For those visiting internationally why not round-out your trip with a day trip to Matsumoto Castle, Zenkoji Temple or the world famous snow monkeys.
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