Welcome to Bears Den Mountain Lodge in Hakuba, Japan 

Open all 4 seasons, Bears Den is not your typical "place to stay" in Japan, purpose built for mountain enthusiasts this Western-style private lodge offers our guests the finest accommodation in Hakuba. Rooms are rented out individually or joined in privacy for families or groups of travellers.  

You will experience the diverse culture, incredible history and architecture, breath taking scenery and of course the Japanese cuisine with the advantage of local knowledge, to make the most of your stay in Hakuba.

Our aim is to keep providing the highest level of personalised service for all your holiday needs; restaurant bookings, advice on local attractions and tours, ski/snowboard rental and lessons and much, much more.

If you have any questions or if you're ready to make a reservation, please fill out our
Reservation Request Form.

Our Location in Hakuba

Situated in beautiful Goryu Village. We are a short stroll to restaurants and bars in the Village and just 300 Meters from Goryu/Hakuba 47 Ski Resort, take the forest trail at the end of the day to ski–in to our front door.

Shuttle services are available for easy access to all the 7 Ski resorts in the Hakuba Valley.

Hakuba is nestled in the heart of the Northern Japanese Alps, we are only 2.5hrs from Tokyo Station by bullet train (shinkansen).

See What Our Guests Say

If you would like to know more before you stay? Read the reviews of guests who have previously (and repeatedly) stayed with us on our Trip Advisor page. Our guests are the reason we work so hard to be the one of the best places to stay in Hakuba, and thank you for the wonderful things everyone has had to say.


Goryu/Iimori and Hakuba 47 Resort

Only 300meters from the Bears Den Mountain Lodge is the Goryu/Hakuba 47 Resort; offering some of the highest vertical in Hakuba, near to 1000m and has some of the best variety of skiing and boarding in the valley.

It is fantastic for all levels and great for children as well.

Goryu is directly linked with the neighbouring Hakuba 47 and connecting with Iimori base area.

With awesome views of the picturesque Alps you will enjoy long runs, winding runs through the forest or terrain parks.

Goryu has something for everyone, epic amounts of snow, plenty of sunny days, long seasons and very few people!

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