Wadano, Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Wadano Woods Chalets are a new collection chalets, Located in a new development in the picturesque and convenient location of Wadano area of Hakuba, close to Happo One Ski Resort.

The Chalets have modern features, designer furniture and an open plan living area, with a ski/board drying room.

Currently, there are 2 2-bedrooms plus loft units and 2 3-bedrooms plus loft units, located in lower Wadano, but more are soon to be built.

From the Wadano Woods Chalets, guests have convenient access to Happo and nearby restaurants and bars, which are a very short walk down the hill into the Happo Village.

Wadano Woods have all the features you would expect from a self-contained, whilst retaining a unique “log cabin style design” with plenty of charm and warmth.

With an inviting atmosphere and a modern feel, one can relax in the lounge area, cook up a storm in the fully equipped contemporary kitchen or kick back by the fireplace.

Great for families and groups and can accommodate up to 10 persons.

These 3-story wooden chalets feature modern designer furniture and interiors. Relax and unwind in the spacious open-plan living, dining and kitchen area.

The loft bedroom with adult size bunk beds, located on the upper level, is ideal for kids or groups of friends, while the other bedrooms all feature en-suite facilities.

Wadano, Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Ski Lifts – 10 mins walk
Shuttle Bus (at Tokyu Hotel) – 3 mins walk
3 bedroom Chalet A with 2 king bedrooms and a kids’ bunk room for 4
Sleeps up to 4 adults and 4 children
4 bedroom Chalet B with 3 king bedrooms and a kids’ bunk room for 4
Sleeps up to 6 adults and 4 children
Open plan lounge, dining and kitchen space
Large flat screen TV
Modern kitchen
Log burning fireplace
Daily housekeeping
Full linen change for stays of 8 nights or more
Pick up and drop off on arrival and departure at Happo Bus Terminal, Hakuba Base Camp or Hakuba Train Station included in your booking
Scheduled shuttle to ski fields and supermarket daily included in your booking
Concierge at nearby Hakuba Springs Hotel attending to ski hire, lessons, taxis, tours and other local services

Chalte A – 144 sqm
These incredible, spacious chalets offer comfortable sleeping for up to eight guests, making it ideal for larger groups of family or friends, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in addition to an open plan communal living space.
Split over 3 levels, the chalet offers 2 standard king or split king bedrooms with western style bedding and a separate loft bedroom featuring 4 bunk beds.
The 2 larger bedrooms are each connected to their own full, spacious ensuite bathrooms, and each is fitted with large built-in robes.
The loft bedroom features large amounts of storage space and it’s own small lounge area, making it a perfect space for children to play.
The middle level of the chalet consists of a spacious, open plan area offering a dining space for eight, a large and cosy lounge area and a modern, fully equipped kitchen.
This room is the largest in the house, and the large ceilings along with large windows make it an amazingly open and inviting space.
The lounge area is equipped with an LCD television, DVD player and sound system and is heated by a stunning open fireplace, making nights spent indoors cosier than ever.
The kitchen offers state-of-the-art appliances and all of the essential utensils for whipping up a feast for the whole family.
This space then opens onto a large balcony fitted with a range of patio furniture – arguably the best place to take in the stunning views of the surrounding area.
There is a second, smaller bathroom located on this middle level, too, which is of course filled with all of the essential amenities.
The entire chalet is decorated to be reminiscent of log-cabin ski accommodation, using sustainable and gorgeous light timber throughout in both the floors, walls and furniture.
The light color of this paired with the ample natural light of the space creates a stunning atmosphere that is light, bright and inviting.
To top it off, this has been paired with luxurious modern furniture, ensuring your stay is as opulent as it is tranquil.
Chalte A – 144 sqm
Bedroom 1
1 King or 2 Single Beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2
1 King or 2 Single Beds, ensuite bathroom
Loft Room
2 Sets of Bunk Beds
Chalte B – 180 sqm
Offering 3 separate levels split over almost 2 hundred square metres, this spacious, luxurious chalet offers a unique experience for large groups of friends or family and a comfortable stay for every guest.
The chalet offers 3 large bedrooms, each with king western bedding, an ensuite bathroom and built-in robes, as well as an extra large loft bedroom with 4 single bunk beds with large amounts of storage space and it’s own small lounge space.
There is also one extra bathroom on the middle level of the apartment, too, which is also fitted with laundry facilities to make an extended stay incredibly easy.
The communal living space is a sprawling, open-plan area offering a large lounge and dining area as well as a modern and fully equipped kitchen, which opens onto a spacious balcony. The entire space features a generous use of light timber in the walls, floors and ceiling, creating an incredibly tranquil space that works to foster a connection to the natural landscape surrounding the chalet.
The lounge area is equipped with an LCD television, DVD player, and sound system, and the entire chalet has access to Wi-Fi internet.
This communal space also features a large dining table for eight, a stunning open fireplace to make the evenings extra cozy, and some extra storage space.
The kitchen offers state-of-the-art appliances and utensils, meaning that despite your proximity to the area’s restaurants, you’re likely to enjoy a wonderful home cooked meal or 2 as well.
This entire space is lined with large windows as well, meaning that throughout the day you’ll be treated to beautiful views of the area, or if you’d prefer, you can relax on the patio furniture and take the beauty in from the balcony.
Chalte B – 180 sqm
Bedroom 1
1 King or 2 Single Beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2
1 King or 2 Single Beds, ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 3
1 King or 2 Single Beds, ensuite bathroom
Loft Room
2 Sets of Bunk Beds
Located in Wadano, the chalets are a 10 mins walk to the Happo ski lifts, and there is also a shuttle bus stop just across the street, which will transport you to Hakuba’s other ski areas.
Supported by the Phoenix Hotel groups, guests can take full advantage of the Phoenix Hotel’s facilities and concierge services as well as rely on the hotel’s complimentary ski shuttle services to many of the Hakuba Valley’s great ski resorts.
Sitting almost exactly in the center of the Japanese archipelago, Nagano is full of interesting sightseeing areas. Renowned resorts such as Hakuba, Nozawa Onsen and Karuizawa are all within Nagano’s prefectural borders. Popular among skiers, mountaineers and onsen aficionados, Nagano is a wonderful place to visit for its regal mountains, rich cultural history, fine architecture and cuisine.
Nozawa Onsen is a charming winter ski resort and year-round onsen town, tucked into a picturesque corner of the eastern Japan Alps. Featuring beautiful old streets filled with historical onsen ryokan and bustling local shops, the village has a quintessential Japanese atmosphere and unique sense of tradition.
Nozawa Onsen ranks amongst the best ski resorts in Japan with an excellent course layout and a plethora of runs, offering satisfying skiing and snowboarding experiences for beginners and experts alike.
Hakuba is a village in the Japanese Alps, just outside the city of Nagano, host of the 1998 Winter Olympics. A winter sports hub, Hakuba encompasses mountain resorts with terrain for skiing, snowboarding and hiking.
The Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium, built for the 1998 games, is at the base of the Happo-one resort. Hakuba village offers a lively après-ski scene and hot springs.
For more than 70 years, Hakuba has been providing skiers, boarders and outdoor enthusiasts the ideal conditions for enjoying a superlative winter sports experience. Over 200 different trails, exceptional powder and some of the longest vertical skiing in Japan are just a few of the reasons why Hakuba has earned its reputation as a prime destination for skiers and boarders of all levels.
Different rates for using
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 bedrooms


$750 $713/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.


Driving in Japan
It is not possible to drive in Japan with just your driving licence issued in your home country. Japan only recognises International Driving Permits based on the 1949 Geneva Convention. Before arriving in Japan you must obtain your International Driving Permit from the national Automobile Association in the country which issued your licence. If you are unsure if you hold the correct license, please contact your authority for further information.
Winter: 3 – 5 nights
Chinese New Year: 5 – 7 nights
Christmas & New Year: 7 – 10 nights
Staying with us
  • Travel concierge: We listen to help you plan
  • For big villas and chalets, special rates for smaller groups (reduced occupancy)
  • Limited time deals, exclusive perks
  • The best rates, guaranteed
Planning your holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the chalet of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
You should definitely book your rentals in advance to ensure your ideal rental equipment is available. Peak season is extremely busy and rentals can sell out quickly.
We recommend ski and snowboard packages from GoSnow, Rhythme Snow Sports and Niseko Base Snowsports, both with rental outlet located conveniently approximate to lifts.
We highly recommend booking your lessons before the trip – Lessons book out months in advance for peak season, and even during the quieter periods you should pre-book so that the lesson can fit in smoothly to your holiday schedule.
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