What makes Iodake Sanso Group’s mountain huts special?

We offer cozy, comfortable amenities, with at-home hospitality and delicious food.

We do our best to use fresh, homegrown vegetables. Our specialty, a delicious miso soup, is homemade from soybeans.

 

Iodake Mountain Hut

Built on the main ridgeline, at a key point along the trail. Complete sanitary facilities!

Located right next to the summit of the Grand Canyon-like Mt. Iodake (20-min walk), from which Mt. Fuji can be seen.

Near to Mt. Yokodake, which features abundant alpine plants and thrilling chain-guided cliff-face climbing areas. (50-min walk)

1 night with breakfast and dinner
 
9,500 JPY1 night with Dinner
 
8,500 JPY
1 night with Breakfast
 
7,500 JPY1 night no meals
 
6,500 JPY
Lunch Box1,000 JPYPrivate room
 
+4,000 JPY
Shower Room
(June - October)
500 JPY

Hot-water shower: Early June to mid-October

Opening Period

Late April to early November (Closed during winter)

 

Neishidake Mountain Hut

Watch the sunrise from the closest point possible, the alpine zone!

You can watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets without leaving the mountain hut.

Baths using water from the spring next to the lodge are waiting for you.

A mountain hut with a carefree, relaxed, tasteful atmosphere.

Spring - Fall
Late April to early November
Winter
(Dec. 29 to Jan. 2, Sat & the day before a holiday from Jan. to Mar.)
1 night with breakfast and dinner
 
9,500 JPY11,000 JPY
 
1 night with Dinner
 
8,500 JPY10,000 JPY
1 night with Breakfast

7,500 JPY9,000 JPY
1 night no meals

6,500 JPY8,000 JPY
Private Room

+2,000 JPY+2,000 JPY
Lunch Box

1,000 JPY1,000 JPY

Bathing fee included in lodging fee. Bathing available from early June to mid-October.

Opening Period

April 27 to early November: Every day

December 29 to January 2

January to March: Sat & the day before a holiday

 

Natsuzawa Kosen

Established in 1918 Natsuzawa Kosen is a  hot spring hotel with a history dating back approximately 100 years.

Wild boar hotpot is our specialty dish. The hot meals will warm your body and soul.

The Japan Alps’ 3rd and 5th highest peaks, Mt. Yarigatake and the Hotakadake mountain range, can be seen above a sea of clouds from the guestrooms and in front of the entrance. The 5th highest altitude hot spring in Japan.

Spring - Fall
(Apr. 27 - Nov. 30)
Winter
(Dec. 1 - Apr. 26)
1 night with breakfast and dinner
 
10,500 JPY13,000 JPY
 
1 night with Dinner
 
9,500 JPY12,000 JPY
1 night with Breakfast

8,500 JPY11,000 JPY
1 night no meals

7,500 JPY10,000 JPY
Bathroom

650 JPY650 JPY
Private RoomFree of chargeFree of charge

Day visitor bathing: ¥650 (souvenir towel and roasted green tea after bathing included)

Bathing hours: Hut guests – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Day visitor bathing – 10 a.m. – around 4 p.m.

Opening Period

Open year-round

Child Discount

(When visiting as part of a family. Meal content is the same as for adults.)

Junior high school students (13 – 15 years old) ¥2000 discount

Elementary school students (6 – 12 years old) ¥4000 discount

Pre-school children (5 years old and under)  Free (If a meal-set is required, the elementary school student fee applies)

* A different fee applies for groups (school hiking trips, etc.) The menu is also different.

The adult fee applies for high school students and above (15 years old and above).

 

Information

Features

Feature 1Feature 2Feature 3ElevationCapacity *
Iodake Mountain Hut

Alpine plantsMagnificent mountain ridgelines
 
A great base for hiking2,650m
(8,694 ft.)
180
Neishidake Mountain Hut

Amazing viewsBathhouseSunrises
& sunsets
2,550m
(8,366 ft.)
60
Natsuzawa Kosen

Hot springHomemade cookingFree shuttle bus2,060m
(6,758 ft.)
40

* All huts provide a futon mattress and bedding for each guest.

* Private rooms are available in all huts (Natsuzawa Kosen: Free, Iodake and Neishidake Mountain Huts: additional fee). Reservable on a first-come-first-served basis.

Service Information

Free Wi-fiCharging point (*1)Payment by cardShuttle service
(reservation required)
Open periodReservations
Iodake Mountain Hut

N/AYes
 
YesN/ALate April to early NovemberPreferred (*2)
Neishidake Mountain Hut

N/AYesYesPick-up onlyApril 27 to early November: Every day
December 29 to January 2
January to March: Sat & the day before a holiday
Preferred (*2)
Natsuzawa Kosen

YesYesYesYesOpen year-roundRequired

*1: Charging of mobile phones, cameras, etc. is possible. Free of charge. Please inquire with the staff.

*2: Reservations are not required, but recommended at all times, if possible.

* Mobile phone network connectivity (all huts): Docomo – reliable, au – not reliable, SoftBank – not available

Bathhouse *1Showers *2Flushing toiletsWestern-style toiletsSeparate male and female toiletsDrinking water *3Shop *4Lunch served *5
Iodake Mountain Hut

N/AYes
 
YesYesYesSpring waterYesYes
Neishidake Mountain Hut

YesN/AYesYesYesSpring waterYesYes
Natsuzawa Kosen

YesYesYesYesYesSpring waterYesYes

*1&2: Available year-round at Natsuzawa Kosen. You can enter the hot spring in winter too! Day visitor hbathing fee (non-guests): ¥650.

Available from early June to mid-October at Iodake and Neishidake Mountain Huts. Closed during other times due to the possibility of freezing.

*3: Free of charge for guests. Great tasting, sanitary spring water.

*4: Alcohol can also be purchased (draft beer, canned beer, wine, Japanese sake, shochu, etc.)

Drip coffee, chocolates, cookies, snacks, canned venison, canned boar, etc.

Original design high-performance T-shirts, Japanese towels, bandanas, souvenir badges.

*5: Ramen noodles, udon noodles, curry and rice, beef bowl: ¥800 each. Oden: ¥600. Tax incl.

Reservation Form

Use the form below to contact us about booking a hut.

Please note that you are making an enquiry not an actual booking.

We will get back to you with information about the date and hut you have selected.

Number of people:

MaleFemaleUnder 12

Pick-up times from JR Chino Station

Morning service:
For people arriving at 9:08 a.m. from Tokyo (on the 7:00 a.m. train from Shinjuku) and for people arriving at 9:21 a.m. from Nagoya/Kyoto/Osaka (on the 7:00 a.m. train from Nagoya, transferring at Shiojiri)

Afternoon service:
For people arriving at 3:15 p.m. from Tokyo (on the 1:00 p.m. train from Shinjuku) and for people arriving at 3:17 p.m. from Nagoya/Kyoto/Osaka (on the 1:00 p.m. train from Nagoya, transferring at Shiojiri)

Departure times to JR Chino Station

Morning service:
Departs 8:00 a.m. from Sakuradaira (depart Natsuzawa Kosen 7:40 a.m., approx. 20-min walk) Arrives at JR Chino Station east entrance just after 9:00 a.m.

Afternoon service:
Departs 2:30 p.m. from Sakuradaira (depart Natsuzawa Kosen 2:10 p.m., approx. 20-min walk) Arrives at JR Chino Station east entrance just after 3:30 p.m.

  • Iodake Hut

    Iodake Hut
  • Neishidake Hut

    Neishidake Hut
  • Natsuzawa Kosen

    Natsuzawa Kosen