Pension Chiisana Kuni is located in Norikura Highland, in the mountains of Japan's Northern Alps. It is a place to enjoy the beauty of nature all seasons. In winter, the area is coverd with snow from Dec. till March.
Pension Chiisana Kuni is located in Norikura Highland, in the mountains of Japan's Northern Alps. It is a place to enjoy the beauty of nature all seasons. In winter, the area is coverd with snow from Dec. till March. The Norikura Highland Skiing area, which is also famous for its hot springs, is just 6 minutes away by car, with pick-up service available. In summer, it is especially relaxing to take a bath outdoor, while watching fish and wild ducks swimming in the pond, or watching fireflies glowing in the darkness at night.
Breakfast 998Yen per guest. Please order when check-in.
Dinner 3098Yen per guest. Please order in advance.
Our rooms are all western style. We have 8 guest rooms. There is 1 room on the first floor, designed for wheelchair users. The wheelchair accessible toilet room is right outside this room. There are 7 rooms on the second floor, 4 twin rooms, and 3 rooms with 4 beds. All rooms have sink, toilet, telelphone, TV and A/C. Information outlet and wireless LAN are available in ALL rooms, and FREE Internet.
You can relax and help yourself to FREE tea in our lounge. We have massage chair, TV and computer in the lounge. Please also feel free to read books on our bookshelves.
There are 3 public baths, 2 indoor and 1 outdoor, avaliable 24 hours. When you take a bath, lock the door from inside, and put the sign 'In Use' at the entrance, so that you can enjoy your bath time by yourself or with your family. Shampoo, rinse, and body soap are prepared for public use.
Another thing makes us special is that we are dog-friendly. However, please pay attention to the following rules and attentions:
. Give ALL information about your dog/dogs (age, sex, breed type, vaccination, etc.) when you make the hotel reservation.
. Dogs are not allowed to sleep on hotel beds.
. Shampoo your dog/dogs before lodging.
. Dogs must be through with potty training.
. When you leave your dog/dogs alone in the room, make sure they don't damage any facilities.
. Keep dog/dogs on leash when walk in the building.
. Clean up after your dog/dogs when you take a walk in the neighborhood.
. Take all the dog litter home with you.
. Make sure you inquire about where you can put your dog/dogs off leash.
. Bring food, food tray, first-aid medicine, and cage, if necessary, for your dog/dogs.
. An additional fee of 1050/dog is charged.
We speak only little English.
.Check-in time: between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.
.Dinner is served at 6:00pm.
.Check-out time: until 10:00am.
.Credit cards are not accepted.
.Pajamas, towels, and slippers are not provided.
.Hair drier shall be returned to the entrance of the public baths after use.
. ski equipment for rent
. snowboard for rent
. bicycle for rent
. putter golf (charged, and arrangement fee included)
. buckwheat noodle making (charged, and arrangement fee included)
. first-aid medicine, sewing set
. First, you need to go to JR Matsumoto Station, by train.
From Tokyo direction:
Shinjuku -> Matsumoto, by limited express train Azusa, 166 minutes.
From Osaka direction:
Shin-osaka -> Nagoya, by Nozomi Shinkansen, for 51 minutes.
Nagoya -> Nagano, by limited express train Wide View Shinnano, 123 minutes.
. At Matsumoto Station, switch to Matsumoto Dentestu Line bound for Shinshimashima.
Matsumoto->Shinshimashima, 30 minutes.
. Take a bus from Shinshimashima Station, bound for Norikura Highland, and get off at Nakadaira Stop. Our pension is 5 minutes walk from the bus stop.
Please refer to the map in one of our photos.
.We offer pick-up service from Matsumoto Station or Shinshimashima Station. About 30min ride. Please inquire before the date of your stay. Pick-up time is usually between noon and 4PM or after 7PM.