Hakuba Kiitos Rental Cottage

About Hakuba

Situated in the Northern Alps, Hakuba encompasses mountain resorts with terrain for winter skiing, snowboarding, and hiking.  Visitors can experience a variety of outdoor activities throughout the year.

About Us

“Kiitos” is the expression of gratitude, means “thanks” in Finnish.  Away from the daily hustle and bustle, relax in nature rich Hakuba and our cozy Finnish style log cottage.

Rental Cottage

Our cottage is a cozy rental cottage exclusive for your family or friends.  Enjoy your private space and time!

Here are some of the features of our cottage:

We have 3 rental cottages on our property, and all 3 cottages are equipped with the same facilities.  One of our features is that each and every one of our cottages has a sauna in it.  Refresh yourself with the sauna after skiing, snowboarding, or mountain hiking.

1st Floor

Our entrance can be used as a drying room as well.  Keep your ski/snowboard equipment in a safe and secure place.

Living Room

You can opt to sit indoors in the air-conditioned, ventilated living room.  We also provide “Kotatsu” and floor heating in the winter.


Feel free to use the following items

Rice cooker

Cutting board


Sauce pans

Frying pans



Microwave oven


Electric griddle “BRUNO” – Enjoy hot pot, BBQ, or steamed dishes!

※Please prepare foodstuff on your own.

Finnish Sauna

Each and every one of our cottages has an authentic Finnish sauna produced by HARVIA.  Spend your precious time with your family and friends in the private sauna.

※Please prepare extra clothes for sauna on your own.


There is a bathroom with a washing machine inside the cottage.

2nd Floor

Beds are set on the second floor.  A robust net is stretched over the open ceiling space, where you can play, lie down to enjoy reading, and so forth.

Four single-size beds per building, plus one extra bed for a maximum of five persons.

Travel Amenities

Hair dryer

Bath towel

Face towel



Hair conditioner

Body soap

Facial cleansing foam

Makeup remover


Skincare products

Climbing Wall

Have fun bouldering and climbing using the climbing wall!

※We only have a limited number of climbing shoes.



Our trampoline is designed for all ages!  It is useful for core training as well.

Room Rates

Please see below for cottage rental fees:

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation charges are calculated as a percentage of the cost of your stay.

4 to 7 days before your check-in date   20%

2 to 3 days before   50%

1 day before   80%

Same day   100%

No show   100%

Fees for Optional Services

BBQ griller  2,000 yen/day

Charcoal with a burner and tongs   700yen/box

Tableware (paper plate, chopsticks, cup, and tongs)   500yen

Bonfire stand   1,000yen/day

Firewood   700yen/bunch

Open Hours

Check-in   After 3:00 pm  (Should you arrive late, please keep us informed.)

Check-out   Before 10:00 am


By Car

From Areas around Tokyo

Via the Joshinetsu Expressway   1 hour from Nagano Interchange

Via the Nagano Expressway   1 hour from Azumino Interchange

From Areas around Osaka

Via the Nagano Expressway   1 hour from Azumino Interchange

From Niigata and other northwestern areas

Via the Hokuriku Expressway   1 hour from Itoigawa Interchange

By Train

The closest train station is JR Hakuba Station.  Direct JR Azusa train runs from Shinjuku once daily.  Bullet trains run directly to JR Nagano Station, and they run frequently through the day.  From the Nagano Station, please transfer to a direct bus to Hakuba.

By Bus

Direct buses run from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal to Hakuba Happo Bus Terminal.  Kiitos is 20 to 30 minutes walk from the Hakuba Happo Bus Terminal.

※Please let us know in advance if you need a ride from the train station or the bus terminal.


Please make a reservation by completing the reservation form on our website.  Your reservation will be set in stone when you receive the final confirmation email from us.  For any other inquiry or request, please fill out the inquiry form at the bottom of this page.

Reservation Form

Submitting this reservation form will not confirm your reservation. (It is possible that your email has not been received.) We will reply to you by e-mail after confirming your reservation. If you do not receive an e-mail, please contact us within 2 days. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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