01.How to Reach Nagano Station
From Tokyo (Total travel time to Hotarutei: approx. 2h 20min)
From Osaka/Kyoto/Kanazawa (Total travel time to Hotarutei: Approx. 4h 40min)
From Nagoya (Total travel time to Hotarutei: Approx. 3h 50min)
02.How to Reach Hotarutei from Nagano Station
From Tokyo (Total travel time to Hotarutei: Approx. 3h 10min)
Osaka/Nagoya (Total travel time to Hotarutei: Approx. 5h 10min)
From Kanazawa (Total travel time to Hotarutei: Approx. 2h 50min)
From Karuizawa/Kusatsu (Summer Only) (Total travel time to Hotarutei: 2h 20min)
Within walking distance lies the Jigokudani Monkey Park, famous worldwide for its endearing Troop of Japanese Macaques, nicknamed Snow Monkeys, who bathe in hot springs to stave off the winter cold. Additional nearby sights include Shiga Kogen, renowned for world-class skiing in winter and fantastic views year round, and the historic Zenkoji temple that has persisted at the heart of Japanese Buddhism for centuries . Additionally, don’t miss the charming sights of Obuse, home to chestnut sweets and the Katsushika Hokusai Museum. Using Hotarutei as your base, you can enjoy a variety of activities and experiences throughout this lovely region of Japan.
How far is it from the nearest train station or bus stop?It's a 10-minute bus ride from Yudanaka Station, and a 2-minute walk from the bus stop.
Is there parking available?We have parking lots for both the restaurant and guests.
Can I reserve a parking spot?Parking reservations are only accepted for guests who have made reservations with us directly. Please contact us directly for parking reservations.