Hakken by Active Life Madarao

Relaxed snow lodge with unique Japanese experience

Hakken by Active Life Madarao

Situated less than 5 mins walk from the Madarao resort chairlifts, Hakken by Active Life Madarao is a small, relaxed snow lodge offering ski-in access for guests. Newly renovated in 2017, Hakken offers a unique experience for guests in some rooms, blending modern western style comforts with traditional Japanese Tatami floors.
Hakken, meaning Discovery in Japanese, inspires us to offer our guests a unique experience filled with modern comforts, all things authentically Japanese, served by our friendly Australian, Kiwi and Japanese staff.

  • Bar
  • Free Wifi
  • Restaurant
  • Equipment Hire Shop
  • Onsen
  • Complimentary Shuttle Service


Enjoy a great night’s sleep in our newly renovated rooms. We offer 3 attractive room styles for our guests:

  • Family Room for 4 people;
  • Deluxe Room for 3 people; and
  • Standard Room for 2 people.

All rooms are equipped to provide every convenience you could need for your stay, including free Wifi, private bathrooms, western style beds, an LCD TV, a safe, and a fridge.


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Hakken by Active Life Madarao is located in Madarao Ski Resort (aka Madarao Kogen) in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture (near a town called ‘Iiyama’), between Nozawa Onsen and Myoko Kogen. The nearest train station to Madarao Ski Resort is Iiyama train station (pronounce ‘ee-ya- ma’) which is easy to get to.

Hakken by Active Life Madarao

For our exact Google Maps location, please type in ‘Hakken by Active Life Madarao’ in Google Maps.

For Ta Q Bin or other similar luggage delivery services, our official address is:

Hakken by Active Life Madarao Hotel
Madarao Kogen Ski Resort
1101-20, Tarumoto, Ohaza
Japan 〒389-2261

Email: Hakken.booking@beactive.life

Telephone: (+81) 0269-67-0616