Many tourists visit Biei because they can enjoy the real pleasure of traveling, such as the superb view from the hills, hot springs, and fresh local foods. Choosing a place to stay is essential for those who come to Biei from afar. There are various types of accommodation in Biei, so choose a hotel that suits your purpose and schedule.
Excited to travel around Shirogane Hot Spring and Biei Station? Check out which hotels are near your point of interest and let the planning begin.
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- BIEI Villa RUBESHIBE HILL
- Hotels Near Shirogane Hot Spring
- Hotels Near JR Biei Station
BIEI Villa RUBESHIBE HILL
Biei Villa Rubeshibe Hill is the perfect cottage for those who want to spend a relaxing and private time with family and friends, where you can rent out the entire building as a private space. Since the site is about 46,000 square meters, you can hear are the sound of the wind blowing through the trees and the whispering of birds and forget the noisy days in the city.
There are convenient cooking utensils such as tableware, microwave oven, refrigerator, rice cooker, toaster, and coffee maker, so you can bring your own ingredients and cook yourself or enjoy BBQ. In addition, there is a laundry room, baby chairs, tableware, and beds for children.
There are two types of villas, “NITAI” and “RERA”. Let’s take a look at the features and differences between each!
“NITAI” with Romantic Atmosphere!
“NITAI” means “forest” in the Ainu language. As its name suggests, the spacious living-dining room has panoramic windows overlooking the courtyard and forest. The lounge with its photogenic wood-burning stove can be used at any time during your stay.
“NITAI” features a spacious living, dining and kitchen area of more than 50 square meters, three rooms with different concepts, and a large jacuzzi where two people can relax. The view from the jacuzzi is especially popular, and you can enjoy it as if you were in an open-air bath by opening the windows and letting in the fresh air. With romantic atmosphere and spacious rooms, “NITAI” is widely beloved from couples to group accommodations.
“RERA” for Private Stay
“RERA” means “wind” in Ainu language.
“RERA” has 3 twin bedrooms with full bathrooms, and is located a little away from the clubhouse, so you can spend your private time without meeting other visitors.
Furthermore, since the villa is equipped with an elevator, people of all ages can enjoy the peaceful stay!
- Address：1686-16, Biei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido 071-047
- TEL：03-6811-0919 （9:00～18:00 24/7）
- Access：12 mins by car from Biei Station
- Official HP：https://www.rubeshibehill.com/j/
Hotels Near Shirogane Hot Spring
There are probably many people who want to soak in the local hot springs when they travel. There is a hotel in Biei that uses the source of Shirogane Onsen, so you can enjoy the hot springs as many times as you want and feel refreshed.
Shirogane Onsen is about 25 minutes by car from JR Biei Station. There are popular spots that represent Biei such as “Shirogane Blue Pond” and “White Beard Waterfall” in the surrounding area, so it will be convenient for sightseeing. Here are the recommended hotels near Shirogane Onsen.
Taisetsuzan Shiroganekankou Hotel (大雪山白金観光ホテル)
A 100% natural hot spring, fully discharged hot spring hotel surrounded by the nature of Japan’s largest national park, Daisetsuzan National Park (大雪山国立公園). With the open-air bath, which uses 350 tons of rocks surrounded by forests, you can enjoy the beauty of the four seasons, such as forest bathing in the summer and snow viewing in the winter.
There are three types of guest rooms: Japanese-style, Western-style, and Japanese-Western style. Since it is a designated hotel of “北の食材こだわりの宿”, you can add “百合根水晶蒸し” using plenty of local ingredients as an option.
There are restaurants, cafes, restaurants, a lounge bar where you can drink local sake, and a play area, so that adults and children can enjoy their time and enjoy themselves.
- Address：Shirogane, Biei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido 071-0235
- Numbers of rooms：74（Equipped with all rooms bath and toilet）
- Official HP：http://www.shirogane-kankou.com/shisetsu/index.html
Yumoto Shirogane Onsen Hotel (湯元白金温泉ホテル)
You can choose three types of rooms at Yumoto Shirogane Onsen Hotel: the “main building guest room” where you can enjoy the comfort of Japanese style, the “annex guest room” where you can relax with a bed and sofa while retaining the traditional Japanese atmosphere, and the limited (only for 2 rooms a day!) “Main Building Special Room” with western-style room and full amenities which is 2.
The hot spring is a natural free-flowing hot spring that does not add water, heat, or circulate. There is also an open-air bath where you can relax while feeling the atmosphere of the four seasons. Dinner is a Japanese kaiseki meal, and breakfast is a buffet. If you want to use snacks or karaoke, make a reservation in advance.
- Address：Hokkaido, Kamikawa District, Biei, Shirogane,
- Numbers of Rooms：56 （Annex western-style room：18）
- Official HP：http://www.shiroganeonsen.com
Shirogane Park Hills (白金四季の森ホテルパークヒルズ)
The first thing you see when you pass through the Shirakaba Kaido and enter the Biei hot spring town is the Shirogane Park Hills. A free shuttle bus (reservation required) is also available from Asahikawa Airport and Asahikawa!
There are twin rooms, triple rooms and connecting rooms that can be used by 3 to 4 people, so it is easy for families and groups to stay. For dinner and breakfast, you can enjoy buffet using fresh ingredients from Biei and Hokkaido at the restaurant on the 1st floor of the main building.
There is an indoor hot pool (available from July 1st to September 30th), gym, a game corner, a kids corner, a restaurant, cafe and a shops. Swimwear can be rented, so you can use it even if you don’t have one.
There are 286 stairs inside the shelter outside the hotel, so if you don’t want to miss your daily workout while traveling, why not use it?
The natural hot spring is completely free-flowing, and you can switch between the Japanese-style large bath and the Western-style large bath. The open-air baths are also Japanese-style and Western-style, so please enjoy the two types of hot springs with different atmospheres.
- Address：Hokkaido, Kamikawa District, Biei, Shirogane
- Number of Rooms：174（3棟）
- Official HP：https://www.biei-hotelparkhills.com
SHIROGANE ONSEN MORINO RYOTEI BIEI (森の旅亭 びえい)
SHIROGANE ONSEN MORINO RYOTEI BIEI is a 17-room hot spring inn located in Biei Shirogane no Mori. All rooms are arranged so that natural forests of Hokkaido such as white birch, Ezo spruce, and Todo fir can be seen against the backdrop of the Tokachidake mountain range. There are three types of rooms: Japanese-style, Western-style, and Japanese-Western style. There are 12 rooms with an open-air bath, which you can enjoy private space.
The dishes are made with ingredients such as rice and vegetables from Biei, and meat and fish from Hokkaido. Forget the hustle and bustle of the city and spend a quiet time in the forest, refreshing your body and mind.
- Address：10522-1 Shirogane, Biei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido 071-0235
- Number of Rooms：17
- Official HP：https://biei-hotel.com/company/
Hotels Near JR Biei Station
For those who use public transportation, a hotel close to JR Biei Station will be convenient. Next, we will introduce hotels around Biei Station.
Hotel Lavnir (ホテルラヴニール)
Hotel Lavnir is conveniently located a 2-minute walk from JR Biei Station. The roadside station Biei “Oka-no-Kura” is next door, so it will be convenient for you to choose souvenirs. There is a dedicated passage, so you can easily go shopping.
There are twin rooms and deluxe twin rooms with a calm atmosphere. Basically, the plan does not include dinner, but since there are many restaurants around Biei Station, how about going to eat local cuisine? Breakfast is served free of charge at the restaurant “Terrace de Saison” on the 1st floor, using ingredients from Biei.
- Address：1 Chome-9-21 Motomachi, Biei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido 071-0208
- Official HP：http://www.biei-lavenir.com/index.html
Hotel Unica & Unicafe is a small hotel located a 3-minute walk from JR Biei Station. A new hotel just opened in 2021, it features a cafe “Unicafe” with a fireplace.
On the 1st floor, there is one room with a semi-double size bunk bed. Curtains are attached, so you can rest comfortably in a private space. The size of room is 23.18㎡.
There are two twin rooms with double beds on the 2nd floor. One is the “brick-colored double bed twin room”, which is a spacious room of 31.42 ㎡. The luxurious and modern double bed frame is equipped with two French bed luxury double bed mats. The stylish interior is based on brick color and it will be a wonderful memory of Biei.
The other room on the 2nd floor is the “Relaxing with moon Double Bed Twin Room (月とリラックス ダブルベッドツインルーム)” with the same size of 31.42㎡. There are two double beds from the German bed brand Rufu. This is a room based on blue, and the light of the moon heals you in a relaxing space.
Every room is equipped with an OLED TV that can enjoy 4K images and a hand massager, so you can spend a comfortable time. If you want to stay at a stylish hotel near Biei Station, why not choose Hotel Unica&Unicafe?
- Address：1 Chome-5-20 Motomachi, Biei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido 071-0208
- Number of Rooms：3室
- Official HP：https://biei-unica.com
Petit Hotel Pie (プチホテルピエ)
Petit Hotel Pie, a 3-minute walk from JR Biei Station, is a small hotel with a lodge style appearance and 8 Western-style rooms and 2 Japanese-style rooms. The location is convenient for walking around the city of Biei, but you can stay at a reasonable price.
There are restaurants and convenience stores nearby, so it is recommended for those who not stay with meals included plan. The Biei Senka Main Store, which sells delicious Biei products such as bread made from Biei wheat, is also close by. Is not it.
- Address：1 Chome-5-17 Sakaemachi, Biei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido 071-0205
- Number of Rooms：10
Here are 7 recommended hotels for travel in Biei. If you stay at a hotel in Shirogane Onsen, you can enjoy the hot springs to your heart’s content. Dinner and breakfast are included, so you don’t have to worry about food.
Hotels around JR Biei Station are convenient for those who do not use a car. Many accommodation plans do not include dinner, but there are restaurants and convenience stores around Biei Station, so you can enjoy your meal freely! If you are planning to visit Biei, we recommend you to choose a hotel based on your travel plan.