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Active Life Madarao

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Traveller (41)
Dining (10)
Room & Suite (10)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“barista coffee”(3 reviews)
“beer bar”(3 reviews)
“fluffy towels”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Spa
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Ski-In / Ski-Out
3 Star Hotel
At Active Life Madarao, we take care of everything from sport, to food, to rest so you can focus on your adventure. Active Life is not a hotel, it’s an awesome curated experience.
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Location and contact
11492-175 Iiyama, Iiyama 389-2257, Nagano Prefecture
Name/address in local language
74.9 km to Matsumoto Airport
12 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We stayed at Active Life Madarao in February 2018 and we LOVED it. It was our first ski trip in Japan. The staff were AMAZING, so friendly. A lot of Australians but we were prepared for this, and it felt like home. :) The 3...More

Thank Linnie487
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Hotel is good and management is trying to "westernize" the accommodation. Nothing bad on that, but don't expect a Ryokan with yukata and proper onsen. Hotel has a shared pool/onsen outside, so please remember to bring your swimsuit. Good bedroom, nice sheets and matress, and...More

Thank Jackie_HK
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My first impression of this hotel was not great. You enter through a rusty shed and through the drying room, past some washing machines and then into reception. Walking it looks like like a upmarket backpackers. Having said that the staff were friendly, the bar...More

Thank HKGRoaming
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Skiing trip, great snow and skiing conditions. Staff very polite, helpful and accommodating. Size of rooms differs, we had a small room compared to our traveling companions, but was suitable. Usually a lineup to use the two free washing machines and driers. Good restaurants short...More

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We loved our stay at Active Life Madarao. Our room was large by Japanese standards, bed and pillows unbelievably comfortable and a spectacular bath with glorious towels. We have stayed in many places in Japan and this was by far the comfiest. Bar and family...More

Thank Kero56
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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Ski-In / Ski-Out
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
USD 126 - USD 273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 126 - USD 273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (41)
Dining (10)
Room & Suite (10)
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"Request the deluxe room."
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"Our room 313 was cold near the window as it cantilevered over the dining area below. The heater worked so..."
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"Ask for the recently renovated rooms."
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"Upstairs are the best"
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