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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Lab was a really fun place to stay! Staff and management were super friendly and helpful! Great place to meet other travellers whether you are travelling solo or with a group of friends! The bar is good value and good fun, and happy hour went for 2 hours when I stayed there! Showers were hot and also there was...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Weather your staying at the lab for 2 days or 2 weeks, The lab will be a blast. I've stayed at The Lab 3 times and every time all of the staff and guest are super kind and fun. I'd find it hard to stay anywhere else in Hakuba after The Lab. Great for solo travellers, group of mates, families,...

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Thank Will B
Iloilo City, Philippines
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed here on my first travel experience in Japan. I thought it was great. Met some cool people who helped me with some skiing tips. The place has an awesome vibe which makes your holiday even more enjoyable. The rooms were comfy and clean and the location was great to explore some other places in Hakuba. Couldn’t fault it, was...

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2Thank marieannevillanu2016
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Such a warm and friendly atmosphere, not only from the staff but from the other guests in the middle of a Japanese winter! A good place for solo travellers to meet other people... and polish off a bottle of Captain Morgan with. The friendly staff were also knowledgeable about where to go boarding, to eat, have a few drinks and...

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1Thank Aidan922
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at The Lab three times and each time has been superb. Good location, great bar and awesome staff that are more then willing to help with your trip. Laid back atmosphere with a good vibe.

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Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Great people, great location, great setup for all your snow gear. And free breakfast! Would bother looking anyone else......helpful staff if your new to the area and always seemed to be some great people around to either help you with something or just to have beer with after a powder day on the slopes. Very happy with the two weeks...

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Thank Scott L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The Lab is a fantastic place to stay if you're travelling to Hakuba. I travelled with my best friend and we wanted to snowboard and meet some fun & amazing people on our holiday. The Lab set us up with our ride passes through Liquid Snow Tours and our accommodation. They also helped us get to/from the bus station. Its...

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Thank TarrynPryce
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

2015 boys snowboard trip. Great place to stay for a crew of dudes. Incredibly lovely and helpful staff. Plenty of chuhi and good time during happy hour at the bar. Best Australia day ever! Hopefully a return trip in 2017. Will definitely be staying here again!!!!

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1Thank Claystorm
Wangaratta, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2016

By far one of the best hostels I have stayed in. The staff made sure I was well looked after. They pointed me in the right direction for renting gear, eating out, bus stops for different resorts and bars to drink at. Beds are standard bunk beds. I found the dorm rooms, showers and toilets clean. The bar at The...

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Thank eleanorgales
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The Lab Hakuba...... I absolutely love this place!! 2012 I booked my first overseas snowboarding trip with Liquid Snow Tours and I stayed at the lab. Since then I have returned a further 3 times.... This place is amazing!!! There's no better way to meet new friends then to travel japan and stay in hostel style accomadation. Year after year...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about The Lab Hakuba

Address: 3372-1 Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitaazumi-gun > Hakuba-mura > Hakuba happou Onsen
Price Range: $56 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“Great place to chill and socialise!”
 of 5 bubbles Em012, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book your ski passes through Liquid Snow Tours for a package”
 of 5 bubbles TarrynPryce, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Typically the staff will place you where you fit best ;-)”
 of 5 bubbles 996sebk, 18 Mar 2014 | Read review
“None I'm afraid. Normally you arrive after check-in hours so you show yourself to your allocated room, which is going to already be half full of other skiiers / snowboarders that are trying to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles Jester4212, 12 Mar 2014 | Read review
“There are private rooms down stairs with a double bed and single bed. Very quiet area but the rooms are freezing.”
 of 5 bubbles AlishaJ1, 23 Feb 2014 | Read review
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