Tateshina is located in the mountainous Nagano Prefecture and is known for its hot springs and lakes nearby. The resort is situated within 14km of Shirakaba-Lake, 4km of Tateshina Amusement Aquarium and less than 10km to the Shirakaba Highland International ski area. Nagano prefecture was the location of the 1998 Winter Olympics and is the gateway for those who want to ski or snow board in Japan’s world famous snow. The annual mean temperature is 11°C, with an average maximum of 24°C in summer & an average minimum of -2°C in winter.

IMPORTANT: This resort has limited rooms with private bathrooms and western style beds. All other rooms have a private toilet only and no private bath or shower and traditional Japanese futons. Bathing is via public baths only in the indoor onsens (mineral hot springs). Clothing, swimwear and the display of tattoos are not permitted in onsens.

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Key Features
  • Wi-Fi is only available in the lobby area
  • Public onsen
  • BBQ area
  • Tennis court (Summer)
  • Onsite car parking


  • Wi-Fi is only available in the lobby area
  • Public onsen
  • BBQ area
  • Tennis court (Summer)
  • Games room: table tennis
  • On-site restaurant
  • Gift shop
  • Free DVD rental
  • Sauna
  • Communal laundry – charges apply
  • All rooms are non-smoking
  • Pet-friendly resort
  • Onsite car parking

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Mandatory Sundance Resort Club Surcharge (can be paid by cash or credit card):

  • JPY 800 per adult & JPY 300 per child ( 6-12 years old) per night for the 1st & 2nd night
  • JPY 560 per adult & JPY 210 per child ( 6-12 years old) per night from the 3rd night onwards

**MAINTENANCE: The Resort will be undergoing maintenance between the dates of 5-7 September 2023, during these periods the resort will be closed and no reservations will be accepted.**

**JAPAN ON REQUEST ROOMS:  All confirmed bookings for “Request Only Rooms” will not appear on the online account history. Please contact Member Services if booking needs to be cancelled or amended.**

  • Language: There are no English speaking staff at this resort.
  • Bathing: Not all rooms have a private bathroom at this resort. Please refer to the room description for details of bathing facilities.  Public bath is an Indoor Onsen (mineral hot spring) Information on onsen etiquette can be found here from the Japan National Tourism.
  • Shoe Free Apartments: Guests must remove their shoes at the entrance of the some of the rooms. Please refer to the room description for details of the room you have booked.
  • Bedding: This resort has a mix of Western style twin beds and traditional Japanese futons. Please refer to the room description for details of which bedding your room type has. Traditional Japanese futons are slim, rectangular, cushions. These are thin, usually only measure 3 to 4 inches in height, and a single sleeping width to be used on top of a woven Tatami Mat. They are meant to be rolled up or folded and stored away when not in use.
  • Management: Not managed by Wyndham. Privileges benefits do not apply.
  • Check in: Check-in: 3:00pm & Check-out: 11:00am.  Must advise if checking in after 6:00pm, reception closes at 8:00pm. After hours check in available with prior notice, please contact resort directly to arrange.
  • Accessibility: Resort has 2 floors and there are no elevators. Ground floor units may be available on request.
  • Laundry: Communal laundry facilities – charges apply.
  • Wi-Fi: Free WiFi is available at this resort – lobby area only.
  • Rollaway Beds/Cots/Highchairs: Not available at this resort.
  • Occupancy: Some room types allow an increase in occupancy on request of additional bed. Please refer to the room description for details.
  • Dining: Restaurant “Tateshina-yama” open for breakfast from 8:00am to 9:30am & dinner from 6:00pm to 9:00pm (last order at 8:00pm), must book ahead for all meals.
  • Snow Chains: If driving there in winter, then would strongly recommend using snowchains and / or studless snow tyres.
  • BBQ: BBQ hire for up to 5 people available for JPY 2,200 including GST but must be booked ahead. Not available in bad weather or during winter. BBQ ingredients set can be purchased from the reception but must be ordered by 6:00pm the previous day at the latest.
  • Parking: Free outdoor spaces onsite – reservation not required.
  • Pet Friendly: This resort has some pet friendly rooms. Please refer to the room description for details of whether your room is a pet friendly room. If you have allergy concerns, consider a room that has not had pets previously. As a pet friendly resort, please be aware that you may encounter pets on the property.


To make the most of the surrounding area, a car with an English-speaking GPS is recommended and an international licence is highly encouraged. Discounted car rental rates are available through Travel by Wyndham. Please call 1300 850 160.

Credit card payments relating to Fun Time, Bonus Time and One Time Credits bookings will incur a credit card service fee of 1.5%, in addition to the amount payable.


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