Hakuba Echo Villa- Echoland



Hakuba Echo Villa- Echoland
A huge 7 Bedroom house for up to 12 people

Peak ¥75,000 Off Peak ¥65,000 Value ¥55,000 - per night *
* Plus 8% Sales Tax.

Newly furnished with modern kitchen/open plan dining and living, all new appliances. Sauna unit in master shower room.
Close to all the amenities of Echoland, and the free snow shuttle to the slopes.


Hakuba Echo Villa - Guide

Come and enjoy the charm and space of this huge self catering, self contained house set in the woods of Echoland, in the beautiful village of Hakuba, Nagano....home to the premier events of the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Whether visiting us for the Winter Season, and the excitement of having the snow at your doorstep, or for the cool refreshing Summer Season, Hakuba Echo Villa offers a spacious retreat for up to 12 people at a very affordable price.

The house has everything you need, for a cozy winter evening in front of the TV after a home cooked meal prepared in the modern open plan kitchen, or a summer evening BBQ outside surrounded by the lush green of the forest.... or just a short walk down the hill to the bars and restaurants of Echoland.

Hakuba Echo Villa is managed by Hakuba based Black Bear Properties, with fully bilingual staff to help you with your every need, ....just a phone call away.

Check out the accommodation, and the great location.... we promise you won’t be disappointed! ...then give us a call, drop us an e-mail or fill out our booking form to reserve your dates.

Season classification

Feb 15th 2016 - April 1st 2016 Off Peak winter
April 29th 2016 - May 8th 2016 Golden week
May 9th 2016 - July 15th 2016 Other times
July 16th 2016 - Sept 4th 2016 Summer
Sept 5th 2016 - Nov 30th 2016 Other times
Dec 1st 2016 - Dec 16th 2016 Off Peak Winter
Dec 17th - Feb 12nd 2017 Peak Winter
Feb 13rd 2017 - April 1st 2017 Off Peak Winter

GW & Summer 1 Night rate 97,500Yen
GW & Summer 2 Night rate 150,000Yen
GW & Summer 3 Night rate 195,000Yen

Remarks about booking.
All winter season min 3 nights.
Other times min 3 nights.

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Self-contained accommodation....
Echo Villa is a newly decorated seven bedroom self catering house set in the upper Echoland Forest, with a free snow shuttle stop just a few meters away, and just minutes walk away from all the amenities of Echoland.
After a day on the slopes or hiking in the hills, for those who don’t have the energy to cook, its just a short walk down to the Echoland bars, restaurants and nightlife.

The house is great for a family or a group of friends, and comfortably accommodates up to 12 people in the newly furnished bedrooms.

The main entrance porch opens into a spacious hallway that lead onto the open plan living dining kitchen space, in the living room there is comfortable sofa seating and a large dining area for 8, the kitchen is fully equipped with gas range, oven/microwave, toaster, coffee maker, kettle...all the kitchen utensils and pots and pans you will need to make anything from a quick snack to a full gourmet meal...or you may be temped to try a different restaurant in town every night!
Also off the hallway is a separate toilet and full double bedroom, and a half flight of stairs up to a full bathroom with bathtub and shower and laundry facilities. Also off the stairway is the Japanese Tatami room which can be set with two futons.

Up the next half flight of stairs you will find the master bedroom, with a king bed ( or two singles) and its own walk in closet space. Elegant bedding and accessories make you feel pampered as soon as you enter the room, and views of the forest add the finishing touches!
Also off the master bedroom you will find a shower room with vanity and sauna unit that can also be accessed for the main hallway. There are two single rooms, a double room, and a twin room all beautifully furnished with elegant bedding and accessories, all the double rooms can be set as singles. You will also find and another separate toilet.
In total the house comfortably sleeps 10 people in beds and two people on futons.

For the winter season the entrance hall has space where you can leave your boots to dry overnight.

Central heating in all the main rooms makes sure you stay nice and toasty on the cold winter nights...and In the summer its always cool enough to open the windows and let the chirping sounds of the forest put you to sleep.

Everything you need...
The living room has a large TV, region free DVD player, CD player and the house has a fiber optic highspeed broadband internet connection. The entire house has WiFi....perfect for your own laptop, iPad or IPhone so you can relax in your own space.

To see more of the house and the paradise we live in…Hakuba, please check out the pictures below.


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- Cable TV
- DVD player
- CD player
- Broadband wireless internet with WIFI throughout the house
- Underfloor heating system in main rooms, heating in all rooms.
- Washer/dryer, iron, ironing board
- Fully equipped kitchen, inc. oven/microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee maker, fridge/freezer
- Rice cooker, Large Electric Slow Cooker, Electric Steam Boat Cooker
- BBQ and cooking utensils for summer guests
- Off Street Parking

SERVICES - included
- Bedding
- Towels
- Soaps, Shampoo, Conditioner
- Dish Washing Liquid
- Cleaning Products
- Kitchen Paper
- Toilet Paper
- Laundry Detergent/Softner
- Complimentary pick-up/drop off

SERVICES - additional charges apply
- Grocery Shopping Service (arrive to the house stocked with your favorite foods and drinks)


Prices are per night for the complete house.

 2016/2017 Season Rates ( Per Night )
up to 12 persons for whole cabin




Dec 17th 2016 - Feb 12nd 2017


Off Peak

Dec 1st 2016 - Dec 16th 2016 
Feb 13rd 2017  - Apr 1st 2017


GW & Summer

Apr 29th 2016 - May 8th 2016,
July 16th 2016 - Sept 4th 2016

1 night rate = 97,500Yen
2 nights rate = 150,000Yen 
3 nights rate = 195,000Yen


Other times

May 9th 2016 - July 15th 2016
Sept 5th 2016 - Nov 30th 2016 


Plus 8% Sales Tax.

- Minimum 3 night booking for winter season.
- 50% deposit required within one week of booking to confirm reservations. Balance due 4 weeks before arrival
- Cancellations with less than 6 weeks notice or “No Shows”, sorry no refund. Cancellations for 6 to 12 weeks, 30% admin charge of paid deposit applies.
- Payment by Bank transfer and Credit Card
- Booking and refunds subject to bank charges, typically ¥3,000


Please check the calendar to see if your dates are available.

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Booking & Info

Please complete the below booking request form and click on the submit button at the bottom of the page. We will confirm within 24 hours if the dates you have requested are available, and how to proceed to confirm your booking.

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Tel 0261-85-0850
Mobile 090-9183-2499

Desmond Mc Partland
You’ll be talking to Desmond, a bilingual Brit who
moved up to Hakuba 7 years ago after 15 years in

Give us a call or shoot off an email, we are happy
to answer any questions you may have about the
House or Hakuba.

Terms & Conditions

1.To reserve the property ‘Hakuba Echo Villa’, please contact the rental agent, Black Bear Properties, by submitting a booking request form. An initial deposit of 50% of the booking fee is due within 7 days to secure your requested dates. Payment options are credit card on-line, or by bank transfer. Personal Cheques are not accepted. All payments must be made in Japanese Yen, and if paid by bank transfer, the guest must cover all bank charges.
2.On receipt of the deposit payment we will provide the guest with an acknowledgement and formal acceptance and lease agreement for the booking period. The balance is due 4 weeks prior to rental commencement, unless the booking is made within 4 weeks of this date, in which case the full balance is payable on booking.
3.A security deposit of yen 20,000 is also payable with the balance payment. This is a security against breakages or damages and will be returned in cash following a satisfactory inspection of the property and return of the keys, prior to your departure. Should breakages or damages exceed the deposit amount, this shall be invoiced separately. Damages less than Yen 20,000 will be deducted and the remainder refunded.
4.In the event of canceling a booking. Cancellations with less than 6 weeks notice, no refund. Cancellations from 6 to 12 weeks notice will be charged a 30% administration fee of the deposit paid.
5.Rental of the property runs from 3 pm on the day of your arrival to 10am on the day of your departure. Check-in from 3pm to 8pm, check-out 8am to 10am. Out of hours late check-in/early check-out available at surcharge of 4,000 Yen.
6.The house sleeps a maximum of 12 people.
7.Bedding and towels are included in the price of the House.
8.Cleaning of the house at the end of your stay is included, however, cleaning products and facilities are provided in order that you can carry out light daily cleaning for your own comfort. For guests staying more than 7 nights a mid clean towel and linen change is provided.
9.During your stay the client must agree to be considerate to the neighbors, to take good care of the property and its contents and to leave the property tidy and in good order. If extra cleaning is required due to the house being left in an unacceptable condition, a charge will be deducted from the Yen 20,000 deposit.
10.The client should inform the Agent of any faults, damages or defects to the property or appliances, in order that they can be rectified as soon as possible.
11.The Agent or their contractors have the right to enter the property at any time in an emergency to carry out essential repairs or at a time that is mutually agreeable to the client for maintenance work and cleaning.
12.Pets are allowed in the property by prior arrangement only.
13.Smoking inside the house is strictly prohibited.
14.The agent/owner does not accept liability for any personal injury or loss of personal belongings during your stay. You are recommended to provide your own adequate travel insurance to cover you for holiday cancellation, flight delays, personal loss or injury and medical emergencies.
15.The agent/owner will not accept liability for: - any stoppage or defect of public services to the property, i.e. electricity - any damage, loss or injury as a result of weather conditions, war, riot, strikes or other factors outside of our control.
16.Under no circumstances shall the agent/owners’ liability be more than the amount paid for the rental period.
17.In the event of a complaint against the agent/owner or the property, this should be communicated to the agent immediately, so that we can take all reasonable steps to rectify and resolve the matter. No liability shall be accepted for any complaints received at a later date.
18.Facts and images on this website are as accurate as possible, though small changes may occur, such as decor or equipment etc.


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Go to the Echoland main street, up past the Echoland Rotary and then take the first turn on the right at Happy Bell. Follow the road thru three small crossings and see the Oak Forest Hotel in front of you. Turn left at Oak Forest and you will see Echo Villa 100m up on the right hand side.

Hokujo 2942-8, Hakuba mura Kita Azumi Gun.Nagano Pref
Japan 399-9301


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