Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field-HAKUBA S-CLASS 〜VIP lounge & Priority pass-

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field is located in Hakuba village in Nagano prefecture, Japan. This area is called Hakuba Valley where is world-class ski resorts.

In December, the New VIP service “HAKUBA S-CLASS 〜VIP lounge & Priority pass〜” is started from 2019. In this article, we report the basic information and experience!

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S-CLASS Open hours and Service period

Service Period: 21st December 2019 – 29th March 2020
(Subject to weather and snow conditions)

S-Class service includes the right of use 3 VIP LOUNGE.

PEAK LOUNGE 8:00~16:00

MAIN LOUNGE 8:30~15:30

BASE STATION 7:30~17:00

S-CLASS Ticket fee

Adult (16yr +) 15,000 yen (tax not included)
Young (7yr +) 7,500 yen (tax not included)
Child : Free with accompanying adult

Lift tickets are purchased separately (lift ticket is about 5,000yen/1day).

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field Mountain Ski Resort Map & Access

Visitors can go to Nagano Station from Tokyo Station by Hokuriku Shinkansen. From Nagano Station to Hakuba Iwatake, there is only winter season’s bus. It takes 3 hours in total from Tokyo Station to Hakuba Iawatake.

Introduce about Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field Mountain Ski Resort S-CLASS

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S-Class guests can the below services. Hakuba Iwatake is the only place in Japan that offers gorgeous services for only 15,000 yen.

  • VIP Lounge
  • Priority path
  • Pick-ul service
  • Priority parking
  • Ski Valley and Cloak Service
  • Premium ski rental (Reservation is required. Extra charges apply)
  • Premium Butler Service (Scheduled 19/20 Season. Reservation is required. Extra charges apply)
  • Night Cat Tour Service(Reservation is required. Extra charges apply)
  • Hot spring use service (Pick up/drop off service to the Spa is not available.)

Priority Path-Enjoy Powder Snow/Don’t need to wait Gondola & Lift-

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All the normally crowded lifts and the main Gondola at Hakuba Iwatake Snowfield will have Priority Boarding Service for HAKUBA S Class guests. You will be able to ride the mountain gondola without ever having to queue. 

The gondola station is near the S-Class parking that is used only S-class guests.

Relax at VIP LOUNGE in the Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Hakuba S Class guests can use special VIP lounges located at the top and middle of the mountain. In addition, HAKUBA S Class guests will have access to the Apres Ski VIP lounge situated at the Hatago Maruhachi Clubhouse.

Main Lounge is the camping room

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Main Lounge image Camp Site room. Guests can relax for Eating and Drinking hot meals, Reading some outdoor books, Playing with toys. Min lounge is located in the middle of the slopes, guests are always available.

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There are some Kotatsu in Main Lounge. Kotatsu is a table with an electric heater attached to the underside of the table. It was used since 1,300 in Japan, guests can experience Japanese traditional relax styles.

Peak Lounge is a Japanese floor style

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Peak Lounge is a Japanese floor style room, guests take off your shoes and relax in this space. Especially family can relax when your child gets stuck by skiing and snowboarding.

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PEAK LOUNGE has a Japanese traditional food space. Oden(Japanese one-pot dishes), Japanese Sake, Japanese Soba noodles and much more.


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S-CLASS Guest can use the private parking where is nearest the departure station of the gondola. You don’t have to angry waiting for parking. (Reservations required)

HAKUBA S Class guests will be able to rent High-end Ski and Snowboard Equipment with unlimited exchanges using our ”Premium Ski Rental”. The equipment will be available at the BASE STATION.


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Hakuba S-Class VIP SERVICE is the highest-quality service in Nagano’s ski field. One more important things, VIP SERVICE’s all staff are available in English. Guests don’t have to feel stress for communication.


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