The time has come to just relax, to kick up your feet, and to take a deep breath of cool, clean Norikura air!  We at NORTHSTAR are dedicated to provide a truly relaxing environment that allows you to spend time with family and friends, to enjoy our chef’s heartfelt meals, to drink a special wine, and to enjoy the warmth of the fireplace.  Each room, each part of NORTHSTAR are for you to feel the warmth of our aloha, our hospitality.  Come, come and relax at NORTHSTAR Alpine Lodge!

Fun ways to relax in beautiful Norikura Kogen

  • Local Onsen (Hotspring)
    Yukemurikan (5min walk from the Alpine Lodge)
    Shirahone Onsen Village (25min by car)
  • Local Foods
    There are several local restaurants where you can enjoy some genuine hand made Nagano Soba (buckwheat) noodles
    During the winter months you can enjoy Japanese Nabe (hot stew)
  • Get a relaxing massage
    We offer in house massages by appointment, let us know if you would like to add a massage to your stay.