Welcome to NORTHSTAR Alpine Lodge where our sole desire is that your time with us will be a truly restful experience.   The lodge being ideally located in a national park with hot springs, restaurants, ski resort, and hiking trails nearby, it is your gateway to a fun yet restful holiday.  Within a short distance you can find locally made soba (buckwheat noodles) or you just might enjoy a locally brewed beer.  And …while you are with us you can enjoy internationally acclaimed Kamikochi, Shirahone Hot Springs, Mount Norikura and other breath taking destinations.  Come and rest at NORTHSTAR Alpine Lodge.

Fun ways to REST 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.