Hakuba Highland Hotel, Japan
MT. Hakuba, altitude 2,932 M
(L) The entrance into the hotel (R) A mountain view from the sixth floor
Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture, located about four hours from Tokyo by limited
express trains, is a well-known
as a ski resort. It is also known as a hot-spring resort. The hotel was
first established in 1974, as a membership
accommodation. The present facilities are managed as a hotel by the different
owner since 2007.
The hotel provides 67 guest rooms; however, these are quite old, and like
a privately running lodging for tourists.
All guest rooms and restaurants became smoke-free from April 1, 2018. There
is a smoking booth on the first floor.
(L) A twin bedroom with a Japanese tatami room (R) The entrance to the
main dinning room
A dinning room and a sample of buffet dishes
A corridor to the new public bath section: a cold water is provided to
a guest for refreshing after bathing.
There are two public bath facilities. The new section of indoor bathroom
is very clean and pleasant.
The pillars and ceiling of the bathroom are made of giant cypress trees.
It is an extremely precious existence in this era.
A bathing people can enjoy watching white Hakuba mountain ranges in a 41$B!n(B-Hot-spring
A smoking room provided on the first floor
Smoke-free Hotels in Japan
A summary of smoking-room rate studied in local hotels of Japan
Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.
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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written in April 2018.
All photography was taken by Dr. Junhaku Miyamoto in April 2018.
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