With a natural hot-spring bath and panoramic views of Japan’s North Alps, Kougen Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Shin-Hodaka Ropeway. The spacious rooms have a balcony with nature views. The completely non-smoking Nakao Kougen Hotel offers tidy, modern rooms that include a private bathroom with mountain views. Guests can stretch out on the sofa with a minibar drink, or relax by watching the flat-screen TV. Hotel Nakao Kougen’s indoor hot-spring bath has forest views, and the designer library offers a quiet spot to unwind. During summer, an observation deck with 360-degree views is available. In Okuhida, the hotel is just a 3-minute walk from Hodakaya-Mae Bus Stop and a 20-minute drive from Okuhida Kuma Bokujo (Bear Park). JR Takayama Train Station is an 80-minute drive away. Stella Restaurant overlooks the North Alps and serves authentic French cuisine for breakfast and dinner.