Active Resorts Urabandai (Urabandai Royal Hotel)

Active Resorts Urabandai (Urabandai Royal Hotel)

Active Resorts Urabandai is a sophisticated hot spring hotel located in the beautiful Bandai-Asahi National Park. The hotel is well connected to a variety of great tourist spots; being an only eight-minute walk from Goshiki-numa Ponds (a cluster of five volcanic lakes, each with its own distincti ve color); and just 23km from Mt. Bandai. Urabandai is the ideal destination for uninterrupted relaxation. A stay in the scenic mountainous area of Fukushima Prefecture offers comfort and peace. The relaxed rooms boast modern amenities, each containing a safe, mini-fridge, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Rooms include a sitting area and flat-screen TV to enhance your stay. You can even choose from a western-style room or a traditional tatami and futon room. Request a room with a view of Mt. Bandai for a particularly splendid stay. On the grounds of Active Resorts Urabandai, you’ll also find a formal restaurant, casual grill, tea lounge, and even a karaoke room. But the real draw is the amazing natural hot spring bathhouse, featuring both indoor and open-air pools (rotenburo). Enjoy the beauty of nature and the fresh mountain air as you soak in the natural waters. The hotel is only a 5-minute walk from the Morohashi Museum of Modern Art and shares a common garden with the museum. At this lovely facility, visitors can enjoy a collection of masterpieces by Salvador Dali and other world-renowned artists including Picasso, Renoir, Van Gogh, Marie Laurencin, Utrillo, and many more. The hotel is conveniently linked to Aizu-Wakamatsu, Kitakata, Inawashiro, and Yonezawa via scenic mountain roads; these are all towns rich in Japanese tradition, history, and culture. The Active Resorts Urabandai has long been regarded as an important tourist hub in the Tohoku Region and is surrounded by a long list of sightseeing spots, acting as an intersection of several major tourist routes.

Venue Details

Venue Details

Active Resorts Urabandai (Previously known as Urabandai Royal Hotel)

(+81) 241-32-3111

Related infoThe facilities include:
Japanese and Western-style ballrooms
Meeting rooms
Tea lounge
Karaoke bar
Party room
Mahjong room
Table tennis court
Massage corner
Bicycle, ski and snowboard rental
Accommodation details

Capacity: 227 rooms (725 guests)

Room styles: Western-style / Japanese-style / Bincho-charcoal relaxation rooms (Western-style/Japanese-style) / Deluxe twins / Singles / Suites / Royal Suites

Check in / Check out: From 3:00 PM / Before 11:00 AM

Meals: One night with two meals. Japanese-style course menu / French course menu

Hot springs: Goshiki Onsen Large Baths / Open-air rock baths / Saunas. Onsite hot spring source (sulfate-chloride) is located within the premise of the hotel.

Pets: Partially allowed (with certain conditions)

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Access Details
Access1093-309 Kengamine, Hibara, Kitashiobara Village, Fukushima Pref. 969-2701
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Getting there

By Car: 20 min from Inawashiro-Bandai Kogen I.C. off the Ban-etsu Expressway

By Train: Take the JR Ban-etsu West Line to Inawashiro Station. From there, take the Bandai Toto Bus bound for Urabandai Kogen-eki, and get off at Active Resorts Urabandai Hotel bus stop. The bus takes 30 min to reach the hotel.


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Outdoor Activities

Listel Ski Fantasia

Despite its modest size, Listel Ski Fantasia - located within the grounds of Hotel Listel Inawashiro - has been a FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup host since 1988, and was chosen as the mogul and aerial venue for the 2009 FIS Freestyle World Championship. Listel Ski Fantasia's main ski slope has an average gradient of 8 degrees, making it popular with beginners and family skiers. The "Kids' Land" ski area for children, onsite nursing rooms, and ski lessons available for children, make Listel Ski Fantasia a great choice for families.  

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Arts & Crafts

Aizu Painted Candles Craft Experience

Aizu Erosoku (painted candles) are sumptuous items that were long-prized among samurai families. Delicate and vivid patterns such as chrysanthemums, plum blossoms, and peonies are painted onto candles made of natural Japan wax extracted from the fruits of lacquer trees. Each candle is still painstakingly painted one by one, and they serve as regal decorations in Shinto and Buddhist ceremonies and weddings. A candle painting experience is available at Ozawa Candle Shop (Reservation required).

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