Alpha Lodge Madarao

by Action Snow Sports International


Alpha Lodge Madarao is a very comfortable bed & breakfast style ski lodge with good old-fashioned mountain hospitality.  The lodge has 10 bedrooms with a mixture of very cozy twin, double and queen rooms, all with western beds, and can comfortable sleep 20 people.

Our knowledgeable and experienced staff are keen skiers and snowboarders who love Japan for the endless powder days and go the extra mile, to ensure our guests have an amazing snow holiday and can’t wait to return to the comfort, great social atmosphere, and convenience of Alpha Lodge with it’s super close location to the ski area, lifts and restaurants.

Alpha Lodge provides a casual atmosphere with a mix of  Western and Japanese style tatami rooms with varying configurations to suit couples, twin share, triple share, families, and groups. There is a spacious and comfortable dining room on the ground floor where you check in, and also the bar.

Our top floor guest rooms have stunning mountain and forest views with shared male and female toilet amenities on the same floor just meters away from your room. The shared male / female shower rooms are located on the lower floor, which is also where you find the casual TV & games room, drying room and laundry for the convenience of your stay.

For further information on how to secure a booking for the 2021/22 winter season please click here go back to the contact page to send us an enquiry,  or email us directly at We will quickly answer any questions you may have about the lodge and your reservation request. 

Alpha Lodge is fully licensed and our bar is open for apre drinks between 4pm and 7pm each day.  Alpha Lodge is also a short walk from Madarao’s restaurant street, which has a number of bars and restaurants offering a great variety of cuisine for you to enjoy after a day on the slopes.

Located close to ski lifts providing access to some of the best powder and tree skiing in Japan, you are sure to find that perfect line??

Alpha Lodge Madarao is located in  Madarao Mountain Resort and just an easy 200 meter walk to the lifts. The resort is situated in the northwest area of Nagano Prefecture on the main island of Honshu and approximately just 2 hours from Tokyo on the Shinkansen fast train. The weather conditions are consistently ideal, pumping out a seemingly endless supply of high-quality snow throughout the Japanese winter season from December through to the end of March and sometimes further into April offering skiers and snowboarders a vast and varied terrain with all of 45 groomed and un-groomed runs including Tangram Ski Circus resort area, not to mention the incredible scenery shown below, taken from the top of Mt Madarao looking over into the Myoko Valley


Tangram Circus               View from the top of Crystal Course Madarao

Tangram is our Sister Resort accessed with an All Mountain pass and more amazing snow and some great courses


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