ZEN Hostel is in the mountains of Nagano, Japan & was built about 120 years ago. It was renovated to where modern meets traditional. We have a cafe/ bar, lounge & mini gym available for our guests. The lounge overlooks our in-house pond&garden making for a beautiful& relaxing area. Locals also come to enjoy the cafe& many events that we have such as paper craft making, yoga and English conversation. We hope our guests will be able to connect with locals and other guests from around the world.
Step inside our traditional Japanese room that sleeps up to 3 people. Complete with tatami and the traditional wood work this room is beautiful and spacious. This room has no private toilet and bath.
Our hostel has several areas that are available to our guests. On the first floor of our building we have a cafe and bar, lounge that overlooks a pond and mini gym that guests may use. While we do not have a public kitchen, you are allowed to bring outside food into the hostel and eat in the lounge area.
ZEN Hostel has a cafe and bar that is open to the public. This gives our guests an opportunity to mingle and meet with locals. Our public spaces for our guests also gives them a chance to become acquainted with one another. We hope that our open and relaxed environment encourages people to make new friends from all over the world.
The hostel is equipped with free wifi throughout the building, a TV and projection screen, mini gym and cafe and bar. Our guests will also be provided with bed sheets for free of charge. We have electronic appliance adapters for almost anywhere in the world for guests to use as well. For guests who wish to go to the famous snow monkey park, we strive to provide free transportation, however this might not always be possible.While our facility does not have a hot spring available, there are several close by that our guests can use, including one of the most famous in Japan, Yorozuya.
Hello out there! This is Akihito Morita from ZEN Hostel. We love when guests come to our beautiful hostel. It is always enjoyable talking to everyone. A great place to relax and hang out is in our cafe and bar where you will also have a chance to meet locals. There are also events like arts and crafts and English conversation(currently we have been talking about The Walking Dead) that we host. Nature is something that we enjoy here as well as we are surrounded by beautiful scenery. Our location offers many hiking trails, cycling, kayaking and the famous snow monkey park. Wherever you may be looking at this site from, my staff and I hope you will find your way here. Safe travels and we hope to see you soon!