Hotel Wellies

Bed and breakfast in Karuizawa

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9.3 out of 10

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Situated along a peaceful tree-lined street in Karuizawa, Hotel Wellies offers a British country hotel experience in the highland resort area. There is an English style garden with a lawn and gazebo and it comes with an English-language library, homemade British meals and spacious guest rooms that went through renovations every year since opening from 2013 to 2016. Free WiFi is available at public areas and all guest rooms. The whole hotel is non-smoking inside and all guest rooms include a 32-inch flat screen TV and a fridge. A hairdryer and toiletries are included in the en suite bathroom. All rooms has views of surrounding greenery, and some rooms feature great views of Mount Asama. Guests at Wellies Hotel can leave their luggage and ski/golf equipment at the property, or use a safety deposit box. Free parking and bicycle hire are available. The property's signature dish is a hearty, hot full English breakfast with homemade sausages, home-cured bacon and black pudding (included in the room rate). A 4-course meal, including authentic dishes such as fish & chips, beef stew, Yorkshire pudding and home smoked salmon is also available at a surcharge. Property staff are able to recommend local restaurants to guests who wish to eat out. The on-site bar offers local and imported beers, wines, cocktails and spirits, including many Scotch whiskies. A welcome tea is served to guests arriving before 18:00. Both Karuizawa Shinkansen (bullet train) Station, an outlet shopping mall, the Prince Ski Resort, Shiozawa Lake and the Kyu-Karuizawa area are all approximately a 10-minute drive from the property, while Naka-Karuizawa Station on the Shinano Line is a 3-minute drive. The Hoshino area with hot spring baths, the Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Harunire Terrace and Karuizawa Stone Church are a 5-minute drive away. The Yu River and local temples and shrines can also be reached within a 5-minute walk.

Important information

Hotel Wellies may be able to provide early check-in / late check-out, depending on conditions. A free pick-up service from JR Karuizawa Station, Naka-Karuizawa Station and from the Hoshino area may also be provided. Please contact the property directly or leave a request in the comment box at time of booking.

Please note that children 3 years old and younger cannot be accommodated at this property. Adult rates are applicable to children 7 years and older. Guests with children are required to specify how many children will be staying with you and their respective ages in the special request box.
License number: <strong>佐久保健所指令25佐保第11-6号</strong>

Features of Hotel Wellies


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Skiing
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Gift shop
  • Darts
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Library
  • Hiking
  • Bbq facilities
  • Packed lunches
  • Cycling
  • Wifi
  • Ski storage
  • Designated smoking area
  • Sun terrace
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service


  • Golf course (within 3 km)


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking