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Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
22 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment


Explore the area

Popular LocationNishimiya Shrine1 min walk
Popular LocationYudanaka Hot Spring3 min walk
Popular LocationBaio-ji Temple4 min walk

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  • Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
    More detailsQuadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • Standard Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 Single Sofa Bed
    More detailsStandard Triple Room
  • Deluxe Family Suite, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Beds and 2 Double Sofa Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Family Suite, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double or Twin Room

About this area


Located in Yamanouchi, AIBIYA is near a train station. Gansho-in Temple and Zenko-ji Temple are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Shibu and Ryuoo Ski Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at M-Wave Olympic Memorial Arena or Aqua Wing Arena. Relax and indulge in the area's hot springs, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nishimiya Shrine - 1 min walk
  • Yudanaka Hot Spring - 3 min walk
  • Baio-ji Temple - 4 min walk
  • Yumiya Shrine - 5 min walk
  • Heiwakannon - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Yudanaka Station - 5 min walk
  • Iiyama Station - 16 min drive


  • Asashinaya - 5 min walk
  • Goen - 5 min walk
  • JIN - 6 min walk
  • ランナー - 7 min walk
  • Yariya - 18 min walk

About this property


Hostel with free breakfast, walk to Yudanaka Hot Spring
Along with a microwave in a common area, this smoke-free hostel has a fridge in a common area and free use of bicycles. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a garden and gift shops/newsstands are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and free toiletries.
AIBIYA offers 8 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM

Things to do

  • Free bike hire

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ski storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Renovated entire property – May 2016
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 3 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 3 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

We should mention

Children 3 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at AIBIYA and receive a full refund?
Yes, AIBIYA offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to AIBIYA cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is AIBIYA pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at AIBIYA?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at AIBIYA?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is AIBIYA located?
Situated in Yamanouchi, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Yudanaka Hot Spring and Shibu. Jigokudani Monkey Park and Ryuoo Ski Park are also within 6 mi (10 km). Yudanaka Station is only a 5-minute walk.
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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The staff was very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. They helped my partner to arrange a special surprise gift for me upon arrival. The place and room were very clean and nice. The bed was so comfortable! Location was excellent- close to monkey park, close walk to onsen and restaurants and bus station. Would highly recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Nice mountain getaway
Overall a nice mountain get away from the city bustle. Beautiful scenic views in this city. The couple was extremely friendly and helpful in providing recommendations on things to do in the area. The place was extremely clean which I appreciated.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

3/5 Okay

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Hotel:flawless. Customer service:needs improvement
I cannot fault the hostel, the bed was really comfortable and it was very clean, the only area of improvement that I can comment on would be the frontdesk’s hospitality The way we were treated during check in was very unwelcoming. We arrived at around 1230pm and the man who “welcomed” us did not make us feel welcome at all. We think he was actually annoyed, he told us that check in was at 3, which was fine but I asked him if we can leave our bags. Having travelled all the way from Tokyo, we were all tired from the early morning trip and we asked if we can use the bathroom to change our clothrs and the man replied, no coz its being cleaned right now. At that point, I really got annoyed and answered him back that we cannot even use the toilet? And he responded very coarsely, okay go, go and use it, go now! The check in was really awkward, as if we were intruding. The woman on the other hand was really lovely. Again, the hostel is really nice and clean but the man at the frontdesk I reckon need to be trained more on how to welcome guests hospitably.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Excellent hostel, very helpful and friendly staff, large comfortable room and very clean. A short walk from the train station, where you can also catch buses to the snow monkey park. There were lots of restaurants near by as well. Staff spoke very good english.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2018

5/5 Excellent

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Wonderful stay
The hostel was fantastic and the staff could not have been more welcoming and friendly. We loved our stay from start to finish. Our room was spacious and comfortable and the bathroom facilities were plentiful. Every morning we were provided food to prepare breakfast. Doing a bit of cooking was a nice change of pace. We did a load of laundry and had no idea how slow a washer/dryer combo is: be prepared to wait four hours to finish. We went out for dinner so no problem, just a surprise. Yudanaka was a delightful town and we had some of our best meals there. Ask for suggestions and you won’t go wrong. Of course we had to go see the snow monkeys and picked the perfect day. We easily saw more than 100 monkeys during our visit to the park.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2018