A 5-minute ride from Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort on the free shuttle bus, Monkey Rider provides simple heated rooms with free Wi-Fi. It has a fireplace lounge, a ski drying room and a Continental breakfast. Rooms at Monkey Rider Lodge are carpeted, with blue drapes. Most look out on the surrounding forests, and some have an en suite bathroom. Free pick-up is available from JR Hakuba Train Station, a 15-minute drive away. A free area shuttle to local ski slopes stops in front of the hotel. Hakuba Museum is a 10-minute walk. A shared-use kitchen is on site, and guests can relax on one of the lounge’s leather couches with a Playstation game or a cable TV show. The hotel has a coin launderette. There is a small wet bar at the lounge. A variety of dining options can be found in Echoland, about a 10-minute walk away.