A 15-minute drive from the Karuizawa Prince Ski Resort, Music Lodge Yugenso lies surrounded by nature. It features music studios and a performance hall that can be rented, and it offers sound-proof Japanese-style and Western rooms. Rooms are fitted with free wired internet, an LCD TV with a DVD player and a small fridge. Japanese-style rooms have a tatami (woven mat) floor with traditional futon bedding, while Western rooms offer a carpeted floor, twin beds and a loft. Guests at Yugenso Music Lodge can rent a sound-proof hall or studio, for a music performance, rehearsal or recording. The hotel also offers karaoke facilities. Drinks vending machines and free parking are on-site. A Japanese breakfast is served daily at the dining room. For dinner, Yugenso offers a Japanese sukiyaki or shabu-shabu meal, which guests prepare at the table by boiling meat and vegetables in a bouillon. Music Lodge Yugenso is a 4-minute drive from JR Shinano-Oiwake Station. It's within a 40-minute drive from both the Kyu-Karuizawa Ginza shopping area and Shiraito Waterfalls.