A spacious, completely private and quiet space

Guest House Maaru is an accommodation where you can stay the entire second floor of the store/residence for just one group per day. Can accommodate even 1 person.

With a spacious space of over 85 square meters, you can relax and enjoy your stay, with friends, or family without interacting with other guests.Long-term stays are also welcome.

Authentic japaneses house

The building wad built in 1970’s, but has been renovated.Rooms are very clean.

You can stay as you live there.

Check the detail on airbnb page and book there.


We are located in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, next to Nagano City,Obuse town.

Although Obuse is a small town, it is a quiet and attractive place with a quaint townscape, hot springs, and mountains nearby.

It’s only 2-3 hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen and local train. 10 minutes walk from Obuse Station and about 10 minutes by car from Obuse Smart Interchange.


Easy access to Nagano City(Zenkoji-temple) and Yamanouchi Town, famous for the monkeys (snow monkeys) bathing in hot springs! We are conveniently located as a base for traveling to the surrounding Suzaka City, Takayama Village, and Matsushiro.
Walking distance to Obuse tourist area. Convenience stores, supermarkets, restaurants, izakayas, and hot springs are also nearby for a comfortable stay.

In winter, it is used by many people who come to the ski resort. Although there are no ski resort in Obuse, Nozawa Onsen,Kurohime, Madarao, Togari, Yomase, Takaifuji, Shiga Kogen, Sugadaira, Iizuna, and Myoko can be accessed in 30 minutes to 1 hour. It’s in a great location with easy access to various ski resorts.

Travel x Bicycle

There is a bicycle rental shop on the first floor. It might be a good idea to combine your trip with a bicycle. You can sightsee smoothly on stylish E-bikes, cross bikes, and road bikes.


Travel x Sustainable

UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) defines sustainable tourism
“Currently responding to the needs of our visitors, industry, environment and the communities that host them.

As the host of this inn, I am still learning.

Knowing that taking care of the local community, saving energy, and reducing waste will lead to sustainable tourism, we are starting to do what we can, such as saving water and electricity, eliminating plastic, and picking up trash.

guest house owner

I love traveling and have traveled Japan, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and in recent years, I like the beaches of the Philippines and Vietnam.

I reflects my travel experiences in the accommodation.

”I don’t need a gorgeous hotel, I just want a spacious,clean and private space,”

”I want to do my laundry for free,” etc.

I created a comfortable space for travelers.

If you like nature and calm places, I am confident that you will like this place.