Surrounded by mountains, lakes and the great wilderness of Hokkaido, Mashuko Youth Hostel offers simple accommodation with free WiFi access. Lake Mashu is a 16-minute drive from the hostel. Rooms are carpeted and equipped with heating facilities. All rooms are simply decorated and are strictly non-smoking. Bathrooms and toilets are shared with other guests. Guests at Youth Hostel Mashuko can play table tennis, rent bicycles or use the coin launderette. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and luggage storage. At the front desk, guests can purchase laundry detergent, tooth brushes and razors. The Great Bear Restaurant serves Western style meals for both breakfast and dinner. Alternatively, guests can prepare simple meals using the electric kettle and microwave available on site. Lake Kussharo is a 30-minute drive away, while Lake Akan is a 60-minute drive from the hostel. Kushiro Shitsugen National Park can also be drive to in 60 minutes. The nearest airport, Nakashibetsu Airport, is a 1-hour and 15-minute drive away.