Yuzawa New Otani is ideally located as a base to explore the ski and snowboard resorts in and around Yuzawa town. The closest ski hill is just a 10 minute walk from the hotel entrance and there are over 10 different ski resorts located within 25 minutes drive or bus ride from the hotel.
Daily snow and weather reports from Yuzawa during the winter season (new window)
Please see the winter season Photo Gallery below
|SKI RESORT||Distance from Yuzawa New Otani||Information on SnowJapan|
|GALA Yuzawa||3 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Ipponsugi||5 minutes on foot||Details in English|
|Ishiuchui Maruyama||10 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Iwappara||15 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Kagura (Mitsumata)||25 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Kagura (Tashiro)||40 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Kandatsu Kogen||7 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Maiko Snow Resort||15 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Naeba||45 minutes by car||Details in English|
|NASPA Ski Garden||5 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Yuzawa Kogen||1 minute by car / 10 minutes on foot||Details in English|
|Yuzawa Nakazato||15 minutes by car||Details in English|
|Yuzawa Park||15 minutes by car||Details in English|
Free Coin Lockers
These free coin lockers are available to use throughout the year and can be used before check-in and after check-out. A 100 yen coin is needed but is returned after using the locker. The coin lockers are on the 1st Floor of the hotel. If your belongings cannot fit in these lockers, please ask at the Front Desk.
These ski lockers can be used after check-in. Each is assigned a guest room number. Please store your ski and snowboard gear and clothing in these lockers rather than taking them to your guest room. These lockers can be used until 10:00am on the day of check-out.
Free Changing Room
This room can be used between 8:00am and 3:00pm. These is a Mens and Ladies room and they are both located on the 1st Floor of the hotel. Use the onsen hot spring changing rooms when this is closed.
Baggage and items can be sent (or delivered) using the special delivery service. This counter is open from 9:00am until 5:30pm. Located by the ski lockers. If you wish to send gear to the hotel before your arrival please be sure to note the name under which your booking was made as well as the dates of your stay.
During the main winter season you can rent ski and snowboard equipment as well as ski wear. Please note that small accessories such as goggles, gloves and hats are not available for rental. Charges for rental are shown below.
|1 DAY RENTAL||Normal Charge||Hotel Guest Charge|
|Adult ski set||4,500 yen||3,000 yen|
|Adult snowboard set||4,500 yen||3,000 yen|
|Adult wear set||4,500 yen||3,000 yen|
|Child ski set||3,000 yen||2,000 yen|
|Child snowboard set||3,000 yen||2,000 yen|
|Child wear set||3,000 yen||2,000 yen|
|Adult skis/board or boots only||2,500 yen||2,000 yen|
|Adult ski poles only||1,000 yen||700 yen|
|Child skis/board or boots only||1,500 yen||1,000 yen|
|Child ski poles only||1,000 yen||700 yen|
|Sled||1,000 yen||700 yen|
Skis from 70cm (child) and up to 175cm (adult)
Ski boots from 16cm (child) up to 31cm (adult)
Snowboards from 90cm (child) up to 160cm (adult)
Snowboard boots from 16cm (child) up to 31cm (adult)
Wear from 90cm (child) up to 6L size (adult)
Thanks to SnowJapan.com for use of the below photographs
Yuzawa Kogen is just 1 minute by car (less than 10 minutes walk) from Yuzawa New Otani.
GALA Yuzawa is just 3 minutes by car from Yuzawa New Otani.
NASPA Ski Garden
NASPA Ski Garden - the ski hill adjacent to the NASPA New Otani hotel - is about 5 minutes drive from Yuzawa New Otani.
Please note that NASPA Ski Garden is a skiers-only resort (snowboarding is not allowed).
Official NASPA New Otani / NASPA Ski Garden website