SKI SEASON

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
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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.

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Ski lockers

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.

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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.

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Delivery corner

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.

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Rental shop

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

Available sizes

  • 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)

 

Photo Gallery

Thanks to SnowJapan.com for use of the below photographs

Yuzawa Kogen

Yuzawa Kogen is just 1 minute by car (less than 10 minutes walk) from Yuzawa New Otani.

GALA Yuzawa

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