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Myoko Snowsports

585-74 Akakura | ibis Hotel, Myoko 949-2111, Niigata Prefecture
+81 255-87-3580
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Great experience!

Done lessons with snowboard instructor Richard, he was very experienced manage to push me to my... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
onseneggnoodle
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Hong Kong, China
Wonderful experience

Fantastic equipment and staff. Very flexible and patient with young kids. Panorama Restaurant/Cafe... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Aeschlimann1234
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Leongatha, Australia
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Welcome to Myoko Snowsports - the premier provider of English ski & snowboard lesson programs, equipment rentals, retail and photography services in Myoko Ski Resort, Japan.All lesson & guiding programs are tailored to each guest's individual requirements - taking into account goals and prior experience, as well as taking advantage of local snow conditions and Myoko's 13+ meter annual snowfall.Excellent quality rental and retail equipment from K2, Line, Burton, Ride, Elan and Fablice is fitted by expert staff who live and breathe snow.
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585-74 Akakura | ibis Hotel, Myoko 949-2111, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Done lessons with snowboard instructor Richard, he was very experienced manage to push me to my limit at the same time making sure I was save and avoid any injury happened. After 3 lessons he turned a first time snowboarder that so scared of high...More

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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear onseneggnoodle, It was great to read how much you progressed in your snowboarding over the 3 lessons with Richard. Well done on some very quick skill improvement, and thanks for your positive feedback about Richard's instructions. I hope you continuing to have fun with...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic equipment and staff. Very flexible and patient with young kids. Panorama Restaurant/Cafe is the perfect spot to wind down. Silverhorn Hotel/Restaurant is a must. Congratulations Tom & Nozomi (and the rest of the crew) - you’ve done a stunning job with everything. Alex, Claire,...More

1  Thank Aeschlimann1234
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Alex, It has been a pleasure seeing you and your family here in Myoko, and wonderful to hear you've been happy with everything. Thanks for visiting us and sharing your review. I hope you enjoy your final few days here out in the sun!...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We hired skis, boots & poles for one good but damaged and very unfit and one decent intermediate skier. I was impressed with the equipment, which was exactly what we needed and of better quality than is normal in Australia and much of Europe. The...More

Thank ENCooper
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear ENCooper, Thanks for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor, and for allowing us to be a part of your holiday in Myoko. Great to hear you were happy with your equipment, and that you made some progress with your snowboarding! With the soft snow...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

11 of us hired gear plus 6 did a lesson with Matt! Absolute legend. We all picked it up with his help! Could not recommend highly enough!More

Thank mariah1455
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear mariah1455, Thanks very much to you and your companions for hiring your gear from us, and doing the lesson with Matt! It is great to hear you had fun and got going with your riding. I hope we'll see you back in Myoko sometime...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We were at Myoko Akakura in the 2017/18 season. Our group of 9 had 8 needing rental gear, out of which 4 were beginner skiers. The expereince at the shop was excellent with the staff paying attention to the little details and needs of our...More

Thank Faisal L
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Faisal L, Thanks very much to you and your group for visiting us. It is always a great to know that first-time skiers have enjoyed the experience, and have been able to cruise up and down the gentle slopes. Thanks for your feedback about...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I am a beginner-intermediate snowboarder and my biggest challenge was executing turns on steep terrain. I had 2 instructors before in Jan-Feb in other ski resorts and I still could not clean up my turns. I had a half day lesson with Joel from Myoko...More

Thank jeannette j
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear JJ82_Singapore, So great to hear about the success you had in your lesson with Joel. It is always good to take a step up in your riding, whether skills, technique, confidence or terrain, and I'm glad you were able to achieve it. Thanks for...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Ski hire is not cheap in Japan but Myoko Snowsports appears to go out of their way to make sure you are happy with their service. Our friend, a beginner to skiing, hired skis for 8 days to discover he was never going to ski....More

Thank SilverHairSkier
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Dear SilverHairSkier, Thanks for your feedback. I'm glad your and your friend were happy with the arrangements made, and I hope they had a fun holiday around the village. Thanks for your kind comments about our staff team, which I have passed on to everyone...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I usually don't review non-lodging businesses, but this time I have to give a special shout out to Myoko Snowsports. I usually don't do return trips to the same place, as there are so many interesting ski resorts in the world. But we returned to...More

Thank Sharka
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Sharka, Wow thank you for the very nice feedback! It is always a pleasure to welcome people back to Myoko, and so thank you for visiting us for your return trip. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed everything with your stay, lessons &...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Rented a full set of powder gear from here. The team were friendly and helpful and really efficient. My friend had to swap boots after the first day which was easily accommodated. They are conveniently located near the bottom of either the Kanko and Onsen...More

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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear sgwedslb, Thanks very much for renting your powder equipment from us. It was great to read you were happy with the service from our team, and that we were able assist with your friend's boot change. I hope you got some fun turns in...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Myoko Snowsports (in particular, Michale) for getting me from a “never been on a board” on a day one, to riding down a red run on Day 4. Awesome experience, kind but persistent instructors who are patient but know when to push you...More

Thank Rachel B
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Tom_Langtry, Manager at Myoko Snowsports, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Dear Rachel B, Great to hear how quickly you progressed your snowboarding to get down a red run on your fourth day, congratulations! And thanks for the feedback about your lessons. It is encouraging to hear how much you enjoyed them, and they helped your...More

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Belinda M
11 January 2018|
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Response from Tom_Langtry | Property representative |
Hi Belinda, Thanks for your message and question. Cafe Panorama does serve gluten free options for both lunch and dinner. The menu is an International-Japanese fusion. Panorama is located in the central village in our... More
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Allister F
20 January 2015|
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Dear Al, It's great to hear you're interested in coming to Myoko. We welcome DWA Members wholeheartedly! Gabby0747 is correct - we recently had another DWA Member skiing with us in a bi-ski and she had a terrific time. We... More
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