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Good!!! but try to avoid it in weekends

The resort is very nice and has a lot options, many inclined slopes too, very suitable for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Freddy L
via mobile
Nice, but too crowded on weekends

I agree with other reviewers. I was there in the second week of January. On weekdays, there was... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Hong Kong, China
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Naeba Ski Resort is connected with neighbouring Kagura Ski Resort by Dragondola, Japan’s longest gondola. The entire area is called “Mt. Naeba”, which consists of 4 ski areas and has many fans from home and abroad. Naeba Prince Hotel at the bottom...more
Mikuni, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun 949-6292, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-789-4117
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The resort is very nice and has a lot options, many inclined slopes too, very suitable for families and expert skiers as well , BUT AT WEEKENDS IS SUUUPER BUSY

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Freddy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not too crowded compare to gala yuzawa. We stayed here for 4 days two nights. Staffs are helpful and even gave me discount coupon for ski rental and ski lift. The hotel has shuttle bus to thr the station where we can find many restaurants...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

I came with my friends for ski lesson about 1 week. This resort is very big more than other ski resort that i visited. Far from tokyo about 80 minutes by Shinkansen but you have transfer to hotel shutter bus at East exit about 30...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Just went for 2 days. Wide, tall mountains and very convenient access from Prince hotel. I’d recommend to take ghondora and play up the mountains as snow conditions are much better.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Miracosta
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and friends visited this resort in Jan ‘19. While we had some snow falls the resort was very crowded. The “huge” and quite run down hotel was at capacity. So we had to line up for breakfast, line up for the onsen, line...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 486paul
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I agree with other reviewers. I was there in the second week of January. On weekdays, there was almost no queue for gondolas or ski lifts. But on weekends, expect to wait for 5 to 10 minutes for almost every lift. It turns out you're...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaylowe
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Awesome! We visited the first week of January. A thick layer of snow when we arrived. And waking up the next morning to see that it's snowing, is just so beautiful. The mountains are great, very nice scenery. All ski equipment, sleds can be rented....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank H D
Reviewed 5 January 2019

The conditions should have been perfect with new snowfall and freshly groomed trails. but there were literally people everywhere. From peak to bottom, it was a sea of people. Probably best to come on a weekday early morning. Lifts all open at various times, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank allenrandom
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We did not stay at the hotel; we were there only for the Dragondola ride Unfortunately, i think we were about 1 week too late (we went on 10-Nov) to see the peak of the fall colors. I can still imagine how pretty it could...More

Thank moumou199
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Dragondola is highly recommended for autumn! The view is magnificent! fabulous! awesome! gorgeous! It's about 5 km of almost full autumn foliage view in the air! one of the best experience! Bot ticket in hotel (cheaper), about 40min bus ride from Echigo Yuzawa station, then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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12 March 2018|
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Response from trevorw379 | Reviewed this property |
Should be ok...resort is open until May although it’s always worth doing a snow check before you travel