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Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort

Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Recommended for kids

The sky resort is part of Prince Hotel Karuizawa. We stayed in cottage of Prince Hotel Karuizawa... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Good for beginners

We enjoyed our ski sessions. Nice slopes for beginners and there are shuttle buses to take you... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Sanny T
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“winter season”(3 reviews)
“prince hotel”(6 reviews)
“ski resort”(7 reviews)
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort is one of the easiest accessible resorts from Tokyo. You can reach there in about an hour by Shinkansen. The ski resort offers good condition trails mainly for beginner and intermediate level skiers, as well as snow...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0103, Nagano Prefecture
+81 267-42-5588
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is for the Karuizawa Prince Hotel. We were given Room 330 Executive Suite. Very nice two large rooms, a bedroom and bathroom, and living room/office. Free WiFi and LAN, fast and available in most of the Prince buildings. Bathroom amenities were plentiful and restocked...More

Thank stan_hutchings
Reviewed 21 May 2018

it's like time stood still ther 30y behind the rest of the world but ther prices are similar to modern hotels this place is connected to a one of the worst ski resorts i ever experienced in japan super crowded and only artificial snow they...More

1  Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The sky resort is part of Prince Hotel Karuizawa. We stayed in cottage of Prince Hotel Karuizawa West. We could walk to lift station of Rabbit Mountain Cource, one of begginer cources. The lift charge was free for kids of primary school. There was shuttle...More

Thank Harempercussion
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Ski resort was great - people at the counter were efficient and answered my questions. The slopes are friendly to beginners or those with no experience at all. Changing rooms are clean, there are lockers for rent for your bags and other things. There were...More

1  Thank kcampanilla
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Extremely popular resort because of it is perhaps the only one within walking distance from a train station. Free shuttle bus from karuizawa Station south exit. 10min to resort. All ski gears (including gloves, ski pants etc) can be rented either at the only shop...More

1  Thank WilsonfromDubai
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our ski sessions. Nice slopes for beginners and there are shuttle buses to take you around the resorts. A bit pricey though, it’s better to bring your own jacket/ski pants.

Thank Sanny T
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Had an individual lesson booked through our hotel however when we went to the ticket counter they said they were fully booked and nothing was available. Even when we showed the email advising of our booking they still advised nothing was available for us. Upon...More

Thank Meanderer0
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Would prefer Yuzawa to Karuizawa due to lack of real snow. Karuizawa mainly uses snow making machines. But views are still wonderful and the outlet mall is good fun for non-skiiers. The lift ticket and rental are also more costly than yuzawa, more of a...More

1  Thank teoweme
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The ski area is quite confined and the snow is man-made - no powder here folks. Pictures posted on the internet look much better than the reality. Anyway, you can always shop at the nearby outlet mall...

1  Thank flipavocat
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Beautiful hotel and amazing dining room. The whole town is very select.Meal was out of this world. Will return.

1  Thank Martin S
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4 May 2018|
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Response from Journey810995 | Property representative |
There is a parking lot. On weekdays it is free but on weekends and other busy days it is 1,000 yen per car.
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29 December 2017|
Response from teoweme | Reviewed this property |
Ski lift tickets you can just buy at the resort.
Teru K
27 December 2017|
Response from teoweme | Reviewed this property |
Some resorts sell it in the ski shop. Never seen any rental for the padded pants.