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Skied for the first time in Japan at Gran Deco. The hotel is very well organized, and staff work... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
Douglas W
New Orleans, Louisiana
Nice for family skiers

All ski lifts are fully covered by hoods. So we can avoid very cold winds and snows. It is quite... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2013
Tokyo, Japan
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Hibara Arasuna Sawayama, Kitashiobara-mura, Yama-gun 969-2701, Fukushima Prefecture
+81 241-32-2530
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Good access from Tokyo (bullet train plus direct bus), with a comfortable and family friendly resort hotel right next to the slopes. Check the snow conditions on their homepage (English version available). Also, refer to "hiddenjapanguide" for more on the whole resort

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

A fantastic set of runs for snowboarding in the winter - usually not as crowded as elsewhere though on the weekends it can be packed, but with courses of 4km and plenty of areas to play you can get away from the crowds once you...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Skied for the first time in Japan at Gran Deco. The hotel is very well organized, and staff work together to accommodate guests, especially when English translation is necessary. Although their was no one staff member fluent in English, together we managed our stay. Our...More

2  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

We particularly enjoyed the incredible views of the Bandai area mountains surrounding the resort from our rooms, which were clean and spacious. The hotel restaurant serves a good selection of delicious European and Japanese food. Hotel staff at Gran Deco were friendly, welcoming, and several...More

Thank Joshua Joa B
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Best skiing we've had overseas! The snow was perfect and again, the service was wonderful. The food wasn't my favorite, but that was as important as the skiing.

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Reviewed 18 August 2013

All ski lifts are fully covered by hoods. So we can avoid very cold winds and snows. It is quite important especially for small kids, to keep warm them during getting on lifts. They have very flat and wide courses. As for lunch, I recommend...More

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