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Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort

Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano Prefecture 389-0103, Japan
+81 267-42-5588
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Denpasar
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It was the first time for my children to go skiing and since we had limited time, Karuizawa was a good choice. The hotel is not really geared up for foreigners but we did not come across major challenges. Rooms were decent and clean, but nothing special The restaurants were dissapointing. Lack of atmosphere and a poor variety made us... More

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Luzon, Philippines
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I suggest that you go here when its not a holiday since there were so many people that it was scarier to think that you would collide with someone than to actually ski. The resort is really good though with great and accomodating instructors. Although not all can speak english. Our coach was able to speak a little that he... More

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I and my family were there late February this year. Actually it was almost end of the winter season where snow was hardly found in Japan but it is surely still very enjoyable with plenty of snow that you can make fun with. Further, the location is just right the opposite of the train station and the biggest shopping complex... More

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D.C.
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145 reviews 145 reviews
70 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Great family resort for 1-2 days. Stay in the East cottages! Very close ski in and out. Grest cozy private cabins.

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Oakland, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012 via mobile

Took the bullet train for a quick skiing day trip. Easy access after an hour train ride. Service was excellent...especially for non Japanese speaker. Ski rental personnel were the best! Mountain was very small but well groomed and not crowded. Definitely worth the easy effort for a quick day trip.

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Swansboro, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

Getting there: We took the bullet train from Tokyo (about 60 minutes) for a four-night holiday. Although the hotel is about a 10-minute walk from the station, the hotel has a small bus waiting for passengers at the Karuizawa station as the trains arrive. Very convenient! The Resort: Karuizawa East was expensive, but we loved it. With our three small... More

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