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Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS)

193-7 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0081, Hokkaido
+81 136-21-5050
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BEST EVER

It was my first time ever snowboarding, and booked with NBS. Awesome teachers, a serious amount of... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Kamaria P
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Margaret River, Australia
Excellent ski lessons with NBS

My wife & I had Conan for private lessons whilst the kids were in group lessons, all organised by... read more

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Reviewed April 21, 2018
rajsinn2018
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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
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Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS) is Niseko's premier all in one- Ski & Snowboard School, Kids Club, Rental & Retail centre. Located in a prime ski in- ski out position, the Alpen Ridge NBS store offers a variety of adult, child, group & private lessons, quality rental gear from big brands and a retail store stocking the must have snow accessories to keep you warm, safe and looking good on the snow!
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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193-7 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0081, Hokkaido
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+81 136-21-5050
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time ever snowboarding, and booked with NBS. Awesome teachers, a serious amount of fun!! I was extremely lucky to score a lot of one on one time in the afternoons and on my 4th day EVER snowboarding I was confidently going...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

My wife & I had Conan for private lessons whilst the kids were in group lessons, all organised by email in advance very well by Fabiana. Conan is from the UK & has been teaching skiing for nearly 30 years. He managed to simplify intermediate-to-advanced...More

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1  Thank rajsinn2018
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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Dear rajsinn2018, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your lessons with Conan and have been able to progress to skiing moguls, black runs and powder snow! We hope that...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Our 5 year old daughter, a complete beginner, took private ski lessons with ski coach Jacob (from Denmark) for 6 mornings. He was assigned to her by NBS. I was very impressed with his ability in handling young children. He was kind, patient, understanding, and...More

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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Dear TouristBee, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that your daughter enjoyed her ski lessons with Jacob! As you say it is crucial for a first timer to have that positive...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

The instructors are great my kids learned in 2 hours and me being a 43 old learned with in a day. There is progressive learning and would push you to learn . with in the 5 day i went up to level 4 ski ,...More

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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Dear rameshmarambage, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time here and progressed to parallel skiing all over the mountain! We hope to see you again next season! Kind regards, Rachel

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

My children took private ski lessons at NBS and had great instructions from both Teacher Cas and Hiro! They took the them up the red runs and all came back safely! Thank youMore

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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Hi EmilySG2015, Thanks for providing a review of your experience with NBS! Great that your children enjoyed their lessons with Cas and Hiro and got to explore the mountain in a safe and fun environment! We will be sure to pass this feedback on to...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Poor conditions caused mountain closures and cancellations of lessons.no additional lessons provided..just missed out on the day i had booked...then...i sustained an injury and requested a postponement of one day so that i could get treatment...again no leaway..just forfeited the days lesson... missed 2 out...More

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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Dear kenslounge, Thank you so much for your review and I’m sorry to hear about your experience. We pride ourselves on providing the best lessons & rental in Niseko, and I am disappointed to hear that we did not provide exceptional service this time. I’d...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

NBS were fantastic we couldn't fault them excellent service and very helpful, very good with our children, encouraging and making sure they were in the correct groups moving them up when needing to. Our children ski school and the private lesson too. would definitely book...More

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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Hi oboyle67, Thanks for providing a review of your most recent experience with NBS! We are so happy to hear this feedback! We hope to see you and you children again next season! Kind regards, Rachel

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

From the booking process to the actual lessons, everything was smooth and the staff was incredibly helpful. We were lucky enough to book in with Kenna again this year for our daughter, and she was amazing again. She has such a way with kids, she...More

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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Hi hkoperamma, Thanks for providing a review of your most recent experience with NBS! We are so happy to hear it was positive again! Great that your daughter enjoyed her lessons with Kenna, as you mentioned she is an asset to NBS and we hope...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This was the second year that NBS helped us with rental gear and an instructor. Michelle was a fantastic instructor and made the lessons fun for our 7 year old daughter. Highly recommended. Will be back again next year.More

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Thank MattWal2018
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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Hi MattWal2018, Thanks for providing a review of your most recent experience with NBS! We are so happy to hear it was positive again! Great that your daughter enjoyed her lessons with Michelle, we will be sure to pass this feedback on! We hope to...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Decided to sign up for lessons as was staying at Allen Ridge. This trip was to improve and rebuild my ski skills and was really helped by two wonderful instructors. The first day I had Gabi and she was amazingly patient to drill me through...More

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Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Hi LinaLeeAL, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you had a great time with Gabi and Bjorn! We pride ourselves on providing the best lesson and rental experience in Niseko and...More

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