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My rental skis from Rhythm were "accidentally" taken by someone from outside Evergreen ski school... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Ramsbury
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Boots fitter know exactly what to do

Needed to fix 2 new pairs of boots we had as they were very uncomfortable. They were fitted in... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Josh M
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Mooroolbark, Australia
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Rhythm Japan Hakuba store is located at the old Wadona Visitors centre, across the road from the Mominoki Hotel. They stock skis to cover all snow conditions and skier/rider levels. The store offer a huge range of ski hire, snowboard hire and retail...more
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4683-2 Hokujo | Wadano Visitor Center, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 261-72-3288
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

My rental skis from Rhythm were "accidentally" taken by someone from outside Evergreen ski school. I had to pay to replace them. Two days later another chalet called Rhythm to say they had an extra pair of skis. This is a late report but I'd...More

Thank Ramsbury
Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Ramsbury, Thank you so much for your review, we're so glad to hear everything worked out and we could help you rectify the situation promptly! We hope to see you back in Hakuba or Niseko in the future, if you'd like to stay in...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018

Needed to fix 2 new pairs of boots we had as they were very uncomfortable. They were fitted in Australia but were not wearing right. The guys at Rhythm were extremely knowledgeable and were able to fix our boots without too much fuss so that...More

Thank Josh M
Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Josh M, We're stoked to hear Boot Solutions could look after you on your visit to Hakuba, they're incredible at what they do and we're proud to work together taking care of all of our epic guests. We hope to see you back in...More

Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Staff here were super friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and offered advice to everyone trying to rent or purchase some gear. Coffee here was great too and would recommend trying it if you're nearby and in need for a caffeine fix. Their pick up and drop off...More

Thank Daniel N
Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hi Daniel, What a review! Thanks so much for your kind words, we certainly have smiles on our dials after that! Our team of friendly experts aims to please, so we're over the moon to hear we could look after you during your time in...More

Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Our family recently stayed at Hakuba and we needed to hire some equipment for a few family members. The quality of the hire equipment was excellent. Most of all the staff were very helpful. We were in there most days ( to get the best...More

Thank sam s
Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Hi Sam, Thanks so much for the epic review, stoked to hear we could assist with your time in Hakuba (how good is the coffee! We're all addicted!). Cheers for making our day, we hope to welcome you back to Hakuba or Niseko in the...More

Reviewed February 19, 2018

This is the best ski shop that I have been to in Japan, Australia and Europe. The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. The coffee was excellent. We stopped here for an Espresso almost every morning whilst in Hakuba. They even offer a free pick-up...More

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Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Hi Jav G, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time! Stoked to hear we could look after you during your time in Hakuba, feedback like this really makes our day! Safe travels and we hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed February 8, 2018

There staff are very knowledgeable and friendly and the process is quick. You sign up on their computer and then walk from one station to the next to get the equipment you need. We tired another shop but they did not have off-piste powder gear...More

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Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Hi SuperAdventureDad, Thanks so much! Stoked to hear our team of 'friendly experts' could get you on the gear your want quickly and efficiently. Thanks for making our day, we hope you enjoy your time here in beautiful Hakuba! Rhythm Japan Hakuba

Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Great place to rent gear in Hakuba. They have great variety, and the equipment is in great shape. The pick-up and drop off facilities are also handy. Not the cheapest, but worth the slight premium.More

Thank Siddharth M
Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Hi Siddharth M, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we're glad you enjoyed the equipment and our services and we hope to welcome you back to Hakuba or Niseko in the future. If you'd like to keep up to date...More

Reviewed February 3, 2018

These guys are great - like, beyond normal great.... I had a damaged binding, they contacted the supplier, got a part under warranty (even though I hadn't bought the binding from them, or the skis and I had no receipt from the original purchase), communicated...More

Thank Ben K
Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Hey Ben K, Thanks for the review and kind words, so glad we could help you out! We hope to see you back soon, in the meantime you can stay in touch by following us on Facebook @rhythmjapan Cheers! Austin, Nabe & Rhythm Japan Hakuba

Reviewed January 31, 2018

This ski shop is by far the best we found on our trip through Hakuba and Myoko. If you are looking for high end rental (demos), this is the best. The staff was amazing and never said no... We had some pretty abnormal requests due...More

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Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Hi mboatworks, Thank you so much. We're glad we could look after you, and thank you for taking the time to write us such an epic review as it has definitely made our day! Hope the rest of your trip was awesome and we look...More

Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

We rented all our gear from Rhythm. The gear was top quality and took about 45 mins to get all set up. The staff were beyond amazing and helpful. We ended up cutting our stay short and the staff were again amazing in helping us...More

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Rhythm I, Manager at Rhythm Japan Hakuba, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Hi D8vidRM8arr78np0, Thanks for your review, so glad you enjoyed the gear and we could accommodate your plans. We hope you enjoyed your time in Hakuba, please let us know if you make it back to Hakuba or Niseko! If you'd like to stay in...More

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