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Sapporo International Ski Place

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Address: 937 Jozankei, Minamiku, Sapporo 061-2301, Hokkaido
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Phone Number: +81 11-598-4511
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nice people, nice runs

This was a very nice ski area. The people were tremendously helpful. The runs were much longer than we have seen in Northern Honshu. The snow was great & I loved the options... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2016
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Sunriver, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This place are very far, so we need to get up at least 8 o’clock. Because the bus go to the ski facility is till to 10 o’clock. I think the bus is not enough, because I miss most of the bus since full people in the bus. Fortunately, they say we could get in the bus though there were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

I was almost giving up skiing in April when I heard about this place. As I was a first timer, I opted to book a private lesson one day before. At this time, there is only one bus running from Sapporo to the resort. It departs 8:00 from JR station and return 15:30. So be sure to not lose it.... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Located slightly over 1 hour from downtown Sapporo, Kokusai must be one of the least patronised ski resorts (by tourists) in Hokkaido. Run by the municipality of Sapporo, this is a well known resort for the residents of the city. Access by car couldn't be easier as most rented cars have GPS installed. Should one prefer to use public transportation,... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

The location is accessible especially if you stay at keio plaza hotel or near Sapporo JR station. Given there's no resort at the location you can stay in town and travel around Sapporo. If you don't intend to ski or snow board for your entire trip. Once we got there, headed to the ski academy, and reserved a private lesson... More 

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1 Thank Jy237
Sunriver, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This was a very nice ski area. The people were tremendously helpful. The runs were much longer than we have seen in Northern Honshu. The snow was great & I loved the options for lunch. Do not plan on renting skis if it is a weekend or Japanese holiday. The rental area was understaffed and crazy. My friend did not... More 

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2 Thank Mike547
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

More snow and powder than Niseko, with much less people. Small resort with long, wide green runs, perfect for beginners, especially snowboarders. Even the red runs are nice and wide. Not much for advanced skiers/boarders, as there is only one black run that is more red than black. One gondola that takes you from the base straight to the top.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Very good ski place with powder snow and wonderful scene. It was my first ski and the beginner course is just suitable for me. So lucky to meet a very good instructor teaching me the basic skill, giving me courage, observing what i do wrong and advising me for improvement. What an enjoyable day Thank you Reiko~

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

With a guided tour, we only spent hald a day there and an instructor was provided to our group. As it was in early April, the ski season was near the end and the snow was a bit icy. The resort is small with one ski lift and one cable car. The instructors were good and friendly. As we had... More 

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Thank Tina L
Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

札幌国際スキー場は、規模は小さいが雪質が良いので、時々利用していました。しかし、今回2月下旬にもかかわらず、新雪がなく雪が硬かった。わざわざ埼玉県からスキーのためにきているので、この雪質には失望しました。札幌近隣は粉雪を期待するのであれば、2月中旬までに来た方が良いようです。 I've sometimes enjoyed ski at Sapporo Kokusai skiing ground because it's had good conditions of snow even though it's been small scale. However, it had hard snow in late Sep this time. I was disappointed with this situation because I came here to expect powder snow. You might visit here until middle of Sep. if you want powder snow.

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

From beginners to professional course. Good snow quality. About one and an half hours from Sapporo downtown.

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