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Soft powdered snow with lots of activities for family

It's my first ski experience in Japan. Kiroro resort is perfect for the family with small... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
Great Family Ski Resort

Kiroro is a fun ski resort for the family. It's not huge like Squaw Valley or fancy like Vail, it's... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
New York City, New York
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128-1 Tokiwa, Akaigawa-mura, Yoichi-gun 046-0593, Hokkaido
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

It's my first ski experience in Japan. Kiroro resort is perfect for the family with small children. Lot't of activities for children. The area is not as big as other USA famous ski resort, but I love the quality of snow and less crowd on...More

Thank Nphong
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Kiroro is a fun ski resort for the family. It's not huge like Squaw Valley or fancy like Vail, it's somewhere in the middle of it all with a great lift network, not too many crowds, and more than enough snow. In April the conditions...More

Thank TravelBear990
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Kiroro Snow World has one of the best ski schools for family and beginners. I started both ski and snow board there with great instructors. The school caters a wide range of needs, including one-on-one, small group, half-day, full-day, Japanese, English, Ski, Snow Board, you...More

Thank Joshua200710
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We went to Kiroro as a day trip from Sapporo by booking the chuo bus. it's about an hour ride. the resort has ski slopes and activities centre. multiple restaurants and souvenir shops as well. we did the snow activities at the nature centre and...More

2  Thank luvholiday9
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

For westerners, Kiroro is off the radar. Sad, it has fantastic powder snow well into April. The variety of runs is family oriented (with only a few Black runs). The grooming is good, the trail width VERY wide, and the lift staff overly polite. So...More

1  Thank Me Myself and I
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We had the luck to have a free guide offered by the resort to show us the best off piste and backcountry. Not sure if it will be free again next year, but definitely awesome. The whole resort is great! I would recommend!

2  Thank Felipe F
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely facilities, amazing snow. Wish we had stayed at this Sheriton rather than nearby. Our guided trip had us stay in Sapporo rather than at this resort. I will say at the Sheriton when I make my own plans in the future. What I saw...More

2  Thank DCfoodmom
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Great service, great staffs, and the snow activities are super fun! We played snow banana boat, snow buggy, snowmobile and had a snow walking tour~ Everything was fantastic and the place was stunning! Willing to visit again ❄️❄️❄️

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

It was my first time for snow and ski and i definitely want to go back again. I only went on the simple slopes , for me it was great as there is a separated area for first time skier and professionals (less pressure for...More

Thank MuayMuayBKK
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Booked this for my 2 kids. The only down side is that they do not help you form a group. You pay the same price if its just 1 or 6. Once you booked, there is no instructions what to expect. You have to keep...More

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January 2, 2018|
Response from teoweme | Reviewed this property |
Think Rusutsu has more resort facilities, but kiroro has good powder. For kiroro sheraton is ski in ski out but for a 3 year old probably the Tribute kiroro has more facilities.
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Christian K | Reviewed this property |
You can access to Yoichi peak which is the lower part of Asari Peak run. Bu I would change the dates and go when all lifts are operational.
October 26, 2016|
Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
The 2 resorts on the mountain both have good restaurants and onsens. We ran out of time on this trip but next time I will go to the main part of Otaru for some meals as the reports were excellent and a better experience than... More