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Lotte Arai Resort

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  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
The city of Myoko is located just 2 hours from Tokyo by bullet train, as well as Niigata Airport by car. Lotte Arai Resort lies with scenic lands including a mountain range that starts with Mt. Myoko and extends all the way to the Sea of Japan, and rice fields that stretch as far as the eye can see. Within the abundance of nature surrounding Lotte Arai Resort, adults and children alike will be able to enjoy both Japan's longest zip line and the Tree Adventure courses. In the pure white of the winter season, you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding on slopes that boast the highest snowfall amount and some of the finest powder in all of Japan. Our guest rooms are as comfortable and calm as mountain villas, yet boast hospitality of the highest quality. Rounding it all out is the local foods, sake, and culture that you'll experience nowhere else.
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Matsumoto Airport54 mi
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

We were traveling as a family so found the food very expensive. They need to offer more affordable food options - like shared family pizza at the Italian or cheaper noodle bar. Also provide regular shuttle into town since it is so remote. Free access...More

2  Thank Teejee02
Response from Yuya K, 広報担当マネージャー at Lotte Arai ResortResponded June 12, 2018

Dear Teejee02, Thanks for your visiting and reviewing. As you reviewed, the resort is located a little far from a town. We think we need to make access to a town easier. We will immediately take action on this to improve our service. Once again,...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018

BEST SNOW IN THE WORLD! Hotel is one of the best I have ever stayed in, amazing service and the facilities are the best I've ever experienced in a ski resort. The restaurants were outstanding with options to cater to everyone. The italian restaurant was...More

6  Thank Travel_of_betts
Response from Yuya K, 広報担当マネージャー at Lotte Arai ResortResponded June 6, 2018

Dear Meg_Oz_traveller, We appreciate the kind review. Access, restaurants, activities, snow and hotel stay, I'm really glad to hear your compliments. However, I think we have a lot of things we need to learn. So I assure your revisit will be better than the last...More

Reviewed March 21, 2018

We visited Lotte Arai in Feb 2018 for 6 nights. During our stay the resort was very quiet (as it only opened in mid Dec). It was incredible as we were able to snowboard all day and never have to wait in a que for...More

4  Thank MPbrisban
Response from Yuya K, 広報担当マネージャー at Lotte Arai ResortResponded March 21, 2018

Dear MPbrisban, Thanks for your visiting and reviewing. It's my pleasure to hear you had great enjoyment in our resort. The bakery you mentioned receive very positive reviews from other customers. Our ski slope is called a "Powder Sanctuary" in Japan so I think you...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Sure, it has its growing issues (it only re-started in December 2017), but it was fantastic stay. To dispel some criticisms of reviews which I found were a bit unfair: Cost: What can expect for your money? No crowds/lines, new & clean facilities, great services,...More

3  Thank mrhappy
Response from Yuya K, 広報担当マネージャー at Lotte Arai ResortResponded March 5, 2018

Dear mrhappy, Thank you for your visiting, And much appreciated to your useful opinions. Basically, We are trying to improve service rather than lower the price. ( Also it's important to widen choice of price. ) The issue that our resort remote from town is...More

Reviewed March 2, 2018

On the plus side, the hotel is brand new and beautiful. Everything is conveniently set up and accessible (bouldering, ski school, restaurants). The ski resort, albeit small, offers decent on and off bound options not to get bored. The ski school was very good for...More

1  Thank MichaelFrance33
Response from Yuya K, 広報担当マネージャー at Lotte Arai ResortResponded March 4, 2018

Dear Michael France, Thanks for your visiting and reviewing. We are actually trying a improvement of service which contains widen the price range because we take your opinion seriously that our hotel doesn't suit a long stay. We should take example by Akakura Onsen village....More

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June 17, 2018|
Response from nzskater | Reviewed this property |
Pricing to hire from Lotte Arai looks to be between AUD $350 and $500 for 7 days. Google “lotte arai hire skis” and the first result has the details (TripAdvisor won’t let me post a link, sorry!).
Room Tips
"Ask for a mountain view. My room was quiet even when the resort got busy."
Mar 1, 2018
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"Mountain views"
Feb 25, 2018
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"We stay on in 355, it had a great view looking up the ski hills."
Jan 31, 2018
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$152 - $521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanChubuKoshinetsuNiigata PrefectureMyoko
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