Which ski resort in Japan?

Baffled at the numerous ski resorts in Japan? Just because you have “heard of it” does not make it the right choice for you. Here are some things to think about before picking a ski resort in Japan.

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Nagano Dec2014 Hotel Review: Bamboo Hill Sasaokaso, Nozawa-onsen

A small family-run inn in Nozawa-onsen with shared toilets/bath, tatami rooms and in-room wifi. Great location midway between the main street shops and eateries (200m downhill) and the Nagasaka gondola (200m uphill).

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Nagano Dec2014 Hotel Review: Ski-Kan, Happo Village, Hakuba

Reasonably-priced traditional Japanese inn with awesome wifi! Perfect location for those who plan to visit the various ski resorts in the area during their stay, as most of the ski shuttles depart from Happo Information Center just 150m away. Happo Village scores low on the charm factor though, I much prefer Niseko Hirafu or Nozawa-onsen.

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