Officially most resorts open Dec 1st and close at the end of ‘Golden Week’ (the first week of May). Snow conditions vary but are typically at their best from mid-December to mid- March. It is possible to be riding powder as early as late November and warm, sunnier days in April are great for cruising on piste, parks and back-country hikes.
It is a 300 Meter walk to the nearest chair lift at Akakura.
Yes, there are separate Male and Female Onsens in the lodge.
Yes international calls can be made from the front desk.
Yes, we have a free, strong wi-fi signal through the whole lodge.
Yes, laundry and drying facilities are available in the lodge.
After booking your room, we ask that you pay a 30% deposit. This can be paid in ￥JPY or $AUD. Yen payments can be made by credit card or international bank transfer. Australian dollar payments are deposited to our account in Australia with the balance payable by bank transfer a month before arrival.
Our credit card payments are processed using square reader technology. It’s a secure service that is safe and easy to use. If you choose to pay by credit card, you’ll receive an emailed receipt from Yuki Dake Lodge. There is a 3% service charge when paying by credit card.
Any Cancellations must be made in writing and confirmed by Yuki Dake Lodge.
*Within 7 days of deposit payment – No charge
*46 days or more prior to check in – 20% (non – refundable deposit)
*45 days or less prior to check in – No refund
On arrival in Myoko Kogen, Yuki dake is just a few hundred meters away on the main street so it is an easy walk even with Luggage.
Yes we have parking spaces that are available for guests of the lodge.
Yes, but be sure to get your international driver’s license before you leave home. In most countries it’s easy and cheap to get one! Below are a couple of links to some of the bigger car rental agencies in Japan with some service in English.
Nippon Rent-a-Car: http://www.nipponrentacar.co.jp/english/index.html
In Myoko Kogen there is a 7-eleven that has an international ATM, staff at Yuki Dake can run shuttles to the ATM.