Nozawa Onsen Accommodation & Ski Packages
On this page you will find everything you need to book your winter getaway to Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort including
Based in Nagano and operating all year round, we can arrange accommodation and lift passes in your choice of hotel or an inclusive ski/snowboard package with the option of accommodation, lift passes, meals, ski/snowboard rental, ski/snowboard lessons, transport and tours. Or just looking for private transport to and between the resort? We can do that too!
NOZAWA ONSEN SKI RESORTS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Located around 50km to the north-east of Nagano City, Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort is one of the best and most popular resorts in the region. Nozawa Onsen is an excellent all-round resort catering to all levels with around 300ha of mixed terrain across 36 trails, serviced by the resort’s lively village.
While the resort is relatively low, lying between 565 to 1650 metres, Nozawa’s typically receives excellent powder and the resort’s long runs make it very attractive to international visitors who flock to there each winter. For a complete run-down of what’s on offer in Nozawa, see our ‘Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort’ page.
CHOOSE YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN NOZAWA ONSEN
Accommodation at Nozawa Onsen is mostly located in and around the village centre. A hot spring town with a history dating back more than 1000 years, visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing their accommodation with many established hotels and an increasing number of high-end options popping-up each season including private/self-contained luxury accommodation. Of course as an ‘onsen’ (hot spring) town, Nozawa Onsen has its share of ‘ryokan’ (traditional guesthouses) with their own in-house hot springs along with multiple public onsen dotted through the town. Offering lots of restaurants, bars, nightlife and services for English and other foreign language-speakers, Nozawa Onsen is as popular for what’s on offer off the slopes as it is for what’s on offer on the mountain. We can arrange accommodation and ski packages at the following hotels:
NOZAWA GRAND HOTEL
Located at the northern end of village, Nozawa Grand Hotel offers guests a comfortable and convenient stay while allowing easy access to the ski fields along with restaurants and entertainment of the village. Guests have a choice of both Japanese and Western-style rooms, an in-house restaurant and indulgent men’s and women’s hot springs with fantastic views across the village and toward the ski runs. One of Nozawa’s most established hotels, Nozawa Grand is a proven favourite with international visitors especially families looking for a little more space and quiet to unpack and unwind.
THE RIDGE NOZAWA APARTMENTS
Visitors looking for self-contained, Western-style accommodation in Nozawa Onsen should look no further than The Ridge Nozawa Apartments. Located within walking distance of the resort’s Karasawa slopes, The Ridge offers high-end apartments ideally-suited to international visitors including families. The hotel offers Western-style rooms and bedding with an emphasis on space, comfort and privacy. All rooms include private bathrooms including a toilet, shower and bath along with kitchenette, and lounge areas.
NOZAWA ONSEN SKI/SNOWBOARD PACKAGES
Based in Nagano, Snow Monkey Resorts is proud to partner with hotels in and around Nozawa Onsen. Our packages come standard with the following inclusions:
— Accommodation (inc. breakfasts) at your choice of hotel
— All-mountain ski passes (for your preferred resort/s & no. of days)
In addition, the following can be arranged to fit your needs:
— Dinner/s at your accommodation
— Ski and/or snowboard rental
— Ski and/or snowboard lessons
— Private transfer to/from your accommodation
— Day tours inc. to the Jigokudani Monkey Park & other attractions/activities
Want to get a quote for your winter getaway in Nozawa Onsen? Simply CLICK ON YOUR CHOICE OF HOTEL ABOVE & SEND US AN INQUIRY OR USE THE ‘INQUIRY’ BUTTON BELOW. We’ll get back to you asap! And don’t forget, we also cover:
BOOK WITH US! NAGANO’S NO.1 TOUR & CHARTER OPERATOR
Locally-based and operating all year round, Snow Monkey Resorts is Nagano’s No.1 tour and charter operator. We have the local knowledge of where and when to go, to help you discover and enjoy the region’s many ski resorts and other fantastic destinations and activities.
For guests wanting to access the resorts in the comfort of their own transport, we can arrange a private tour or charter customised to fit your needs, starting and ending at any destination including from/to Nagano Station and any resort in the region. Our drivers and vehicles are fully certified, allowing us to transport you to and from your preferred destinations in combination with any activity that suits your schedule.
All vehicles are fitted with a protective screen – separating the driver from passenger and luggage area – and our drivers wear protective masks, allowing you to move between your destinations in comfort and safety.
We can arrange both private tours with an English-speaking guide or a private charter, including a private vehicle and driver but without a guide. We’d love to be part of that experience and help you discover even more!
Why choose us?
Awarded a 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for our 1-Day Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake Tour – recognised as one of the Top 10 Experiences in Japan – we have the local knowledge and experience to help you get the most out of your time in Nagano.
Got a question about visiting Nagano and Central Japan this winter? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s get planning together!
JAPAN RAIL DEALS: TRAVEL PASSES & DISCOUNTED TICKETS
Many if not most people heading to the ski resorts of Nagano and Niigata do so via Nagano Station and Echigo-Yuzawa Station. Both are serviced by Shinkansen/Bullet Train lines running from Tokyo, making them quick and easy to get to.
Any foreign passport-holder – both international visitors and foreign residents of Japan – is eligible for the ‘Japan Rail (JR) East Pass’ for Nagano & Niigata. Covering 5 days of unlimited use within a 14-day period, the pass includes travel on both the Hokuirku Shinkansen and Joetsu Shinkansen lines – a great deal if you’re planning to move between the regions while here.
In addition, JR East offers a 3-Day ‘Welcome Pass’ for foreign passport-holders. The pass covers multiple shinkansen lines and other major train routes – a fantastic deal and great option for getting to and moving around Central Japan.
Japan Rail is currently also offering discounted prices on many train services, including shinkansen lines across the country. With discounts of up to 50% available when purchasing online, our ‘Discount Shinkansen Tickets: How to Buy Online’ page includes an English step-by-step guide of how to purchase tickets online.