Run by an Olympic snowboard coach, Pension Snow Crystal offers clean and comfortable lodge accommodation just minutes from the Kitanomine Gondola. Rooms are simple yet clean and comfortable. Breakfast is included in the daily rate. This is a perfect option for travellers wanting to be close to the ski slopes, restaurants and nightlife and for those wanting to be able to share their day’s stories with their newfound ski buddies in the common areas.
This unique pension is run by Kojima who successes include Japan’s National Champion, World Championship and World Cup. After his ski and snowboard-racing career finished he threw his knowledge into Japan’s first snowboard school team. His students have competed at the Salt Lake City, Torino and Vancouver Olympics. If you are lucky, he may be able to share some stories with you.
The rooms are basic and spacious. They are fitted with comfortable western twin beds, an ensuite, towels, bathroom amenities and WiFi. The triple share rooms have a sofa bed as the third bed.
Set just 50m from the Kitanomine Gondola. Perfect for those wanting to be the first in the ski lift line.
Guests have access to a shared drying room with space for ski, boards and clothes. There is also a shared laundry. The western style breakfast is served in the spacious dining room.