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Lotte Arai Resort

3.5-star ski hotel with winery, near Myoko Kogen

  • Free WiFi
ZAR 2,275

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1966 Ryozenji, Myoko, 944-0062, Niigata, Japan
8,0.Very good.
  • not very convenient to go out to town, town also has nothing much. shops and restaurants…

    Jan 29, 2020

  • The staff in the front desk are very helpful. However, the staff at the ski center's…

    Jan 21, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 257 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Winery
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • 1 indoor pool and 2 spa tubs
  • Hot springs

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • Myoko Kogen - 1 min walk
  • Myoko Sunshine Land - 5.7 mi / 9.2 km
  • Myoko-Togakushi Renzan National Park - 8.2 mi / 13.2 km
  • Akakura Onsen Ski Area - 13.3 mi / 21.4 km
  • Lake Nojiri - 14.5 mi / 23.3 km
  • Seki Onsen Ski Resort - 10.5 mi / 16.8 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Superior Double Room, Arai Building
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Lodge Building
  • Family Twin Room, Arai Building
  • Superior Family Triple Room, Arai Building
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Family Twin Room, Lodge Building
  • Deluxe Double Twin Room
  • Deluxe Quadruple Room, Lodge Building
  • Corner Suite, Lodge Building
  • Deluxe Suite, Lodge Building
  • Superior Twin Room, Arai Building
  • Superior Triple Room, Arai Building

What’s around


  • Myoko Kogen - 1 min walk
  • Myoko Sunshine Land - 5.7 mi / 9.2 km
  • Myoko-Togakushi Renzan National Park - 8.2 mi / 13.2 km
  • Akakura Onsen Ski Area - 13.3 mi / 21.4 km
  • Lake Nojiri - 14.5 mi / 23.3 km
  • Seki Onsen Ski Resort - 10.5 mi / 16.8 km
  • The Japanease Memorial Museum of Skiing - 10.7 mi / 17.1 km
  • Kanayasan Ski Area - 10.7 mi / 17.2 km
  • Official Residence of Past Division Leader - 11 mi / 17.7 km
  • Jokoji Temple - 11.2 mi / 18 km
  • Takada Park - 11.8 mi / 19 km

Getting around

  • Niigata Airport (KIJ) - 113 min drive
  • Naoetsu station - 20 min drive
  • Myokokogen station - 24 min drive
  • Iiyama Station - 33 min drive
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1966 Ryozenji, Myoko, 944-0062, Niigata, Japan

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 257 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Ski slopes open in mid-December, depending on snow conditions. Guests should contact the property in advance of arrival for ski slope availability.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Free children's club


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
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In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • Children's club (free)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 3 coffee shops/cafés
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Ski passes available
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Playground on site
  • Ski lessons on site
  • Ski equipment rentals on site
  • Downhill skiing on site
  • Snow tubing on site
  • Snowboarding on site
  • Winery attached
  • Sauna

Working away

  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen).


Asahi - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

The Plate - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

BAR Ruri - Onsite bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Sky Restaurant ZEN - Onsite restaurant. Open select days.

Restaurant Village - This restaurant serves light fare only. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 3080 for adults and JPY 1870 for children (approximately)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from July to August
  • Hot springs access available from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • LOTTE ARAI Myoko

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  • Yes, Lotte Arai Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Lotte Arai Resort.
  • Yes, there's an indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring Japanese cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include 麺屋 吉祥 (4.4 mi) and 清里軽食店 (5.5 mi).
  • During the winter, enjoy onsite recreation like downhill skiing and snowboarding and return when the snow melts for ziplining. Additional recreation onsite includes hot springs. Soothe your senses in one of the 2 spa tubs or make use of other amenities, which include 2 bars and a winery. Lotte Arai Resort also has an indoor pool and a sauna, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
8,0.Very good.
  • 6,0.Good


    Booked a superior trple twin room (for 2 adults and 2 kids 13 & 11), and the check in staff kept trying to give us a room with 3 single beds. It required intervention from the hotel manager to finally get the type of room we had actually booked. When we got to the room only had 3 sets of towels, Yukata, and toiletries. Breakfast was 12,000 JPY for 4 people and was not worth the money. I've had the same budget buffet breakfast in the business hotels for less than a 1/3 of the price. The hotel is in the middle of nowhere, so you need to bring a lot of snacks, drinks, etc, or travel several kms to the nearest convenience store or further for shops. On the plus side, the hotel looks very new and is very clean. The kids activities are great, but a tad pricey.

    2 night family trip, Aug 14, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Nice ski resort

    Very exclusive and private resort, good for family.

    Yee-Hong, 5 night family trip, Mar 23, 2019

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  • 6,0.Good

    Very average

    Hing Yan, 1 night romance trip, Feb 17, 2019

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  • 4,0.Fair

    skiing at Lotte Arai

    Nice hotel but limited eating options and no Lawsons store, ATM etc. Ski mountain is disappointing for all but true powder hounds. Will not come back unless they open up more ski courses..

    DAVID, 1 night romance trip, Feb 14, 2019

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Worth a short ski trip

    The resort is divided into 3 staying areas ie Hotel Arai, the Lodge and the Club. The room in the Lodge is big for 2 people. The Italian and Korean restaurants are generally good and so is the overall service. It has a hot spring in the hotel complex and you need to walk a little distance (with cover) if you are staying in the lodge or the club. Not much to do in the resort if you are not going up the hills for winter sport or going to the swimming pool. Ski pass and ski rental on site is a big pricey. The ski equipment on rental looks fairly new. If you are a beginner to intermediate skier, you may find the choice of routes a bit limited and maybe a bit boring after a few runs.

    2 night romance trip, Feb 3, 2019

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Weekend Trip 2019

    Very nice new self-contained resort, of much higher quality than most Ski resort accommodation in Japan, though would benefit from a few more facilities like a gym and a convenience store. There is a bus to take you to local shops but I was only there one night so didn't use. The skiing has limited runs but what there is is of good quality. Great onsen including outdoor bath. I tried to eat at the Korean restaurant without a reservation but was told it was full although several tables seemed to be available. Bakery was nice. Overall good for short skiing trips.

    Lee, 1 night trip, Feb 2, 2019

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Nearly there

    I was hesitant to stay at this resort because of mixed reviews read earlier. We found it to be a very lovely clean and new resort with friendly staff who if they could not understand english did their best to find someone who could! It was not overly crowded and in fact sometimes we were skiing by ourselves on the runs.. Its probably better for those who go off piste- there are only about 3-5 blue runs if you do not want to. Three day trip would probably be perfect. With respect to the dining and all the prices and charges for extras (like swimming!) in the resort I think that they will eventually hit on the right formula. It's not quite there yet. There is not much to do around on a no ski day. We used the hire equipment and it was practically brand new and had no problem. We did not use the ski school though so cannot comment. My summary is that the resort is nearly there. If the market is Australians or other Western countries they have to figure out what the families need with regard to food choices etc We had fun though so thanks Lotte Arai

    5 night romance trip, Jan 15, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Paying for privacy

    The accommodations are overpriced and there's no options other than the hotel, but you're paying for privacy and sparsely populated slopes and it is worth it for the skiing. Things I wish I had known: - For breakfast, do the western restaurant (the Japanese restaurant doesn't have much for breakfast) - For dinner buffet, do the Japanese buffet and make a reservation! There aren't many tables so you may not get a seat without a reservation. The western buffet is also fine and had full kiwis the night I tried it. You can order a la carte from the Italian restaurant at the lounge but be prepared for a long wait and unattentive service (half an hour for a pizza and was such a pain to pay my bill...) - I recommend you just do buffet to avoid service issues. - Don't buy the first-class lift ticket unless it is a light snow day. You can go on the lift half an hour early (8am instead of 8:30), which is worth it I think, but one day there was a lot of snow and everyone who got on early had to wait at the top of the mountain in the blizzard conditions while the staff "checked the mountain" -- not clear to me why they couldn't have done that 10 minutes earlier since we are paying a premium for early access... - Annoying that the hot springs close at 9am on weekdays since checkout is at 11 and I would have liked to go after breakfast before I checked out. - It's not a very well run hotel (check in and rentals are a pain), but snow is worth it. - Wifi was incredible

    Michael, 3 night trip, Dec 31, 2018

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Great hotel and service

    G, 4 night trip, Dec 26, 2018

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  • 2,0.Poor

    The resort is amazing. Beautiful finishing.The food is extremely BAD of all the restaurant! We had to leave the resort every night to eat in the local restaurants.The restaurants in the ski filed you could only pay by cash but there is no ATM facilities in the resorts which is make it very difficult for an international traveler. Also this is not mentioned on the website.

    5 night trip, Dec 25, 2018

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