Naeba Ski Resort

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Naeba Ski Resort is an icon for skiing in Japan. Located in Niigata Prefecture, this giant resort is owned by the Prince Hotel group. Naeba Ski Resort is a relatively short trip from Tokyo and enjoys a longer-than-average snow season, which lends to its popularity.

Notice

The Naeba ski slope's business operations will resume on December 19, 2020 down to March 28, 2021.

Overview

Address

202 Mikuni, Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma District, Niigata 949-6212 (Directions)

Phone Number

025-789-4117

Website

https://www.princehotels.com/en/ski/naeba/index.html

Access

40 minutes by bus or taxi from Echigo-Yuzawa Station.

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