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Rusutsu Ski Resort is about a 45 minute drive from Niseko. It is slightly less crowded than... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2019
Robert T
New York City, New York
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I willl update my review later - triple rooms available. Lots to do, even in June. (Ski resort... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Bonn, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big ski resort with 4 types of accommodation, i.e. Westin, North Wing Hotel, Log House and Travel Lodge. Staying at Travel Lodge, we could also use free-of-charge facilities of the main resort such as shuttle from Sapporo, South-wing onsen, Carousel as well as Westin's onsen,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

Rusutsu Ski Resort is about a 45 minute drive from Niseko. It is slightly less crowded than Niseko but still it is not the yet-to-be-found ski hill it was 4 years ago. There is still plenty of off piste options and great powder to be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Robert T
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

We much preferred it here over Hakuba! The two interconnected mountains offer an excellent selection of runs for all levels of skiers ensuring no one would get bored. Also suited our infrequent level of skiing, so able to get back into the groove gradually. Best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Roara74
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

With Disneyland cost around 6400 yen and this one around 5000 yen, they have so much less to offer. The place is rather stranded and kinda sat. No queue in any of the ride and they are still nice enough to let even one person...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carnellin
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Rusutsu resort is a well planned resort, not only for winter sports, but they have convention centre, themepark, wave poll, 72 holes golf to cater for the masses. Bonus: Nearby Mt Yotei served a good backdrop!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan6177
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I willl update my review later - triple rooms available. Lots to do, even in June. (Ski resort) There is a carousel, wave pool, etc.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank hellojamjam
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Finally made it this March with two friends. Rusutsu is definitely one of the luxury experience I had. But in terms of ski resort - you never got bored and you got everything you had there. Great for beginners and advance. For me,. I am...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank idafun
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This resort is based on 2 mountains. The West mountain that is not high and the East Mountain that is higher and has more runs. There are too many flat areas at this resort but they have made good efforts at sign posting which helps...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jill2003
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Not much else to say other than this is the best resort in japan. Interesting aesthetics inside the resort and a few shops to purchase necessary goods.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank pope86
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Excellent skiing ~ open trails = 37 lifts and few people. Excellent if skiing is 100%..better than most European skiing and #1 in Japan so far

Date of experience: December 2017
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Sy L
18 February 2019|
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Response from RusutsuResort | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Rusutsu Resort ski area will be closed at the beginning of April. From the end of April, Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park will open. Therefore, you can enjoy our Amusement Park and also various... More
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7 December 2016|
Response from RusutsuResort | Property representative |
Dear Kookeecrumble, Thank you for your inquiry about transportation between Lake Toya and Rusutsu Resort. As you know, there is bus service by "Donan Bus" available, and booking in advance directly to Donan Bus is... More
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