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Easy, Convenient, and Great Service

We’ve just completed our first 5-day skiing holiday at Nozawa Onsen, and were really impressed with... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Gold Coast, Australia
via mobile
Excellent value, service and convenience

We recently visited Nozawa and hired skis, boots and poles from Sports Thanx, and we are SO glad we... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Brunei Darussalam
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7814 Toyosato | Front of Nagasaka Gondola, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
+81 269-67-0112
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve just completed our first 5-day skiing holiday at Nozawa Onsen, and were really impressed with Thanx ski rental. Very efficient in sorting out our needs, reasonable pricing and a super convenient dry room to store the gear at the end of each day. Would...More

Thank Scott1907
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We recently visited Nozawa and hired skis, boots and poles from Sports Thanx, and we are SO glad we did! Prices very reasonable, and we found them to be much cheaper than other options nearby. Service was really good and efficient, and yes staff speak...More

Thank heatherkmason
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We used SportsThanx on a TripAdvisor recommendation and they were great. We did a bit of shopping around and they seemed good value especially considering the location at the base of the gondola and the fact we could leave all our gear there. We didn't...More

1  Thank Almo_12
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice gear, patient and professional service even for beginners like me. We asked to change ski boots a couple of times because the fit was too tight and they obliged happily. Even better, we were able to change from snowboards to skis at no extra...More

Thank Fabianmardi
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Conveniently located at the gondola, and really good quality staff and service. Easy to store stuff in the lockers and dry room. Staff were great with swapping gear over. Domo arigato!

Thank webblad
Reviewed 28 February 2017

chosen because the hotel recommended it - we also got a discount. the ski selection was good, and can change depending on conditions as required. staff were helpful and the process was quick and easy.

1  Thank stephenaitchison
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A great spot right next to the gondola! Not huge but efficient and with pretty good gear. Prices were fine and the best thing is being able to store your gear at the shop by skiing right to the door and leaving overnight! Very nice...More

Thank ChrissyPortmacquarie
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Booking online is easy and the shop is right outside of Nagasaka lift. The service is good; however their gear selection is really limited. You can swap in and out very easily, though. I changed skis 3x in three days. Good prices too.

Thank EverettL33
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We hired a bundle of gear at various stages over our 4 day stay - after 2 days one of us decided to swap from a board to skis, so within 5 minutes, came out kitted in boots skis and poles. All so easy. Best...More

Thank Melissa1100
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Cheap and great quality. This rental shop is just in front of the main gondla station and they have dry room.so you don't have to carry your gears to your hotel every after riding and every morning. Also,there r so many different kind of premium...More

Thank Takahiro0901
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