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Lotte Arai Resort Hotel

Arai, Honshu, Japan

Scout loves

  • The luxury feel and attention to detail
  • Stunning indoor & outdoor onsen
  • Great range of restaurants & bars (including a winery)
  • Quick and easy access to the gondola

Scout tips

  • There is plenty of non-snow activities to keep the kids entertained
  • Take advantage of the free resort shuttle to/from Joetsu Myoko train station
  • Book ski school lessons well in advance


Lotte Arai Resort Hotel offers the ultimate in luxury and comfort at Arai Ski Resort. Newly renovated and re-opened in the 2017/18 season, Arai has all the first class facilities and amenities for a ski vacation. 

The rooms are all spacious and have super comfortable western style beds, both king and doubles, and are simply styled bringing a nice peaceful vibe to the room. The bathrooms are all large by Japanese standards and all have a shower and toilet. Guests can choose from Superior and Deluxe rooms, both standard and family sized, which is perfect for those who need a bit more space. Suite rooms are also available, and are the ipitome of comfort and style, with spacious living areas, and boasting fantastic resort views.

The one thing that makes Lotte Arai Resort Hotel stand out above the rest are the resort facilities and amenities. If you're seeking a ski vacation with the lot, Arai has you covered. Home to countless restaurant and bars, including a good range from modern italian cuisine, to traditional Japanese and even a bakery, there are plenty of options for the most picky of eaters. There is even a winery on site for guests to enjoy the local sake. The hotel also boasts a wonderful choice of hot springs and onsen, from traditional outdoor pools where you can relax under the stars, or inside hot tubs and lap pool - it's hard to leave! Kids are kept well entertained off the slopes with an array of fun activities, including zip-lining, tubing, and a playground with rockclimbing walls, bouldering, and trampolining. 

Access to the slopes couldn't be easier each morning from the hotel, with a simple stroll out the front to the main gondola terminal building, where the rentals, lift ticket, lessons, and retail are situated. 

All-in-all, Lotte Arai Resort Hotel would be a great choice for those wanting a bit of luxury in their Japan ski vacation, with fantastic service and comfort of a full service hotel, stylish comfortable rooms, and easy access to the slopes.

Who should stay here

Lotte Arai Resort Hotel would suit families, couples or groups of friends who would enjoy a luxury Western style accommodation, and those who aren't seeking a happening nightlife.

Available: This selection is currently available for this price. Once you submit an inquiry our agents will confirm your booking via email and send you an invoice for a deposit. You will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking.

On Request: Our agents need to confirm availability of this room. Once you submit a request we will endeavour to get back to you by the next business day to confirm availability (some properties may take longer). If prices are listed they are the exact prices for your dates, room selection and room occupancy. Where prices are not listed we will confirm the price when we confirm availability. In either instance, you are not committed to your selection until after we confirm availability and price. Once you agree to that confirmation, you will be sent an invoice and will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking. If your requested room is not available, we will present alternative options.

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