Agoda in the News unveils top hotels for ski holidays in Japan

SINGAPORE (14 January,2015) unveils top hotels for ski holidays in Japan SINGAPORE (14 January, 2014) –, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has unveiled a list of hotels that give access to some of Japan’s best-known ski resorts, renowned for fine powder and dramatic mountain scenery.

Japan has put Asia on the world skiing map, gaining in fame and world renown to the point of competing with the world famous resorts in Switzerland and Colorado. Japan is also a great holiday destination in its own right, with rugged mountains and an extensive train network. The country has over 500 ski resorts that cater to all levels of enthusiasts. The ski season is a long one by world standards, running from November to April.

The hotels uncovered by Agoda are in four of Japan’s best locations for skiing – Sapporo, Otaru, Niseko, and Nagano. They are centrally located allowing travelers to choose a number of different hills on which to spend their days. The first three cities are located on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido which benefits from heavy, consistent snow due to winter air blasts from Siberia. Further south, Nagano boasts a central location amid the Japanese Alps. Two of these destinations have been host to the Winter Olympic Games, Sapporo in 1972 and Nagano in 1998.

In addition to world class skiing, visitors can immerse themselves in Japanese culture. The unique food, intricate tea ceremonies, ice sculpting festivals, and karaoke are a combination only found in Japan. Best of all, many of the resorts have outdoor onsens, public baths filled with water heated by geothermal springs. Let the natural hot spring water soak away the bumps and bruises of the slopes.

Please see the hotels offering these promotions below.


Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo, 4.5*

Stay at least 3 nights and enjoy 50% off. Expires 31 May, 2015.

Sapporo Grand Hotel, 5*

Stay at least 2 nights and enjoy 15% off.Expires 20 April, 2015.

Grand Park Otaru Hotel, 4*

Book at least 29 days in advance and enjoy 20% off. Expires 31 March, 2015.

New Otani Inn Sapporo, 4*

Enjoy 30% off. Expires 3 February, 2015.

Hotel Niseko Alpen, 4*

Enjoy 10% off. Must book before 31 January, 2015 and stay before 4 May, 2015.


Karuizawa Prince Hotel, Nagano, 4*

Stay for at least 3 nights and enjoy 15% off. Expires 31 March, 2015.

The Prince Karuizawa Hotel, Nagano, 5*

Stay for at least 3 nights and enjoy 15% off. Expires 31 March, 2015.

Hakuba Mominoki Hotel, Nagano, 4*

Special promotion – rooms from USD $47. Expires 10 April, 2015.

Pension Hayaokidori, Nagano, 2*

Enjoy 20% off. Expires 10 April, 2015.

Hotel Hakuba Montbien, Nagano, 3*

Stay for at least 3 nights and enjoy 10% off. Expires 30 April, 2015.

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