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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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Busier than I expected

This resort is based on 2 mountains. The West mountain that is not high and the East Mountain that... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Adelaide, Australia
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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 21 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
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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 30 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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Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife, 7-year-old daughter and myself treated ourselves to a three day, two night stay at Rusutsu Resort, though we stayed across the street at the Westin. There are many things to do at this resort - ski, golf, amusement park - but given we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AsiaMorgan
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Took a day away from Niseko to ski here in early April. Pistes were in great condition. Didn't seem to be as much off piste opportunity as there is at Niseko. Tried all three mountains, The West mountain was a bit more limited at this...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nitram0077
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Skiers & snowboarders, don't think you know what it means immaculate slopes and great snow until you have been here. I come from Europe and I was born in a city who hosted the winter Olympic games, so I know what I am talking about....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kikka1931
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8 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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23 November 2016|
Response from WanderlustJournal | Reviewed this property |
Golden week is peak for Hokkaido as it's the cherry blossom season and most japanese would traveller up here for the cooler weather too. Generally the amusement park is really not very crowded, but like golden week can make... More