Hotel Appi Grand & Tower

Appi Kogen, Iwate

Hotel APPI Grand is created by Yusaka Kamekura, who is one of Japan's most famous architects.

Yasuka designed posters for Tokyo Olympics, Good Design Mark, and other masterpieces.

Kamekura discovered ski magic in his 40' s and traveled to resorts all over the world. Kamekura aimed to
create a European influenced resort, but in a Japanese style. Something never seen in Japan. He aimed
o break the image of "mountain area' s hotel = log house in the mountain".

You can also see his ingenious designs on ski slope, structure and color of buildings in the area & in
APPI' s logo.

Kamekura created an urban style hotel that is suitable for a long & relaxing stay catering to your every

  • Wifi (around the lobby)
  • wired internet connection in each room
  • free pick up & drop off at Appi Kogen Station
  • English speaking staff
  • Ski in Ski out
  • lounge
  • drying room
  • laundry
  • mountain shuttle bus
  • restaurants & bars
  • Karaoke
  • equipment rental
  • Onsen
  • tour bookings
  • ski / snowboard lessons
  • discounted lift passes
  • gym, swimming pool, private spa
  • check in 15:00 / check out 11:00

Main Building - Western Room with ensuite accommodating 1 - 5 guests


Rates from 7,590 yen per person per night including breakfast

12th December - 18th December13,3008,2008,2007,5904,600
29th December - 29th December15,40010,25010,2509,6604,600
30th Deecember - 2nd January29,20024,00024,00018,2008,050
3rd January - 29th February15,40010,25010,2509,6604,600
1st March - 28th March13,3008,2008,2007,5904,600



Tower - Western Room with ensuite accommodating 1 - 4 guests


Rates from 9,360 yen per person per night including breakfast

12th December - 18th December15,5009,7009,7009,2005,100
19th December - 29th December17,80012,00012,00011,5005,100
30th Deecember - 2nd January33,90028,10028,10022,40010,100
3rd January - 29th February17,80012,00012,00011,5005,100
1st March - 28th March15,5009,7009,7009,2005,100


Extra charges & discounts 
Infant (0-6)please ask
Baby cot2,310 per night
7 night bookings made before the end of Nov Free: 1 night accommodation,1 day lift pass &
7 day pool pass (all guests)
5 night bookings made before the end of Nov                                                                    Free: 1 day lift pass & pool pass for the duration
of the your stay (all guests)


  • closest chairlift - Central #1 Quad - 10 m
  • mountain shuttle bus - 0 m
  • train station - Appi Kogen - 3 km
  • restaurants - in the hotel
  • supermarket - 16 km
  • childcare - 1.5 km
  • ski school - 1.5 km
Early January 2016

Appi was great!

Thanks very much for great advice !!!

We will be in touch again for another holiday 



Mountain Statistics

Height 1305 m   % Snowboarders 30 
Max snow last year  cm   % Skiers 70 
No. of runs 21    % Beginner runs 30 
No. of chairlifts 18    % Intermediate runs 40 
Snow park yes    % Advanced runs 30 
Childcare yes       


Resorts close by  
Closest train station Appi Kogen - 5 minutes by car 
Closest bus staion Appi Kogen Station
Closest town Morioka
Closest major city Morioka
Closest international airport  
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