Mid January 2024

This was our second time to the Hoshino Risonare Resort in Tomamu and it was even better than before. We highly recommend the Risonare and Tomamu generally. The accommodation is spacious for a family, the staff are so accommodating, the ski rental equipment and staff are amazing and it is a true  ski in/ski out location on a green run not far from the chair lift. Tomamu offers many restaurant/food choices within easy walking of the Risonare. Our children loved the Forest restaurant while the adults loved visiting Hotalu Street. 
We have travelled in mid January both times and the snow/skiing has been excellent both times. The ski runs are relatively empty and the queues are non-existent, except when there are ski school groups. We do not understand where everyone is! Maybe it is not a popular resort for Australian tourists who tend to head to Niseko, as there is next to no night life in Tomamu, but it makes for the best, uncrowded skiing ever.
Turning to Japan Snow Accommodatin, they made the booking of this trip so easy. They were accommodating with my many requests in relation to travel dates, and were across everything from the hotel booking and transfer booking.  I cannot recommend them and Hisae Cameron highly enough, they were excellent!

Kay Colville





Mid January 2024


Our family of 4 stayed at Hoshino Tomamu Risonare resort for 6 nights over January… and it was amazing to say the least! It was our kids’ (9,7) first time at the snow and I couldn’t fault the resort as it ticked all the boxes. The rooms were massive, food was plentiful and excellent, price was reasonable, it was conveniently linked via an internal tunnel walk way making it super family friendly, the ski instructors were patient and friendly and the weather was perfect (at least for 5 of the 6 nights we were there). Hisae was super helpful and responsive in answer any last minute questions prior and during the trip! The only thing I could fault is that for more advanced skiers, they may run out of the more challenging slopes, however that was not an issue for us Thanks for the super recommendation, and we will definitely be heading back soon!

Ben Thai