Hotel Appi Grand
Hotel Appi Grand
The Hotel Appi Grand is aptly named because it is majestic indeed. Some say that the exterior is lemon coloured, whilst others describe it as gold and symbolic of the impressive Appi Ski Resort. Either way it certainly cuts an imposing sight. The interiors are less grandiose, yet the décor is classy and the artwork striking.
Hotel Appi Grand provides a range of excellent hotel accommodation, an outstanding range of facilities, and fantastic service.
Where is Hotel Appi Grand?
The hotel is located right at the base of the slopes at the Appi Kogen Ski Resort
, so it’s very conveniently ski-in ski-out. The hotel is also superbly located right next to the kids’ snow park and the resort centre.
Appi Kogen is located in the Tohoku region, the northern part of Honshu Japan.
The hotel offers a range of rooms across the main building and the adjoining tower. Standard twin rooms are 21.1m2 in size, the deluxe twin rooms are a little larger and also have a sofa bed, and the delightful tower twin rooms are 38m2 and have two sofa beds. Family rooms have three single beds as well as a sofa bed and range from 35.9 m2 to 50 m2 in size. For the ultimate in accommodation, there are also tower semi suites.
You can bathe in the onsen if you like, but all the hotel rooms have bathrooms and some even have an extra shower as well. All rooms have a TV and LAN internet access, and many of the rooms have fantastic views of the ski slopes.
Facilities & Services
The facilities and services of the hotel are extensive and include:
Dining and Bars
- wireless internet in the lobby of the hotel and other ground floor areas
- a well decked out gymnasium and mini climbing wall
- heated swimming pool
- squash court
- onsen and private spa
- day spa with massage services
- souvenir shop, convenience store and a small ski/snowboard shop
- special concierge service for English speaking guests
- ski and snowboard rental station
- games room
- karaoke and party room
- ski lockers
- spiffy high pressure areas outside the gelande entrance to blow any snow off your gear and clothing
Meals can be included in your accommodation package if you wish. The hotel itself has five high quality restaurants with a wide range of cuisine, or you can dine at the restaurants in the Grand Villas. See the Appi Kogen restaurants
page for more information.
The hotel has two bars: one is sophisticated and classy; and the other has a more casual atmosphere, a billiards table, and it overlooks the pool. Both bars tend to be reasonably quiet. Like most other Japanese ski resorts, Appi Kogen doesn’t have a raging nightlife scene.
Why Stay at the Hotel Appi Grand?
Firstly there’s the high quality accommodation, the delightful restaurants and abundant amenities. The attention to detail with regards to the service is impressive, and the hospitality at Hotel Appi Grand is marvellous. The hotel can cater really well to English speaking guests. They have three special hosts that can help out with any queries.