Karuizawa is located in a small, fertile valley at the foot of Mount Asama, one of Japan’s most active volcanoes and the mountain resort town is only an hour from Tokyo on a bullet train. Karuizawa draws visitors year round with its skiing, golfing, hiking, hot spa and natural scenery. Kyu-Karuizawa is the old town centre and is the site of a pedestrian shopping strip. Karuizawa has the unique distinction of being the only city in the world to have hosted both summer and winter Olympic events. Karuizawa has a humid climate with warm summers and cold winters. Due to the altitude the annual mean temperature is 8°C, with an average maximum of 2 °C in summer & an average minimum of -4°C in winter.

IMPORTANT:  All rooms have  private bathrooms and western style beds. There is no public onsen at this resort.


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Key Features
  • Free wi-fi
  • Private bathrooms
  • Free bike rentals (not available during winter)
  • On-site restaurant


  • Free wi-fi
  • Private bathrooms
  • Free bike rentals (not available during winter)
  • On-site restaurant
  • DVD rental
  • Communal laundry – charges apply
  • Gift shop
  • All rooms are non-smoking
  • Pet-friendly resort

Before You Go

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Mandatory Sundance Resort Club Surcharge (can be paid by cash or credit card):

  • JPY 800 per adult & JPY 300 per child ( 6-12 years old) per night for the 1st & 2nd night
  • JPY 560 per adult & JPY 210 per child ( 6-12 years old) per night from the 3rd night onwards

**JAPAN ON REQUEST ROOMS:  All confirmed bookings for “Request Only Rooms” will not appear on the online account history. Please contact Owner Services if booking needs to be cancelled or amended.**

  • Language: There are no English speaking staff at this resort
  • Bathing: All rooms have a private bathroom. This resort does not have an onsen.
  • Bedding: All beds at this resort are Western style twin and sofa bed – no futons
  • Management: Not managed by Wyndham. Privileges benefits do not apply.
  • Check in: Check-in: 3:00pm & Check-out: 11:00am. Must advise if arriving and checking-in after 6:00pm, reception closes at 8:00pm. After hours check in available with prior notice, please contact resort directly to arrange.
  • Accessibility: Resort has 3 floors and there are no elevators. Ground floor units may be available on request.
  • Laundry: No laundry facilities.
  • Wi-Fi: Free WiFi is available at this resort.
  • Rollaway Beds/Cots/Highchairs: Not available at this resort.
  • Dining: Dining area open for breakfast from 8:00am to 9:30am & dinner from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, must book ahead for all meals.
  • Snow Chains: If driving there in winter, then would strongly recommend using snowchains and / or studless snow tyres.
  • Parking: Free outdoor spaces onsite – reservation not required.
  • Pet Friendly: This resort has some pet friendly rooms. Please refer to the room description for details of whether your room is a pet friendly room, and if you have allergy concerns consider a room that has not had pets previously. As a pet friendly resort, please be aware that you may encounter pets on the property.


To make the most of the surrounding area, a car with an English-speaking GPS is recommended and an international licence is highly encouraged. Discounted car rental rates are available through Travel by Wyndham. Please call 1300 850 160.

Credit card payments relating to Fun Time, Bonus Time and One Time Credits bookings will incur a Credit Card Service Fee of 1.5%, in addition to the amount payable.



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