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Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS)

Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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We had Petra teaching a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 under 10 kids) over 3 days at Rusutsu, the... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2019
Sang1183
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Australia
Great rental and lessons, disppointing no refunds for returning hire gear early and missed lessons due to sickness

NBS provided excellent service in booking the rentals and kids lessons. The quality of the rental... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
jodialexandra
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NBS is Niseko's premier all in one- Ski & Snowboard School, Kids Club, Rental & Retail centre. Located in a prime ski in- ski out position, the Alpen Ridge NBS store offers a variety of adult, child, group & private lessons, quality rental gear from...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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193-7 Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0081, Hokkaido
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+81 136-21-5050
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All reviews ski school alpen ridge ski rental private lesson skis and poles ace family staff were excellent storage room lessons fun great equipment deluxe package special shout hr lesson couldn't fault free ski lessons start super patient
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

We had Petra teaching a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 under 10 kids) over 3 days at Rusutsu, the experience was amazing. By the third day, both of my kids would have never skied before could ski independently on the beginner slope. Petra was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Dear Sang1183, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found our team to be friendly and helpful! Happy to hear that you and your family...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019

NBS provided excellent service in booking the rentals and kids lessons. The quality of the rental skis, snowboards and boots was very good, as well as the service during the rental period. The kids ski lessons were excellent and they all progressed really well in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rach P, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Dear jodialexandra, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We pride ourselves on the quality of the lesson and rental service provided to guests in Niseko and it’s great to hear that we met your expectations in this area. As...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019

I have used NBS several times for rentals, and they always do a great job. Awesome recommendations for skis depending on the conditions and convenient storage right behind their shop. Would definitely use again.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Dear Paul T Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found our team to be friendly and helpful! As you mentioned the storage is right...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

I’m completely new to the sport and booked an instructor 2 months before coming to Niseko to ensure I get one (don’t leave it to booking on spot esp during peak season, u will find it difficult to get an instructor) My instructor Nick -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Dear jennifer f, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found our team to be friendly and helpful! Great to hear you had a enjoyable...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I had a quick service for boots fitting and ski hire at NBS . The instructor I had with NBS are professional, courteous , knowledgeable and was able to teach a complete beginner to ski within a few hour.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Dear chatcha1976, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found our team to be friendly and helpful! Happy to hear that you had a good...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

We booked our gear & lessons from Australia. No issue getting fitted or collecting gear. Staff were helpful with comfort & fit being a priority. Lessons were excellent with confident friendly instructors. Thanks Lauren, Steve & Bjorn who all looked after us well during lessons....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Dear 994MaryM, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found our team to be friendly and helpful! I'm glad that you had a great time...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

It is our first time with NBS (2 adults, 1 child aged 5). The services from gears fitting and renting to ski lessons were top-notch. The staffs are friendly and very helpful. My daughter had a wonderful time at the kids club, instructors were very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RachelH5176, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Dear Bellelaine, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found our team to be friendly and helpful! So great that you and the family enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

One stop rental shop for skis, snowboards, helmets and other gear for all ages and skill levels —- easy, convenient and quick.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RachelH5176, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Dear Seeseej, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found it convenient and quick to organize rental equipment! We hope that you choose to return...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

This is our second year using NBS for ski school for our kids (6,8 this year). Can’t fault their service and all the instructors are great with kids. Happened also to observe the toddler lessons (3-4 years) and all the instructors were very patient and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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RachelH5176, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Dear Rawdonchick, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and found our team to be friendly and helpful! Always great when we can accommodate changes to...More

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We visited Niseko Base Snowsports to complete some introductory lessons. The administration in the office was a bit of a disaster as you had people lining up (who had booked and prepaid) with other people that were still window shopping. Separating the counters would have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RachelH5176, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

Dear wedarren, Thank you so much for your review, I'm sorry that on this occasion we were not able to provide you with the exceptional experience we strive for. We pride ourselves on providing the best lessons & rental in Niseko, and I am disappointed...More

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