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1 room, 2 adults

Xplore by Active Life, Myoko, Japan

3-star3 stars
1101-155, Tarumoto, Ohaza, Myoko, Niigata, 389-2261, Japan

3-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Madarao Kogen Ski Resort
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi
  • Pros: 1. Location is super good as it’s close to the ski lift. 2. Bed is very comfy and…Feb 20, 2020
  • The stay was amazing! Lisa and her team at Xplore were always ready to help. They were a…Feb 18, 2020

Xplore by Active Life, Myoko, Japan

  • Japanese Room with Ensuite Bathroom
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Japanese Standard Room with Sink

What’s around Xplore by Active Life, Myoko, Japan


  • In Madarao Mountain Resort
  • Madarao Kogen Ski Resort - 3 min walk
  • Tangram Ski Circus - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Myoko Kogen - 6.9 mi / 11.2 km
  • Joyama Park - 8.2 mi / 13.2 km
  • Togari Onsen Ski Resort - 11.4 mi / 18.4 km
  • Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort - 14.3 mi / 23 km
  • Ryuoo Ski Park - 16 mi / 25.8 km

Getting around

  • Iiyama Station - 17 min drive
  • Nagano (QNG) - 33 min drive
  • Myokokogen station - 37 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 61 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 8:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Ski-in/ski-out access
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Thai

In the room

Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Smart TV
  • Netflix
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room safe

Special features


Double Chuk Sports Bar - This sports bar serves dinner only. Happy hour is offered.

Izakaya Suru - This tapas bar serves dinner only. Open daily.

Food Hall - This family restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Xplore by Active Life, Myoko, Japan’s small print

Also known as

  • Xplore Active Life Hotel Myoko
  • Xplore Active Life Hotel
  • Xplore Active Life Myoko
  • Xplore Active Life
  • Xplore by Active Life Hotel
  • Xplore by Active Life Myoko
  • Xplore by Active Life Hotel Myoko


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Xplore by Active Life, Myoko, Japan

  • Are pets allowed at Xplore by Active Life?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Xplore by Active Life?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 9 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • What is there to do near Xplore by Active Life?
    Recommended spots to visit include Madarao Kogen Ski Resort (3-min walk) and Tangram Ski Circus (3.3 mi), along with Myoko Kogen (6.9 mi) and Joyama Park (8.2 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Xplore by Active Life?
    Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include ネギと粉飯山本店 (6.8 mi), 赤ちょうちん (6.8 mi), and そば処源 (6.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 28 reviews

Fair 4.0
A poor hotel not worth the money
Unfortunately there are a few bad things to say about this place. On, it advertises toiletries in the room but you don’t get any. There’s some shampoo and conditioner in the onsen but nothing like what Japanese hotels usually provide in rooms. There are no staff in the hotel at all after 7pm so if you need help after that time, you may struggle. The showers were 3 floors below our room (with the onsen) - we’d expect a shared bathroom to be on the same floor as the room, at the very least. Not sure why but the elevator and area around it smells like an engine room. There seems to be a cafe in the hotel but it’s not actually manned after breakfast so no coffee or other hot drinks are available after 10. Supposedly guests are meant to take snowboards etc. to the drying room in the basement and not walk through the lobby but people were constantly bringing wet equipment and snow covered boots through the lobby and staff didn’t seem to care. The hotel is advertised as ski in/ski out but it is not. You have to leave the hotel and walk 5-10 minutes up the road to the nearest ski lift. All in all, the hotel just feels like a slightly run down hostel for mostly young Australians - it’s certainly not an upmarket hotel. Breakfast wasn’t very good but it was complimentary so it’s hard to complain about it. The lobby area is the only place to relax in the hotel (outside of your room) and it can get quite cold. The wifi is
jp2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
an unexpected gem
had a wonderful time here, place was clean and social, great breakfast, close to the slopes, and service by Lisa and Stuart and the rest of the staff was so friendly and attentive. i particularly appreciated that the hotel can arrange pickups to and from the train station. the onsen is also a bonus. Madarao is a true gem and these guys will make sure you have the best time.
hk3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
All staffs are nice and friendly. The room I stayed was clean so I enjoyed the stay.
jp1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Xplore review
Great location, great staff. Lisa, Manager was so helpful. Breakfast was good. Hotel could use a bit of work, missing some things - ski rack at entry, drying room desperately needs work, no mini fridge or safe in room.
au10 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Boiler wasn't working and no one couldn't take a bath. Our room wasn't clean enough, tatami mats were too old. I prefer other Active life hotels.
jp2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
This hotel just renovated & opened under new management in Dec 2018. Rooms are nice, super comfy beds & staff are fantastic. Great location - only a 5 min warm-up walk to the slopes.
Ruth Clare, hk4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Moderao ski area
We had an amazing time there! The hotel was ran by a couple young Australian people who were great!! It was so nice to go to a hotel in japan and have people who spoke English easily! The food was westernized, which was amazing!!! The Onsen doesn’t fallow Japanese rules, they allow tattoos and you have to wear swimwear! 11/10. Totally recommend
Joshua, jp2 night family trip

Xplore by Active Life, Myoko, Japan

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