Only a 1-minute walk from Zao Onsen Ski Resort, Zao Kokusai Hotel offers indoor/outdoor spacious hot-spring baths and Japanese-style rooms. Guests can refresh with a quick 10-minute massage at the lounge or request for longer massages in their rooms. A free shuttle is available from Zao Onsen Bus Terminal, which is also a 10-minute walk away.
Guests can choose to stay in Japanese-style rooms with tatami (woven-straw) floors or in Western rooms with beds and carpeted floors. A flat-screen satellite TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags are included in each. Yukata robes are provided for all guests and the en suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer.
A hot-spring bath can be reserved for private-use and guests can rent ski equipments for an extra charge. Local souvenirs can be purchased at the gift shop and karaoke rooms are available for enjoying the night.
A Japanese set-menu is served for dinner and a buffet is available for breakfast. All meals are served at the dining room.
Hotel Zao Kokusai is a 40-minute drive from Okama Crater and a 50-minute drive from Risshaku-ji Temple. Yamagata Airport is a 1-hour drive away.