With Zao Hotsprings Ski Resort reachable in 1.9 miles, Forest Inn Sangoro provides accommodations, a restaurant, a garden, a shared lounge and a terrace. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property.

Skiing and cycling can be enjoyed nearby, while a bicycle rental service and ski-to-door access are also available on site.

The nearest airport is Yamagata Airport, 24 miles from the lodge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Forest Inn Sangoro has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 20, 2014

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)



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Room Type
1 full bed
10 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there parking available overnight at the base?
    Please use Chuo ropeway parking in winter season. You can park cars in front of our hotel in summer season.
    Answered on 17 April 2021
  • Hi! Do you have yukata or any sleepwear available for to wear in the hotel?
    We are sorry. We don't have any sleep wears.
    Answered on 28 April 2022
  • Can people with tattoos ur the public bath?
    Yes, they can.
    Answered on 23 August 2021
  • Is your hotel pet friendly? Mid-size Shiba inu. Thank you!
    Yes. Pets are accepted in our hotel.
    Answered on 17 April 2021
  • Where can I park my car on Feb 14, 23 and how much does it cost?
    You have to ride on Chuo Ropeway to come to us so please park your car at the parking of Chuo Ropeway. One night ¥1,000.
    Answered on 10 December 2022
Area info *
Amenities of Forest Inn Sangoro
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
  • Skiing
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Forest Inn Sangoro takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 4:30 PM


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Forest Inn Sangoro accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In the winter season (from November until May), roads near the property are blocked due to snow. Guests arriving via car can park their vehicles at Zao Onsen Skiing Ground (additional fees apply) then use the central cable car or sky cable to reach the property. The central cable car station is a 5-minute walk from the bus terminal.

The property offers shuttle services from certain stations for an additional fee. Please note that shuttle services may not be available depending on the weather.

The property offers a free shuttle service from the Central cable car and sky cable stations at the top of the mountain. Please contact the property for more details.

Please inform Forest Inn Sangoro of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 2512

FAQs about Forest Inn Sangoro

  • Room options at Forest Inn Sangoro include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Family
    • Studio

  • The prices at Forest Inn Sangoro may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Forest Inn Sangoro is 1.4 miles from the center of Zaō Onsen.

  • Check-in at Forest Inn Sangoro is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Forest Inn Sangoro offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Pool table
    • Skiing
    • Bicycle rental