Lodge Scole (Yamagata City, Yamagata)

Lodge Scole
Yamagata City, Yamagata
ロッジ スコーレ (山形県 山形市)

Lodge Scole is a Western-style lodge in the central area of Zao Onsen village, Yamagata Prefecture. It is close to the slopes of the famous ski and snowboard resort. Pets - especially dogs - are welcome at Lodge Scole.

Lodge Scole
Type Lodge / B&B / Pension / Inn
General location Less than 400m from the Sky Cable gondola at Zao Onsen
Nearest ski lift Less than 500m
Rooms & capacity 12 rooms
Bedding Western style beds
Style of toilets Western style
Bathrooms All rooms use shared bathroom facilities
Tatami mats No
Internet access Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the accommodation
English speaking? English speaking staff are available
Smoking policy Lodge Scole is a non-smoking accommodation
Pets policy We love pets, especially dogs, and we invite you to include your furry family members during your stay. House trained dogs only please. Please ask for details.
Guest Rooms
We offer 3 styles of rooms:

A type Twin Rooms feature 2 beds, a shower, sink and TV (a 3rd bed can be added)

B type Lofted Rooms feature 2 beds downstairs and a 3rd futon bed in the loft, a couch, a sink and a TV (a 4th bed can be added)

C type rooms feature classic European ski chalet style bunk beds and can sleep up to 5 people
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Lodge Scole, Yamagata, Yamagata
Lodge Scole, Yamagata, Yamagata
General Facilities

Home bar with fireplace; cosy standing bar

Jacuzzi bath featuring fresh water mountain drawn from a well. (Staff will be happy to recommend nearby onsen hot spring bathing facilities)


Powder room

Locker room

Dry room

'Woodpecker' restaurant

The Dining Room:
Meals at the Lodge Scole are a unique and delicious experience. Both traditional Japanese and western style meals are available.

The Lounge:
A roaring fire and comfortable seating await you after a day’s skiing. A satellite connected movie screen TV with English stations, a DVD player and card games and toys are also available.

Our in house 'Woodpecker Bar' offers you the chance to try or re-acquaint yourself with Japanese sake.
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Single use add 1000 yen.
All rates exclude tax and service charges.

With breakfast and dinner:

Children`s rates - 0-3yrs olds free; 3-6yrs 50%; 6-12yrs olds 80%.

1week (7nights)
52,500 yen(Ctype)
66,500 yen (B type)
69,000 yen (Atype)

2weeks (14nights)

98,000 yen (C type)
112,000 yen (B type)
125,000 yen (A type)

1 month (30 nights)

210,000 yen (all types)

With breakfast only:
Children fees are the same price as adult.
(0-3yrs free, no meals)

1 week (7 nights)

35,000 yen (C type)
45,000 yen (B type)
52,000 yen (A type)

2 weeks (14nights)

70,000 yen (C type)
90,000 yen (B type)
104,000 yen (A type)

1 month (30nights)

156,000 yen (all types)


1 week over stay addtinal per night fee
A type: 9,500 yen
B type: 8,500 yen
C type: 7,500 yen


(Fri, Sat, Sun, Bank holiday)
(1 night w/2 meals)

13,000 yen (A type)
11,500 yen (B type)
9,000 yen (C type)

**New yrs week
(1night w/2meals)

13,000 yen (A type)
11,500 yen (B type)
9,000 yen (C type)

B&B weekday only

7,500 yen (A type)
6,500 yen (B type)
5,000 yen (C type)

Bed only week day only

6,500 yen (A type)
5,500 yen (B type)
4,000 yen (C type)
Payment: Cash
Credit Card (Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa)
Bank Transfer
Lodge Scole is located in the central area of Zao Onsen in Yamagata Prefecture. Zao Onsen is accessible by the Tsubasa Shinkansen (bullet train) service, airplane, and highway bus. For more information about each mode of transportation please see our website.
By Train
17.1km from the Yamagata Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line
16.1km from the Kaminoyama Onsen Station on the Ou Honsen Line
17.1km from the Yamagata Station on the Ou Honsen Line
The main Yamagata Station is 18km from the lodge and there are bus services from the station to the resort.

A public taxi service is available between Yamagata Airport and Zao Onsen Bus Terminal.

Please ask us for more details.
By Car
11.9km from the Yamagata Kaminoyama IC on the Tohoku Chuo Expressway
17.9km from the Yamagata Zao IC on the Yamagata Expressway
Nearest national route: 11km from Route 13
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 21
Parking is available for 10 vehicles
Lodge Scole is about 18km from the Yamagata Zao IC exit of the Yamagata Expressway. The Yamagata Kaminoyama IC exit on the Tohoku Chuo Expressway is about 12km.

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Lodge Scole is located in spectacular Zao in Yamagata Prefecture.

The Ojima family have been welcoming people here since 1974 when they first opened Lodge Scole after enjoying a visit to the Alps in Europe.

Just a short walk from the Lodge, you will be ready to head out onto a variety of great scenic slopes. Or, put on your cross-country skis and head out to ski various woodland trails.

Our Lodge in Zao is your home away from home and awaits you with warmest hospitalities.
accommodaton Accommodation Name Lodge Scole
Please mention SnowJapan.com if you make contact!
telephone Telephone (within Japan) 023-694-9320
Telephone (from overseas) (81)-23-694-9320
Send direct email lodge-scole@lodgescole.com
Official website http://lodgescole.com/index_e.html
address Postal address Zao Onsen 746
Lodge Scole
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Latest report posted on Sunday 7th May 2017
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