Located a 1-minute walk from the Onsen Station on the Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Center Plaza offers a free shuttle service to/from Zao Onsen Bus Terminal and free Wi-Fi access throughout the property. Heated rooms feature an en suite toilet, a flat-screen TV and an electric kettle. All rooms come with Yukata robes, a green tea set and free toiletries. Bathrooms are shared with other guests. At Center Plaza Zao Ryokan, guests can rent/store ski equipment on site and purchase discounted lift tickets. After a long day outside, guests can relax in the indoor/outdoor hot spring baths. At a surcharge, guests can also karaoke or get a massage. A Japanese-style dinner and breakfast, featuring Yamagata’s fresh produces, are served at the Restaurant Fressegasse. JR Yamagata Train Station is a 30-minute bus ride from Zao Onsen Bus Terminal. Guests can access the Nakamori Ski Slopes within a 1-minute walk or take the aerial lift located a 6-minute walk from the property to get to the Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort. The property is also within a 25-minute drive from Nishi Zao Park.