Inn Niseko is a budget backpacker-style accommodation right in the heart of the village. Situated next to the Family Run, it’s close to being ski-in/ski-out as well as being within walking distance to just about everything you’ll need in Hirafu. It’s not the fanciest accommodation in Hirafu, but that doesn’t matter right? You’re here to get first tracks in deep powder, and at Inn Niseko you’re first in line to do just that. This could be one of the world’s best value for money accommodation locations in the world – virtually ski-in/ski-out to what is quite literally the world’s best powder snow, but you’re paying backpacker prices. At Inn Niseko the staff are also super friendly and helpful, so while you’re not paying for concierge, you’ll get all the help you need for your holiday.
Inn Niseko Accommodation
Inn Niseko has dormitory-style accommodation on two of the three floors. The rooms are very basic, yet comfortable, with each room having a bunk bed, small table and a kerosene heater, as well as a small cupboard for storage.There is a communal shower area on the lower floor, while separate male and female toilets are located on the upper floors.
The lodge has a common dining area on the lower floor where guests can get together and chat about their epic day on the slopes. There’s limited ski and snowboard storage just inside the entrance.
Inn Niseko Location
Inn Niseko can be found tucked away off Hirafu-Zaka St, next to A-Bu-Cha 2. It’s just a short downhill walk and across the road to the Family Run – not quite ski-in/ski-out, but close!! There’s also a shuttle bus stop pretty much right out the front on Hirafu-Zaka St.
Being so central in the village you have some of Hirafu’s best dining practically at your doorstep. In fact A-Bu-Cha 2, one of the most popular restaurants in town, is right next door! There are also plenty of other options close by. The Seicomart convenience store is less than five minutes away of you need to stock up on a few supplies.
The best cure for aching legs after a hard day on the mountain is an onsen (Japanese hot spring bath) and luckily there are two within walking distance of Inn Niseko. Just below the lodge is The Vale, and short walk up the hill is the Hirafutei Prince Hotel, which has a fantastic outdoor bath that overlooks the Family Run.