US $767

Lower Hirafu – Chalet
3 Bedrooms

Tokubetsu is a stylish, modern chalet perched on a cliff edge with epic views of Mt Yotei.

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“Tokubetsu” is the Japanese word for special, a description which perfectly fits its namesake chalet perched majestically on the edge of the main village bluff. From that vantage point it enjoys sweeping and spectacular views of iconic Mt. Yotei and the valley floor below.

Sleeps: 6 guests (8 max)
Size: 200m²
Built: 2014


Mt Yotei Views
Ski-Slope Views
Family/Kid Friendly
Ski Locker/Drying Room
Walk to Restaurants

Walk to Cafe
Walk to Bars
Walk to Onsen
Business/Study Room
Guest Lounge room

On-Site Laundry
On Village Shuttle Route
Free Parking
Welcome Centre Transfers

Tokubetsu is built above the Escarpment Estate on the cliff edge of Lower Hirafu Village. The chalet features large floor-to-ceiling windows to allow for sunlight to flood the interior with warmth and natural light as well as offer a front row seat to watch the local birds in the silver birch tree tops just beyond the glass.

The slick modern styling combined with the unparalleled views make this 148sqm chalet a perfect retreat for a family vacation or a group of close friends. Broadband internet is included and a private garage means guests can accommodate a vehicle. The ground-level bedrooms share a bathroom, with full bath and separate toilet. The top-level bedroom has an ensuite and separate toilet to also service the living areas.

The sleek, minimalist-style black and white kitchen with gleaming appliances flows through to expansive living areas with fireplace, floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors opening to an expansive balcony from which to enjoy the winter panorama. A separate laundry is located on the ground floor level.


  • Daily Rubbish Collection
  • Mid-Clean/Linen Change Every 7 Nights
  • Private Entrance
  • Centralised Heating
  • Mt Yotei Views
  • Forest Views
  • Village Views
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Balcony
  • Phone (free local calls)
  • Slippers
  • Drying Room
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Business/workspace
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Plasma/LCD TV
  • Mp3 Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Dining Table
  • Oven
  • Gas Cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Nespresso Coffee Machine
  • Coffee Machine
  • Coffee/Tea/Milk/Sugar on arrival
  • Rice Cooker
  • Cutlery + Plates
  • Cooking Utensils (extensive)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwashing Powder
  • Dishwashing Detergent
  • Western Bedding
  • Ensuite x 1
  • Study Space
  • Closets
  • Hangers
  • Alarm Clock
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Japanese Washlet Toilet
  • Towels
  • Body Soap
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shared Bathroom



the first bedroom is located on the first level. Next door is a shared bathroom with bath and separate toilet. The bedroom sleeps up to two guests, bedding is either 1 king double or 2 single beds. There is a small study desk, and a door that opens onto a terrace with gorgeous views of Mt Yotei.

2 guests
1 double or 2 singles
Approx 16m²


The second bedroom is next door to the first, on the first level. Two beds can be arranged as either 1 King double or 2 single beds, and the room sleeps two guests. This room connects to the first bedroom via the expansive terrace.

2 guests
1 double or 2 singles
Approx 16m²


The third bedroom is the master bedroom, located on the second floor. Two guests can sleep on either 1 king double or 2 single beds. There is a spacious closet and large windows looking out over the expansive upstairs balcony. En-suite to the bedroom is a bathroom with shower. There is also a separate toilet which doubles as the shared bathroom for the upstairs floor.

2 guests
1 double or 2 singles
En suite with Shower
Approx 19m²


On the first floor there is a small study with a sofa and study desk. There is a small television. The room can transform into a fourth bedroom, with two futon style beds laying out on the floor.

2 Guests
2 Single Futons
Approx 15m²



Tokubetsu’s location on the edge of the main village bluff ensures peace and quiet but with unobstructed views of Mt Yotei and the valley below.


The chalet is a healthy walk to the ski lifts and convenience stores but the shuttle bus, with a stop only 3 minutes’ walk, offers an excellent alternative for those wanting to wave their energy for the slopes. The inclusion of a garage and means guests can accommodate a hire vehicle.


Tokubetsu has bars and restaurants within a couple of minutes’ walk and the shuttle bus and vehicular options ensure ready access to the convenience stores and additional restaurants and bars.

Need to Know


  • Extra futon: ¥5000 pp/night
    (children 4 and under no charge)
  • Cot/highchair/gate set: ¥5000/stay
  • Baby bath tub: ¥2500/stay


  • Minimum nights:
    Peak: 5 (Dec 14-Jan 5 / Jan 23-Feb 2)
    Shoulder: 4 (Nov 23-Dec 13 / Jan 6-22 / Feb 3- Mar 15)
    Low: 3 (up to Nov 22 / from Mar 16)
  • Check in: 3 – 8pm
  • Check out: 10am


  • We offer the best rates online
  • Rates include government tax and services (some other websites add this at the end)
  • Rates quoted in Yen (JPY)
  • 50% deposit due at booking
  • 50% balance due 60 days before arrival
  • Pay by credit card / PayPal / bank transfer
  • See our full terms and conditions

Please note all information provided is representative and subject to change. If there are features or services that are imperative to your stay, please contact us before booking.

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