Beautiful panoramic views of Mt Yotei and Mt Annupuru await at Ki Niseko, a luxury resort hotel situated in the ski village of Hirafu. With ski-in-ski-out facilities and wide selection of restaurants and bars at your doorstep, this resort is s perfect place to discover Niseko, famous for its soft powdery snow in Japan and the rest of the world.
Designed by renowned Hokkaido architect Koichi Ishiguro, the resort has an eco-friendly design theme which draws energy from natural onsen hot springs. With wall-to-wall glass windows, the sleek and contemporary Japanese minimalist rooms maximise natural light and offer awe-inspiring views of the village. Rooms are fitted with luxury amenities and even Jinbei, a Japanese style hotel wear.
To complete your Japanese experience, bask in a hot spring onsen with mineral-rich water – a great way to unwind at the end of the day.
With a thick blanket of snow during the beginning of the year and temperate weather from June to September, winter and summer are both great seasons to stay in Niseko. During the snow season, you can indulge in a variety of snow sports including toboganning and snowshoeing, while summer time offers a range of activities like cycling, rafting, and hiking.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Niseko into a greater Japan holiday. Take a look at Cityscapes to Snowy Slopes as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Ki Niseko Information
- Location and Getting There
Ki Niseko, an alpine retreat mingling rustic charm and Japanese modernity, is located in the charming village of Chirafu, a 2 to 3 hour drive from Hokkaido Airport. Directly on the slopes, Ki Niseko is a superb ski-in ski-out option.
Ki Niseko offers both hotel rooms as well as condo complexes. Each room are spacious, carefully designed and offer great views and can confortably accommodate a family of three. For a more homely sojourn, Ki Niseko's 1 and 2 bedroom condos come decked with kitchen, dining facilities (including washer/ dryer and dishwasher) and entertainment systems, ideal for 2 to 5 guests. In addition to super views over Mount Yotei, the Penthouse boasts 4 en-suite rooms welcoming up to 12 guests, including a room for children.
- Ski valet
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar, 1 café
- Massage facilities
Niseko' powder is legendary and perfect for all sorts of winter sports: skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and much more. The dining scene is superb and savouring the local delicacies is a must. Though renowned for its powder, Niseko is always a great destination in the summer where hiking trails are abundant.
Children are welcome. Baby-sitting services can be arranged