Kimamaya by Odin

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Niseko, Japan

Lean back, put your feet up in front of the roaring fire, and grab that glass of Merlot. It’s time to unwind after a day out on the slopes in this gorgeous little boutique hotel.

Set in the middle of Niseko Hirafu, Japan’s renowned ski wonderland on the northern island of Hokkaido, Kimamaya by Odin has the intimacy of a private chalet with the service and facilities of a hotel. It’s within walking distance to Niseko’s bars and restaurants, but also has a great restaurant of its own. Kimamaya also offers a range of excellent massage therapies to sooth sore muscles after a full day of skiing.

This exquisite nine-bedroom hotel has charm, comfort and perfectly captures Niseko’s unique alpine atmosphere.

Lightfoot Travel loves…

“The wooden (moku) or stone (ishi) spa tubs in the hotel’s very own private onsen.”

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.

Kimamaya by Odin Information

Location & Getting There

Set in the middle of Niseko Hirafu, Japan’s renowned ski wonderland on the northern island of Hokkaido, Kimamaya by Odin is a 2.5-hour drive from New Chitose Airport in Sapporo.


This hotel provides 9 exquisite bedrooms. Alphine Rooms accommodate 2 adults in each, with two single beds and a rain shower canopy in the ensuite bathroom. The Lofts accommodate 4 adults (plus one child if required), and feature an in-room mezzanine, its own living corner with sofa and table.


- Spa
- Massage
- Living lounge
- Gear rooms
- Dining: 1 restaurant


The property offers easy walking access to Hirafu’s restaurants, bars and onsens. Winter sport activities are the main pull at Niseko, where even first-timers can try their hand at skiing or snowboarding. After a day on the slopes, relaxing in a onsen is a pleasurable experience. In the summer, Niseko is a great holiday destination for hiking and alphine walks.


There are facilities and ski slopes set up especially for kids.

Kimamaya by Odin Price Guide

2 out of 5

Notes on our prices

Kimamaya by Odin Testimonials

Hi Elgin

The holiday was magical, we all loved seeing the snow and wrapping up warm. Kimamaya was exceptional and the owner and manager could not have done enough for us, so hospitable and welcoming.  The kids loved the kids room and my husband loved the in house Onsen. Out of all the ski lessons the Go Snow ones were the best for kids, well kitted out, friendly and included a good lunch if staying all day.  We enjoyed the food and Peter the manager booked all our meals. It was a wonderful family holiday.

Many thanks


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