Formerly the Niseko Prince Hotel, the Hilton Niseko Village was completely renovated in 2008 with new room decor and an upgraded lobby, which now focuses on the Flame Bar and Grill located in the center. A large central fireplace keeps this lounge area with its relaxed seating warm even in mid-winter, which makes it a good meeting spot, and their selection of specialty coffees and cocktails are sure to warm you up apres ski. There are also several restaurants and bars located on the upper floors, including Sisam Japanese dining, Pirka Teppanyaki (Japanese BBQ), Rera Sushi, Yotei buffet restaurant, Melt Bar and Grill and the Ezo pub. The rooms are modern and bright, although not especially spacious. This is made up for though by the amazing views, with the ski slopes on one side and Mt. Yotei on the other. The entire building is essentially a large stand alone tower with unobstructed 360 degree views of the entire Niseko area. It’s definitely worth trying to get the higher up rooms to take full advantage of this! The hotel features an on-site, quality onsen with both indoor baths and outdoor rotenburo. Locals often come here for an apres ski soak to ease tired muscles. There is also the on-site Wakka spa which offers massage and beauty treatments and a gift shop with selected high-quality items from local Hokkaido artists and craftspeople. The location is a little bit remote, and is probably best for those traveling by car. There is a large, free complimentary car par located on site and valet parking service. There is also a regular shuttle bus to the main village and other ski slopes outside of Niseko Village. One point to note; Niseko Village is the name of the company which owns the plot of land in the immediate area around the Hiton hotel, which includes the ski slopes, two golf courses, and the Green Leaf Hotel. It does not however refer to the Niseko area as a whole. This naming is prone to causing confusion. One of the key attractions of the hotel is the fact that it is a ski-in, ski-out location, with a gondola departing from the 1st floor, and well staffed pro shop on site. Ski rentals, tuning, instruction, etc. are all available on site. In addition, the two aforementioned golf courses and an extensive outdoor attractions area called Pure Activity center makes this a truly year-round resort hotel. Pure Activity center offers all sorts of activities from a tree walking course that features suspension bridges in the treetops, to a mountain biking track and inflatable bouncing castles etc. for younger kids. There are even hot air balloon rides available in season. This is the best all round, all-season hotel for family fun in an upscale setting.
Niseko, Abuta District, Hokkaido Prefecture 048-1592