Always Niseko

For excellent value just outside the main Hirafu Village of Niseko, we recommend you consider staying at Always Niseko. This chic hotel offers a high-end ski experience without the high-end price tag.  Boasting high speed WiFi, a spacious drying room and hotel rooms with choice of size and mountain views, it really is a good choice for your next Hokkaido ski holiday.

With its serene Kabayama setting, on the outskirts of Hirafu in the direction of Niseko Village, Always Niseko is positioned just a ten-minute stroll from the restaurants and nightlife of Hirafu centre. Additionally, the resort offers a winter shuttle service and is conveniently situated along Niseko’s primary bus route. Guests can fuel up on the daily breakfast buffet and of an evening enjoy a lively social atmosphere at the on-site cafe and bar.

Accommodation Details

Always Niseko has modern hotel rooms available in various configurations to accommodate all types of ski groups. Whether you’re seeking Mt Yotei views or adjoining rooms, there is a space that will suit your party’s specific requirements. Interconnecting rooms are available on request, please discuss with your Snowscene travel specialist.

Always Niseko offers a selection of accommodation:

  • Zen Room Resort Hotel (for up to 2 guests)
  • Standard Niseko Room (for up to 2 guests)
  • Superior Niseko Room (for up to 2 guests)
  • Yotei Suite (for up to 4 guests)


Elements Restaurant:  For those seeking a spot to relax, socialize, or savor authentic Japanese cuisine, the on-site restaurant at Always Niseko is the perfect choice. Hokkaido-born Head Chef, Kaihatsu San, prioritizes locally sourced ingredients and serves affordable and delectable set meals for lunch. In the evenings, the restaurant transforms into a laid-back dining and bar area, featuring Japanese winter fare such as Potato Udon, a must-try local specialty, as well as Japanese Tapas like Gyoza and Karaage, perfect to enjoy alongside a few drinks.

Grocery Packs:  Pre-arrange for set grocery pack to be ready in your apartment for your arrival. There are 2 standards of grocery packs to get you started when you arrive, especially helpful when arriving late into Niseko.  Please talk to your Snowscene travel specialist to arrange.

Niseko Dining:  Niseko boasts a wide variety of restaurants serving everything from Western cuisine to traditional Japanese. Dining in Hirafu gives a fabulous insight into the local cuisine of Niseko and the regional delicacies of Hokkaido. The region is famous for its abundance of high-quality, locally-grown fresh food. Visitors to Niseko will be impressed with the quality and variety of options available, which range from upscale European fusion restaurants to quiet neighbourhood eateries.  Our Snowscene Dining Guide can be found on our Niseko Ski Resort page, click here.

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