Owashi Lodge

Niseko Grand Hirafu, Hokkaido

A mere two minute walk from the main quad lift, Owashi Lodge is a backpacker’s hostel designed to
cater for the modern independent skier and boarder. A combination of small private rooms and great
communal spaces gives guests the option to relax in quiet comfort or party with fellow snow enthusiasts.

Owashi Lodge is more than just great rooms at great prices. We can help you with many of the other
mountain services you might need: ski equipment hire at discounted rates, all resort lift passes and
loads of information about the many other activities available in Niseko.

  • Bar
  • Pool table, Darts x 2, table tennis
  • Free WiFi internet access & 2 shared public computers
  • Vending machine
  • Coin operated washing machine and dryer with washing powder available
  • Commercial grade guest kitchen
  • Food store room
  • TV / DVD room
  • Linen, doona & pillow provided
  • Ski, snowboard storage & drying room Wax table and wax Iron is available at drying room
  • Hair-dryer available at reception
  • Daytime reception desk with night warden
  • Rooms cleaned with linen change after 7 nights
  • Daily cleaning of common areas / bathrooms
  • check in 14:00 / check out 10:00

Bunk Room accommodating 2-3 guests

The majority of our rooms are single bunks which sleep two adults giving maximum comfort and privacy
for backpacker accommodation.

We also have ten rooms with a double bed base and single bed top bunk which are perfect for couples
travelling with children


Rates from 4,200 yen per person per night in 2 bed bunk rooms

DatesRates for accommodation only
23rd November - 6th May4,200 - 7,800 yen per person per night

The room may be shared with other guests.  Single guests would want to book both beds will be charged
for both beds.

Double Bunk Rooms can be occupied by two parents and one child (12 & under) at the same rate. Some
concession to room sharing may be made subject to prior discussion.


Dorm room accommodating up to 6 guests

Rates from 3,700 yen per person per night in 6 bed dorm rooms.
DatesRates for accommodation only
23rd November - 6th May3,700 - 6,600 yen per person per night

Please note: the 6 Person Dorm Room will be shared with other guests.  



  • closest chairlift - the main quad lift in Grand Hirafu - 2 mins walk
  • mountain shuttle bus - 2 mins walk
  • bus stop - 1 min walk
  • train station - Kutchan - 15 mins drive
  • restaurants & bars - 1 min
  • supermarket - 10 mins drive
  • childcare - 2 mins
  • rental & lessons - 1 min

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Mountain Statistics

Height 1200 m   % Snowboarders 40
Max snow last year 305 cm   % Skiers 60
No. of runs 30   % Beginner runs 40
No. of chairlifts 16   % Intermediate runs 37
Snow park yes   % Advanced runs 23
Childcare yes      


Resorts close by Niseko Village Ski Resort, Niseko Annupuri Ski Resort
Closest train station Kutchan - 20 minutes by bus
Closest bus staion Hirafu Daiichi Chusyajo - 0 minute 
Closest town Hirafu Village
Closest major city Otaru
Closest international airport New Chitose Airport
Official resort web site http://www.grand-hirafu.jp/winter/en/index.html
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