Owashi Lodge

Niseko Grand Hirafu

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.

 Owashi Lodge has it all...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 receptiion, daytime reception desk with night wardeno, rooms cleaned with  linen change after 7 nights, daily cleaning of common areas / bathrooms,

Check in 14:00 / check out 10:00


24 hour front desk
Bunk beds
Communal kitchen for guests use
Drying Room
English Speaking Staff
Equipment rental
Internet access available
Licensed bar on premises
Ski and snowboard lessons
TV lounge area
Tour bookings
Western style rooms
Wifi available


Private 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. Double Bunk Rooms can be occupied by two parents and one child (12 & under) at the same rate. 

Rates from 11,200 yen per rooom, accommodation only

December from 11,200 yen per room per night
January & Feburary from 15,600 yen per room per night
March from 9,000 yen per room per night


Dorm room accommodating up to 6 guests shared with other guests

Rates from 4,000 yen per person per night in 6 bed dorm rooms.

December from 5,000 yen per person per night
January & Feburary from 6,500 yen per person per night
March from 4,000 yen per person per night



  • 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
Niseko Grand Hirafu is one of the resorts located in the Niseko area. Niseko consists of four resorts, Niseko Grand Hirafu, Niseko Hanazano, Niseko village and Niseko Annupuri which are all connected at the mountain top. Niseko Grand Hirafu is the most famous for snow and apres activites. it aso has all the necessary services such as English ski and snowboard schools, CAT skiing tours, backcountry tours which are all perfectly set up for international travellers.
There is huge variety of modern western style accommodation to ensure your stay is more than comfortable.
The best way to get there is fly into Sapporo (New Chitose Airport) and catch the ski bus from the airport directly to Niseko Grand Hirafu, which takes about 2 hours 40 minutes. After bookiing your accommodation with us we will send you all travel indormation to make transit form the airport an easy and enjoyable experience.