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Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

Skiing in Niseko is incredible, but finding a convenient and affordable place to stay is often a headache. Visitors looking to stay somewhere other than an expensive chain hotel should look into Niseko Grandpapa Lodge. Located in the lower village of Mt. Hirafu, this lodge is a great place to stay any time of year.

  • Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    The first thing visitors will notice about the lodge is its beautiful exterior. Like many buildings in Hokkaido, the Grandpapa Lodge has a distinctly European feel. The inside of the lodge is the kind of place that people dream of curling up in for the winter. The wood interior, with its cozy couch and fireplace, is a great place to relax with other guests on a cold evening. They also have a game room, so guests can play darts or foosball.

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    Niseko Grandpapa Lodge has three room types guests can choose from. There’s the standard room, which can accommodate up to five people. The Japanese-style room features tatami mats and floor seating, for a more traditional feel. The Japanese room comes with futons, but they can also exchange these for Western mattresses by request. Lastly, there’s an en-suite room for those who would prefer to have a private bathroom. The other rooms require guests to use communal facilities. The prices for all the rooms are quite affordable, with prices from 5,500 yen to 16,000 yen.

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    There are a lot of things to do in the area other than skiing, and Grandpapa Lodge lists several recommendations on their website. The staff at the lodge are also very helpful and more than willing to give guests directions and recommendations. One great way to unwind at the end of the day is at the Yukoro onsen, which is right around the corner from the lodge.

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    Stay at Niseko Grandpapa Lodge

    For food, Niseko Grandpapa Lodge has a few options. Every morning at 8am guests can enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast. For an evening meal, guests can make reservations to enjoy a fondue set. The fondue set comes with Gruyere and Emmental cheeses and an assortment of vegetables, meatballs, bread, and dessert. From May to October, guests can also rent a table at their BBQ house. 500 yen per person gives guests access to a grill and dishes, but guests should visit the local butcher or grocery store to buy meat in advance.

    The neighborhood surrounding the lodge also has a lot of options for guests. Right behind the lodge, there’s a local pizzeria called Yummy’s Pizza with a unique take on European-style pizza. Next door, there’s a Japanese restaurant that serves up home-style Japanese cuisine, so guests can enjoy an assortment of noodle and rice dishes, as well as grilled meat. For guests wanting to grab a drink after dinner, there’s Bar Gyu+, known for its cocktails and warm ambiance. Down the road, The Barn offers guests a combination of haute cuisine and wine for a more upscale dining experience.

    With its amazing location and comfortable atmosphere, Niseko Grandpapa Lodge is a great choice for travelers wanting to enjoy “the Aspen of Japan.” Getting to the lodge is easy as it’s only about 10 minutes away from Hirafu Station. The lodge also offers great tips for public transportation through the town. For the price and convenience, this location is second to none.

    Niseko
    Address
    Hokkaido, Niseko-cho, Abuta-
    Phone
    ニセコペンション グランパパ
    Address
    163,Hirafu,Niseko-Kogen,Kucchan-machi,Abuta-gun Hokkaido
    Phone
    0136-23-2244
    Onsen No Yado Yukoro
    Address
    Hokkaido Abuta Kutchancho Yamada 163-53
    Phone
    0136233434
    Yammies
    Address
    Hokkaido Abutagunkucchanchou Yamada 170-174
    Phone
    0136212239
  • Giyu
    Address
    Hokkaido Abutagunkucchanchou Yamada 167-21
    Phone
    0136231432
    Hirafu
    Address
    Hokkaido Abuta Kutchan-cho
    Phone
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