The Hakuchozan is a luxury chalet in the heart of Hirafu Village in Niseko on Hokkaido in Japan. The chalet is ideal for large groups or families looking to experience Japanese skiing with exquisite surroundings, attentive service and spectacular views.
At a Glance
Great location in Hirafu Village where restaurants, bars and onsens are within easy reach
Private driver service to whisk you to and from the ski lifts
Efficient personalized and attentive service
Chalet manager, butler, driver and chef to cater to every need
Ideal for groups or family gatherings
Spacious accommodation for up to 16 guests
Be sure to try sparkling Sake - it's really good and a little easier on the palette!Scott Dunn team
Make sure to try their homemade afternoon cookies – I’m still dreaming about them!Anna Chaplin
Treat yourself to a glass of wine after a long day of skiing up on the balcony with views overlooking Mt Youtei!Anna Chaplin
Accommodating up to 16 guests this chalet features a 'Man-Cave' bar and a games room along with a large open living room with wood-burning fireplace and a jacuzzi deck complete with firepit. With a chalet manager, butler, driver and chef to cater to every need guests can really kick back, relax and experience all that Hakuchozan and Niseko has to offer.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast in the morning then let the private driver whisk you to whichever ski lift or ski resort you have decided on that morning. Collected by the driver after your day's skiing an ideal way to relax is to sit back in the outdoor jacuzzi, drink in hand, soaking in the amazing views from Mount Yotei.
The spacious living area with its panoramic views leads on to the terrace through folding doors to the outdoor jacuzzi and firepit where guests can chill after a hard day's skiing and gaze at the views of Mount Yotei. The terrace also has an infrared barbeque where guests can sample the delights of the Hakuchozan Wagyu steak from the owner's signature recipe.
Kids and adults are kept entertained with the 'Man Cave' bar for the adults and games room. The chalet is also equipped with the latest BOSE sound system throughout the house, and loaded with family entertainment from karaoke to mah-jong to poker to AppleTV.
The private driver service makes access to skiing easy and hassle-free with the nearest ski lift just 1 minute away in the 10-seater van. Apart from the incredible snow, Niseko also has an up and restaurant scene with specialties including fresh seafood and quality farm produce. From Michelin Star restaurants to quaint family run cafes, Niseko has a range of culinary delights to be experienced such as traditional izakaya, sukiyaki, udon and shabu-shabu amongst its delights.
Hakuchozan offers accommodation for 16 in seven spacious en-suite bedrooms including a bunk room with two sets of bunk beds.
Airport transfers, breakfast and apres-ski canapes are included and the private chef is available to prepare bespoke dinners including Hakuchozan's signature barbeque and Shabu-Shabu nights. Alternatively, the location of Hakuchozan means the many restaurants and bars are within easy walking distance and the area offers many culinary delights.
Hakochozan has multiple luxurious living and entertainment areas.
|Man Cave and Bar||
The Man Cave and Bar features a championship shuffleboard table and outdoor smoking patio.
Guests have free access to the Vale Onsen
Great for the kids, this games room has an Xbox and a championship Bonzini foosball table.
The outdoor jacuzzi is on the terrace with spectacular views of Mount Yotei.
Niseko is made up of four ski areas – Annupuri, Niseko Village, Hirafu and Hanazono which are interlinked and covered on one ski pass. The lift system is a little more antiquated than other international resorts, but it's the backcountry that people really come here for, with the majority of skiers opting to take a guide.
There are plenty of other activities on offer which mainly center around the snow, include deep powder cat skiing, snowbiking, snowmobiling, reindeer rides and tubing.
Location & Directions
When to go
The main ski season runs from the end of November through to Easter. January - April sees the highest snowfall and the lowest temperatures will be felt in February when it can reach -7 degrees.