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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in an 01, one bed apartment in winter peak season. It was warm, comfortable and full of gadgetry. The Eco cleaning was sufficient every other day emptying bins, replacing essentials and changing towels. The view from our 01 apartment up the mountain was picturesque. Check-in and check out was efficient and swift. All in all a very good...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in January- family with 3 kids, in a 2 bedroom unit. East tower, ground floor, unit 101. Unit was spacious, lots of natural light, lovely bathrooms, extra toilet, great kitchen- we cooked dinner most nights. Although we didn't have the views of the upper floors it was great not having to wait for the lift or take the...

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Renaud T, Hotel Manager at Yama Shizen, responded to this review

Dear Haybarr, Thank you very much for taking the time to give your feedback about your stay at Yama Shizen. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the apartment at its best with your family. The new mini-supermarket in Hirafu, just a short walk away from Yama Shizen, certainly is a great addition to the village this winter. I am...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Yama Shizen East. Compared to other places we stayed at (e.g. Ki Niseko), Yama Shizen is really spacious and a true "apartment" with a proper kitchen, big bathrooms and ample storage space. The rooms are bright and efficiently laid out. The living room easily fits a few families for an after-ski get-together whilst the kids run around...

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Renaud T, Hotel Manager at Yama Shizen, responded to this review

Dear 888Hongkonger, Thank you very much for taking time writing such a nice review about your stay. I am glad to hear the apartment and our service made your stay enjoyable. I am also very happy to hear you enjoyed the morning coffee from the Yama Shizen Coffee Spot run by Sprout, the most famous coffee shop in Kutchan. I...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the three bedroom apartment with views towards Mt Yotei, stunning to wake up to. It was an easy walk up to the slopes and with Niseko Central offering valet ski and boot service, the trip home was great as you could walk to town and shop and the excellent stores. Yama Shizen is modern, fastidiously clean, safe for...

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Renaud T, Hotel Manager at Yama Shizen, responded to this review

Dear Katherine B, Thank you very much for your review and comments regarding your stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed all the facilities of Yama Shizen with your family and also the convenient location close to the slopes and restaurants. We will keep working hard to improve our services and look forward to welcoming you and your family...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 4 adults and 2 children in a 3 bedroom and it was perfect. Very clean and well designed. The drying room is also very handy. The kitchen has everything you need to cook your own food. Small things like the number of hooks for your ski gear is very handy. Because it is managed by Niseko Central you...

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Renaud T, Hotel Manager at Yama Shizen, responded to this review

Dear Ubangy, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a nice comment about your stay in Yama Shizen. I am very glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. The Niseko Central Ski Valet is indeed an exclusive and free service to all our Guests. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed its convenient location...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Niseko for 12 years. Yama Shizen has been our favourite 3 bedroom apartment. We loved being able to ski home and leave all our gear in the secure lockers in our building However, this year the access has been cut off and we are no longer able to ski home. We have been allocated locker...

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Dear Ann, Thank you very much for your continued support and your review of Yama Shizen. The shortcut access to the slopes was not available this winter due to the recent construction work next door. We are talking with our neighbors and the Town Council to get this path back for next winter but had to close the access this...

倶知安
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Yamashizen is the one of well designed condominiums in NISEKO area.Yamashizen locates in Hirafu ski village.All services and functions are in Hirafu.It is quite easy to get to some restaurants and ski rentals,super market and nice cafe.Their concierge staffs are helpful.It is the best choice for Ski holiday and Summer holidays.

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Absolutely loved this accommodation! Very pricey but you are paying for a short walk to Grand Hirafu. You can leave your skis and boots at the ski concierge at the ski lift which is a real bonus. You can shortcut through but looks like lots of building going on so would check how far to walk if new buildings are...

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Greg T, Hotel Manager at Yama Shizen, responded to this review

Dear Kylie T, Thank you for choosing Yama Shizen and HT Holidays for your holiday in Niseko and also for your review. I am pleased to hear you and enjoyed the accommodation and our Ski Valet service. The main walking track to our Gondola Ski Valet was not available last season due to construction next door and we expect that...

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We had a wonderful stage at Yama Shizen and with HT Holidays. The accomodation was clean, spacious and modern. The staff were polite and helpful. The extra bonuses of the ski valet service offered by HT Holidays was great as even though it is only a short walk to the gondola it meant not carrying our skis up and down....

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Greg T, Hotel Manager at Yama Shizen, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you for choosing us for your stay in Niseko and taking the time to write a review of your stay. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed Yama Shizen and our HT Holidays service. I look forward to welcoming you back to Yama Shizen, or one of our other properties on your next stay in Niseko.

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Our trip was organised wonderfully well by Steve Kelso at Niseko Ski Tours who we cannot thank enough - he listened to our requirements and provided us with superior customer service that resulted in a fantastic family holiday. We arrived at Niseko late on Sunday evening where we were greeted by Evan from HT Holidays and escorted to our beautiful...

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Greg T, Hotel Manager at Yama Shizen, responded to this review

Dear Turners23, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your visit to Niseko-Hirafu and also taking the time to write such a detailed review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed Niseko and the service we provided. I will pass your kind feedback to all the members of staff you kindly mentioned. It was pleasure having you stay...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Bistrot Le Cochon
Bistrot Le Cochon
Cuisines: French, European
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yama Shizen has 39 apartments, ranging in size from Studio Rooms to 3 bedroom Penthouses. It is ideally located in upper Hirafu Village, with excellent access to the slopes, shopping, hot springs, and all the best restaurants. Designer interiors, contemporary architecture and the latest in alpine materials, Yama Shizen offers superior levels of quality, comfort and privacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yama Shizen

Address: 185-6 Yamada, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0081, Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Abuta-gun > Kutchan-cho
Price Range: €152 - €804 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Yama Shizen 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Hokkaido Tracks Holidays Niseko Hotel Kutchan-Cho
Yama Shizen Japan/Hokkaido - Kutchan-Cho
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kutchan-cho
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“All seem OK. With construction slated for the uphil landplot, you are perhaps better off with a downhill-facing apartment”
 of 5 bubbles 888Hongkonger, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“they are all good, just different views”
 of 5 bubbles 843katherineb, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose Mt.Youtei View side”
 of 5 bubbles herohokkaido, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upper level rooms have good views , either the slopes Mt Yotei .”
 of 5 bubbles X1786KHjohnb, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms no. x01 & x02 face the ski slope.”
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