Gondola Chalets - Niseko


Surf Skill

Beginner - Advanced

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January, February, March, December


Situated just below the Hirafu Gondola House, Gondola Chalets provides the winter sports enthusiast with unsurpassed access to the world-famous powder fields of Niseko. With beautiful views of Hirafu Kogen ski field, Gondola Chalets have one of the most enviable locations in Hirafu. These brand new 4 bedroom / 3 bathroom apartments combine spacious living with luxury finishing's.
Quick Facts
    • Excellent location in upper village
    • Walk to the lifts
    • Modern lodging
    • Great for groups
    • Complimentary WiFi

Gondola Chalets cater to those seeking premium accommodation in an unrivaled location. Nestled in the heart of Niseko and only one minute wander to the famed Niseko-Hirafu Gondola, Gondola Chalets are sixteen family sized lodgings designed to create the ultimate skiing holiday.

Come prepared to immerse yourself in a natural wonderland filled with waist-deep powder, beautiful mountain landscapes and deep pine-ridden valleys. Niseko’s internationally acclaimed ski facilities would require weeks of adventuring to conquer, so come equipped to explore.

Nightfall brings a vast array of sights to see, food to gorge on and culture to engross yourself in. Take a stroll to a range of local and international restaurants, a traditional Japanese Izakaya (pub) or a Karaoke bar.

Gondola Chalets combine modern architecture and state of the art facilities to ensure your every need is met when you head home from the mountain each day. A perfect environment to entertain or unwind, Gondola Chalets have been designed with a whole-hearted family holiday in mind.

The fit-out of each Gondola Chalet has been specifically designed to cater to the needs of the entire family. Let the teenagers and children retreat away while you entertain from the comforts of your own private chalet.
Think of clean, modern finishes and facilities combined with all the comforts of home. Upon returning to Gondola Chalets, you can expect to find yourself instantly unwinding after each action-packed day on the mountain. Sink into a lounge with a book, absorb the magnificent views or fire up the stove to prepare for guest’s arriving for a Japanese inspired home cooked meal.
Come ready to entertain, relax or just hang out with the family, as Gondola Chalets is the perfect environment for your holiday in Niseko.
3-Bedroom Townhouse
Gondola Chalet 3-bedroom townhouses offer the capability to sleep 6 guests, with each bedroom being assisted by a bathroom.
The 3-bedroom townhouse offers a kitchen and dining area and ample living space with views out to the resort, ski hills and majestic mountain forests.
4-Bedroom Townhouse
The 4-bedroom townhouses are situated just below the Niseko Hirafu Gondola, meaning you are just a short wander to the action on the mountains.
With the ability to comfortably sleep 8 people, the 4-bedroom townhouse is the perfect option for larger families or parties.
On the upper level of the townhouse you can entertain in the kitchen, dining and living areas, with views sweeping out to the mountains. Wake up surrounded by snow covered trees in the master suite, which contains it’s own ensuite.
Downstairs are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, creating ample space for the whole family.
For an additional charge of 2,500 yen per night, a futon can be provided to accommodate a 9th person. Bedding can be arranged as doubles or twin beds on request.
Surf & Other Activities
Winter Activities
If you should ever tire of hitting the slopes, it may be time to explore the multitude of other activities available right out of Niseko. Embrace the winter weather and engage in an adventure that will get your whole family on board. For further details, just request booking information from the Gondola Chalet concierge staff.
Rest, relax and rejuvenate in a traditional Japanese onsen and enjoy the feeling of cleansing and soaking your body after a great powder day. Onsen is an authentic and natural way of healing your mind, body and soul. There are a number of onsens within minutes walk of Alpen Ridge.
Niseko has an abundance of restaurants, bars, shops and tours available. Onsens are a must when visiting Niseko, where you can relax with the locals and take in the serenity. Day tours to Sapporo, including the Annual Ice Festival, the seaside city of Otaru, or some cultural activities within Hirafu allows you to have a broad holiday experience.
Take a day trip to the nearby cities of Sapporo or Otaru - the former being the site of the 1972 Winter Olympics and home to the annual Yuki Matsuri (Ice Festival).
Mountain Guiding
Discover Niseko’s legendary hidden and un-tracked powder with an experienced guide!
Snow mobile and Snow Cat Adventures
Shinsetsu Mountain Guides have the power to take you deep into Niseko’s breathtaking backcountry terrain, to places where your ski’s never had a chance of reaching. A snowmobile or snow cat will not only guarantee you an action packed journey, but also an opportunity to absorb the beautiful natural surroundings. Professionally guided tours operate over Niseko’s untracked mountain ranges, powder fields and through the majestic Silver Birch forests, all from the comfort of your heated snow mobile. Tour routes will vary depending on the flexibility and experience levels of your group.
Cross Country Skiing
Try something different and go on a scenic journey through Niseko’s nature trails.
Indoor Rock Climbing
Indoor rock climbing is an activity that will shelter you from the chilly winds outside, but still offers a physical challenge. Niseko Adventure Centre welcomes all ability levels to this fun and rewarding activity. Remember to stop in at Jojo’s café upstairs before you leave, their famous cheeseburgers will be the perfect reward for a hard day’s work.
Trekking on foot through the Niseko backcountry is described as a truly beautiful and physically satisfying experience. This is an opportunity to absorb natural surroundings whilst traversing a magnificent mountainous landscape. Enjoy the joy of powder snow without the need for ski or snowboard expertise.
All tours are accompanied by a fully qualified guide.
Snow rafting
Snow Rafting & Tubing in Niseko can give those looking for a quick thrill over lunch everything they need. Go and try it next time you take lunch.
Winter horseback riding
Take the family out for a fun gallop on the backs of these gentle animals. Let the horses break the trail as you take in the scenic Niseko landscape. We would be happy to line you up with a fun day out winter horseback riding.
Other Surf Experiences