Moorea Lodge - Niseko


Surf Skill

Beginner - Advanced

Star Rating


January, February, March, December


Moorea Lodge is located 5 minutes away from the Family Ace Chairlifts, and in the heart of Hirafu town. A skiers' day lodge, Moorea has evolved into a unique bed and breakfast offering three stories of lodge residences. Moorea Lodge could not be closer to the fun and excitement of Hirafu Village, offering immediate access to some of Hirafu's most popular restaurants and bars.
Quick Facts
    • Central Location
    • Great value
    • Free Wifi
    • Free Parking
    • Luggage storage

Just a five minute walk from the chairlift, Moorea Lodge is the perfect budget Niseko accommodation for those looking for comfortable rooms in Hirafu’s vibrant centre, just a stone’s throw from the town’s famous bars, restaurants, and main street.

Offering clean and cosy rooms in a variety of bedding configurations, this friendly lodge is the ideal way to enjoy easy access to the mountain and all the Hirafu hotspots without breaking the bank.

You will enjoy complimentary continental breakfast before each day out on the hill. The ultimate budget Niseko accommodation, Moorea Lodge also provides a coin operated laundry, access to a traditional Japanese bath house, and welcoming living and dining areas. Our resident ski instructor will be happy to give you a few pointers on the slopes, but book ahead, as he is very busy during peak season due to our close proximity to the ski lifts!

Get ready for fun-filled nights after your powder-filled days with our in-house bar and restaurant, open during peak season. This cosy little space has an authentic Japanese feel and is the best place to start your night out in Hirafu.


  • Breakfast included with all room types during peak season (21st Dec to 28th Feb)
  • In house Lodge Managers
  • Reception open from 8am to 11am and 3pm to 6pm
  • Coin operated laundry
  • Access to traditional Japanese bath house
  • Living and dining areas 
  • Restaurant and bar areas to socialise


Bedding is fixed as single beds in all rooms. Most beds are Western Beds. Some 3, 4 or 5 bed private rooms are loft style with 1 x single futon in loft upstairs.

  • 2 bed private
  • 3 bed private
  • 4 bed private
  • dormitory

All Rooms are with public bath & toilet & daily continental breakfast (for Peak Season only). Prices are in Yen. Please note: Moorea Lodge Niseko has a five night minimum stay during peak season.

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