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Hanazono Resort is mainly for beginner and intermediate level Skier

The resort has only about 3 runs (Lift) and considered to have the least Ski runs among the 3... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Singapore, Singapore
This not bad

We had better places but this is not bad. Far from central Hirafu. The crowd is less and not much... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
New York City, New York
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Hanazono Niseko is located in the southwest corner of Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido, 850km north of Japan's capital city Tokyo. Niseko Hanazono Resort lies 1000 metres below the spectacular peak of Mount Niseko-Annupuri, offering you one...more
328-1 Iwaobetsu, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0082, Hokkaido
+81 136-23-0103
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The resort has only about 3 runs (Lift) and considered to have the least Ski runs among the 3 resorts (Hirafu, Annupuri and Hanazono). A green (beginner), a short black runs between an intermediate runs (Red) slope) back to the Hanazono Resort area from the...More

1  Thank yeenkee2018
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had better places but this is not bad. Far from central Hirafu. The crowd is less and not much restaurant selection choice.

Thank simplyfyhammer
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We went here early this year and stayed over in Hirafu for a week. Every morning we jumped on the early shuttle bus to Hanazono and payed the extra to get some fresh powder snow on Strawberry fields before anyone. It was worth it. Then...More

1  Thank TokyoLara
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My teenager and me took private lessons with Shintaro-san for three days and really learned a lot. My teenage son was ahead of me by day 2 and at the end of the 9 days of skiing, was going down the red and black runs(Hirafu)...More

2  Thank EmilySG2015
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Family friendly ski resort with plenty of activities for kids. We went skiing, did the snowmobile tour, had fun at the tube park and at the end of the day, just played around in the snow with the kids! Facilities are great and the dining...More

Thank acl2260
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favourite ski resorts in Niseko. There are park areas for beginners which are loved by children. You can access the Grand Hirafu slopes from the top of the mountain. However, there is only one cafeteria type restaurant at the bottom...More

Thank capykyu
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

For those who have never skiied before in their life (like us), it’s recommended to go to Hananozo resort as the slopes are less steep and there are more flatter surfaces for you to automatically brake. Recommended to get a teacher so that you’ll learn...More

1  Thank 578adelaj
Reviewed 12 March 2018

There are so many places that you can find untracked pow pow. Just be sure to wear a helmet and ski amongst the trees to your hearts content. You will never tire skiing here and you can avoid the crowds

1  Thank PHDSydney_Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We visited here two days amazing powder. Some fantastic tree and deep powder runs. We got an all mountain pass.

Thank Cassie R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Strawberry fields and gates 3,4,5 are where its at if your looking for trees, views and deep powder runs. There's plenty of side country here that's close the lifts and doesn't require long hikes out You don't need to register to leave the resort area...More

2  Thank doubleswan
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24 November 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nmk70 , I could guarentee that Hanazono will be well and truly open by then , the skiing will be awsome and although I dont use the terrain park i am sure it will be open , I myself chase the powder runs through the... More
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Response from Farah A | Reviewed this property |
Niseko Prince Hotel Hirafutei is not far from the Hirafu Welcome Centre, which is where the free skibus shuttle to and fro Hanazono is located. It comes approximately every 20 minutes. It's a 15 minutes journey, probably... More