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Niseko Village Japan, newest budget Accommodation Hooting Owl Lodge offers a fantastic location for ski and snowboarding holidays in the Niseko ski area. Budget accommodation only minutes from the lifts, be one of the lucky ones to get first tracks.


  • 13 meters average snow fall per year
  • Mountain pass valid from 8.30am till 8.00pm
  • Some of the lightest and driest powder snow in the world
  • Bed and Breakfast for a budget price
  • Minutes to the lifts (walking distance)
  • Bus stop 30 meters from the front door
  • Great views of Mt Yotei and Niseko ski fields
  • Communal kitchen
  • Caters for groups of 2 to 16 people
  • Budget accommodation in Niseko
  • Western Breakfast included (rotating menu)
  • Western style rooms 

Hooting Owl Lodge is located in the northern island of Japan, Hokkaido. The lodge is located in Niseko Village aka Higashayama in the Niseko United ski area, which is famous for its deep powder snow. Niseko is approxamanly 3 hours from the Chitose Airport and from Sapporo which is the Island’s largest city and the capital.

Niseko is renowned worldwide for its dry light powder snow. In recent years it has become a popular ski and snowboarding destination throughout Asia and particularly with the Australian, New Zealand and Canadian markets. With 13 meters average snow fall, it is no wonder.

Hooting owl Lodge is a warm and friendly place to stay on your ski snowboarding holiday while in Niseko. It is ideally situated in the middle of the Niseko United ski area in Niseko Village. The area has access to Grand Hirafu, Annupuri and Hanazona via the connecting lift system as well as the well serviced bus links.

The lodge is newly refurbished and has large western style bedrooms and boasts great views of Mount Yotei as well as a nice out look over the silver birch forest. The lounge area is the place to relax after a day on the slopes where you will be able to kick back and sink into the mountains of cushions and feel at home. The lodge also has a separate TV room where there is a selection of DVDs, Wii games as well as satellite TV.

Included in your stay at the Hooting Owl lodge is a cooked western style breakfast every morning, you will also have access to the kitchen where there is a guest fridge and cupboards so you can store your shopping. The kitchen is open for all guests to use, so if you don’t feel like going out to one of the many restaurants in the area you can cook your own meals. If you don’t feel like doing that you can always arrange for the in house chef to cook a meal for your group or grab a prepared meal which are always available for your convenience.

The Lodge is run by a friendly team of Australian and bilingual staffs that are here to ensure all your holiday needs are met. We can arrange lift passes, lessons, gear hire, restaurant bookings, massages, onsen tours (natural hot springs), backcountry tours, car hire. Just about anything you may need while on holiday in Niseko.

If you are looking for a great place to have your next skiing holiday or snowboarding adventure Hooting Owl Lodge Niseko Village Japan is the place to visit. Fresh tracks and great snow, along with budget accommodation and fantastic hospitality is what you can look forward to. Come and experience the famous deep powder snow of Niseko Japan.