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Niseko Hanazono Resort

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Address: 328-1 Iwaobetsu, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0082, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 136-23-0103
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Description: Hanazono Niseko is located in the southwest corner of Japan’s northernmost...
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 vertical kilometer of stunning powder snow in the winter, and an unprecedented variety of activities during the rest of the year including golfing, watersports, MTB, eco-trekking and more.
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Great Option for Beginners

We'd rank Hanazono and Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area at the same level, after Grand Hirafu. Hanazono has wide slopes that a beginner would crave for to practice their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
EruditeTravels83
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Cairns Region, Australia
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A sampler section to the main hirafu ski area, only the one restaurant and it's always very busy. The skiing area is not for beginners, th r only green run is very narrow with steep drop offs at the top, the lower end of the green run is perfect for beginners but you still have to make it there.

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Satoshi_Nagai, マネージャー at Niseko Hanazono Resort, responded to this review

Hi EruditeTravels83! Thanks for posting your comment about Niseko HANAZONO Ski Resort! Yes, you are perfectly correct that we do have some narrow & steep sections within our green runs. Those sections is a great step-up challenge to our guests advancing from their practice runs at the Hanazono Bowl. Thanks again for your comment and we hope to see you... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We'd rank Hanazono and Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area at the same level, after Grand Hirafu. Hanazono has wide slopes that a beginner would crave for to practice their turns, yet still has the same variety of slope as Annupuri. The perfect place to condition my knee after skiing rigorously at Grand Hirafu so we spent a few days at... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Hanazono, an option when you reach the top of the niseko gondola is worth exploring. It's not the biggest snowfield in the world, but the pistes that they have are good fun. Red to the right, and black to the left, basically, but they are all good runs that are pretty quiet, allowing you the opportunity to just chill in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

But don't ski thereafter. Both a true Hanozono experience.ski hard in the morning and retire for a meter high beer and a very tasty crab ramen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The free shuttle took us here from our hostel so the transport is very convenient. It's a one stop shop for ski activities. They also had lessons available and gears for purchase and rental. My cousins enjoyed the tubing activity since we don't really ski. They also have this huge restaurant with glass windows so you can see or watch... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

As someone with intermediate skiing skills, I really enjoyed the Hanazono area because it was less crowded, and had slightly more relaxed green runs than the Hirafu area. The lifts were quick and often had no lines to wait in, even when Hirafu was packed. It seemed that they had lots to do for kids as well. I found the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Hanazono runs were brilliant. Away from the busy Hirafu area, you can sometimes find yourself owning an entire run. The part of the Hanazono resort area is definitely the views!! Absolutely breathtaking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

As a complete newbie to snowsports, I found this place extremely beginner- friendly. Took 3 full days of lessons from NISS - they were great. Rented from Niseko Sports at Hanazono 308 - which provides the facilities to lock your skis+poles at the centre. If one is into a quiet holiday and early night after a day of skiing, staying... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The green runs at Hanazono are wide and there are quite a few options to choose from. My friends who just learnt to snowboard found Hanazono to be the most beginner-friendly slope. Doesn't offer too much of a challenge for advanced boarders though.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Since we were a party of eight, 6 of whom had never skied in their lives we headed out to Hanazono our first day in Niseko. We had a van at our disposal so getting there was 15 minute ride. Hanazono has the bunny slopes and Conveyor mats starting with very easy to a medium short slope and Conveyor of... More 

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Address: 328-1 Iwaobetsu, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0082, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 136-23-0103
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Abuta-gun  >  Kutchan-cho

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