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Yama Shizen

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   185-6 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0081, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Lovely 3 bed apartment with several bathrooms. Excellent location near chair lifts. Close to many good restaurants and coffee shops. Ski drying room downstairs and a small cafe. Great balcony with hot tub. Big kitchen to cool meals etc. Would recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

We had a good stay. The hotel offers free pick up and drop off service from the train stations. Helpful staff, a washing machine and dryer in your room, good location and close to bus stops, spacious accommodation and decent breakfast. This place seems to have a good combination of everything. On a clear day, you may see mountain views... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed for two nights in a studio. Everything was good and the staffs were very helpful. The room has a decent size, bigger than average Japanese hotel rooms, and well equipped. It's good that they have English channels so we could have sth to do when it's cold outside. Hotel offers shuttles to all key transportation... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Stayed in Yama again this year and was not disappointed. Great ski in location, new cafe in lobby for the early coffee, ski room and drying room really good. Apartment large, very well appointed and spotlessly clean. Also a great upper village location. Will definitely be back there. Snowfall of 3+ meters over the 2 weeks we were there was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We booked the penthouse with the outdoor jacuzzi in January with 7 people. It was unbelievable, we lived like royalty the whole time we were there. There was nothing better than returning from a day of skiing for a spa. The cost when split between 7 was very acceptable when compared to hotel accommodation for the same number. Close to... More

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Johor Bahru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

It has everything that you need even though i have already prepared my own from detergent to dish washing liquid. Even hangers are provided at laundry area in the event that you need to wash clothes that cannot be dried in the dryer. The only complain i have is the bed is not comfortable. You can feel that it's time... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Accommodation itself, cannot criticize anything, big bed, nice shower, very comfy room. Friendly staff. Only thing is the walking distance to the slope not as close as advertised, however perfectly acceptable.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

The place is fully equipped with all the things you may need and want in your own home. It's just a short walk to the ski base but I won't recommend carrying your ski uphill. Many restaurants and shops within walking distance, so close to everything. Great place for family and friends. Will be back soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I was in Yama Shizen last December with some girlfriends on skiing trip to niseko. As usual we choose HT holidays as staff are very helpful and friendly. We been using HT holiday a couple of time, as they never disappointing us at all. The apartment is new and zen. We love the place except location may be a bit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

7 guys stayed at Yama Shizen Apartments in Niseko Hirafu in February. We found the facilities modern and clean and within a 10 minute walk of the ski valet. Our apartment was on the 6th floor with elevator access. We had 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and a well appointed kitchen. This apartment also had an outdoor Jacuzzi on the... More

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Address: 185-6 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0081, Japan
Location: Japan > Hokkaido > Abuta-gun > Kutchan-cho
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Yama Shizen 4*
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Also Known As:
Hokkaido Tracks Holidays Niseko Hotel Kutchan-Cho
Yama Shizen Japan/Hokkaido - Kutchan-Cho

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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The Yama Shizen complex comprises 39 apartments in two buildings. Completed in 2007 (West Building) and 2008 (East Building), Yama Shizen is also the home to Hokkaido Tracks Holidays. ... more   less 
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