Aspara Lodge:F.A.Q

Is it ok to leave my luggage in lodge before check in/after check out to go for skiing?

Yes, We keep your luggage for you during you skiing before going home.

Do lodge help me to make a booking for bus transfer for Hirafu(Niseko) -Chitose air port?

No, sorry we don’t, but you can book it via our website. See bus bookings please.

How many free shuttle do lodge provide for guest to get lifts every morning?

4-5 runs every morning during 8am -9am. We may do earlier shuttle if good powder day.

How far / How long to get ski resort / lifts from lodge?

It is only 1 km and take 1minute by car drive to get.

Do lodge sell drinks and snacks?

Yes, we sell some beer, drinks, chocolate, potato chips, 2minute noodle etc at reception.

Do lodge provide a tune-up gear for the guest?

No, sorry we don’t. We only provide a space for doing it, please bring your own gear for tune-up.

Is there any of parking lot outside of lodge?

Yes, there is a huge space for car to park in front of entrance door.

Is there any of Onsen(hot spring) near lodge?

Yes, there is couple places near lifts. It take 1 minute car drive to get.

Is there any of super-market to buy grocery near lodge?

No. Super-market is located in Kutchan town(K-town) which is 20 minute car drive to get from lodge.

Is there any of convenience store near lodge?

Yes. There are 2 stores such as Seicor-mart and Lawson. Seicor-mart is located near lifts.

Is there a laundry in lodge.

Yes, JPY200 each time to use include washing powder soap.

Is there any of restaurant near lodge?

Yes, there are 2 restaurant near lodge. More restaurant is located near lifts, recommend to use taxi that is only cost you about JPY800 one way to get there from lodge. Taxi is running until 2am in the morning to back home.

Is there any of rent-a-car shop in Hirafu(Niseko)?

Yes, there are 3 shops in Hirafu.

Is there any other ski resort near Niseko?

Yes, there are 2 more ski resort such as Rusutsu and Kiroro. Rusutsu is only 45 minute car drive to get and great powder snow too. We provide a day trip package tour for Rusutsu include bus transfer and lift ticket.
It cost only JPY6,700 per person and bus depart at 8:30am at Hirafu and return back to Hirafu at 5:30pm.