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Trailside Chalet

Free Wifi

Summer BBQ 

Nearest chairlift 2-minute on shuttle bus

Free Parking

Ski shuttle 80m from the front door

Walk to restaurants & bars

A spacious stand-alone chalet on the outskirts of Hirafu, set over two stories. Trailside Chalet is a 12-minute walk to the Family chairlift in Hirafu or two minutes on the ski shuttle.


Enjoy views of Mt Yotei and Mt Niseko Annupuri from inside the chalet. And the open plan living and dining room is a great space to relax and socialise at the end of the day.


The chalet has everything you need to cook your own meals in the kitchen. To make things easier you can order a breakfast basket or groceries delivered to the chalet.

This chalet can host a maximum of 6 guests.


Bedroom: 4 beds

Loft room: 2 futons


Dining and living room (combined)

Large bathroom


Laundry + drying racks (powder provided)

Car parking space.

Ski/Snowboard dry room storage

Coffee & tea provided

Closest shuttle bus: Kita Kabayama (2min to Hirafu chairlift).

Closest chairlift: Family Chair

The kitchen includes a rice cooker, kettle, toaster oven, stovetop, fridge/freezer, utensils, pots, pans, plates, bowls.

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Direct Booking Benefits

WHY is this important?

Direct Bookings are very important for small accommodation businesses. Your payment fully supports the service provider, without a significant % commission going to a tax-avoiding multinational OTA (online travel website). Direct bookings are bookings made through our website or via email or phone. We truly appreciate your support, and will be delighted to provide exclusive direct booking benefits to our loyal customers

  • Lowest possible rates - we will beat any other advertised rates

  • All taxes and charges are included in our website prices (NO HIDDEN FEES)

  • Free pickup arrival and departure transfer during winter from "Hirafu Welcome Centre" the closest airport bus station (3pm-10pm; 7am-10am) not available for bookings made from other websites or OTAs

  • Multi-night and monthly discounted rates available


Summer BBQ

Relax and enjoy the great outdoors in Niseko. BBQ packages are available for your summer stay at Trailside Chalet (May - October).

We organise everything: bbq table, chairs, delicious food, coal, grill, bbq plates, sauces and cutlery - shade cloth and weather protection also available.

Our meal packs focus on exclusive, locally sourced meats and fresh seasonal vegetables from the farms for you to grill. Nothing beats the flavour of charcoal cooking!

The Chalet

1 Bedroom + Loft open style room

The bedroom has 4 single beds with extra space for a futon if needed, just outside the main bedroom is the loft room, which is open style and can have up to 2 rollaway beds made up for guests.

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Loft bedroom

Living room, kitchen, toilet & bathroom

Trailside Chalet living room
Chalet Kitchen
Chalet Toilet

Getting here

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Location:   Hirafu Kabayama (near Lupicia patisserie & restaurant)

Nearest Airport Shuttle Bus Stop: Hirafu Welcome Centre*

Ski Shuttle Stop: Kabayama North - 2min to Hirafu -  (Niseko United Shuttle)

Train Station: Kutchan Station (then taxi, or bus to Kabayama Kita bus stop directly outside)

Parking: Free parking available, in winter please pre-book with us.

Google MapsGet Directions

Address: 58−33 Kabayama, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido, Japan, 〒044-0078.

Contact Guest Services:


Phone: +817047984593 (find us on Whatsapp/Line/WeChat)

Hirafu Welcome Centre to Lodge:  3 minute taxi, or take the free Hirafu shuttle bus

* Book directly (not through an OTA) to get a FREE pickup transfer during winter from Hirafu Welcome Centre to the chalet, meeting your airport bus arrival (3-10 pm) and departure. (7am-10am).

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