Hanazono is Niseko United’s easternmost ski area and is a base for a variety of off-mountain winter activities. From snowmobiling and cat skiing to snow tubing and guided snowshoeing tours, Hanazono is famous for its wide, open bowls, tree runs, terrain parks, and long, groomed runs with easy access to backcountry gates.

Boasting a huge range of outdoor activities for nature lovers, families, and thrill-seekers alike, Hanazono has easy access to river rafting, kayaking, cycling, a Kids Indoor Adventure center, and much more. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the 18 hole golf course whilst taking in the spectacular view of Mount Yotei.


There are a number of accommodations available in the area around Hanazono resort. There are many chalets and houses available in the surrounding forests which are just a short distance from the resort. It is possible to walk to the resort from many of these accommodations, however, a rental car is recommended in many cases. The largest accommodation is the Park Hyatt; a luxury mountain retreat  located next to the base chairlift. The hotel features eleven restaurants, lounges and bars, spa and onsen facilities, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, concierge, and much more. We recommend considering all accommodation options in the Hanazono area when making your booking. New hotel Nikko Style Niseko Hanazono is scheduled to open in December 2024.


Indulge your culinary senses at one of Park Hyatt’s eleven restaurants, lounges and bars featuring cuisine from around the world. Casual dining options are located directly opposite the Hanazono #1 chair lift at Hanazono Edge, Hana 1 Cafe, and Hanazono 308. During summer the Hanazono Golf Clubhouse offers a variety of Japanese and western dishes.


Hanazono resort operates a free shuttle bus every twenty minutes throughout the day between Hirafu and Hanazono and is also serviced by the Niseko United bus. Park Hyatt offers a shuttle between Hirafu, Hanazono, and Kutchan. Taxis are available from Kutchan JR Station which is located less than 10 minutes away.











Backcountry Access



Hanazono Green Season


Annupuri features a large skiing area with access to famous powder bowls. The village area features a number of different accommodation types suitable for all travelers.


Niseko Village

Niseko Village lies in the heart of the Niseko United ski area, nestled between Annupuri and Grand Hirafu. It offers a huge variety of year-round activities.

Niseko Village

Niseko Tokyu Grand Hirafu

Hirafu is the biggest village in Niseko offers the largest and most diverse selection of accommodations. There are also many restaurants and nightlife venues.

Niseko Tokyu Grand Hirafu