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170-248 Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0081 Hokkaido
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Even as the snowflakes start to fall, adding powder to the slopes outside, Kimamaya Boutique Hotel remains toasty-warm; a cocoon upon the mountainside. Kimamaya is the Japanese word for ‘be yourself’ and here, you can do just that. Jazz music floats through the homely Living Lounge as your bare feet press against the timber flooring, and all that’s left to worry about is which wine you’ll sip as you laze by the fireplace. The vintages served here come from a vineyard owned by the family of Nicolas Gontard, who renovated this nine-room retreat to help guests get closer to the beauty of Niseko, one of Japan’s most popular ski resorts. But Kimamaya Boutique Hotel’s mountain location isn’t only appealing in winter. In the summer and fall, pristine trails and mountain biking tracks snake through the surrounding pine forests.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
Free shuttle or taxi services
Baggage storage
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Hot spring bath
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, Japanese
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Leanne Damaso wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia9 contributions8 helpful votes
I think the fact this is our 6th time staying at this gorgeous hotel says it all. Thanks to Peter and your team for yet another wonderful stay -particularly loved the team running the breakfast and Barn - great service and beautiful food.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Aus_Noushka wrote a review Dec 2019
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia19 contributions20 helpful votes
I stayed with my 16 year old daughter for a week. Peter and Hiruka could not have been more helpful or accommodating. They anticipate your every need, and meet it and more. All advice regarding ski hire, restaurants, shopping, travel, transfers was spot on.....and reinforced by the people we met along the way. As a Lord of the Rings fan, it was like staying at Rivendell.....a wonderful homely (and beautifully stylish) home away from home.... Perfect
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Trish_East wrote a review Apr 2019
Singapore, Singapore143 contributions88 helpful votes
This is my second time at Kimamaya and we still love it. Apart from the comfortable rooms, the onsen, the perfect location (just a short walk to ski rental, restaurants, Main Street, the pickup/drop off whenever you go around town), the best thing(s) about Kimamaya are really Peter and Haruka. My husband ended up injuring himself on the first day of skiing and the service they provided was unparalleled. They ensured he had what he needed and was comfortable at all times. Truly thankful to them for making what was an unfortunate experience a much more bearable one. Couldn’t rate this place more highly
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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An_Anonymous_Person wrote a review Mar 2019
London5 contributions
I stayed at Kimamaya with a group of friends in February for a week, booking out several rooms. I can honestly say that I have never had a skiing holiday like it before, the attention to detail of everything is amazing and the staff are just exceptional... I really didn't want to leave and will go back there in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
The Halfpenny Ogges wrote a review Mar 2019
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia11 contributions8 helpful votes
We have grown kids, have travelled a lot, are picky. But the Kimamaya may be the most perfect hotel, dollar for dollar, we’ve stayed in. Among the bland, expensive concrete blocks now studding Niseko it has loads of charm, personality and a quiet luxury. The rooms (which have Apple TV) are smallish but sexy, the bathrooms equipped with high end toiletries, the beds huge and comfortable. Breakfast is a la carte as well as buffet at the adjoining restaurant, which does a great steak at night. There’s a drying room for your ski stuff and when you’re having a drink in your provided felt slippers in the lounge, there’s a feeling you’re in someone’s fancy but most welcoming private home. Even with all that, it’s the service which sets it apart. Before our arrival, guest relations manager Haruka booked restaurants (vital), ski lessons and transfers, and each day our private onsen-like stone bath was drawn at exactly the appointed time. The hotel driver was always standing by to drop and collect us from the slopes (you’re given a phone to call when you’re ready.) The location is the best in town too. As we told manager Peter when we left, for six days we felt we were the only guests because the attention to detail was so meticulous. Kimamaya is a rarity. Don’t stay anywhere else.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimamaya by Odin
Which popular attractions are close to Kimamaya by Odin?
Nearby attractions include Niseko Kids Club (0.3 km), Mick's (0.2 km), and Boot Solutions Niseko (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimamaya by Odin?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Kimamaya by Odin?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kimamaya by Odin?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimamaya by Odin?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimamaya by Odin?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bombay Sizzlers Niseko, Bar Gyu, and Kamimura Restaurant.
Does Kimamaya by Odin have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kimamaya by Odin offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Kimamaya by Odin have airport transportation?
Yes, Kimamaya by Odin offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kimamaya by Odin?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.