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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I tagged along with a couple who knew Niseko well, and we got a 2 bedroom place for a week. This was their 2nd time to stay at Alpen Ridge, my first. I admit I'm a bit spoiled-- I really don't like carrying my skis around or walking around in ski boots for prolonged periods of time, and thankfully my...

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear misstlee, Thank you very much for your extremely thorough review of our accommodation, we are glad you enjoyed your stay! As you mentioned we are indeed only a short distance away from not only the Family Chairlift, but also surrounding commercial spaces such as the convenience stores, restaurants and more. We are also happy to hear you found our...

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice cozy place like my home. In fact, after we checked we decided to chill in instead of out for the day. All facilities in excellent condition. Well equipped kitchen, comfy beds, tv (wi BBC !) sofa etc ... we loved it

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear Julia T, Thank you very much for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are happy to hear that you found our accommodation to be well equipped and were able to relax after your check-in for the day. We take great pride in keeping our facilities in excellent condition as you mentioned, so...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I've stayed in this hotel on 3 separate occasions and keep going back for more. It's in a fantastic location with direct access out the front door to the ace family pair lift to start the day. It's also really handy to have a ski rental store in the basement located right near your ski lockers. The rooms are spacious,...

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear SMYTHTRIBE, Thank you for your very descriptive review of our accommodation, we are glad you have enjoyed your stays! As you mentioned, it is indeed very convenient to have the NBS ski school and rental/retail store located down on the ground floor level, with direct access to the ski lockers. We are also happy you found the apartments you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place is amazing when it comes to position. Having a young family really made it easy to get to the snow. I cannot recommend this place highly enough. We would love to come back one day. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear Leon S, Thank you for your review of our accommodation, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you mentioned when it comes to location, we are ideally situated right in front of the Ace Family chairlift and only a short distance from a variety of restaurants. We couldn't agree more with the benefit of this when...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My family of 5 people have visited Niseko for skiing a few times and have stayed in Alpen Ridge for the last 3 visits. For each visit, we stayed in Alpen Ridge from 4 nights to a week. We really like the place because the apartments are modern and very well equipped. The place is located right next to the...

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear HPY5, Thank you so much for your informative review of our accommodation, it means a lot to us! We are glad you enjoyed our modern and well equipped apartments, along with our ample sized ski locker room. As you mentioned, Niseko Base Snowsports is located on the ground floor within the apartment complex, making for easy access to get...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Second stay here. Ski holiday. Best location ever. Right opposite the Family Ace chairlift. Ski school and ski hire right downstairs, Apartments are big. Cafe downstairs if the kids are hungry. Close to the supermarket. Make sure spikes are worn when walking around in Niseko, floor can be a bit slippery. Will definitely stay again. In fact have booked the...

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear cch121431, Thank you for your informative review of our accommodation, we are always very appreciative of our return guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us again as well as the convenience of NBS ski school, rental & retail being located downstairs. We can definitely agree that the village at times can be icy and slippery so...

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed at Alpen Ridge in March 2016 and had a great ski in / ski out experience. The room was modern, warm and clean. The 2 person chair lift was sometime busy at peak times (eg start of ski classes), so best avaid if possible. There was no restaurant or bar in building, so need to trek out for...

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear BiggTrev, Thank you very much for your review of our accommodation. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you found your apartment to be modern, warm and clean. As you say, the Ace Family lift can get busy at times during the day but this can easily be avoided by catching the Grand Hirafu shuttle...

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Wake up seeing the beautiful Mt Yotei, look out you can see the snow boarders and skiers waiting to be the 1st on the slopes. Amazing view. The living space is big where all families, friends and kids can hang around the island for chats, drinks and play.

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear eugeniay2016 Thank you for your review of our accommodation, we are glad you enjoyed the amazing views that your apartment had to offer and being able to see the Mt. Yotei, a sight that isn't always readily available. As you mention, our apartments large living spaces do allow plenty of room for friends and families alike to hang out,...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This was a family vacation with plans have kids in ski school. The ski school is located in the bottom floor of the hotel. It is also right next to the first lift to take up up the mountain. So obviously, the located was the best for our vacation. Hirafu (Niseko) is a quaint older village that shows the character...

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear Alan-in-Honolulu, Thank you very much for your informative and glowing review of our accommodation. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed all which your apartment had to offer, including its modern well equipped kitchen. As you say the location is great, right next to Ace Family chairlift, an easy access point for the mountain. We take great pride...

London
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This was the first ski trip for the kids so, although Alpen Ridge is an expensive option, it seemed worth it for the proximity to the family lift and slope. That was definitely the right call. Nearly all you could ask for, NBS rental shop and ski school on the ground floor with direct access to the slopes, and ski...

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サマージャパン, Manager at Alpen Ridge, responded to this review

Dear rmonnington, Thank you so much for your generous review of our accommodation. We are glad you enjoyed your well equipped apartment and its many features, along with the accommodations ample sized ski locker room. As you say, there is also easy access to Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), Ridge Cafe, Fresh Cafe, Ace Family chairlift and the Family run. Although...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alpen Ridge offers guests the opportunity to watch your loved ones learn to ski, or return from their mountain adventures, right from your own balcony. The ski in ski out location of Alpen Ridge offers guests the very best in Western style luxury accommodation with access to the slopes right outside your door. The apartments are within two minutes of the heart of the village, close to the supermarket, bars, restaurants and onsens that make any visit to Niseko unique in the skiing world.Luxury in design, developed with care free living in mind and thoughtfully appointed with all modern appliances. For extra convenience, Alpen Ridge incorporates a Ski School, Ski Rental service, personal ski lockers, staffed reception desk and onsite management team aim to ensure your time in Niseko is enjoyed both on the slopes and off, relaxing in this truly unique property.A selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom Apartments and 3,4, 6 & 7 bedroom Penthouses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpen Ridge

Address: 193-7 Aza Yamada | Niseko, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0081, Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Abuta-gun > Kutchan-cho
Price Range: $401 - $2,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alpen Ridge 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All have great views but I personally love the ones with a view of Mount Yotei.”
  • Mount Yotei view from the Balcony
  • Living area 2 bedroom
  • Kitchen 2 bedroom
  • Bathroom 1 2 bedroom
  • one of the 2 bedrooms
  • Living/TV area 2 bedroom
  • Kitchen/Dining area 2 bedroom
 of 5 bubbles SMYTHTRIBE, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you can get/afford the ace family lift side, then do it.”
 of 5 bubbles 436leons, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Nestled around a cramped village, unless you are on a high floor, the views are nothing to write home about.”
 of 5 bubbles Alan-in-Honolulu, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Slope view is worth it”
 of 5 bubbles rmonnington, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Appartment over looking the access lifts was the bonus for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Cairnbrae, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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