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Situated in the foreigner-friendly Upper Hirafu Village, the magnetic Suiboku 3-Bedroom Penthouse is the perfect Niseko accommodation for your luxury vacation and family holiday in Hokkaido. Comprising Loft 9 and 10 of the distinctive 10-loft Suiboku, the Penthouse matches steel, industrial design of Western influence with calming Japanese aesthetic for a harmonious combination of warmth, urbanity, luxury and comfort. It contains interesting features such as granite Ofuro baths, Mushiro straw-mat rugs, down futons, Nara oak floors and bamboo screens coupled with Western- and Japanese-style bedrooms and especially, panoramic views of Mount Yotei and Hirafu Village. Visitors will receive dedicated concierge services and exclusive ski services at this self-contained apartment. Suiboku Hirafu is just meters away from local landmarks, popular spots and ski lifts in Hirafu as well as various high-end restaurants and bars.
With the maximum occupancy of 7 people, Suiboku 3-Bedroom Penthouse provides both modern and Tatami-style bedrooms. The master bedroom comes with a spacious king-size bed and a glass-walled en suite with a beautiful Ofuro bath. The second bedroom has the configuration options of one king or two twin beds, whilst the third bedroom is equipped with two Japanese futons (you can add one more futon for a fee). These two bedrooms share a large bathroom with fabulous rain showers. After a day full of activities, you will have a wonderful rest with comfortable bedding, faux fur blankets and pillows as well as cozy Tatami futons. Although the rooms are designed with grey as the primary color (as the name “Suiboku” refers to the palette of greys in traditional Japanese ink), they do not give a cold or distant feel. On the contrary, they have a warm character that will instantly elevate your mood.
The concrete apartment offers large outdoor terraces, where you can gain a full view of the vibrant Hirafu Village and a direct look at the majestic Mount Yotei - Hokkaido’s Mount Fuji. If you would like to drive around Niseko on your own, you can use the exclusive parking area reserved for private parking.
Suiboku 3-Bedroom Penthouse’s indoor areas are full of warmth, luxury and originality. Modern industrial Western style is blended seamlessly with unpretentious Japanese chic through the meticulously designed concrete walls, bamboo screens, Nara oak floors, wooden floorboards as well as wide doors and ceilings with maximised heights. Here, you can enjoy a sense of space and urbanity rarely found in apartments in Japan. On lazy days, simply stay in, rest on the soft down futons and Mushiro straw-mat rugs, relax by the cozy gas fireplaces> and indulge in the marvellous views of Mount Yotei through the room-wide windows. For your entertainment, the Penthouse offers floor-to-ceiling bookshelves carrying a curated collection of books, magazines and board games as well as multi-format media players and flat-screen TVs with complimentary Netflix and Hulu subscriptions.
If you want to prepare your own meals, the fully-equipped kitchen provides everything you need - from Meile dishwashers and Rinnai cookers to Gaggenau ovens, Hitachi microwave and Espresso coffee machines. It is connected with the luxe dining areas by long, central dining tables. What is more wonderful than having a feast with your family and friends whilst looking at the beautiful scenery in Hirafuat the comfort of your apartment? There are also a Toshiba washer and dryer in the loft in case you need to do your laundry.
As Suiboku 3-Bedroom Penthouse is a self-contained apartment, the English- and Japanese-speaking staff will take care of housekeeping and maintenance for you. They will be more than happy to provide tailored concierge services such as stocking grocery in advance, making restaurant recommendations and reservations as well as getting complimentary driver’s services during front desk hours. Simply speak to the reception and request for their assistance!
Whilst staying at Suiboku Hirafu, don’t forget to enjoy their special ski and snowboarding services such as onsite ski locker, ski valet, ski lift pass and rental equipment assistance. They also offer ski and snowboarding lessons with friendly and helpful instructors at exclusive rates. Request for private guides if you would like to do some off-site adventures.
Due to Suiboku strategic location on Hirafu-Zaka Street, visitors can easily access popular ski runs and ski lifts such as the Ace Family Chairlift and the Grand Hirafu Ski Lift . The famous Mount Yotei and Shiribetsu River are totally worth checking out if you intend to drive around.
Fancy some fine dining? Visit Niseko’s most famous restaurant Abucha on the ground floor of your Penthouse and the Michelin-star Kamimura just meters away. Make sure to book in advance as these places are extremely popular. Drop by the local bar Musu for some coffee or drinks. You can do some shopping at the nearby Hirafu 188 building and Satsudora supermarket.