10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Niseko, Japan - Updated 2024

Trina Joy Cassey
Trina Joy Cassey 
Contributing Writer
| 5 min read

Famous for being a ski destination in Japan, Niseko, is best for travelers who like to have an extraordinary winter experience. It is a great place for adventures and thrilling activities during the snow season. It is said to be the world’s snowiest place during the mid-winter months. The place is blessed to have superb dry powder snow, making it an ideal venue for skiing. Aside from being a ski resort, Niseko has a wide range of recreational activities to offer. During summer, you can try golfing, rafting, biking, climbing, and hiking. There are also many trendy restaurants in Niseko that will satisfy your cravings for authentic Japanese cuisine.

With many things to do in Niseko, you’ll undoubtedly want to vacation here soon. If so, make sure to book the perfect accommodation for a more rewarding stay. Here’s a list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Niseko, Japan.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 26, 2024.

1. Cozy Japanese-inspired home with free shuttle (from USD 136)

Located at Hirafu Village, The Sekka Ni 1 studio apartment offers its guests the accessibility to restaurants, bars, and outdoor activities. After a tiring day, you can relax in a master bedroom furnished with a queen-size bed, a bathroom with a toilet, shower and a bathtub. The home also has a living room, a dining area, and a small kitchen. The dining table is for two guests. There is also a place for sports equipment and a laundry area. They offer a free ride to and from all the Hirafu ski slopes in winter, and you can also request a personal chef, but comes with an extra fee. If you book for a minimum of two nights, you’ll get a pack of breakfast supplies as your welcome gift. Free parking on the driveway is also available.

Stayed at this property?
Kutchan-cho, Abutagun, Hokkaido, Japan
13.24 km (8.3 mi) from Fukidashi park
51 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was also lovely with the wood panelling adding that cosy winter vibe
they have cleaning people come every day to wash my dishes and clean my room
the place is sparkling clean and and cosy
it is a very quiet and clean place
very clean and comfortable accommodation perfect for 2ppl
the apartment is generally clean
john & his staff are very helpful
the staff responded to questions and requests quickly and are very friendly and helpful
john is also a nice host and assisted us during the stay
john and his staff make being there and getting around super easy
staff were all very friendly too and helpful during the stay
great location in a ski town
perfect little studio apartment in a great location
an awesome studio within close proximity to the main intersection and a bunch of cool restaurants/bars
easy walking distance to restaurants and bars with a pleasant onsen across the way
good location that you can find onsen/ hot spring and a good jp restaurant next to the flat
Read more reviews

2. Beautiful home in a peaceful village (from USD 621)

Elegant accommodation in a private area of St. Moritz, Ikigai, this two-story, three-bedroom home is just a short drive away from the ski slopes. This contemporary spacious home is a great place to relax after a long tiring day of skiing. They provide their guests with a 4WD van that can accommodate nine people, from December 1 to March 31, making it more convenient to tour around the area. Once you booked the house, you are entitled to discounts for ski and snowboard lessons, equipment rentals, door-to-door airport transfers and shared coach transfers. You may also request to have two single beds or one queen-size bed per room. The third bedroom has bunk beds and can accommodate four people.

For guests with cars, free parking is provided.

Stayed at this property?
虻田郡倶知安町, 北海道, Japan
13.95 km (8.7 mi) from Fukidashi park
58 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice big cosy place to relax with a view of the mountain from living room
we had a enjoyable cooking experience in the well-equipped kitchen
big clean house with two floors
so clean and stylish well equipped
the house is big and clean
it is modern stylish clean
exceptionally beautiful n clean house as always will be back again :)
staff is very responsive and helpful
appreciate host for your understanding and having us
the host were responsive and helpful in organising whatever we needed
minor problems with water but host was quick and able to fix the provlem efficiently
very good location if you can drive
great place to stay awesome location
great location and even more convenient because this place comes with a van
ikigai is in a great location and well appointed
excellent stay the location is not too easy to find out but everything worth it
Read more reviews

3. Apartment building with a wonderful scenery (from USD 184)

Flow Niseko is a three-story building comprising of eight apartments with all the mod cons. It has four studios on the first floor, while the second and third floors have two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms each. The basement level has a huge dry ski room, as well. The place is just a few steps away from famous restaurants, but if you prefer to cook, each apartment has a kitchen. Entry is keyless and has an individual-controlled heaters. The place is near the Hanazono ski area and Yukoro hot spring.

If you’re planning to bring a car to Niseko, you’ll be glad to know that there’s free parking on the premises.

Stayed at this property?
Kutchan-chō, Abuta-gun, Hokkaidō, Japan
13.25 km (8.3 mi) from Fukidashi park
18 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apple tv easy instructions in english for all electronics
awesome scenery and clean fresh air
great location in an upmarket skiing village
great place to stay in a good location
we felt super comfortable here and really enjoyed the close proximity to the mountain and rentals
Read more reviews

4. Homey cabin with a breathtaking view (from USD 213)

Nestled between Hirafu and Niseko, with amazing views of Mt. Yotei, Loft Cabin Niseko offers an exceptional stay for tourists. The privacy of the place gives the guests a chance to experience a quiet time for themselves and more opportunities to bond with the family. The cabin is perfect for two people, but can accommodate up to four guests. It is furnished with a well-equipped kitchen, a television with HDMI for Netflix, complimentary Wifi, a washer, and a dryer. Some of Niseko’s best restaurants are nearby, and car rental service is also available here.

Stayed at this property?
Niseko-chō, Abuta-gun, Hokkaidō, Japan
15.18 km (9.5 mi) from Fukidashi park
49 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi kitchenette and bathing facilities
the wifi always worked and was very strong
everything worked well from the washer/dryer to the kitchen stove top and grill
all amenaties were provided included a well-equipped kitchen and the space is comfortable and warm
well equipped kitchen good for 2 to 4 ppl family
simple but clean and well-appointed cabin away from the crowds with a few other cabins nearby
the owners paul and chris are incredibly professional and responsive
we also had friendly neighbours who gave us some good local tips and insights
good communication from the owner
the location was ideal
good location very quiet and peaceful
location is perfect only 5 minutes drive to niseko village and 10 minutes to hirafu
the location is great in the middle of all ski resorts of niseko but very quiet and peaceful
good location that can access to both hirafu and annapuri ski area
Read more reviews

5. Snow hut amidst the forest (from USD 180)

Surrounded by small rivers and forest trees, Snow Shack is a home that will surely give tourists an incredible stay in Niseko. It is made out of natural wood and amenities are just pretty simple. The place has one bedroom and can accommodate up to five guests. It is furnished with a kitchen, television, Wifi, hairdryer, and a washer. First Aid Kit is also available, in case you need it. They provide a 4WD vehicle that helps their guests to explore the area and get to the mountains. There are no restaurants in the area, but you can try some local spots, such as a cafe, bakery, and buckwheat noodle shop.

Stayed at this property?
虻田郡ニセコ町, 北海道, Japan
14.64 km (9.1 mi) from Fukidashi park
113 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy and warm beautiful aesthetic to the whole place
outstanding cabin cosy clean and very stylish
if you ever get the chance stay here daisuke lives next door and is such a great host
daisuke-san (the host) gave us a warm welcome and was always friendly and helpful
incredible cabin with a warm welcome and a gracious host
incredible place and daisuke was a fantastic host
quite location and great host
daisuke's place is just amazing
the snowshack is defineltly worth a stay a super cool place with all you need
Read more reviews

6. A spacious and modern house (from USD 846)

This vacation home of Kabayama is just 2 km (1.2 mi) away from the Hirafu Village Ski resort. It is spacious enough to accommodate big groups. They provide a complimentary van from December to April 10th, so guests will have the luxury to explore the area. The house is equipped with Wifi, air conditioning, an Apple television with Netflix, a full kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher and a bathroom with a hairdryer and a complete set of toiletries. Your accommodation comes with 5% discounts for outdoor activities, rentals, and even airport transfers. Isn’t it wonderful?

Stayed at this property?
虻田郡倶知安町, 北海道, Japan
13.41 km (8.4 mi) from Fukidashi park
60 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
top standard cool and comfortable furniture well equipped kitchen
very tastefully decorated high standard great light heat facilities
very nice and clean place
house is clean and v nice reno
clean well-equipped spacious love the kitchen super much
there are clean towels linens what ever we need in daily life
very clean and convenient location
helpful and service minded management and staff
ashley is a great host friendly and helpful
and the host has been being very responsive and helpful too
ashley and his team were very responsive and helpful
we received a very warm friendly and helpful reception from ashley and we spent the wonderful time around niseko
the location is great slightly away from hirafu but yet it’s near enough especially with the van provided
good central location with easy access to all services
location was much better that expected
aside from this great place
perfect place to stay
Read more reviews

7. Luxurious hideaway near a mountain (from USD 661)

Nestled in a towering larch grove, overlooking the Shiribetsu River, Hiyoku gives its guests a worthwhile stay in Niseko, as they enjoy the spectacular views of Mt. Yotei, the forest, the rivers, and the neighboring farm through the house’s large bay window. It is a three-bedroom property with five beds and two bathrooms that can accommodate up to 10 guests. It also features an indoor fireplace. It is close to ski resorts, but car rental is highly recommended to access establishments in the area.

Stayed at this property?
Niseko, Abuta District, Hokkaido, Japan
18.59 km (11.6 mi) from Fukidashi park
4 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire chalet 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

8. A peaceful lodge with scenic views

A quiet place to rest with scenic views and worth its value, Yorokobi Lodge offers a remarkable kind of comfort to its guests. This accommodation is just 1.3 km (0.8 mi) from the center of Hirafu. It is equipped with complimentary wifi, an Apple television, a full kitchen, a hairdryer, and a washer. It has two bedrooms, each with one bed and can accommodate up to five people. It also offers a free shuttle service. In case you’re bringing your car, parking is free within its premises.

Stayed at this property?
虻田郡, 北海道, Japan
14.03 km (8.8 mi) from Fukidashi park
8 reviews  
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Exclusive home with picturesque view of the area

A calm and peaceful home in a private area, Sekka House Hirafu is just a 3 km (1.8 mi) walk away from the beginner’s lift. It has four bedrooms with bathrooms. You may request a double bed or two single beds for each bedroom. The living and dining area can accommodate 10 guests, with exceptional comfort. Hanazono Golf Course and Niseko Golf Course are located close to Sekka House. Book now and enjoy the picturesque view of the area.

Stayed at this property?
虻田郡倶知安町, 北海道, Japan
13.44 km (8.4 mi) from Fukidashi park
21 reviews  
Entire house 8 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
big space and nice beds
it was clean and has all the necessary amenities including a big kitchen and huge living room
the house lookes great very clean and fully equiped with all necessary bathroom and kitchen equitment
it was a good space for the 8 of us as there were 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
the house was just as described and very clean
a very spacious and beautiful apartment
great service quick reply and the owner came to fix the problem in just a few minutes
dylan was a great host and ensured that the place was well set up before we came
overall it was a great trip thanks to a great host
excellent communication from the host
super close to everything and easy to walk
amazing location and we love it
great location amazing house with an awesome snow covered forrest at the doorstep
the lifts were an easy walk as well
excellent location and it’s exactly what isshown on the pictures
Read more reviews

10. Lovely place in winter wonderland

A cozy home awaits you in a two-bedroom accommodation in Niseko. The Heiwa Lodge offers an out of this world experience to its guests. It promises to give its visitors a comfortable stay. The house has two bedrooms with four single beds and each room has a bathroom. It can accommodate up to five guests. You can enjoy free parking within its premises. The house is equipped with a kitchen, television, washer, hairdryer, and Wifi. There are also books and board games that you can use throughout your stay.

Stayed at this property?
虻田郡, 北海道, Japan
13.99 km (8.7 mi) from Fukidashi park
8 reviews  
Entire house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space very comfortable books and board games
perfect for a family and location was alright five mins from the main village
Read more reviews

Explore Niseko

Witness how backyard turn into vibrant slopes. Enjoy the endless snow and take pleasure in making your own snowman. Make the most of your winter experience in one of the world’s best ski destinations. Delight yourself with what the town has to offer and book the best accommodations in Niseko, Japan.

Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Niseko, Japan

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use your data

Trina, a preschool teacher, is a working mom and a devoted wife to an analyst programmer. She's also a writer, cook, and travel enthusiast. Trina firmly believes that travel is a valuable...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Niseko
Good things are meant to be shared!
Back to top
Visited any of these places? Click this button to activate our "Add a Tip" feature to share your experience.