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5 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry


What's nearby

Popular LocationNiseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu9 min walk
Popular LocationNoasc3 min drive
RestaurantWabi Sabi1 min walk
RestaurantKabuki1 min walk

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  • Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 13 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


AUSTRALIA HOUSE is located in Kutchan. Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu and Niseko Village are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including snowboarding and downhill skiing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu - 9 min walk
  • Noasc - 3 min drive
  • Niseko Village - 9 min drive
  • Wonderland Chair A - 24 min drive
  • Swinging Monkey Pair - 112 min drive

Getting around

  • Niseko Station - 10 min drive


  • Wabi Sabi - 1 min walk
  • Kabuki - 1 min walk
  • Fuji Sushi - 1 min walk
  • Montys - 1 min walk
  • Tomashii - 1 min walk

About this property


Guesthouse with free breakfast, walk to Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free guesthouse has laundry facilities and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. All 10 rooms offer free WiFi and separate bathtubs and showers.
AUSTRALIA HOUSE offers 10 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Free breakfast available
1 restaurant

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Guest services

Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Ski storage

Languages spoken



Smoke-free property

Room amenities




Hairdryer (on request)
Separate bathtub and shower
Shared bathroom



Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 2 per cent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file

Guest reviews

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2018


Good location in Niseko but thats about it

This place is a hostel for hotel prices. Niseko is expensive for sure, but this place is extremely expensive for what it is. One shared shower between perhaps 12-15 people. The breakfast is super average and the value for money at the associated eateries (where breakfast is served) are super expensive for the size of the meals. The staff working there were super nice but the owner maybe shouldn't be client-facing.

Pros: The location is awesome, right by the action and easy walking distance to the lifts. The storage under the bed was super useful in a small room.

Cons: The shower could be cleaned more and something to soften the slamming of the bathroom doors. It woke us up numerous times in the night.

Location: The ski slopes of Niseko are fantastic but its very western. Not a very "Japanese" town, but we knew that. Would recommend a short stay.

Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2017

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities


The Australia House is basically a Bed & Breakfast that provides reasonably priced lodging while staying in Grand Harifu. Rooms are modest, staff is great and having a breakfast provided before heading out skiing was awesome.

Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2017

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Superb location and excellent staff

Had a very pleasant stay at Australia House. Can't say enough good things about the staff and how helpful they were. Location couldn't be better as it is perfectly situated to all the best restaurants and bars in Hirafu. Would definitely stay with them again.

Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2017


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nightmare. Do NOT waste your money on this place.

BAD. The WORST!! 1. First of all, no one is professional in this place. No one was there to check me in when I arrived. So that was a bad first impression. 2. Rooms do not have proper heater. They use gasoline oil heater and the rooms smell like gas station with old car engines burning. I did not feel safe sleeping in the room that smells like that. Felt like one spike of fire can pur the entire house on fire. 3. The windows are too old that the cold brutal winter wind flows right into your face when you are asleep. 4. Shower and toilets are super dirty and old. And bathrooms do not have proper heating ststem so it was freezing 5. There is a kitchen in the house but was disgusting. 6. Breakfast: do not expect fresh good foods. They have scrambled eggs and two strips of bacons. Thats the same food you will eat through out the stay. 7. Do not expect Car service. They have a sh!tty old car but the kitchen staffs drive the car for you and they will never be on time. Do not rely on the staffs in this place. 8. No ski lift discount or onsen discount. You will NOT get anything extra from this place. Just do NOT expect anything please. Your trip will be full of disapointment. 9. One good thing about this place is that it is in a very nice location. BUT! The first floor of the hotel is a restaurant and get ready to smell the foods all night and listen to noisy people talking and drinking. 10. Another good thing is the staffs. They are so kind. BUT not responsible!