It's with big smiles on our faces that we announce the town of Kutchan, home to the famous Niseko-Hirafu ski area, has been ranked the Top 3 Destination in Japan by the world's largest travel site, Trip Advisor. Placed third after Japanese cities, Tokyo and Kyoto, Kutchan has been award this accolade as part of Trip Advisor's Best Destinations 2017.

Based on rankings as part of Trip Advisor's Travelers' Choice awards and "The Very Best of Travel Chosen by Millions of Travelers", has Kutchan received this top honour. The ranking is determined on the opinions and reviews of millions of travelers worldwide, with Kutchan making it onto the top 10 destinations to visit in Japan.

Trip Advisor Kutchan

With Niseko Central's accommodation all location in Niseko-Hirafu, we are very proud to be located in this top 3 destination in Japan and to be able to provide holiday experiences for our guests. Kutchan is home to not only our accommodation, but also Hirafu village, including the world-class Grand Hirafu Mountain Resort.

Plan your idyllic escape to the region staying at one of our deluxe and value-packed accommodations and discover for yourself the many great things about Kutchan and Niseko-Hirafu!

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