Forget about carting your equipment to the chairlift each morning! When staying with Niseko Central, you can use our EXCLUSIVE and FREE Ski Valet storage service in the Hirafu Gondola Base!

Price Snapshot

FREE- available exclusively to all Guests staying in Niseko Central properties.

  • Information

    Please note that Niseko Central are not offering this service for the 2021-22 season.


    The Niseko Central Ski Valet is a free ski/snowboard storage service available exclusively to Guests staying with Niseko Central.

    Hours: 8:30 ~ 11:00, 14:00 ~ 17:00 every day

    Location: Ground floor of the Hirafu Gondola building (Google map).

    What can you store: Skis, poles, snowboards, and boots, and your walking shoes while you are skiing. Please note that you cannot store other items such as helmets, clothing, and bags.

    How to use: Please present your Niseko Central accommodation room key to the staff member. You will receive a number tag which must be presented when you collect your equipment.


    Can I collect/store things in the ski valet outside the opening hours?
    Please note that the ski valet will not be manned outside the operation hours and you will not be able to access your equipment outside the operation hours.

    Where can I store my bags, clothing, valuables, etc?
    For any items other than those mentioned above, please use the coin lockers in the Mountain Centre building.

    Can I change in the ski valet?
    There are no changing rooms oin the ski valet. Please use the changing room in the Mountain Centre building next to the gondola.

    Is the storage area heated?
    The boot storage area is heated, however please note that equipment may not be completely dry by the morning.

    Can you wax my skis/snowboard overnight?
    We are not offering waxing/tuning services this winter season. Waxing/tuning services are available at the Grand Hirafu rental shop in the Mountain Centre Annex.