Ritz Carlton Reserve is a true ski in ski out hotel, just step outside the Hotel and you are on one of the resorts many ski lifts. This Hotel is one of five Ritz-Carlton Reserve properties in the world, and is set at the foot of Niseko Annupuri mountain providing a central gateway to the entire ski area within the All Mountain ski pass. For the discerning guest looking for the Ultimate Niseko Ritz Experience! Rates include breakfast daily.
Ritz Carlton Reserve is one of only five in the world and encapsulates a luxurious home away from home set in the ultimate ski-in/ski-out winter wonderland!
Bringing to life the Reserve brand’s commitment to intuitive and heartfelt service, a trusted personal host or “Do San” (a person of Hokkaido) will assist guests in a highly personalised stay through a single touchpoint to access every service, amenity and offerings. Their sense of genuine care and responsibility, known as “omotenashi”, is the gold standard of Japanese hospitality, driven from the purity of heart and mutual respect with no pretence or expectation, that has evolved over the centuries as a subtle art form.
Its culinary ethos focuses on the philosophy of “shun”, the celebration of seasonal produce harvested at its peak. Guests can expect delectable cuisine that mirrors the seasons with the finest locally sourced vegetables, prized cuts and seafood served at Yukibana, or quintessential dining experiences at Sushi Nagi that observes the omakase tradition of entrusting the “Itamae”, or head chef, with his delicate creations. Customised cocktails, single malts and local brews may be savoured by the fireplace at Ume Lounge, with an eclectic array of Izakaya-style dishes.
With a holistic focus on wellness, the bespoke spa offers tailored treatments to provide respite for the body and soul. The resort also features a traditional Japanese onsen for guests to luxuriate in the rejuvenating mineral-rich waters of Niseko's natural underground hot springs. For guests who wish to maintain their workout routines during their stay, the resort offers a fitness centre complete with high-end Technogym equipment.
Set at the mountain base, it is embraced by the beauty Mt Annupuri and Mt Yotei. Being at the base of Mt Annupuri it offers the perfect opportunity for fresh tracks. It is moments away from Niseko Village and about a 20 minute shuttle ride from Hirafu Village. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle services to the Hirafu area and the nearest railway station. This shuttle is operated by the hotel, and all free to customers staying in the Hotel.
There is a special comfort that encapsulates the mountain experience in Hokkaido, a harmonious blend of warmth and serenity. The 50 elegant guest rooms and suites at Higashiyama Niseko Village, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve are appointed with refined amenities. A sense of cultivated beauty infuses all the spaces in the resort, with natural polished marble, fragrant cedarwood and flame brushed finished granite. Every space is designed to frame nature, showcasing the transitions of light and the seasons on the nearby mountains.