Media & Press


One Michelin Key Hotel from Michelin Guide

Setsu Niseko has been selected as one Michelin key hotel in the Michelin Guide. This newly introduced accolade selects hotels based on factors such as the stay experience, services, architecture, interior design, and more. We take pride in this achievement. We look forward to welcoming our guests to Setsu Niseko.

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Voted World's Best New Ski Hotel in the World Ski Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that Setsu Niseko has been awarded the title of the World's Best New Ski Hotel at the renowned World Ski Awards 2023. Selected as one of only seven luxury hotels in the world to vie for this highly coveted accolade, Setsu Niseko was the sole Asian representative in this esteemed category.

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A Design Award at 40th IALD International Lighting Design Awards 2023

Setsu Niseko has won a Design Award at the 40th IALD International Design Awards, the longest-running award program that recognises architectural lighting design excellence and is globally heralded as the industry’s highest honour.

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Third Place on Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023 - Japan

The hotel claimed the impressive third position in the acclaimed 'Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023', solidifying its stature as a premier destination in Japan's Beach and Upcountry Hotel category.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards

  • Best Condo Interior Design (Asia) 
  • Best Developer (Greater Niseko) 
  • Best Hotel Condo Development (Greater Niseko)
  • Best Hotel Condo Architectural Design (Greater Niseko)
  • Best Hotel Condo Interior Design (Greater Niseko)

In the Media

Grand Hirafu's Crown Jewel: Setsu Niseko

Four Magazine - 18 December 2023

Nestled in the heart of the renowned Grand Hirafu resort, Setsu Niseko stands as the epitome of luxury and convenience, offering a year-round haven from summer to spring and autumn to winter.

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World’s Best Ski Hotels—Honored By 2023 World Ski Awards

Forbes - 12 December 2023

Best New Ski Hotel, Setsu Niseko.

This resort offers up to 190 luxury hotel suites blending Japanese design with contemporary luxury and a "deep-rooted respect for the surrounding alpine landscapes." Paying homage to one of Japan's oldest traditions of onsen bathing, Setsu's 750 sqm spa is one of the largest wellness facilities within Grand Hirafu, designed around a series of indoor and outdoor hot spring baths. Luxury ski lockers are provided along with a hotel ski shuttle service to and from the Grand Hirafu ski slopes.

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