June 5, 2015

Hirafu Backpackers

Hirafu Backpackers is now Stoked Niseko

Previously known as Hangloose, Hirafu Backpackers is located in Hirafu Middle village and has a live in manager.

Hirafu Backpackers offers well priced, comfortable, accommodation for snowboarders and skiers.

  • Private rooms for 2, 3 or 4 people
  • Dormitory style rooms for 6 or 8 people
  • All Bedding provided
  • Unlimited free internet
  • Dry Room / Ski storage
  • Arrival/Departure – pickups & dropoffs
  • Breakfast (toast/oatmeal/tea/coffee)
  • Washing machine use (powder at cost)


Located in Hirafu Middle Village, the free shuttle stops just outside and restaurants, bars and onsen are a short walk away.

Guest Reviews

Sam, New Zealand (Travel dates 2014-12-28 to 2015-01-02) Great communal area, good beds, friendly staff. Fantastic Vibe. Location is not in town but linked directly by free shuttle. Would stay there again.

Jason, New Zealand (Travel dates 2014-02-23 to 2014-03-07)  Very clean,friendly,helpful

Gian, Australia (Travel dates Mar 5, 2014 to Mar 7, 2014) Very lively and great communal areas. Lots of freedom to come and go at any hour and it is right in the middle of a the cafés, bars and restaraunts in Hirafu. Not to mention an Onsen is literally one minute walk away.

Solomon chai, Malaysia (Travel dates Feb 3, 2012 to Feb 5, 2012) A nice place beyond my expectation and really friendly people. Make us feel at home. Room is roomy, friends are friendly and All facilities available. Excellent/Good value of money. Fantastic!!!`I (If not we) will be backed`

Graeme, Australia (Travel dates Dec 7, 2011 to Dec 8, 2011) Fabulous location, great facilities and super helpful manager

Name withheld, Malaysia (Travel dates Dec 30, 2013 to Jan 1, 2014) Very nice environment.

Jason, New Zealand (Travel dates Feb 23, 2014 to Mar 7, 2014) very clean,friendly,helpful