"AKAHANE" is the name of the hotel in Niseko. It is on the opposite side of "Yumoto Onsen" across the road. In Chinese characters, 紅葉音.
One of the hotel staffers explained that the hotel was the accommodations for the Japanese Self-Defense Force and the owner purchased and refurbished.
The old building was given the Japanese traditional taste but it may be so tough to keep this taste even in the heavy snow of Niseko area. The staffers seemed to be so diligent and working so hard but delightfully.