Off-grid guest house GURUGULU

a tiny guesthouse located in the forest of Mt.Yotei

Ordnary but quite new lifestyle experience.

Burning wood taken locally.

Pumping up spring water by solar power.

Eating vegetables harvested locally.

Gruglue, a handmade house situated in a forest has opened as a guest house in June 2018.

Aiming to balance old fashioned and hi-tech but sustainable lifestyle, we hope our guest to enjoy this unique experience.

GURUGULU is located in a mecca of outdoor activities, Niseko. Trekking, Cycling, Kayaking, Fishing and more... How to enjoy Niseko is limitless.

We are looking forward to welcoming you here.



The entire 1st floor  ¥15,000~/night(up to. 4ppl.)  

*2 nights minimum stay

・1st Floor( Total 45 sq.m  Kitchen, a Toilet, and a Shower) is for Guest. 2nd Floor is a shared space with Host.

*Credit Card Payment is available. (Visa, Master, American Express) 

*Extra 3,000yen per person will be charged if 5 ppl. or more stayed. We recommend 5 ppl. or less for comfortable stay.

All the money you pay for us will be used for our continuous challenge of Off-Grid Life such as solar power system, spring water pump system etc.


1F(Private guest Space)

・Room1(13.5 sqm.)

Semi-Double Bed×1, Single Bed×1, Reading Table, Couch

・Room2(13.5 sqm.)

Single Futon Bed×2, Coffee table, Sofa

・Kitchen(5.5 sqm.)

Refridge, Kitchen Stove, Oven-Microwave, Electric Kettle 

・Shower room×1(No bath tub)


2F(Shared Space with host)

・Shared Space(36.5sqm)

Dining Table, Sofa, Coffee table 



IN 16:00~ / OUT 10:00 

・Summer (May- Oct) Only available from Fri to Sun.

Winter (January -April)  Open everyday 

・We don't offer pick-up service. 


・Smoking is prohibited in the facility.

・Cat in our lodge. You don't wanna stay if you have cat allergy.

・Guests 'll have their own private room but the host also lives in the same lodge.

・Private Lodging Registration  No.M010000160


Internet (Wifi), Refridgerator, Laundry, Microwave, Dishes, Cutlery

Hair dryer, Shower, Towel, Soap, Shampoo


Off-Grid Lodge GRUGLUE

514-14 Aza Fujimi Kutchan-Cho Abuta-gun Hokkaido 044-0075

Satoru Hanai (Mr.)

Taxi  15min from JR Kutchan Station

Take turn and go 700m toward Mt. Yotei side from Hokkaido Prefectural Route 478.

On the way to our lodge, the pave road turns gravel.

Just keep going and the second building after gravel road is Gruglue.  

Check it here.

Parking is available.

Various restaurants, super markets, convenience store is a 5 min. drive.  Onsen, Mt. Yotei Hirafu Trail head and Niseko Grand Hirafu & Hanazono Resort is approx. 10 min drive away. 


+81-90-8336-9091(from overseas)

Please make a reservation via online form at the bottom.

Availability Calender

・2 or more nights are available.

・First come first served basis. 

Online Booking Form

Online Booking Form Reservation can be done by filling out the form below. It takes at least 1 weekday to respond to your reservation by e-mail. Please fill out the form below then click on the "Send Reservation" button at the bottom of the form.



Off-grid guest house in the forest of Mt.Yotei, Niseko, Japan. 北海道ニセコ、羊蹄山の麓にあるオフグリッドゲストハウスです。