From luxury ski resorts to cosy snow lodges – we’ve found all of Australia’s best snow accommodation for your next winter wonderland getaway!
If crackling fireplaces, direct slope access and top-notch hospitality are at the top of your list for your next snow stay, you’ve come to the right place.
There’s no denying, nothing makes or breaks a holiday than the accommodation. Despite it being just the place that you go to sleep, it is so much more than that. And, thankfully, when it comes to these snow stays in Australia’s ski fields, they know exactly what you need for your visit.
So if you love onsite hospitality, wellness retreats, direct slope access and a charming design both inside and out, read on as we’ve found the best ski resorts in Australia that promise to be both magical and beautiful.
Charlotte Pass Ski Resort
Charlotte Pass in the Snowy Mountains is Australia’s highest resort, set at 1765 metres above sea level. It’s also just as good to visit in winter as it is in summer, offering plenty of sprawling views of the valley. Choose from a handful of lodges and hotels – 11 in all – each depending on your tastes; from the rustic vibes of Snowbird Lodge to the homey world of Arlberg Ski Club. Now you just have to consider which slope to go on first.
Falls Creek Hotel
If you’ve ever wanted to stay at a ski chalet that’s tucked away from the hustle and bustle, Falls Creek Hotel in Victoria is exactly wat you’ve been looking for. This picturesque resort is renowned for its stunning alpine scenery and ski-in and ski-out village. With an onsite restaurant and bar, from Falls Creek Hotel you’ll also have access to a great range of activities that are perfect for the whole family including skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowshoeing, hiking trails and much more.
The Man from Snowy River Hotel
Open from June until late September, The Man from Snowy River Hotel is one of Perisher’s largest ski resorts. With open fireplaces, two bars, a stunning floor-to-ceiling glass wall in the main dining area that overlooks onto Front Valley, a pub and onsite Mountain Spa, you’ll never have to leave this inclusive stay. Plus, being just a few hundred metres from the Village 8 Chairlift, guests will find access to the slopes and snow activities that little bit easier. A must stay in 2023!
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Also making our list as one of the Most Romantic Hotels, we of course had to include Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge in our guide to the best ski resorts in Australia. Unlike the others, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is not a ski-in or ski-out hotel. Instead, it promises to be one of the cosiest snow cabins where guests can partake on beautiful bushwalks to Lake St Clair. Luxurious and enchanting, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge promises breathtaking scenery, indulgent spa treatments, sensational food, locally sourced wine and, of course, warm hospitality. One of the best snow stays in Australia!
Thredbo Alpine Hotel
If you’re looking for a snow stay in the heart of one of Australia’s best ski fields, then Thredbo Alpine Hotel is for you. The second largest ski resort in the area, Thredbo Alpine Hotel continuously tops lists as one of the best ski resorts in the world, and for a good reason. This luxurious ski resort features a touch of history and plenty of cosiness, with interiors feeling as if you’ve just stepped out of a Scandinavian chalet. Plus, with an onsite restaurant, bakery, pub and being just 200metres away from Thredbo’s lifts and trails, you’ll feel like you never have to leave Thredbo Alpine Hotel on your next snow getaway.
Wondering where you can enjoy the snow? Here are the 6 Best Places to See Snow in Australia this Winter 2023. And if you love winter wonderlands, then you’ll also love The World’s 10 Most Beautiful and Luxurious Ski Chalets and Lodges.
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