Whether you’re planning an annual trip to the snow, looking for the perfect accommodation for your first ski trip, or after a luxurious lodge for those who aren’t interested in hitting the slopes, these are the best chalets in the area that will ensure your experience in the Snowy Mountains is unforgettable.

The Eastern

A thoughtfully crafted experience for the modern traveller, The Eastern in Thredbo Village boasts spectacular views of Mount Kosciuszko and award-winning interior design. Comprising of a Scandinavian-style cabin and apartment, each highlights raw, refined and luxurious features, including exposed timbers, vaulted ceilings, designer furnishings, a large balcony, Japanese onsen and ski storage. Ideal for single and couple travellers, wake up to the best views in Thredbo.

Jimmy Doo

If you’ve got a big group of adventure lovers, pack your skis and snowboards and head to Jimmy Doo in Crackenback. The ultimate entertainer’s snow lodge, sleeping 22 adults and up to 8 children, it’s the perfect group escape to the alpine. When you’re not carving down the mountain, explore the 270 acres of wilderness and enjoy outdoor features such as a hot tub, pizza oven, BBQ, fire pit, trampoline, playground and archery. Or retreat inside after a huge day and relax by the fireplace, watch a movie on the projector, or cook up a huge feast with your friends.

Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa

Surrounded by the spectacular Snowy Mountains, Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa offers a unique range of boutique accommodation, activities, facilities and dining options to fully enjoy one of Australia’s most stunning natural playgrounds. Nestled on 150 acres, Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa is bordered by Kosciuszko National Park and the majestic Thredbo River, and is just 15 minutes to Thredbo Village and Perisher Ski Resort (via the Skitube). In winter, if you’re not heading up to the mountain, enjoy activities such as Segway tours, tennis, golf and spa treatments. Then, no matter what activities you’ve chosen to fill your day, end it with a delicious dinner at one of the Resort’s restaurants. An all-season destination, Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa provides a luxurious base for you to unwind, explore and create lasting memories.

Bernti’s Mountain Inn

Bernti’s Mountain Inn is located in the heart of Thredbo Village and offers the perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and convenience. With views of Thredbo Resort, the main Kosciusko Chairlift is just a short walk from the hotel, making it the ultimate ski holiday destination. Perfect for families down to solo travellers, the hotel features budget-friendly rooms that range from apartments to luxurious suites, two incredible restaurants, and a luxurious spa.

Muddles Lodge

Positioned on the slopes of North Perisher, experience the luxury and convenience of ski-in ski-out accommodation at Muddles Lodge. Fuel up before you hit the slopes with a daily hot breakfast, and then wind down after a long day with a delicious three-course dinner prepared by the in-house chef. Muddles is the perfect place to stay for couples through to large families, as their expansive rooms provide all comforts from home. Waste no time getting out on the mountain, with direct access to fantastic ski runs via the Interceptor Chairlift and North Perisher T-Bar. With beautiful views and plenty of terrain to be explored right at your doorstep, Muddles’ friendly team will ensure you have a truly special winter holiday.

Nimbo Fork Lodge

Nestled in the Snowy Valleys, at the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park between Gundagai and Tumut, sits Nimbo Fork Lodge. Surrounded by spectacular landscapes and breathtaking views, Nimbo’s beautiful cottages and suites are perfect for a romantic getaway, special family celebration, or corporate retreat. Guests can enjoy local produce at the famous Three Blue Ducks restaurant located on-site and are encouraged to explore all that the region has to offer with exciting outdoor adventures ranging from horse riding, fly fishing, bushwalking and bike riding.

Banjo Paterson Inn

An iconic mountain institution, the Banjo Paterson Inn in Jindabyne is the beating heart of the region all year round. A must-try destination for travellers new and old, you’ll find everything you need across the hotel. From the newly renovated boutique hotel rooms, a magnitude of dining options from Clancy’s Brasserie and The Overflow Pizza & Burger Bar, regular live music and DJ sets, and of course the famous Kosciuszko Brewery, the adventure doesn’t stop after a big day on the slopes.

The Denman Hotel

Located just a 5-minute walk from the chairlifts, The Denman Hotel in Thredbo is ideal for keen skiers and snowboarders. Guests can immerse themselves in alpine tradition with a day on the mountain followed by mulled wine or schnapps at The Alpine Bar, a winter-warming meal in the Terrace Restaurant, and a comfortable night’s sleep in the cosy rooms. If you also don’t feel like walking to the chairlift, the village shuttle bus also stops right outside the hotel, taking you directly to the mountain.

Hamilton House

Set across five stunning acres of private land at the foothills of Thredbo and Perisher, Hamilton House offers a variety of boutique, luxury accommodations. For those seeking a private getaway in the Snowy Mountains, the five self-contained villas and main house, sleeping 1-14 guests, are dispersed amongst sprawling native gardens and manicured grounds, and are fully equipped to be enjoyed all year round. Only five minutes from Jindabyne and 35 minutes to Thredbo Resort, Hamilton House welcomes all stays, whether it be a one-night stopover, a week-long holiday during the ski season, or a special event or catered celebration, with the entire property available for sole use. 

Kooloora Lodge

Kooloora Lodge in Perisher is the ultimate alpine destination for those wanting an epic snow adventure. Located only 800 meters from the chairlifts, it’s ideal for skiers, snowboarders and families looking for exclusive lodge-style accommodation. Knowing a full day on the mountain can be tiring, Kooloora ensures you don’t have to leave the lodge, with an on-site licensed restaurant, guest lounge with a fireplace and board games. Want to know what else the resort offers? The staff at Kooloora Lodge are your expert guides and can assist you with everything you need to know.

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