Whether you’re after adventure, romance, off-grid or total luxury, there are plenty of unique places to stay in the Snowy Mountains. Here’s a list of our favourite accommodation options so you can start planning the kind of getaway you’ll never forget…
Romantic Getaways in the Snowy Mountains
Freaks Of Nature Retreat, Jindabyne
This is glamping like you’ve never seen it before! Freaks of Nature Retreat is just 10-minutes from Jindabyne and sits on the mighty Snowy River. You can choose from river side or sweeping mountain views, with each tent fit with a beautiful four poster bed and large outdoor deck space. It’s a stunning spot to unwind and unplug with a loved one.
Nestled in the Thredbo Valley, just 5-minutes from Jindabyne on 13-acres of pristine alpine bushland sits Crafters Cabin, a 100% off-grid luxury stay for couples. Complete with a wood fired hot tub, double couples shower and unparalleled views of Crackenback Peak, Crafters is modern luxury at its best. If you’re looking for a unique romantic holiday to the Snowy Mountains, then Crafters Cabin is the pick!
Farm Stays in the Snowy Mountains
Avonside Alpine Estate, Avonside
A unique farm stay experience, Avonside Alpine Estate offers modern eco accommodation on a purpose built, completely environmentally friendly farm. Enjoy spending time with the beautiful Highland Cattle, sheep and chickens or roam the property’s vast orchard and vegetable garden. It’s a great spot to kick back and unwind away from the urban hussel.
Kallaroo Farm Stay, Nimmitabel
With 1000 acres of the rolling country including native forest, park-like grazing land, and three kilometres of Numeralla River frontage, Kallaroo Farm Stay offers a unique farm stay experience in the Snowy Mountains. The rustic and secluded log cabin is the perfect spot to simply relax in front of the open fireplace whilst enjoying rural comfort and a real taste of traditional Australian farm life.
Family Friendly Accommodation in the Snowy Mountains
Hide ‘N’ Rest Pyramids, Adaminaby
You won’t find pyramids set in the Australian bush anywhere else! The Hide ‘N’ Rest Pyramids sit just outside the township of Adaminaby on ‘Rocky Corner’, a beautiful 40-acre family farm. These self contained pyramids offer total tranquillity within a beautiful bush setting and are sure to be an experience the kids will never forget.
Moonbah Hut, Moonbah
Nothing says ‘mountain escape’ like a little stone cabin! Moonbah Hut offers two unique water-front cabins complete with your own private lake full of trout. The cabins are beautifully appointed with enough modern luxuries to keep you comfortable and a huge stone fireplace to keep you cosy. Situated just 15-minutes from Jindabyne, it’s a great place to base the family while you explore the Snowy Mountains region.
Buckley’s Crossing Hotel, Dalgety
A historic hotel built in 1889, Buckley’s Crossing Hotel is a friendly family run business set on the banks of The Mighty Snowy River. A popular spot for snow goers in the winter months, and motorbike riders and cyclists year-round. The courtyard is a perfect place to relax in the sun with a drink and a meal from the tasty bistro.
Off Grid: Tiny House Stays in the Snowy Mountains
The Crest, Crackenback
Experience the Australian High Country at its best at this stunning off-grid tiny house. Offering expansive mountain views, The Crest sits on a private 100-acre property in between Jindabyne and Thredbo. With a sun-soaked deck and firepit for the evenings, the outside is as cosy as the inside of this beautifully appointed homely 2 bed-loft tiny house.
Big Yard Escapes, Moonbah
Kick back, slow down and relax – now that’s a motto we can get around! Big Yard Escapes offer two off-grid studio-style tiny house options. Set amid vast native bushland on 600m of the rumbling Mowamba River, just 10 minutes from Jindabyne. Enjoy your morning coffee as the native wildlife freely roam around outside your window.
Where To Stay On Mountain in the Snowy Mountains
Now open year-round, Valhalla Lodge offers a classic mountain lodge experience with warm mountain hospitality in a spectacular setting. Boasting a remote location that is ski in and ski out during winter and peaceful and quiet during the summer, Valhalla is all about good food, good wine and great company.
Guthega Inn, Guthega
Located mountainside, on the western rim of the Perisher Range, Guthega Inn enjoys panoramic views of Mt Kosciuszko, Mt Twynam and Guthega Dam. During winter, this ski in/out location is only accessible via oversnow transport. The Inn has its own licenced restaurant for guests to enjoy with a menu that highlights local produce and reflects the heritage of the small village. It’s the perfect year round, family-friendly spot to base yourself while staying in the Snowy Mountains.
The Eastern, Thredbo Village
Wake up to the best views in Thredbo at the award-winning and architecturally designed, The Eastern Thredbo Village. Sitting on the banks of the Thredbo River with impressive views of Mount Kosciuszko, The Cedar Cabin and Oak Apartment offer an interior inspired by the Japanese and Nordic Mountains. Just a 2-minute walk to Thredbo Village, it’s a picture perfect spot to base yourself on your next Snowy Mountains Holiday.
There are accommodation options in the Snowy Mountains to suit every traveller’s needs and budgets. Take a look here to see what accommodation options are available for you.