12 Unique Places to Stay In The Snowy Mountains

There are so many unique places to stay in the Snowy Mountains, find your fit below. Featured: Kallarroo Farm Stay

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.

safari tent sitting on top of rock wall surrounded by bushland
Camp in total style in these safari style glamping tents at Freaks of Nature Retreat

Crafters, Jindabyne

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!

Timber hot tub sits on deck outside timber and stone cabin
Crafters Cabin is eco-luxury at it’s finest

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.

Highland Cattle grazing outside a frame hut
The locals around Avonside Alpine Estate are pretty friendly… and cute!

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.

An unforgettable farm stay experience the whole family can enjoy

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.

Green tin pyramid
You won’t find a pyramid set in the Aussie bush anywhere else!

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. 

Private Lake filled with trout, anyone?

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.

Tiny house sits within bushland
Experience the Australian High Country in this decked-out Crackenback Cabin.

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.

Womens wrapped in blankets stands near fire outside tiny house
Cosy up by the outdoor fire pit and enjoy the peaceful bushland setting

Where To Stay On Mountain in the Snowy Mountains

Valhalla, Perisher

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.

Awesome year-round accommodation right on Perisher’s Front Valley

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.

A unique and friendly on mountain experience, all year round!

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.

Wake up to the best views on the mountain at this award winning accommodation

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.

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