Jindabyne accommodation: Top places to stay, deals and FAQs

Looking for an apartment, hostel or hotel in the foothills of the snowy mountains? We found a few of the best places to stay in Jindy.

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A short drive from the powder paradises of Perisher and Thredbo, Jindabyne offers family-friendly and budget accommodation. It's a lively, small town with everything you need - including a supermarket, restaurants and equipment rental. All at bargain prices compared to what you'd pay at the resort towns.

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How did we pick these Jindabyne hotels?

Our editorial team selected the Jindabyne hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.

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Jindabyne accommodation for cheap

One of the biggest benefits of staying outside of the ski resort is the cutback prices and Jindabyne has this in spades.

During peak season budget accommodation such as The Station has motel style rooms that can sleep up to six people from $186 per night. At capacity that's $31 per night.

Cheap stays include motels and apartments.

Our top picks for cheap Jindabyne accommodation:

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Jindabyne caravan parks

Driving in with the brood and in search of a family friendly place to yourselves? Perhaps you'd prefer to sleep in a cosy cabin over a motel room?

Jindabyne has a small handful of caravan and holiday parks that'll do the trick.

Discovery Parks is one of the best rated and has cabins that can sleep up to six and even have fireplaces.

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Best Jindabyne hotels

Jindy (as it's fondly called) has more than its fair share of top-notch hotel stays to really make your snow trip sing.

At them you can expect to relish in luxuries such as lake views, massage services, saunas and swimming pools.

Many also feature in-house bars and restaurants with stacks of atmosphere and quality food and drink to cap off a long day at the slopes.

These are some of the best-rated hotels with a 3+ star rating in the area based on HotelsCombined reviews.

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Jindabyne cabin accommodation

Cabin style accommodation gives you your own personal space and facilities such as private bathrooms and personal parking spaces.

Jindy has a range of price options from budget-friendly cabins in caravan parks like Discovery to high-end hotels like Kookaburra Ski Lodge.

Our top picks for Jindabyne cabin accommodation:

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Pet friendly accommodation in Jindabyne

Standard motels and hotels in Jindabyne don't allow pets. In order to bring your four-legged friend along for the journey, you'll have to look to alternate accommodation such as Airbnb and Stayz homestays.

When you book, filter to include "pets allowed" for options to suit your four legged friend.

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Alternate Jindabyne accommodation options

Airbnb and Stayz are both available in Jindabyne and its surrounding areas. They're an ideal option for larger groups as you can often score entire homes to yourself. They're also great if you'd prefer your own space and the run of facilities such as complete kitchens and laundry.

Camping is also an option for anyone looking to rough it for cheap. The closest to Jindabyne is Island Bend campground, which is in Kosciuszko National Park and is a 30 minute drive from town. While camping here is free you will need to book a spot. Also be advised you can expect snowfall in winter so pack accordingly to stay safe.

Frequently asked questions about Jindabyne accommodation

Where is Jindabyne?

In south-east New South Wales on the outskirts of the Snowy Mountains.

Where should I stay in Jindabyne?

  • Jindabyne town: Staying in town means you have easy access to facilities such as the supermarkets, restaurants, snow chain stores and equipment hire. However, compared to other regions in Jindabyne is the priciest for accommodation.
  • East Jindabyne: Budgets can be shaved immensely by branching out and staying in East Jindabyne. For example, you can score a 3.5-star stay with a lake view for under $100 per night. Many properties in East Jindabyne are along the lake which makes it ideal if you're visiting during summer.
  • Jindabyne suburbs: Anyone seeking to cut costs down heavily can scout out accommodation in Jindabyne's outer suburbs. Discovery Parks, which is a four-minute drive west of town has powered sites for campers and caravans from $130 per night. The Station, which is a six-minute drive south of town has rooms that can sleep up to six people from $186 per night.

How far is Jindabyne from Canberra?

Jindabyne is 180km south of Canberra, which is approximately a 2 hour drive.

How far in Jindabyne from Sydney?

Jindabyne is 460km south-west of Sydney, which is approximately a 5 hour drive.

How far is Jindabyne from Perisher?

Jindabyne is 32km from Perisher Valley which will take you just under 30 minutes in the summer without traffic. This will be a little longer during snowy conditions.

How far in Jindabyne from Thredbo?

Jindabyne is 36km from Thredbo or a 30 minute drive if the road is good. Expect the drive to be longer during peak season due to snow, ice and traffic.

Which sites let me book Jindabyne accommodation with free cancellation?

These sites let you make a refundable booking for your trip to Jindabyne, so there's less risk of losing the cost of your stay or deposit. Some sites only offer free cancellation on select Jindabyne hotels or at a slightly higher rate, so it's best to check the terms on your booking before confirming your stay.

Most sites, like Wotif or Expedia, will clearly state whether each Jindabyne hotel is non-refundable.

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Which sites let me use a coupon code to book Jindabyne accommodation?

Using one of our coupon codes at these sites will save you money on your Jindabyne stay. Some may ask you to pay for your stay upfront rather than on arrival in order to apply the code to your Jindabyne booking, but the same cancellation policy does apply so if you are able to cancel, you'll be able to get refunded.

Which sites let me book Jindabyne accommodation without a credit card?

If you don't have a credit card to make your Jindabyne booking, but would like to reap the rewards of one, compare credit cards that offer hotel rewards here.

Which Jindabyne hotel booking sites have rewards programs?

Get access to cheaper prices, collect points toward free stays and get extra perks like Wi-Fi or breakfast if you book your Jindabyne accommodation on sites like these:

  • Wotif: Part of the same family, Wotif lets you access the same benefits as the Expedia Rewards program. You'll get access to lower rates and earn points, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Depending on how often you make bookings, you'll be able to get bigger discounts and earn more perks like breakfast.
  • Agoda: PointsMAX lets you earn up to 6,000 points for your stay that you can put toward a preferred loyalty or frequent flyer program, including KrisFlyer and Velocity.
  • Trip.com: Trip Coins is Trip.com's rewards program where you can earn $1 for every 100 Trip Coins. It's free to join the program. Membership tiers from Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond have different perks to enjoy.
  • Hotels.com: Collect one stamp for every night's stay. Once you stay for 10 nights, you'll be able to redeem one free night up to the average value of your previous 10 nights.
  • Expedia.com.au: Access lower rates as a member and earn Expedia points on bookings, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Different levels of membership get you access to deeper discounts and perks, such as free breakfasts.
  • Marriott: The Marriott Bonvoy Benefits program lets you earn points towards free nights, access special member rates, get free Wi-Fi with your stay and check into your room via the mobile app. There are different status levels depending on how often you stay, starting with Silver Elite (10 nights per year).

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