An easy 3-hour drive from Melbourne, Mt Buller is a long-time favourite ski break destination for Victorians.
The 2018 season is almost here so it's time to start planning your snow escape.
While technically a trip to Mt Buller can probably be done in one really long day, with the mountain being home to more than 300 hectares of skiable terrain, 22 lifts (the largest network in the state) and a village filled with accommodation, restaurants and bars, it’s best to stay for at least a night to get the most out of your stay
That’s why we’ve come up with a guide to the top accommodations at Mt Buller. Check out our list below that will save you time researching, and leave you more time planning out which run to schuss down first.
Top 7 places to stay in Mt Buller
Address: 224 Breathtaker Road, Mt Buller
A 4.5-star hotel offering ski-in/ski-out access, Hotel Pension Grimus has stolen the top stop on TripAdvisor for Mt Buller accommodation. It’s got the character of a European ski lodge, complete with vintage ski posters and exposed wooden beams in some of the rooms.
- Free Wi-Fi access
- All rooms have spa tubs with water jets
Address: 69 Chamois Road, Mt Buller
Offering an Austrian alpine experience, Enzian Hotel is a short drive from Mt Buller and Mt Stirling (or a 10-mintue walk to the slopes). The hotel has an Austrian-style bar for a true après ski experience as well as a restaurant serving hearty meals, perfect after a day on the slopes.
- Free Wi-Fi in public areas
- Range of room types including apartments for up to 10 guests
- Breakfast included in hotel room rates (not for apartments)
Address: 8 Breathtaker Road, Mt Buller
It’s almost too easy to get to the slopes from this ski-in/ski-out hotel that’s super close to the lifts too. Guests can get cosy by a fireplace, warm up in the spa, or take in mountain views from the balcony..
- There’s an indoor pool, sauna, hot tub at the hotel, plus massage treatments on offer
- Just 80 metres from the ski lifts
- Free Wi-Fi access and kitchenettes in all rooms
Address: 18 Goal Post Road, Mt Buller
Home to just 25 rooms with a cosy B&B feeling, Duck Inn Mt Buller is a mountain home away from home. There’s an on-site shop and hire centre with a wide range of ski and snowboard equipment available.
- Free Wi-Fi in the lobby and free ski shuttle
- Breakfast is included in the rate
Address: 10 Delatite Lane, Mt Buller
A great budget option compared to some of the other mountain-side options, Sugarbush Lodge and Apartments features a bunch of different room types from hotel room to apartment. It’s 400 metres from the centre of the village and has a bar, pool, spa, sauna and ski hire available to guests
- Hotel-style rooms include continental breakfast
- Apartment rooms are ideal for groups and can accommodate up to eight
Address: 48 Stirling Road, Mt Buller
A Mt Buller staple for more than 50 years, Alpine Retreat offers comfortable accommodation in the village. There’s also the Off-Piste Bar at the hotel and an Italian Alp-inspired restaurant, Dolomiti, on-site offering authentic italian dishes and wines.
- Free Wi-Fi
- On-site equipment rental shop
- Warm spa and a pool for the kids
Address: 5 Summit Road, Mt Buller
Overlooking the mountain, the Mount Buller Chalet Hotel and Suites is a 4-star resort with a host of amenities like pool, spa, sauna and bar.
- Ski-in/ski-out access
- Comfortable lounge with fireplace
- Views available overlooking Bourke Street ski run
Which Mt Buller accommodations offer ski-in ski-out?
|Hotel||Closest ski lift / Resort||Type of accommodation|
|Hotel Pension Grimus and Apartments||Abom 6-chair ski lift||Hotel rooms and apartments|
|Amo Lodge||Shaky Knees||Self-contained chalet|
|Arlberg Hotel||Bourke Street ski run||Bedroom apartments, luxury apartments, motel rooms|
|Apartments @ Arlberg||Bourke Street ski run||Self-contained apartments|
|Abom Hotel and Apartments||Bourke Street opposite the Mt Buller Ski and Snowboard School||Hotel rooms and self-contained apartments|
|Burnt Hut||Shaky Knees||Chalets|
|Mt Buller Chalet Hotel and Suites (previously Grand Mercure Chalet Mt Buller)||Blue Bullet chairlift||Chalets and suites|
|Buller Central||Blue bullet chairlift||Family rooms and bunk bedrooms|
|Valley View Apartments||Bourke Street ski run||Apartments|
|Breathtaker All Suite Hotel and Alpine Spa||Abom 6-chair ski lift and Bourke Street ski run||Suites and hotel rooms|
|Mansfield Ski Lodge||Standard run||Lodge|
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Mt Buller Airbnb accommodation
During peak season accommodation options in Mt Buller may become slim and if you're finding it difficult to secure a room, an alternate form of accommodation is homestay. Airbnb is one of the bigger players that offers a variety of home rentals from private rooms to entire homes. A number of ski-in/ski-out options are also available.
You can search for available stays in Mount Buller Alpine Village here.