The Best Hotels in Mt Buller, Australia

Mt Buller has the largest lift network in Victoria, as well as fantastic accommodation options
Mt Buller has the largest lift network in Victoria, as well as fantastic accommodation options | © Brett Price / VWPics / Alamy Stock Photo
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17 December 2020

Skiing in Australia? These are the finest hotels in Mt Buller for your next Southern Hemisphere ski holiday.

Australia’s most accessible ski area, just a three-hour drive from Melbourne, Mt Buller has some excellent skiing, the largest lift network in Victoria and fantastic accommodation options. From elegant hotels with a range of dining choices to self-catering boltholes located right on the slopes, here are some of the best.

Breathtaker Hotel and Spa

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Located in the heart of Mt Buller, this smart hotel offers self-contained accommodation, ski hire and an excellent spa. All rooms come with a kitchenette, but there’s also a great selection of dining options, including a restaurant with exposed stone walls and magnificent mountain views. For a casual bite, BT Pizzeria serves everything from charcuterie and cheese platters to pizzas topped with slow-cooked brisket and smoked cheddar.

Buller Central Hotel

This ski-in, ski-out property features minimalist accommodation and good food to boot. Rooms sleep up to four in queen and bunk beds, and the decor is stripped-back, with wood-clad walls and bright ensuites. There’s a boot room for guests and a continental brekkie is thrown in. For après, The Villager restaurant has an extensive wine list and craft beers on tap.
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Mt Buller Chalet Hotel & Suites

With a spa, great eating options and cosy alpine decor, Mt Buller Chalet Hotel & Suites is a good option for skiers wanting a touch of boutique chic. Choose from accommodation ranging from king-size rooms to one-bed studios, self-catering suites and even a Lakeland Penthouse, which sleeps up to five and has rolltop baths, zebra-print dining chairs and an open fire.
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Arlberg

Snap on your skis and glide straight onto the main ski run at the top of Bourke Street from this family-friendly hotel. Accommodation options include motel rooms, one, two- and three-bed apartments and luxury apartments. As well as underground car parking, there’s a restaurant, laid-back sports bar and rooftop deck with panoramic views – best enjoyed with a steaming cup of joe or cold beer.
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  • Amber Lodge Mt Buller

    Families and groups of friends are well catered for at this homely, seven-bedroom, five-bathroom retreat. It’s handily located just 400m (1,312ft) from the village centre, and has recently been renovated with a fresh, open-plan living area complete with polished wood floors, window seats, a woodburning stove and fully-equipped kitchen. Thoughtful touches include board games and toboggans that guests can use for free.
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    Kabuki

    Within walking distance to shops, restaurants and Lydia Lassila’s chairlift, Kabuki comprises two guesthouses with a total of five ensuite bedrooms and a shared kitchen. The style is contemporary – think sleek, whitewashed bedrooms, floating stairs, vibrant houseplants and electronic key entry. Guests can use lockers for their ski stuff, and hop on a nearby shuttle (for free) to the slopes and ski school.
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    Enzian Hotel

    A good-value choice for couples, small groups and families, Enzian Hotel is set just metres from the Chamois Run and a short walk to the free village shuttle. Motel-style rooms, sleeping up to seven, feature bunks and doubles. Some have separate bedrooms for extra privacy, while apartments are more spacious. The Chamois Restaurant serves Asian-style food, such as Vietnamese chicken pho, pork bao and yuzu cheesecake.
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    Merrijig Lodge

    Whether you’re skiing in winter or mountain biking in summer, Merrijig Lodge has you covered. There’s a friendly feel – the lodge is run by fellow skiers – with a cosy communal lounge, fireplace and views of the surrounding peaks. Breakfast, nibbles and a three-course dinner are included. The in-house chef cooks up everything from Tasmanian smoked salmon terrine to homemade beetroot ravioli.

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    These recommendations were updated on December 17, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.