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Alpenhorn Lodge
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Thredbo Village
Certificate of Excellence
Singapore
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80 reviews
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“Comfortable boarding in Thredbo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Self drove so locating this property on GPS was easy. Unfortunately no parking at lodge. Had to drive off to a car park & walked hundreds of meters back in the cold everyday!
Good location with only a short walk to ski lifts.
Thredbo town is small so everywhere is within walking distantly.
Great service staff. Efficient & friendly. Chatty & personal. Greatest assets.
3 star property. Small beds. Small room. Small toilet. Small everything.
No servicing of rooms, except change of towels & clearing if trash upon requests.
Wifi available on request.
Simple buffet breakfast spread.
Smelly drying room.

Room Tip: Lower floor means no climbing of stairs. Easier.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

Staff were very attentive to detail, courteous and very happy. Tapas restaurant was so yummy as were the breakfasts. Definitely going back again even if it is just for the food and evening entertainment

  • Stayed August 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

We had a wonderful time at the Alpenhorn lodge, the staff were wonderful in everyway. It is a lovely old style lodge with common eating and lounge areas, great location and very well priced. Nigel was always smiling and very helpful with what was happening on the mountain.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

The view from the front Room 1 was sensational - we woke up to snow capped mountains almost directly outside our window ! There was also a generous verandah with similar views for evening drinks to watch the beautiful sunsets. Nigel lived up to his reputation of managing the 'friendliest resort in Thredbo' and was very informative. The Thai restaurant was the icing on the cake with food so good (very generous serves) that we dined there two nights in a row. The room was warm and cleaned daily. Great lodge atmosphere allowed guests to share travel stories in the lounge. We look forward to annual visits from now on.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cremorne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

We stayed at the Alpenhorn Lodge for two nights when we went to Thredbo for a weekend at the end of August. It was fantastic, the location was well placed for the community bus and the in house Thai restaurant was amazing!!!!!

Our room was large enough for the four of us and there was a secure drying room and storage room for skis making it super easy with kids. The staff - especially Nigel were great, they made us feel very welcome.

The views from the breakfast room were stunning, a great way to start the day!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

Great family lodge, friendly and helpful staff. Short walk to shuttle and restaurants and chairlifts. Thai restaurant is very nice and very convenient. Our family loves the lodge atmosphere, adults stay up and talk in the Lounge areas while the kids are in bed. Have a fantastic time every year.

  • Stayed September 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

Alpenhorn was perfect for us. We stayed 5 nights (with another family). The location was a 5 minute walk from the village centre and getting to the kids in their ski gear to Friday Flats was relatively seamless on the free buses that stop just up the road. The staff were friendly, especially Nigel who looked after us very well. Nothing was a problem and we were made to feel very welcome. The rooms were clean, the common areas were perfect for relaxing at the end of a hard day on the slopes!! The thai restaurant was delicious - great food and reasonably priced. We had a wonderful holiday and will definitely come back - thanks Nigel and Co.

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Additional Information about Alpenhorn Lodge

Property: Alpenhorn Lodge
Address: Alpenhorn Lodge Buckwong Place, Thredbo Village, Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales 2625, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Kosciuszko National Park > Thredbo Village
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Thredbo Village
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alpenhorn Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Alpenhorn Lodge continues to offer a friendly atmosphere and great value holidays for which it is renowned. Alpenhorn Lodge is rated three and a half stars by AAA/NRMA. Our friendly staff set the scene for an enjoyable, affordable holiday staying in the heart of the village. Alpenhorn is in Buckwong Place situated 200 metres from the Kosciuszko chair, and even closer to the village square, shops and bars. The lodge is 40 metres from the free winter village shuttle buses. Our guest lounges offer a place to relax with a book or magazine while the deck offers the perfect afternoon suntrap overlooking the slopes to relive your latest skiing feats! There is security ski storage/bike storage and a heated drying room for your ski boots and clothes. To extend your skiing time, luggage storage and guest change facilities are available. You can time your visit for Christmas and New Year or one of the special events and festivals in summer such as the Jazz or Blues festivals. Play golf, bicycle, fly fish or walk to the top of Mt KosciuszkoIn summer our BBQ courtyard is a popular place to read a book. There is also a stream beside the lodge with a grassy bank for those who want a shady spot to retire to. Wireless internet is available free of charge at the lodge. ... more   less 
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