Alpine Lodge

The University’s Alpine Lodge at Mt Buller is a 40-bed, share facility available for hire during the ski season.

The lodge is perfect for lovers of snow sports and fresh mountain air. A student discount is available to all University of Melbourne students. Group bookings for more than 20 people are eligible for a 10% discount.

The Lodge

Within walking distance to Mt. Buller Village and located only metres from the Blue Bullet quad chair and Chamois lift, the Lodge provides the perfect place to stay on the mountain.

Clean, modern share-style accommodation with family rooms available, each room has two bunk beds with an upper and lower bed (total four (4) beds).

  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Open-plan lounge and dining room
  • Stone fireplace
  • TV and DVD
  • Lockable ski and snowboard racks
  • Temporary post checkout storage
  • Lodge supervisor onsite

Guests must take their own linen (sleeping bags/doona/blankets, sheets, pillowslip & towel), food, beverages, toiletries & hair dryers. Pillows are supplied. A limited supply of linen is available for hire including: pillow slip ($1), sheets ($4), blanket ($4), towel ($4), or a full set for $10 per person, per booking.

It is a good idea to bring a padlock or 2 to lock any valuables in the cupboards in the rooms or your skis in the ski/snowboard room. These can also be purchased from the managers for $10 each.

Contact

Group booking forms and enquiries please contact Jen Eslick via jdow@unimelb.edu.au or phone 03 8344 8575.

Bookings

Melbourne University Alpine Lodge is dorm room style accommodation and bookings may be split across multiple rooms.

Please note prior to booking that:

  • Booking is only confirmed upon full payment
  • Check in anytime after 2pm
  • Check out by 10am (bag storage available)
  • Friday through Saturday night (x2 nights) booking is required
  • As a shared facility, bookings are per bed

Groups of more than 20 people are eligible for a 10% discount.

Pricing - Mt Buller Alpine Lodge

MID - WEEK (Sun - Thurs) per night - PEAK

  • $71 MU Students & Members
  • $95 Others

MID - WEEK (Sun - Thurs) 5 nights - PEAK

  • $296 MU Students & Members
  • $390 Others

Friday and Saturday (min. 2 night stay) - PEAK

  • $217 MU Students & Members
  • $270 Others

MID - WEEK (Sun - Thurs) per night - SkiSeptember

  • $TBA MU Students & Members
  • $TBA Others

MID - WEEK (Sun - Thurs) 5 nights - SkiSeptember

  • $TBA MU Students & Members
  • $TBA Others

Friday and Saturday (min. 2 night stay) - SkiSeptember

  • $TBA MU Students & Members
  • $TBA Others
Payment Methods

Full payment must accompany all bookings. Accepted methods: Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard), EFT and Cheque.

Refunds

No refund is permitted unless there is a medical reason*; requests are to be made in writing with medical certificate provided. An administration fee will apply for all refunds.

Conditions of Use

Please carefully and thoroughly read MU Sport's Alpine Lodge Conditions of Use. Your booking means that you accept these conditions and are subject to the guidelines, terms and agreements applicable to your booking and use of the Alpine Lodge.

Mt Buller

An easy three-hour drive from Melbourne, the Alpine Lodge is located across the road from Mt Buller Village, our Alpine Lodge is the closest accommodation to the Village itself and located directly behind the Kooroora Hotel.

Transportation

View info on how to get to Mt Buller here.

If driving, please read the parking information below. For all other transportation options, click here.

Parking

There is no parking at the MU Sport Lodge or in Mt Buller Village. All parking is located in the general car park, after paying resort entry fee.

To get to the Lodge, a free shuttle bus is available from the carpark. Please note that the shuttle bus only allows a daypack and skis/snowboard.

For those with luggage, taxis are available to take you and your items up to the Lodge.

For up to date details regarding shuttle bus use, click here.

For more information on Mt Buller taxi service, click here.

What to Do

The Lodge is the perfect mountain retreat — have a great snow day with your mates or family and do fun things like search for the Mt Buller Yeti.

For information on mountain ski hire, great eats and what's on, please feel free to consult the Lodge supervisor who will happily assist with any information. You will also be provided with a current Information Sheet when you make a booking.

More information on Mt Buller events to and Mt Buller Village can be found via the links.

Ski Hire

The Melbourne University Ski Club (MUSKI) has their own hire facilities on campus and has just upgraded their fleet.

Melbourne University Sport does not handle any ski hire bookings or enquiries. If you would like to enquire about ski hire, contact the MUSKI directly via the links

More information here.

Prices list here.

Lift Passes

See the Mt Buller website for pass information.

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Contact Us

For more information about the MU Sport Alpine Lodge, contact alpinebookings@musport.org