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Question Cheapest Open Accommodation for 1 adult & 1 child at Hotham or Dinner Plain

Discussion in 'Hotham & Dinner Plain' started by adventuremum, Jul 27, 2020.

  1. adventuremum

    adventuremum Hard Yards

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    Hi
    Any suggestions of cheapest open accommodation for 1 adult & 1 child at Hotham or Dinner Plain with direct access to XC trails?
    Many of Hotham ski lodges are understandably shut. But if anyone knows any that are open and have 2 person/bed room (with ensuite given COVID) or a studio or 1 BR apartment, that would be great.
    From Regional Vic & just hoping there may be some snow in next 7-10 days (before the state is shut down...)
    And suggestions of best beginner and intermediate XC trails also appreciated
    Thanks
     
  2. Hermannator

    Hermannator One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Try ski lodges open to the public such as Bundarra or Arrabri - adjacent to mellow XC trails

    No idea if they are the cheapest options though.
     
  3. Seth

    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    When you say regional what do you mean specifically? can understand Hotham if coming from Gippsland.

    Why isn’t falls an option if looking for XC?
     
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  4. Tom from Melbourne

    Tom from Melbourne One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Check out Omeo.

    Cheap, close to Gippsland and the drive is relatively easy, especially for Dinner Plain XC (assuming snow ok).
     
  5. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Try Valhalla ski club. Great location, affordable, family friendly, nice vibe.
     
  6. adventuremum

    adventuremum Hard Yards

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    Hi All
    thanks for those suggestions (am checking booking availability/price for Valhalla, Bundarra, Arrabri). Would much rather stay on mountain than do daily commute. Coming from Macedon Ranges, so Falls Creek also an option (only slightly further than Hotham/Dinner Plain).
     
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  7. Seth

    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Slightly further but a much better drive.
     
  8. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m not sure if open, but Silverski if FC an option...
     
  9. Bendalong+

    Bendalong+ One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Extended family are foundation members of Valhalla. Can verify from numerous stays over the years, it is a great location, well managed, friendly and just well nice. When the snow depth allows, Frosty drop across the road is a great start to the day.
     
  10. Hermannator

    Hermannator One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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