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Lodge with meals included

Discussion in 'Falls Creek' started by david chadderton, Jul 12, 2019 at 7:03 PM.

  1. david chadderton

    david chadderton Hard Yards

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    Planning a trip to Falls from Tassie and was interested to find out if theres any club lodges that have a chef providing breakfast and evening meals? Theres a great one at Hotham call SCEG https://www.sceg.com.au/
    Travelling with kids, skiing all day then cooking meals wears thin a over a week.....holiday for who! not to mention the logistics of getting provisions up there.
     
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    #2 2ESki, Jul 12, 2019 at 9:20 PM
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  3. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    that's not a club lodge.
    Pretty Valley is one of a number of commercial lodges that provide at least dinner & brekkie. Pretty Valley does lunch too.

    If you want a clublodge, there are not many that take bookings from the general public. I can't think of any that provide dinner and take public bookings.

    Lots of commercial lodges were converted to apartments but there are still some left. For commercial lodges that provide dinner & brekkie, as well as Pretty Valley you could check out FC Hotel, Nelse, Diana, Feathertop (I think), Cooroona, Halleys. I've probably overlooked a few.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    getting provisions up ther isn't that bad. The Tawonga Sth butcher delivers, as does the supermarket. If you take your own stuff, the extra cost per box/bag on oversnow is not too bad. None-the-less, I would certainly encourage people to enjoy the companionship of a lodge rather than just being in an apartment.
     
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  5. david chadderton

    david chadderton Hard Yards

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    yeh that's the other thing companionship, sitting around having a chat and beer......thanks i'll check out the places mentioned
     
  6. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think price order might be something like pretty valley, fc hotel, nelse, feathertop, dianna, cooroona, halleys. I think the last 2 do a lot of school groups these days. Fearhertop changed hands before last season and I'm not really sure where they are at. Restaurant certainly went down a lot.
     
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    TACKIE One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    What about Riparoo ?
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oops. Forgot them.
     
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    You can do all your preparations and cooking at home, package up and freeze things like pasta sauce, stews and casseroles and simply reheat at dinner time. Just add heat and serve after cooking noodles or rice. Ditto all the ham and cheese toasties etc. But I'm a cook by trade and find cooking easier than skiing
     
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    Should find something there offering a complete package that suits. But none are club lodge (cept Diana?)
     
  11. Scott No Mates Ver 1.1

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    Attunga does lodge rooms too (small but tarriff includes brekky/dinner), not a club lodge either.
     
  12. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I wasn't sure about them. I know they are mainly apartments and had a restaurant. Wasn't sure if they included meals with lodge rooms.
     
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    Apresski Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is Diana a club lodge never used to be.... Almost bought it a long time ago, then went off the idea of running a lodge.
     
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    Apresski Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    What about the one that looks like a Swiss Chalet.. Karelia I think, does that still exist?
     
  15. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mum told me, if you can't say something nice, better not to say anything at all
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I didn't think it was a club.
     
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    I thought maybe it was, hence question mark. Seems not.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    there are some lodges that legally are clubs but operate more like commercial businesses. I'm not sure that Diana isn't in that category but I doubt it
     
  19. Bundybear

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    Simple. Take me along and I can play chef for you. As long as I get some play time. :D
     
  20. Apresski

    Apresski Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    it changed hands before last session. AFAIK it's just as good.
     
  22. Scott No Mates Ver 1.1

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    It's only got 5 apartments - so it is mostly lodge rooms 2-4 share.

    As for Nelse, haven't stayed there since Ros and Graham sold but probably will again.
     
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    Apresski Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I gather it's still good though.
     
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    Conners One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh it’s alright, just a tad odd. We stayed last season and found the quirkiness almost charming, the advice that the dinner needs to be experienced just once in your life was entirely accurate.
    The location on the other hand is a bit of a pain, skating is unavoidable.