Melbourne University Alpine Lodge

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Property Information

Melbourne University Alpine Lodge
+61 3 8344 5405
+61 3 8344 5405
9 COW CAMP LANE
MOUNT BULLER VIC 3723 Australia

Melbourne University Alpine Lodge

NOTE:

-ALL BOOKINGS ARE PER BED. THIS IS A SHARED FACILITY.

-BED GROUPING IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.

Property Features

  1. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  2. Wheel Chair Access
  3. Fire Place
  4. WiFi Internet
  5. Disabled Access Rooms
  6. Drying Room
  7. TV

Accommodation Details

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Other Midweek Sun-Thur Book

Nightly rate for all other guests for Midweek nights from Sunday to Thursday nights

  • Sleeps 1
  • Room 1: 1 Single bed

  • Non-smoking
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Other 5 Night Special Book

Price for other guests for five nights from Sunday to Thursday

  • Sleeps 1
  • Room 1: 1 Single bed

  • Non-smoking
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Other Friday & Saturday Weekend Book

Weekend Rate for Friday and Saturday night bookings for other guests.
Friday and Saturday nights MUST be booked together.

  • Sleeps 1
  • Room 1: 1 Single bed

  • Non-smoking
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Unimelb Student/ MU Sport Member Midweek (Sunday-Thursday) Book

Nightly price for University of Melbourne Student/ Melbourne University Sport Member for Midweek nights from Sunday to Thursday

  • Sleeps 1
  • Room 1: 1 Single bed

  • Non-smoking
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Unimelb Student/ MU Sport Member 5 Night Special Book

Price for University of Melbourne Sutdents and Members of Melbourne University Sport for five nights from Sunday to Thursday

  • Sleeps 1
  • Room 1: 1 Single bed

  • Non-smoking
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Unimelb Student/ MU Sport Member Friday & Saturday Book

Weekend Rate for Friday and Saturday night bookings for University of Melbourne Students and Melbourne Universit Sport Members
Friday and Saturday nights MUST be booked together.

  • Sleeps 1
  • Room 1: 1 Single bed

  • Non-smoking
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Rack Rate Book

Nightly price for University of Melbourne Student/ Melbourne University Sport Member for Midweek nights from Sunday to Thursday

  • Sleeps 1
  • Room 1: 1 Single bed

  • Non-smoking

Terms & Conditions

Mt Buller offers visitors a broad range of activities for skiers, board-riders and non-skiers meeting all needs and desires. At Mt Buller you will enjoy and can expect a world-class, integrated lift system, international ski & boardriding school, race department, ski patrol, ski & snowboard hire, guest services department to ensure your visit is a pleasant and memorable experience. Please read the rest of this information sheet carefully to ensure that your stay is enjoyable and that you are well prepared.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I ARRIVE?
Your first stop when you reach Mt Buller is the Resort Entry point at the base of the mountain (Mirimbah), where you’ll be required to pay an entry fee that goes towards the costs of essential services on the mountains - this fee provides entry to both Mt Buller and Mt Stirling. You can pre-purchase resort entry online (mtbuller.com.au) and save time and money, or at the gate when you arrive.

As you are staying overnight, parking fees apply and you are required to take Rideshare transportation to your accommodation. In addition, as you will be travelling above the snowline, you are required to carry wheel chains as weather conditions can change unexpectedly throughout your stay.

Rideshare fares are detailed in the Resort Entry pricing below.

Winter 2023

Entry Per Vehicle (9 seats or less)*

Day of arrival - $63
Online Day Entry - $53.50

Snowplay Express - July & August weekends*

Day of arrival - $63
Online Day Entry - $53.50

Overnight Entry & Parking from*

Day of arrival - $126
Online Day Entry - $107

Location
The Melbourne University Alpine Lodge is conveniently located in the heart of the Mt Buller Alpine Village on the corner of The Avenue and Cow Camp Lane next to Kooroora Hotel, the bus depot and the Youth Hostel. The location offers true ski in/ski out convenience at the bottom of the Bourke St run near the central ticket office. There is a free shuttle bus which leaves from the bus depot approximately every 20 min from 7am – 7pm. For beginners, it is recommended that you take the shuttle bus to be dropped off at the ski school. For intermediate and advanced skiers, you can ski directly from the rear of the lodge to the blue level Standard run via Canyon Trail rope tows. This will eventually take you to the Bull Run Chairlift. The rear of the lodge also provides access to the Chamois run.

Lodge Facilities
The modern lodge offers share style accommodation for 40 guests featuring central heating, open plan lounge and dining room, stone fireplace, magnificent views, TV, HI FI, a fully equipped kitchen (including microwaves), allocated food storage space including space in a fridge, all cleaning materials, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans, tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, drying room, unisex showers and toilets. Rooms comprise of bunk style bedding for 4 people.

Conditions of use
All guests are required to clean up after themselves, wash their own dishes and keep living areas clean and tidy after use, guests must complete assigned duties and any other reasonable requests from the Alpine Lodge supervisors and Melbourne University Sport staff. Communal living requires respect for the people with whom the lodge is shared. Consideration and adherence to the instructions and rules will minimize inconvenience and maximize enjoyment for all patrons.

Check in and Check out
Check-in is after 2:00pm. The lodge facilities are not available until this time to enable a smooth transition for those checking out. For large groups who arrive early, the Cow Camp Day Centre near the bus depot is available for toilets, changerooms and other amenities. Checkout is by 10:00am on the day of departure. Luggage may be stored in the luggage area until you are ready to leave and assigned duties must be completed prior to 10:00am. Early Arrivals can leave luggage in Storage prior to 2pm Check In.

Security
For security reasons the front door of the lodge can only be opened by manually operating the lock with a door code. This number is changed frequently and must not be given to anyone who is not an authorised user of the lodge. The door code will be sent to you from the Lodge manager 48 hours prior to your stay. A locker is available for valuables. Please contact the ski lodge manager to get the key for your locker. Thefts do occur so skis and snowboards should also be locked using a small padlock, ski clips provided in the ski locker room. Please also be careful not to leave your multi-day lift pass hanging in the drying room. To decrease the chance of theft, guests must remember to close the door to the ski room when leaving the lodge.

On Arrival
After using your security code to gain entry to the lodge, you will need to check the whiteboard in the entrance of the Lodge for your room allocation. The Lodge supervisor will be there to greet you on your arrival day. ALL GUESTS will need to produce appropriate identification (Fitness Membership Card/Student card/Drivers License). The supervisor will check guests into their rooms allocated, help you with any queries, explain the assigned duties and assist with information about the activities on the mountain.

Guest Provision
When staying at the Alpine Lodge you must take your own sleeping bags/doona, linen, towels, food, beverages, toiletries & hair dryers. Pillows are supplied however you must bring your own pillow slip. Linen available for hire per booking include: pillow slip ($1), Sheets ($4), blanket ($4), towel ($3) or a full set for $10.00 per person per booking. It is a good idea to bring a padlock or two to lock your skis in the ski/snowboard room.

Special Conditions of Use
Visitors are only permitted in the lodge in the company of a houseguest. Only houseguests are permitted in the Lodge after 10pm. For large group bookings, there are other venues for entertainment on the mountain. Group leaders are responsible for the behavior of those in their group while staying at the lodge. Those who abuse the facilities of the lodge may be prevented from making future bookings. As the Lodge operates on a sharing basis guests should be very conscious of each other and maintain a convivial atmosphere. Noise should be kept at a reasonable level after 10pm.

Guests are not permitted to change their beds without the permission of the Ski Lodge Supervisor. Skis, boots, shoes and outdoor attire are to be left in the Ski and drying rooms. The University of Melbourne has a SMOKE FREE ENVIROMENT POLICY and this applies to the Lodge as well.
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Anyone under the age of 18 years must always be accompanied by an adult whilst staying at the MU Alpine Lodge. The Lodge Manager(s) are not always on site and is/are not responsible for anything that may happen to guests or their children/dependents whist they are staying at the MU Alpine Lodge.

Emergency Evacuation Procedure
As the lodge manager(s) are not always on site. It is the guest’s responsibility to take note of all evacuation exits and evacuation procedures which are noted throughout all rooms and common areas of the MU Alpine Lodge.

Damages
Melbourne University Sport has the right to claim payment for any damage caused on the premises and to refuse further bookings from persons who breach the rules of the Lodge. Neither the University or its servants or agents nor Melbourne University Sport shall in any way be liable or responsible for any loss or damage to personal property of guests or visitors notwithstanding that any such loss or damage arises out of neglect, default act, omission or want of care on the part of the University, its servants or agents or Melbourne University Sport. No representation or undertaking is either expressed or implied as to safe custody or personal property or effects by the acceptance of bookings for the Lodge.
If you are unwell you need to stay at home

Payment Policy

Full Payment is required at the time of booking. Payment can be made via PayPal in the payment options.

Cancellation Policy

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.
If guest are prevented from attending their booking due to government restrictions or University restrictions due to Covid 19 they will receive a refund.

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