Located in the Kosciusko Park, Thredbo is only a 2 and a half hour drive south of Canberra and a 6 hour drive from Sydney. Once you reach Jindabyne, the gateway to the mountains, you are only 31 kilometres away from Australia’s longest ski runs. There are so many ways to get to Thredbo, you can fly, go by bus or self drive. Most airlines service the Canberra Airport from all the major Australian cities and then you just catch a plane to the Cooma Airport which is approximately 1 hours drive from Thredbo. Then just relax as you catch one of the coach transfers to your preferred Thredbo accommodation. All bus lines will drive you directly to Thredbo or if you would rather do it all at your own pace, you can hire a car from anywhere is Australia. But you must always make sure that you have properly fitter snow chains just in case there is heavy snow fall while you are there. You will also need to contact the National Parks in Jindabyne to organise your Park Entry Fees before you make your way to Thredbo. Entry fees can be paid at the gates or at the National Parks Centre in Jindabyne.
Thredbo is one of the most visited ski slopes in Australia and for this reason alone you can find all types of accommodation to suit not only your needs but your budget too. Located right in the heart of Thredbo you will find three of the most popular places to stay at, Kassees Apartment, the Banjo Townhouses and Rydges Thredbo Alpine Hotel.
Kassees is your traditional mountain lodges where they offer warm, friendly and helpful service. Meet other guests by the large open log fire in the cosy guest lounge, or revive yourself after a hard days skiing in the Finnish sauna, or just relax in the privacy of your own apartment which has daily servicing provided for your comfort. You will also experience some of the most breathtaking views from your balcony. Kassees also have a drying room, laundry facilities, on-site parking and outdoor BBQ. All rooms come with TV’s and DVD players, kitchen facilities, linen and doonas as well as your own private bathroom.
The Banjo Townhouses offers its guests either one or two bedroom loft style accommodation. You can enjoy from every room, stunning views of the mountains and the two (2) bedrooms with loft units have a slow combustion fire to add that cosy feel. Every townhouse has their own car parking space but being located so close to the village centre you will not have to drive anywhere. The ski lifts and shuttle bus stop are only a stones throw away and a hop skip and a jump to all that Thredbo has to offer. Every room has kitchen facilities, linen and doonas, drying room, ensuites, spa in the 2 bedroom loft deluxe and laundry facilities.
If you are looking to have everything at your fingertips within your place of accommodation then look no further than the 4 star boutique property of the Thredbo Alpine Hotel. It is in the heart of alpine village, a short stroll across the pedestrian bridge to the Valley Terminal and chairlifts, as well as being home to some of Thredbo's best restaurants and aprés ski venues. The hotel itself has on offer an outdoor pool and spa, internet facilities, sauna, guest lounges, restaurants and bars, drying room and guest parking. All rooms come with in-house movies, tea and coffee making facilities, bar fridge, phone, hairdryer, a TV with Austar and ensuite.