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Published March 6th 2015
On-mountain accommodation for the whole family
Corio Ski Club is a small, family friendly ski lodge located in Delatite Lane at Mt Buller.
Mt Buller is just a 3 hour drive from Melbourne and the closest of the ski resorts. If you are looking for on-mountain accommodation then Corio Ski Lodge is a small lodge to suit.
Image from Corio's website
The lodge was built by its initial 8 members who formed the club in the mid 1960s. It has grown in member size to 28 and which still includes some of the initial members who if you meet them they will happily tell you more about the lodge's history. The club opens bookings to the public each year and the atmosphere is welcoming to all.
Being a lodge environment there are communal facilities - kitchen, dining room, lounge room and shared toilets and bathrooms.The lodge has the ability to sleep a maximum of 20 guests at any one time and there are 5 rooms which sleep between two and five guests.
The lodge is ideal for families heading to the snow for a ski trip. Linen, pillows and doona are provided as are basic breakfast provisions. There is a bus stop close to the lodge where you can catch the free village bus to ski school.
There is a downstairs drying room and storage should you arrive prior to the check in time. The lodge is self catering and each guest has storage in drawers for food and fridge shelves for perishables. There is also a large kitchen with three stoves and two ovens.
Booking rates depend on whether you are staying in high or low season and midweek or weekend stays. Weekend stays include Friday and Saturday nights and they now have cheaper prices for children.