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Peppers Rundells Alpine Lodge

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by Jane McKinnon (subscribe)
I am a mum who is learning how to use my camera. I post on Instagram janes_photo_gallery. Having so much fun.
Published April 30th 2017
It was the first time for our family going to the snow. We wanted somewhere that wasn't swamped with hundreds and hundreds of people and long queues. I found Peppers Rundells Alpine Lodge and it was perfect.



You can drive straight to the front door. The drive was very interesting going up the mountain - my car temperature went from normally where it sits, down to cold. Then the mist set in. I couldn't wait to get there.

Misty roads
Drive up the mountain


Drive to Mount Hotham
Drive to Dinner Plain


We went in the first week out of the South Australian winter school holidays and snow came down in the second week, so unfortunately we didn't get to do the one thing I really wanted to do, which was the Dog Sleigh.

Beautiful lodge
Inside is wonderful


Dinner Plain
Dinner Plain Village


Must throw snowballs
Snow play


Howvere there was enough snow to try skiing and snowboarding.
We found a little patch that we could do our own thing and not get in anyone's way.

Snow run
Fun in the snow


Peppers is a beautiful homely lodge. The lovely staff are friendly and when you return to the lodge, there is a nice hot chocolate you can order. Breakfast was included with eggs and bacon, cereals, coffee, juice and tea. Dinner was included in our package. It consisted of 5 courses.

Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate at the end of the day.


Sit around the fire during the day, playing chess or going through your photos as I did. Upstairs is a small lounge where you can watch a DVD movie. The rooms are warm and cosy and internet is available.

Fireplace
Lounge area


The Lodge is private and only open to people after 4.00pm who are not staying at the Lodge. You can walk to the pub and ski hire and other areas around the village. Take what supplies as it will make things easier. It was cold but on some days, the sun came out and it was wonderful.

Peppers Rundell Alpine Lodge
Peppers Rundells Alpine Lodge


4 star classic lodge rooms
FREE on-site parking
2 course a la carte dinner nightly in Graze
Breakfast daily (Cooked breakfast 11th June - end Sept)
Access to Rundells private guest lounge and movie room
Private access to Rundells spa and sauna room
Rooms Serviced daily
Wireless internet access
Appelles amenities
Crisp white linen and towels
T2 tea and coffee Plasma TVs
FREE Charging of your Tesla during your stay

Frozen pool
Outside pool area



It was a wonderful stay for our first time seeing snow. If you visit their website and follow them on Facebook, you will
get updates on the snow coverage and beautiful photographs.

Frozen pool
Frozen pool


Peppers Rundells Alpine Lodge caters for all levels of skills. If you want to go to Mount Hotham, it's only a 10-minute bus or car ride.
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Phone: 03 5159 6422
Where: 12 Big Muster Dr, Dinner Plain VIC 3898
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