Top 10 Cabins In The Snowy Mountains, Australia - Updated 2022


Often referred to by the locals as “The Snowies”, Snowy Mountains is the highest mountain range that can be found on mainland Australia. It’s one of the best destinations for a weekend getaway on the slopes or a relaxing time in the cabins. If you are visiting with your little ones, take them to The Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre and learn about the country’s power stations. After exploring educational attractions, join a winery tour and sample some of the region’s premium wines. In terms of accommodations, some rentals here are good for couples while others are great for families and a group of friends. Whichever category you fall into, you will surely find a home base here. You can find many Airbnb vacation rentals and Stayz accommodations in the Snowy Mountains. Some of these accommodations are cabins. Check out our list of the top cabins in the Snowy Mountains, Australia.

1. Pet-friendly cabin overlooking mountain fields (from USD 397)

Words are not even enough to describe the magic that surrounds this cabin. Whether you’re staying warm inside or embracing the cold breeze outside, every moment spent in this place feels more like a dream. What makes this rental a standout is the opportunity to soak in a bathtub with a breathtaking view of the outdoors. There’s also a fully equipped chef’s kitchen in case you want to brush up your culinary skills. The owners love pets so don’t hesitate to bring your fur babies with you.

Crackenback, New South Wales, Australia
128 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful open space with sun room to enjoy no matter the weather
we loved the heated bathroom floor
the bed and linen were divine bathroom gorgeous and living space cosy
i could go on and on about the bath and stunning rainfall shower
very clean and spacious
spotlessly clean and very well equipped
the property was exceptionally clean and smelled absolutely amazing on arrival
it is the perfect combination of warm cozy clean stylish and well equipped
great stay and excellent host
best place ever :) this airbnb is absolutely amazing and the hosts are awesome
amazing place wonderful host and beautiful location can’t go wrong staying there
being a pet friendly airbnb is icing on the cake and we will 100% be back next winter
the house was sparkling clean and the hosts added personal touches to make us feel at home
amazing place amazing location highly recommended
beautiful place in a quite location
a great getaway location to unwind and relax
great location to get to the ski resorts
a beautiful place to stay in a wonderful setting and great distance from the snow
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2. Warm cabin with superb amenities (from USD 201)

Whether it’s winter or summer, you will find a cozy home to stay in Thredbo Village. Chill-Out is a little haven surrounded by stunning views of the mountains. While here, you can go skiing or snowboarding in the snowcapped mountains and come home to your warm cabin equipped with amenities such as free wifi, television with cable channels, a small bath with heater, and a high chair, to name a few. The more nights you get to spend here, the less you have to pay so take advantage of your vacation and go all out. For a week on the slopes, a stay in this cabin is definitely worth your time and money.

CHILL-OUT - THREDBO - freestanding ski cabin - self check-in
Thredbo Village, NSW, AU
3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

3. Self-contained cabin for travelers on a budget (from USD 96)

For a budget-friendly weekend with the family, you can get your dose of nature at Pender Lea. These sweet, little cabins are installed on a 2800-acre (1133-hectare) lot. While here, you can let the kids run free while you enjoy taking aesthetic photos of the cabin and your surroundings. Grab a table and set up a lovely Sunday brunch under the shady trees. You can walk down the river, sit by the rocks, and enjoy a 15-minute meditation. This is a one-weekend getaway you wouldn’t want to miss.

Pender Lea Self Contained Park Cabin
8 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
once you enter the cabin you have very good wifi service
the cabins are good and clean and have everything as advertised
place needs a good clean
it would have been good for the owner to email us
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4. Rustic log cabin in the woods (from USD 459)

Situated on a 100-acre (40-hectare) lot that is far away from the city, you will surely find respite from the urban life in this log cabin in the Snowy Mountains. Wake up in the morning and enjoy the mountain view from the balcony while letting the kids run around a spacious lot outside. Have the place all to yourselves, and feel free to explore the surroundings, appreciate the moment to bond, and take in the beauty of nature. At night, you can get yourself a good book to read while getting yourself comfortable in front of the fireplace.

Rustic Log Cabin on 100 acres in the heart of the Snowy Mountains
4 reviews
cabin 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

5. Swiss-inspired cabin for a family (from USD 807)

This cabin is a crafty, little space with amenities that’s perfect for a family weekend getaway. With one master bedroom, a loft-style bedroom for the kids, and a kitchen equipped with everything you may need, this place is a great option for families who want to stay close to a golf course and the mountains. There’s also a balcony overlooking Thredbo and a barbecue grill for an outdoor lunch. This rental can accommodate up to eight guests.

Riverside 41 Thredbo
Thredbo, NSW, AU
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

6. Tiny cabin ideal for a couple (from USD 203)

This tiny house in the Snowy Mountains is designed to provide a cozy hideaway for two travelers or a couple on a romantic vacation. Guests can sleep comfortably in its king-sized bed or in the sofa bed. Other amenities that can be enjoyed here include TV, heating, a dedicated workspace, and cooking basics.

ReThynk Unique Tiny home East Jindabyne
East Jindabyne, New South Wales, Australia
113 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cosy and comfortable and with amazing fireplace
michelle’s house was fantastic - stylish clean and a very unique space
we appreciated how clean and tidy the home was michelle’s responsiveness and the particularly comfortable king bed
new clean great position lovely hosts will book again
michelle and jason are welcoming and friendly people who know jindabyne very well
well-thought-out tiny house with great hosts
an adorable tiny house eco friendly and very comfortable
michelle was very helpful understanding that it was our first time at the snow
prime location and comfortable bed
a great little spot close to jindabyne but far enough away to be peaceful and really quiet
absolutely lovely beautiful location and stay
good location and friendly hosts
nice little 10min walk to the lake and extremely quite area
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7. Luxurious cabin surrounded by nature (from USD 629)

Modern, stylish, and minimalist—this place is a luxury amidst nature. Every space is curated with elegant touches that are good for inspiration and aesthetics. Having coffee on the balcony is the best way to spend your mornings while marveling at the Thredbo River. This charming haven is situated atop the mountains with easy access to the lake, a quick drive to town, and a 50-minute drive to Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk.

The Eastern Thredbo Village | Cedar Cabin
Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia
125 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i thought the luxe bathroom products were a nice touch and the views gave it a glamping vibe
for instance the heated bathroom floors and the massive onsen bath (that can fit two people )
we loved the japanese inspired interior the luxurious bed linens and plush towels
beautiful linens bed like a cloud a kitchen with everything you might need and that bathroom
beautiful apartment and so in keeping with the surroundings
immaculately clean and presented
amazing clean modern and just completely perfect
the whole cabin was spotlessly clean and friendly & prompt communication with the host
property was artistic technology friendly cosy and clean
a boutique luxury accommodation wonderful views and very clean highly recommend at all times of the year
and monique is the perfect host
monique has been very helpful and quick in her responses to many of our questions
monique was the best host and the check in was simple and straight forward
monique was a pleasure to deal with and was extremely helpful throughout our stay
monique is a fabulous host and i will definitely be coming back thank you monique
great location and outlook
beautiful location comfortable spaces close to restaurants and activities
amazing location everything was wonderful
stylish and beautifully presented accommodation in a fantastic location
it’s the best location in thredbo with the most beautiful interiors
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8. Cozy farmstay in the heart of the Snowies (from USD 121)

Does the idea of checking out chicken coops and collecting eggs to cook for breakfast seem fun and exciting to you? Then, you will find joy in experiencing farm life at Highland Lodge Farmstay. With lots of activities available in the area, this place is perfect for the kids and the whole family! Highland Lodge Farmstay requires a minimum stay of 2 nights so you can spend a great weekend exploring 160 acres (65 hectares) of farmland with a lot of farm animals.

Highland Lodge Farmstay
43 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
accomodation was basic but clean
the accommodation was clean and well designed comfortable for all 5 of us
the accommodation was clean with all the basic needs and the owners were very friendly and accommodating
gwen and bob were fantastic hosts
staff were helpful and friendly overall we enjoyed our stay even on a rainy weekend
we had such a great time at this place the house farm animals area and hosts were great
lovely farm with comfortable clean facilities friendly hosts and really well set up for children
location is good just 10 minutes from town and 40 minutes to ski fields
a great place to stay summer or winter
the animals are fantastic and the location is convenient to the ski resorts
a great place to stay with kids
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9. Sophisticated cabin with lovely views

With a beautifully curated interior that’s inspired by the modern Scandinavian look, this cabin is a mix of sophistication, minimalism, and comfort. Complete with amenities including WiFi and heating, you won’t miss work while also being away from work. Pets are allowed in the area so you don’t have to leave them behind.

This beautiful self catered 3 bedroom Cabin sleeps 6.
1 review
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
beautiful place and excellent hosts
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10. Quaint cottage on a farmland

Tastefully decorated with handcrafted touches, this secluded cabin in the Snowy Mountains is perfect for artsy tourists looking for a place to spend the night. Simple, clean, and crafty—this place is a breath of fresh air. Surrounded by nature, you can enjoy a weekend away from the city’s noise and pollution with its fenced-off yard and verandah area. Inside, there’s one double bed, two single beds, a fireplace, and a dedicated workspace.

Secluded Snowy Mountains hideaway
15 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was great comfortable accommodation and stylish furnishings
gorgeous comfortable home perfect for a couple or small family
the house is clean beautifully designed and easily accessed
it was bigger that we expected so clean and so well presented
thank you to our hosts for sharing their place with us
beautiful house comfortable beds and communicative hosts
amazing farm stay trent & niki were very helpful and easy to contact
trent and niki's place is a perfect little getaway for families
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Get a little slice of heaven even for a weekend

Whether it’s summer or winter, it’s always a good time to spend a holiday at these lovely homes. These cabins present the best opportunity to experience comfort and relaxation with amazing mountain views. While here, grab the chance to try different activities and create beautiful memories with your loved ones.

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