Aardvark Alpine Lodge has an open plan lounge and dining room, cooking and food storage facilities and a fully equipped kitchen including microwaves. New renovations have created a large new mezzanine living area upstairs complete with a kitchenette and wide windows opening up stunning views over Hotham to the North-West. Several private bathrooms are each equipped with a shower, toilet and basin - central heating is used throughout the lodge including for our drying room where you can leave wet clothing and boots overnight.

Fantastic Location

  • Ski-in Ski-out makes it easy to hit the slopes each morning, take strategic rest-breaks, and get back home at the end of the day.
  • A great location for skiing families - excellent access to the 'Big D' slope makes supervising children very easy.
  • Close to the General Store and Kid's Ski School.
  • Highest private lodge at Mt Hotham - altitude 1,770m!

On-site Manager

Our manager is in residence all through the snow season and will provide all assistance to help you enjoy your stay in true Aardvark Alpine Club style.

Living Spaces

Two living spaces are provided for your enjoyment and relaxation.

  • The main living area downstairs features comfy arm chairs and a fabulous open fire.
  • Our newly expanded and renovated mezzanine is a great place to enjoy a drink or few with friends, a space for children to get together and an or an area to just relax while taking in the views.

Kitchen Facilities

Communal facility includes - a fully equipped kitchen with commercial dishwasher, two large ovens and multiple gas burners, fridge and pantry storage for each room. All crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, tea, coffee and basic condiments provided.

Dining Area

Convivial community atmosphere to enjoy your meals with your ski party and meet new friends.


  • Up to a total of 38 persons in 9 bedrooms across 3 split levels.
  • A range of bed configurations: 6 rooms have doubles and singles, 2 have all singles and 1 just a double bed.
  • Doonas and pillows provided. Please bring own sheets (top and bottom sheets), pillowslips and towels. Alternatively, you can hire sheets and towels for a small fee, but please note sleeping bags are NOT permitted.


Room Sleeps Configuration
1 6 1 Double bed  
2 x 2 Single bunk beds
2 4 1 Double bed  
2 Single bunk beds
3 4 1 Double bed  
2 Single bunk beds
4 4 2 x 2 Single bunk beds

5 6 1 Double bed    
2 x 2 Single bunk beds
6 2 1 Double bed

7 4 1 Double bed  
2 Single bunk beds
8 4 1 Double bed  
2 Single bunk beds
9 4 2 x 2 Single bunk beds


Following recent renovations, we offer several bathrooms featuring a shower, handbasin and toilet in each. There is also a “family bathroom" with a bath.

Drying Room and Ski/Board Racks

These facilities are provided to ensure your ski clothing & equipment is dry and safely stored after your days skiing.

Supplies Provided

A range of food, condiment and cooking items are provided for your convenience. This includes tea, coffee, sugar, flour, herbs and spices, cooking oils, sauces, jams and spreads.

Free WiFi

Free WiFi internet access is available throughout the lodge.


To achieve our aim of cheap and happy skiing, we ask you to perform minor duties. We don’t employ persons to clean and tidy up. Duties are allocated for each room, and we ask you to please vacuum your room on departure.