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195 Summit Road, Mount Buller, Victoria 3723, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Ok, I've been skiing at Buller only since the early 70's & was a member for about 35 years. I recently rejoined 2012 as I needed a club lodge at Mt Buller for my family to go to, like I had as a kid. Now at 54 with a 9 & 10yo & my 50th year on skis we so... More

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Andrew D, Manager at The Whitt, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, you are absolutely on the money - The Whitt rocks! In 2014 there are a whole heap of improvements too, a new menu and a fabulous kitchen team headed up by our executive chef David. The bar has been refurbished, and the drink selection will be mind boggling. We have also installed a chocolate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

What a difference 12 months can make! This season the Ski Club of Victoria has turned it on with the refurb of The Whitt! Food is amazing with changing menus, much higher standards, excellent Apre's Bar Happy Hour, Various entertainment options, so many entertaining areas, two bars, restaurant, quiet Governors room, two huge roaring fires and much much more!! We... More

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Andrew D, Manager at The Whitt, responded to this review

Great you like the refurb John. Looking forward to welcoming you back in 2014! More

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

I stayed here for two nights with 2 of my children on the Friday 31st August and 1st September 2012. It was me (one adult), my 15 yr old teenage son and 9yr old daughter. We loved our stay at The Whitt. The room was small, but it was entirely adequate for our needs. It's so close to the Bourke... More

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Andrew D, Manager at The Whitt, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Will_not_Camp. It has been a while since you stayed with us, and we have had a major refurb since you were last here. I look forward to welcoming you back to the new Whitt in the future Kind regards Andrew More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

We stayed here recently and not being a snow person did it off the net sight unseen. The room was 2 star but fine apart from no lock on the window and it was ground floor. Like everything up here the prices are ridiculos, the resturant was average food at best but the prices were 4 star. I had the... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at The Whitt, responded to this review

Hi mercuryprinciple Following up on your review. I have just taken over as GM up here at the Whitt, and I can assure you that the restaurant is getting a major overhaul this year. I think you would be pleasantly surprised if you returned. More

Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

The Ski Club of Victoria was an excellent hotel, the staff were polite, friendly and very helpful. We had breakfast included in the room price and this was also delicious! A variety of cereals, toast, fruit, juices and pancakes! yum! The Mountain its self is also really well run, we had lessons in snowboarding from an excellent instructor! Had so... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at The Whitt, responded to this review

Hi JenJ0e, I would just like to thank you for your lovely review of the Whitt. You said you would definitely be back so I am really looking forward to welcoming you and introducing you to our fully refurbished bars and restaurant. Kind regards Andrew More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

The Ski Club of Victoria has two lodges: the Whitt which is more upmarket, has restaurants, serves breakfast and has en-suite rooms; and the Khandahr, a typical lodge accommodation with shared facilities. We stayed in the Whitt. The staff are brilliant: experienced, mature, and helpful. Importantly they run a very tight and highly professional operation. We couldn't fault them. The... More

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Andrew D, General Manager at The Whitt, responded to this review

Hi NoticeTheDetail, Thank you for your very complimentary review of the Whitt. I am the new General Manager, and last year we completed a major refurbishment. Would love to welcome you as a member of Australia's oldest ski club Kind regards Andrew More

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Address: 195 Summit Road, Mount Buller, Victoria 3723, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Mount Buller
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The Ivor Whittaker Memorial Lodge - "The Whitt" boasts comfortable en suite bedrooms and a mountain favourite a-la-carte restaurant. The iconic Dump Inn Bar is available for functions. The "Whitt" bar exudes history and a unique charm and ambiance and is a favourite with the locals. Kandahar Lodge is club style self catering with comfortable bunkrooms and shared bathrooms. Both lodges have easy access to Shakey Knees and Bourke Street ski runs. ... more   less 
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