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Hotel Pension Grimus

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224 Breathtaker Road, Mount Buller, Victoria 3723, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed as a family with 2 children for a week. Location to ABOM lift, the lift which takes you to the summit is ideal. You can ski in and out of this accomodation. It is halfway up the hill though so at night it's a bit of a walk in the cold to get to other dining options. As a... More 

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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in an excellent location. It is very unusual in its design as it's very pokey, but typical of the Austrian theme. We stayed in one of the family suites though which was very spacious. The staff are amazing. The hire shop is in the hotel and easy to kit and change if needed. Well worth the big... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is also very pleasing to hear that you found our staff to be attentive and helpful. Thank you. More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

My 12 year old daughter and I stayed at Hotel Pension Grimus on the opening weekend of ski season at Mt Buller. We didn't expect much snow but there was enough to keep us going for two days. We were pleasantly surprised with the size of our room, which included a king bed (2 singles joined together) and a single... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to review. We look forward to seeing your both again in the near future for another fun time in the snow. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Not going to harp on as everyone whos anyone has stayed here. Love it, very expensive not really bang for buck but...... No where else are you going to have as good a time drinking and eating on the mountain. There's a vibe here and that vibe is " enjoy yourself now coz you have to wait a whole year... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

LOVE your review thanks very much. The Old Bloke has read your comments and is looking forward to your return. More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Room is clean, with mostly wood decoration, fit for 2 adult and 1 child (separate room with single bed). They have rental shop downstair, and ski lift is just outside of the hotel, and so is the bus stop. But the shop for grocery or snack is in the center. We didnt play ski as my son has broken ankle... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lotte & Tim opened the hotel especially for a bunch of Targa competitors, so whilst we weren't there for skiing, and thankfully there wasn't any snow, we did get to enjoy the hotel. Unfortunately the restaurant wasn't open which is a real shame because it's rated #1 on Mt Buller and to be honest, we couldn't find a good meal... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. It was good fun having you all here and seeing what goes on behind the scenes of a car race. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Sue and I went to Mt Buller recently with sister and her friend who hadn't been there for over 20 years. Going at end of season, found bargain (relatively speaking) accommodation in Pension Grimus. Split cost among 4 but we landed the wonderful Whistler apartment with 2 BR and 2 bathrooms. Checked into a warm inviting lounge with stone cladded... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

We are certainly delighted that you had such a good experience staying at Hotel Pension Grimus and have found the time to write a review. We look forward to your next stay with us. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My first trip skiing and it was wonderful. Hotel only a minute walk to ski school and slopes. Excellent warm breakfasts in the morning included in stay, free WIFI as well. Front office staff especially Gabby was extremely hospitable and explained all my queries in detail. Staff at ski hire very knowledgable as well. Had dinner at Kaptans restaurant was... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to file a review. It is pleasing to note that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again at some time in the future. More 

Victoria, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I am reviewing the Grimus Ski Hire and not the hotel. We visited a few ski hire places to "check out" the prices and any available packages. Although prices were very similar across the mountain, we went back to Grimus as the service was friendlier, more personal and caring. We were first time skiers (two full days) and had difficulties,... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

We are delighted that you were so well looked after at the Grimus Ski Centre. Susi is a shining example of an excellent employee and we are lucky to have her as a member of our staff. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Just returned from spending 5 nights at Pension Grimus and I can't praise highly enough the customer service and attentative staff.On arrival we were shown to our alpine spa room,and we were advised there was a problem with the heating,which indeed there was,but as the hotel was full,there was no other room available untill the following morning.It was very hot... More 

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Charlotte G, Owner at Hotel Pension Grimus, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our property. We're of course extremely pleased to read the very positive comments about your experience at our hotel. You were delightful, fun guests and we look forward to seeing you again next time. More 

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