Squatters Run, Thredbo
The central location of Squatters Run means you can enjoy all the activities of Thredbo - the renowned mountain village. Time your visit for Christmas and New Year or one of the special events and festivals in summer such as the Jazz, Blues or World Music festivals.
Accommodation at Squatters Run, Thredbo
A variety of floor plans offer the ideal accommodation for your holiday plans: a studio for a quiet sojourn for two; spacious two bedrooms, two bathroom apartments that can sleep up to six people; or the popular one bedroom and one bedroom plus lofts.
A number of units also have spa baths and fireplaces. Each unit has a reserved car space. Lockable, heated boot and ski storage is located at mall level to minimise carrying. Underfloor heating, balconies, mountain views, television, video and sound systems (with complimentary video and CD library for guests), kitchens and laundries fully equipped with quality appliances are just some of the luxuries you will enjoy in all units.
Squatters Run can provide shower and change facilities on your departure day to maximise your holiday time.
|Squatters Run Studio
The studios are an ideal solution for two adults or for shorter stays, offering compact accommodation with all the facilities of a larger apartment. The combined lounge and dining area incorporates a fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher. This area leads to a balcony overlooking the Thredbo Village and mountain providing the ideal spot to assess the weather or enjoy the activities of the village. The sleeping area (twin or queen) is screened from the living area and each apartment has a full bathroom and laundry facilities.
Squatters Run 1 Bedroom
As the apartments enjoy fully equipped kitchens you are able to enjoy home cooked meals and there is space to invite friends to dinner or drinks. These apartments include laundries and full bathrooms. The deluxe versions of these apartments include a special extra feature or two such as spa baths; large balconies with barbeque; second bathroom or a warm and cosy fireplace.
Squatters Run 1 Bedroom and Loft
Squatters Run 2 Bedroom
Essentials for a Squatters Run Holiday
Your apartment will come with linen, toiletries, tea/coffee starter packs and all the kitchen utensils you will need. There is a supermarket in Thredbo but if you are arriving late it may be best to stock up on provisions at the supermarkets in Cooma or Jindabyne or have your first breakfast in one of the many cafes. Squatters Run have a CD and video library but also suggest you bring any real favourites with you, as well as play stations and other kids entertainment.
Internet access is available by using your laptop to dial a local or 1800 number, which your ISP can supply you with before you leave home. Ski gear is obvious for winter but please don't forget goggles; beanies; neck warmers and of course, wrist guards for snow boarders. Warm clothing is essential all through the year as even summer nights can be chilly.
Other summer essentials are hats; insect repellent and walking boots. If you plan any activities we recommend you bring your swimmers, tennis gear and so on. There is heaps to do in summer so come and surprise yourself.
Location of Thredbo
From Sydney drive to Canberra then Cooma and on to Jindabyne and Thredbo, the drive is about 5 hours (plus stops) from the centre of Sydney.
Finding Squatters Run
As vehicles are not permitted in the Village Mall on which Squatters is built, you reach Squatters by driving along the main road which loops inside the village. You will pass the church and Credo restaurant on your right and Squatters is on you left hand side a further 800 metres along. The main reception is located at the top of Squatters, just after the car parking areas - come on in and collect your keys which will open both your rooms and give you car parking access to your designated car spot. If you are arriving after 5 pm just call ahead and let them know. We will leave your key for you at reception.
Once you are inside your apartment you will see the great views and how centrally Squatters is. Open a glass of wine or relax with a cup of tea and start enjoying your holiday.
Getting to Thredbo
Road - Thredbo is 5-6 hours drive from Sydney and 7 hours from Melbourne via the beautiful winding (fully sealed) Kosciusko Alpine Way. From the South Coast and Canberra it takes 2½ hours + to reach Thredbo.
Flying - The nearest commercial airport is Cooma, 85 km from Thredbo. Taxi or car hire is available. Horizon Airlines flies from Sydney. Virgin Blue and Qantas fly to Canberra. Transfers from both airports are available.
Take the headache out of planning your ski holiday by booking one of our “all inclusive packages” where we take care of your accommodation, transfers, ski hire and lift tickets.