Located on the main street of Cooma, the Alpine Hotel is a beautifully restored classic Australian art deco hotel with a history dating back to 1938. Whether you’re dropping in on your way to your outdoor adventure, looking for a fun night out or a comfy, warm place to stay you’re sure of a friendly welcome at the Alpine. Our bistro and restaurant serve some of the best meals in the Snowy and are open daily for lunch and dinner. We also have regular live music in our main bar, featuring some of the best performers on the country music scene. So why not spend an evening or two with us.- after all, the Alpine Hotel is the only place to be!
The Alpine Hotel is a great place to catch up with friends and family – we have 10 cold beers and 2 premium wines on tap and our executive Chef and her talented team serve mouth-watering food both at lunch and dinner. Stylish and relaxed, it’s the perfect place to warm up after a cold day on the snow or cool down on a hot summer’s day. We’ve got regular live music, pub painting and at trivia night that’s guaranteed to make you laugh and make you think – sometimes even at the same time. Yes, the Alpine Hotel really is the only place to be.
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The Alpine Hotel stands proudly on the main street of Cooma – Sharp Street – and has welcomed tired, hungry and thirsty travellers for over 80 years. Originally built as a Coach House Inn for Tooths Hotels, she opened in early 1939. The building itself was purpose built at the time with distinctive art-deco styling throughout, including chrome balustrades, ornate fire places and beautiful geometric cornices that you’d expect from the time. Externally, our heritage listed facade boasts distinct brick horizontal stressations, cantilevered awning, wrap-around balcony (now enclosed) and a distinctive spire and crest.
Like most working buildings, the Alpine Hotel has undergone a number of modifications through the years, with the addition of our main function room, the enclosing of a balcony overlooking Sharp Street to create our Balcony Bar and the addition of extra accommodation. In 2005, the main bar was sympathetically renovated; making it more open and accessible. Thankfully, great care was taken to preserve the period features – including our very popular open fire places. In 2019, we once again began refurbishing; this time focusing on our hotel accommodation. With 27 rooms to complete, this will, understandably, take us several seasons to complete but will mean our guest can enjoy the best accommodation in the Snowy Region.
We are lucky enough to have a small collection of photographic prints that have been taken at various points throughout the Alpine Hotel’s history – including some from the original Snowy Hydro project. These print are displayed throughout the hotel and give a unique perspective on the history of our hotel and that of our region.
Dining at the Alpine Hotel is a relaxed affair, with our Executive Chef and her amazing team serving some of the best meals in the Snowy region. At lunchtime, we offer a range of hearty burgers and family favourites for you to enjoy from our bistro. For dinner, we offer a selection of modern Australian dishes, succulent steaks and pub classics from our bistro or in our licensed a-la-carte restaurant – complete with wood-burning fire. We also offer vegan and vegetarian options as well as weekly specials that show-case seasonal produce and flavours from around the world.
It’s still cold outside, despite the change of seasons, so we’re serving up some of the best comfort food in the Snowy’s – our Spring 2019 menu features seasonal dishes like slow cooked lamb shanks with creamy Paris mash and luxurious house-made onion gravy. We’re also serving amazing burgers and quesadilla during our lunch service as well as the pub classics we’re famous for.
Monday – Sunday
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Monday – Sunday
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wood Fire Pizza
Thursday – Sunday
2:00pm – 10:00pm
To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you make a restaurant reservation in advance – particularly during the snow season or if you have a large group. To make a reservation, simply complete the form below and we’ll confirm your reservation via email. For same-day reservations, please call the hotel directly on 02 6452 1466. Finally, please note that as we are a licensed venue, we do not allow BYO alcohol of any kind.
At the Alpine, we have accommodation to suit most tastes and budgets; from our newly renovated executive suites and rooms, complete with stylish ensuite bathrooms and luxurious king-sized beds, to our warm and comfortable standard rooms with a choice of queen, double or single beds and either ensuite or shared bathrooms. We have 27 suites and rooms in total, split across 2 floors, and all come with clean, fresh bed linen and towels so you can relax and enjoy your stay with us from the moment you arrive.
At a Glance
You can check pricing and availability of all our rooms by selecting your check-in and check-out dates below. Once you’re ready to book, you’ll be redirected to our booking partner to complete your reservation. Alternatively, you can phone or email us to book directly with a member of our friendly team – our contact details are at the bottom of this page. Due to the popularity of our accommodation, we strongly suggest that you book in advance – particularly during the snow season – to avoid disappointment.
Whether you’re looking to host 15 or 150 guests, the Alpine Hotel is the only place to be for your next function. From business meetings to birthdays, weddings to anniversaries our experienced and friendly team. will make your next function a delight for your guests and a breeze for you. As one of the Snowy’s premiere function venues, we offer an extensive range of function packages to suite most budgets and tastes. We operate two separate function areas within the hotel – each catering for different sizes of events With 27 bedrooms in-house, we can provide day-rooms and overnight accommodation as part of your function package. We also have flexible dining and drinks packages and can provide AV equipment if required.