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Published 4 Oct 2019

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Australia's Best Boutique Hotel

Seumas, Rosy and the whole Astra family are thrilled to announce for the 4th consecutive year, Astra has scooped “The Best Ski Boutique Hotel in Australia” award at the 2019 World Ski Awards in Kitzbuhel, Austria. Also, honoured to be named in the top 3 “The Best Ski Boutique Hotel in the World” category.

We are incredibly grateful and proud of all the Astra family, especially our Suppliers, Housekeepers, Operations and Transport Crew, Chefs, Bar and Front of House team, to the professional leadership of our GM, Shannon Exelby.

The Astra team would not be in Austria collecting this coveted prize if it wasn’t for all our wonderful guests. With gratitude and a heartfelt thank you, we look forward to welcoming new and old friends in season 2020 at Astra, Falls Creek.

Green Season

After a wonderful snow season this year, the last day for Astra is today.  Astra will be closed from 4 October until the snow season of 2020. 

There are many great green season events coming up including the Peaks Challenge. Astra will be open from Friday 6 March to Monday 9 March 2020 while the event is going. Astra Massage will also be available for the Peaks Challenge but bookings are essential. 

Astra is also available for weddings, functions etc over this time so please contact us for further information and bookings. 

Meet members of Astra's extended family

Our family values your family’s comfort

The Astra family is proud to introduce you to our extended family of ethical, environmentally friendly and organic businesses who supply all Astra’s accommodation amenities. When you step into your home away from home at Astra, let our specially selected suppliers spoil you with yummy chocolates, artisan coffees and tasty teas We have aligned ourselves with small businesses who share the same Astra ethos, charitability, social ethics and ecological sustainability – in other words … GREAT VALUES!

Honeybird

Introducing Honeybird, helmed by Ryan and Ivan, our local coffee tea roasting and brewing specialists. One day Ryan was watching a native bird flying from bush to bush for nectar, “and I thought that’s me, going from place to place sourcing the very best coffee beans”.

Find out more here

Honeybird coffee owners

Hey Tiger

Hey Tiger chocolate is ethically sourced and delicious to boot! Hey Tiger is a Melbourne based company and owned by a charitable trust and partners with not-for-profits to fund development projects in cocoa farming communities in West Africa. A divine choccie treat awaits all our guests.

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Hey tiger stack of chocolate

Who Gives a Crap

Who Gives A Crap is a unique profit-for-purpose business and 50 percent of its profits go toward helping the 2.4 billion people across the world who don’t have access to a toilet. All of the Who Gives A Crap products are forest friendly – no trees are cut down to make anything in the range. Products are 100 recycled, bamboo or a blend of bamboo and upcycled sugarcane fibres depending on the product. They’re soft to touch and don’t contain any inks, dyes or scents, so they’re good for your body and hypoallergenic.

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Who Gives a Crap
Skimetric-Professional-ski-training-Astra-Lodge-Day

Astra's exclusive skimetric service &
state-of-the-art ski & boot locker room

“One of the most desirable attractions for insiders at Falls Creek are the services of world-renowned Skimetric Director, Adalbert Leibetseder. When he’s not training and fine-tuning the equipment of world champion skiers in Austria, Bert calls Astra Lodge his Southern-Hemisphere winter home and is taking bookings for his personalised ski programme…This experience takes place only at Astra Lodge and complements a new state-of-the-art ski and boot drying room.”

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Astra state of the art book room 1