Welcoming, safeguarding and taking care of others is at the very heart of what we do and who we are. We deliver high standards of hygiene and cleanliness across all our motel rooms and operations. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure guest safety as the motel re-opens, we have elevated those norms even further by launching the following safety guidelines document: Read Our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
Now fully renovated throughout, Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat offers iconic 50s style modern accommodation for holiday-makers in Victoria’s Alpine Valleys and High Country.
Located on the banks of the Ovens River at the foot of Mount Buffalo National Park, it is the ideal base from which to explore the region; and is accessible via Vline train and coach to Porepunkah, Victoria.
Featuring twenty rooms, now including sophisticated Luxury King Suites the motel is set within five acres of established gardens, and is perfect for weddings, social and car clubs groups, Christmas parties and holidays with friends. Our guest amenities wing is also ideally suited to small conferences and club meetings.
With its 1950s modernist architecture, time-capsule qualities and spectacular surrounds, visiting the Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat is like walking onto a film set.
Whether you wish to indulge in your love of gourmet food and wine, fly-fish on the property’s exclusive stretch of river, reconnect with nature bush-walking Mount Buffalo’s many trails, or simply enjoy a tranquil and relaxing setting, we have the perfect starting place for you offered at a modest price tag.
Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat is situated adjacent to award-winning cool climate wineries on the Great Alpine Road. It’s also close to the Bright Golf Club and snow ski resorts: Mount Hotham and Falls Creek. With direct connections to the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, and close to many activities it is one of High Country’s most celebrated properties.
The Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat offers modern accommodation in the High Country without the exorbitant price tag. View a range of current special offers from Buffalo Motel Retreat.