LUXURY AT ITS FIVE STAR BEST AT SEBEL PINNACLE VALLEY RESORT IN THE VICTORIAN HIGH COUNTRY
EXCITEMENT abounds at the recently upgraded Sebel Pinnacle Valley Resort in the Victorian High Country. Five-star elegance has arrived and to celebrate the resort is offering a fantastic opening Ski & Stay package. Resort general manager, Duncan Mars said the deal includes two nights accommodation in a Studio King Room, Sebel breakfast each morning, a one-day resort entry to Mt Buller (including bus transfer) and one-day ski equipment hire. “Rates start from $370 per person twin share - now that’s a great deal,” Duncan says. Situated in picturesque Merrijig, a two-and-a-halfhour drive from Melbourne and a short 30-minute drive from the pristine snow-covered Mt Buller ski resort, the new-look Sebel Pinnacle Valley Resort pays homage to European Alpine style. “Mt Buller has more than 300 hectares of skiable terrain. “With the runs ranging from the wide beginner’s slopes to the challenge of black runs like Chamois and the back of Summit, suitable for all skiers,” Duncan said. “And with 22 lifts, Mt Buller has the largest lift network in Victoria, including 13 chairlifts.” Duncan outlined that the recent $4 million make- over has seen this the Accor Vacation Club’s Sebel Pinnacle Valley Resort morph from the much-loved Grand Mercure Pinnacle Valley into a welcoming and luxurious Alpine Resort. “Guests will be enchanted with the revamped reception and Peaks restaurant and bar with its modern Tyrolean feel,” he said. “The bluestone feature fireplaces, rich chocolate Chester lounges, raw timber furnishings and luxe custom-made carpet add to the welcoming warmth and Alpine charm. “The revamped suites and chalets offer a new standard for alpine luxury. “You can choose from studio rooms, one-bedroom suites or two bedroom chalets all with separate lounge, dining and kitchen facilities,” Duncan said. “A mix of warm timber floors and sumptuous carpets cover the floors while soft furnishings in silver, grey and red adds an elegance to the wellappointed space. “The Sebel prides itself on its exceptional service and our highly-trained staff offer personal service that is second to none.” Duncan and his staff invite guests to enjoy a cocktail in the bar or a delicious coffee while lounging on the comfy couches in the atrium when their skiing day is done. “Or why not warm your aching muscles in the spa or sauna,” he suggests. The resort is owned by Accor Vacation Club, established in 2001 and now with more than 31,000 members, which is a fully-owned subsidiary of Accor Hotels. Be among the first to stay at this beautifully revamped resort. Book now on (03) 57775788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can upgrade to a two-bedroom Chalet for an extra $120 per night. (Subject to availability, not valid with any other offer or discount. Rates are based on twin share, per person. Valid 2015 Ski Season 05 June 2015 30th September 2015 subject to snow.) “The resort not only offers luxury accommodation but also accommodates all the needs for skiers and snowboarders with full ski, chain and clothing hire,” Duncan said. “All guest rooms include a private ski drying rooms.” “And it is not only the guests that benefit from these added services but the public can drop in on their way for ski hire or stop a while and enjoy the full services at our restaurant. “The resort also caters for weddings and conferences and events offering full service with a dedicated wedding and events manager.” Onsite activities include, 18 hole mini golf, in ground pool, spa, sauna, tennis, boating and fishing in the resort’s lake and archery to name a few. “If your event is during the Ski season, you don’t have to worry about your having your own equipment, as we have our very own Ski Hire facility which can cater for all your groups needs,” Duncan advised.