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The Lions Lair

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Family Room (Small Family Room) | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Room, Non Smoking (Queen and Single Room) | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds | Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Lions Lair

The Lions Lair

3.5 star property
3.5-star B&B in Smiggin Holes

9.6/10 Exceptional

71 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Ski facilities
10- Pipers Lane, Smiggin Holes, NSW, 2624

Guests rated this location 9.6/10 - Exceptional

Main amenities
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Ski storage
Feel at home
  • Free self-parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Private bathroom

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Perisher Ski Resort - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Ski Tube Bullocks Flat Terminal Station - 55 min drive
  • Perisher Ski Tube Station - 27 min walk


  • Brunelli's Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Jax Bar & Chargrill - 3 min drive
  • Alpine Eyre - 13 min drive
  • Powder Inn - 11 min drive
  • Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery - 27 min drive

About this property

The Lions Lair

The Lions Lair is a great choice for a stay in Smiggin Holes. Guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding, and free perks include WiFi, self-parking and full breakfast daily between 7:30 AM and 8:30 AM. Fellow travellers say good things about the convenient parking and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • The host will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site parking only available on request
  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited (max. 1 space per unit)
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–8:30 AM

What to do

  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


  • Ski storage


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.6 per cent

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 4 October and 9 June.

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for AUD 35.0 per night


  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)


<p>Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Lions Lair B&B Perisher Valley
Lions Lair Perisher Valley
The Lions Lair Smiggin Holes
The Lions Lair Bed & breakfast
The Lions Lair Bed & breakfast Smiggin Holes

Frequently asked questions

Is The Lions Lair currently open?
The property is closed between 4 October and 9 June.
Does The Lions Lair offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Lions Lair does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Lions Lair?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Lions Lair?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Lions Lair?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Lions Lair?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at The Lions Lair and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as cross-country skiing and snowboarding.
What's the area around The Lions Lair like?
The Lions Lair is a short 1-minute walk from Kosciuszko National Park and 8 minutes' walk from Perisher Ski Resort. Travellers say that this bed & breakfast is in a good location.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

A nice family atmosphere with staff who were accomodating friendly. We will be back.
Adrian, 2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Diogo, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Good value and comfortable
Very nice place make you feel at home.
3-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Excellent value for the money hotel!
Excellent breakfast included in the price. Friendly atmosphere. Quiet. Hygienic rooms and common area. Michael is an experienced hotel manager who can provide accurate information about the area.
Douglas, 4-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Best possible location in Perisher.
4-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful place to stay. Friendly staff. We enjoyed ir stay. Thank you!
2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Location, staff friendliness, the amenities and rooms
Geoff, 3-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Our second stay at The Lions Lair and can’t wait to come back again next ski season. Monique and Rod are very accommodating and welcoming hosts. Plentiful and tasty breakfast each day. Comfortable facilities with everything you need on ski holidays. Very convenient location. Thank you kindly for your hospitality!
Elvira, 3-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic! Such a cosy place. Great location. Delicious breakfast. Extremely clean. Can’t wait to stay again!!
Monique, 2-night family trip
Verified Lastminute guest review