The Approach


Experience the ultimate skiing getaway at The Approach, where a multi-million dollar upgrade has transformed this fabulous ski hotel into a haven of minimalist elegance. Prepare to be captivated by the refreshing and inviting atmosphere of this mountainside hotel accommodation.

Located just moments away from the main chairlift of Panorama Springs ski resort, The Approach enjoys a prime position in the heart of the upper village. Indulge in the convenience of having restaurants, bars, and hot pools mere steps away from your hotel room, ensuring that every aspect of your skiing vacation is within easy reach.

The Approach is designed for discerning individuals who value stylish simplicity and unparalleled comfort. It serves as the perfect basecamp for embarking on your thrilling mountain adventure, offering a seamless transition from relaxation to outdoor exploration.

With over 100 rooms, the hotel is centrally located within the resort, providing immediate access to the great outdoors. Enjoy breathtaking mountainside and resort side views as you stay just seconds away from the primary lift access, ensuring that you spend more time on the slopes and less time getting there.

Embracing the true essence of mountain culture, The Approach represents a refreshing return to its roots. The design embodies economy and functionality, eschewing unnecessary embellishments. In the spirit of trailblazers, we celebrate the essential elements that make skiing an extraordinary experience.

Accommodation Details

The Approach Hotel at Panorama Springs offers a variety of room configurations, ranging from single queen or king rooms to classic double queens, family-style bunks over queens, and unique loft rooms.

The design prioritizes efficiency and practicality. Unnecessary decorations have been eliminated, embracing a trailblazing ethos that celebrates the essentials. You won’t find coffee machines, kettles, hair dryers, or mini fridges here. Instead, you can indulge in breath-taking mountain views and an unbeatable location.

Bluebird Room:

  • 1 king-size bed
  • 1 full bathroom
  • Maximum occupancy of 2 people

Glades Room:

  • 2 queen-size beds
  • 1 full bathroom
  • Maximum occupancy of 4 people

Glades Loft Room:

  • 1 queen-size bed
  • 1 twin-size bed in the loft
  • 1 full bathroom
  • Maximum occupancy of 3 people

Twin Peaks Room:

  • 2 queen-size beds
  • 2 bunks overtop the queen beds
  • 1 full bathroom
  • Maximum occupancy of 6 people


Alto Kitchen & Bar:  offers a mouthwatering selection of menu options, all within the welcoming embrace of a cosy mountainside setting. The focal point of the restaurant is a magnificent Forno Bravo pizza oven, where the skilled chefs craft fluffy and light pizzas that are cooked to perfection. These delectable pizzas showcase the culinary artistry that defines the heart of Alto.

However, Alto’s culinary offerings extend far beyond pizzas. The menu boasts a diverse and delicious array of shareable appetizers, satisfying mains, and irresistible sweets. Each dish is thoughtfully prepared, ensuring a delightful dining experience for every guest.

Fireside Cafe:  is for warming up with a hot drink while indulging in delectable treats and savoury delights. Your morning can be kick-started with options like a breakfast sandwich or a sausage roll, or you can opt for the daily special baked goods such as fresh and flaky pastries, and other enticing offerings. The menu offers a selection of hot chocolates, teas, and coffees sourced from Rooftop Coffee Roasters. Catering to varying tastes, the specialty menu offers something for everyone, while also granting the option to personalise drinks by adding a preferred liquor. For those on the go, a convenient heated takeout window is available. You can swing by and grab a coffee to take along as you make your way towards the chairlift.

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