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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for lunch. Quite big meals - burgers, fish and chips, pies etc. Good sized menu with something for everybody. Indoor and outdoor eating areas. Not a great deal of ambience but adequate for a quick stop.

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Thank BandBL
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Left Cairns on a road trip on our way to Wujal Wujal via the scenic coastal road through Mossman, Daintree and Cape Tribulation. The Cow Bay Hotel is perfectly positioned about half way along the drive which made it the perfect place to call in and grab a bite to eat and some refreshments. The pub has a nice outlook... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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74 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Busy bustling pub in the middle of Cape Tribulation stopped here on a Friday night we sadly didn't win the neat raffle. Although they where busy our food arrived promptly this was happily eaten it is a great little out of the way pub with good pub food and a cold beer on a hot day worth a stop

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a cup of coffee at 10h30. Lady at the counter did not even speak to me except telling me the price. Then took 30 minutes to make the 2 cups of coffee. She just dumpped the cups on the table, illing some of it and left without a word! Rudest person in Daintree!

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Thank WernergT
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Pulled up at cow bay hotel for lunch , we were late , the chef accommodated by staying late, food was fantastic, a memorable steak. 3 days later took 8 family members, half the party were held up by a delay at the river crossing , again the chef stayed back and cooked us all fantastic meals. Beer was perfect... More 

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1 Thank Neil W
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The motel is a typical Australian road motel but was clean and bug free. The service made this place stand out. We have found the service and hospitality in Queensland to be embarrassingly bad (and this is coming from Perthians!) but Cow Bay motel was able to redeem Queensland. From making us custom drinks to serving delicious food the staff... More 

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1 Thank mmyles89
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

If you want an authentic Australian pub experience with outstanding food, you cannot go past this place. Our Daintree hosts recommended a visit as the new management had updated the menu and it was one of the best meals we had on our holiday. The service was fantastic - friendly and accommodating. Great music and relaxed atmosphere, a really enjoyable... More 

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1 Thank Sarah C
Gladstone, Australia
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98 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Stayed in one of the units here, not to bad. Basic, but clean and inviting. Right next to the pub for meals etc. Room rate included a breakfast which was a bonus. It is a beautiful area and well worth exploring from the Cow Bay. Food was decent, if a little pricey, but I guess everything is freighted across the... More 

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Buderim, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Helpful receptionist who assisted the best he could with one of us three being in a wheel chair; while not a wheel chair friendly property, the room and entrance is large enough to manage. Lovely rainforest setting.

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Thank cdthirion
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My review is in reference to the restaurant/bistro. Service is amazing. The people believe is customer service like I have not even seen in cities They apparently are newish owners who had there manager walk out on them earlier in the day so I would think their stress levels would have been quite high. But even though a slight error... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cow Bay Hotel is an Oasis set in the middle of the Daintree Wet Tropics featuring the longest piece of timber bar in the world!! Historic photos of Cow Bay! Aussi food tasting during lunch and dinner time. Stop and have an overnight stay or just a cold beer with good pub food. Try our Thursday Night Pizzas in the Beergarden or in the beautiful lounge bistro. With bottleshop, 6 motel style units accommodating families, couples and backpackers!! Under new Ownership and Management January 2016. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cow Bay Hotel

Address: 1480 Cape Tribulation Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cow Bay
Price Range: $130 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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