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Geraldton, Australia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We just decided to grab a quick meal on our way up to cradle Mountain but this place was just beautiful, we could have stayed overnight if we had more time. Really good food, friendly service, cosy decor and the little cabins looked great!

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Maitland, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were really impressed with this place. Clean, efficient, great staff, a well-stocked bar, and a surprisingly excellent restaurant. The rooms were spacious, parking is great, and you're only a short drive from Cradle Mountain. Difficult to fault, given the price.

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2 Thank Chris K
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived following a tiring but interesting car trip from Hobart. There's nothing quite like a warm and friendly welcome and we received this at reception. We then drove the car a short distance into the bush where we located our stand alone pine cabin named 'Quoll's hideaway.' It was fabulous. Spotlessly clean, roomy and with all the things you... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was stranded down at the nearby camp site as our vehicle broke down and managed to get a lift up to the inn and they let me use there phone to contact RACT to get assistants. While there I had there scotch fillet burger it was fantastic. They also had a nice wood fire 🔥 that kept me warm... More 

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1 Thank Brendan O
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights before and after our trek on Cradle Mountain and found the staff incredibly friendly, the room very comfortable and very private. They had also turned in the heaters for us so the room was toasty warm when we arrived. We had dinner both nights which was enjoyable (wood fired pizza, wood fired nachos and BBQ steak -... More 

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Sydney
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31 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it was raining heavily, we decided not to do a walk in the national park and headed for Devenport. We stopped for coffee and scones at the Cradle Forest Inn, there was a wonderfully warm log fire heating the lounge, restaurant area. Service was fast and friendly. It was a great place to stop on a wet and cold... More 

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1 Thank mikeraus
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the way to C mountain, we stopped for a coffee on impulse. The coffee was a really good quality, and the coffee/bacon muffin combo offer was a generous price so i couldn't resist. The muffin was a quality homemade generous helping and served with a smile from a woman who seemed very happy and fortunate to be working in... More 

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1 Thank CityBeachGuy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at Cradle Inn. The location is excellent and especially the restaurant itself is really what you are looking for around Cradle mountain: a wooden lodge with a fire place, Cosy chairs and a restaurant with honest meals. We really loved the wood oven pizza! The cabins are somewhat outdated, but clean and the beds are very... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place very peaceful and just at the bottom of cradle mountain in Molina. Easy access to Cradle Mountain or to Sheffield and beautiful day trip to Burnie with some amazing scenery. Very pleasant staff and management and the food in restaurant was great and reasonably priced. We stayed 3 nights would come back again.

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1 Thank Diane B
Diamond Creek, Australia
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place is simply sensational! The food was to die for the staff incredible. Really outstanding one chef on and he was a whirlwind creating amazing food, delivering it AND cleaning up. Lady behind the counter was so lovely and accommodating as well, couldnt fault it at all. Very warm and comfortable, do yourself a favour and visit!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cradle Forest Inn has developed a reputation as a unique, privately owned and operated boutique wilderness lodge in the Cradle Mountain region. Set in 18 acres of pristine, natural forest Cradle Forest Inn offers a unique, tranquil and rustic experience in private, beautifully appointed and spacious, self-contained chalets. Cradle Forest Inn caters to a smaller number of guests and blends comfort with a touch of wilderness to ensure a peaceful and relaxed stay. With free on-site parking, all chalets are open-plan with antique style queen beds, lounge area, additional sofa bed, TV/Stereo, ensuite bathroom and private verandah for forest views. Each chalet has a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, electric kettle and toaster. A complimentary continental breakfast is provided with a tasty cooked breakfast available at an additional charge in the Lodge. Enjoy fresh local cuisine in our fully licensed restaurant and bar. Try our mouth-watering gourmet wood fired pizza or Texan smokehouse BBQ. Relax beside a roaring fire in winter or dine alfresco in summer while enjoying the local wildlife and fresh mountain air. Cradle Forest Inn is the ideal base from which to explore the many local attractions including wineries, cheese and chocolate factories, and antique shops. There are also several exhilarating mountain walks and caves nearby. Cradle Forest Inn is only a 25-minute drive to the renowned Cradle Mountain National Park and a 45-minute drive to Leven Canyon and Mole Creek Caves. Devonport Airport is just a 50-minute drive away. Visit Cradle Forest Inn, your perfect start to your wilderness getaway. You're gonna love it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cradle Forest Inn

Address: 1422 Cradle Mountain Road, Moina, Tasmania 7310, Australia (Formerly Cradle Chalet)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Moina
Price Range: $179 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cradle Forest Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Cradle Chalet Boutique Luxury Hotel Moina
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“Look out for the sign for Moina Tavern and you have found Cradle Chalets!”
  • Track from Cabin to Moina Tavern - just a short walk.
  • Beautiful, comfortable bed in the cabin
 of 5 bubbles closetblonde, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all the chalets look the same!”
 of 5 bubbles tham2015, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All cabins are great.”
 of 5 bubbles Mark0vski, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
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