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Sheffield, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic place to come for a casual lunch but the food is not as good as the decor and scenery. I really want this place to succeed but I eat out regularly and am fairly food savvy and in my opinion the food here often misses the mark. Today 4 of us lunched here; 2 seafood baskets...

Thank Jeanette F
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff here are just lovely. They really made the experience special. We had fun chatting with them and just chilling at the lodge in front of the fireplace. Our cabin was cozy and welcoming. A perfect rustic retreat after a day of hiking at cradle mountain.

Thank Judy L
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay here mainly because the staff were so friendly. The accommodation was neat and tidy and the location is close to cradle mountain. The restaurant is also great value and serves delicious generous meals.

Thank TheJuliaGoolia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our one night stay here, service was A1 and our cabin was just lovely. Cabin was well proportioned, toasty and warm. Breakfast basket included was more than sufficient. We definitely will be back !

Thank Alison L
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite living in the local area for 3 months, this is the first time I've visited this establishment. First off you are received by friendly and welcoming staff. The decor suits the local environment and is inviting and warm. The food is spectacular! Great value for money. For people like myself who have 1 or 4 food intolerances, the chef...

Thank NJY2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I drove all the way from Cradle Mountain Lodge to try the woodfired pizza! It was delicious, and super fresh. We got the puttanesca to share and the woodfired nachos as an entree. Would definitely recommend both. The service was great and atmosphere very welcoming! Would recommend to anyone staying at Cradle Mountain!

1Thank Maggie L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

MC944 have a history at the Moina intersection. When the old servo was there, we used to fill up and then get told not to flush the toilet to save water. Then the servo shut, and the best thing to do at the corner was lie in the gravel and wait for the remaining members of our party to arrive...

1Thank Stuart944
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I had the bacon, tomato and beans for breakfast. It was the best breakfast I have eaten in a long time. The beans were a Mexican inspired with a nice hint of chilli. Absolutely delicious. The coffee was awesome, the service was friendly. I'll definitely recommend this place!

1Thank L H
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights but wished we stayed longer. Very quiet cabins and a pleasure not to have internet, mobile or tv. Food was fantastic and the ribs were the best ever. The staff were so helpful. Only a 25 min drive to Cradle mountain. Would stay again but longer.

1Thank RobynMc15
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Near Cradle Mountain without the mountainous price tag. We stayed a night after visiting Lake Dove, so it's very well positioned. The rooms had queen-size beds, so not quite suitable for two teenage travellers. Very warm and comfortable, but no wifi. Although marketed as an accommodation lodge, the rooms are equipped with a small bar fridge and microwave so you...

1Thank Becks1953

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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: RM475 - RM906 (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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“Motel rooms detached from the main building - all would be good.”
Becks1953, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
closetblonde, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all the chalets look the same!”
tham2015, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All cabins are great.”
Mark0vski, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
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