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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We picked this place at random. What a fantastic choice. From the moment we checked in the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was great. The dinner was fantastic. I couldn't recommend this place enough.

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Thank Linden58
Tasmania, Australia
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed in many different hotels on and around Cradle Mountain and some that have reportedly been rated as 5 star. Cradle Forest Inn was in my opinion the most relaxed, comfortable and friendly accommodation up here. The other accommodation available does not compare to this lodge, including the 'five star' premises. The staff go above... More 

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Thank Jo B
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jo Thank you so much for your wonderful reviews of your recent stay and dining experiences with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your steak meal specially prepared by our very talented chef. We have certainly passed your comments on to him and his staff. We are also very pleased to hear that you found our staff to... More 

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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place surely has changed over the last 4-5yrs as the owners have taken over management. It used to be quite dated and tired when we "drove by". We didn't get the chance to stay there but have been twice for lunch and breakfast in the week we had spent at cradle mountain. Let me say, food was greatly priced... More 

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Thank Paula C
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

Hi Paula We are thrilled that our upgrade of the Lodge at Cradle Forest Inn tempted you to stop and try the food at our Feathers Bistro and that you had several very positive dining experiences with us. We pride ourselves on the quality and standard of food we serve our guests and our country hospitality. Thank you so much... More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent experience best place of our stay in Tas. Excellent rooms and views, great heating and the best food ever. We had the xmas in july menu and it was awesome. Check in and checkout was easy. Nice bush surroundings, highly recommended.

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CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

Hello Shaun Thank you for your very positive comments about your stay with us and your dining experience. We endeavoured to provide a wonderful Xmas in July menu and are very pleased that your enjoyed it so much. Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on this site. We really appreciate it. Best Wishes from Larry &... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the most wonderful couple of days at Cradle forest inn. Excellent food, Service was excellent too. The host Caroline was amazing and welcoming. Genuine hospitality in a beautiful and tranquil setting. Five stars

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Thank Phillip K
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

Hi Phillip We are thrilled that you enjoyed both your stay with us and the food in our Restaurant. We enjoyed having you and are very pleased that your experience of our hospitality and our beautiful location was such a positive one. Thank you for your wonderful comments. Sincerely Larry & Caroline McLeod More 

Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Had 2 nights here. Pleasantly surprised. Very clean and well equipped. Friendly staff who made us very welcome. Not pretentious. An easy drive into Cradle Mountain. Recommend for a relatively budget friendly stay.

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Thank HFM1958
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that our Inn and staff well met your needs. Tell your friends and come back again soon. Kind regards Larry and Caroline McLeod More 

Devonport, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We were very warmly welcomed as if already known to the owners. Booking in was without fuss. The rooms are huge and warm, pre warmed for our arrival! Dinner both nights was simple but very nicely done, the pizzas are worth the wait! The seating around the fire is the place to be for the ultimate relax with lovely company.... More 

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Thank Dinah P
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

Hi Dinah P We were pleased to warmly welcome you and glad that you enjoyed your stay so much. Come and see us again soon. Kind regards Larry and Caroline McLeod More 

Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a quiet getaway than be sure to stay here. The hospitality is outstanding and the owners make you feel like more than just another guest. From the moment you enter the reception/bar/dining area you feel so welcomed with all the wood furnishings and the pot belly stove going. The food is outstanding, I had the... More 

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Thank GizmoCub81
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and found that our Inn well met your needs. Come back soon! Kind regards Larry and Caroline McLeod More 

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75 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely staff, super friendly and helpful. Nice cosy and warm inside with couches next to a fireplace. Large deck out the back with nice views. Great menu and smoker on Sundays. Ridiculously overpriced drinks. Do not get take aways from here if you can help it. Just bring them with you.

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Thank Raerae ૐ
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed our meals and friendly service. We hope you will join us again soon. Kind regards Larry and Caroline McLeod More 

Devonport, Australia
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We visited The Cradle Forest Inn today for meals for 3 people. The meals were excellent and the service was fast. We have been before when under previous managment and since the building and decor have had a makeover. Nice big wood heater keeps the room nice and warm.

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Thank Baldbug
CAROLINE3011, Owner at Cradle Forest Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive response to the services we provide. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards Larry and Caroline McLeod More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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 Rd, Moina, Tasmania 7310, Australia (Formerly Cradle Chalet)
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Moina
Price Range: $113 - $170 (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
Cradle Forest Inn Tasmania/Moina
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