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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
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“Wonderful location”
Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

We recently stayed at this amazing natural wonder.

Family of 3 (2 adults and a 2 year old)

Checking was seamless, staff pleasant. Room warm and inviting on entry with thermostat heater running and a fire packed ready to be lit.

Extra bedroom almost a must for us now with our little one, and she slept fine. One phone all and extra sheets and blankets arrived in 4 min when asked.

We had to swap cabins mid stay (booked out) and the transition was seamless. We picked up the new key at 12 and went from one room to other with no annoying period waiting for new room to be cleaned.

Breakfasts amazing. Diner in both tavern and restaurant acceptable.

Only two minor gripes were towel railing in first room was pulling plasterboard out of wall (obviously damages) and some mould in 2nd shower (not massive amount but noticeable easily)

All in all great time, great location, pleasant staff and would recommend

  • Stayed October 2012
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Bathurst, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2012

My heart sank when I realised Peppers had taken over one of my favorite places, Cradle Mountain Lodge. Our experience with the Peppers brand is one of indifference to guests, an uncomfortable feeling you are there to have as many $ extracted as possible and most of all, a distinct lack of attention to detail. Sadly, this is all creeping in at CML. Of course it is still a wonderful experience and the walks and animals are magical but there is the reality at every turn they are here to make money. It is ridiculously expensive to eat and drink in the tavern and the tours are a total have. There is nothing horribly wrong but the little touches which made it special are missing. I have seen CML through ownership of P and O and Voyages and I hope it keeps in mind what made it great and bought us all there in the first place.

Room Tip: Ask for a cabin away from others. Save up for a King Billy.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Extremely disappointing standard of accommodation. Shabby, tired and so not up to the standard expected of a Peppers resort. Would not recommend anyone to stay here. Any ambience or view was obscured by parked coaches.

Room Tip: Don't stay here
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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CMLTasmania, General Manager at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, responded to this review, October 4, 2012
It disappoints me to learn that your expectations were not met during your stay.

To assist me further in investigating these matters, I invite you to contact me directly to discuss in more detail and then I can address these issues accordingly. Please contact me on either leigh.reid@peppers.com.au or 03 6492 2100.

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Leigh Reid
General Manager
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
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Katoomba, Australia
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

What a lovely place. When we arrived and walked into our room there was a special feeling about it. The gas log fire was on, the room was warm and welcoming. The view from our window was so nice, we could see moss covered trees and ferns. There was no TV and the radio had no reception but that did not matter. It did have a CD player.
I went down to the main house where the reception, bar, restauraunt and lounge is. The bar had a nice log fire and you could order meals to take back to your room. Which we did. We had a great nights sleep and in the morning went for a nice walk around the bush. Lots of Paddymelons they are a small marsupial, so cute. The only diappointment was that it did not snow.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Was a wonderful experience, not to mention that we were given an upgrade ... spa and fiire ... with a free decanter of very nice port. The animals come right up to your door waiting to be fed. The lodge is nice as are the rooms, but a bit 'tired' in some places. Now that Peppers have taken it over they might start to upgrade it a bit. The food in the a la carte restaurant was amazing, devine actually and good service. Walking around the trails is beautiful and so much moss on the rocks and trees adds to that rainforest feel. Visiting Dove Lake and the Cradle is just beautiful .. wish we had more time to spend on the walking tracks ...next time.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed September 24, 2012

The most memorable things about our stay were the great setting among bush and rushing streams, excellent service by all the staff and seeing a variety of wildlife. We had three days of fine weather to hike the National Park. The fourth was rainy. The limited options at the Lodge made us realise how different four days of wet weather would have been. In spite of being there in the middle of winter, keeping the cabin cosy was no problem. The breakfasts are excellent, but vegetarian food is not well catered for in the main restaurant.

Room Tip: We enjoyed the privacy of the spa cabin
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Latrobe, Australia
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Thank you for an absolutely wonderful weekend away, can't wait to come back!
This was our first, of hopefully many visits to Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge.
Loved everything about our stay at your awesome venue.
The children loved to see the animals and we all enjoyed the King Billy walk and the Enchanted walk. Hope to spend more next on our next visit and fit in some more walks, especially the Dove Lake walk.
Thank you all so very much,
Ang, Warren, Emily & Riley

Room Tip: We booked the family spa cabin, it was great, on our own, separate bedroom for the kids, nice warm f...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Address: 4038 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania 7306, Australia (Formerly Cradle Mountain Lodge)
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 86
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is a unique wilderness experience, set right on the edge of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, just 2 hours drive from Launceston and 1.25 Hours from Devonport. At Cradle Mountain, you'll soon discover that fine food and wine are an unavoidable part of this rustic holiday. This superb escape showcases the best Tasmania has to offer with warm hospitality, sensational locally produced food and wine, breathtaking scenery and magnificent wilderness surrounds. The Lodge itself is warm and inviting with open fires, comfy chairs and cosy spots, perfect for enjoying the postcard views or just relaxing. Around Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge there are more than 20 walking trails that suit every fitness level. Imagine wandering through towering forests with trees older than mankind. Discover animal and plant varieties found nowhere else on earth. You can trek mountains, explore trails on horseback or mountain bike, and learn to fly-fish - just some of the many activities on offer. And when it's time to relax, guests can indulge in a therapeutic massage or sauna at the Waldheim Alpine Spa - the perfect place to soak away tension and time. Set discreetly within its pristine wilderness setting, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge has 86 private timber cabins, offering 4 grades of accommodation. Each provides every comfort you could need, some with spa baths. ** Ecotourism Australia Certification - Want to help the environment while your on holidays? The ECO Certification logo means that you are guaranteed to experience a genuine and authentic tour, attraction or accommodation that looks after the environment. The ECO certification program assures you that certified products are backed by a commitment to sustainable practices and provides high quality nature-based tourism experiences. Note: Any incidentals will be charged on check-out and a 2.0% Credit card surcharge would be applied to these incidentals ** ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Cradle Mountain Hotel Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Cradle Mountain Resort
Cradle Mountain Lodge
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania

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