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Cow Bay Hotel

1480 Cape Tribulation Rd, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873 Australia
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#2 of 2 hotels in Cow Bay
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free breakfast
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Meeting rooms
Gift shop
Secured parking
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Evening entertainment
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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QiGongInTheRainForest wrote a review Jan. 2020
Cow Bay, Australia18 contributions14 helpful votes
Perry, not sure of first name, called me a bag, guess she doesn't like women coming in for a beer after gardening. Sexist, ignorant, rude. Single women beware! So shocked that this attitude still exists in the world... But I guess the fact they give you take away in Styrofoam containers is a telling sign that things are unevolved in the rainforest.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
DavePinson wrote a review Jan. 2020
Cooya Beach, Australia4 contributions5 helpful votes
Used to love this pub. Staff are lovely, but the new owner has destroyed it. No customers, no atmosphere, great chef has left and all the prices have gone up. The owner shows complete disdain for locals.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Stefan B wrote a review Jan. 2020
Cairns Region, Australia122 contributions39 helpful votes
My partner and I were on a weekend getaway and visited this pub twice. Lunch and Dinner on two separate occasions.Excellent pub food and service with a smile. Also, very interesting to chat to the owners/manager about the area in general. Very informative.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Room Tip: Did not stay here.
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Tania W wrote a review Sep. 2019
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Had such a delicious roast pork meal it was huge great music too on a Sunday night the singer was rockin definitely recommend you won’t go hungry great value for money too if you are wanting a casual environment
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Jim D wrote a review Sep. 2019
Cairns, Australia184 contributions36 helpful votes
Didn't stay there as we were only doing a day trip to Cape tribulation. Called in for a quick lunch and a cold refreshing beverage so this more of a dining room review. A very pleasant bar area with lots of character and plenty of seating. Food quality was good although a couple of the dishes were a bit expensive for a lunch menu. Service was excellent with friendly staff operating in a clean and well presented environment. Recommended for a casual lunch or just a break in your days activities.
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Date of stay: September 2019
USD 83 - USD 91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaQueenslandDaintree RegionCow Bay
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cow Bay Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Cow Bay Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness (6.4 km), Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Art Gallery (0.2 km), and Jindalba Boardwalk (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cow Bay Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Cow Bay Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Cow Bay Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Cow Bay Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cow Bay Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Daintree Ice Cream Company, On the Turps, and Thornton’s.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cow Bay Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is Cow Bay Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.