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Cradle Mountain Hotel
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Very good hotel to stay at. Rooms are very nice and spacious. Bistro provides good value food. Has a walking trak for those who wish to explore the bushland at the back of the hotel. Also has common rooms with games and fires which is nice, We found animals outside our rooms at night and in the morning which was a pleasant surprise.

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Adam B, General Manager at Cradle Mountain Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Dear David S,

Thankyou for your comments, I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and also able to enjoy the Food & Beverage outlets. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future

Kind Regards,

Adam Brooks
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

This Hotel is basic budget at a premium price. Staying here truly did wreck our Cradle Mountain experience. We wished we had just gone for the day and stayed somewhere else - anywhere else!
# The room was not soundproof with a visible gap which let light and sound in. You could hear every single person walk up the hall way ALL NIGHT.
# All you can eat buffet - not one eatable thing on it and I am not exaggerating!
We refused to pay as there was nothing to eat (and we are not fussy) so my family
shared a packet of biscuits for dinner.
# Breakfast buffet - just as horrible. They actually displayed whole pieces of stone fruit
in a bowl but when you turned every one over they were visibly rotten or not yet rip.
Scrambled eggs were grey and powdery and the fried eggs could have been used
as a hockey puck. Bacon was more fat than bacon and it was boiled bacon fat at
that. When the waitress bought out a huge bowl of bananas, every person in the
place got up and took 3 or 4 because that was all there was to eat.
# there seemed to be an equal amount of nice helpful staff and rude abrupt staff.

Room Tip: we were in a standard queen room - DON'T DO IT, STAY SOMEWHERE ELSE!
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  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
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Adam B, General Manager at Cradle Mountain Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Dear 995penny,

Thankyou for your comments, can you please contact me directly on 03 6492 1404 to discuss your comments further.

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Adam Brooks
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

We had a fabulous 2-tiered room with king size bed on upper level and lounge area on lower level with bush land outlook. Bathroom a bit small but spa bath plus shower were appreciated. Great relaxing lounge areas with fire places and external balconies. Staff very friendly and helpful. Bistro was good especially for breakfast. Wifi only available in foyer and lounge/bistro area. Close access to Visitor Centre.

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Adam B, General Manager at Cradle Mountain Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Dear Vixen50,

Thankyou for providing us with your comments, I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and surrounds. I am also pleased to let you know that our external provider has been able to fix their connectivity issues, Wifi has now been restored to all rooms.

Kind Regards,

Adam Brooks
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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the cradle mountain hotel for three nights in jan and loved every moment of it. The hotel is well integrated with the environment and is very close to the amazing walking tracks. Did not try the restaurants for lunch or dinner, but thought the breakfast was decent for the price. Would surely come back for a stay!

Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Adam B, General Manager at Cradle Mountain Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Dear Anand B,

I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and it's facilities!. We are very lucky to be located in such a wonderful area!. I hope that when you return you will be able to try our restaurants for dinner.

Kind Regards,

Adam Brooks
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Our room was huge, with a separate sitting area where we could sit and watch for wombats in the evening. We did have a small issue at check-in whether or not breakfast was included in our booking, which was resolved. The proximity to Cradle Mountain is the real selling point, we checked in in the afternoon, got a long hike in taking the last bus out of the park, and were back at the hotel to relax and for dinner in the evening.

  • Stayed: February 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank Tyler D
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Adam B, General Manager at Cradle Mountain Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Dear Tyler D,

Thankyou for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed the hotel especially the National Park, We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future.

Kind Regards,

Adam Brooks
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Additional Information about Cradle Mountain Hotel

Address: Astell 3718 Cradle Mountain Rd, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania 7306, Australia (Formerly Cradle Mountain Chateau)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Price Range: $204 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cradle Mountain Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the fringe of alpine wilderness, Cradle Mountain Hotel sits on the edge of Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park. It's the perfect base for alpine walks. Be pampered at the end of the day with hearty mountain fare and a crackling log fire. The Hotel is home to The Wilderness Galley, a magnificent collection of nature photography. ... more   less 
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Cradle Mountain Chateau Hotel Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Cradle Mountain Hotel Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania

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