Cradle Mountain Hotel is located in alpine woodland at the northern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park. The hotel offers free WiFi to all visitors, a renovated restaurant and comfortable lounge areas and complimentary access to the Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery. Cradle Mountain Hotel is accessed via Cradle Mountain Road, the gateway to the Tasmanian West Coast and Strahan Village. It is just a 5-minute drive to the World Heritage-listed National Park. The hotel offers 60 hotel-style rooms under one roof, split into 2 separate wings. All rooms feature tea/coffee making facilities, TV, heating, a telephone and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Altitude Restaurant features local Tasmanian produce and wines overlooking the alpine woodland while Altitude Lounge Bar offers a light menu and drinks as well as an open fire to relax alongside. Room service and guest laundry facilities are available. Cradle Mountain Hotel is a 2-hour drive from Launceston or 75 minutes' drive from Devonport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Cradle Mountain Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jan 28, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Brooke
    The room was spacious as was the bathroom. Great amenities and was close to the Cradle Mt walks. Lovely casual spaces next to wood fires. Breakfast buffet was amazing.
  • Wendy
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Absolutely perfect for a night in cradle mountain.. staff amazing and room spacious and comfortable.
  • Rebecca
    It was beautiful and warm, modern. Comfortable bed. Beautifully furnished, clean.
  • Michelle
    Lovely breakfast, clean and helpful friendly staff. Nice loung with fire
  • Victoria
    Breakfast included was good value Loved sitting by the fire at night Rooms very cosy Staff member who checked us in was excellent!
  • Diane
    Lovely and cozy loved the fireplaces all over the common area's great food and wine. Rooms very warm and great size TV
  • Grahame
    Everything, from the location and facilities to their absolutely amazing staff, nothing was too much trouble for each and every staff member. Even the event of the power outage of the 15 th. June did not faze the staff. They constantly checked...
  • Stephen
    It snowed! The split level room feels more like home than a shoebox as you have a seating area and balcony. Staff were awesome and happy to help. Buffet is a must.
  • Nicholas
    clean and tidy. well priced meals. good location just outside the National Park.
  • Jocelyn
    Breakfast was great, would have preferred more options on the dinner menu as we were there to hike and felt the menu items were limited and preferred the options offered at the tavern up the road.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have spa facilities onsite. I.e massage/day spa type facilities?

    Yes we do. For the treatment list please contact reception
    Answered on 13 October 2020
  • Hi We will be travelling hopefully in August 21 from F.N.Qld . What are the chances of encountering snow at this time . Thanks Glenn

    You can get snow here on any day of the year.
    Answered on 31 March 2021
  • we will have a hire car and not allowed to drive above the snow line.. We don't know what the snow line is. How high above sea level is the hotel ple..

    The hotel is at 800m and the snow line is 700 m so technically we are above the snow line, but I guess it depends if its sowing when you come
    Answered on 31 March 2021
  • Do you have transport from the Visitors centre to the hotel

    A shuttle bus service runs directly from the Visitor Centre and the National Park only.
    Answered on 29 December 2021
  • Hi, why does my partner get a different rate to me and we are both genius members?

    You may be different level of genius, that is a question for
    Answered on 31 March 2021
  • What time is breakfast as we will have to leave early the next day at 7am

    Our breakfast buffet operates daily at 7am-10am
    Answered on 13 October 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Altitude Restaurant

    No additional info available

Amenities of Cradle Mountain Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Cradle Mountain Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Cradle Mountain Hotel

  • The prices at Cradle Mountain Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Cradle Mountain Hotel is 5 miles from the center of Cradle Mountain. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Cradle Mountain Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Cradle Mountain Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Altitude Restaurant

  • Room options at Cradle Mountain Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Cradle Mountain Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Happy hour
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa facilities