The Great Lake Hotel is in the heart of Tasmania. There is an open log fire in the bar and lounge. Hearty country style meals are available 7 days a week.
All days meals including a delicious homemade stew are available during opening hours. Pizzas are offered for dine in or takeaway. Hot and cold refreshments are available.
The Great Lake Hotel is a popular choice for budget accommodation. It is a warm Country style hotel offering a range of self contained, en suite, 2 bedroom family rooms and angler’s cabins. The Great Lake Hotel has 10 en suite rooms and 6 anglers’ cabins. All ensuites contain TVs and heating. A light continental breakfast is provided in ensuite rooms.
The hotel also manages a 2 Queen bedroom house (not on site) – The ‘shack’ is fully self contained with a gorgeous bush outlook. The ‘Shack’ is the perfect place for those guests who are staying a bit longer in the area.
Anglers cabins share a communal kitchen and sitting room, toilets and showers. These cabins are cheap and cheery and offer an affordable alternative to camping. All cabins have their own tv and heating.
6 Powered sites are available along with a small short term camping area.
Wi-Fi is free to customers at the Great Lake Hotel and is available in the bar area.
A general store is located onsite offering a range of grocery lines, hot and cold drinks and staples of sweet and savoury treats. Fuel is available at the store. General tourist information as well maps of the area are available for free.
The Great Lake Hotel is situated on the shores of the Great Lake. Miena, in the central highlands of Tasmania. The highlands are central to Tasmania and can be easily accessed from a number of directions – from Hobart in the south via Bothwell, from Strahan on the west coast, from Launceston via Poatina in the north, or from Devonport and Deloraine in the north-west.
The Central Highlands landscape consists of mountain peaks rising from button grass plains. During winter (and sometimes summer), snow settles on the shores of the lakes and clear crisp days satisfy those who enjoy feeling close to the environment. The area is rugged and isolated and weather conditions vary, and change quickly.
Snowfalls, fog, rain and sunshine can occur in a single day in any month of the year. Visitors can be caught unawares as conditions can change quickly.
The Great Lake Hotel is ideally situated to take advantage of the areas many excellent trout waters. There is a profusion of lakes and lagoons, including Little Pine Lagoon, Penstock Lagoon, Arthurs Lake as well as the 25km Great Lake. The trout fishing in Great Lake itself is excellent (as it is in most of the waters in this central highlands region) it is renowned for its summer ‘hatches’ of Highland Dun mayflies and the fat, speckled brown trout that dine greedily upon them. The Great Lake attracts fly-casting visitors from across the country and around the world. For people not interested in fishing the shores of the Great Lake are ideal for bushwalking.