Cabin at Hastings
2 ROOMS for 2 to 6 Guests
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From 245 AUD per night
No Wifi / Internet
Forest, Nearby attractions, Bushwalking trails

Buttongrass Retreat

Hastings, Southeast Tasmania, Australia
ID: 2942


308 Lune River Road Ida Bay, Hastings, Southeast Tasmania, Australia
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EcoCabin- Southern most in Australia

Southern-most accommodation in Australia. The perfect base for nature lovers to explore Tasmania's Far South. Nearby are bushwalks, caves, warm springs, an historic railway and the southernmost place in Australia.

Suits couples or family.

This eco-retreat is on the edge of the wilderness with 140 degree mountain views. Eco facilities include solar/wind electricity (limited), composting toilet, neutral water supply, wood fired heating, solar/wood hot water, set in a native buttongrass moorland.

Your modern 2 bedroom self-contained cabin is a true eco-experience with 12 volt solar electricity and hot water, wood heating and is free from distractions like TV and in-room phones. Inside, the rooms are spacious. Every window brings a new picture. Little touches include DVD and CD players with IPod dock, telescope, selection of native flowers, wood fired bakers oven and a reading nook beside the living area. The outdoor bath is a great place to enjoy a glass of wine under the stars.

Outside, the buttongrass moorland abounds with wildflowers and bird life. At night, you might be lucky to have a visit from an owl, possums, Tasmanian Devil or spotted quoll.

Exclusive occupancy of the entire property gives you peace and privacy.

This property is a retreat where you can enjoy peace and privacy. Access is by key code. You need to phone us a couple of days before you arrive to get your uptodate code.

$350 single night including two adults
Multi-night discount $245 per night
Extra adults: $40 per person, per night. Maximum six people in two queen beds and two singles.
Discounts often available for multi night stays, off peak and midweek

***Rates displayed above may not be valid for "off-peak & peak dates" or other "special events" periods, (eg. concert events/length of stay, etc). Please make a booking request via to receive a quote and specify the number of guests when making a booking request as there may be an additional charge for extra persons.***

Bedding Configuration

Room 1 with Queen Bed

Room 2 with Queen Bed, 2x Single Bed


Property Facilities
  • Stunning views
  • Heating
  • BBQ facilities
  • No smoking
Stunning Features
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor eating area
Kitchen Facilities
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Kitchen crockery
  • Cooking pots and pans
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Rental Basics
  • Towels provided
  • Linen provided
  • Forest
  • Nearby attractions
  • Bushwalking trails
Property Set-up
Holiday Types
  • Single or Couples
  • Family friendly
  • Adventure
  • Rural
  • Honeymoon
  • Relaxing
  • LGBTQI Friendly


Rates from 245 AUD per night

  • Check-in after: 2:00:00 PM
  • Check-out before: 10:00:00 AM
  • Bond: 100 AUD
  • Cleaning Fee: 100 AUD
  • Up to 30 days before the start of the rental period: 50% of the rental
  • 30 days before the start of the rental period: 100% of the rental.

There is $50 cancellation fee.

This is an-eco retreat (not a hotel). It is the southernmost accommodation in Australia and requires some effort to drive form the city. Eco-features include: Solar/wind electricity, wood fired heating solar/wood hot water, buttongrass moorland setting.

Reasonable cleaning times are considered to be 20 minutes per cabin plus 10 minutes per person. Unreasonable cleaning is charged at $35 per hour. Damage or breakages greater than fair wear and tear are charged at replacement cost.

Prices shown include two people in one bed or four people in two beds. Infants under 1 year old are free only if we do not provide any additional bedding for them. Extra people, extra beds or cots are added at $40/nt.

Late checkouts can often be agreed for $30. Non-agreed late checkouts are charged at $50 per hour.

As an eco-retreat, we are very different from a city hotel. We have 12 volt solar electricity, gas cooking, composting toilets and wood fired heaters. You will be surrounded by wildlife of all sorts, including birds, mammals, arthropods and reptiles. Our seclusion is protected by 4km of winding gravel road, steep in places.

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