Eaglehawk Neck’s ‘Lufra’, overlooking Pirates Bay, situated in the South East of Tasmania, is said to have ‘the best coastal view in the world’. We provide accommodation, meals, entertainment and an ideal base for travelers to the iconic Tasman Peninsula and the world renowned Port Arthur historic region of the State. Across from Tessellated Pavement State Reserve on Pirates Bay, this casual hotel is 5 km from Devils Kitchen, an observation platform, and 61 km from Hobart International Airport.
Join us at the Lufra for the best in local food and beverages. We pride ourselves on serving guests a winning dining experience in a casual-cool environment fitting of the awe-inspiring landscape you’ll look out to from your seat. Serving locally-sourced produce, meats and fresh seafood whenever possible, our on-site restaurant will ensure you get the freshest meal around. With a combination of full restaurant service in the evening and a day time casual café providing beverages, light snacks and lunches, you always know your next meal is never more than a few steps away. And if your meals don’t fit into the regular breakfast-lunch-dinner schedule, call ahead to arrange specials such as packed lunches and event catering:
Package lunches for a day out fishing or touring
Dinner and specialty meals for all occasions
Weddings & Celebrations
Continental breakfasts are available in the cafe daily from 7:30am to 10am.
Made-to-order cooked breakfast is served from 8am to 9:30am and caters to dietary restrictions such as vegetarian, gluten-free, etc.
Serving a variety of meals and refreshments from breakfast through till dinner, Tesso’s Café is the go-to for guests of Lufra Hotel and Apartments. Our daytime café provides hot and cold beverages, light snacks throughout the day, and substantial seafood everyday lunches between 12pm and 2pm. So drop by for your morning paper or mid-afternoon coffee—you might even catch a glimpse of the whales coming to the surface in Pirates Bay just out front.
Join us daily in our public bar for a chat with the locals from 4pm. Bar snacks served Friday evenings. Free live music and BBQ one Sunday per month. Happy hour 5:00-6:00 Sunday-Thursday and 5:30-6:30 Friday-Saturday.
Enjoy the unique ambience of our lounge bar – featuring jukebox, pool table and darts. Order a meal from the bistro menu or just soak up the atmosphere with a quiet drink. Takeaway alcohol also available. Open daily.
When the sun starts to set and you’re ready for a one-of-a-kind meal, make your way over to Tesso’s Bistro. Named after the famous geological formation that sits across the way from Lufra Hotel and Apartments, there’s no better place to enjoy a sunset at dusk. Situated on the foreshore below the main structure, Tesso’s Bistro is as much a destination as it is a place to eat. Sourcing ingredients from local ports, the menu consists of a full range of dishes crafted with care and quality. Local seafood, meats and produce can be found on the menu whenever possible along with a special menu just for kids.
To join us for dinner, bookings are a must. Call us on (03) 6250 3262
We host numerous community festivities and regular events at Lufra Hotel. Our “Live @ Lufra’ is a showcase of the local musical talent, a great way to enjoy live performances while savouring a fresh, tasty platter paired with local wines and beverages. For the current news on events, check out Events on our facebook page.
Plan a Coastal Wedding or Meeting near Port Arthur, Tasmania
Conferences & Functions
Equally suitable for conferences, special functions, corporate training and small meetings, Lufra Hotel and Apartments is the full-service destination with all the features and individuality you desire. We cater to both larger conferences of up to 90 people and small board room style meetings.Catering, event space and external activities are all a part of the package when you plan your meeting with us. We are approximately 1 hour from Hobart International Airport and offer parking along with modern hotel rooms and self-contained apartments.
Lufra Hotel weddings have been a part of our fabric since the 1950’s. Synonymous with peaceful, elegant Tasmanian cliffside weddings, our hotel is proud to offer an all-inclusive, full-service venue for your wedding ceremonies and receptions. The hotel can accommodate up to 90 guests and we even offer a complimentary Premium Spa wedding Apartment with bookings of over 50 dinner guests. This can be used as a change room, honeymoon suite or as a family gathering area away from the main hotel. With magnificent views of Pirates Bay from our restaurant and stunning beaches, weddings at Lufra Hotel are classic, timeless affairs.