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Hatter's Hideout CAVE and Lodge

Mark User Profile

Hatter's Hideout CAVE and Lodge

16+ guests4 bedrooms6 beds2 baths
16+ guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
Mark is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Unique hand-built Lodge and environmental retreat on 8 private acres of Blue Mountains wilderness. The Cave is 20 metres high, wide and deep; similar size and shape to a small shell of the Opera house (with better acoustics!) 3 night min LongWeekEnds.
Sunset checkout available; please call Mark after you have made your booking.


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Common spaces
3 floor mattresses



163 reviews
Kerry User Profile
April 2019
I sent my husband and his friends up to Mark's place to celebrate his 40th birthday--thought they might enjoy having their very own man cave. :) I was right! It was a super unique spot and they couldn't help but talk about what an amazing setting it was. The cave had everything…
Domonique User Profile
October 2019
A very special place with its own piece of the Blue Mtns escarpment in its backyard! Simply breathtaking. The Cave itself is huge and well equipped, and the house is very warm and comfortable with everything that you need. The local bird life and King Parrots that would visit…
Joanne User Profile
September 2019
I wanted to spend a night in a cave for a book I’m writing and found Hatters Hideout just 2 hours from Sydney. Mark was communicative, helpful and flexible. He welcomed us and helped us carry wood and all our items down to the cave. He has worked so hard to create the most…
Hannah User Profile
September 2019
A fantastic time was had by all who came! The cave was mind blowing! The pool room was amazing! Table tennis was a hit! The fireplace came in very handy! The snow was such a spectacular bonus! So much love for this place! We will be back for camping in the cave when we a little…
Sarah User Profile
September 2019
Incredible cave to camp in with the lodge a fabulous option for any non-campers in your group. Mark’s sleeping bags are really heavy duty. We camped out in winter and were toasty warm. A great place for a camping birthday party. Mark was a great host.
Austin User Profile
August 2019
Great place. The lodge area is awesome with a table tennis room and a snooker table room. Cave is incredible too.
Jake User Profile
August 2019
Hatters was everything it claimed to be and more. Our group of mates is still raving about it constantly!

Hosted by Mark

Bell, AustraliaJoined in June 2012
Mark User Profile
396 Reviews
Mark is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Your host, a resident hatter, has hand built a haven on his property and is very keen and capable of making your visit to the Blue Mountains a totally unique experience.
Interaction with guests
Mark lives on the same property in a separate house. After a guided "Walk & Talk" he will leave you very much alone unless you need him for advice, repairs, cup of sugar etc.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
After 3PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • No pets
  • Smoking is allowed
  • Parties and events are allowed