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Daintree Heritage Lodge - Warning

Daintree, Australia
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Daintree Heritage Lodge - Warning

I feel compelled to post this warning to anyone who may have a future booking for the Daintree Heritage Lodge. The Lodge went into receivership and closed down about three months ago although their website is still up and running as normal.

Guests who checked into our accommodation at Daintree Valley Haven this morning are most distressed. They are a young couple on honeymoon and had booked - and paid in full - for two nights at the Heritage Lodge before coming to us and again for a further three nights at the end of their honeymoon.

They arrived at the Lodge at dusk two nights ago to find out for the first time that it no longer exists! They fortunately found other accommodation and will now have to find another place at the end of their honeymoon. But whether they will get their money back seems doubtful.

We feel so very sorry for this young couple and can only wonder how many other people have had their holiday ruined.

Sydney, Australia
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for Sydney, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Islands
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1. Re: Daintree Heritage Lodge - Warning


while I think this post is invaluable...it maybe more useful to have one titled is closed.....

Might sound a bit odd but it is useful; info to all travellers...

i always send and email a few days beofre we get somewhere just to check they have our booking.

I always look forward the confirmation emails that are sent as a courtesy 7 days prior by a place themsleves.

Adelaide, Australia
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2. Re: Daintree Heritage Lodge - Warning

<<,i always send and email a few days beofre we get somewhere just to check they have our booking.>>

Yes GW -absolutely we always do the same. And when I have made bookings for clients I also send a letter a couple of weeks before to confirm as well.

Nevertheless what a horrible experience for the young honeymooners.

Edited: 3:47 am, June 14, 2010
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3. Re: Daintree Heritage Lodge - Warning

the web site is 'down' today.

but yes, a distressing time for the young couple.

there was this warning back in march on a ta review about it being closed


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