We were given a gift certificate as a holiday gift for a 2 night stay in the main lodge. I called to book and the lady (owner) was not very pleasant. That should have been my first red flag! We decided to book Nov. Moon and pay an additional $519 for the weekend. She said she would e-mail me my confirmation. It never came. I called over a month later to confirm and again she wasn't pleasant but confirmed we were booked. A few days before our arrival date they sent me an e-mail asking me to confirm receipt of the e-mail and informing us that we should make a dinner reservation prior to our arrival so we did. Check in was at 3:00 p.m. Not knowing exactly how long it would take to get there we arrived at 1:30 and decided to see if we could check in. We went to the main lodge and there wasn't a sole around. Finally a lady showed up and said "check in isn't until 3:00 and the room isn't ready". We returned much later and went into the main lodge and this same lady came out to meet us. We checked in and I proceeded to ask her about the wine cellar we read about. She turned on the basement light and took us down into the wine cellar. It was nice but not very welcoming. She said if we wanted to go down later to let her know and she would turn on the lights for us. Since she never introduced herself, I asked her if she was the owner and she said yes. She then took us out to the April Melody Cabin. I reminded her we booked Nov. Moon. She said it wasn't supposed to be as cold as previous nights so she thought we'd like April Melody. The temp was going down to 17 degrees that night so I had no idea what she meant. We went into April Melody and it was chilly and dark even with the lights on, curtains open and sun shining. The bed had indentations in it from previous bodies. We sat down and turned on the radio. There are no televisions. We tried to call our children and our cell phones didn't work. After about 15 minutes we decided this was not our kind of place and it certainly was not worth the $744.12 it cost for the weekend. We went to the main lodge and my husband explained to the owner that this was not for us. He said he understood if we had to pay for one night. She said we had to pay for two nights because they had held the cabin for us. Held the cabin for us?! We weren't even being put into the cabin that we booked and the one we did book was empty and not only that it appeared we were the only ones on the premises. We honestly thought that after we left and she really gave it some thought she would do the right thing and only charge our credit card for one night. Nope! We got our credit card statement today. She charged us for two nights.
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