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4.5 out of 5

"Good food excellent and helpful staff amazing creek " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 09 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

At Heritage Lodge you'll be within steps of Daintree Rainforest and Daintree National Park. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free continental breakfast.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with DVD players, and all 20 individually decorated rooms feature furnished balconies, coffee/tea makers, and ceiling fans. Refrigerators, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Places within a short walk of this 3.5-star Diwan hotel include Wet Tropics of Queensland and within a 20-minute walk you'll find Daintree Rainforest Nature Refuge.

Cabin, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Rainforest Cabin "Special Deal"

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Heritage Lodge ratings based on 62 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Heritage Lodge

Everyone (15) Couples (27) Students (1) Family (19)
5 out of 5
Good food excellent and helpful staff amazing creek

Posted by , from Darwin on 9 Jan. 2020

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10 Jan. 2020 by Denise

Thanks so much Cooch it was a pleasure hosting you.

5 out of 5
Lovely staff! What a beautiful location too! The creek was so beautiful

Posted by on 11 Oct. 2019

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12 Oct. 2019 by Vicki

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. What a small world it is. That guys name I was trying to remember (Maria's husband) was Laurie. Hope you have an easy trip home and hope to see you up this way again one day. Cheers Vicki

4 out of 5
We had a great stay here for 2 nights with a family of 4. Room was comfortable, as were the beds. Kids loved the extensive dvd collection. Staff were very friendly. Dinner in the restaurant was one of the best meals we had during our entire FNQ trip.

Posted by on 8 Jul. 2019

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9 Jul. 2019 by Vicki

Thanks for leaving a review and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hoping all of your travels are memorable and safe.

5 out of 5
Loved the beautiful surroundings. Great place and magical area. Food was the best and the staff were lovely.

Posted by on 25 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 May 2019 by Vicki

Thankyou so much for your lovely review and for taking the time to write one. The Daintree is magical and glad you enjoyed dinning with us and great to know the staff looked after you. Hope to see you if your ever up this way again and here's to safe travels. Cheers Vicki

2 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Feb. 2019 by Vicki Bidwell

Hi We always welcome guests concern when they are staying with us. I do hope everything was ok. Safe travels.

3 out of 5

Great location, nice dinner, great water whole

Pros: Fabulous staff
Cons: Total update required
Location: Great
Basic accommodation, very dated, and for the price disappointment overall! Old, noisy air conditioning, dated fixtures throughout, cracked tiles in the bathroom> Mould on upper louvrverers and higher ceilings. Beds not particularly comfortable and for a family room - 2 chairs, tiny table, minute T.V and no seating other thsn the brre

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2018

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5 out of 5
We had very good time. So beautiful fresh water swimming hole next to the restaurant,clean room, nice food, kind staff.

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2018

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4 out of 5

Great location for the Daintree

Amazing creek and surroundings! The staff were fantastic. I would like to have seen a little more attention to detail in the room, ie remove cobwebs and dust before guests arrive but overall was a great location and an enjoyable stay

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2018

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5 out of 5

Beautiful surrounds

Lovely area, right in the rainforest. The creek winding around was great for a swim. The fish were very friendly!

Posted by , from Ipswich, QLD on 10 Jan. 2018

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5 out of 5

Surrounded by rainforest

Spectacular setting where you drive in a narrow entrance with huge trees on either side. You feel deep within the rainforest. Our meal at the restaurant was excellent. We really enjoyed both the steak and the fish. The next nights Anthony kindly organised the bbq area for our use. Great location close to Thornton beach near the river tour. The boardwalks were and easy drive and well worth the walk. We loved zip lining in the jungle. It gave the best vantage of the rainforest and was very professionally run. The staff at the Heritage were particularly kind and helpful. Christie was so enthusiastic about all the various activities. A wonderful experience.

Posted by on 25 Sep. 2017

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the business-friendly Heritage Lodge . Free self parking is available. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Diwan hotel.

  • 1 floor
  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player


Free self parking


  • Airport: Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) (124.2 km / 77.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Heritage Lodge offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. These individually decorated accommodations include desks. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • LCD television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.

On the Turps - This restaurant is located by the pool. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No lifts
  • Staffed front desk
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Heritage Diwan
  • Heritage Lodge Hotel
  • Heritage Lodge Diwan
  • Heritage Hotel Diwan
  • Heritage Lodge & Spa Daintree Region, Australia
  • Heritage Lodge And Spa
  • Heritage Lodge Diwan
  • Heritage Lodge Hotel Diwan

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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