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Bad reports on Wedding Hotel - can I cancel?

I have a wedding booked in a hotel and have paid €1,500 deposit. Since then the hotel is getting bad reports. Can I get my money back if we cancel – we signed contracts? Pat.

No you can’t just cancel on bad reports unless the booking form allows it under a cancellation clause.  You have made a contract with the hotel and if you cancel you could lose your deposit and even be sued for the balance. But you can bring these bad reports to the attention of the hotel and ask them to go through in detail the sort of service that they are going to provide.  You can make it clear to the hotel in a delicate way that you expect the service that you contracted for and if you don’t get it you will sue for the full amount of the money back together with compensation for bad service on the most important day of your life.

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