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SPG Platinum people: have you stayed at a Starwood on your birthday? Did they do anything for you? I thought they'd leave a note at the very least. 😥 #LonelyBirthday

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They made an ice sculpture of my head for my birthday .

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And yes! I know I'm in a very privileged spot to even have this 'issue'.

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^and today they finally sent you an invoice for it

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Is it clearly in your profile? They sent me champagne and a cheese plate with a card for my birthday

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY OP!!!🍾🥂🎉

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Got a plate of cookies from a Westin that I had never stayed in before. Got zilch from a Sheraton that I had stayed in for over a year. It's a crapshoot. If you have an ambassador, you should receive something in the mail.

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Haha A1 - could totally see someone complain about a nice birthday gesture. Lots of fragile egos out there.

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A couple of years ago, they got me one of those robes they have in most properties with my name embroidered on the sleeve...was pretty blown away

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@KPMG1 - I believe so. The woman said "happy birthday tomorrow" when I checked in, but that was the only acknowledgement I got.

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Happy birthday, OP! 🎊🎊🎊

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Was in a Le Meridian in Paris for my birthday last year with my gf. Hotel didn't do anything & clearly my ambassador forgot. So my amazing gf (another platinum), called Frontdesk behind my back, gave them an amazing grilling. We had a bottle of Moët, cheese plates, choc strawberries, a full Black Forest cake and two 50% off coupons for Moulin Rouge waiting in our room later that night, #gottaaskforit

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Hey OP we're birthday buddies! Happy Birthday and if it's any consolation, I'm Marriott platinum and I didn't get squat either. On the positive side- it's Fly Day!

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I never have but I will be this year. I'm hoping my ambassador will do something 🤞

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Never have received anything. At either ambassador or platinum levels (over the last 6 years) it's all dependant on the hotel. Plus it's a birthday. Majority of adults don't celebrate them or acknowledge them. It might be a touchy subject their road warrior guests.

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Yes! If you are 100+ night, let your ambassador know. They ALWAYs work with hotel to do something nice. Got a gorgeous cake on last birthday. Sadly my boys had eaten it before I got back to room that night (had flex-tripped Orlando weekend.) husband did text the before picture and cake-crumbed happy faces to me. Ah... work-life balance!

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^ especially if they're like I'll just do this for 3 years before b school or 8 years to make SM / director yet 20 years later...

Tell them and they're do something for sure! I got a bottle of wine, chocolates, and a note for my boyfriends birthday

A card and 6 macaroons

I didn't get anything either. I didn't really think of it at the time though, just kind of sad now after the fact haha

Thanks SC1 🙂

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