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When did Marriott get so cheap? I’m staying at a Westin hotel in Houston and the free breakfast for ambassadors includes coffee, toast and water. They also charged me $10 a day for a microwave. I’ve never been charged for a microwave at any hotel… EVER!

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Some consultant told them to do that

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Something something global pandemic..

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Apparently they’ve been doing this before the pandemic. That’s what the front desk person said

I think this started a few years back, I remember them telling me the fee for microwave and I’m like … da fuq

Yea I mean even though I’m not paying out of my pocket, I’m not giving them this kind of money 🙄

Might be a location specific thing. Stayed recently at the Distill hotel in Louisville. Enjoyed a free drink at night, generous breakfast credit and free coffee service in the morning.

Hilton charges $25/day for a microwave or refrigerator. But usually will waive it for diamond members.

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