I just noticed our reservation at the Parker Meridien in NYC is showing a $10 resort fee for internet and local calls. I'm a plat member so this is basically charging me $10 a night for nothing. I'm interested in what the conditions are for a property to charge a resort fee and in Starwood's position with regards to the 'offerings' basically duplicating what members would receive anyway as elite benefits. From my point of view, it's deceitful as it doesn't show up in the quoted room rate online. I would much prefer hotels just quoted a higher price if they want to charge more. We're locked in now but this would be a reason for me not to stay at a hotel. Unhappy at the moment.