Saudi princess flees $7.4mn hotel bill in Paris

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  1. uggboy
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    Saudi princess flees $7.4mn hotel bill in Paris:confused:

    SOURCE: http://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/14424-saudi-princess-flees-74mn-hotel-bill-in-paris/

    Makes for some interesting reading how the other half lives!:D
     
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    I did the same thing and ran up similar charges at the Motel 6 Little Rock. At least the princess has diplomatic immunity, not sure what I'm going to do. :eek:
     
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    And here I thought this thread was about an unpaid minibar bill at the launch party for SMD4- until I caught the Paris part.......
     
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    I was a Saudi princess before the sex change.
     
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    too funny! or sad?
     
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    Pay the bill and get the points.....
     
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    She had booked a 41-room floor? The hotel only has 54 spacious rooms and 27 luxurious suites! Rooms tonight start at EUR 800, but I maybe they might be willing to haggle since I suppose that their occupancy is probably suddenly way down. I wonder what their normal occupancy rate is?

    And does her entourage of 60 also get diplomatic immunity?
     
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    Definitely go for the GC points awarded per US dollar. The airline miles are only awarded per stay.
     
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    I would introduce few roaches on the bed and complain about the conditions...hmm.. wait a minute!
     
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    Why does she have diplomatic immunity?
     
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    Don't any of your Chicago Mafia friends like Gargoyle and Sweet Willie provide you any protection? :rolleyes:
     
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    For even more infos on the case:

    SOURCE: http://www.hotelchatter.com/story/2...ngs_To_Worry_About_Than_Paying_Her_Hotel_Bill

    Yeah! OH BOY!;)
     
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    Once a royal, always a royal!;)
     
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    Later in the year the hotel has a going rate // entrance category room // from 670 Euros!:D
     
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    Does royalty automatically get diplomatic immunity? Didn't work for Marie Antoinette.
     
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    Royal Pain In The Buttocks.. :p
     
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    Why in the world did they ever extend her this much credit? Who does that?

    For me, anytime I hit $1M in hotel bills, they ask me to pay down the account . . .
     
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    Were you there with a legal visa, or did you enter illegally? IIRC there is no extradition treaty between Arkansas and Wisconsin, much less between Arkansas and France. The recent sale of Motel 6 by Accor to US investors might well cause a cessation of claims against you as well.
    In any event charging you purchase of the entirety of Little Rock as a room service charge to your Motel 6 room itself creates some good defense issues for you, not least of which is the absence of room service at Motel 6, and the misrepresentation of purchases of real property as "pizza and beer".

    If you require legal representation we have some excellent defense attorneys here on MP.
     
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    Good point! With those guys helping, maybe he will not even need one of the lawyers. OTOH, they may all need lawyers.
     
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    There is no Chicago Mafia, just some friends getting together.
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    We do?
    I thought they were all here on MP because they are learning quick and cheap ways to flee from state to state and country to country trying to avoid their multitudinous malpractice suits. :rolleyes:
     
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    Yes, but how many left that dinner with out any holes in their chest? :p
     
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    How do sixty people and their luggage (for six months) sneak out of a small luxury hotel in the middle of the night? This sounds like an inside job, or at least accomplished with some Inside help. The hotel also seems careless/negligent in not periodically asking that the bill to date be settled.
     
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    Somehow, I think her hotelbillskippingdays are over ;)
     
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    I say, good luck trying to collect the amount owed!
     
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