# Welcome To The Wellesley London, Where Three Bottles of Water Cost \$127

Discussion in 'Luxury Hotels' started by uggboy, Jul 29, 2014.  |  Print Topic

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but they were 0.5 liter bottles

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### Jaimito CarteroSilver Member

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No, the waters were £5.50 each. Not aware of the minimum charge?

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### uggboyGold Member

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The costumer had never seen the menu, so he wasn't aware of the minimum charges, wasn't told by the waiting staff either it seems.

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### iolaireGold Member

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Doesn't the math look wrong?
anyone who sits down at the terrace of the bar - though not the bar itself - after 4pm must meet a minimum spend of £25 per head.

I see what looks like two issues:
1. How does £25 per head * two people = £50.17?
2. Shouldn't the £16.50 count towards that minimum?
I would expect to see a £50 minimum less £16.50 = £33.5 charge to get to minimum of £50 for two persons?

I see he was meeting two others.

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Good one, this has bugged me too, as I saw it the same way. It's all about 3 people.

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### iolaireGold Member

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It was him plus two others = 3, so they adjusted the bill to get it to £75.

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### uggboyGold Member

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Nevertheless, it's odd that a London hotel Bar has something called "minimum spend" from 4 PM. Even more so because they didn't tell him or his guests.

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### KalbozGold Member

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Simply stated, highway robbery!

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### HaveMilesWillTravelGold Member

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I think you mean motorway robbery?

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Makes the \$4 bottles of water at the Marriott sound like a steal.

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I wonder how much of a tip Jessica received.

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Depends on their sizes.

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Albeit in this case it should have been "cash back" for the customer.

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Well look it this way. Only \$9,925 left for the 90 day AA Citi Exec card spend
Reminds me of the movie (actually the both versions) of Brewster's Millions. "Quick give us 3 bottles of water, where do I sign?"

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### HaveMilesWillTravelGold Member

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8.33 service charge?

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Maybe its like Domino's..."Any delivery charge is not a tip to your driver".

I think Jessica got shafted.

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