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A very British hotel anyone? C4 now

(49 Posts)
refusetobeasheep Thu 02-Mar-17 21:25:20

Just love behind the scenes shows like this.
Loving the laundry most so far. The sheer amount of underwear that apparently needs ironing ...!

Delatron Thu 02-Mar-17 21:27:25

£1k for a room service bill for one person! Because they wanted to 'look' at all the food.. What a waste!

Trottersindependenttraders Thu 02-Mar-17 21:28:51

I'm a bit WTF?!? confused

MILLYmo0se Thu 02-Mar-17 21:29:16

£6.50 to launder a pair of socks !!

Dulra Thu 02-Mar-17 21:33:53

The money is pretty insane and pretty obscene tbh. I could never work somewhere like this I'd probably tell the guests to f**k off if they'd any ridiculous requests and get fired on day 1 grin

refusetobeasheep Thu 02-Mar-17 21:34:30

It is totally insane! Love the code words - e.g. "Special people" equals "unbelievably minted"

SloanyAnne Thu 02-Mar-17 21:35:33

I would love to be paid money to inspect the rooms before new guests and just nit pick.

megletthesecond Thu 02-Mar-17 21:36:15

Just turned it on. I need mindless escapism / judging opportunities.

expatinscotland Thu 02-Mar-17 21:36:21

Pretty disgusted by all the excess and waste, tbh. And then the people who think they shouldn't have to pay? For real?

SloanyAnne Thu 02-Mar-17 21:50:49

I could floss my teeth with my judgy pants at the minute but the staff are so much more interesting than the twatty guests they've shown, which is 100% deliberate

megletthesecond Thu 02-Mar-17 21:55:42

How can they just not pay confused?

Dulra Thu 02-Mar-17 22:02:07

I doubt they'd get away with it longterm they may negotiate the bill but it would have to be paid.

Toddlerteaplease Thu 02-Mar-17 22:04:21

The cheek of not paying. But as if they can't afford it!

Toddlerteaplease Thu 02-Mar-17 22:04:33


Willow2016 Thu 02-Mar-17 22:06:26

250 bits of luggage for one person! Us her handmaiden of course! Obscene. £700k and they didn't even pay!!!! No wonder they are loaded but that's just bloody ignorant. Don't care how much money they have people with real class pay their way. I think it's pathetic that they get away with it yet they admit nobody else would be allowed to leave without paying their Bill.

Mum2jenny Thu 02-Mar-17 22:07:57

Can't believe ppl actually live like this, or consider 7k appropriate for a nights stay in London

JeanSeberg Fri 03-Mar-17 10:02:51

The most obscene part was how little they paid their staff.

Toddlerteaplease Fri 03-Mar-17 10:57:42

Yes. When they said that one night in a suite at 20k was a years wages for the receptionists

JeanSeberg Fri 03-Mar-17 12:30:43

The team in the laundry were on a lot less than that at £7.20 an hour.

Hard to justify isn't it.

Mum2jenny Fri 03-Mar-17 21:33:09

After 1st April the min wage is £7.50 per hour for over 25 year olds

JeanSeberg Fri 03-Mar-17 22:52:06

I don't get your point, they'll hardly be loaded after that increase...

bionicant Fri 03-Mar-17 22:57:24

i watched some of it but it does annoy me how little people are paid and this is in central london where costs are so much higher. it's a pretty awful world

IamRonnieBiggs Fri 03-Mar-17 23:06:37

Did anyone else notice they still had those shitty plastic pots of milk in the room though - urgh....

EachandEveryone Sun 05-Mar-17 19:47:22

Its shocking. In the old days didnt these hotel jobs include accommodation? Im sure i remember my aunt in the 70's living in a posh hotel when she was a chambermaid.

Juveniledelinquent Sun 05-Mar-17 20:13:49

The biggest thing I puzzled over is that British workers don't want to work in hospitality. If it comes to sending people home, this hotel would collapse overnight.

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