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Is this a scam? Hosted reviews on hotel site look bogus

Ellen Gonella is a guest at the Westin Kaanapali Resort in Lahaina, Maui, a gorgeous beachfront property with a little smoking problem.
By |October 27th, 2011|OYS|11 Comments|

The Travel Troubleshooter: Hotel burns nonsmoking guest with fee

Bernardino Suva is hit by a $250 cleaning fee for smoking in his New York hotel room. Problem is, he doesn’t smoke. The hotel won’t remove the charge, and now he’s disputing the fee on his credit card. Is that his only option?
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