This Hotel Has A Ridiculous Policy For Guests Who Post Negative Yelp Reviews

Being that one really drunk guy gets me a lot of feedback after weddings. Apparently Union Street Guest House in Hudson, New York gets a lot of negative performance reviews as well – at least enough to charge $500 to anyone who writes a bad review.

On the hotel’s website, there is a policy that states the hotel will fine wedding guests $500 if they choose to leave a negative review online. Additionally, a $500 charge will be taken out of the deposit on file for the wedding. In other words, the hotel is also charging the father of the bride for your feedback.

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You, as a rational person, could imagine people went ape shit. So, in response to a flurry of angry one star reviews on Yelp, Union Street Guest House responded, “LOL JK.”

None of the Yelp commenters believe that the policy was posted as joke. Probably because a Yelp user shared an email from said hotel regarding said policy, “Please note that your recent review of our inn will cost the wedding party that left us a deposit $500. This money be charged [sic] via the deposit they have left us unless/until it is removed.”

The Yelp users have been going bananas all day issuing a flurry of one star reviews and expressing their disapproval of the policy in the most hurtful word combinations available within the constraints of the English language.

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The hotel should just be lucky that they don’t have to deal with the PGP commenters. You animals show no mercy.

[via Business Insider]

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