"The under-manager asked that I pay 15,000 rupees (pounds 250). When I said I did not have this money available he requested that we see the manager, who explained how valuable an antique the marble top was. I said I would arrange payment when I returned to England. He pondered this and went away. Amazingly, the under-manager then returned to say the matter was closed and thanked us for our time.
"We came out with a free tea - but I am not sure I would recommend this approach. It says much for the quality of service at this hotel."Reuse content