NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- You booked a romantic holiday getaway for you and your honey. "I want a great view and a king-size bed," you insisted when you made the reservation. When you are shown to the room, instead of a mountain view, there is a dumpster, and what gives with the two twin beds?
You have a choice in that moment. How you proceed will determine whether you get the vacation you want or if you will spend three days in a grim hell of dashed expectations.
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How to set matters right? Whatever you do, don't invoke a threat to blacken the hotel's name on TripAdvisor. Most hotels genuinely live or die by TripAdvisor. They are hypersensitive to it, but they also are on guard to what they may perceive to be a blackmail attempt. Waving this club can tarnish your reputation and result in getting you bupkis.