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Tipping and Service Charges on Room Service

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Tipping and Service Charges on Room Service

steakman55 | Dec 7, 2010 02:26 PM

Anyone else irritated at the excess charges on getting a late night hamburger? At a recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC, the total tab for a couple of burgers and Cokes and a beer came to about $100. In addition to the ridiculous original charge of about 30 bucks for the burger (Yes, I know this is New York and the Waldorf, but come on) there was a "service charge" and a tip added in. Of course, the waiter hangs around for a few more bucks palmed over to him , so what the hell Still, it adds up.

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