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Taj Campton Place - San Francisco

Old Sep 1, 21, 3:25 pm
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From the Taj website:

A mandatory daily Hotel Facility Fee of $30.00 ($34.88 taxes included) covers the following value-added amenities: Premium Wi-Fi access for up to 5 devices, Local and domestic long distance phone calls within North America (including Canada and Mexico), Unlimited access to PressReader with over 6500 global newspapers and magazines, Morning coffee, tea & pastries in the lobby (weekdays 6:30am-9:30am, weekends 7am-10am), In-room bottled water (2 bottles per day), In-room Nespresso coffee (up to 4 pods per day). (*Taxes are subject to change as per applicable laws or government policies.)
This is cringeworthy...
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Old Sep 2, 21, 9:00 am
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From the Taj website:



This is cringeworthy...
You're right. I presume the offering of PressReader means they won't deliver a real newspaper, which makes it more a negative than a value-added service.
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Old Sep 2, 21, 9:59 am
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agree. This is why I think it may be waived.
They wanted $2.50 from a FTer about 4 years ago for a Nespresso pod. Enough said.
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Originally Posted by view View Post
From the Taj website:



This is cringeworthy...
Laughable. And I doubt they get better response than they would get if they simply take 30 more for the room.

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Old Sep 6, 21, 8:11 am
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That fee is ridiculous.

Honestly though, the pricing for this hotel is so low rn and the product seems to match. Is this the right forum for this hotel?
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Old Sep 6, 21, 6:30 pm
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That fee is ridiculous.

Honestly though, the pricing for this hotel is so low rn and the product seems to match. Is this the right forum for this hotel?
I'm inclined to agree. I know this thread has been here a long time but I am tempted to move it to the more general San Fran forum. Will give it a few days -- if anyone thinks moving it is wrong, speak now or forever hold your peace.

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Old Sep 7, 21, 10:31 am
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I'm inclined to agree. I know this thread has been here a long time but I am tempted to move it to the more general San Fran forum. Will give it a few days -- if anyone thinks moving it is wrong, speak now or forever hold your peace.

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For me Taj belongs to the group of Luxury hotel brands. I never search for hotels in the destination forum as I trust the people here, so I think something would be missing. And if only as a warning that this is not the place to stay.
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Old Sep 8, 21, 9:19 am
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I agree the thread should stay here. It's a Virtuoso and Amex FHR property, even if not the finest in those portfolios, and it represent very good value at a near-luxury standard in the better rooms, at least.
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Old Sep 8, 21, 7:58 pm
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OK, I'll leave it. But not all Taj hotels are luxury. Their London property, the one that is a regular hotel (not all suite), definitely isn't.
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Old Sep 12, 21, 12:57 am
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That fee is ridiculous.

Honestly though, the pricing for this hotel is so low rn and the product seems to match. Is this the right forum for this hotel?
How about comparing to the palace from marriott?
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How about comparing to the palace from marriott?
Definitely seems comparable to the Palace in terms of pricing. Couldnt tell you how the products compare but its not obvious to me that either property is luxury.

The introduction of the SF Rosewood will be nice whenever it opens. Until then, the only credible options are the FS on Market and the St. Regis. Rosewood Menlo Park is excellent for people that need to go to South Bay.
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Any recent experiences? Worth burning my $200 Amex Plat annual credit there? (Alternative would be the Palace).
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Any recent experiences? Worth burning my $200 Amex Plat annual credit there? (Alternative would be the Palace).
We liked the Palace when staying in 2019. It wasn't true luxury but the bar area was nice and staff were friendly.
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Any recent experiences? Worth burning my $200 Amex Plat annual credit there? (Alternative would be the Palace).
Haven't been to either in about five years but I would pick the Palace over the Taj any day. The Palace is less intimate but I always found Taj service lacking. Plus Palace is generally pretty good about upgrades if they aren't full.
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Old Nov 6, 22, 9:18 pm
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It's much delayed but when we start comparing a place to the Palace, it's very, very clear to me that we are not talking about a luxury hotel.

Rather than move this thread after all these years, I'm just going to close it.

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