Slightly Bugged on 11/30/2012
This address is for the Hampton Inn Empire State Building hotel in NYC. I just spent a week there, and found 3 bedbugs on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, in my room on the 5th floor. This was disturbing, since I had been in the room since Friday, and spent 5 nights with them. I did not find any bites on me, thankfully. These three guys were on the bed (one was actually inside the pillowcase), and easy to see because Hampton uses all white linens. I searched the room, and could not find any mo
re. I flushed 2 and brought #3 (in a water bottle) to the manager downstairs. Hotel management moved me to a different floor, and said they would give me some free Hilton nights. I also asked them to pay for my dry cleaning once I returned home, and they told me to fax them the bill and they would send a check. Hopefully they'll honor those promises. Overall, a huge inconvenience for me (my wife made me unpack outside and clean everything). But I understand these things happen, and the hotel really seemed concerned about the bugs and also with trying to make things right.