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InterContinental Hotels Group / Holiday Inn Express Complaint - Poor customer service

Review by Mandrake on 2007-04-19
I had wanted tp book a room at the Holiday Inn Express in Hendersonville, NC, but by mistake, booked it at Henderson, NC, a few hours up the road from Hendersonville. I paid for three nights in advance. When I arrived in Hendersonville, the explained my mistake. I asked if they could contact the Holiday Inn Express in Henderson. They did, and after much back and forth, along with suggestions that I call guest relations, I was told, prior to leaving NC that I would receive a credit on my MasterCard account.
No word for months. I contacted both the Holiday Inn Express at Hendersonville and Henderson. Neither party was helpful. It was now guest relations problem at the InterContinental Hotels Group. After two e-mails, I finally got a response, saying, in essence, "sorry, we can't help."

The Henderson Holiday Inn Express said they were fully booked, so that my cancellation resulted in their getting paid twice for the same room.

I found none of the parties helpful and worse, the attitude seemed to be "it's your problem not ours." I would think in a competitive environment, and given how much business I have given this hotel chain, I would have been given more consideration,

So, be advised, don't expect much from the Holiday Inn chain or InterContinental Hotels if you have a mix-up like I did. Now, neither I nor anyone in our company around the U.S. will stay in a hotel with this group.
Comments:1 Replies - Latest reply on 2007-04-19
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-04-19:
If it's not to late maybe you can file a dispute with your CC company?

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