The receptionist on duty at 6am on July 7 claimed I was out when my Nepali girlfriend called and asked to speak to me on July 6 in the late evening. He also didn't deliver the message she then left for me. Further, he had the nerve to call her (her number must have been displayed on the hotel phone the night before) after I had left for the airport, after asking me whether I was going to marry her or merely seeing her for the sex (his words), to which I gave a non-committal answer as it is none of his business. He then had the balls to ask me for her number, which of course I didn't give him. I thought he was rude and extremely indiscreet, but I would have let it go if I hadn't subsequently found out from my girlfriend about him lying on the phone to her and his non-delivery of her message to me.
Thoroughly unprofessional. Purposely trying to interfere with and even intrude into a relationship in one's private life is one thing, but doing this to a customer while on duty is simply unacceptable in any moral code. He should be fired from his job.
Anyone considering using this otherwise ok hotel be warned, especially about the long-nosed young receptionist with the narrow face ... he's a snake!
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