Panama City Journals

Beware of Choice Hotels!

A June 2007 trip to Panama City by KO2Alabama

Quote: Some hotels are unconcerned with theft.

Beware of Choice Hotels!

Overview

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After checking out, I realized my laptop was left by the bed. It was locked in the room by electronic lock and I returned the same day. The staff, including the night manager, Jerry, brushed me off completely. He called housekeeping to ask if it had been turned in, that was it. The lack of concern shocked me. I haven’t even received a follow up call about the of equipment. See "Experiences."

Quick Tips:

I do not recommend using any hotels in the Choice Hotels line, which includes Quality Inn. They don't seem to have or act on any corporate policy regarding theft with any level of customer service.

Best Way To Get Around:

Quality Inn Beach Front

Hotel | "Quality Inn Beachfront"

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Quality Inn is a part of Choice Hotels and I recommend not using any of their affiliates.What happened to me at this hotel—having a laptop computer stolen out of a locked room—tarnished our entire vacation. We had checked out that morning and later in the day I realized I left the laptop in its case by the bed. I returned that very same day. The staff, including the manager, Jerry, completely brushed me off as if it wasn’t their concern at all. Jerry was very nice to me, but all he was willing to do was call house keeping and ask if anything had been turned in. The thing that bothered me about this, which Jerry seemed to ignore entirely, was the computer had been taken from an...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on June 29, 2007

Quality Inn Beach Front
15285 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, Florida 32413
(850) 234-6636

Quote:
Quality Inn is a part of Choice Hotels; I recommend not using any of their affiliates.What happened to me at this hotel tarnished our entire vacation, having a laptop computer stolen out of a locked room. We had checked out that morning and later in the day I realized I left the laptop in its case by the bed. I returned that very same day. The staff, including the manager, Jerry, completely brushed me off as if it wasn’t their concern at all. Jerry was very nice to me, but all he was willing to do was call housekeeping and ask if anything had been turned in. The thing that bothered me about this, which Jerry seemed to ignore entirely, was the computer had been taken from an el...Read More