(Closed) My dress was stolen out of my hotel room. :(

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 32
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Tess63110:  I’m so sorry that happened to you! Reading this just made me ill.

Post # 34
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@Tess63110:  I used to work in a hotel and BELIEVE me… if something like this happens… you HAVE to show the footage to the client… since the hotel was an all inclusive… we would often get drunk guests doing stupid things to other guests… either way.. part of the procedure was obvious file a police report and they would see the security cameras.

If the hotel was to blame, they would repay the value of the item lost or stolen.

Usually if you complain enough and let them know you WILL more forward with reviews online or etc… they should do something about it 🙂

Post # 35
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

That is ridiculous. I hope you can get the hotel to show you the footage. I’m so sorry and good luck!

Post # 36
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Bumble Beekeeper

@Tess63110:  I’m really glad that it was stolen AFTER you got to wear it (and get pro pictures in it). That would be terrible if it was the other way around. I plan to TTD and not save another dust collector, so I wouldn’t care. I am sorry that you are upset though 🙁

Post # 37
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

That’s HORRIBLE! I hope it’s a chain so you can call corporate!

Post # 38
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@Tess63110:  I would be pissed! I would also be pissed at the hotel for not at least looking at footage to show me/police who entered the room. I can understand why they wouldn’t let you view the tapes so that they can help protect other guests privacy, but then at least *they* or the police should be able to view the tapes.

 

Post # 39
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@urchin:  +1 with going to the media, the police won’t help you out much. But I think your local news could make a story out of it.

Post # 40
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’d threaten civil litigation as well as police action (if you can ever get them to act) and call the media. It’ll hopefully scare them into paying out!

Post # 41
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

They probably don’t want to show you the footage because it shows a worker taking your dress! So sorry this happened! 🙁

Post # 42
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

What?! This is terrible. At least they waited until after your wedding. Jerks. That’s complete garbage that they won’t let you review the footage. The hotel should find out who did it and go after them. Grrr….

Post # 43
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2000

Whaaaaaaat! That is the most ghetto thing I’ve heard in a while! Who does that!

Post # 44
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

OP, SO sorry for you. I would threaten to call the media. Scare them shitless. They wouldnt want that. I hope it gets resolved!

Post # 45
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Yeah, you should at least consider going to the media about this (that will cost you nothing, the lawyer would be expensive) and see if they can’t keep your name out of the article for privacy reasons. Sometimes the media solves this crap on their own!

And the police should be working on this one… because what else does that employee have access to? And worse… what if it wasn’t an employee???

Post # 46
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Bee Keeper

@Swizzle:  Probably to get married in (hotel maids don’t tend to be too well off, as a general rule).

Thank god it happened AFTER your wedding! Try to see the bright side of it, it’s probably being put to good use by someone who could never afford such a dress. I’d still be angry that I was stolen from, of course, but I’d at least try to focus on that.

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