German Hotel Charges by Weight

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  1. DerChef macrumors 6502

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    BERLIN (Reuters) - A hotel in northern Germany has started charging its guests by the kilo for an overnight stay.

    In the town of Norden, close to the Dutch border, guests now have to step onto the scales before moving into their rooms and fork out half a euro (35 pence) per kilogram (2.2 lbs).


    This is probably fair enough wear and tear on beds, toilet bowls, sewage system.............I could go on;)
     
  2. cycocelica macrumors 68000

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    haha that is pretty funny. America needs to adopt something like this.
     
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    Credit card debt alone would bankrupt us if they adopted a policy like that...;)
     
  4. Koodauw macrumors 68040

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    its only like $45 dollars a night for me, assuming I did my math right.
     
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  6. iMatt mini macrumors 6502

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    Good for people like me, I'd get a pretty cheap rate. :)
     
  7. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    But not as cheap as the rate iMatt nano would get.
     
  8. iMatt mini macrumors 6502

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    If my math is correct (and I'm sure it's not), I'd pay about $23.50 a night. :rolleyes:
    And they say Americans are obese. :p
     
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    How does this make any sense? Does the hotel incur a greater charge if their guests are heavier? Just as them not to clog the toilet when they rid their bodies of their excessively large dinners and let it rest.
     
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    Is this in addition to a flat rate?

    It's weird I don't see how it makes any difference to them. I can see why airlines would do this but it doesn't really make sense for a hotel.
     
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