bangkok marriott problem thru priceline

Aug 29th, 2004, 10:41 AM
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bangkok marriott problem thru priceline

thanks to this forum, we have reserved great hotels thru priceline. unfortunately, when i booked for our first 3 nites in bkk, i only got one
room. there are 3 of us and i had no way to let them know that. will the hotel allow 3 people in one room? can you upgrade when you buy on priceline? do the marriott rooms have two queen beds available? should i call them and explain
our requests.?

at the end of our month long trip, we got 2 rooms at the shangri la for 3 nites for $60. such a deal.
thanks bob?
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Aug 29th, 2004, 01:15 PM
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Can I ask what you did on priceline to get the rooms for that price? We have never used priceline before and am a little nervous about getting a hotel that we dont want!!! But both the Marriott and the shanggri la are the hotels that we want!!!
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Aug 29th, 2004, 05:57 PM
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divediva-did you use or or hk? You are one lucky lady, for sure! I hope you'll find the Marriott will allow a roll-away bed in the room. I'd email them and ask. Most hotels offer an upgrade, if rooms are available. We upgraded at Shangri-La-no problem! Don't know about queen beds as we don't stay at Marriott until Dec.
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Aug 29th, 2004, 06:14 PM
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divediva---may is suggest that you contact the hotel (marriott) by e-mail to ask that another bed be added to the room....all priceline hotels are for 2 people only, as it clearly states in their postings....

i'm sure the marriott will charge you $15 or so for an additional person...there are no queen beds---only kings (giant kings) and twins...they must have single doubles as well but i have never seen one there......i have the manager's card here someplace so i will dig it out and post you his direct address or another hotel address if i find that in a few minutes...

have you joined the shangri-la F/F club...remember free breakfasts and late check out if you do...
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Aug 29th, 2004, 06:28 PM
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try this e-mail: [email protected]

here is a site as well:

this is an old address but may work

tel: 011 66 (0) 2476 may or may not need the (0)...that's dialing from are in tinsel town right??

i just found something newer: try this instead...

[email protected]

if it doesn't work contact me here and i will dig out the manager's card...
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Aug 29th, 2004, 11:06 PM
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thanks again for your help everyone.
i used try 5 star hotel by
river...2 rooms at $60...and got the Shangri-la. ;-)
i tried again for another 3 nites at the beginning of our stay and got denied.

i next tried for a four star hotel on the river @ $60. for 2 rooms but it only gave me one room (error on my part for not catching it) and we lucked out by getting the Marriott. when i tried for a second room, same dates...i got denied.
i did join the F/F club and look forward to
my breakfasts...i will be thinking of you rhkkmk.
this was my first priceline purchase...always afraid to use it before but because of all the
success of fodorites...we get to stay in two of the best hotels in bkk....thank you thank you
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Aug 30th, 2004, 03:09 AM
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To the best of my knowledge, none of the rooms at the Marriott have two double or queen beds. If you have a regular/standard double room, I believe there is only one double bed, and the double rooms are small and may not accomodate a roll-awy bed (have not stayed in one of their doubles since my very first stay in 1997 but that is my recollection.) If you have a junior suite, there is room for a roll-away bed. Call or e-mail the hotel to confirm what type of room you have, and whether you can upgrade and what they charge for a roll-away.

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Aug 30th, 2004, 05:27 PM
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i have emailed the hotel and they will accommodate a 3rd person with a rollaway for $25 not including breakfast. they will also upgrade, if available ( i work for, maybe that will help.)
thanks for the info everyone....
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Aug 30th, 2004, 08:08 PM
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why don't you contact priceline in CT at the customer service number and see if the additional room can be added??
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Aug 31st, 2004, 10:53 PM
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its worth it to add a room...almost same price by the time you add breakfast...
thanks for all your help
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Sep 1st, 2004, 07:05 AM
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i don't have their number but you will find it on the printout that you got with your reservation....try calling 800 or 203 information, they are in CT.
look on their site and see if there is a place to "contact us"

also put a new topic out on fodors asking for the number??
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