Q: A hotel I am living at is false advertising I have filed a complaint with the doj is there anything I can else I can do?

The person working the desk also the owner said he wasn't offering the posted weekly rates that are taped in the office window due to covid-19 which should have been $225. Instead he said I would have to pay the nightly rate and charged me $45 per night for 7 nights which totaled $315. He is also charging other guest the same way. What else can I do to receive a refund for the difference in price and is this grounds for a class action lawsuit since there are other people being over charged also or just a small claims case for me?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It might not necessarily be false advertising - it's possible it could be an oversight resulting from changes in day-to-day operations that the pandemic has forced upon small business owners. There could be public health reasons for suspending weekly rental arrangements. It's difficult to say, based on these facts alone. A North Carolina attorney could probably offer more meaningful insight after examining the situation more closely. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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