close
Business
close
Juicy Scams

₹1700 for 2 eggs. Are 5 stars too greedy?

Created on 06 Sep 2022

Wraps up in 7 Min

Read by 418 people

Updated on 20 Oct 2022

Premium articleElite

There stands a stall in front of my gym. Every day, post workout, I would go and stand there, and bhaiya would hand me a plate with two boiled eggs. In exchange, I would hand him a 20 and relish the eggs. In contrast to this is a bill below for two boiled eggs for an amount you wouldn’t be able to guess in your wildest dreams.

Recently, Kartik Dhar, founder & CEO of Glitstreet, posted a bill on social media where he had paid ₹1,700 for two eggs at a restaurant in Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai. His post called to mind the rampant profiteering by Five-star hotels. Similarly, actor Rahul Bose complained that he was billed ₹442 for two bananas at a five-star hotel. Four Seasons, Taj Hotel, and J.W. Marriot all fall into this pricey 5-star hotel category. But how does one justify charging ₹1700 for an item that costs ₹20 and ₹442 that costs ₹6?

 

You are missing out on so much.

To continue reading, Subscribe.

You can have unlimited access to all the Elite Articles. Log in to check if your Finology account is ready for Elite.

By Subscribing to Finology One, you can unlock more superpowers -

  • Up to 3 premium articles every week
  • 15+ Stock recommendations with Recipe.
  • 45+ premium courses with Quest.
  • Valuation Calculators and more tools with Ticker.

You get all of these in one, with One.

comment on this article
share this article
Photo of Rishika Mukherjee

An Article By -

Rishika Mukherjee

249 Posts

13.4m Views

221 Post Likes

105

Mukherjee is an avid reader and loves to write as much as read. She is the youngest of all but handles chores like a 50-year-old woman. She takes a lot on her plate and somehow, eerily manages to get the job done. As Hazel Grace stated, she could read a good author's grocery list, and so would Miss Mukherjee. 

Topics under this Article

Share your thoughts

We showed you ours, now you show us yours (opinions 😉)

no comments on this article yet

Why not start a conversation?

Looks like nobody has said anything yet. Would you take this as an opportunity to start a discussion or a chat fight may be.

Under Juicy Scams

"A few" articles ain't enough! Explore more under this category.

close
Share this post
share on facebook

Facebook

share on twitter

Twitter

share on whatsapp

Whatsapp

share on linkedin

Linkedin

Or copy the link to this post -

https://insider.finology.in/juicy-scams/are-five-starts-hotels-too-greedy

copy url to this post
Copied