The BBC is reporting the case of Nick Hurley and his boyfriend who were allegedly refused a double bed at a Thistle Hotel in London. Here's the story:
and here's the Thistle Hotels site in case you're wondering whether there's one near you:
To be fair, this may have been one rogue receptionist and the hotel is investigating the incident, but it's still very disappointing news. One might expect it from cranks running Fawlty Towers-like establishments:
but not from national chains like Thistle. Has anyone else ever stayed at one of their hotels?