On October 1 we received an e-mail from Sofitel, the fairly large French hotel chain. It happens that we have a Sofitel in our neighborhood — the Sofitel “San Francisco Bay” located in Redwood Shores. Google maps says this hotel is 23.4 miles south of San Francisco, but whatever — it’s been nice to us (until they hired a new chef and the croissants went to hell). We’ve stayed there several times, usually with good results. But now we are skeptical. This is a major Sofitel fail.
Today I got this in my e-mail:
Notice anything unusual there? That’s right — the email was sent October 1 but the main event being promoted ended September 30. To confirm this I visited the Sofitel website and saw this:
Sorry, folks, but you gotta do better than this.