The Caterer
Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Scottish hotel owner turns to social media after couple ‘escaped £800 bill'

20 February 2015 by

A hotel owner in Scotland has turned to social media after claiming that a couple spent £800 and then left without paying.

Jason Henderson, owner of the 33-bedroom Knock Castle hotel and spa in Perthshire, posted a CCTV image of the pair on Facebook, after claiming that they stayed for three nights and ordered food, flowers and wine for Valentine's Day, but then left in a silver Audi without settling up, according to the Daily Mail.

Henderson, who also believes that the couple used fake ID when checking in and gave the hotel false credit card details, is offering a two-night stay to anyone who can help him find the couple.

Police Scotland have confirmed that the incident is being investigated, and stated that the suspected couple were in their late twenties. Anyone with information is invited to call Police Scotland on 101.

The castle-style hotel in Crieff offers views over the surrounding countryside, starting at £149 per night. It has two restaurants, including one with a rooftop area, and also sells pool and spa packages.

Police in restaurant wine scam warning >>

Social media: the missed opportunity for hospitality >>

TagsHotels
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking