Lou and I were in Soho and when it was time to get back to the hotel, we realized we forgot the name of the hotel and had NO idea of the address. Luckily there was a Starbucks around the corner and the staff couldn’t have been nicer or more helpful.
Kamilla, the manager, suggested we use her phone to call the only contact number we had to the production company who promptly emailed the address to us of our hotel, we showed it to the cab driver and we were back to the hotel in 15 minutes!
But here’s the best part, in the midst of this frenzy to get back to the hotel, Kamilla asked us if we would like a coffee or tea on the house!
They were busy as hell but took the time to help two dumb Americans and I think that was a wonderful thing to do. We had gone to three previous coffee houses and stores looking for a phone directory so we could possibly figure out which street it was because there was a Starbucks across the street from the hotel but none of these places either had a directory or refused to help.
Starbucks, you just made a best friend for life! Thank you Kamilla, Wlad (sp?) and Laszlo!
Howard Shultz, I sure hope you are listening, or reading, in this case!
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