A gay couple from Manchester say a hotel receptionist refused to let them stay in a double room and insisted they take a room with single beds.
Nick Hurley claims he and his partner were treated in a homophobic manner by staff at the Thistle Hotel Barbican in London. A spokesman for the hotel has apologised and says they are investigating. But Mr Hurley says in today's society the way they were treated is completely unacceptable.
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