Four outrageous New York City hotel minibar rip-offs

We’ve seen enough $150 candles and $4 tins of Altoids to know better than to expect a bargain from a hotel minibar. But sometimes the price gouging gets absolutely scandalous—like at these four New York hotels that have mastered the art of the overcharge.

Even airports don't charge this much for water
Even airports don't charge this much for water

The Hotel: Mansfield Hotel The Rip-off: $10 bottle of water

Only an orthodontist would shell out for this
Only an orthodontist would shell out for this

The Hotel: W New York - The Tuscany The Rip-off: $12 toothpaste kit

About 14 times what we usually spend on candy

The Hotel: Omni Berkshire Place The Rip-off: $14 gummy bears

But how much would this collection cost in a shop near Times Square?
But how much would this collection cost in a shop near Times Square?

The Hotel: Gild Hall The Rip-off: $195 "Travel Couples Pleasure Kit," including a vibrator, handcuffs, condoms and lube

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