Man Says A South Carolina Hotel Will Only Refund Him For Mold-Covered Hotel Room If He Takes Down His Viral TikTok Video

Photo Credit: TikTok/ thelilp500thatcould

A man took to TikTok to expose a South Carolina hotel that refused to refund him after he discovered mold and filth all over the room. 

Brooks Strickland, who goes by thelilp500thatcould on TikTok has since garnered over 300,00 views on his video. The father said he had booked the Ocean Star Hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last minute after a beach day with his family.

“I don’t recommend anybody staying in that hotel and really, it needs to be shut down until they can fix these issues,”

Strickland says in the video. He then goes on to show the horrifying scene. In the video, Strickland records the mold on the bed skirts and comforters, water droplets dangling from the ceiling, a stained bed, and a toilet that he says is

“pissed all over.”

According to Strickland, when he brought his concerns to hotel employees they refused to refund him although he stayed in the room for just 10 minutes. Since posting the video, Strickland said the hotel owner contacted him offering him a full refund if he takes the video down. However, the owner said he would only give a refund under the condition that he takes the video down in

“15 minutes,”

after their phone call. 

Strickland declined the offer he told a local NBC affiliate.

“It just makes it look like it’s been going on for so long that they can just pay their way out of it, you know?”

Strickland said.

“If I was to say yes, how many other people have done this?”

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