Westgate Smoky Mountain Experience

The following is a user-submitted story about their experience with Westgate in Gatlinburg, Tennessee:

"My husband and I visited Westgate resort in Gatlinburg about 2 years ago and took the informational tour. Salesperson explained that it wasn't a timeshare, but that we would be investing in property. Of course, we fell for it! About a year ago we started noticing on emails and promotional documents that Westgate was being referenced as timeshare. This shows that we were given false information in order to get us to buy into this scam. I will most definitely be contacting Westgate on Monday."

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Westgate Planet Hollywood Lawsuit

On February 10, 2014, a Federal Court in Las Vegas, Nevada, will hear testimony from Westgate Resort owners seeking justice.

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Fuoroli v. Westgate Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, LLC (link to court docs)

From the official court documents:

Plaintiffs allege that Westgate made the following misrepresentations in the timeshare sales negotiations:

the property would be a pet friendly environment (doc. # 1 at ¶ 21), when in fact it is not (id. at ¶ 22);
daily maid service would be included (id. at ¶ 19), when the purchase included only weekly cleaning (id. at ¶... Read the rest of this entry »

Issues with Westgate

[ad#readmore]I had an awful experience with Westgates concerning my timeshare. Three years ago I purchase a timeshare with Westgate and I only used it one time. The other time, I could not use it because of problem with my mortgage and other financial issues. I contacted Westgates and told them that I was having financial hardship and could not make a payment for fees and taxes. I purchased this timeshare with cash and didn't owe money on it. They said they could not help me and it was none of their concerns.

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