The woman checked into the hotel in 2004, paying part of the $89-a-day bill with monthly disability payments. During the nine years she was there she claims to have accumulated enough Marriott rewards points to qualify for the company’s platinum rewards level, the Star Tribune noted.
Unfortunately, she also failed to pay most of her bill, ultimately racking up $29,000 in unpaid charges.
Ganjian — who has been unemployed due to a lupus-like affliction — filed for personal bankruptcy in August. That move appears to have prompted the hotel chain to launch a legal effort to evict her.
On Friday, a local judge granted Marriott’s request to evict her after she didn’t appear in court.
The hotel did not indicate why Ganjian was allowed to remain in residence so long while her bill mounted.