From a business traveler who checked into a Hilton brand in Reston, Virginia (maybe she was being arrested and the officer said “Assume the position”?): Happened to check-in early enough that the sunshine was streaming into what appeared to be a very clean room. Because of the angle of the[…]
From a business traveler in the Bay Area: “I run into this a lot at hotels where lots of Asian tourists will stay. They seem to really like their smokes so they’ll cover the sprinklers and any other smoke detectors with shower caps or ice bucket liners.”
From a flight attendant on layover in Odessa, Texas. The door doesn’t quite fit the door frame. It doesn’t really instill you with confidence.
A previous guest left, and housekeeping missed, a dirty and still damp wash cloth at a non-chain hotel in the Pacific Northwest.
From a flight attendant on layover in Odessa, where the seat was just sitting on the toilet bowl. Came right off. This is a new one.
Most likely coffee. But still, who wants to see that when they walk in?
From frequent contributor and major stock holder in Purell, Flight Attendant X who says, regarding this blob of bloody snot on the vanity of the first class lav: “I don’t paid enough to clean up this shit”.
A whole mess ‘ white matter on a hotel headboard in Baltimore. Draw your own own conclusions.
There are things you learn with travel. If you’re in any snow-weather zone, especially in markets with rural outlying communities, never ever get a pool-side room on weekends. Long story but the Holidome will be rocking with unsupervised kids as the parents sit on their little faux patios and drink[…]
I imagine who was ever strapped down to this ironing board and tortured, spilled his guts and ratted out everyone he’s ever met: Months ago when I was asked to emcee the film festival in Sutter Creek. I decided to book a room so I would not have to drive back[…]