From a flight attendant with an anonymous airline on a layover. There are many possibilities about how it got there, but as with Trivial Pursuit, your first guess is probably the right one.
From a flight attendant on layover in Nashville: I took the machine down and called the manager, he said sorry and gave me 10,000 points for my discomfort. Sheesh talk about giving the guest a stomach cancer.
On a wash cloth at a hotel in Harrisburg where a guest opened it up to find a couple of brown specks and a very subtle brown streak….yeah…
“The little black spot was just an imperfection or ‘ding’ but the odd drip stains were definitely from a previous guest”, courtesy of a business traveler in Raleigh.
From a traveler at a Pittsburgh airport hotel on a sleety night. She eventually used a washcloth to cover her finger tips when she turned the heat on.
From a hotel where a guest went to the bar and asked for a couple of bottles of beer to go back to the room. The server asked if he’d like them in a bucket with some ice, so he said “Sure!” and was given a 1987-era Miller Lite bucket[…]
And yet housekeeping missed this splatter at a hotel in Philly.
Found by a flight attendant on layover. She says that it really perked up her 6 hour stay.
At one of the swankiest and celebritiest hotels in LA, a guest made the mistake of moving a cushion on the couch while packing and checking out, and discovered that a previous guest had had a very enjoyable stay.
From a traveler who was having a bad morning: they missed his wake up call, the there was no hot water in the shower and as he threw clothes in his bag, he noticed that the pillow he’d slept on was smattered(TM) with some kind of yellow/brown fluid.