A frappe’ of bacteria in an ice bucket at an upscale hotel in Edina, Minnesota. Sometimes money does not buy antibiotics.
From a traveler who was walking out to their rental car in Detroit and saw the hotel shuttle pull up, a passenger stepped out and while waiting for their bag, inexplicably hurled on the pavement. Thanks to the temps, it was immortalized and still there the next morning.
In the public men’s room at a hotel conference center in Kentucky. For the uninitiated, the kiddy potty is usually on the far left. Sometimes on the far right. But this is something that you just don’t see. (And why are you lurking in a men’s room looking for urinanomalies?)
From a traveler attending a conference in Ann Arbor, a little brown ceiling stain indicating that someone upstairs had a bit of a spill. It wasn’t in the bathroom and those usually correspond floor-to-floor, so it was probably something mundane like water. A lot of water.
A very very dirty faucet at an all-suites brand in Phoenix.
Found by a business traveler at an airport hotel in Seattle, even if the person had spotted and retrieved it, how much cleaning solution would they have needed just to make it safe? In addition to laying in a field of dried urea, there were some “body hairs” accoutrements laying[…]
An Alanis-like moment from a couple having a nice holiday dinner on vacation in Ft. Lauderdale. “It was a really nice, upscale, 4 star chain hotel. Dinner was great but my wife was almost enjoying her second glass of cab and noticed this little bugger trying to climb out.”
From a radio employee on move-in day at their new offices where she found this splatte inexplicably on the wall in the hall. Welcome to the new facility! “And don’t forget, Friday is Hazmat Suit Day. So, where your Hazmat suit if you want to.”
There are a small percentage of travelers who would find this slightly-askew-door disconcerting in an “exploding head kind of way.”
Any other city, there could be some reasonable explanations for crusty material that pooled around the drain in the bath tub.