“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.
An unbelievably filthy vent in a Best Western bathroom in Minnesota.
From a traveler in Chattanooga for a family event and staying at a property that ends in “Inn”. Based on the circumference and the general neighborhood, he thinks someone popped a cap(TM).
From a vacationer in Alaska who complained to the front desk because the room was too hot and the AC wasn’t working. He left, came back and the air conditioning was on and a Winter’s-worth of built up dust had blown all over the room.
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.
The airlines have protocols and procedures to protect their flight crews on layovers and savvy employees learn the do’s and don’ts of life on the road. But sometimes the lodging doesn’t accommodate. From a flight attendant on her night between flights.
From a flight attendant on layover in “Missouri”: Two swipes of something brown or mahogany colored. Right about ass level.
From a flight attendant on layover in Texas where she stumbled on a spray pattern of puke on the wall next to the toilet.
Long flight from the US, long drive to the hotel and finally a chance to unwind and refresh in the tub. Welcome to Rome.
From a traveler in Albany who stayed at a hotel that’s “in transition” to a new brand. Let’s see what we have: a pencil, crumbs and a crime scene – the trifecta.