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Hotels and Hassles

trailbee Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:31 PM
With the exception of last year, we have gone to LA to spend Christmas with our children and grandchildren. Staying with them is not an option, so we always use the same hotel, because of it's cleanliness. Over the years the service has deteriorated and no matter how glitzy and shiny the lobby looks, it is what goes on or doesn't in the room that makes the difference. Those little surveys no longer are placed in plain view by the bed. I woke up yesterday not wanting to make the trip this year, but there is no other way to see our family. Oh, well. Thank you, Dr. Sowell. Maybe I shouldn't have read this. :)
ReddestNeck Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 5:15 PM
Some cater to the younger internet generation and want you to do it on line.
MG formerly minnesotagrandma Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 2:17 PM
Check under the mattress and mattress seams for signs of bedbugs.

Few things can make you appreciate home like staying in a hotel. This includes not only low-budget, bare bones hotels but also sweepingly large and ornate luxury hotels. What many hotels seem to have in common are needless hassles.

Since most people who stay in hotels do so while traveling, and stay only a few days in a given hotel, you might think that those who run hotels would want to make it easy for someone who arrives a little tired (or a lot tired) from traveling to use the various devices they find in their hotel room. But you...