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Hotels and Hassles

ReddestNeck Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 5:06 PM
My kvetch: alarm radios that require an M.S. if not a Ph.D. to set them. And showers whose horizontal surfaces are too small to place a bar of soap upon. If you walk up to the TV you are on your own. They assume you'll click through channels with the remote.

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...