You're prob being flooded with answers right now. But if you need it, I can get you where Shaggy (new hit "Sugarcane") hangs in Jamaica (he has a house there and in Miami), Riyanna in Barbados (always on the beaches) and more. My best…"
"The point is the book festival. And mentoring those kids. An unmade bed is not a big deal. I personally don't like folks handling my stuff. The houskeeping staff is going to be in hot water with someone whether they make up the bed or not.
"Viv, I agree that hotel rooms are probably not the cleanest places. However, when part of your bill goes to upkeep and housekeeping, cleaning it yourself is not the answer. Nor is training your staff to leave little notes that get your back up. The…"
"Viv, you've done a good job explaining this from the other side of the desk. The issue that seems paramount to me is not that they didn't make Jen's bed, but that the desk clerk or manager was curt instead of explaining this as well as you did.…"
"As a former Executive Housekeeper at a leading hotel and 20+ years in the hotel biz, my experience has been that room attendants should not touch or move a guests belongings. It just opens up a whole can of worms for the RA as many guests will then…"
"Never, ever has this happened to me, whether in a Motel 6 or a Ritz Carlton. At a resort In Malaysia, they took my clothing off the bed, folded them onto the couch, tucked frangipani blossoms in the folds, and made my bed.
"Thanks Sam. I'm certainly going to complain to the owner. Just curious to see if there's any precedent for this. Even Charlie Sheen probably had his bed made after his little tantrum. I can see why some guests might flip out if if their stuff was…"
"Jen, I'm not a travel writer, but I am a writer who does a lot of traveling. I have never encountered anything like this in any hotel, any country, any point along the price spectrum. Hampton Inn is not Four Seasons, but whatever it is or isn't,…"