Reasons to reject your hotel room: Noise, unsanitary conditions, more

If your hotel room is unusable, let management know and give them a chance to fix the problem. The wrong way of handling it is to scream, threaten and storm off.

An overpowering odor of stale urine greeted Chris Emery when he checked into a chain lodge in southwestern Virginia. But he was so weary soon after an all-working day generate that he did what most travelers would do: Rather of rejecting his lodge space, he opened a window, hoping the scent was just momentary. It was not. 

“I went to the front desk and let the clerk know about the issue,” claims Emery, who publishes an outdoor journey site. “Instead of instantly featuring us a new space, the worker arrived at at the rear of the counter and put cans of room deodorizer and Febreze on the counter. I was so stunned, I did not know what to say.”

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That activated a discussion in Emery’s family that is taking place a lot more generally currently. The pandemic strike the lodging field challenging, leaving numerous lodges in desperate will need of a renovation. But when do you say “no” to a resort space? What do you do afterward? And, is there a way to prevent a lodge with a space that you would reject?