Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Just one more thing to freak me out!

Ever since I found someone else's underwear in my hotel room bed I have been creeped out by these places. This video does nothing to help the situation but it's better to know.

20 Comments:

Blogger la bellina mammina said...

Oh yikes!! I sometimes wonder too! And what about those which clean the wash basin with the guest's toothbrush!? I know of some hotels which use plastic cups in the bathrooms they can just throw away. GAP travels so much that I have to remind himto take precautions.

12/11/2007 09:22:00 AM  
Blogger ¿Yh8? said...

OUCHIEZ!!! This video gives credit to the principals in written by Douglas Adams in his series "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"

ALWAYS CARRY YOUR OWN TOWEL!

"A man who still knows where his towel is clearly is a man to be reckoned with." — Douglas Adams

12/11/2007 09:45:00 AM  
Blogger Brandon said...

eeewwwwwww!!!

12/11/2007 11:27:00 AM  
Blogger Carol said...

I've read articles about the uncleanliness of the bedspreads in your hotel room (rarely ever washed - think about sleeping with other peoples' "parts" against you) and the carpets, etc., but I haven't thought about the possibility of drinking glasses being washed and dried with a washcloth that I may have used on my various body parts!

Camping. Yep! That's the answer!

Mary, since I was gone when Michael got home, I couldn't say "YIPPPEEE! before now. Sounds like you guys overcame quite the challenges to get him there.

And your kitchen: Las paredes son magníficos.

12/11/2007 01:18:00 PM  
Blogger dawn said...

Mary,
I watched this with out the sound from work and was truley disgusted. The underwear story is worse I think. I hope I don't have to stay in a hotel anytime soon. Thanks for the info

12/11/2007 03:27:00 PM  
Blogger Willowtree said...

You should see the videos on sheets! They don't always change them between guests, and they aren't washed effectively anyway.

12/11/2007 04:03:00 PM  
Blogger proudprogressive said...

yeah the more the we see, the grosser we realize these public refuges truly are. Its enough to one totally germ phobic..as in "kooties no backs"

12/11/2007 05:00:00 PM  
Blogger Hayden said...

yeh, I saw that. sort of a homerun of disgusting, toxins and filth.

12/11/2007 06:38:00 PM  
Blogger Fran said...

Ewwwwwwwww & Yuck!
That is sooo gross.
Of course No Comment from the hotel mgnt....

They should be busted, sighted, Fined.

Makes you want to pack your own throw away cups & bedding!

12/11/2007 08:57:00 PM  
Blogger Yoga Korunta said...

They're only trying to save money for George's war!

12/11/2007 11:09:00 PM  
Blogger Cream said...

The underwear you found, Mary, wasn't it blue with grey stipes by any chance?
;o)
I will never touch a hotel glass again!

12/12/2007 08:24:00 AM  
Blogger bluegrrrrl said...

Yikes, I guess it's better to know...

but what in the hell do these hotels charge the big bucks for, if they're not going to clean the damned room between guests???

I will never travel without lysol, rubber gloves, and my own linens and glassware again. And maybe place hidden cameras throughout the hotel room while I'm at it...

12/12/2007 09:45:00 AM  
Blogger Brandon said...

Maybe you can borrow the cleaning womans gloves.

12/12/2007 01:03:00 PM  
Blogger enigma4ever said...

I would need a hazmat suit....gloves are NOT enough....yuck...I hate hotels....I always bring my own sheets to put on top - my son says this means I am "anal"....but one funky rash is ENOUGH....

( that is a story for another day)....

I would say thank you.....but I am still itchy.....

12/12/2007 10:00:00 PM  
Blogger Babzy said...

I'll never travel again! I don't travel now. But now I have a good reason.

12/12/2007 10:10:00 PM  
Blogger Gary said...

Yikes! And I'm in a hotel in Ottawa right now... Think I'll wash the glasses right away.

By the way, don't sit on the bedspreads either, that's another story.

12/12/2007 10:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Horror! This confirms the nastiness.

Our friend's girlfriend is a hotel executive. He said NEVER, EVER use the bedspread(fold it up and put it in the closet). NEVER, EVER go barefoot. NEVER, EVER use the telephone w/out wiping it down with rubbing alcohol first.

12/12/2007 10:51:00 PM  
Blogger Jolly Roger said...

My wife and I put a mattress down in the floor when our daughter was little.

One night we did that, and between the mattresses were some very explicit sex books. The photographs depicted things I would think would cause you great pain and/or hospitalization. Amazing stuff.

12/13/2007 02:48:00 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Well I think we all freaked each other out sufficiently! I'm not sure how any of us will get through a night spent at a hotel again. Let's move on shall we?

(Cream you crack me up.)

12/13/2007 07:25:00 AM  
Blogger deuddersun said...

Mary, do you know how much time I spend in hotels??????? I spent all last summer, 3 1/2 months, in hotels!

Fortunately for me, the scotch probably killed all the germs...sigh...

d.

12/13/2007 09:41:00 AM  

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