What Is the Strangest Hotel Room Amenity You’ve Ever Found?
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Hotels offer plenty of cool items via concierge or room service, but usually have standard room amenities like shampoo, writing pads & pens, pillows, laundry bag, etc. Some hotels offer unusual room amenities though, like the W Mexico City.
Guests there find silk hammocks suspended over their bathtub or shower.
I pondered for a bit how it would work, exactly, and I’d be curious to know how many people have fallen out of those hammocks while trying to figure it out!
In a hotel in northern China, I once found a pair of thoughtfully placed earmuffs along with a gentle reminder that the weather outside was extremely cold. That wasn’t the strangest though.
For me, it was at the Holiday Inn Moscow Sokolniki.
The room was nice and all the proper amenities were there. I had already been there for a night, and housekeeping had done a fine job.
Everything was neatly arranged, and there was the standard ice bucket, tea kettle, and bathrobes.
There were good views out of the windows of the buildings,
and also of the Metro station across the street.
In the closet though, right next to the extra pillows and shoeshine kit I was surprised to find two gas masks. Maybe there were nuclear power plants nearby, or perhaps they were there in case of a possible terrorist attack. I guess “better safe than sorry” fits this amenity, and thankfully they remained in the closet during my stay.
What hotel have you found the most unusual room amenity in, and what was it?
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