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Old 07-04-2010, 05:47 PM
Location: Texas
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No, never. I hate sharing rooms with anyone I'm not in an intimate relationship with - and sometimes, not even then!!!

"Extra people" can keep their noises, smells, and junk in their own room.

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Old 07-04-2010, 07:59 PM
Location: Utah
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yes, especially when they charge per guest, but never more than 4 per room.
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Old 07-05-2010, 01:20 PM
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I used to do this with my single friends when i traveled. We would rent a double bed room and have 4-5 others stay. We would split the bill evenly as we rotated who would get to sleep on the bed each night we were there.
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Old 07-05-2010, 05:20 PM
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I've never done it. When we traveled with our kids, we would get adjoining rooms. I'm not so worried about the moral issue of it, but, when I'm paying for a hotel room, I want to be able to sleep. I suppose if I was younger I would be more tolerant of alternative sleeping arrangements.

But, have you ever gotten up close to some hotel carpets? No way would I want to spend a night on them.
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Old 07-06-2010, 07:18 AM
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
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Originally Posted by le roi View Post
i didn't even realize it was against "the rules"

i have always taken the view, that i am buying the room for the night. it is my room, i can sleep whomever i want in it as long as the fire dep't doesn't have a problem with it.

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Old 07-06-2010, 07:33 AM
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I'm not going to put my kids in a separate room - I have brought "extra" people into a hotel room but they weren't even walking yet - but this is one reason I don't stay in motels, it's too costly and difficult for families, it's a lot more fun to camp out, a whole lot cheaper and you don't have to worry about the cleaning of rooms in between guests.
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Old 07-07-2010, 05:58 PM
Location: Bronx
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We sure do, and have some good fun whenever we have done it.
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:03 AM
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There is a legitimate reason why hotels only allow a particular number of people per room. One is that there are safety codes. No matter how many people you think you can make room for it doesnt mean it isnt hazardous. Its just like when you go to a restaurant and theres that sign that has the capacity of what the restuarant is allowed to fill. Another reason is in consderation of other people staying at the hotel. How would you like it if too many people in one room caused you to have an unpleasant stay (noise etc)? Then they complain to the hotel because other guest chose to sneak in people and the hotel gets guest yelling at them and a bad rep.
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Old 09-21-2012, 07:53 AM
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Think about two young guys bringing back a girl to stay overnight (or 2 girls, I've seen it happen), they use extra towels, extras soaps, shampoos, maybe get the room really messy, then everyone eats the complimentary breakfast and really take advantage of it. When the extra occupancy is, say, $10 it's justified enough by the extra toiletries and food consumed and the extra time to clean the room. If I know exactly which room is the offending one, I'll usually refer it to the owner's and they'll likely bump the cost on a case-by-case basis. If they were drunk and completely annoying to me at the desk, I raise it regardless. I don't hold any sympathy for you. This exact scenario happened a few times. First time I asked what to do, and the bod said charge them. Every time after that it was automatic. It costs us money.
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Old 09-21-2012, 01:08 PM
Location: Colorado
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Has anyone seen the episode of Fawlty Towers where Basil is convinced one of the guests has sneaked in his girlfriend illegally? Totally hilarious! You guys should watch it.
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