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Old 12-24-2015, 10:19 AM
 
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when you have been on vacation or hoilday or when you have booked into a hotel room or b and m in general , what is the strangest/weirdest things you have found in the place , anything unexpected or left behind by previous guests?
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Old 12-24-2015, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ > Raleigh, NC
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a bathroom that had glass walls. In Seattle, I think it was the Hotel 1000. Luckily, I was there on business - ALONE.
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Old 12-24-2015, 03:31 PM
 
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We rented a house in wine country once. It was not cheap and while the home and land were nice, the possessions left inside were...troublesome. It was like the family had moved out and just left behind random junk. Every single closet was 1/4-1/2 full of weird junk. A falling apart life jacket, dirty broken toys, random rags of clothing, torn posters, unmatched shoes, etc. Their collection of books left behind were strange. Lots of books about ghosts and the paranormal (which makes you feel great about a rental home), desks full of decades old paperwork, and completely random pots/dishware/glasses/etc in the "gourmet fully appointed" kitchen.
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Old 01-05-2016, 08:58 PM
 
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Not a biggy, but one hotel in London had scale that read in stones or kilos, but not pounds. I knew that a kilo is 2.2 pounds, so I was able to calculate my weight.

Then there was the time at the Copper Canyon in Mexico that we woke up and found that 8 inches of snow had fallen during the night. You don't go to Mexico for snow.
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Old 01-06-2016, 04:45 AM
 
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I found garlic inside the nightstand drawers in an apt. that I stayed for an overseas temporary assignment.
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Old 01-16-2016, 06:39 PM
 
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The amenities in the bathroom of the conference hotel I stayed at in Rio (I was there for a conference) included a (new in wrapper) condom.

Eta:it was, for the record, a very upscale hotel, said to be one of the best in Rio, so we're not talking about some Crack house.
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Old 01-16-2016, 06:47 PM
 
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An elderly couple, in their underwear, who'd already been checked in to the same room earlier in the day.

The husband & I went down to the front desk and feigned sufficient outrage to get both our rooms comped.
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Old 01-16-2016, 08:25 PM
 
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when you have been on vacation or hoilday or when you have booked into a hotel room or b and m in general , what is the strangest/weirdest things you have found in the place , anything unexpected or left behind by previous guests?
A $100 bill in the room at the Reno Hilton.
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Old 01-22-2016, 07:00 PM
 
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A duck. In a motel room in Pigeon Forge, TN. Someone forgot to close the patio door.
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Old 01-22-2016, 09:20 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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I found garlic inside the nightstand drawers in an apt. that I stayed for an overseas temporary assignment.
lol!

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An elderly couple, in their underwear, who'd already been checked in to the same room earlier in the day.

The husband & I went down to the front desk and feigned sufficient outrage to get both our rooms comped.
lol We've checked into a room before and other guests' belongings were already in the room, but not them themselves. It's kind of a creepy feeling, though, to be in "their" room. Kind of like accidentally grabbing someone else's cart at the grocery store.

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I once discovered, after checking into my room, that the plumbing pipe was missing under the sink. Not leaking, but just...not there. The water just went down the drain, and riiight back out onto the floor. That little maintenance issue seems like it would be kinda hard to overlook.

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