What’s the first thing you do when you get into your hotel room?
We all have habits and that counts for how you settle into your hotel room upon arrival.
Some people like to drop their bag and leave, others like to fully unpack, while others are a little more meticulous about exactly what they do when they arrive.
I was watching family feud the other day and it got me thinking. If asked, what would your first answer to the question: What is the first thing you do when you get into your hotel room for the first time?
– Clean the remote and turn on Television
– Drop your bag and leave for dinner
– Lock the door
After a most unusual experience, I always, always lock my door as soon as I get into it. One time at an unnamed Hyatt hotel, I entered my room and quickly jumped into the shower. I heard some noise and got out of the shower to investigate. Only a towel around me, I was pretty confident I wouldn’t find anything weird. But nope, standing their in the middle of my room was a front desk person with a bucket of ice and two waters.
After a quick yelp the person scurried out of the room. Not sure who was more embarrassed, me or the person dropping the check-in Diamond amenity.
I was sure to let the GM and Hyatt know which translated into a 5 digit figure of Hyatt points. But this could have been avoided if I had double locked the door. What if it wasn’t the front desk person leaving an amenity on my desk? Scary but true.