The best solution to all these hygiene horrors would be to improve the working conditions and pay of hotel housekeeping staff, but that's an investment that few hotel owners will permit management teams to make.
Two days ago, someone started an online discussion thread on Reddit, the US social news site, asking hotel staff to reveal secrets.
Within two days, the thread has drawn more than 5,500 comments.
Some of the confessions are priceless. Here’s a sampling of some favorites — but please note that Tnooz hasn’t independently verified the truth of any of these claims.
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