Travelers expect quite a bit from the hotel experience. Not only is it
important to have a comfortable place to sleep, amenities such as ice,
hair dryers, irons, and breakfast are expected as well. This said, there
are some things guests are expected to do when they stay in a hotel.
Jumia Travel highlights hotel etiquettes for guests.
know who needs to be tipped and who doesn’t. Anyone who works at the
main desk does not need to be tipped for their services. However, if the
hotel has a concierge desk and you utilized their services during your
stay, you can offer a tip.
are certain things that guests should do prior to housekeeping entering
the room. Guests should pile all their dirty towels into one pile,
preferably in the bathtub, so that housekeeping can easily see what
needs to be removed and replaced. All trash should be placed in a
garbage can for easy removal as well.
their guests, which is a wonderful way to save money when you travel.
However, guests need to follow some guidelines. When a guest goes down
for breakfast, they should be dressed for their day. No one should ever
enter the breakfast room pyjamas or bathrobe. Guests should take the
food that they will be eating for breakfast but don’t take additional
food with you for the rest of the day.
to make demands. Unless your room is dirty, untidy or unsuitable for
your needs being a gracious guest means you can enjoy your break without
getting stressed. If you ask for room service or additional pillows
etc. do allow staff sufficient time to fulfil your request before making
room online or at the hotel. As long as a guest does not see any
discrepancies on the bill and doesn’t have any issues that they need to
discuss with the front desk, most hotels allow them to leave their hotel
keys inside their room and leave.