10 Shocking Things About Hotel Rooms That Will Scare You

Last Updated on January 7, 2021

So as soon as you walk into the room, check your bed and the entire room. The latter may still look clean and spotless, but the bugs would still be living there waiting to feed off your dead skin and probably even end up on your clothes.

The hotel room floor

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Of course, the floor of your hotel room will be looking clean on the day you check in, but you still don’t know who has been there before you. The cleaning service will do their best to clean out the nastiness, but they wouldn’t be doing a deep cleaning. In fact, they may even neglect the vacuum process.

So don’t believe your eyes and always keep your socks or slippers on, you need to avoid walking barefoot at all costs. We should be extremely careful because we truly don’t want to get a disease during our vacation.


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You need to leave the Do Not Disturb sign always on your door, even if you are not in the room. There is a big possibility that you will come back and find all your belongings gone if you didn’t, especially that the number of break-ins is increasing in hotel rooms.

We always tend to leave our expensive and important items at the hotel room because it is the safest place we have in that destination, and thieves are aware of that. So take precaution, don’t trust anyone easily, and it is best to leave the most expensive things back at your home.

Risk of fires

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We can be at risk of fire anywhere we go, to be honest, but according to the National Fire Protection Association, each year the U.S. fire departments receive almost 3,520 structure fires in motels and hotels, which is 1% of all structure fires.

So once you are in the room, take a look and figure out how to escape in case of emergency. We always think that it is no way that something dangerous would happen to us, but until it does, we regret not figuring it out before.



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