Before you check in, consider what is important to you about a room in your price
range. There is some flexibility in what you are offered if you know what you want and
Here is some of what you should know:
And keep in mind, tipping can extend to the front desk clerk.
- If you prefer a certain are in the hotel, such as a higher or lower floor, this can often be
- Learn the names of the hotel employees you come in contact with. It matters.
- When you check in, notify people at home or your office that you have. Tell them your
- If the hotel room offers a safe use it for the obvious valuables, but also any work
you’ve taken with you, prescriptions
and anything else irreplaceable. If anything won’t
fit, most hotels have safe deposit boxes or other facilities
at the front desk.
- Take advantage of the hotel concierge. That’s what they’re there for. Also, ask them if
there are any areas in the city
you should avoid. Be diplomatic but clear.
- Leave a Tip.
- Keep a cautious eye towards anyone acting unusual on your floor or near your room.