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Hotel Habits

September 08, 1996

What do people do in their rooms on the road? Below, the results of a recent survey of 500 American travelers.

"Things I generally do:

Steal towels: 4%

Use hotel's baby-sitting service: 5%

Read Gideon's Bible: 23%

Order room service: 37%

Eat mints left on pillow: 43%

"Things that have happened to me":

Got a refund after service complaint: 13%

Couldn't sleep due to noise: 32%

Left something in room after checkout: 33%

Source: Fodor's Travel Publications Inc.

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