I’ve always said I wasn’t the type of person to get affected by what I read. I’m not one to fall for whatever news is trending on Facebook. I evaluate everything before taking any action. That’s why my approach to earning points and miles falls more on the conservative side. I don’t jump on the bandwagon right away and sometimes it leaves without me, and that’s OK.
That’s why I was surprised when I found myself doing something when I checked into my most recent hotel that I never did before. More amazing to me was that I didn’t even think about doing it. I just did it like it was something normal. Like I did this all the time.
What did I do?
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The main purpose of hotels is to have a place to sleep, so many higher-end brands put a special focus on that. They make rooms that are more conducive to sleep, with richer, warmer colors, sunblocking curtains (some of them even overlap so you don’t get that annoying bit in the center where the sun peeks through) and thermostats to make the room more comfortable for you (unless they block how warm or cold you can make the room, but there are hacks to override that).
There’s consideration of the pillows – size, shape, firmness and especially type of filling – polyester, memory foam, feathers/down, buckwheat hulls, etc. Some hotels even give you a choice of pillow types.
Perhaps most important is the bed itself…
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In 2016, some entrepreneurs solved the problem of finding reasonably cheap travel between Santa Monica and San Francisco. They got a double decker bus, redesigned it with 22 sleep pods, and began a service where you can fall asleep in a private bunk in one city and wake up the next morning in another.
They call it Cabin.
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We all know that it happens. It might even have happened to you – you check in to your hotel, you get to your room and all looks good. Later on, you’re getting ready for bed, you pull the covers back, and WHOA! There is NO WAY this is a freshly made bed!
They didn’t change the sheets!?!?!?! Son of a….!!!
So you go downstairs and complain to the front desk and either someone comes up and gives you fresh sheets (and/or towels), or they give you a new room. Either way, here’s what you can do to help stop that from happening…
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In 2016, some entrepreneurs solved the problem of finding reasonably cheap travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco. They got a double decker bus, redesigned it with 23 sleep pods, and began a service where you can fall asleep in a private bunk in one city and wake up the next morning in another.
They call it Cabin.
Continue reading “Fall Asleep In One City & Wake Up In Another, In A Moving Hotel!”