14 Gross Things Hotels are Doing To Save Money

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10. They Don’t Bother To Change the Pillow Cases

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In 2014, when the Rossen Reports team did a hidden-camera investigation on the top hotel chains in the US, they found that the housekeepers put pillows to the side while making the bed. When they were finished making the bed, they fluffed up the pillows and promptly set them back on the bed without changing the cases!

A recent study published in the Journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases, discovered that COVID-19 could spread through pillows used by presymptomatic persons.

9. They Don’t Wash Coffee Pots

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Rumor has it that hotels don’t use dish soap or any type of cleaner to wash their coffee pots. But when was the last time you washed yours? See what I mean?

Considering their hectic schedule, it’s likely hotel maids will not do a better job than you when it comes to cleaning coffee machines.

Researchers from the University of Valencia examined nine Nespresso Machines that have been in use for one year and found bacteria in them all. Ew!