Do you tip hotel staff?

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  1. endurgirl

    endurgirl Senior Member

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    I was listening to the radio today, they were talking about staying in hotels and how they use the do not disturb sign throughout their stay, but they leave the maid a nice tip when they leave.

    Do you tip hotel maids?
     
  2. Arem

    Arem Senior Member

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    I didn’t know that was a thing.
     
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    Alsosusieq2 Senior Member

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    Yes. I leave a dollar on each pillow each day. I thought everyone did myself.
     
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    manesntails Senior Member

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    No, but I can imagine, if your stay is long, and you don't let the maid in, it's only right to tip due to the extra cleaning she has to do.

    I only tip the guy who takes my bags up at higher class hotels, or the guy who brings me room service.
     
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    ChestersMomma Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Alsosusieq2 Senior Member

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    Forty years ago I was told to always take a roll of dollar bills for tipping and I usually take about a hundred ones, but that's for a week. I just don't like getting caught where I only have tens or fives on me.

    I can't remember how I knew to leave money on the pillows. It's just easy and a manager can't snag it normally. They don't make much and I sure appreciate it every day. I leave more on checkout, but it's not much money to say thank you to them to me.
     
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  7. Tige Ress

    Tige Ress Full Member

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    Bell hops, wait staff, and maids.
     
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    ginster Senior Member

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    Didn´t know this was a thing for the longest time either. Now I tip the maids.
     
  9. Circle C

    Circle C Senior Member

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    Nope. I didn't know it was a thing either, but 'm not going to start lol
     
  10. waresbear

    waresbear Senior Member

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    Yes I have always tipped, but I worked at a hotel desk for eons, so I knew this.
     
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