Paying for in-room coffee


In-room coffee pots are on my mind these days, having just (barely) survived an overnight in New York at a hotel that doesn't offer them or have caffeine in the lobby or have an open restaurant at 6 a.m. (I'm too cheap for room service so I didn't even look into that). I had to wander the streets in the dark and misty rain for blocks before stumbling onto a deli that was open and had some go-juice for me. that's why this post from Chris Eliott caught my eye: A fee for drinking coffee in your room? What’ll they think of next!

The thing that I've been noticing was commented upon by Ed in the comments: "I’ve noticed that the more upscale the hotel, the more nickle and diming you are subjected to…I find that the more affordable hotels are more inclusive!"

Ain't that the truth!

Please or Register to post comments.

What's face2face?

An eclectic mix of news about meetings and events, hospitality, and business travel, along with helpful hints and the occasional rant.

Blog Archive

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×