Coffee cups in hotels

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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by hanno » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:04 am

rozzieoz wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:52 am
hanno wrote:There I thought this was going to be about coffee mugs in hotel rooms being cleaned with the bath mat.....

I’ve never had a coffee mug in a hotel room. Always stupid little cups and saucers.
I've put coffee mugs in all our hotels as small cups of coffee/tea are just a plain waste of time.
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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:48 am

WildA wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:03 am
rozzieoz wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:52 am
Will someone please tell hotels about coffee mugs for the breakfast buffet.

They provide teeny tiny little cups and you need at least four before you even start to feel human.

I’m only on my first, can you tell, Image?

But seriously, tiny coffee cups, wtf!?!
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This isn't just hotels in Asia, I've found the same in hotels everywhere I've stayed.
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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:55 am

just sayin'

Would you prefer to share breakfast with a Turk, drinking Turkish coffee out of a tiny Turkish coffee cup?
Or with an American, drinking American coffee out of an America sized mug?
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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by rozzieoz » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:57 am

SternAAlbifrons wrote:just sayin'

Would you prefer to share breakfast with a Turk, drinking Turkish coffee out of a tiny Turkish coffee cup?
Or with an American, drinking American coffee out of an American sized mug?

I’d rather eat alone.
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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by Freightdog » Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:26 pm

rozzieoz wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:57 am
SternAAlbifrons wrote:just sayin'

Would you prefer to share breakfast with a Turk, drinking Turkish coffee out of a tiny Turkish coffee cup?
Or with an American, drinking American coffee out of an American sized mug?

I’d rather eat alone.
Probably not a bad second choice, but I’ll go with the Turk. So long as he doesn’t try to sell me something from the bazaar.

American coffee is to coffee what gutter oil is to stir fry.

While we’re bashing coffee cup stature, I wonder if we can fix the bit where a pot of tea involves a smallish teapot filled with not quite hot water, and a teabag still in its paper wrapper on the tray next to the pot?

I asked for a pot of tea, not a DIY project.
Pot, pre-warmed, big enough for at least three cups.
Tea, ideally loose leaf. Assam, Pekoe or lapSang.
Hot water.
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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by Brody » Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:30 pm

hanno wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:50 am
There I thought this was going to be about coffee mugs in hotel rooms being cleaned with the bath mat.....
Oh, Christ......please tell me that doesn't happen.

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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by hanno » Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:37 pm

Brody wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:30 pm
hanno wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:50 am
There I thought this was going to be about coffee mugs in hotel rooms being cleaned with the bath mat.....
Oh, Christ......please tell me that doesn't happen.

Image
That and worse.....
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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by rozzieoz » Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:39 pm

hanno wrote:
Brody wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:30 pm
hanno wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:50 am
There I thought this was going to be about coffee mugs in hotel rooms being cleaned with the bath mat.....
Oh, Christ......please tell me that doesn't happen.

Image
That and worse.....
Please continue.
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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by Deefer » Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:42 pm

Toilet brush cleaning of coffee cups in a hotel :shock:





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Re: Coffee cups in hotels

Post by hanno » Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:54 pm

rozzieoz wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:39 pm
hanno wrote:
Brody wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:30 pm
hanno wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:50 am
There I thought this was going to be about coffee mugs in hotel rooms being cleaned with the bath mat.....
Oh, Christ......please tell me that doesn't happen.

Image
That and worse.....
Please continue.
In some countries, housekeeping staff are from outsourced companies and have to clean up to 30!!! rooms in an 8-hour shift. They cannot waste time, so do not expect that glasses are carried to the pantry to be placed in a dishwasher and then carried up again....

You may also not want to touch the bedspread (not cleaned often), disinfect the TV remote (never cleaned) and avoid rooms with carpets.

And the video below from China is probably an extreme; the guest must have pissed off the housekeeping staff.

In Asia, staff clean a lot less rooms per day and I expect shortcuts like that to happen less, though I have done checks in the past.
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