UNPACKING your suitcase and putting your folded clothes in hotel room drawers can make it feel more homely.
But you might want to keep your stuff in your suitcase, as a travel expert has revealed you should never use the chest of drawers in your hotel room.
Peri Collins answered a question on Quora titled: “What are some things hotel staff won’t tell you?”, where she revealed that a chest of drawers is not part of a hotel worker’s cleaning routine.
She wrote: “Dresser drawers are not on a maid’s cleaning list so if a traveller threw dirty underwear in a drawer all week, you will be contaminating your clothing by using any drawers without cleaning/disinfecting them first.
“I carry purse-sized Lysol on car trips or break out bleach wipes from a zip bag after air travel.”
And it’s not just the drawers that might be filthy in a hotel room.
Ex-hotel manager Janessa Richard has claimed that most hotels do not was their duvets in between guests.
She said: “They wash them maybe once a year which is really freaking gross.
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“So, the first thing you wanna do when you walk into your room – don’t go lay down on your bed, take the duvet off!”
She also warned guests not to drink from the glasses in hotel rooms.
She said: “”I would not recommend you drink from those glasses.
”They’re often not changed in-between guests, as long as they ”look” clean.”
Another hotel worker has revealed the grim reason you should never drink the tap water from your hotel bathroom.