25 Things Your Hotel Staff Won’t Tell You But You Should Know

From what hotel stars really mean to tips and tricks for getting bigger rooms these are 25 things your hotel staff won’t tell you.

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Hotels can pay a commission of up to 30 percent to online booking sites. Keep that price in mind when you're negotiating and you might reach a deal faster.

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The 1-800 reservations number will probably send you to a central office with set rates. If you call the hotel directly instead, you can negotiate.

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When it comes to negotiation, however, be careful because if the hotel overbooks then guess who loses their room first? That's right...the cheap customers

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Also, by booking directly with a hotel you will lose the leverage that a reputable middle man can give you if something is unsatisfactory

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For only $10 per hour your front desk clerk runs errands, plunges toilets, ties bow-ties, delivers towels, handles dead bodies (it happens) and makes breakfast

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