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What's the worst place you've ever stayed?
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Anywhere designed for poorfags (so all of /trv/).

This kills the thread
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yuck, poorfag dirty backpacker scum, I book expensive hotels just to avoid them, but sometimes you can't help meeting them in red light areas and clubs, they're like fleas
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Probably the worst I've stayed in was a Ramada in Rochester. The whole place reeked of cigarettes, had to change rooms twice due to bugs in the mattresses and they had no hot items for complimentary breakfast.
Other then that most other places I've stayed that I booked myself have been fine thankfully since.
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We went up to Big Bear to go snowboarding for 2 days. We booked a room at the Knight's Inn. They told us to go across the street to the second building. It was an abandoned hotel with no staff. It was completely falling apart. Our room had mold on the walls, the door looked like it had been kicked in at least a dozen times. The window had duct tape on it. There was hair in tub. And we could see dead bed bugs around the bed. We grabbed our shit and just walked out. We only paid like $50, so we didn't even bother going to the front desk and asking for a refund. We booked an Airbnb sitting in our car. I did eventually get a refund from travelocity because this was back when they were actually a good company.

This is the hotel. Look at the photos. They're insane.

https://www.yelp.com/biz/knights-inn-big-bear-lake-big-bear-lake
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>>2319985
I used to be able to go to cheep hotels without any trouble, but the minute I turned 30 my tolerance for them disappeared.
The worst one recently was a shitty hotel in Barcelona, everything was dirty and the shower was broken, so that water flooded from the bathroom into the main room. Disgusting.
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>>2319985
This thread
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>>2319985
I will never understand this meme. If I book a hotel I always backpacking I need
1 - a bed where I can sleep
2 - a shower
If I have these two for a cheap price it is a fucking dumb and retarded thing to complain on the internet.
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>>2320153
You’ve never stayed somewhere that was loud or filthy?
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>>2320156
90% of these complaints like OPs pic are about hurr durr no internet etc.
Back to your question, yes. I travelled through a big part of asia and I always aim to get the cheapest accommodation. I always read the reviews, but I don't need a 3 or 2 star hotel. Sometimes they are filthy (god I just remembered the one in kathmandu) but I don't really care as I usually return to my room just to sleep and having a shower. (and I am so tired from all the sightseeing and stuff that even if there is a night club next to it I sleep like a baby)
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I stayed in this little town in a remote part of Mexico in the mountains once. The hotel wasn't awful though it wasn't super comfortable, and there definitely wasn't internet, but the part that I didn't expect was that at 8:00 PM the whole towns electricity generation was shut off for the day. No warning was given of this just all the lights went out randomly. They came back on at about 8:00 AM. The temperature also dropped much more than I expected at night so it was freezing cold in the room and pitch dark. I asked them for extra blankets and they gave me a poncho to wear.

I slept poorly and it was pretty terrible but I thought the experience was kind of funny. I also had fried chicken at a "restaurant" next to that hotel before checking in which I'm pretty sure killed the chicken after I ordered it.
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>>2320178
>at 8:00 PM the whole towns electricity generation was shut off for the day. No warning was given of this just all the lights went out randomly. They came back on at about 8:00 AM
this is going to be berlin in 4 months.
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>>2320164
Equally as myopic as the people you are complaining about.
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Top rated Airbnb superhost in a little beach town in Mexico.
>no running water
>”oh, yes, a tiny plumbing issue, the water will be back on shortly”
>find out from neighbors that they haven’t had water for weeks
>they have a “small gathering” in the yard below the room
>room is on an actual balcony so not even a wall separating me from this party going on like 20 feet from my head
>party starts at 10pm
>I hang out until 2am because I want to be cool
>they’re literally blasting music until 8am

I ended up shitting in their (non functional) toilet, leaving after just one night, and had my lawyer write to Airbnb threatening legal action until I was refunded for the room and the cost of the additional hotel I booked
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>>2320189
> and had my lawyer write to Airbnb threatening legal action until I was refunded for the room and the cost of the additional hotel I booked
X. People who book cheap rooms on AirBnB don’t have lawyers, which is further corroborated by you not knowing that the hour it would take your lawyer to send a demand letter would cost as much as 10 nights in a shitty Mexican AirBnB.
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>>2320069

This. I can no longer stay in anything that is not a five star hotel. It’s like flying economy after getting used to first/business. It’s upsetting and physically painful.
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>>2320191

Of course I have a lawyer, you dingbat. It wasn’t about the fee, it was about sending a message. “Here’s my lawyer’s contact info, please discuss this with him” is one of the most powerful rejoinders in the English language, and worth literally every penny in fees.
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>>2320196
Larp. You don’t have money, you don’t have a lawyer, this is a fake story. Retards like you used to bother the partners at my firm to do free work all the time.
>His principals, my wallet.
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>>2320198
>t. paralegal
Gross
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>>2320201
For legal reasons I can’t call myself that :(
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>>2319985
Stayed at a hotel in Imphal, India. Was 10nzd a night. It sufficed but i think the vast majority of travellers would of been grossly disappointed by the room. Room was decent size and acceptable. Bed was fine. But bathroom was really bad, no shower; just a bucket. Squat toilet etc. I don’t regret staying there and would probably again purely because it was the cheapest acom I could find in the city
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>>2319985
Anywhere in the USA.
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>>2319985
Two come to mind
>$2/night hostel in Cairo
>half the beds had bedbugs
>the clientele were scum and would stay up playing music and taking phone calls
>Owner woke me up at 3am to give me my change
And
>$8/night hotel in Karbala, Iraq
>entire floor was infested with ants
>bathroom looked like something from a SAW film
>arrived back one day to find a camel had been slaughtered outside
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>>2319985
anywhere in England these days, it's ALWAYS run by fucking foreigners and always noisy. But I also stayed in a tile-floored room in rural Taiwan, no air-con, no curtains and a dog barking all night so I got perhaps 30 minutes sleep that night then had to eat rice for breakfast.
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A bungalow hotel in Cambodia. Took the blanket off the bed and spiders were hanging out. Towels had what looked like shit and blood stains. Slept with my clothes on and booked a much nicer place the next day. Not worth cheaping out if you can't enjoy coming back to your room after a day of site seeing.
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>go overseas
>spend absolute pennies
>get shit on
Never understand why anyone would book a hostel for less than 10 dollars a night.
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>>2322749
Every penny spent on accommodation is a penny not spent on drink and prozzies
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>>2322754
If you're that poor stay home
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>>2320056
I had no idea how shitty the Knights Inn brand was until this lesson came up
>Dayton Ohio
>sketchy door you could open with a bread knife
>cigarette burns everywhere: the sheets, the carpet, the television, they managed to somehow burn the bathtub
>food scraps around the carpet edges because staff is too lazy to clean properly
>tub not fastened to the ground anymore so it rattles as you have a shower
>slept on top of the bed fully clothed because I didn't want to catch something
>"breakfast included": wonderbread served with a glass of tang
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>>2322599
The absolute worst places to stay in Cambodia are always some shit hostel run by foreigners. Absolute bottom of the societal barrel thinking they can run a business.
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>>2320069
This. I'm going out of state soon for a wedding and my girlfriend wanted to bum off her roommate's room and sleep on the floor. I immediately said "Absolutely fucking not" and booked a room for ourselves. I'm not in college anymore, I can afford to sleep in a bed.
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>>2320164
My mom is 71 and would probably strangle every person in a nightclub that was fucking with her sleep of course without a 4 star hotel she wouldn’t risk even visiting you know a Hyatt or Hilton property
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>>2319985
Secondhand story, but I think a good one. I know a guy who's a retired Customs Service (this was before they merged with the Border Patrol) helicopter pilot. Helicopters are slow and short range so cross-country trips meant multiple days of flying with overnight stops in random-ass places based on the helo's fuel range. One night they had to stay in some sketchy-ass New Mexico or West Texas desert town, in a hellhole motel, and that night some tweaker kicked in the room door of one of the other guys on his crew, which was a bad fucking idea because customs pilots/aircrew were all federal agents who carry sidearms and the tweaker got magdumped as a result.
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>>2319985
I stayed a night at some god-forsaken hotel in Somerset, Massachusetts where the entire building reeked of mold/mildew. Even the breakfast was sad and depressing.
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>>2319985
The State of Kuwait, don't come here, bros. It's not good.
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>>2320178
>pretty sure killed the chicken after I ordered it.
Slaughtering your meat fresh is based, you pussy.
>>2320181
Kek
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>>2322964
>The State of Kuwait, don't come here, bros. It's not good.
I was there very often for business and it was pretty based. What do you dislike?
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>>2322970
not him but Kuwait seems unbelievably boring
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>>2319985
That's hilarious, booked a 3 day stay at a hourly hotel. Fuck wow.

I love these kinda places among my coomer travels. :)
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>>2322964
>>2322970
I imagine a place like that to be a lot like Houston or Dubai, very artificial and business-centric. Not much in the way of culture but excellent amenities and food.
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This thread is the most fun on /trv/
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>>2323017
No alcohol either which some people don't think is bad, but I like to have a drink at the end of the day. And don't even think about fucking the locals.
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>>2322982
Not him either. Fuck Kuwait, easily the most boring country and the most boring city in the Middle East. When you main attractions are an old shitty water tower and a depressing mall full of flips you know it fucking sucks and there's a reason most Kuwaitis don't even bother to live in the country.
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>>2319985
Holiday Inn Express in West Palm Beach, I had no idea WPB was so disgusting but the pubes and blood in the bed set me over the edge. I was a platinum IHG member and status matched into Hilton that night.
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>>2319985
Hotel Diamond, Osaka, granted I don't travel in 3rd world countries, but this was basically like one
https://www.agoda.com/hotel-diamond/hotel/osaka-jp.html?cid=1844104
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>>2324741
granted, I stayed during summer and I might have stayed if the temperature was really nice, still though it's basically loging for the homeless
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>>2320015
I've stayed in amazin places for like $20, literally one where I basically got my money back from breakfast alone, not sure how they stayed in business
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>>2320178
should have asked for two ponchos gringo
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>>2322749
in my case I was looking to see where the limit was, cause I was getting legit good places to stay for $10, but at 7$ it all went south
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So in South Korea it is very hard to find good housing, even locals take out loans to pay huge deposits which foreigners are not entitled to. A shitty studio is still $5k deposit plus rent, a decent place from 10-20k, and to be considered middle class a 50k deposit, you would get the deposits back when you move out though (assuming the landlord doesn't scam you and run with it)

So that's why many jobs offer housing, they cover the deposit, and own you lol. So I didn't have this and would either have to have roommates or rent a shitty place, and so I did both. Sharing bathrooms with limited hot water, sharing laundry with a bunch of strangers, sharing a dirty kitchen with some ahjusshi that won't stop hitting on me, paper thin walls, the smallest bed imaginable, is rough. But it saved a lot of my income. When I had roommates I lived better but it always felt like I was just a guest in their home. I think the worst room was just really mildew and gross, anything I put on the floor got wet, my laundry wouldn't dry in there, it was disgusting. I literally never had nice options so I always moved one shitty place to the next, and when I finally had a nice room, covid came and I ended up stuck in the country after moving out of my nice room.

I am just gonna say goshitels, one room tells, all the cheap housing in Korea is a damn nightmare. It feels like a homeless shelter closet.
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>>2319985
Motel 6 Shreveport. Listen, just don't even stop in Shreveport for anything, anon trust me. There was only one fat nigress working the whole place, nobody to fix anything. My tv remote didn't work, ONE light out of them all worked, had to piss in the dark. I went down to ask if I could at least get some bulbs and change them myself, "oh no see cuz they discontinued those bulbs and they haven't changed to the new ones yet..." ??? That doesn't even make sense. So there is probably majority of the rooms lights out. AC halfassed worked, humid as fuck. I have stayed in 100s of hotels and motels and know this, when you only see black people working the facility, shit will be fucked up.

picrel; just a few of my huge key card collection.
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>>2326121

Very nice. Impressive.

Let's see Paul Allen's cards.
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>>2326124
Cool it with the antisemitism.
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>>2320196
What if I don't got no lawyer, can I bs?
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>>2319985
The Rodeway Inn, Albuquerque NM. Hands down the seediest place I had ever been and located in a strange corner of town. The beds were disgusting, the stairs were collapsing and I thought I might die just trying to ascend to my room.

Then there was the one place in Brattleboro, VT that gave me an old medieval style key which neither the girl who dragged me there nor I could successfully open the door to which it was labelled. We ended up just leaving.
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>>2320489
My sides
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Tie between motel 6 lake charles and sunrise inn New Orleans

Motel 6 had a bad bedbug infestation.

Sunrise inn had leaks and live construction going on. Looked halfway destroyed
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>>2322926
my wife did this to me the first time I visited her sister in boston. It was too the late the first night to make a move but the next day I booked a nice Hilton and said I dont care what you do but my ass is sleeping at the hilton. She came with.
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>>2320193
You know the stars on hotels don't actually stand for quality, right?
The number of stars a hotel has is just an indicator of how many facilities it has
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>>2322749
I've been working in hostels for years
I would never stay for cheaper than $50/night in one
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>>2320196
6/10. Simps will bite
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>>2320489
Lmfao. Need more Karbala stories
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I stayed at Binons in Vegas one time and they gave me a room that wasnt cleaned from some degenerates prior. Full turd in the toliet was the chef's kiss.
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Not the worst place ever, but one funny hotel I stayed at in Portugal had a toilet crammed behind the wardrobe door. You couldn't close the door while using it because at least one of your legs would be outside the wardrobe. Luckily I was there alone!
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>>2328268

There are no nice hotels in downtown Vegas. The hotels are 50+ years old, some are older. The only reason to stay downtown is if you book a crazy cheap deal on a suite.

You can stay at the RIO for less than 80/night pretty much any day of the week and it'll be significantly nicer than any downtown joint. But with the huge influx of blacks in vegas, I don't even go any more. The strip is like 70 percent negroid now. In the past, it was like 10 percent. You can thank legalized weed and Spirit Airlines offering $49 flights from Atlanta for the problems.
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I stayed at a hotel in mtwapa, kenya (just outside of mombasa) that I booked online.

The road stopped about 1/4 km from the hotel, and the rest of the path was fine sand and dirt mixed. The hotel had no deadbolts or locks on the doors, just a push button that didn't function. The swimming pool was algae green. There were gigantic roaches everywhere. There were several old white fat boomer europeans with extremely underage kenyan girlfriends openly flaunting their situation. The establishment was run by this indian couple who didn't give a shit about anything. The electricity turned off for several hours a day, and randomly came back on.

It was unbelievably bad. The keys they gave you to the room also had these gigantic attachments do you couldn't put them in your pocket, only give them back to the front desk when you went out and just hoped nobody went into your room.

Had a great time regardless, but the hotel situation was unbelievably bad. They also tried to charge me $50 a night based off the online booking and fake pictures, but I told them I was only giving them $15 (the local rate), and they relented. This was in the middle of covid also, so there was very little tourism going on. In Kenya, the play was to scam as much money as possible, instead of trying to be as accommodating as possible.
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Any Indian motel in America is terrible. Wtf is it with indians and motels? It's like koreans and dry cleaning. That's all they can fucking do, but at least the koreans can clean. You can guarantee that your room will be filthy, because the owner is too cheap to hire someone to clean and would rather have his wife do it. The towels will feel like sandpaper because they are never replaced. Go ahead and lift up the mattress or pull back the dresser to see what horrors await you. Peel back the sheets and look at the mattress - you will be sleeping in your clothes.

Even more depressing, if that's possible, is the state of how the owners live. They often live in an area connected to the front desk. If you happen to glimpse this area through an open door, you will see filthy, 3rd world conditions, with shit strewn all over while emanating the smell of curry and body odor. That's their normal, they don't have standards for anything. They are only interested in making a buck by cost cutting anywhere possible. Fucking pathetic.
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>>2329141
they don't really have any incentive to make it good
basically they enter the US with one of those investment visa (min. 500k investment that hires a few murricans)
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>>2320056
The sunlight falling on the window looks lovely
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>>2319985
probably cebu
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>>2329166
Where do they get this kind of fucking money though? That has to be an absolute fortune in India. And if they're really upper class why do they live like fucking animals in the US, literally living in the back office area of the lobby with makeshift sleeping areas, what motivation is there to even live like that if you're rich in India?

The curry smell is a dead giveaway though. There's Patel owned motels that aren't as bad but if I pick up on the fact that an extended Indian family is living on the premises I know its going to be shit and I'll go somewhere else. The room will be filthy as mentioned but also the furniture will be busted and the plumbing will have problems, the toilet will be loose or the hot water won't get hot because instead of hiring a plumber they have some beaner they hired as a "janitor" try to fix things.
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>>2329141
Indian Gujurats own a good chunk of hotel industry in the USA
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cuckpod near the napoli airport. Woudnt be bad if not for the fact that there was 0 ventilation, and the air inside was literally suffocating me. I didnt sleep that night at all
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Why not just bring a tent and sleep in the forest nearby? It costs nothing and you get peace and air.
>But... le murderers!
the only risk are dogs.
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>>2319985
it was a "motel" somewhere in the countryside in central vietnam, near a small village. 2-3 hours away from a city or normal roads.
we (group of 12 europeans) stayed there because friend married his gf there, who was from said village. no other options to stay.
the owner of the "motel" literally dragged two women out of one room because otherwise there would not have been enough space for our group. didn't understand what those 2 women said but I guess they were cursing him
the "motel" was from the looks probably a former jail or reeducation camp during the vietnam war. it was only possible to lock the doors with padlocks, all "rooms" where side by side in a inner courtyard which was circled by big walls. the doors to the rooms were out of literally rotten wood, there was enough space to stick a hand under the door, some doors had so many holes that you could see inside the "rooms"
the furniture inside was a joke. the matresses were, I am not exaggerating, hard as a rock. I even slept on the concrete floor (because we did onyl have a bed for 2 people and where 3 in our room, didn't make a difference anyways because of the matresses)

light would work like 50% of the day. water was only cold. worst thing was that one of the walls facing the fucking jungle had partially fallen apart, so there were tons of insects, geckos and whatnot in our room. we found the largest spider I have ever seen in my life in the closet. I used one bottle of my poisionous anti insect-spray to make a barrier around my sleeping space on the floor (luckily I had a small sleeping bag with me)
inside the yard there were some dogs who fought the stray dogs from outside who wanted to come inside the "hotel". during the day they were chill but as soon as it was dark and you went outside, they were growling agressively

best thing about the experience was that the family of my friend who was getting married was filthy rich, they were totally shocked about this "hotel" butno other option
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>>2332419

You survived and have a cool story to tell.
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>>2319985
Palmira Hostel in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Fucking hippie hangout without air conditioner in a country where is hot and humid 24/7. No places to eat nearby in a sketchy neighborhood. Water shortages. Shitty place in a shitty country. Never again.
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>>2320164
>>2320153
>I have no standards and get by just fine without any decent service, food, hygiene, or entertainment when I travel
Cool story Rambo. You're so tough and inspiring.
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>>2319985
I stayed in a hotel that doubled a black site prison in China while having food poisoning. There was a large blood smear on the wall in our room, the bed was a thin mattress over a plywood sheet, and all the workers were completely dead inside.
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Florida
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>>2319985
Cum stains on the headboard. Smelled like a cross between mold and curry. Stairwell had no light, pitch black. Every 3rd world shithole nationality outside the front door all the time. Thursday - Saturday nights, heavy metal rock blasting until 1am from the club next door. Drunks outside the bedroom window.

https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/52296916?location=Leicester&check_in=2022-10-20&check_out=2022-10-23&federated_search_id=c8aee5f8-4cf5-4e3b-bcee-9a5170b45c72&source_impression_id=p3_1664786635_9i12MTYNvDOTy52y
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>>2319985
Not terrible but certainly not great either, the locals who run hotels/AirBnbs/guesthouses in the Balkans have to be the cheapest, laziest, most half-assed, trickster people in the world. Trying to tell you “no AC included” despite it being middle of the summer in Southeastern Europe and having an AC literally mounted on the wall, refusing to supply basic amenities like towels, toilet paper or even fucking bedsheets, blatant lies like “Washing Machine on premise” and literally no Washing Machine exists, wanting you to pay literally hundreds of Euros worth of money in cash and refusing to take credit cards to avoid paying some stupid insignificant fee, couches for beds, drains that clog and flood your bathroom after like a two minute shower, radiator heaters installed improperly and bang like a motor when turned on, electrical outlets that don’t work or are installed in the most random inconvenient places- just like really basic shit and common sense is missing that you would never even fucking think about literally anywhere else in the world, even in third world countries. Every single place I’ve stayed in the Balkans always has one or two really weird quirks and it’s just a complete gamble on whether one place has worse quirks than others, and it’s all simple shit that the owner could fix easily if he/she actually gave a shit about quality or wasn’t such a tight wad cheap ass. People in the Balkans are literally at Carribean-tier levels of laziness and half-assery. Like damn, tighten the fuck up and have some pride. These places could be great if they showed just the tiniest bit of effort and care.
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>>2324741
yo wtf is this shit? this looks like a crackden
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Door was warped and didn't close properly. Which is a problem when it opens to the outdoors and you're staying there for a ski trip

>>2322889
>they managed to somehow burn the bathtub
That isn't uncommon, people will sometimes try to get away with smoking in their rooms using the bathtub.

>>2324643
I hear good things about their Pizza Hut though.
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man, i cant remember anywhere particular off the top of my head but yeah, sleeping in dirt with a tarp as a blanket, wind blowing away any heat i try to hold and mosquitos biting me and fucking giant bugs crawling on me. fucking miserable...
i guess pretty much anytime ive tried to sleep outside near a body of water.

as far as worst establishment? idk, theyve all been decent....
oh i remember these kids let me stay at their house and they had no utilities.
and then this 16 year old kid had a house for some reason and invited us to stay but it wreaked of dog pee



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