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What Do You Steal From Hotels?

What's the Biggest Thing You've Taken From a Hotel?

In one of the funniest scenes of Sex and the City 2, Miranda races around the hotel bathroom with her bag, scooping every fancy bath product in sight into her luggage (guess she's checking her bags!). And most of the products are full-sized!

I have no shame when it comes to pocketing the products left in my hotel rooms. It's not like the hotel can reuse them, right? I suspect most of you feel similarly when it comes to the sample-sized products, but have you swiped other things like hangers or linens, too? And if you have, have you gotten away with it?

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Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 6 years
I took a blanket once... I was on a road-trip and needed one for camping. The manager was an asshole anyway so I didn't feel so bad.
GirlOverboard GirlOverboard 6 years
*edit: by "cuts" I meant "cups."
GirlOverboard GirlOverboard 6 years
Spectra, I agree - to me, taking anything that is meant to be reused for future guests (bedding, hair dryers, irons, non-disposable cuts) is stealing. On road trips I've taken things like instant coffee packets, shampoos, lotions and whatnot - they're meant to be used then disposed of so I figure that as long as I'm not totally milking it (aka not breaking into rooms left open for more stuff or calling room service because they "forgot to stock me up on soaps" - yes, I've known people that do both of these things) I think it's fine. Biggest thing I've ever taken would be glycerin soap bars - they were sealed in a way so that they couldn't be resealed so I actually felt a little bad taking them, given that my leaving them would mean somebody else would get use out of them. However, I *really* liked the one I had opened but had no way to transport it so... I took the other two in the bathroom and I'm still using one of them! I've since justified that it would've been a bigger waste to leave them behind and have them thrown out, versus using them all the way through at home... :P
GirlOverboard GirlOverboard 6 years
Spectra, I agree - to me, taking anything that is meant to be reused for future guests (bedding, hair dryers, irons, non-disposable cuts) is stealing. On road trips I've taken things like instant coffee packets, shampoos, lotions and whatnot - they're meant to be used then disposed of so I figure that as long as I'm not totally milking it (aka not breaking into rooms left open for more stuff or calling room service because they "forgot to stock me up on soaps" - yes, I've known people that do both of these things) I think it's fine. Biggest thing I've ever taken would be glycerin soap bars - they were sealed in a way so that they couldn't be resealed so I actually felt a little bad taking them, given that my leaving them would mean somebody else would get use out of them. However, I *really* liked the one I had opened but had no way to transport it so... I took the other two in the bathroom and I'm still using one of them! I've since justified that it would've been a bigger waste to leave them behind and have them thrown out, versus using them all the way through at home... :P
Spectra Spectra 6 years
Shampoo, conditioner, and body lotion if it smells good. My inlaws are super obnoxious about this....they take everything that isn't nailed down: the coffee, the coffee cups, the soap/shampoo/conditioner, the water glasses, a towel or two, etc. To me, what they do is borderline stealing.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 6 years
I've only ever taken shampoos and things, and only if I liked them. They have my name and address, don't they? I"d be afraid they'd track me down and retrieve the towels, if I stole any haha
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 6 years
I've only ever taken shampoos and things, and only if I liked them. They have my name and address, don't they? I"d be afraid they'd track me down and retrieve the towels, if I stole any haha
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