A couple of months ago, my wife and I were on our way home from a long road trip.
We were very tired, so we decided to stop at a hotel for the night. We were on the interstate and we didn’t want to travel far, so we picked one of the national chains. There was one person on duty at the front desk and he looked to be in his early twenties. I gave the guy all of my information including my name, address, telephone number, and license plate number. He gave my wife and I the key for room 308. My wife and I gathered a bag from the car so we could take a shower and we took the stairs to the third floor. None of the lights were on in the room one way open to the door. When we turned on the lights, I quickly noticed that the room had not been cleaned. The bed wasn’t made and the bathroom had towels on the floor. It actually looks like someone might have been staying in the room. We closed the door and walked back down to the front desk. The staff member apologized for the confusion and gave us the key to a different room. This room was clean and empty and the AC was already running. It was very cool and comfortable in the room. In fact, it was so cold that we had to adjust the temperature on the AC before we went to sleep. Even in the middle of the night, the AC kept getting colder and colder. By morning, both of us were cuddled up in the single blanket on the bed.