This piece by is SO GOOD. Take-home: leave a ten on the hotel bathroom counter. Every time.
Confession: I have rarely left a tip for my housekeeper at a hotel. After reading this article and from now on, I will ALWAYS leave a tip
An extraordinary essay from —whose grandmother worked as a hotel housekeeper—reminds us of the labor we neither acknowledge nor appropriately reward
If you want to fight inequality, here's one small step you could take: Treat hotel maids fairly. Important piece from (via )
Why don't people tip hotel maids? Reading this in my hotel lobby, and reminded to go back up & leave $10 before I head out for the morning. Thanks ⁦
"A waiter would have to spit in your soup, and you would have to see him do it, to stiff him. Housekeepers are stiffed every day." on what she learned from her grandmother, who worked as a hotel maid for 10 years
As I have said here before, tip your maid. It’s a classy thing to do. It’s also good insurance if you leave something behind!
"A waiter would have to spit in your soup, and you would have to see him do it, to stiff him. Housekeepers are stiffed every day." on what she learned from her grandmother, who worked as a hotel maid for 10 years
i'd assumed until v recently that tipping housekeepers was as conventional as is that of restaurant waiters. housekeeping is the definition of invisible labor.
This is a thoughtful and important column. I just brought this up at work and I'm surprised at how many people said they have NEVER tipped a hotel housekeeper.
If you're tired of Trump today, read about my grandmother and Clare Boothe Luce and tipping the hotel maid.
I always tip the maid, but I’d rather people make living wages than salaries having to be paid out of tips. In the end better wages are a better solution.
A thoughtful piece to keep in mind.
It was a great #2019SHA, wasn’t it? Before you check out today, please don’t forget to tip the housekeeper! Leave a few bucks for the person that made your bed every day while you were attending the conference. $5/day is a good starting point.
"I might stiff a waiter if he spit in my soup, but never a maid, no matter that voice in my head as I check out." Read on treating hotel maids with the respect they deserve
Margaret Carlson explains why you're a jerk if you don't tip the housekeeping staff.
Why Don't People Tip Hotel Maids?