Overdoing it on the cocktails
Having too many drinks sometimes leads to a lack of self-awareness and composure that translates to a rude habit, especially when you’re at the hotel pool or bar. “Make no mistake, drunkenness is rudeness,” Dulles says. “Disorderly and drunken behaviour is rude towards the other guests and also the hotel staff as it can make them feel uncomfortable and even unsafe.” Make sure you drink water between cocktails and call it quits when you recognise you have too many drinks. As Dulles says, there’s no need to recreate The Hangover during your hotel stay. Knowing when to quit is one of the habits polite people have in common.
Being a rude hotel guest sometimes comes down to ignoring policies. Ovrevik says that people don’t pay enough attention to the fine print. “It can be on our website, it can be in our emails, it can be all over the place,” Ovrevik says. “They are still going to not follow instructions.” This disregard for the rules is a habit that’s rude to the hotel staff, as well as other visitors since policies like no pets or parking rules, are in place for a reason.
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