It’s Sunday morning, check-out day after Valentine’s in Niagara, and I’m heading to my car with an armload of feather boas. As I pass by a cleaning closet, an elder cleaning lady looks up and smiles pleasantly, not even registering the armload of feathers I have. “Don’t mind me, just taking my pet chicken to the car”, I joke with her. She just smiles more and goes back to her work.
I guess I can’t expect more of a reaction. This is the same cleaning lady I saw the day before that caused me to back up and look again. I had passed the open door of a guest’s room where she was tidying and making the bed on Saturday morning. Nothing new there. But what made me do the double-take was one of the beds was covered, and I mean *covered*, from the headboard to the foot, and fully side to side, with sex toys: dildo’s, strapons, vibrators, cock rings, bottles of lube and other sexy stuff, all laid out as if on display and ready to use. I suppose this could have been their ‘window decorations’ for the decorating contest.
But a display of sex toys is not what made me double-take. This lovely and professional housekeeping staff was delicately pulling the covers tight and tucking them in without touching or disturbing the toys displayed. And she was doing it without so much as a grimace or outward facial expression! Cudo’s!!
When I shared this story with another couple who saw me look twice, they told me a housekeeping story of their own!
When they left their room that morning, they had gathered any wayward toys and tucked them away before going to breakfast. When they had returned, they saw that the maid had come in to tidy and make their bed. Apparently they missed one of their toys, a dildo with a wide base, in the bedsheets. The maid had removed it, made the bed, then stood the toy straight up in the middle of the bed. There was no mistaking the fact that she had removed it then left it easily found upon their return.
We have been at this same hotel for many years now, and the staff loves our group! If you ask any of them, they’ll tell you how much they love our group and have no problems with the event we host.
So if you thought you’d be too embarrassed or uncomfortable with hotel staff around, we can assure you, it’s not a problem!!