This is how to make sure you get a quiet hotel room every time you go away

There’s nothing worse than checking into a lovely hotel room, only to find that the walls are paper thin and you’re being kept up by the noise of fellow guests and other happenings in the hallways – especially if you’ve paid good money for your stay.

But according to a new tip that’s doing the rounds online, there is a way to avoid this scenario.

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When making your booking for a hotel stay, there is a clever trick that can be used to ensure you get a nice quiet room and it’s all down to the structure of the building, says a report from Cosmopolitan. 

According to an expert, you should always make sure you ask for a corner room if you want peace. ‘Due to the structural layout of a building, these rooms generally have the most square footage and windows, while also offering the lowest noise level,’ an insider from Hotels.com told the publication. ‘It will feel like you have a nicer room, without actually paying for one.’

Genius, right? We’ll definitely be giving it ago next time we’re in need of a hotel room.

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If you’re a really light sleeper, it may be also be a good idea to make sure your room has blackout blinds (so that you’re not woken up by the sunlight at the crack of dawn) and that it isn’t close to a lift as this will inevitably mean more noise outside your door.

This isn’t the only hotel-related news making the rounds this week – we recently reported that major hotel group, Marriott International, has rolled out a plan to ban single-use plastic toiletries from all of its proprieties around the world.

The decision comes after it was revealed that they currently send 500 million to landfill every year and the change will reportedly save the planet from 1.7 million pounds of plastic in its landfills.