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 tip, there is a way to avoid this scenario.
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.
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.
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