7 Easy, Low-Key Hotel Hacks from Twitter’s Smartest Travelers

published Oct 4, 2019
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Ah, hotel rooms. Your little home away from home, complete with cloud-like mattresses, tiny travel-sized toiletries… and more-than-slightly aggravating inconveniences, like curtains that just will. not. close. all. the. way. What good are they if you’re woken up by a bright slash of light as soon as the sun rises in the morning?!

You’re not alone if there are certain things about hotel stays that prevent you from totally enjoying your temporary digs. Twitter user @rklau recently shared a brilliant hack that keeps those pesky hotel curtains niiice and closed:

This led to other people replying with equally genius tricks for a comfortable stay—or, at least, a less germy one:

Hate getting blasted into the Antarctic by hotel room A/C units? There’s a hack for that:

And don’t stress if you forget to travel with a phone charger, most hotels can hook you up:

Want lightning-speed WiFi at no additional cost? No problem!

Definitely don’t skip this hydration-friendly hack:

And if you’re planning on doing some work at your hotel, this could definitely come in handy:

What’s your favorite hotel hack? Let us know in the comments!