Archive for the ‘Hotel Stories’ Category

Hotel Stories 4 (Fun at the Pool)

Posted: 20th January 2012 by Duality in Hotel Stories

Ah hotel pools.  A beacon to many a weary traveler.  And a temptation to do naughty things at 3 am when you don’t realize there’s a security camera watching you.  The first story under this topic takes place under those exact circumstances.  The hotel I was in had an indoor pool that was just down [...]

Hotel Stories #3 (Crisis Management)

Posted: 17th October 2011 by Duality in Hotel Stories

Not all of my tales from behind the hotel desk are funny.  When you get to the point of having a police department at your hotel due to domestic violence that you are on a first name basis with the officers on the night shift, well there’s only so much humor you can squeeze out [...]

Hotel Stories 2 (Don’t Mess with the Night Audit)

Posted: 27th September 2011 by Duality in Hotel Stories

I was continually astounded by the stupidity of people who came into my little realm of minding a hotel during the wee hours of the morning.  It wasn’t just the exhausted traveler asking me how long the 24 hour pool was open for (I was asked that once a month, no lie), that is more [...]

Hotel Stories Part 1 (Trophy Wives and Smurfs)

Posted: 17th September 2011 by Duality in Hotel Stories

So I worked hotels in and around Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for over 10 years.  That’s Dollywood, nestled in the cleavage of the Smokey Mountains in case you were wondering.  Or as I called it, the Redneck Mecca of the world.  Every redneck has to go there once in their life.  Its a rule somewhere.  I [...]