Consider the Elevators
Noise in hotels is a given. No hotel is going to be as quiet as your own home, especially when you’re trying to sleep at night. But while you can’t just demand that everyone shut the heck up and go to sleep, you can take specific measures to make things as quiet as possible for yourself.
One of my strategies for minimizing hotel noise is to request a room that’s away from the elevators. This way, you’re less likely to be awakened in the middle of the night by the sound of the elevator coming and going—and more importantly, by the guests getting on and off.
FYI: Not all elevators will carry quacking ducks. This photo was taken at the 2013 Peabody Duck March, when I was named an Honorary Duckmaster.
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