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Tipping housekeeping for turn down service

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by pikabu, Jan 10, 2015.

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  1. pikabu

    pikabu Low-Roller

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    We recently had a terrific stay at the Aria. We received super housekeeping in the morning and a turn down service in the evening.

    We always left the housekeeping staff a tip and thank you note in the morning before we left the room for the day.

    Should we have left a tip for the evening turn down service as well? I'm thinking that it would be a different shift of housekeepers and we should have left another tip.

    What do you VMBers do? Just curious.
     
  2. thecarve

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    I usually do...if I remember and if I haven't been gone since before the first housekeeping service. If for no other reason than I'm hoping they'll leave a few extra chocolates or bottles of water or whatever.

    Plus, when it comes to people being in my room while I'm not around, I figure that erring on the side of generosity is probably the prudent move.
     
  3. BCMike

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    I've only had turn down service once in Vegas on what was the Rose level at the Aladdin ('50th floor'). I had the same thought you had. Different shift doing the turn down. I wonder if housekeeping pools and splits tips?
     
  4. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    I always find these threads interesting. Mind you, I am not saying it is wrong.

    We always put a DND sign on the door. We make our own bed.

    Even if I shitfaced to the nines (whatever that means), I am still able to pull my covers back so I can climb into bed.

    Just us I guess.
     
  5. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    I always find it interesting that people with absolutely nothing to contribute to the conversation still have to post...evidently to prove they have nothing to contribute. Who knows? :rolleyes2:
     
  6. meyers67

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    I'm not sure what you mean. I also use the DND sign. No maid service except when I need towels.
     
  7. lotso-bear

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    It's very rare for me to tip the attendants who are doing turndown service. The job isn't that hard compared to the morning crew who have to refresh/clean the entire room (and yes I always tip my housekeepers in the morning, regardless of where I'm at).
     
  8. Malibugolfer

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    I tip both but usually turndown 1/2 of morning generally.
     
  9. merlin

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    I leave small piles of money around the room with a little sign that says "help yourself".
     
  10. queuetee

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    We do tip the evening cleaning lady at the Bellagio. She cleans up the bathroom, leaves extra towels and best of all, lots of chocolates. The candy at the B is great quality, so we figure that we would pay more than the tip if we bought that candy.
     
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    The song "turn down for what!" runs through my head when I see this thread...

    Just a little non-sequitur on my part...carry on :beer:
     
  12. Bo333

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    I tip both every day.
     
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    We always tip housekeeping, but generally don't stay in fancy enough places to have turn down service. Thanks for bringing this up - we'll try to remember to tip the evening folks too, if we get a chance. I've never used the do not disturb card except when we were in the room having some fun, and I'm amazed that others leave it out the whole time. I have had my eyes opened reading this thread!
     
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    Along the same line.. do you think it's better to tip as you go, or just leave it till the end?

    My last trip, I just left a note saying thanks, and gave them some. They only made my room up once, so it wasn't that big, but still wanted to leave something.
     
  15. johnvic

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    Do you have to request turn down service? Years ago I stayed at Wynn and got turn down in a basic room without asking. But on my last Wynn trip I did not get turn down in a basic room.
     
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    Definitely tip each day as the cleaning person will change daily at most properties.
     
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    Great idea. This is a way easier to get rid of money vs. having to grind it out at the casino.
     
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    Yes indeed!
     
  19. newmans

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    I tip everyday.....housekeeping staff may change over my stay.
     
  20. RockyBalboa

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    haha
     
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