How can I work in a hotel like this?!

When you travel, whether business or leisure, you want a nice place to relax when you get to the hotel.

These pics are from an upscale hotel where I stayed.  When I reached my room I was amazed to see that every surface top was covered with clutter.
Magazines, brochures, ads, remotes, pens, pads, junk, glasses, and who knows what, were neatly spread out on each table and nightstand.
There was no room for any of my stuff, let alone room to setup to do some work.
Solution?
I swept all this stuff into a large pile and placed it in the corner of the room out of the way.
What are your exeperiences with travel clutter?  What hotels have a good sense of organization?
If you have pics, link them below.
BTW – Seems like hotels are a good opportunity for some professional organizers to lend their services.

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4 thoughts on “How can I work in a hotel like this?!

  1. It appears that in the good faith attempt to give you, their guest, everything you could possibly need to make your stay complete, they succeeded in cluttering up what should be a serene, simple space. I would suggest to the management that instead of covering every flat surface, that they group items into a “welcome basket” on the desk. This way, you have what you need, but it’s not all spread out everywhere.

  2. It appears that in the good faith attempt to give you, their guest, everything you could possibly need to make your stay complete, they succeeded in cluttering up what should be a serene, simple space. I would suggest to the management that instead of covering every flat surface, that they group items into a “welcome basket” on the desk. This way, you have what you need, but it’s not all spread out everywhere.

  3. If this hotel was targeting the traveling family, I think you’re on your own. But if they cater to business and/or executives, then perhaps a letter to the company is in order.

  4. If this hotel was targeting the traveling family, I think you’re on your own. But if they cater to business and/or executives, then perhaps a letter to the company is in order.