Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Check out Hotel Naughty Bits

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Check out Hotel Naughty Bits

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A RECENT quirky survey Co and you have to love a survey with a bit of quirk Co revealed that 40% of Australians have confessed to enjoying the adult channel while in a hotel on holiday. This newsworthy bit information came from on-line travel agent ZUJI in Australia's Cyhotel confessional' survey.

While I have never watched the adult channel in a hotel room (really, I haven't; well, just once but it was in Bangkok so it doesn't count), I have, like you, occasionally pilfered something.

I don't do it now, no need. But there was a time about a decade ago when I couldn't stay in a hotel without taking home all the little bottles of shampoo, conditioner, gel and body lotion. The only reason I don't do it now is because I love my own brands of products and take them away with me. I've even been known to leave shampoo in a hotel room. Bet you've never done that.

I was one of the first to stay at the Versace hotel on the Gold Coast when it first opened. I swooned over the little bottle of Versace perfume in the bathroom and almost had to have the thick towelling slippers wrenched off my feet at departure time. As much as I wanted those two Versace hotel souvenirs I didn't take them. Then I found out later they were complimentary and meant to be taken home. That was an upsetting day.

I have never taken a bathrobe, and not just because I'm unusually tall and none of them ever fit me properly (the little loops for the belt at the waist usually come up under my armpits.) I don't think stealing a bathrobe is good form; they're expensive items and shouldn't be removed. Besides, the warning note in the wardrobe telling you if the robe is missing the cost of it will be added to your credit card is enough to keep you honest.

I've never stuffed a pillow up my jumper and tried to sneak past reception disguised as the world's oldest pregnant woman either. …

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