Interesting Facts About Hotels - The Mitre Hotel Manchester
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Interesting Facts About Hotels

Working in the hospitality industry is no laughing matter and it is important to remain professionals at all times when guests are present. After all, setting a good example is an integral part of the job. Despite this, however, sometimes the team here at The Mitre love to entertain our readers and guests! That’s why we’ve put together a blog on some of the most interesting hotel related facts…

  1. Although efforts to find information regarding the very first hotel in existence haven’t been very successful, many people like to believe that the word ‘inn’ included in The Bible is evidence enough to suggest that hotels have been around for thousands of years.
  2. The first modern hotels with lavish decor and style was opened in 1768. It was called Royal Clearance Hotel and was located in Exeter, England. Despite this however, hotels or the word ‘hotel’ itself were rather popular.
  3. A ‘motel’ is a phrase can you buy viagra without prescription that is commonly used in America. It is a blend of the words ‘motor hotel’ and it describes a low budget hotel that is located near a highway or motorway.
  4. There are some hotels that offer a service known as the ‘honesty bar’ which includes a bar that is not staffed. Whatever drinks guests consume is not recorded and they are required to be honest about what was consumed during check out and pay for it then. The Thirty Two Boutique Hotel in England is an example of a hotel with an honesty bar.

Have any of these facts got you thinking about visiting a hotel? The team here at The Mitre surely hope so! As the best hotel in Manchester, we want our guests to have the best time ever during their visit and knowing a little about the industry can really help make a difference to your stay!

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