Obviously none of those interviewed were rock stars. While I definitely don’t condone trashing hotel rooms, at least that conduct comes with a certain bad boy energy that filching a mini-box of cereal simply lacks.
The next most prevalent naughty act confessed to exudes more drama: 37% admitted to sneaking in an unregistered guest for the night. This no-no demands planning and stealth as does using a property’s pool when not staying at the hotel, admitted to by 17% of travelers. Some 29% of respondents owned up to pinching toiletries from the maid’s cart, making that the third most common misdeed. What about “accidentally” packing the towels and robes? 12% fessed up.
To find out which nationalities use the five finger discount the most (not counting stuffing toiletries into their carry-ons), Hotels.com surveyed 5,000 travelers.
Nationalities admitting to stealing hotel items:
73% of those from Argentina
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