Hotel guests scramble for free breakfast
October 20th, 2010
04:00 PM ET
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To ensure a happy hotel guest, offer excellent service, provide a comfortable bed and never, ever underestimate the power of a free bagel: After a good night's sleep, many travelers these days are expecting - and receiving - a good breakfast.

You know the kind, included in the price of your stay and often served in a room just off the lobby of a Best Western or a Hampton Inn - the quiet space that suddenly becomes the center of attention for several hours in the morning.

There's just something very comforting about waking up in a strange city and knowing your first meal is ready and waiting for you as you start your day - no searching around required.

CNN Travel has the FULL STORY

Previously - Tray Cool: Why I love room service breakfast

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  1. jack

    Got to have a good breakfast after a night of Partying. Especially a free one.

    October 20, 2010 at 6:31 pm | Reply
  2. Truth

    I knew I was cruising into middle age when I started worrying more about an in-room ironing board and free breakfast and less about how late the nightclub stayed open. What a drag it is getting old...

    October 20, 2010 at 5:17 pm | Reply
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants

      Ha! When I was in Michigan this summer, I asked the company to change my hotel. The one they first put me up in had shitty breakfast and no ironing board. That is a deal breaker for me. But the bar next door stayed open til 2. I'm in between ages. X)

      October 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | Reply
  3. Jdizzle McHammerpants

    It's better when you can get room service (of excellent Hotel restaurant food) on the Companies dollar. Had some fine meals when I worked in Juneau, AK for a few weeks and stayed at the Baranoff Hotel (part of Princess Tours). All the steak and fresh Alaskan seafood I could take. For FREE!!

    October 20, 2010 at 4:49 pm | Reply

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