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What irks you

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SalsaQueen Mon 02-Sep-19 20:02:16

Fairiesfolly I'd be pleased if the place was clean, comfortable and decent. You're far too fussy. I couldn't give a monkey's about the colour of the sheets. The toilet seat being up wouldn't worry me, so long as the toilet was clean.

crazyH Mon 02-Sep-19 19:57:27

Bradfordlass that was 😀😀😀😀😀

M0nica Mon 02-Sep-19 19:48:12

Gosh, none of the suggested would even occur to me.

Providing the room is warm, the beds are comfortable, there is plentiful hot water and there is a decent sized bath. I am happy with almost anything.

Our Golden Wedding anniversary stay away from home could have been a disaster. We stayed in a big hotel which advertised itself as being 4 star, in fact it was unrated and was actually average 3 star at best. Because both of us had been ill. I had a minor op 2 days before we went, it was a last minute booking and we did not check Trip Advisor.

It wasn't a total disaster because although the room was shabby. it was at least warm, (in a cold February). The beds were comfortable and there was always plenty of hot water to fill the huge old bath.

Hetty58 Mon 02-Sep-19 19:44:45

A 'nice break' and AirBnb are incompatible in my view. If you want hotel standards then a good hotel will provide them, whereas AirBnb is a gamble.

Charleygirl5 Mon 02-Sep-19 18:58:15

People playing music or anything outdoors when they could easily use headphones. That really irritates me.

Susan56 Mon 02-Sep-19 18:55:42

I’m with EllanVannin!

paddyann Mon 02-Sep-19 18:37:08

I like white good quality bedlinen too.So I understand that but if I got irritated every time a toilet seat was left up here I'd be in apermanent bad mood.My OH hasn't yet discovered that toilet seats can be lowered !

Charleygirl5 Mon 02-Sep-19 18:26:26

I am with callgirlI would not care if the sheets were tartan provided they and the rest of the bedding was clean.

You are over-fussy. You would not like my house where the toilet seat is permanently up. What does it matter?

At this rate you will never leave home for a break.

Greenfinch Mon 02-Sep-19 18:09:03

What does the colour of the sheets matter.

Luckygirl Mon 02-Sep-19 18:00:48

Definitely too fussy - just cool it!! smile

Urmstongran Mon 02-Sep-19 17:58:43

You hit the nail on the head OP. You are too fussy (about a couple of photographs).

callgirl1 Mon 02-Sep-19 17:39:11

I wouldn`t care about the sheets or the toilet seat as long as it was clean.

EllanVannin Mon 02-Sep-19 15:10:31

That's hilarious BradfordLass, hahahaha.

For a Golden Wedding I'd have to have something special for a weekend----like the Savoy, Ritz or the Dorchester.

KatyK Mon 02-Sep-19 13:47:41

We've recently stayed in a beautiful house in Devon overlooking the sea. It was wonderful so I can't complain. It was a three storey property and lovely. However, the bedrooms were on the bottom floor but the bathroom was on the floor above via a rickety staircase. Slightly difficult if you needed the loo in the night, which I we usually do.

BradfordLass72 Mon 02-Sep-19 13:39:38

Chance would be a fine thing! If I could afford a break away, nothing would irk me.

Well maybe having to share a bed with an old man grin

Fairiesfolly Mon 02-Sep-19 13:20:39

Coming up to our golden wedding and trying to find a nice break away for a few days. Looking on AirBnB and I can’t stand it when looking through a possible booking you come across a picture of the bathroom with the toilet seat up. The other thing that irks me is sloppy bed making and coloured sheets! White white white sheets are the only acceptable colour when I am looking for BnB or Hotel etc.

Found a lovely little place and it was spoilt by messy bed and toilet seat left up for the pictures!

Perhaps I am too fussy!

What are things you look for in a special break away be it Hotel or BnB or self catering? What irks you?