It was necessary last-minute travel, but now 11:00 PM, with appointments the next morning and no available rooms within a 30-mile radius. We settled for a stay at the Motel 6 in Lawrence, KS.
Behind Door #1 was an unmade bed and an unflushed toilet. Offered an alternative, we discovered that one bed clearly hadn’t been touched since the last guest—an unidentified stain said so. The other bed appeared fresh, however, so we settled our minds and caught a few hours’ sleep.
The next morning, I wiped a previous guest’s hair out of the sink and off the side of the tub. I turned on the bathwater and discovered that the spout had been replaced with one that didn’t allow for a diverter. "No shower for you!"
Turns out the mechanism to stop the drain did nothing, and there was no stopper to be found. I covered the drain with a washcloth well enough to fill the tub with a bit of water and settled for a sorry excuse of a bath.
My wife did the same, then plugged her curling iron into the outlet at the bathroom sink (the only plug in near a mirror). The GFCI was faulty and wouldn’t reset.
I tried to speak with someone at the desk as we checked out, but—guess what? No one was at the desk or within earshot! Our pending appointment made it impossible to search further.
A phone call on my behalf from Hotels.com produced no results. “I should have spoken with someone before I left,” Motel 6 offered. I HAD TRIED.
So, never again, of course. I strongly advise the same for you.