They work for crap pay, have crazy hours, travel in sealed bacteria chambers and get to deal with the finest of humanity. And along the way, they stay at some very classy hotels. Either when they’re ground or in the air, flight crews encounter all types and forms of fluids and even some solids. The term “slam and click” is their metaphor for getting to their room, closing the door, locking it and hiding until it’s time to get up and face the masses once again. So the next time you’re low on Diet Coke and ready to punch the call button, take into account what flight attendants suffer through on a daily basis and at least smile and be polite.

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#1

Ceiling Mold

Ceiling Mold

From a flight attendant at a Radisson: "I was walking to go warm my food up in communal lobby microwave because we get no micros in rooms. I felt something drip onto the hand I was holding my food in. I looked up and saw this."

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Clavelle
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8 months ago

Yuck.

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#2

Mumb…yiii!!!

Mumb…yiii!!!

From a jet-lagged airline employee staying at the Renaissance Hotel in Mumbai, India: "I don’t think this toilet has been properly cleaned since the ’80s. Or perhaps it has and the guest before me just drank the tap water. Either way… GROSS!"

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ƒιѕн
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8 months ago

Thats just nasty.

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#3

Ncis: Clarion

Ncis: Clarion

Blood on a bed. Is it fair that flight attendants who deal with this crap on the job should have to find it when they’re on a romantic getaway with their sweetie?

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Markus Holstein
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8 months ago

It looks like a girl with a bun skydiving

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#4

A Fungus Among Us

A Fungus Among Us

From a flight attendant on layover in Orlando who believes there was an actual danged ‘shroom growing in the shower at her hotel.

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Belle_Pandamonium
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8 months ago

🥴

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#5

That Came Out Of The Shower

That Came Out Of The Shower

From a flight attendant on layover. After she showered she noticed all of the dirt particles that had accumulated on the floor of the tub. She swears it wasn’t on her when she got in, it wasn’t there WHEN she got in, so that pretty much leaves one way.

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MacDudu
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8 months ago

Maybe something fell into the water tank, and died.

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#6

Hotel Airplane Lav Snot

Hotel Airplane Lav Snot

From a major stockholder in Purell, who says, regarding this blob of bloody snot on the vanity of the first-class lav: “I didn't pay enough to clean up this”.

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John L
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8 months ago

Some people are just plain disgusting....

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#7

Anti-Peeping Proofing

Anti-Peeping Proofing

From a flight attendant at The Focus at SFO. Checked in and found paper wadded-up, plugging the door peephole.

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Ben Smith
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8 months ago

That’s to stop light from coming in. Creates a total blackout room.

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#8

A Little Birds Nest Of Hair

A Little Birds Nest Of Hair

A diminutive flight attendant who found this cache of hair in her hotel shower at a Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond.

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ZoeIsHahaha
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8 months ago

Well that's... unfortunate...

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#9

Astroglide

Astroglide

From a flight attendant: "My toe just got stuck in some unidentifiable goo on the floor in my room. I refuse to get down and smell it for the sake of the research department."

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Coco
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8 months ago

it looks like a pig!

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#10

Hotel El Paso Phone Funk

Hotel El Paso Phone Funk

From a flight attendant on layover: "True story. Last night/this morn there was a loud party somewhere on our floor. When I finally got tired of being woken up time and again I called the front desk about 3 am to complain. This phone had an ODOR to it, a HORRIBLE odor like someone had wiped their butt with it. While I was complaining to the desk clerk about the noise, I had to hold receiver AWAY from my ear, the funk was that bad. Afterward, I then had to go and wash my ear and face off because I could still smell the reek."

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Jim Ellington
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8 months ago

Looks like a phone. You can't photograph an odor.

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#11

Hotel Phone Filth

Hotel Phone Filth

At the Hyatt/Jacksonville. The previous users of the phone chewed tobacco, had flaking scabs, Ebola or all of the above.

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Monty Glue
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8 months ago

What ever you do, do NOT look in the ear piece! There is usually enough earwax to make a small birthday candle.

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#12

Hotel Nashville Smoke Detector

Hotel Nashville Smoke Detector

Who would steal a smoke detector? As seen in Nashville.

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Destiny nerd
Community Member
8 months ago

The only reason I can think of is that a lot of smoke detectors contain trace amouts of Americium, which can be sold for quite a bit on the black market.

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#13

Moldy Hair Dryers

Moldy Hair Dryers

From a flight attendant on layover in New York City, the Captain from the crew found a giant cockroach on the ceiling of his room.

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Ellen Turner
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8 months ago

the big-ass bug might be worse

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#14

Not So Grate

Not So Grate

What the hell? At an airport hotel in Syracuse.

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Jasmina Pavlovic
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8 months ago

Ihhhhh...something died inside. 🤢

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#15

Sink Driibleage

Sink Driibleage

Another look at some under-the-sink grossness at a Comfort Inn in DC from a flight attendant being a tourist.

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Stimpy
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8 months ago

Disgusting, yes. But those kind of sinks are also just stupid. Unnecessarily hard to clean...

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#16

Hotel Blurred Pee Pee

Hotel Blurred Pee Pee

Discovered by a flight attendant on layover in LA. She reported it to the carrier so she wouldn’t get blamed.

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Ben Smith
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8 months ago

Looks like a 12 year old boy was a previous guest

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#17

Someone Really Wanted To Get In

Someone Really Wanted To Get In

Someone REALLY wanted to get in to this room at the Galt House in Louisville.

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John L
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8 months ago

Or changed the lock to something more modern?

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#18

Layover Filth

Layover Filth

From an airport hotel in Orlando. Nice. Probably not a tub you’d want to take a bath in.

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K. LNU
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8 months ago

Never take a bath in hotel... unless you pack your own bleach and cleaning products.

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#19

There Probably Wasn’t Much Of A View Anyway

There Probably Wasn’t Much Of A View Anyway

From a flight attendant on layover in Corpus Christi. She blames the opaque window crud on: “salt air and the petrochemical plants on every street corner.”

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YoyoSthlm
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8 months ago

Not really the hotels fault, is it?

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#20

When Electroluxe Meets Flobee

When Electroluxe Meets Flobee

On an international jaunt, “I would like to proclaim my absolute hatred for these types of hairdryers. Not only does it look like a vacuum cleaner or a Flowbee, but it takes me 25 minutes to dry my hair with this POS.”

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Not what you think.
Community Member
8 months ago

Are you sure that's a hair dryer? Are you sure it doesn't belong in a Ghostbusters movie?

Jacey Lynn
Community Member
8 months ago

Haha Lol

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Little One
Community Member
8 months ago

Reminds me of something you'd find in a shower block on a campsite and have to pay 20p per minute to use

Tamiko
Community Member
8 months ago

I remember these being on camping sites. I've not seen one in years but memories are happily coming back

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Becky Moore
Community Member
8 months ago

I've never seen anything like it. Any hotel I've been in have hairdryers, it's a pretty standard thing

Jim Ellington
Community Member
8 months ago

Why would one expect a hotel to provide a hair dryer?

Mary Jo
Community Member
8 months ago

Because most of them do.

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Troy Currie
Community Member
8 months ago

Carry your own damn universal electric dryer (run on 110 or 220)

Belinda Crum
Community Member
8 months ago

That's a hair dryer?

Rissie
Community Member
8 months ago

Just bring your own.

Tiny Dynamine
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8 months ago

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Oh, boo hoo. Poor little princess.

Mary Jo
Community Member
8 months ago

You're an ass.

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#21

Hotel Door Jam

Hotel Door Jam

The airlines have protocols and procedures to protect their flight crews on layovers and savvy employees learn the do’s and don’ts of life on the road. But sometimes the lodging doesn’t accommodate. From a flight attendant on her night between flights.

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Katherine Boag
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8 months ago

What's wrong here?

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#22

Multi-Tasking With Your Bidet

Multi-Tasking With Your Bidet

At the Intercontinental Hotel in Amman Jordan courtesy of one of the legions of harried, under-paid, over-abused sky waitrons.

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YoyoSthlm
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8 months ago

Why not use the sink??

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#23

Hotel Spider

Hotel Spider

A flight attendant at a hotel in Milwaukee found this little bugger lowering itself down to join her in bed. Shrieks and hairspray sent it RAPIDLY back up to safety on the ceiling.

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Clavelle
Community Member
8 months ago

This wouldn't bother me as much as the nasty toilets.🤣

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