10 Things Hotels Don't Want You to Know

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Staying in a hotel can be fun, right? You can swim in the pool, try out all the free toiletries, order room service -- and someone else will even make your bed in the morning. A weekend getaway can be very relaxing.

But there are things about hotel life that can sometimes make your stay less enjoyable, like high prices or rooms that aren't exactly spic and span.

Never fear, we've got some tricks for you to try. Being aware of these 10 things -- which hotels would almost certainly prefer to keep under their hats -- can save you money, help you avoid unpleasant surprises and give you have the best hotel stay possible.