Do you always leave your cabin clean before the steward is expected?

Fess up now, do you neaten the room when you know the steward will be in?  I have to admit that I do this but then again I don't leave my cabin messy ever.  OK there was one time that we arrived late back to the boat from a shore excursion & we only had 5 minutes to change for dinner.  I apologized to the steward for the cluttered mess but he told me that he sees a whole lot worse.  He said that he couldn't believe that we even made it to dinner.  Gloria

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For the most part, it is clean.

used towels on the bathroom floor is the biggest mess. But that's how they know to change them. Laundry is in the closet, in the bag.

How much of a mess can you leave on a daily basis ?

We book an inside cabin.....They are small.... My wife is a neat freak....nuff said?

You can't count dirty towels that we are told to leave on the floor. Gloria

Johngold, it is a good thing that your wife is neat. In a small stateroom that is difinitely a plus.

I cruise solo a lot now days , so they like cleaning my cabin not to messy,and they can clean it fast

I keep mine exceptionally neat so that the steward is in and out fast. I hate when I come back for something only to find him/her in there. For some reason I hate to bother them unless I really need something right away. They are always so polite. They have so many rooms to clean. I asked how many one time and the steward said ten. Gloria

We don’t make our own bed and we leave the used towels on the floor. If we have room service we leave the dishes stacked on the table. Those are all “messy” compared to home.

I think Gloria asked the wrong question. Let’s make it: “Fess up now, who’s a slob on vacation?”

This is the internet; no one’s going to judge you!Wink Are people leaving dirty underwear hanging from the lampshades? More importantly, is there a standard service provided by room stewards that we don’t even know about because we’re too neat? I rarely look into other rooms as we walk by but I think I’ll have to start...

oK I do glance into open room just to compare with mine, of course. They do really mostly all look the same. Now I would never ask passengers if they are slobs, WeCruiseToo. I am way to polite for that, OK maybe inhibited might be the right word. I do leave the bed unmade but pull up the covers so it looks kinda neat. Why do I do this, I don't know. My husband doesn't. I give him credit. He is right, it is the steward's job to do this but I can't help myself. Gloria


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