Room service tipping?

We paid for gratuities already. Does that include room service or should we pay for room service with cash and how much?Happy

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When you sign for the room service items, there will be a charge on it for tips. If you want you can add to that or slip the server a tip.. up to you.

 

Bring a stack of $1 for tips.  For room service, if it’s a regular meal, tip as if you were in one of the restaurants.  If it’s just snacks, $1/plate is pretty standard.

We enjoy having room service early morning coffee and a piece of fruit while getting ready for the day, so we tip $2-3 each morning.

We tip for room service..cabin steward gives you extra attention

I usually tip $10/day on top of the daily charge.  I’ve talked to several room stewards and really feel sorry for them.  Also I got treated like crap on the Crown Princess by my room steward and I’m going to make sure that never happens again.  Wish I had turned his name in.  I’m always a big tipper on land also.

 

I seldom use room service but when I do, I usually base the tip on how much the order would be if I ordered it in a restaurant. Also, please keep in mind how far the person will be walking from the galley and the number of decks they will need to travel. And a good rule of thumb is that same person may be getting your order the next time you call and how much you tipped on the previous order can determine the if they deliver your order first or last. 

 

 

Im with Bak on this.  I have a bunch of singles to tip with.  Room service I tip two or three dollars at a time

We usually just get snacks and tip a few dollars. 

Most ships now have full, or at least, expanded menus for room service.  These orders deserve a higher tip.  IMHO

What does the cabin steward do? Is he or she in charge of cleaning ?or everything related to the room ? Is there a new person making my bet everyday?just curious as to how this works. 

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