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Can You Take The Towels from A Hotel Room?

Written by Syfa 

Hotels have evolved over time. Whereas they used to be just a "place to sleep" when we were away from home or on business trips, now they also serve as destinations in themselves, like when we opt for staycations.

During a hotel stay, guests enjoy a variety of amenities, whether it's in a luxury establishment or a more basic one. Common items provided include slippers, towels, phones, safety deposit boxes, and an assortment of other comforts.

One might wonder, "Can I take the towels or other items from the hotel room home with me?" Before you're tempted to stash that fluffy hotel towel in your luggage, let's dive deeper into this topic.

Is It Acceptable to Take Hotel Towels Home?

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Different types of hotel towels
Handuk Hotel Wings Fukuoka Japan

In most hotel rooms, guests find a selection of toiletries and cleaning items. These range from towels to soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, toothpaste, body lotions, cotton pads, combs, and more.

While these items are provided for your convenience during your stay, it doesn't necessarily mean they are yours to keep.

Take towels, for instance. They are intended for use during your stay but are not meant to be taken home. The primary reason is that hotels launder and reuse them for the next guests.

This practice applies to all towels provided, be it the regular rectangular ones, Kimono-styled towels, or even the smaller ones used as bath mats.

Handuk Hotel Wings Fukuoka Japan

If you like the quality or design of these towels and wish to own them, the best approach is to ask the hotel staff. They might offer similar ones for purchase. Hotels have varying policies, and some even intentionally sell certain room amenities.

You might be wondering: "Which items can I take without any extra charge?" If you are interested, continue reading to uncover more details in the sections that follow.

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