Travel expert reveals why you should never use the drawers in your hotel room

UNPACKING your suitcase and putting your folded clothes in hotel room drawers can make it feel more homely.

But you might want to keep your stuff in your suitcase, as a travel expert has revealed you should never use the chest of drawers in your hotel room.

Peri Collins answered a question on Quora titled: "What are some things hotel staff won't tell you?", where she revealed that a chest of drawers is not part of a hotel worker's cleaning routine.

She wrote: "Dresser drawers are not on a maid's cleaning list so if a traveller threw dirty underwear in a drawer all week, you will be contaminating your clothing by using any drawers without cleaning/disinfecting them first.

"I carry purse-sized Lysol on car trips or break out bleach wipes from a zip bag after air travel."

And it's not just the drawers that might be filthy in a hotel room.

Ex-hotel manager Janessa Richard has claimed that most hotels do not was their duvets in between guests.

She said: “They wash them maybe once a year which is really freaking gross.

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“So, the first thing you wanna do when you walk into your room – don't go lay down on your bed, take the duvet off!”

She also warned guests not to drink from the glasses in hotel rooms.

She said: "''I would not recommend you drink from those glasses.

''They're often not changed in-between guests, as long as they ''look'' clean.''

Another hotel worker has revealed the grim reason you should never drink the tap water from your hotel bathroom.

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