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22 Hotel Hacks That'll Blow Your Freakin' Mind

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1. Close the weird gap in your blackout curtains with the clips of a hanger.

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2. Use the folded sheets to create a pocket for your phone when you don't have a nightstand.

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3. Attach your car's air vent clip to the A/C unit if your room smells funky.

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4. Use a hanger to hold the hotel door open while you bring in all of your belongings.

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5. Attach your keys to your phone charger so you don't forget either of them when you leave.

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6. Or, if you've forgotten a charger entirely, ask the front desk to loan you one that somebody else left behind.

@81smallz one life hack is whenever you're in a hotel go to the front desk and ask for one, people leave all the time!

7. Take a piece of plastic from one of the cups and screw them under the caps of your toiletries. That way, if they leak, you don't have anything to worry about.

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8. Or use those same bags to put over your TV remote so you don't have to deal with germs.

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9. Use a coffee cup to amplify your phone's sound when you forget to bring your speaker.

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10. Avoid overpriced mini bar charges by restocking it yourself with the same liquor from a drug store nearby (if it doesn't have fancy pressure plates).

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11. Flip a paper cup upside down and poke through the middle to make a toothbrush holder.

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12. Block outside noise and light with a strategically placed towel.

#HotelHack: Roll up a towel and wedge it under the door to block the hall light and noise. #hotel

13. In a pinch, use the back of a book of matches as a nail file.

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14. If you don't have a mini fridge, keep your things cold by filling up your sink with ice.

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15. Or, if you want something portable, put a fresh liner in the garbage can and fill that up with ice to create a giant cooler.

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16. If your hotel requires a card for the power to stay on, throw any type of card in there to charge your devices while you're away.

#hotelhack- When u going out n need to charge your gadgets #lifehacks #traveldiaries #travel

17. When making your hotel breakfast toast, position your butter on top of the toaster while your bread is in there to get it to a spreadable consistency.

My little hotel breakfast buffet hack. Put rock hard butter on toaster for 1 min.Now it's spreadable. #traveltips101

18. And use a coffee cup at the juice machine so you don't have to keep refilling it.

19. Bring a reusable water bottle to refill in the hotel gym instead of paying for bottled water.

Travel hack: bring a reusable water bottle and go to your hotel gym to fill it up. I’ve found this makes me more likely to stay hydrated on trips 👍🏾

20. DIY a humidifier by running a towel under hot water and placing it on a table in front of the air vent.

@mikeney's MacGyver-style hotel humidifier (last photo adds ice...)

21. If you don't have a wall charger, check the back of the TV. It usually has a place to plug in a USB cord and you can charge your device.

Hotel room tip: when you've forgotten to pack a converter plug for your powerbank, charge it with the USB socket on the TV.

22. And use hot water from the coffee maker to perfectly craft a cup of instant noodles.

Hotel Room Food Hack: making ramen noodle soup by getting hot water out of the coffee maker!

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