What Not To Put In The Honeymoon Suite

Every year, people get married. And when they do, they often book a hotel room.

If you have a honeymoon suite in your hotel, you want it to be a welcoming and inviting environment. You want the couple to enjoy their stay.

If you keep it simple and are sensitive to the situation, you shouldn’t make any mistakes. A few extras, like food and beverages in a gift basket or mini fridge, a complimentary couple’s massage, or a note acknowledging their marriage, can go a long way. But this is something hotels can get wrong.

Here are some mistakes to avoid, and things not to put in the honeymoon suite.

Questionable Food Or Beverage
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