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  • Best thing

    Meeting different types of people

    7.8

    Travelodge Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    My team

    Worst thing

    Customers get verbally and physically abusive

    3.7

    Travelodge Employee, April 2022

  • Best thing

    Good team work

    Worst thing

    Not enough time to do the job right

    6.4

    Travelodge Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    The friends I have made while working there.

    Worst thing

    The mess some of the quests leave behind themselves

    8.9

    Travelodge Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    50% staff discount
    Double pay on bank holidays
    Living wage for every staff member regardless of age

    Worst thing

    Hard physical work
    High standard for each room
    Time limits per room

    9.8

    Travelodge Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Discount

    Worst thing

    Too much pressure to get a room cleaned within a certain amount of time, being told you’ve made mistakes in front of customers and other staff

    3.5

    Travelodge Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Good discounts, the housekeeper, manager is nice, regular customers and customers in general seem to be nice

    Worst thing

    Pay is lower than industry average, management could be more organised, rotas should be given 3 weeks in advance but are given less than a week in advance.

    8.0

    Travelodge Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Guests and high expectations from head office

    1.9

    Travelodge Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    50% off discount

    Worst thing

    Getting not appreciated enough and there is massive pressure on the time which you clean a room

    2.8

    Travelodge Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    The people I work with, my managers treat me well, I find my job therapeutic and free food and drink.

    Worst thing

    The state that some of the guests leave their rooms in and some of the targets, for example: I have 20 minutes to clean each room.

    8.2

    Travelodge Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The housekeeping staff

    Worst thing

    One tiny mistake can be overreacted
    Being over stressed and over worked

    1.7

    Travelodge Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Its nice working alone

    Worst thing

    Passive aggressive staff

    3.0

    Travelodge Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The 50% discount and the guests

    Worst thing

    Lone working, no breaks, and running the hotel for 8 hours

    1.8

    Travelodge Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Extra pay for nights

    Worst thing

    Working nights

    3.0

    Travelodge Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Team
    Independence when working

    Worst thing

    The state some rooms are left in
    Never know how long you’ll be working for until you come in on the day- based on the number of rooms

    6.8

    Travelodge Employee, November 2021

  • Best thing

    Getting on with my colleagues

    Worst thing

    Not enough time to get the work done.

    1.2

    Travelodge Employee, November 2021

  • Best thing

    other staff members

    Worst thing

    management and conditions

    1.1

    Travelodge Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Night shift premium
    50% off rooms and food and drinks

    Worst thing

    Clearing up after other employees who don't do their jobs.
    Unfair rotas.
    No safeguards CCTV.
    Not having the correct health and safety equipment to do tasks as a whole.
    Rotas changes without been told.

    1.1

    Travelodge Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Meeting and greeting the customers and working with my colleagues

    1.1

    Travelodge Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Convenient hours
    Once you’ve done with your job you can leave

    Worst thing

    You could finish later than usual
    Physically demanding
    Stressful

    3.0

    Travelodge Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Talking with nice customers.

    Worst thing

    Outbooking.

    2.8

    Travelodge Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    My team!! We all work so well together,
    The wage
    Lone working at night

    Worst thing

    Cleaning up after lazy people.
    Rude guests who think they are intitled

    8.6

    Travelodge Employee, June 2021

  • Worst thing

    Lone working risks, not getting paid enough for the work done, verbal abuse from guests, not much social and family life.

    1.4

    Travelodge Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Hours round school

    Worst thing

    Other team members expect help/you to do there jobs but never help the housekeepers when needed

    5.5

    Travelodge Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Being able to please customers . And tbe hours work around my children

    8.0

    Travelodge Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Meeting different people

    Worst thing

    Lone working

    5.0

    Travelodge Receptionist, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Hours, current shift pattens

    Worst thing

    Management not caring about team members not doing their jobs properly

    6.9

    Travelodge Bar cafe team member, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Pick and choose your working hours and working with my team

    Worst thing

    Covering sickness

    6.6

    Travelodge Manager, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Okay, on your own, sort out what you’ve got to do, when & how you want to do it. Not been micro managed.

    Worst thing

    Lone worker - not always the best

    7.5

    Travelodge Receptionist, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Flexible and small group of people

    Worst thing

    Shifts

    8.6

    Travelodge Supervisor, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Different guests you get to interact with and have conversations with.
    Always something different.

    Worst thing

    No support from Head office when comes to banning troublemakers as the company don't care as long as we make money.

    4.6

    Travelodge Receptionist, November 2020

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    The guests who stay

    5.5

    Travelodge Housekeeper, August 2020

  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Repairs Being done

    9.1

    Travelodge Supervisor, August 2020

  • Best thing

    Fellow team members

    Worst thing

    Management expecting respect when they don't give respect to their staff.

    1.1

    Travelodge Reception team member, July 2020

  • Best thing

    The people or guests

    Worst thing

    Manager, asst manager

    1.2

    Travelodge Receptionist, July 2020

  • Best thing

    Little meddling from managers

    Worst thing

    Hours

    7.0

    Travelodge Hotel manager, June 2020

  • Best thing

    I love everything about it best company ive ever worked for

    9.7

    Travelodge Hotel supervisor, March 2020

  • Best thing

    I can put my head down and just get on with it

    Worst thing

    Boss changes rotas at the last minute, often to work the next day or a set of days they know I can't work

    3.9

    Travelodge Housekeeper, March 2020

  • Best thing

    The team, management and core are all great and listen. Only a few team members that really push there luck but management are always behind me

    Worst thing

    The customers, treat you like dirt, forget you are a human too just because you work in The hospitatily sector. The way you are treated because it's a budget hotel. The lack of people who your work with because of labour cuts. More responsibility for one person so they save money

    5.5

    Travelodge Supervisor, December 2019

  • Best thing

    Flexible work

    Worst thing

    Dealing with complaint s with no way to resolve

    3.0

    Travelodge Team member, December 2019