Hotel guests from Portsmouth ‘among worst in the country’

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Britons have bad bedroom manners when staying in hotels, with people from Portsmouth among the worst behaved, according to a survey.

Some also use false names when checking in, with 5% using hotels to cheat on their partner, the poll by found.

Based on responses from 2,000 people, the survey found people from Coventry, Birmingham and Portsmouth were the worst behaved and most likely to get asked to leave early.

Making too much noise and holding drunken parties were the top reasons for getting kicked out of hotel rooms.

The poll also showed that 33% left their bedroom lights on all day, 21% insisted on fresh towels every day, most pilfered toiletries and 5% used their room to party.

Mickey Mouse, Betty Boop and Donald Duck were among false names given at check-in while 10% made up stories to get a room upgrade, with pretending to be celebrating a birthday the most popular ruse.

Martin Kleinman, director of hotel supply at, said: “Our research reveals that many Brits lead a bit of a hotel double life and get up to all sorts when away from home.

“For most, it’s about relaxing and hanging out, but for some it’s morphing into Mickey Mouse or fibbing their way to an upgrade.”