Hotel Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hotel quotes, hotel sayings, and hotel proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


No matter how nice a hotel is, it's not home.     

Bill Kreutzmann

I rarely stay in hotels because I have friends all over the world.     

Cilla Black

Hotel life is about the same in every latitude.     

Fanny Fern

Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.     

Laura Marano

A spa hotel? It's like a normal hotel, only in reception there's a picture of a pebble.     

Rhod Gilbert

All good hotels tend to lead people to do things they wouldn't necessarily do at home.     

Andre Balazs

Of course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service.     

Joan Didion

Super-luxury hotels are being built in outer space. The new type of heaven is being offered to humans.     

Toba Beta

It is expensive to live in hotels, even cheap ones - more expensive than renting.     

Alexander Chee

When you come to a hotel room, you want it to be grand, functional and beautiful. But you don't want things that are not useful. Sometimes you go to hotels and there are all these frames and pictures of people you don't know, and you end up hiding everything in the drawer, and then housekeeping come and put it out again.     

Diane Von Furstenberg

The strange thing about hotel rooms is that they look familiar and seem familiar and have many of the accoutrements that seem domestic and familiar, but they are really weird, alien and anonymous places.     

Moby

When you get into a hotel room, you lock the door, and you know there is a secrecy, there is a luxury, there is fantasy. There is comfort. There is reassurance.     

Diane Von Furstenberg

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.     

George Bernard Shaw

A hotel is a hotel all the world over, a place essentially vulgar, commonplace, venal, the travesty of a human home.     

Margaret Oliphant

An old small hotel is much more valuable than a seven-star hotel because the former has a spirit and a literary posture!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

The smell of the carpet in a hotel room is the same everywhere.     

Linda Ronstadt

The loneliest place to be is a hotel room in a big city in early evening.     

Willa Gibbs

Hotel rooms inhabit a separate moral universe.     

Tom Stoppard

A hotel isn't like a home, but it's better than being a house guest.     

William Feather

I love hotels to which, at 4 a.m., you can bring along a midget, a bear, and four ladies, drag them to your room and no one cares about it at all.     

Janis Joplin

What we need are individuals and families who feel a responsibility to help build and to help run the hotel. When that happens the hotel becomes a home.     

George Yeo

And we cannot make a hotel a home by preventing the guests from leaving.     

George Yeo

When Singaporeans in their little platoons struggle to make life a little better for themselves and for their fellow countrymen, they develop the affections and traditions which make our hotel a home.     

George Yeo

The problem is how to make Singapore more than just a nice hotel to stay in, how to make it a home worth living and caring for.     

George Yeo

The human mind should be like a food hotel— open the year round.     

William Lyon Phillips

This 'going into Europe' will not turn out to be a thrilling mutual exchange supposed. It is more like nine middle-aged couples with failing marriages meeting in a darkened bedroom in a Brussels hotel for a Group Grope.      

E.P. Thompson

A hotel is just a place to lay your head.     

Nancy Hopkins Reily

If the time difference is great, book your hotel room for the previous night so you can have it available when you arrive.     

Nancy Hopkins Reily

Be aware that hotel thieves often converse with a person on the elevator, then get off on the same floor, wait until you open your door, then barge into your room.     

Nancy Hopkins Reily

Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel.      

Judge Sturgess

An operation that provides accommodation and ancillary services to people away from home.     

Peter Jones

Two Jacksons or / Four sawbucks / Upfront—$40. / No credit cards, no I.D.; / Beyond, beneath, / Battered neon lights / The Blues Hotel / Weathered time’s ravages / Struck cords of commerce as / Hookers dispense advice / Like ATM machines— / Service for a price.     

Sterling Warner

Welcome to the Hotel California / Such a lovely place (such a lovely place) / Such a lovely face / Plenty of room at the Hotel California / Any time of year (any time of year) / You can find it here.     

Glen Lewis Frey

As the hotel is a meeting place of social elites, all the grace and etiquette associated with good society comes into play.     

S.Andrews

I stayed in a really old hotel last night. They sent me a wake-up letter.     

Steven Wright

There was a girl knocking on my hotel room door all night! Finally, I let her out.     

Henny Youngman

Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to.     

Sir Richard Branson

A hotel should relieve travelers of their insecurity and loneliness. It should make them feel warm and cozy.     

Bill Kimpton

Here I am, in a lovely hotel room, with my own bathroom. I have never experienced such an incredible luxury.     

Ellen Emerson White

A hotel room all to myself is my idea of a good time.     

Cheslea Handler

People think being famous is so glamorous, but half the time you're in a strange hotel room living out of a suitcase.     

Ja Rule

Everybody is corrupted by hotel rooms. You can't help it. It's the only place in the world where you walk in and the first thing you do is steal everything before you take your coat off.     

Dylan Moran

People should be allowed to do whatever they want in the privacy of their own home or their own hotel room.     

Rob Lowe

I just love to go home, no matter where I am, the most luxurious hotel suite in the world, I love to go home.     

Michael Caine

Interesting things come your way but as you get older, your lifestyle changes. I don't want to travel; I don't want to be in a hotel room away from my family.     

Gary Oldman