Tripadvisor has released its 2011 Top 10 Dirtiest Hotels list and one in Virginia made the grade. Grade F, that is.
The Palm Grove Hotel & Suites in Virginia Beach is rated ninth worst by Tripadvisor users receiving 1 1/2 stars and a "terrible" rating by 164 of 214 reviewers.
Here are some of the highlights:
"When a 5-year-old says 'mommy this hotel is dirty and i wanna go home,' then the hotel must be really nasty and filthy." -LoveyDovey2010
Planck6626 warns of peeling wallpaper, broken tiles, broken plumbing fixtures, holes in the walls, stained carpet. And to top it off, the heat was broken — they were offered extra blankets when they complained the following morning.
"We found a baby bottle laying next to our bed upon entering the room, sand in the floor and on the sheets, beer bottles on the balcony. When I called front desk they told me they would have a maid clean up while we were out ... money came up missing out of the room which had a safe that DID NOT WORK, yet we had to pay for!!!!!" -cathycollins6
Click here to read the rest of the reviews. And if you're curious about the best-of-the-best, Tripadvisor has its Top 25 Travelor's Choice hotels list for U.S. hotels too. Henderson's Wharf Inn in Baltimore is No. 2 on the list.