toiletries provided?

6 Dec 2008 Katie asked

this might seem like a silly question but this is my first trip o/s and im trying to reduce my luggage.<BR><BR>im doing new york new year and also LA to the Bay and i was wondering if the hotels we stay in provide any of the toiletries like shampoo or conditioner and soap, or would we be better off bringing our own?<BR><BR>thanks <img src="" alt="Smiler" width="15" height="15"><!--graemlin::)-->
  • 6 Dec 2008 Pervy said


    Can’t remember seeing toiletries at the hotels. There is always a chance to buy shampoo and the likes at a wal greens. They are all over the place in New York, this can save space and weight for your flight over.

  • 6 Dec 2008 gig08 said


    I know some hotels did have toiletries, but not all of them. I’d go with Pervy’s idea and just stop in at a drugstore when you get to NY and pick up what you need there Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->

  • 7 Dec 2008 Ando said


    I think all the places we stayed in on the Grand Southern had toiletries in the bathroom.

    Duane Reade is a pharmacy you’ll find in more places than Maccas in NYC – don’t let the word “Pharmacy” throw you off – each one is like a small supermarket.

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