Actionable Do Not Disturb

A week ago I stayed at an unexpectedly fantastic hotel: The Marriott Courtyard, in Hyderabad.  I will not sing all the praises I have for this place, but I do want to share one particularly nice feature of this hotel with you.

See that little switch next to the door? It is a doorbell for the room.

I have seen hotels which have a doorbell for each room, so that was not noteworthy in and of itself.

What was significant for me was the “off switch” for the doorbell, placed right next to the bed.

Yes! I can actually be more proactive than hanging a “Do Not Disturb” sign outside my door. What a great touch, the freedom to turn the doorbell off when I want to.