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Old June 7th, 2006, 07:38 PM
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How long does it usually take for room service to arrive. I realize that it depends on what you order, but for instance a couple of sandwiches and desert.
In a hotel, you can wait a long time.
Do you tip the server? I know the mandatory tip fee is in effect, but just wondered.
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We've never waited longer than 30 minutes and usually sooner. We usually tip a couple $ in the morning for coffee, juice and danish but for lunch we add a couple more. We love room service!!!
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Old June 8th, 2006, 07:26 PM
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Hi gmann,

I agree with CA Cruiser. We never waited more than 30 minutes, and usually much less.

The room service server is not included in your automatic tips, so we tip $2.00-$5.00 depending on how much we order.
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When ever I ordered room service, on Princess they told me how lone it would be! But it was always there before the time they stated!
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 07:55 PM
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We have found that for the most part our food has been delivered in 10 to 15 minutes. Unless it is during a "rush hour" IE breakfast hours etc. Then we usually have the food within 30 minutes. As to tipping we always give the server a dollars or so. HTH Regards Mac
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Old February 24th, 2007, 08:12 PM
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Longest I have waited was 10 minutes and I tipped the waitress.

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Old April 7th, 2007, 08:54 PM
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We waited 10 minutes max on our Spirit cruise.

45 minutes was about average on the Conquest this past March.

We tipped everytime......

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