Complimentary free bottles of water.

Old Jul 20, 19, 10:41 pm
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Complimentary free bottles of water.

Do most Hilton (all brands) hotels offer a choice of still or sparkling water ?
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Old Jul 20, 19, 10:41 pm
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I've never been offered this choice. It has always been still water.
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Old Jul 20, 19, 11:43 pm
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Usually I am given one still and one sparkling, but I'd rather have two still.
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In Germany you will often have one still and one sparkling or sparkling only.
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Old Jul 21, 19, 3:22 am
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Itís completely random, but the majority of the time there is two bottles, one still and one sparking in the room. More recently there has been a trend to brown bag a couple of your choice at reception. In the HGI I recently had two sparkling waiting for me in the fridge, the horror!

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Old Jul 21, 19, 5:03 am
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It's by hotel. So Hilton Gatwick offers the choice at the check-in desk but in the rooms they only put still. Heathrow T4 and T5 will provide sparkling on request, T4 in particular may give a large bottle. Wembley can only do still water. Metropole does one of each, as do many (most?) German, Swiss, Eastern Europe, Spanish, Italian Hiltons and HGIs. In Asia, Africa, Middle East and North America you are generally not going to be offered sparkling water except via executive lounges where they exist (and outside North America). In Australia, New Zealand, South America it should be possible at least on request to the front desk. Away from HGIs, Hiltons and Conrads, I doubt you're going to see much complementary sparkling water, maybe some of the Curios will provide it.
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Old Jul 21, 19, 6:58 am
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Are these basically just complimentary for the first night?
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Old Jul 21, 19, 9:23 am
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Originally Posted by :D! View Post
Usually I am given one still and one sparkling, but I'd rather have two still.
In the USA it seems to be still. In Europe it seems to be you are given both. I'm not sure about rest of world.
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My experience, which is U.K., USA, and the rest of Europe, is that 95% of the time it is just still water either in the room or at check in.

the handful of times I have received sparkling, the front desk have been happy to swap it for still and the one time they only had sparkling, the front desk attendant went to the bar and retrieved a smaller glass bottle of still.
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Old Jul 21, 19, 10:27 am
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Originally Posted by fransknorge View Post
In Germany you will often have one still and one sparkling or sparkling only.
And I believe the still one is complimentary and the sparkling one is free...
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Old Jul 21, 19, 5:31 pm
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Are these basically just complimentary for the first night?
In my experience in Europe, yes. But in Japan I've been given complimentary bottled water everyday during my stay.
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Old Jul 21, 19, 6:39 pm
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In my experience in Europe, yes. But in Japan I've been given complimentary bottled water everyday during my stay.
It varies from hotel to hotel, but my experience is that in Europe especially the UK, you usually get complimentary bottle water every day during the stay.
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Old Jul 21, 19, 8:13 pm
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In the Hilton Milton Keynes (UK) you get a random selection waiting in your room, in keeping with the attention to detail at the hotel.
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