Awesome lap desk deal at Hampton Inn

I’m in the middle of a road trip vacation, and while driving from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Mackinaw City we stayed at a Hampton Inn in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Now, the hotel itself was fine. It was actually better than fine – the folks at the front desk were very helpful when we checked in, and even put us in the perfect room – and we had a great night.

The awesome part is the deal I got on one of their lap desks. If you’ve stayed at a Hampton Inn, you know that they have these nifty lap desks in their rooms. They’re pretty nice, with elastic bands to keep papers in place and a nice faux leather cusion on the back. As lap desks go, they’re pretty nice – nicer than I’ve found just about anywhere. So I decided to get one – or at least ask what they cost.

Take a guess…

Sixteen dollars.

Hampton Inn Lapdesk

Can you believe it? There isn’t even a Hampton Inn logo on it anywhere. I’m guessing that price requires a paid stay, but if you’re staying anyway it’s a real bargain.

[UPDATE – August 2009] Ok, today I’m getting a ton of hits on this from a tweet someone made. Apparently the price I got was a fluke, but Hampton Inn does still sell the desks for $55 on their site.

5 thoughts on “Awesome lap desk deal at Hampton Inn

  1. I have seen the awesome lap desk too. But my experience is that they won’t sell it to you but direct you to the Hampton web site, where it is $55.


  2. At my Hotel we have sold or given many lap desks to our guest’s we follow the Hampton 100% and feel we need to do whatever it takes to make you love the Hampton!


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