Yep…I am considering just removing although I think in my market a grill is very important for some guests. But maybe I should start a new thread to take a survery. I am not on the lake, and not part of the resort with pool - so I have to compete with other things. I should prob. do a search in my area with grill as amenity.
K9- Yep, am considering a separate deposit just to get their attention. The thing I don’t want is that they wait till the last day to make me happy. All the while they didn’t care if bear was attracted the other days. Funny thing is they keep the rest of the place fairly clean. I know sometimes these things come in threes. Last group was a couple with one young kid. In town for family reunion and asked permission to have 4 adults over for dinner one night. Group before was 4 adults. Group before that a large group with an adult daughter and boyfriend joining later.
I was trying, trying to give the benefit of the doubt that the person who cooked on the grill just confirmed with the booking person that they cleaned it. I can totally see that scenario happening!! Oh…“did you clean the grill?” - “Yep I sure did.” - then everyone goes on having a good time…
This is like my makeup and staining towels all over again. It took me over a year to adjust wording, etc. - make my lamenated notes and then…bam! - problem solved overnight. It’s just such a strange thing how the communication needs to be accurate.
But I do know that no one will want the “owner” to come over and invade their space…so maybe I will try mentioning that my partner will need to come over if they don’t want to clean it.
New guests checking in today and shall see what happens. It’s just one couple. My partner said the same thing - they might be wanting to see a bear. And here I am talking loudly everytime I have to go to my car - or I walk out on the deck I announce myself.