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Shower Review Flying J South Carolina Latta


This "Shower Review Flying J South Carolina Latta" is a review of the shower facility at the Flying J Travel Center in Latta, SC, USA.

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Driver Info and Shower Info Overview:
"Shower Review Flying J South Carolina Latta"

First Name: Mike
Last Name: Simons
Country: United States
You are a...: Company Driver
How many total years of professional driving experience do you have? (Please put fractions in decimals, such as 1/2 is 0.5): 10.5
What is the name and location of the truck stop shower you are reviewing? (Example: XYZ Truck Stop, MyTown, MyState, I-### at exit ###): Flying J Travel Center,
Latta, SC,
I-95, exit 181
On what date did you have this truck stop shower (month, day, year)?: August 28, 2010
How did you pay for this truck stop shower?: Free with minimum fuel purchase
How long was your wait for this shower?: No waiting
How were showers assigned?: Via clerk at desk,
Shower assignment could be seen on display
What shower number did you have?: 4



Shower Room Overview:
"Shower Review Flying J South Carolina Latta"

Did you need to see the attendant and did the attendant meet your needs quickly?: Yes, I needed to see the attendant and my needs were met quickly
What special attributes did the shower room have?: Small
How would you rate the cleanliness of the shower room upon your arrival?: Pretty clean but not exceptional
What was the level of dust on the top of light fixtures, air vents and fan?: A little
What was waiting for your use/enjoyment in the shower room upon your arrival?: Towel: two,
Washcloth,
Bathmat: paper
What was the quality of the bath towel(s)?: Too thin
How many towel hooks were in the room and where were they?: 3,
Directly outside shower stall
How was the mirror?: Positioned well for tall and short drivers,
A light was over it,
Fogged up during my shower,
Other (please share in comments below)
How was the fan in the room?: There was no fan
How was the humidity in the room?: Too humid and water condensed on solid surfaces
How was the temperature in the room?: Comfortable
How were the electrical outlets?: Worked well




Shower Specifics:
"Shower Review Flying J South Carolina Latta"

How was the shower designed?: I could turn on the water without getting wet,
There was a shower curtain and it was adequate,
There was a light in the shower and it worked well,
I did not feel cramped in the shower stall
How was the shower water temperature and pressure?: Water temperature and water pressure could not be controlled independently,
Water temperature stayed consistent,
Water pressure fluctuated slightly,
Water pressure was just right.
How did you find the shower head and spray?: Spray width was just right,
Shower head was like one used in a home,
Shower head was at a good height



Shower Room Specifics:
"Shower Review Flying J South Carolina Latta"

Was counter space near the sink or space on back of sink adequate?: Yes, it was adequate
Did you feel cramped while sitting on the toilet?: No, I had adequate room
Was the toilet clean (nothing in bowl and no debris on surface) and did it flush well?: Not clean but flushed well
How was any seat in the room?: The seat was built-in and too small for an oversized shower bag
Was there a blow dryer in the room?: No
Was there a letter from the manager in the room thanking you for your business?: No
Was there any mold or mildew in the room (such as on the grout in the shower stall)?: Yes, a little
What locks or restrictors were on the door?: Deadbolt lock only




Notes, Grade, Recommendation, Comments:
"Shower Review Flying J South Carolina Latta"

Was there anything else noteworthy about your shower experience?: Both the light over the mirror and the light in the shower were controlled by separate additional light switches on the wall.
I thought that the type of shower head in Shower #4 could be adjusted to give different types of spray, but in rotating it, the spray never did change.
From the time I entered this shower room until I left, there were drops of water falling from the vent over the sink. If I'm not badly mistaken, some of the water falls on top of the light over the mirror, which could eventually lead to electrical problems.
As soon as I entered the room and looked around, I noticed that while the toilet seat was up (indicating that it had been cleaned), the water was cloudy (indicating that it had not been cleaned or flushed prior to my arrival).
Based on your personal expectations, what grade would you give to this shower facility and your shower experience today (A+ is best; F- is worst)?: B+
Based on your experience today, would you recommend this shower facility to other professional drivers?: Maybe
Additional comments:: There were two soap dispensers in the room: one in the shower stall and one near the sink. The former had soap in it; the latter did not.
Even though the towels were thin, I'm glad that there were two waiting for me in the shower room. I wish all travel center showers provided two towels automatically, even if they are thick.







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