Shower Review Loves Virginia Max
This "Shower Review Loves Virginia Max Meadows" is a
of the shower facility at the Love's Travel Stop in Max Meadows, VA,
based upon our
expectations of what a shower facility that caters to professional
truck drivers of commercial motor vehicles should be like, our own
preferences (especially in comparison to a home bathroom), and our
Location: Love's Travel
I-81, exit 84
- Showers assigned by clerk
(not automatically via kiosk)
- On this particular day at
the time we showed up for a shower, we had no wait.
- Shower is free with
gallon purchase of fuel from a Love's Travel Stop anywhere in the
nation within the last 7 days.
Pros: "Shower Review Loves
- One towel and
washcloth were waiting for us
in the shower
- We were able to get two more
towels from the clerk
- Counter space at sink was
sufficient to meet our needs
- Fan worked well (but had a
coating of dust on it)
- Mirror was well positioned on
wall behind sink for
both short and tall drivers
- Water pressure from sink was
- Electrical outlets worked well
- Showerhead could be
positioned as needed
- The washcloths were adequate to
meet our needs.
- Toilet flushed well
- There were two installed soap
holders in the shower stall
- There was a foam soap dispenser
with soap in it in the shower stall
- Built-in seat was almost big
enough for an oversized shower bag.
Cons: "Shower Review Loves
- There was not enough light in
the room. The only two
lights were "over" the mirror and in the shower stall; there were none
installed in the ceiling in the middle of the room.
- Shower water
pressure was inconsistent, especially when a toilet was
- We don't like the "sand
blaster" style of showerhead
- Shower water temperature rose
slightly whenever a toilet was flushed
- Door had no deadbolt lock on it
- Door had no door restrictor
- There were only two towel hooks
in the entire room, and both of those were on the back of the door.
tiles on the wall behind the door were cracked and pieces were missing
(most likely from the door being opened too hard and hitting the
- At one time, there had been a
device installed on the door to close it automatically, but this had
been removed some time ago. No doubt, this missing piece is at least
part of the reason why the tiles on the wall behind the door were
- While shower
configuration was designed to minimize splattering of water outside the
stall, water splattered out anyway (probably because of the force of
the water coming from the showerhead).
- There was no drain installed in
the floor outside the shower stall for splattered shower water to drain
vent in the ceiling had condensation on it when we entered the room.
During the time that Vicki was cleaning up after her shower, a drop of
water fell from the vent onto her arm.
- The towels were somewhat thin.
- There was a housefly buzzing
around in the room.
Overall grade for this
shower at this
facility on a scale of A+ to F- (with A+ being the best, F- being the
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