This "Shower Review Flying J Virginia Fort Chiswell" is a review of the shower facility at the Flying J Travel Center in Fort Chiswell, VA, USA.
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|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,
Fort Chiswell, VA,
I-81/I-77, exit 80
|On what date did you have this truck stop shower (month, day, year)?:||September 8, 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?:||8|
|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?:||No special attributes|
|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,
|What was the quality of the bath towel(s)?:||Too thin|
|How many towel hooks were in the room and where were they?:||3,
Opposite shower stall
|How was the mirror?:||Clean upon arrival,
Positioned well for tall and short drivers,
A light was over it,
Did not fog up during my shower
|How was the fan in the room?:||There was no fan|
|How was the humidity in the room?:||Comfortable|
|How was the temperature in the room?:||Comfortable|
|How were the electrical outlets?:||Worked well|
|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
|Was counter space near the sink or space on back of sink adequate?:||No, it wasn't big enough for
all my toiletries
|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?:||Yes, clean and flushed well|
|How was any seat in the room?:||The seat was built-in and big enough 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|
|Was there anything else noteworthy about your shower experience?:||There was a "friction strip"
along the top of the lip separating the shower stall from the rest of
the room. I assume this is to keep users from slipping when stepping on
Although the main light in the room had space for two light bulbs, one was burned out.
The liquid soap dispensers at the sink and in the shower stall had soap in them. The soap at the sink seemed a bit thin.
The main light fixture in the middle of the room had room for two light bulbs but one was burned out.
|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 places on the
ceiling where the surface was cracked (as in cracked paint). This is
possibly due to excessive moisture in the room.
The friction strip on the top of the lip going into and coming out of the shower stall at the Flying J at Fort Chiswell, VA.
One of the two light bulbs was burned out in the main fixture in my shower room at the Flying J at Fort Chiswell, VA.
The cracked paint on the ceiling near a vent in my shower room at the Flying J in Fort Chiswell, VA.
The cracked paint near a vent with a little dust on it in my shower room at the Flying J in Fort Chiswell, VA.