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Shower Review Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville

This "Shower Review Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville" is a review of the shower facility at the Loves Travel Stop in Shepherdsville, KY, USA.

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Driver Info and Shower Info Overview: Shower Review Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville

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 ###): Love's Travel Stop,
Shepherdsville, KY,
I-65, exit 116
On what date did you have this truck stop shower (month, day, year)?: September 26, 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
What shower number did you have?: 4

Shower Room Overview: Shower Review Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville

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: one,
What was the quality of the bath towel(s)?: Adequate to meet your needs
How many towel hooks were in the room and where were they?: 2,
On the back of the door
How was the mirror?: Dirty or speckled upon arrival,
Positioned well for tall and short drivers,
A light was over it,
Fogged up during my shower
How was the fan in the room?: Fan worked well and was adjustable
How was the humidity in the room?: Too humid and water condensed on solid surfaces
How was the temperature in the room?: Slightly warm
How were the electrical outlets?: Worked well

Shower Specifics: Shower Review Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville

How was the shower designed?: I could turn on the water without getting wet,
Shower head was pointed to minimize water splattering outside stall,
There was neither a shower door nor a shower curtain ,
There was a light in the shower and it was dim,
I felt 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 stayed consistent,
Water pressure was too high
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 Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville

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?: 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?: None

Notes, Grade, Recommendation, Comments: Shower Review Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville

Was there anything else noteworthy about your shower experience?: Besides the dim light in the shower stall, the only other light in the shower room was over the mirror. There was none on the ceiling.

The water pressure from the shower head was way too high, what I liken to a "sandblaster." It is my opinion that it needs to be backed off by about 1/3.

Both my wife and I banged our elbows on the soap dispenser in the shower stall because it was mounted in the wrong location. It should have been on the same wall as the shower head.

The only lock on the door was the one that could be opened by a key, no deadbolt or door restrictor.

The ventilation in this room was absolutely horrible. The fan could not possibly keep up with the amount of condensation on the mirror when someone was in the shower or freshly out. Water condensed on every solid surface in the room: walls, counter top, toilet, mirror, etc. Management needs to attend to this immediately.
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)?: C+
Based on your experience today, would you recommend this shower facility to other professional drivers?: Maybe
Additional comments:: [None]

Photo: Shower Review Loves Kentucky Shepherdsville

A photo of the very badly fogged up mirror in Shower #4 at the Love's Travel Stop in Shepherdsville, KY.A photo of the very badly fogged up mirror in Shower #4 at the Love's Travel Stop in Shepherdsville, KY.

Vicki took this photo while Mike was taking a shower and the fan was on full blast, indicating that there is a severe ventilation problem in this room.

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