This "Shower Review Pilot North Carolina Pleasant Hill" is a review of the shower facility at the Pilot Travel Center in Pleasant Hill, NC, 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 ###):||Pilot Travel Center,
Pleasant Hill, NC,
I-95, exit 180
|On what date did you have this truck stop shower (month, day, year)?:||September 21, 2010|
|How did you pay for this truck stop shower?:||Free with minimum fuel purchase|
|How long was your wait for this shower?:||Less than 10 minutes|
|How were showers assigned?:||Via clerk at desk|
|What shower number did you have?:||1|
|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)?:||Thick and thirsty like a
|How many towel hooks were in the room and where were they?:||3,
Directly outside shower stall
|How was the mirror?:||Clean upon arrival,
Positioned well for tall and short drivers,
Did not fog up during my shower
|How was the fan in the room?:||Fan worked well and was adjustable|
|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 fluctuated slightly,
Water pressure was consistent,
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 too high to be adjusted by short users
|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 movable 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?:||Door restrictor only|
|Was there anything else noteworthy about your shower experience?:||The previous user tightened
the shower knob so tight that it took a good bit of "oomph" to turn it
The "seat" in the room was actually a tall stool, only big enough to hold the paper bath mats, towels and soap. This was certainly not big enough to hold an oversized shower bag.
Although it appeared that there had been some tiles replaced in the shower stall, one was missing and there was a good bit of evidence of "grout fatigue." This could be due to age, heavy usage or staff working to remove mold or mildew from the tiles. See photos.
As far as the "door restrictor" is concerned, it was actually a sliding lock.
There was really no need to operate the fan in this shower room as there was plenty of ventilation or air movement without it.
The light, while not directly over the mirror, was over my head and I had no problems seeing while shaving.
|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::|| If I counted correctly,
there are only 4 shower rooms at this location.
There was also a "shower ownership" label outside the Shower #1 door with two names on it.
|A photo of the sink, counter and movable seat in Shower #1 at the Pilot in Pleasant Hill, NC.|
The shower stall in Shower #1 at the Pilot in Pleasant Hill, NC.
|The sliding lock on the back of the door of Shower #1 at the Pilot in Pleasant Hill, NC.|
One view of the tiles in the shower stall of Shower #1 at the Pilot in Pleasant Hill, NC.
Notice the 'grout fatigue' between the tiles.