You know most of these tips I provide are because of little misadventures that I myself have done! I can tell you from first hand experience (last Friday morning in fact) that 6:00 a.m. after a restless night sleep when you have a flight to catch is not the moment to be frantically searching for the hair dryer.
If there are amenities that you are going to need first thing in the morning (like an iron), make sure you look for them and secure their location the night before!
Guess where the Sheraton at the London Heathrow airport keeps their room hair dryer?
In the desk drawer in the work area on the opposite side of the room than the bathroom. After five minutes of frantic searching and two unanswered calls to the front desk on a whim (or last resort) I opened the desk drawer and voila!
Then right after I dried my hair and returned to the bathroom, I spotted this small sign underneath the vanity mirror…
How about you? Ever looked for something in a hotel room that ended up being in an odd location?