Yes, it’s true. You can Google search bed bugs in hotels
and find many instances of hotels closing for a week or two in order to
solve the problem. In fact, your Google search may have brought you
Whether you’re a hotel owner, business owner, or home owner, we’d
like to offer you some consolation. It’s not your fault! There is a
popular misconception that there is a direct correlation between
cleanliness and bed bug infestation. However, this is not true. The
causes of bed bugs have nothing to do with your socio-economic status
or the organization of your home/hotel/business. (Although, a cluttered
home does give them more places to hide, so it may be harder to get rid
The cause of a bed bug infestation has everything to do with the
fact that you are human, and therefore, a food source. Bed bugs are not
picky about their hosts. As long as there is a source of blood
available to them, you’ll find bed bugs in hotels, business, and homes.
They’re hitchhikers. In order for bed bugs to infest a hotel, they
have to find a ride on someone or something. Only two bed bugs (male
& female) have to get into the luggage, clothing, or bedding of
their host to cause a potential infestation.
Download our free eBook Bed Bugs: 12 Tips to Help You Sleep Easy to learn more about bed bugs in hotels and other places where they’ve been found such as dorm rooms and military barracks.