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What is the best way to deal with "reserved" seats at place like a hotel pool?

If no other seat was available then I would address it with a member of staff. Tell them the situation and let them decide what the course of action is in this case. They are far more able to move and ...
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What is the best way to deal with "reserved" seats at place like a hotel pool?

I would recommend that you first find another seat. Particularly around a pool, people often spend time in the pool and, if it's busy, you may not know who the items belong to and they may be nearby, ...
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"Reserved" seats at crowded food court?

Reserving seats in a place with high and fast throughput is rude because it works against the concept of the restaurant. So keep in mind that the seat reservers are being rude, not you. An easy way ...
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"Reserved" seats at crowded food court?

"Hit and run,"(the latter if necessary) seems like the way to go. For several reasons. Someone may have left their bag behind, and the table is not really "reserved." You may be finished before the ...
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“Reserved” seats at crowded food court? (Japan)

On this Kyoto University thread, someone describes what they do in such cases: 4人で席取りしてた奴らの机に「席取り禁止」の三角ポストを4つ置いてやったことはある。 My translation: On a table where 4 seats were "reserved", I placed 4 ...
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“Reserved” seats at crowded food court? (Japan)

Reserving seats in a place with high and fast throughput is rude because it works against the concept of the restaurant. So keep in mind that the seat reservers are being rude, not you. An easy way ...
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What is the best way to deal with "reserved" seats at place like a hotel pool?

Do you confront them politely, move their towel (etc), or just search for an "available" seat? You should reverse it. The first option is to search for an "available seat". If it is not available, ...
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