Unconvivial hotel environments for travellers

Modern hotels and motels often provide an unconvivial atmosphere for the traveller. Although he needs company, he is frequently put into a self-contained and self-sufficient room where his likely recourse is to watch TV alone. This is a strange contrast with former eras, when the inn was a place where strangers met for a night to eat and drink, play cards, tell stories and share their extraordinary adventures.
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