Would you stay in motorhome when visiting friends?

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Stay in motorhome or stay in friends spare room

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  1. dippingatoe

    dippingatoe Read Only Funster

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    Just interested to know who would stay in their own motorhome in preference to someones spare room if visiting friends?
     
  2. Baycott

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    We frequently visit our son in Princes Risborough and always take the MoHo. Just gives us that extra bit of privacy ;)
     
  3. Stroppy Bird

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    I have done - but then their spare room was very small with a single bed and there were two of us. And it meant our facilities were en suite as opposed to traipsing downstairs in the middle of the night to use the bathroom.
     
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    I got my van so that I can take birds and dogs with me. I would not "unpack" them into friends' houses, nor would I sleep inside a house and leave them alone.
     
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    We always take MoHo if there is room. One can't waltz around in a friends house in ones pants as one can in one's MoHo - can one?

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    Trikeman.;)
     
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    If the option is there we always take the MoHo .. Done it loads of times and indeed, when a MoHo owner has visited us in the past, they have stayed in their van even though there was the choice of a room in the house
     
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    Husband is in a wheelchair and many family members homes are not accessible. Neither are the toilet facilities. So the Motorhome will be a boon. They can come to us!
     
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    Our friends and family have got used to us visiting and going out the door to where our van is parked at bedtime.

    We have everything we need in the van and it saves having to make up spare beds etc, dog prefers the familiar territory of the van too. We like our first cup of tea very early in the morning and so don't disturb anyone.

    Paul
     
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  9. Daisie

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    we have done the same over the years, especially loving having that first cuppa in the morning.
    Now when anyone visits us they have the MH , it gives them privacy and the chance of a cuppa before descending on us. But as grandson is now 18yrs and 6ft tall, too tall for the over the cab bed so relegated to lounge floor or conservatory, or tent in garden with portaloo.
    No I do not give up my bed.!!
     
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    If we have the choice, we prefer our MH but if the house we are visiting has room for 4 of us and is dog & cat-free, we will stay inside.
     
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    Bad habit that first cuppa in bed in the morning , started when we first started camping 40 odd years ago, and now I have retired that bad habit has continued at home aswell, but sometimes I ask hubby if he wants a cuppa and turn over, so guess who gets the job, no not me.
     
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  12. stephen harwood

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    van and dogs perfect ,oh sorry and wife
     
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    we always stay in the van even when offer the master bedroom we just don't like a strange bead and sleep better in the van than we do at home
    bill
     
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    Yep prefer it, visit, plug in, fill with water, eat all their food, drink all their drink and sod off while they are still drunk;)
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    Only kidding:D I usually fill with water before we leave:)
     
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    Always take our own stuff and the van if we can - own space to relax. Nothing more annoying than waking at the 'normal' time then lying there waiting for them to get up trying not to make any noise. In your own you can get up shower make a cuppa and sit and watch telly until there is signs of life. Much better.
     
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    We often stay in ours to visit friends and family too as it gives us all breathing space which we prefer. We sometimes tag on a few extra days on the way or way back to visit somewhere else.
     
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    Van every time :D
     
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  18. PeteH

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    Always. Especially with my Youngest Son, who`s wife has 5 cats. Vermin to which I am grossly allergic!!! Also for reasons most on here have espoused especially being able to use your own space and facilities. Have slept in the street outside a couple of times too!!!. but cannot do that with the current caravan/car rig. Still haven't found my "ideal" motor-home to replace the R-V!
     
  19. Gosport Tim

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    We had a party at home a couple of weeks ago and the house was packed to the rafters we 'heroically' gave up our bedroom and slept in the van on the drive. Funnily enough all the cleaning was done (by the mother in law) and breakfast was well under way. Definitely the way forward!!!
     
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    When my cousin has a party I take the MH and park it on her drive. She has offered me to use spare room but I don't see the point in dirtying sheets plus prefer to have my own 2nd home to go home to.
     
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