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What is the tipping etiquette on the free platinum breakfast in a JW Marriott? The server just gets coffee / orange juice and you serve yourself. It is an overpriced buffet that I would never dine in.

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On a side note, from an outsider’s perspective, tipping culture in the US is mind boggling in general... excellent service can come without tipping, look at 🇯🇵

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I usually leave around $5 bucks. I typically ask for a zero dollar room charge so that I can add the tip to my overall hotel bill. Makes it easier to tip because I don’t typically have cash.

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I would leave a few bucks on the table ($3-5). Someone still has to clean up after you.

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I usually leave $5/person if I have the cash on me

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I mean you can typically expense the tip, so why not err on the side of generosity?

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Unless it is complementary like with platinum. 20% on it like $10 in tip for two. Thoughts?

I usually just leave a dollar. Easy enough.

I leave like $2. Reading the responses maybe I should up it to $5

A3 - thx I keep forgetting and just absorb it in my perdiems

Like $3-5 bucks

$5 a person

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