Shower Review Loves Georgia Waco

This “Shower Review Loves Georgia Waco” is a review of the shower facility at the Love’s Travel Stop in Waco, GA, USA, based upon our own expectations of what a shower facility that caters to professional truck drivers of commercial motor vehicles should be like, our own preferences (especially in comparison to a home bathroom), and our observations.

Shower Review Loves Georgia Waco

Date: 4/7/2010

Location: Love’s Travel Stop, Waco, GA, I-20, exit 9

Overall Facility: Shower Review Loves Georgia Waco

  • Showers assigned by clerk via pull tabs (not automatically via kiosk)
  • During the middle of the day, we had to wait for a shower for about 20 minutes.
  • Announcement about which shower customer was next was not able to be heard throughout the facility but could be heard nearer to showers
  • Two displays of shower customer number were in the facility, one near the cashier closest to the truck fuel island, the other in the fast food restaurant area
  • Shower is free with minimum 50 gallon purchase of fuel from a Love’s Travel Stop anywhere in the nation within the last 7 days.

Shower #5 (equipped for the handicapped)

Pros: Shower Review Loves Georgia Waco

  • Two towels were waiting for us in the shower
  • Truck stop manager escorted us back to the shower and gave us a third towel (because there are two of us)
  • Shower was clean upon arrival
  • Counter space at sink was non-existent but there was a shelf nearby
  • Fan worked well; could be oscillated
  • Mirror was well positioned on wall behind sink for both short and tall drivers
  • Light was directly above the mirror, so that male drivers could get a close shave without nicking
  • Water pressure from sink was good
  • Electrical outlets worked well
  • Water pressure in shower was good
  • There were two water delivery mechanisms in the shower, a standard showerhead and a hand-held one at the end of a short hose
  • Both showerheads could be positioned as needed
  • Shower was designed as a large opening covered by a shower curtain
  • Shower “stall” had handrails for the handicapped.
  • Shower curtain prevented shower spray from splattering on floor outside stall
  • Door had a deadbolt lock
  • Towels were sufficiently absorbent
  • Washcloths were thicker than the towels
  • Toilet flushed well
  • Hooks were directly outside of shower stall; was easy to reach for towel from inside the stall upon completion of shower
  • Directly above the shower stall, there was an air vent to pull moisture out of the room. We never experienced fogging of the mirror.
  • This shower was large, well lit and pleasant

Cons: Shower Review Loves Georgia Waco

  • Counter space was non-existent
  • Movable chair was not wide enough to handle an oversized shower bag

Overall Grade

Overall grade for this shower at this facility on a scale of A+ to F- (with A+ being the best, F- being the worst): A

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