Night porter

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A night porter is a porter who is on duty during the night. A hotel commonly has a night porter to attend to the needs of guests and other incidents during the night.[1]

Traditionally a night porter might also be required to perform sundry maintenance and cleaning tasks such as polishing boots, emptying spittoons and laying fires.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Chris Shaw, Life as a night porter
  2. ^ A night porter's duties, NZ Truth, 25 August 1906