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Marketplace Live Chat Replay: Have dirty hotels cleaned up their acts?

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What's your hotel hygiene horror story? Share it with us LIVE on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. ET on (iStock photo)

One year after CBC's Marketplace got the "dirt on hotels" by finding stained sheets and walls and bacteria in ice machines, they discovered whether the same hotels cleaned up their acts.

Marketplace checked back in to six of Canada's largest hotel chains, along with a viewer who went undercover behind the front desk.

We gave viewers the chance to ask Marketplace co-host Erica Johnson and one of Canada's top microbiologists Keith Warriner questions about what they found and what it all means.

Do you have a hotel hygiene horror story? Is hotel cleanliness that different from house cleanliness?

To join the chat, simply:

  • Click on "Sign In" inside the Spreecast window.

  • You will be prompted to connect with Facebook, Twitter or an email address. Choose one, sign in and follow the prompts to access the chat.

  • To ask the guest a question, click on the "Camera" button. One of our producers will private message you before bringing you up live.

  • To ask a text-based question, click "Submit Question," and type it in, or expand the window and join the live chat in the right hand box.

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