The first thing I do when I enter my hotel room when on the road is look for a receptacle so I can plug in my computer. I found this situation recently. Section 210-60(a) requires receptacle outlets to be installed in guest rooms in hotels, motels and similar occupancies in accordance with Section 210-52. Section 210-60(b) covers receptacle placement. When Section 210-52(a) is applied, the total number of receptacle outlets shall not be less than the minimum number that would comply with the provisions of that section.

These receptacle outlets are allowed to be located conveniently for permanent furniture layout. At least two receptacle outlets must be readily accessible. Where receptacles are installed behind the bed, they must be located to prevent the bed from contacting any attachment plug that may be installed, or the receptacle must be provided with a suitable guard.