10 Most Bizarre Hotel Requests Ever!

By Reshma Dewda on Jan 08, 2019
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Sometimes, working in hospitality can be a real laugh. Besides the long hours and the tiresome jobs, there’s a lot of bizarre things that the concierge and butlers deal with. From pet weddings to pet crocodiles, they have to deal with some of the most unheard of requests from guests. 

Our list of top ten bizarre hotel requests will make you feel that the extra mattresses and champagne you ordered last time are the most mundane requests ever.

1. Ice for Penguins

Someone once ordered 20 pounds of ice for a bunch of penguins that he kept in the bathtub for the whole duration of his stay! The hotel staff obliged and the bathtub was made a makeshift home for these adorable creatures.

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2. One Hundred Pink Flamingos

A man once ordered the hotel staff to keep one hundred pink flamingos in his room. Made of plastic, of course. It was meant to be a practical joke on his wife. I wonder if his marriage survived this prank?

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3. Toilet to be Filled with Mineral Water

A guest ordered the hotel staff to fill her toilet seat with mineral water. Because it’s more fun to contaminate mineral water?!

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4. Sound of Goat Bells

Such is the draw of the barn life that this once, a man asked his hotel butler to arrange for sounds of goat bells so that he could sleep well. Ba, Ba Black Sheep would have been so proud!

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5. Only Right Legs of a Chicken

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Chefs in a hotel have to deal with many requests on a daily basis. But when someone asked that he be served only the right leg of the chicken, the chef was truly blown away. Superstitious, much?

6. Life Size Chocolate Statues

A couple once requested for their life size chocolate replicas to be ready before they arrived at the hotel. The chef and his team toiled for a whole week to make these, with only a picture as reference.

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7. Kobe Beef for Dog

This particularly picky patron requested that his cute little doggie only be served the finest kobe beef. Oh, the perks of being a celebrity dog!

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8. Arriving in a Parachute

An excited groom once requested the hotel authorities if he could arrive for his own wedding with a parachute. And you thought only the bride deserves a big entrance?

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9. A Honey bath

Several celebrities are extremely particular about their grooming and sleeping routines. But there was this particular diva who requested that she have her bathtub full of honey everyday!

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10. Accommodate 222 Pieces of Luggage

Hotels that cater to rockstars and Hollywood actors have to deal with some peculiar situations on a regular basis. There was once a band who carried 222 pieces of luggage with them for a two day stay!

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All these requests sure make you ask yourself if you’ve been too soft in your requests so far. Umm, can I have a levitating bed, please?

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