Hotel guests request full moon, rainbow and Northern Lights

Bizarre requests from hotel guests have been revealed, ranging from wanting a spare bed for a Vespa motor scooter to asking for a herd of sheep outside a window to help get to sleep.

By Iain Lynn
Sunday, 17th November 2019, 5:00 pm

Travelodge said other strange demands included wanting a full moon to be arranged during a stay and asking staff to babysit some baby chicks.

One business guest asked if it would be possible for a water taxi to take his boss from Dover to Paris.

Shakila Ahmed of Travelodge said: "Annually we welcome around 19 million customers at our 570 hotels dotted around the UK and our hotel teams receive thousands of interesting requests from business and leisure guests.

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A full moon was one of the request made by hotel guests (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP via Getty Images)

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"Over the last 12 months, our hotel teams have reported a rise in customer requests to help with wedding proposals. Requests have included a customer asking for a unicorn pedal boat and for a rainbow to appear above the hotel for a wedding proposal at Thurrock Travelodge.

"The team at Rhyl Travelodge were asked to set up a romantic candlelit dinner on Rhyl beach with a path of red rose petals from the hotel to the table.

"At Leamington Spa Travelodge the hotel team were tasked to get a full moon outside the customer's room window in order to create a moonlight setting."