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“Where’s the zoo with the Leicester tigers?” »- Travelodge unveils list of ridiculous questions asked by hotel guests


The Travelodge hotel chain has revealed some of the questions posed to its staff over the past 12 months.

Hope some of them were just kidding ….

To begin with, a guest asked if the Golden Mile, the stretch of the A607 through Belgrave, was paved with real gold.

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Another person, probably not a football fan, asked where Leicester Zoo is because he wanted to take his son to see the Leicester Tigers.

A visitor to the city wanted to know if the National Space Center offers space travel.

So if you could laugh, take a look at these 10 weirdest requests made to staff at the company’s hotels in the Leicester area over the past year:

Can you tell me where the zoo is because my son wants to see the Leicester tigers?

Can you teach me how to do a bhangra dance?

Can you organize a trip to space from the Space Center?

Can you share your lucky lottery numbers?

Is the Golden Mile paved with gold?

(All requested at Central Leicester City Travelodge)

Can you fill my room with hundreds of balloons as a surprise for my husband?

(Harborough Travelodge Market)

Can you teach my husband how to make a hotel bed?

(Leicester Markfield Travelodge)

Can you translate my voice notes into a presentation?

(Loughborough Travelodge)

Can you call my kids and pretend to be Santa Claus and read them a fall asleep story?

(Lutterworth Travelodge)

Can you turn off the street lights?

(Leicester Hinckley Road Travelodge)

Travelodge spokesperson Shakila Ahmed said: “Following the lifting of all Covid-19 restrictions earlier this year, we have seen a significant increase in bookings at our 582 Travelodge hotels in the UK, including our three hotels in Leicester.

“With more Britons vacationing on the UK shores than ever before, our hotel teams have also received a high volume of interesting inquiries and questions, especially regarding place names, local dishes, customs and traditions of the regions British.

“Where possible, our hotel teams will do everything possible to help guests as they relish a good challenge.

“However, there are certain requests beyond their control, such as the Leicester Hinckley Road Travelodge hotel teams being asked to ‘turn off the street lights'”.

Here are some of the extravagant requests from elsewhere in the UK:

Can you organize an afternoon tea with the Pandas at Edinburgh Zoo?

(Edinburgh Central Travelodge Plus)

What time does the snake go out on the Snake Pass?

(Glossop Travelodge)

Can you set up a children’s paddling pool in my room so that my pet fish can have a roomy bed for the night?

(Newcastle Quayside Travelodge)

Can you get a shooting star to pass over the beach at 10 p.m. when I take my wife for a romantic beach walk?

(Blackpool Southshore Travelodge)

Can you arrange for my wife to meet Paddington Bear when we catch our train back to Paddington station tonight?

(London Central Marylebone Travelodge)

Can you ask the seagulls to sing instead of screaming?

(Brighton Seafront Travelodge)

Can you add a helipad on the roof of the hotel to make it easier for my boss to arrive at the hotel?

{London City Travelodge}

Can you call my daughter and pretend to be the tooth fairy and let her know £ 10 will be under her pillow tonight?

(Travelodge Nottingham Wollaton Park)

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