LONDON: An overly handsome waiter, a snoring girlfriend and the sea being too blue are among some of the bizarre complaints made to hotel staff, according to a survey published Monday.
Travel search engine Skyscanner quizzed 400 international hotel workers to draw up a list of the top 10 unusual grumbles and divalike demands made.
Other complaints included sheets being too white, ice cream being too cold, the bath being too big and no steak on a vegetarian menu.
One customer asked for a discount after his sleep was disturbed by his snoring girlfriend, while another asked for a refund as his dog had had an unhappy stay.
Staff at a hotel in London’s Mayfair were taken aback when a client bemoaned the lack of an ocean view from his room.
Equally eyebrow raising are some of the requests, including one for a dead mouse.
One guest asked for a bowl of crocodile soup, another for a bath of honey while one hungry punter demanded 15 cucumbers a day.MOST UNUSUAL COMPLAINTS:o The sheets are too white
The sea was too blue
The ice cream was too cold
The bath was too big
The guest’s girlfriend’s snoring kept guest awake
The guest’s dog didn’t enjoy his stay
Hotel had no ocean view (in the Mayfair area of London)
There was no steak on the vegetarian menu
The waiter was too handsome
The mother of the groom wasn’t given the honeymoon suite
MOST UNUSUAL REQUESTS:o One glass of water on the hour every hour, throughout the night
Fifteen cucumbers a day
The toilet should be filled with mineral water
A bath of honey
The sound of goat bells to aid sleep
Only the right legs of a chicken
A dead mouse
A bath of chocolate milk
16 pillows (for a single guest)