10 most bizarre things customers have requested from hotel workers

A new hotel search engine survey reveals a treasure trove of human idiosyncrasies. Crocodile soup, anyone?

Jeanne Kim
May 15, 2014 3:30PM (UTC)

This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.

Global Post People have some inexplicable needs.

Flight and hotel search engine Skyscanner surveyed 400 international hotel workers about the odd demands they've encountered on the job. The requests are sometimes extravagant. They are always puzzling.

Here's a look at the top 10 weirdest requests.


1. One glass of water on the hour every hour, throughout the night

(Tom Wachtel/Flickr Commons)


2. Fifteen cucumbers a day

(Raul Diaz/Flickr Commons)


3. Toilet to be filled with mineral water

(Michael Summers/Flickr Commons)


4. Bath of honey

(Waleed Alzuhair/Flickr Commons)



5. Sound of goat bells to aid sleep

(James Clear/Flickr Commons)


6. Only the right legs of a chicken

(Franzi Richter/Flickr Commons)


7. A dead mouse

(Draconiansleet/Flickr Commons)


8. Bath of chocolate milk

(Moyan Brenn/Flickr Commons)


9. Sixteen pillows (for single guest)


(Luc De Leeuw/Flickr Commons)


10. Crocodile soup

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