Just about all of us have registered complaints with hotel staff over the years, and we like to think that we’ve been reasonable. Many of us have also overheard other guests voicing some pretty strange grievances. The following are from the – 20 Most Unusual Guest Complaints – made at properties throughout the world, compiled by Boutique Hotelier and its sister publication, Hotelier Middle East.

The bed sheets are too white.
The sea is too blue.
There’s cheese on the cheese platter.
The ice cream is too cold.
Locks haven’t been changed on conference room doors, which raises the risk of alien invasion.
The bathroom is too big.
My dog didn’t enjoy his stay.
The hotel (in London) had no ocean view.
The waiter was too handsome.
The mother of the groom wasn’t given the honeymoon suite.
The bed is too high; I would like to have the legs cut off by one foot.
I couldn’t leave my room because of a “Do Not Disturb” sign hanging from the doorknob.


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