Hotel guests request full moon, rainbow and Northern Lights

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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.

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

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

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

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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"Where possible, our hotel teams will go above and beyond to help customers as they relish a good challenge. However there are some requests beyond their control, such as stopping traffic on the M5, getting the Northern Lights to make an appearance, and getting a herd of sheep as a sleep aid.

"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."