Forget fresh towels, champagne on arrival or a full English breakfast delivered to their room - these are hotel requests for boring normal people.
Every once in a while, according to hotel workers around Britain, a guest will come out with a truly bizarre requirement: permission to bring along a pet hamster, for example, or spaghetti bolognese for breakfast.
According to a new audit of nearly 6000 British hotels, other strange, suspicious or downright comical requests include a guest asking if they could bring their own mattress and another demanding tweezers to remove a nose hair.
Booking management apps suite provider eviivo conducted the audit on a wealth of hotels, guest houses and B&Bs over the past year and dug up some interesting stories.
One guest at The Sportmans Lodge in Wales requested spaghetti bolognese for breakfast one morning, while another at Rylstone Manor Hotel in Shanklin asked for a wig.
Another, at Pembrokeshire's Langdon Villa Guest House, inquired about getting a clairvoyant in for a spot of fortune-telling.
And if you think requesting permission to check in a pet hamster is off the wall, one guest at Thornley House in Northumberland asked whether his two gigantic hawks would be welcome.
The Collins Arms recently played host to a guest with a taste for female company of the illegal kind. The gentleman in question may have mistaken Redruth for Amsterdam, but unsurprisingly the lodge was unable to grant his wishes.
A receptionist at Cirencester's The Bathurst Arms was left rather stunned when tasked with decorating a bed with rose petals specially arranged into the shape of a penis.
Staff at Stonecroft Country Guesthouse in the Peak District were asked by a guest to scatter their parents' ashes - a demand they went on to satisfy.
Another couple with a fancy for the spooky requested a 'genuinely haunted' bedroom from the owners of Pannett House in Whitby.
While another, with a fancy for shooting thought it would be acceptable to take his shotgun - complete with ammunition - with him when he booked a stay at Falstone Barns in Hexham.
Lastly, a guest at Weymouth's The Beach House enquired about having a private fridge installed in their room, just so they could bring and store their own favourite butter.