Dalek and gold dentures left in hotel rooms

275x250.jpgA life-sized Dalek and a set of gold teeth worth £6,500 are just some of the odd items left in rooms by guests, a hotel chain has revealed.

Bosses at Travelodge say other bizarre things left in their rooms in 2010 include an antique rocking horse, a 4ft yam and £10,000 in cash.

After reviewing their lost and found offices staff were also surprised to find a superintendent’s ID badge, Keys to a Rolls Royce Phantom and a traffic lollipop stick.

Meanwhile the most common items left behind were mobile phones, gadgets, laptop computers, teddy bears and books.

Slightly worryingly artificial limbs were the seventh most frequently forgotten items… followed by adult toys.
Top 10 most common items left in hotel rooms
1.      Mobile Phones
2.      Gadgets
3.      Laptops / games consoles
4.      Teddy Bears
5.      Books
6.      Clothing items / Toiletries
7.      Artificial limbs
8.      Hen / Stag accessories / adult toys
9.      Handbags, Briefcases and suitcases
10.     Jewellery

Jon Hendry-Pickup, Travelodge Operations Director said; "Each year our lost and found departments provide plenty of revelations.

"From keys to a Rolls-Royce to a life size Dalek, our customers’ left behinds demonstrate what a broad a cross-section of people stay in our 460 hotels.”
 
"The 2010 left behind inventory report also demonstrated that we are truly living in a digital world as we have seen a huge rise in Apple and Android devices and accessories being left behind in our hotels."

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