Luxury Lost Items Turn Up At Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

Staff at hotel find diamond engagement ring, keys to BMW and 30 yr old bottle of whisky

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April 16, 2009

EDINBURGH, UK -  As households across the country get ready to give their homes a thorough Spring clean, Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor has revealed what it's cleaners find on a daily basis.

Along with a diamond engagement ring, keys to BMW and 30 yr old bottle of whisky, a room full of nuts and a steam cooker are just some of the more unusual items of lost property which have been left behind by guests at the hotel in the past year.

Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor, like many hotels across the country, gets its fair share of phone chargers, socks and toiletries left behind, however guests have been known to leave behind some of the more intriguing personal belongings.

Amongst standard lost property items such as airline tickets, passports, wallets and mobile phones, housekeeping staff have uncovered false teeth, heart medicine and strangely enough, a pressure cooker.

Steve Hall, general manager for Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor, said: "It is unbelievable what some guests forget to take with them after their stay. Of course everyone is a little forgetful at times and luckily the important medical items such as heart medicine and were reclaimed by their owners very quickly.

"At Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor we accommodate families, city break holidaymakers, local and international celebrities; so you can imagine the scope of items that could be left behind!"

Edinburgh is renowned as one of the UK's most popular short break destinations and Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor's combination of high levels of service, quality dining, excellent bar facilities have placed it firmly on the radar of both locals and visitors to the city.

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