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Diamond-encrusted false teeth left in Newquay Travelodge

By Jo_Wood  |  Posted: January 02, 2013

Newquay Travelodge

Comments (0) Keys, passport, wallet - a check-list most of us go through when going on holiday.Your stamp collection, Persian Chinchilla kitten, bucket of live crabs and a Kenwood Magimix - less so.Today, the UK’s very first budget hotel chain, Travelodge, announced the mysterious objects left behind in its 527 hotels during 2012.On the list of bizarre items left behind is a set of false teeth encrusted with diamonds - left at Newquay's Seafront Travelodge.The St Austell Travelodge boasted a left-behind pocket-sized Karma Sutra book.Shakila Ahmed, Travelodge spokeswoman said: “Each year our lost and found departments provide plenty of revelations. "From keys to a Bugatti, Harry Potter’s original wand, a micro pig, breast implants to a script from a well know British soap programme, our customers’ left behinds demonstrate what a cross section of people stay in our 527 hotels."Here's a taste of the other strange items left behind:• A winning EuroMillions ticket • Keys to a Bugatti• A stamp album worth a quarter of a million pounds • A box of 200 Queen Elizabeth masks • A valuable set of Olympic tickets • A trunk of chocolate bars • A diamond encrusted wedding ring• A Persian Chinchilla kitten worth £600 • A suitcase of vinyl records• A set of false teeth with diamonds • A Rolex watch worth £50,000 • A tiffany engagement ring• A pilot’s training manual • A Kenwood Magimix worth £600• Joseph’s Dream Coat• Pantomime Horse • 7,000 copies of Fifty Shades of Grey• 76,500 teddy bearsIf you think any of this left-over booty is yours, you can contact Travelodge by emailing pressoffice@travelodge.co.uk

-Jo is a digital journalist and editor based in Cornwall working as a Regional Digital Publisher, Devon and Cornwall, for Northcliffe Digital.

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  • First Impressions  |  January 02 2013, 2:13PM

    Agreed entirely Dodo Pad.

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  • Dodo Pad  |  January 02 2013, 2:03PM

    My cynical mind tells me that this is just a brilliant piece of New Year PR. Sorry, but I just don't buy it. Where are the photos of the booty (76,500 teddies excepted - which funnily enough I CAN believe - but not all at the same time...) - c'mon Travelodge - show us a picture!

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  • First Impressions  |  January 02 2013, 11:00AM

    7,000 copies of 50 Shades of Grey?? Presumably a very successful book salesperson. The one I love is the Euromillions Ticket.....now was that worth £2.70 or £1,000,000? 76,500 teddy bears????? Can you actually get that many in a room and how the hell would someone forget that lot.....must have been on something very strong the previous night eh?

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