Humorous hotel & restaurant signs from around the world…

English can be a tough language to get the hang of and frequently translations from other languages just don’t convey the message that they were supposed to…

Here are a few of our favourites – oldies but goodies…

In a Paris elevator – “Please leave your values at the front desk”

In a Japanese hotel – “You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid”

In the lobby of a Moscow hotel close to a Russian Orthodox monastery – “You are invited to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists and writers are buried daily except Thursday”

In a hotel in Tokyo –  “Is forbidden to steal hotel towels please. If you are not a person to do such thing is please not to read notis”

In a hotel in Athens – “Visitors are expected to complaIn a Hotel in at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 a.m. daily”

Hotel Pool in France – “Swimming is forbidden in the absence of the saviour”

In a hotel in Switzerland – “Special today NO ice cream”

On the menu of a Swiss restaurant – “Our wines leave you nothing to hope for…”

In a Tokyo hotel – “Guests are requested not to smoke or do other disgusting behaviours in bed”

Hotel brochure in Italy – “This hotel is renowned for its peace and solitude. in fact, crowds from all over the world flock here to enjoy its solitude”

In a bar in Norway – “Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar”

Hotel room notice in Thailand – “Please do not bring solicitors into your room”

In a Spanish hotel brochure – “The provision of a large French widow in every room adds to the visitors’ comfort”

In a Chinese restaurant – “A gentle reminder, you’d better enjoy your meal in 2 hours”

Restaurant in Thailand – “Our food is guaranteed not to cause pregnancy”

Sign in Meininger hostel Netherlands – “In case of fire, please leave the building before posting on social media…”

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