From in-house tattoo artists to hamster masks, these hotel amenities offer something unique for the adventurous traveller.
Forget mints on pillows and terrycloth bathrobes. These hotels provide perks you (probably) won't find at home: a pirate tuck-in service, an in-house tattoo artist, furry hamster masks — yes, hamsters — you get the idea. The 10 amenities that follow cater to travellers' passions, quirks and fetishes — and in some cases demand strict use of the "do not disturb" doorknob tag.
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