You’ll Never Believe What a Guest Left in this Hotel Room

Our site may contain affiliate links. Read Advertiser Disclosure policy here. Some offers may have expired or are unavailable at this time. Terms Apply to Offers.

Hotel guests leave items behind all the time when they check out. I know I’ve had my fair share including iPhone chargers and socks, but one guest checked out at the Rodeway Inn and Suites in Asheville, NC left something else behind in his hotel bed.

After hotel guest Neil Miller checked out, the maid cleaning his room was in for a big surprise, as she found a  5-foot boa constrictor snake in the bed!

Per ABC News,

A “terrified” pet owner was relieved to discover that an animal shelter had recovered his 5-foot-long boa constrictor after the man left it in a North Carolina hotel room, where police say a startled housekeeper found it in a bed.

“I set him down for two minutes and forgot about him, walked out,” Neil Miller told ABC affiliate WLOS-TV.

Hotel staff at the Rodeway Inn and Suites in Asheville, North Carolina, called the Buncombe County Animal Shelter for help Monday.

The housekeeper discovered the snake nestled partly beneath the sheet and atop the comforter, police said.

Fortunately, the snake was tame and didn’t attack the room attendant cleaning the room, however I couldn’t imagine if a new guest happened to check-in and discovered a boa constrictor in their bed!

Editorial Note: Opinions, analyses, reviews or suggestions expressed on this site are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any card issuer. For details on current offers visit the card issuer’s site.

About Points, Miles & Martinis

Here at Points, Miles and Martinis, we love all things travel. We focus on topics relating to travel including destinations, airline, hotel, car rental and credit card reward programs. Our goal is to help people travel better. - See more at our About Us page.

Sign up for Email || Twitter || Facebook |Tips & Tricks
Hotel Offers || Airline Offers || Bank Offers || Cash Back Offers


  1. True story. 3 really young kids at home, grandparents are visiting. We go away for an overnight. We forgot the vibrator in the hotel bed. The one the dog had chewed when he found it in my Christmas stocking. What do you think the hotel staff thought of the vibrator with tooth marks?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *