Diary: Is this the funniest complaint ever about a York hotel?

BBC Radio Four News Quiz panelist Sara Pascoe
25 Oct 2015 @ 9.11 pm
| News

We all love a good browse around TripAdvisor and the other tourist review websites, looking for a gem or two.

But this is our favourite for some time. And it comes courtesy of a listener to BBC Radio Four’s topical panel game, The News Quiz.

It was a misprint discovered in a review of an unnamed York hotel on the accommodation website Booking.com, sent in by listener Keith Ravenscroft.

Comedian and panelist Sara Pascoe read out what one man had written about his stay in York:

Everything about the hotel was great.

Except in the morning, I was unable to get access to the wife.

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This prompted gales of laughter from the News Quiz audience. “We’ve all been there!” laughed Sara, while fellow panelist Jeremy Hardy added:

That’s one way to log on…