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Room With A Pew

by | 23rd, December 2004

‘IF Jesus were about to be born this December, his parents could do worse than try and ride that donkey all the way to Austria.

Vienna’s four-star Tourotel Mariahilf hotel is offering a free room to the first five couples bearing the names Mary and Joseph who turn up on the morning of December 24.

‘Mary and Joseph should not be forced to spend every Christmas night in the stable,’ said the hotel’s boss Markus Schauer.

‘The couples don’t need to be married and their child will also be welcome, even if he’s not called Jesus,’ added Schauer.

Although wise men, pets and straw will not be allowed in the rooms after 10pm on forfeit of a surcharge…’

Posted: 23rd, December 2004 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink