they took 250 smoke fee

Old Nov 4, 2020, 9:42 pm
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they took 250 smoke fee

residence inn aventura florida had alarm go off when cooking big mistake me but blamed for smoking cigs in room oh well cant really fight as tiny bit of smoke might have come fron burnt chicken fingers was nice stay and area next time go area will not be this chain and also me not cook in room
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 12:54 am
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Originally Posted by stablemate77
residence inn aventura florida had alarm go off when cooking big mistake me but blamed for smoking cigs in room oh well cant really fight as tiny bit of smoke might have come fron burnt chicken fingers was nice stay and area next time go area will not be this chain and also me not cook in room
Totally agree
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 3:15 am
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I almost had a stroke reading that.

The one time the fire alarm went off in my room (not the entire floor) when I was cooking, I just opened the windows and doors to let the air in. No one came and I wasn't charged.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 3:18 am
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Also the keyboard appears to have caught some grease splatter as neither the shift, nor any punctuation keys work!
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 3:32 am
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I expected the OP to be angry when I read the thread title, but they seem to have enjoyed their stay and learnt from their issues with cooking. What a refreshing change from the angry DYKWIA post I was expecting!
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 7:47 am
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My wife and I stayed at a Residence recently, and decided to make some popcorn. (The "meh" kind they give you). The microwave turn table didn't spin and I did not notice until I pulled it out 2 minutes later. I opened the bag and the center of it was legit smoldering even though only half the popcorn popped. We though for sure the smoke alarms were gonna go off. She had a panic attack. But we were all good! Lesson learned...no more popcorn!
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 8:13 am
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Originally Posted by dbldwn02
My wife and I stayed at a Residence recently, and decided to make some popcorn. (The "meh" kind they give you). The microwave turn table didn't spin and I did not notice until I pulled it out 2 minutes later. I opened the bag and the center of it was legit smoldering even though only half the popcorn popped. We though for sure the smoke alarms were gonna go off. She had a panic attack. But we were all good! Lesson learned...no more popcorn!
Popcorn is the best way to bomb your coworkers out of the building... Put a bag in the break room microwave, set it for 10 minutes, and then run!

We had to ban popcorn in one of my office buildings because of how it would get burned and then make the floor reek for days.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 11:31 am
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Originally Posted by stablemate77
tiny bit of smoke might have come fron burnt chicken fingers
It generally takes a decent amount of smoke to get to the point of setting off smoke detectors (otherwise every smoking room in Vegas would be setting off smoke detectors or everyone lighting candles would have issues, and I've certainly burned my fair share of pizza) - and how would you not know if it came from burnt chicken fingers or not.

Anyway, if this happened to me - I'd immediately call the front desk - apologize for setting off the detector, and ask someone to come to the room as to avoid a cigarette smoking charge.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 4:29 pm
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If I ever meet someone in real life who cooks chicken fingers in his hotel room I swear a set off fire alarm and $250 cleaning fee is the least of his worries.

Jokes aside, considering this was a Residence Inn with Kitchenette which has been used as intended then the hotel can't impose a smoking penalty. I would dispute this charge.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 4:42 pm
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Burning grease smells a lot different than cigarette (or other) smoke. Are you saying they accused you of smoking in a non-smoking room? Did you? I would think setting dinner on fire in a strange kitchen would have been considered an accident if you didn't burn the place down.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 4:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Audeclis
Popcorn is the best way to bomb your coworkers out of the building... Put a bag in the break room microwave, set it for 10 minutes, and then run!

We had to ban popcorn in one of my office buildings because of how it would get burned and then make the floor reek for days.
Thatís pure evil.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 5:39 pm
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Originally Posted by Eujeanie
Burning grease smells a lot different than cigarette (or other) smoke. Are you saying they accused you of smoking in a non-smoking room? Did you? I would think setting dinner on fire in a strange kitchen would have been considered an accident if you didn't burn the place down.
My thoughts too. What is it with the OPís ďoh well I got charged 250 (what currency?) for burning food, but never mindĒ attitude? Maybe they did smoke in the room. All vert odd.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 6:30 pm
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did not smoke in room

Originally Posted by Eujeanie
Burning grease smells a lot different than cigarette (or other) smoke. Are you saying they accused you of smoking in a non-smoking room? Did you? I would think setting dinner on fire in a strange kitchen would have been considered an accident if you didn't burn the place down.
i found it strange they said saw burt cig and tried to contact manager but both off during weekends soo i emailed every day no reponse seems like they just wanted to wait and see if i go away when we got home they said one of them that emailed me they were off a couple more day and one i called said would call back in 15 mins haha nope i gave up they one just glad didnt smoke to much with chicken fingers and bother neighbors
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 6:42 pm
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Originally Posted by stablemate77
i found it strange they said saw burt cig and tried to contact manager but both off during weekends soo i emailed every day no reponse seems like they just wanted to wait and see if i go away when we got home they said one of them that emailed me they were off a couple more day and one i called said would call back in 15 mins haha nope i gave up they one just glad didnt smoke to much with chicken fingers and bother neighbors
Use. Punctuation.
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Old Nov 5, 2020, 10:10 pm
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Also the keyboard appears to have caught some grease splatter as neither the shift, nor any punctuation keys work!
why use lot word when few word do trick
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