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El Portillo review is up..

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Tried to be subjective & honest.

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1. Re: El Portillo review is up..

Hey sparky55 i am glad you had a good time. I hate to ask but what was the issue with their new smoking policy. Two people in our party as smokers so i wanted to be prepared for any issues. Thanks

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Hi there

Management changed their smoking policy regarding what areas you could or could not smoke in.

For the first 9 days of the vacation the entire lobby area & the lobby bar were smoking areas. On day 9 they made them no-smoking areas.

Which meant that the wife and I had to either sit in one of the outer smoking areas or sit at the bar & leave to go for a ciggy..

Well we enjoy the company of the bar staff so we opted to sit at the bar and leave as & when we wanted a smoke..

Had a bit of a confrontion with management about it..More about the way they handled it, rather than the decision itself.

A gradual implementation or some sort of advance notice.. But no..It was "like it or lump it"..

Oh well ..At least I know now... :-)

Edited: 5:18 pm, October 11, 2013
england
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Even "confrontation".. TA needs a spell checker..lol

Bristol, United...
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Dont see the problem you cant smoke in bars in the uk. I say well done to the hotel...

england
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5. Re: El Portillo review is up..

Info was for smokers. Not particularly interested in your opinion.

Toronto, Canada
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Read your message, sparky. chat soon

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7. Re: El Portillo review is up..

Come on, Sparky, if you post on here it you cannot choose who responds or what they say. Hope you are enjoying EP, regardless of their smoking policy. At least you were forewarned this time.

england
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A question was asked & answered. Opinions on experiences are valid. True. But when someone jumps in with an opinion that has no contribution. What's the point? Hadn't intended starting a poll. Just answered a question.

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Thanks for the info Sparky.

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I think the info would be useful for non-smokers going to, or thinking of going to, EP. Then they know where they can sit without fumes flowing over them!