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Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

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Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

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1. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Bad idea. Stinky idea. Impractical idea. Find a property with a kitchen.

Lexington, Kentucky
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2. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Tahati Village has full kitchens as do some of the other condo like properties. If being on the strip isn't a requirement, something like this would be ideal.

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3. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Most hotels will frown upon someone cooking on equipment that they brought in. If nothing else, the smells of your cooking will not stay just in your room while you are cooking, it will most likely be able to be smelled in the hallway and adjacent rooms. Also, cooking this way is a huge fire issue and hotels will most likely take your equipment. I'm sure that you will be more comfortable ( and safer) staying at a property that is equipped with kitchenettes.

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4. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Ya, I'm thinking there are some fire regs against that.

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5. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

I would look for hotels that cater to longer stays. Home wood Suites , spring hill suites, residence inn, extended stay and town place suites come to mind. These hotels give discounts for longer stays and have more room (sitting areas, dining areas etc...).

Grand Junction...
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6. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Jockey Club is right on the strip!

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7. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

I don't see how it'd be a fire issue; the hotel provides microwaves for heating up foods... using an induction cooktop isn't a far stretch from that.

The food smell would possibly be an issue but again how is this different from ordering room service? If my neighbor can smell my bacon in the morning when room service brings it, is that grounds for any more of a complaint than if they smell me cooking pancakes?

All of these comments are great theories but I'd love to know if anyone actually knows policies for any of the hotels regarding this. I will be calling some hotels tomorrow afternoon but figured I'd throw it out here to see if anyone had actual experience.

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8. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Look at a suites hotel in Vegas...Candelwood, Embassy and Homewood, Residence Inn are close to the Strip

Also Phoenix is more like 6 hour drive and depending where in the LA area you are going will be more like a 5+ hour drive.

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9. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Pulling a Bridgefan...this is one time I would call and ask.

Are you looking for a snowbird home?

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10. Re: Cooking stuff in your room... hotel issues?

Forget policies - it's a bad idea. Makes for a great post, though. Cooking food creates far more odors than receiving room surface. Where will you keep your cooking supplies and food items? Where will you clean your pans, utensils, plates, glasses and silverware? Really?

If you want policies, go to the source - ask the hotel you'll be stinking up, err,.. staying in.

Edited: 22 April 2012, 22:48