Should you expect hotel fire alarm compensation?

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So the other day I was awoken out of my bed at the Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport by a hotel fire alarm at 3:30 in the morning.  In case you were wondering, that’s the Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport NORTH (because of course there are TWO Hyatt Places at the Atlanta Airport, but I digress…).  So it took me awhile to figure out what was going on (my first thought was that it was the alarm clock, though usually I remember to check that it’s turned off) but then I figured out it was the fire alarm, going loud and strong!

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Lessons learned from my hotel fire alarm procedures

My family of 8 was not in adjoining rooms (boo!) so I was in one room with my 3 sons, while my girls and wife were across the hall.  In hindsight, there were a few things we could have done…

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