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The disaster that is my Sochi hotel

The disaster that is my Sochi hotel
Posted February 5th, 2014 @ 9:50am by Kate Seamons, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– American journalists are turning to Twitter to moan about their Sochi hotel accommodations, and the complaints go well beyond there being no mints on the pillow. A sampling of the issues, per the Washington Post: no hotel lobby floor built yet; only one of 11 rooms booked five months ago being available; a broken elevator that forced a walk up to the right floor, only to find the fire door to the floor locked (yes, fire door). But Stacy St. Clair, with the Tribune Olympic Bureau, shares a truly standout story: On Tuesday morning she threw "caution to the bone-tired, jet-lagged wind" and decided to ignore the third fire alarm to go off in fewer than three hours. But, fully awake at 5:50am, she figured she'd just start her day.

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