I think because I was frankly outnumbered. EVERYONE was smoking. The hotel was full of French Canadians and Russians. I was one lonely woman at the wrong hotel, probably the only non-smoker. I’m also pretty sure I didn’t see anyone with “authority” while I was there. I did mention it in my review, so maybe they’ll make some changes.
I only saw one sign that said “no smoking” and that was in the theatre. The lobby “rule” for smoking was to “ask first”. Ask who? Other customers? Management? Front desk?
BTW, I didn’t like the Barlovento. Can you tell?