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Any Diamond benefits at the Flamingo pool?

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by jsadlak, Apr 16, 2015.

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  1. jsadlak

    jsadlak Tourist

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    This is my first post here, but I'm a Vegas veteran. I usually spend more time on the tables than by the pool during my trips but next month I'm taking my niece for her 21st birthday along with some other non gambling family members. I would like to be able to get them a cabana or daybed by the pool one day without dipping too much into my gambling funds. Does anyone know if they offer any benefits to Diamond members by the pool? Discounts on rentals, comps or even just a reserved seating area? And how would I go about taking advantage of this, would I go through my host?

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    Jill
     
  2. DaiLun

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    IMHO, your host is the first person that you should check with. It's part of their job to make you comfortable and provide (what they can) for you. A quick call with that request should clear it up.

    If you have the host's email address, shoot them a quick email.
     
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    westcanguy Low-Roller

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    It was my experience that while hosts can help arrange certain things like rooms and dinner reservations, the pool seems to work on it's own. Reservations must be made far in advance especially if your rental is on a weekend. Once you make your reservation, you will get a cabana but not a particular one until 24 hours before you use a cabana. If you are already at the hotel the day before your reservation date, you can go to the pool and pick your choice from what is available. While I did not ask my host for any assistance until the actual day of my reservation, I was told that the cabana could be offset by my credits from my play.
    I had only become a Diamond player the day before so maybe that had something to do with it.
    You'll have a great time. We love the pool there but be warned, the place turns into a gong show by mid afternoon with the 20 somethings partying hard.
    I would be interested to hear if your host takes care of your request with an email... As I'm there in 2 weeks and again at the end of June.
     
  5. jsadlak

    jsadlak Tourist

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    My host seems to have dropped off the face of the earth. I had been in contact with her in December and January about my stay that month and now she hasn't responded to my email or voicemail in over a week. WTH kind of service is that.
     
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    FABismonte Low-Roller

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    There has been a lot of host turnover in the CET empire since the beginning of the year. It is possible that she is no longer there. I would call Flamingo and ask for the host on duty under your circumstances.
     
  7. jsadlak

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    I thought that could be the case, but her phone number is still active with her name on the voicemail. I will try calling later today and hope for the best :)
     
  8. imamelfan1

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    Since she is turning 21, I assume she will want to be on the GO pool side of things. You'll have a hard time getting a cabana at The Flamingo Go pool on a weekend unless you book it in advance. Those things sell like hotcakes! Those run about $800 on the weekend and DO NOT come with any drink/food allowance. You may be able to get a daybed the day of. Those will run you about $300.Now, IF she wants a more laid back vibe, you will probably be able to get a cabana at the Beach Pool side of the Flamingo pool complex. We like to spend a pool day almost every time we go to Vegas (about 4-5 times/year), and we are always able to get one over there and always get it comped (I am Diamond, too). We like the laid back side of it. You'll hear people complain about the little kids being at this pool, but I have never really encountered any issues or many little kids there anyway. I find my host host to be fairly useless when it comes to booking anything for me, so I just use my own charm to get things done! :ssst:
     
  9. hazfun

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    I think you have the wrong host.My host must own the pools he can get me anything at the pool right now!!!That's what he does!...We never book or make a move without him.
    He has the power to move people out if your play is better than theirs..Its all about the play!..It took shopping for the right host (4 of them).But it is worth the wait...Good
    luck and have fun!!!....
     
  10. jsadlak

    jsadlak Tourist

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    I'm a little delayed in updating this, I had to make numerous calls to both the Flamingo and Caesar's complaining about my ghost of a host and someone finally admitted she was no longer with the company. They assigned me a new host who I asked about the cabana and all she did was send me a link to some website where you can book a cabana online and the crazy part is that the Flamingo isn't even one you can book! It was a mix of a few other Caesars and non Caesars pools, so strange. She sounded new because she also told me she couldn't send me the list of current shows that are available for our 2 free tickets per month benefit and that I could find that online....um no you can't. My old host used to send me a PDF of the sheet the Total Rewards desks has for us. So frustrating. Oh also, even though she's turning 21, we are doing a family trip so our group consists of her little sister that is 16, myself and my mother who is 72 so the family pool is our choice this trip. Can you walk me through how you get the comped cabana without your host? Who is it that comps it? Thanks
     
  11. newmans

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    I would think the cabana would be like any other room charge (spa, restaurants etc). Your host can comp it on the back end if your play warrants it
     
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