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Aria Sky Suites Early Check in

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by Sirstephan2015, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. Sirstephan2015

    Sirstephan2015 Newbie

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    We will be arriving Sept 30 about 11 am. Do you think it would help to slip a $50 at check in so we can get into our suite early? Or any other suggestions?
     
  2. Nittany1

    Nittany1 VIP Whale

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    It's kind of luck of the draw.
    I have checked in at 10am and on other trips I have had to wait until 3:00.
    They try to accommodate you.
    Being flexible in your room type will help.
    Over Memorial Day I tried to check in at 10:30 am.
    They said I was supposed to be in a Strip/City View designated by my host.It was gonna be a while as the guest had not checked out yet.
    They offered a pool view for immediate check in.
    Sold.
     
  3. doubleon10

    doubleon10 Tourist

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    FWIW, I stayed at the Sky Suites 7/25-7/28 (just got back last night). We arrived around 0900 and the room was ready.

    I think it also depends on how busy they are. The latest I've ever checked in at the Sky Suites is 1200. I usually stay in the 2br Aria Suite
     
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  4. Sirstephan2015

    Sirstephan2015 Newbie

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    Does it help to give a tip? Maybe 50?
     
  5. Chuck2009x

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    I don't think it would help to give a tip to get early check in at Sky Suites (or really anywhere else). Either there is a room of your room type ready or there isn't. The only scenario where it would work would be if there were no rooms of your room type ready and they decided to put you in a better room.

    So it ends up being more a question of whether front desk tipping works to get upgrades at Sky Suites.

    I would never offer a tip upfront for early check in; I might tip afterwards if trying to check in early coincidentally resulted in me getting a great upgrade, that did happen once.

    I always get to Vegas early and stay at two different hotels, so I'm always trying to check in between 11:00am and noon. Out of 30 or so check ins, I've only had to wait a couple of times. Of course, Sky Suites has less inventory, so the chances you'll have to wait are going to be higher.
     
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  6. doubleon10

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    No I don't think it would help get a room earlier. Like other posters have said, it's just a luck of the draw as far inventory goes. Being flexible on room your helps too.
     
  7. jr7110

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    Once your limo arrives at the Sky Suites check in entrance, your luggage will be whisked off by the Bell Desk staff to the area where Sky Suite guest luggage is kept. You can try to check in and if the room is not available they will call or text you when it is, so you will still be free to go and explore Vegas until you can access the room. If they don't call you by a certain time you can also call them to check on the status.

    I definitely would not slip them $50 - check out time is somewhere around 11am and guests can request late checkouts. They can't clean the room if the guest hasn't checked out yet so there's not much the desk can do if there is no room available at the time you check in. If the room is available, they will check you in, but simply doing their job doesn't warrant a tip. Now if the person checking you in gives you an amazing upgrade at no charge when you check in, that is a different story. Even then I think $50 is not necessary - $20 should be fine.
     
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