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Bally's - Best Upgrade to Ask For

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by Bassman13, Jan 8, 2014.

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  1. Bassman13

    Bassman13 Tourist

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    Heading to Vegas this Sunday January 12th for four nights to celebrate of 40th wedding anniversary. Been many times before but this will be our first trip we have made for just the two of us. We have a Bally's N. Tower King booked and was wonder what we should ask for as an upgrade and chances for getting a suite without an extra cost. We are Platinum but not high rollers. have gotten some nice upgrades before with the $20 sandwich, but have never asked or gotten a suite. Thanks for any advice. 40 years with a wonderful woman and want to make this trip special.

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  2. captainron62

    captainron62 VIP Whale

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    You should at least get one of the new Jubilee rooms with a $20. If you want a suite, make sure they are giving you a real suite. They also offer me a "jr. suite" in the north tower, its just a little larger room than typical with an extra vanity area. These are located on the "Platinum" floors. They have good views of the North Strip.
     
  3. Funkhouser

    Funkhouser In Charge of the Big Door

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    Since the South Tower has been remodeled into Jubilee Tower, the North Tower Suites has become less in demand.

    I would think some kind words, mention of your anniversary, and a tip should be able to get you a North Tower Grand Suite. These are pretty decent size rooms have Jacuzzi tubs separate showers, dual vanities.

    Most have decent views. Some have attached parlor rooms as well. The 31st floor at Ballys used to be their concierge level and I think had more of these suites.

    You should at least be able to get a remodeled room in Jubilee tower. Most of these rooms have the better views. Lastly depending on your arrival date may effect what you can get. CET has a lot of marketing promotions going on in Jan, Feb, and March to improve attendance. I have been getting mailers ever week for events going on.
     
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    I've stayed at Ballys, too many times to count. I stayed in a jacuzzi suite and was grossed out. It was like a set from a bad porn movie. I did a trip report on it. Jacuzzi tub in the middle of the room, with peeling brass fixtures. The really weird shower/ toilet layout. The 80's makeup mirror that was so hot, it literally melted my lipstick. The actual metal round remnants on the floor and ceiling from what I am assuming was a stripper pole. The nasty old couch. The mirrored closet that wasn't a closet, lol.

    I also don't get, at all, the excitement from the new Jubiless rooms. I really dislike that tower, I don't care what they do to the rooms. Unless they drag me kicking and screaming, I won't ever stay in that tower. Justified or not, every time I'm playing machines over there, and I see people dragging their luggage to that elevator, I'm always like"oh you poor people having to stay in there". Lol

    With everything that's available, I prefer a deluxe king room on the Diamond floor. Nice, clean, updated, etc. But, that's just me.
     
  5. sybgal

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    Congrats on the anniversary and upcoming trip! We have a strip view, Jubilee room for our next trip and am excited to see how they are....like that they now have separate showers. We like the South tower (strip view) although it is a little further to the food court, sportsbook and pool.....it is not a major hike. We have usually been lucky to get a nice upgrade without using the $20 trick....but I am Diamond. $20 usually gets us a nice suite. Just avoid the clerk that is an older, red-headed fellow.....he is just crabby and not cooperative. Good luck!!
     
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    " Just avoid the clerk that is an older, red-headed fellow.....he is just crabby and not cooperative. "

    Haha. So funny!! You don't check in at the Diamond check in? Or is Mr. Crabby pants in there and I've just never seen him?
     
  7. vegas4pools

    vegas4pools Low-Roller

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    Well congrats on the anniversary! We will be celebrating our 10 year this summer and will be heading to our Ballys destination as always. We always stay in the north to... err.. Indigo Tower. The $20 tip always gets us a Jr Suite upgrade. Very spacious. I've asked for the Grand/jacuzzi in the past and they always say it's not available. I always wonder how true this is. Are they willing to give up a Grand Room for a Sunday thru Friday visit for $0? Hmm. Anyways we know the Jubilee is remodeled and closer to the strip, but we prefer the closer walk to the pool, and usually use the walkway to Pais to play and exit onto the strip.
     
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