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Hotel Room Key Trade for pool access?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by VegasDave, Apr 21, 2015.

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  1. VegasDave

    VegasDave Addicted

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    Looking to get into the pool at Mandalay Bay, Wynn, Venetian or Cosmopolitan (Bamboo pool that requires a Key Card).

    I am staying at PH who just received the Wave Runner thingy.
     
  2. casinoboy

    casinoboy Low-Roller

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    if you want to get into nicer pools then you should stay in nicer hotels. otherwise you are stealing. this thread should be deleted because what you are doing is stealing something that other people are paying for.
     
  3. IWannaBeInVegas

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    Check the hotels, some will let you pay admission to get in. Personally I would not be giving anyone my key so they could by pass the system.
     
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  4. VegasDave

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    Please settle down.
     
  5. jf3976

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    Well on one hand - it's no more stealing than some of the things other people do here (not saying it is or isn't, just saying there are many questionable "tricks/tips" used and advocated on this board). At any rate, I'm not going to be trading keys. I've heard some people also keep old keys for this purpose, but have no idea if/where it works.

    On a more up and up note - if you contact the pools you want and do a cabana or daybed, you might have better luck. Many are food and beverage credit, so if you were planning on spending a lot anyway, no biggie :) and if you are renting, they will let your group in (note - they may limit numbers).
     
  6. Bommen

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    Yeah a person looking to trade swap room keys for pool access seems just like the type that are willing to spend some serious dough on cabanas/daybeds in a high end resort. Just incase I'm wrong and he is a big gambler instead, I'm sure they will grant him pool access after dropping a quick 50k in the casino.
     
  7. CaliMike

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    Easy Killer... :poke:
     
  8. makikiboy

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    Be aware that at MB they only allow active guests access to the pools, esp in the summer. They usually will scan everyone's card and only allow you in if you are staying at the hotel. Just thought I would give you warning, no sense purchasing a card or trading a card that doesn't work. Not sure if they scan everyone but this was the case a year or two ago. Someone stayed at MB but checked out a few days previously, he wasn't allowed into the pool. If you are checking in or out you are allowed to use the pool on those days but not the days after.

    One exception, you can pay to go into the MB "adults only" (top optional) pool.
     
  9. Iceicecool

    Iceicecool Low-Roller

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    I was at Mandalay Bay pool last week, they scan every key and it tells them if it is active and also how many keys have been issued to that room.
     
  10. MikeOPensacola

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    Same thing at the Golden Nugget. I agree with the above posts that stated that if someone wants to go to a nice pool then simply pay for it by staying there.
     
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    What are your thoughts about taking food from the buffet? :poke:
     
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  12. IWannaBeInVegas

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    I don't take food, I'm usually stuffed, BUT I am not against someone who does, they paid for it.
     
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    Golden nugget is forced to let you in the pool area because they have tables out there for gambling and cannot restrict access to it by law. I know because I went and used the slide as well.
     
  14. VegasDave

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    They paid for all you can eat not all you can take.
     
  15. RiddickBull

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    Screw the hotels. This post should be deleted since this guy is standing up for the hotels.

    If I were in Vegas, I'd be happy to give you my key card so you can enjoy the pool at other hotels vegas dave.

    good luck on your trip
     
  16. Bommen

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    Well is not only about screwing the hotels, as you probably already know a lot of pools in Vegas is already pretty crowded. So the the ones the get hurt the most is the people staying at the resort, its makes it a lot tougher for people to find a lounger/chair not to mention it ruins the atmosphere and experience if pools get overly crowded.
     
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    Unfortunately this happens all the time.
    Three weeks ago at Aria there was a large group of college kids sitting right behind me at the pool.
    One or two people were staying at Aria and they kept getting up and walking their friends into the pool who were staying at MC and MGM.
    They took up 8-10 chairs while guests were walking around with no place to sit.
     
  18. EastCoastVegasFan!

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    This is true, it's not like the Flamingo where they just look at your key.
     
  19. LolaDoggie

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    I'm cheap but I'm not a thief. But, I'll gladly give you my room key. One condition though. I get to pick where I put it on/in your person.
     
  20. MikeOPensacola

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    Hmmm....in the ten or so times I've stayed there over the past several years they've ALWAYS asked me and everyone going in for a key to get access to the pool. I stand my my statement: If someone wants to use the pool at a resort they should simply stay there. Why should paying guests have to give up a lounge chair to those who are not guests? Pretty simple IMHO.
     
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