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Bally's incidental deposit

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels' started by dbrown, Aug 29, 2021.

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  1. dbrown

    dbrown Tourist

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    For anyone that has stayed at Bally's recently on a comp, what were you charged for the incidental deposit? I've been reading reports with some saying the deposit if $200 for the stay and others saying it's $50 per night. I have an 8 night stay coming up.
     
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    Not sure on Bally’s specifically but I’ve always had the incidentals hold on every comp ive ever stayed on at any strip property.
     
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    $50 per night as of a couple weeks ago. Comes off within a couple days of leaving.
     
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    I will say that it used to be a “flat” rate, and on my recent stay at Caesars palace I had a comp’d 8 night stay in a two-bedroom suite and it was $100/night. They said it changed this year.
     
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  5. dbrown

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    Thanks. I expect to pay an incidental deposit. I just wanted to know if it was going to be $200 or $400. Looks like it will be $400
     
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    Thanks for the fast response everyone. I actually have two reservations back to back. A five night one then a 3 night. Hopefully I can get them to charge everything at once when I first check in and not make me come back down after the 5th night and re-check back in
     
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  7. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Seems like all the hotels do it - even on comps. Usually a couple hundred, but I don't care if it is a thousand. It never hits my credit card anyways.
     
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    Yup, seems the amount depends on the *s of the hotel. Wynn/Cosmo/Bellagio/Aria class hotels all charge $150 a night deposit. Sky Suites at Aria is actually $350 per night. I would imagine Skylofts, etc is even higher. Interestingly enough, when I’ve stayed at Wynn/Encore Tower suites in the past it was the same $150 as the rest of the hotel though.
     
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  9. dbrown

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    this must be a mlife thing. I'm a regular in Atlantic City. I"m used to paying $100 deposit for your stay no matter how many nights. The one exception is at Borgata (only mlife property in AC) where it is $150 per night
     
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    Well I think the lower tier M-life hotels like Luxor and Excalibur have a lower per night deposit, but I’m not positive on that as I haven’t stayed at one.
     
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    I’m here now (about to leave, boo!) and when I checked in on Friday, they said $50 per day.
     
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    I have a Diamond Plus card and every time I've checked into Bally's (About ten times over the past three years) I've told them I don't want to charge anything to the room and I'm never asked to put down a credit card. I don't bring a card to Vegas as I bring straight cash so when I travel alone I usually stay at Bally's and Four Queens because 4Q only wanted $100 and you didn't need a card but that's changed as I had to have it out with them last time I was there and they let me slide that one time after a twenty minute fight.
     
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    I'm pretty sure Bally's told me its $50 per night, but they usually only charge $200 if you go over 4 days. So I really think it's both.
     
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    I've never understood all the todo about this hold. Unless you have a very low credit limit or you intend to trash your room it has no bearing on your stay. It's not a "charge", it's a hold.
     
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    @INABIAL It is usually a credit limit thing, and that's fine-- people with tight budgets like Vegas too. It always frustrates me to see these incidental threads devolve into judgmental comments about personal finances. I hope this one manages to avoid that.
     
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    Well said. DH and I are fortunate enough to not have to factor in this kind of stuff but dang just answer the question or move along. The OP wasn’t asking for financial advice, just a question about deposits. I have family members who literally could’ve been the OP and the snobbery exhibited whenever these questions pop up is ridiculous.
     
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    Sometimes judgemental.

    Sometimes the person does not understand holds and debit cards and credit cards.
     
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    Just stayed last week, 3 nights. $150 hold.
     
  19. dbrown

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    well, I asked the question and I absolutely understand holds and debit/credit cards. So for me, it comes across as judgmental. I just wanted to know what to expect since I'm used to $100 holds no matter how long your stay is (I'm an Atlantic City regular).
     
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    You can usually check on the property's website and it may be posted under the FAQ's. It varies by property tier, MLife, Caesar's and the others. I know Cosmo is $150/ni and Excalibur, Luxor and NYNY are $50/ni I think.

    Pretty sure any hotel I've stayed, in the country in general, puts an incidental hold. Vegas it gets a little wonky with the property tiers - the nicer the place, higher the hold.
     
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