$20 Bellagio

Discussion in '$20 Trick Section' started by Sonya, Apr 28, 2015.

  1. tycoon

    tycoon Low-Roller

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    So it seems like it's not really worth it. Unless you want. fountain view?

    I have 4 nights, Tue to Sat, Resort Tower King.

    We don't really care if we get fountain view or not. So it sounds like we shouldn't bother?
     
  2. MrPFromChicago

    MrPFromChicago Tourist

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    How much luck do you get if you're MLife Gold getting an upgrade in general? I know one of the perks is automatic upgrades, "subject to availability", but was considering doing a $40 trick to try and motivate the front desk clerk. Currently booked a 2Q resort room semi-comp online (staying 2 nights, one is comp'd); trying to get a single king with a fountain view.
     
  3. Mr Bulldops

    Mr Bulldops VIP Whale

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    About nothing. The tier benefit excludes suites. Those upgrades are usually higher floor, view, etc - and that's usually only after you remind them.
     
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  4. YukonSloMo

    YukonSloMo MIA

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    We are in town Super Bowl week. Coming in on Thursday February 10th leaving on Tuesday February 15th.

    We have all 5 nights comped in a Tower Fountain King. Even though it’s one of the busiest weekends of the year, I might just see if they can move us to a Salone Suite?!

    Thoughts please and thank you
     
  5. duceiswild

    duceiswild Low-Roller

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    one of the busiest weekends of the year, especially when it comes to the number of players in town who get comped suites. I’d say on a regular weekend your chances are slim, and that weekend virtually zero. There’s actually a fair chance all of their suites will actually be sold out.
     
  6. Check-Raise

    Check-Raise High-Roller

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    I had a resort tower king w/ fountain view booked (comped + resort fees) for a Saturday - Tuesday in July, and arrived really late at night (11:00pm at the hotel). The front desk person spent a lot of time on the phone, I wasn't really sure why, until she finally broke silence and told me that my room was not ready... I was like.. what? They are still cleaning rooms at 11:00pm on Saturday night?! She instead said she was approved to give me a Bellagio Suite (no view) unless I wanted to wait. Naturally I jumped at the prospect and it ended up being a really nice setup!

    I don't know if any of this information is helpful or not, but it's my only Bellagio experience with room upgrades and it felt really bizarre to me.
     
  7. YukonSloMo

    YukonSloMo MIA

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    I have never asked for an upgrade, but if they throw a suite at us we can always look at the fountains on tv :)
     
  8. amanty

    amanty Low-Roller

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    Upcoming trip in November.

    One night comped via MV app. It is currently a Resort Accessible.
    It is also Tuesday . . . I have no player status. Hoping I can side step the automated check-in and pay somebody.

    What can I expect for a $50 upgrade?
    I would consider fountain views and higher floor secondary, to a suite a room upgrade.
     
  9. Raven888

    Raven888 Watanabe wannabe

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    Stayed here recently and tried the $20 trick. I had a Resort Tower King corner room. After $20 I got put in a Spa Tower King corner room. I think the view was worse and the room didn't seem as nice as the pictures online when I booked it... Maybe I offended the front desk lady by trying to bribe her??? LOL

    Definitely not worth it.
     
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  10. Mrsous

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    On my most recent stay I slipped her the $20 and ask if there were any complimentary upgrades to a fountain view available and was told no. We were in the resort tower originally but she moved us into an a King room in the main tower on a high floor with a beautiful view of the desert. She noticed it was my birthday & told me happy birthday. Asked if I like wine or champagne. Didnt think anything of it. 30 min later a bottle of Prosecco and cholocate covered strawberries show up at the room along with a handwritten birthday card! I’d say worth the $20!
     
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  11. Breezy

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    Had a comp room from myVegas for Friday 1/27. I previously had a spa tower room and knew I didn't want that again, so I did the $20 sandwich and asked if there was anything with a fountain view available not in the spa tower. We were booked for the spa tower, but she moved us to a stay well room on the 23rd floor which we loved.

    I don't know if the Stay well beds are different from the other beds, but that was the most comfortable bed I've ever had at a hotel.
     
  12. GinTonic

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    Yes Stay Well Beds are different ,that was one reason the front desk recommended the room to us we enjoyed it there as well , very comfy.
    Upgrade from normal King to Stay Well can be worth it as it also comes with an nice bathroom incl bathtub.
     
  13. StormHawk

    StormHawk Yuma, where I work in software.

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    Comped 3 nights in premier 2 queen, Tuesday-Thursday. Zero prior Bellagio room experience. Will report back with findings.

    Scratch that - went with the better value play at Delano this time around.
     
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  14. StormHawk

    StormHawk Yuma, where I work in software.

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    Double scratch, back at Bellagio, Friday-Monday. Premier king comp/resort fees.
     
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  15. StormHawk

    StormHawk Yuma, where I work in software.

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    Easy - 12:30pm Saturday. 3 people in line. $20 sandwich, very quick, he set it up on the counter and said he’d have to leave it, then I can give it to him if I’m happy with the service afterward.
    20th floor, just a few doors off center, fountain view. Price difference for me on MGM rewards between what I booked and this view was around $400 total for the 3-night stay
     
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  16. Mattay

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    We will be arriving on Monday 19th Feb around 10pm and have a premier king room booked for 4 nights. Will this be a quieter time to checkin and try for potential room upgrade?