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Mandalay Bay/Delano

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

  1. 1stoppop

    1stoppop Tourist

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    Going to Mandalay Bay next week (Weds - Sunday) and planning on trying the $20 sandwich trick. It seems from what I have read on this forum and others that, if an upgrade is given, it is usually from MB to the Delano. That would be great, but my wife is concerned that if we stay at Delano, she will not be able to use the spa at MB. (Yes, I know that Delano also has a spa, but MB's spa is her favorite on the strip.) Does anyone know whether guests of Delano can also use the spa at MB? And, if not, is it even worth it to try the $20 sandwich?
     
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  2. JoJoR

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    I always stay at Delano and use Mandalay Bay's spa.
     
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  3. Corinne

    Corinne Low-Roller

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    Checked in to Delano yesterday for one night. Asked for a North Strip View. Was told nothing available. However when I produced a tip one instantly became available, lol. Gave her $10 cos it wasn’t a great upgrade. However we should have saved our money as the view was so much better from Skyfall Lounge for free and with a free glass of champagne. Delano is beautiful but quite disappointed to realise even in the Delano pool an umbrella was $75 per person. Ouch. 40 degrees and no shade for free in Delano or MB. Not impressed. Came back to my timeshare to sunbathe, lol.
     
  4. Kevke

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    Anyone had recent $20 dollar trick for Delano ?
     
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  5. Jaydub

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    Checked in on Friday, 1/4 for a two night MyVegas Comp stay. Was not expecting much due to the weekend and the comp. I like to chat the desk clerk up, ask about their day, and then ask about any complimentary upgrades while holding a $20 clearly in my hand. She was able to move us from a Resort King to a Bay King, and give us a $75 F&B credit. Overall, a win.
     
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  6. Vegasmiragegirl

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    I have 3 nights booked on a comp over a weekend next month at Mandalay Bay, but I’d really like to switch to the Delano. There are 3 of us and we need that extra room (hopefully with a rollaway.) I’m planning to tip a $50 at check in and hoping for a complimentary upgrade to Delano. Is that reasonable or not enough? This trip is also celebrating an upcoming wedding and birthday, so I’m going to mention that too. Not sure it will make any difference. I don’t think my travel companions will want to pay extra, so I’m trying to keep the cost low enough for me to pay it, and not lose my gambling money in the process.
     
  7. ams722

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    Honestly, if you want a Delano room, book a room at Delano. Hoping for an upgrade from Mandalay to Delano is just setting yourself up for disappointment. Those upgrades do happen, but they’re rare.
     
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  8. Vegasmiragegirl

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    I get what you’re saying, but I have 3 nights free at MB vs a $275 cost with my offers for Delano. The last time I stayed at MB they offered the upgrade to Delano. I didn’t realize it was that rare.
     
  9. JRRestoule

    JRRestoule High-Roller

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    It won't hurt to try :) As a consolation, the rooms at Mandalay are pretty decently sized at about 550 square feet. So if worse comes to worse and you have to stay at Mandalay, 3 people in one of their rooms shouldn't be too crowded.
     
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  10. romeocasido

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    I had a double queen at the aria. I was denied a rollaway bed because having a rollaway in a double queen is a safety hazard... Having said that, Mandalay Bay rooms are huge! And i can picture a rollaway being able to fit in there no problem, i just don't know if the hotel sees it that way as well..

    But weren't you offered a delano comp offer as well? Both hotels use the same VIP # 866.359.7778... Just call and ask them to switch if it's not too late
     
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  11. Vegasmiragegirl

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    Interesting about them denying the rollaway, that sucks. I don’t have comps at Delano, only MB. I called VIP and the person I spoke to was like a robot, basically said I could switch to Delano, but they weren’t giving me any wiggle room. Oh well, I’ll just try at check-in for the upgrade.
     
  12. QuaDxAceZ

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    I am here currently for 6 nights, 5 nights comp and 1 night at a cheap rate. Gave the lady at check in a $20, She gave me free early checkin(8 am), an upgrade to an executive king, and comped the last night for me. Not bad for $20
     
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  13. YukonSloMo

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    Not surprised folks are getting an upgrade. We used to love going there but found their CS was lacking as was their cocktail service.
     
  14. QuaDxAceZ

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    I haven’t had any issues with customer service so far this trip but I agree that cocktail service is lacking a bit here, although it is a very busy weekend
     
  15. Strikes

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    Stayed here last week on a comp offer for four nights. $40 at check-in got an upgrade from Resort King room to Elite King Suite on the 58th floor. Nice room and happy with the outcome! Room had a seperate living room and partial strip views.
     
  16. Colesc15

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    What should I hope for? We're checking into Delano for two comped nights in a scenic suite but would like an upgrade
     
  17. Strikes

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    Hmmm, seems like a tricky one, it's quite a big jump in room type after scenic suite. When I stayed at Delano a few years ago I was bumped up to Scenic Suite from the standard room and got 5 days worth of day spa passes. I think it might be hard to get an upgrade from Scenic Suite unless they have super low occupancy.
     
  18. 1stoppop

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    How did you manage to get 5 says worth of spa passes?
     
  19. Strikes

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    I did the $50 or so trick when checking in. I didn't specifically ask for the spa passes it was just something that she added in (I didn't actually realise at the time that it was worth ok money - I went a couple of times). She said she'd noted on the account to waive all spa day pass fees (which happened). This was back in December 2017.
     
  20. Napoleon Solo

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    Staying there July 29th for 6 nights. Comped all the nights so hooping a $50 gets me into a Elite room