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Vegas Clubs

Discussion in 'Vegas Nightlife' started by lasvegas_limo_driver, Apr 12, 2014.

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  1. lasvegas_limo_driver

    lasvegas_limo_driver MIA

    Apr 19, 2004
    las vegas, nv
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    There are a lot of new people asking question's about nightclubs in Vegas. How do they work, how much are they, what to wear and so on. Here is what i tell people, but other people will give their 2 cents.

    In nearly 20 years of dealing with Vegas nightclubs i have seen clubs, management and host's completely change or go away. What the old Beach used to do compared to Hakkassan is fairly the same. Make money off the door, and move a ton of alcohol.

    Almost every club has a guest list, except some on big DJ night's. Such as Hakkassan and Light. There is a difference between guest list line, table service line, general admission line and all girls lines. Not all clubs have these, but the big ones do. If you have bought presale ticket's you wait in the same line as guestlist, and some clubs they do tables, guestlist and ladies in one line and GA in another. Just depends on how many the club holds and how fast lines move.

    Guys: typically speaking large groups of guys, get a table. Its much easier and usually much quicker. If you are doing entry, divide up into smaller groups. Clubs dont like doing entry for one group of 20 guys. Get into groups of 2-4, much easier. Also guys, dress to impress, get to clubs at 10 pm to 11 pm at the latest. You will get in much faster than midnight.

    Ladies: Beautiful groups of ladies have such an advantage. Some clubs will give you first bottle comped if you do a table or free drink ticket's if just getting entry. most clubs do offer a guestlist/ladies entry line that is much faster than GA.

    Table service: Here is how most clubs work table service. They will give a minimum dollar amount, say typical is $1500, most clubs that is 3 bottles with tax and tip. That will also change depending on what you order. Right now Chateau and Pure offer some of the best rates on bottle service as well does Tryst. XS is the top nightclub in the world and they still offer some great prices for the venue.

    Club host or independent host: Club's have host's that work for them and they have promoters that basically work for them. Some host's pull 10 tables or more a night while promoters get out and get people in. Some promoters deal with 200-400 people a night. Clubs hosts will vary from club to club. Most of the time dealing with a club host is interesting, but not all club hosts will give you the best deal. almost every person that comes to Vegas and does table service is doing 2 or more nights of it, and that's where independent hosts work well. Independent hosts work closely with several clubs to get you the best deal, some times they can't , sometimes they can. If your planning more than 2 nights of clubs, club hopping or stripclubs and limos, then independent host's are typically better.

    Which club is the best on which night: Every club is good on Friday and Saturday night's, the thing is what is your budget and group size. If you have $20 in your pocket and want to roll VIP, better get a 12 pack and drink in the parking lot. The top tier clubs will cost guys $20-100 entry and ladies free to $50, and this is depending on DJ and any event's. The middle/lower tier clubs will run free to $40 for entry. Some clubs will give free drink tickets or open bar till 11 or 12. When you figure out your club's, figure your budget. Higher tier table service will run average $200-300 per person. Lower tier places $125-200 per person, and this is an average not an exact figure. This is why. You pay $40 for entry and $12-18 per drink. i can drink 4-6 drinks perhour so figure how many you can drink per hour and how many hours you will be there. Clubs during the weedays are always doing events and specials, that could influence your weekday partying.

    1 Oak at Mirage: $30.00 cover: open 10:30 pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Hip hop, mash ups and top 40.

    Body English at Hard Rock: $20.00 cover: open 10pm Thursday , Friday, Saturday. Top 40, hip hop, mash ups techno

    Chateau at Paris: $20.00 cover: open 10:30 Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Hip hop and electronic

    Drai’s at Bally’s: $30 for men; $20 for women cover: Open at 1 am Thursday-Sunday. House, techno, hip-hop and trance

    Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay: $30 cover: Open 7 days a week at 10pm. Top 40, house, hip-hop, R&B

    Ghostbar at Palms: $10 cover: Open 7 days a week at 8 pm. Top 40, pop and hip-hop

    Hakkasan at MGM: Cover can vary depending on who's performing, $30 for women and $40 and up for men. Open Thursday - Sunday from 10 pm. electronic, house, hip-hop and Top 40

    Haze at Aria: Cover start’s at $20: Thursday – Saturday 10:30 pm. Top 40, house and hip-hop.

    Hyde at Bellagio: Cover start’s at $20: Open nightly at 5 p.m. The lounge opens 5 pm The nightclub is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 10pm. Music is open format but usually hip hop, electronic top 40

    Lavo at Palazzo: Cover start’s at $20: Open Tuesday – Friday 6 pm and Saturday 7 pm. House, mash-ups and hip-hop.

    LAX at Luxor: Cover $30.00: Open Wednesday-Sunday at 10:30. Music varies

    Light at Mandalay Bay : Cover starts at $20 for women and $40 for men. Open Wednesday at 10:30pm and Friday - Saturday at 10 pm. Primarily electronic and house, trap, Top 40 and hip-hop

    Marquee at The Cosmopolitan: Cover starts at $20: Monday and Thursday at 10pm Friday 9:30 pm, Saturday 9 pm. Electronic inside and hip hop and top 40 outside

    Mix at The Hotel at Mandalay Bay: Opens daily at 5 pm. Sunday- Thursday $20, Friday and Saturday $25 after 10pm. Top 40, hip hop and house

    Pure at Caesar’s Palace: Cover start’s at $20.00 Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday and opens at 10 pm. Pure Lounge is open Monday- Thursday at 5pm. House, hip-hop, rock

    Surrender at Encore: Cover start’s at $40.00. Open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10:30 pm. Electronic-dance, hip-hop and rock

    Tao at Venetian: Cover start’s at $30.00.Club opens Thursday – Saturday at 10 pm. Lounge: Monday – Sunday at 5 pm. Hip hop typically in second room and Electronic and house main room.

    The Bank at Bellagio: Cover start’s at $25.00. Open Thursday - Sunday 10:30 pm. Hip-hop, rock and mash-ups.

    Tryst at Wynn: Cover start’s at $30 for men, $20 for women. Open Thursday – Saturday at 10 pm. Top 40, hip-hop, mash-ups, house

    Voodoo Lounge at Rio: Cover start’s at $30.00 and open nightly at 9 pm. Top 40, hip-hop and dance music.

    XS at Encore: Cover starts at $30 for men and $20 for women. Open Friday – Monday at 10 pm. Electronic, Top 40, hip-hop, '80s
  2. smartone

    smartone VIP Whale

    Jul 17, 2011
    Northern Nevada
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Great post! I for one am loving seeing the newer posters questions and involvement.
  3. paperposter

    paperposter MIA

    Jul 23, 2011
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    most of the clubs on the weekdays if your staying at the actualy hotel property you can get in free.
    just have to poke around if its your room key or a pass that is left in your room(lax) or conceirge , just ask what will work.
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2014
  4. vegasvic

    vegasvic VIP Whale

    Mar 13, 2013
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Great info, thank you.
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