Venetian

197 Reviews
(702) 414-1000
3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV89109
88% got a Vegas Hotel Deal
Venetian Hotel Las Vegas

Venetian Review Highlights

Recent Hotel Deals & Upgrades

Recent Room Upgrades: 100% 2/2
All Time Upgrades: 88% 140/159

Room Upgrade Reports

Justin
05/18/2012
Tipped:  $50 Upgraded to  Penthouse Suite  from  Bella Suite 

I was the best man for my friends bachelor party and we had decided on a trip to vegas. We booked at the Venetian because we wanted a little classier place. Originally there were 9 of us going and we had booked 3 bella suites. So we get to the Venetian at 11a.m. and 4 of us stand in line (with our drinks mind you.) We got up to the counter and had a younger guy helping us check in. I gave him the $50 sandwich and asked if there was any upgrades we could get possibly to have us all in the same room. He looked at the computer for a bit then looked up at me and said don’t worry i’ll hook you guys up. So that sounded good. He left the counter for a bit, came back and typed a bit more then said, ok. If we cancel your three rooms and you guys pay a total of $200 more I can get all 9 into the penthouse suite. Without checking I said sounds great. It was awesome, usually its $5000 a night for the penthouse we got it for way way less then what it goes for and very close to what we had originally booked. Made the trip, and I have now been the go to when people need advice on getting upgraded. I have to say though I learned how to do it from www.frontdesktip.com. Thanks Guys

Was this an epic upgrade?
Jonathan
04/26/2019
Saved:  $200 Tipped:  $50 Upgraded to  Piazza Suite  from  Unsure 

Did the trick and asked for any complementary upgrades. He slid to see what the bill was and said he can look. We had a standard room at the Venetian, and he upgraded us to the Palazzo 40th floor strip view, $50 dollar beverage credit for signature cocktails at the Dorsey. He came back and broke the $50 in $2, $20’s and $10. I said it was for you as a tip and he said he couldn’t take it because he is unable to waive the resort fee. I gave him $20 bucks as a tip just for the upgraded room. So it does work, it just matters their mood on the resort fee I guess.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Dan
08/17/2018
Saved:  $530 Tipped:  $50 Upgraded to  Luxury Suite  from  Luxury Suite 

Checked in around 3PM and was quite busy. I was unable to select a clerk so got directed to one.
I put $50 between my Amex and passport, she saw the $50 and pushed it up towards the desk.
I ask if there are any piazza suite upgrades, she said none are available complimentary but at a reduced rate, which I declined.
She then put me on the 33rd floor with a strip and mountain view. I also asked if she could come the retire fee which she happily did.
So $50 saved me the $40 per day view upgrade and €309 in resort fees.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Spencer
04/17/2018
Saved:  $~150 Tipped:  $20 Upgraded to  Piazza Suite  from  Luxury Suite 

I checked in on a busy Friday right around 3pm and didn’t get to target a clerk in particular, but wound up with a guy in his 20s. He asked if I needed any change when he saw my 20 and I said no. After speaking with a manager he offered me up a free upgrade to a Piazza suite. I asked for a late check out and he said he could only do one for 12pm b/c the suites were completely booked for Saturday. As an alternative, I could’ve taken a standard room with a 6pm checkout but I took the bigger room. The room was huge with a view of the strip.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Wes
02/03/2018
Tipped:  $20 Upgraded to  Rialto Suit  from  Luxury Suite 

We checked in around 11 AM on a Friday morning. Line wasn’t very long. We were directed to a clerk, so not able to pick. Ended up with a young female. Handed her the “sandwich”. She asked if we needed change, I said no, she said “thank you…let me see what I can do for you.” She was very friendly. We chatted a bit and she ended up getting us an early check-in to a Rialto Suite on the 31st floor overlooking the strip and with a view of the High Roller. She also waived the Resort Fee, saving us $140! We were very pleased with the results of our first attempt of this “trick”.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Jason
01/04/2019
Saved:  $$200 Tipped:  $20 Upgraded to  Luxury Suite  from  Luxury Suite 

Booked the standard Luxury Suite online and offered a $20 tip at check-in using the sandwich method.

Check-in staff discretely accepted the tip and immediately proceeded to search for an upgrade. He offered us a room on the top floor of the newer Venezia tower, overlooking the strip and added late checkout to our booking as well.

Very happy with the upgrade and the service we were provided.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Jon
08/20/2018
Saved:  $$185 ($90 room upgrade + $135 resort fees - $40 tip) Tipped:  $40 Upgraded to  Luxury Suite  from  Luxury Suite 

We arrived during the middle of an 80,000 person convention so I knew that it would be unlikely to get a complete room upgrade, but after reading reviews on this site, I thought I’d try it anyway. I decided to give $40 as we were staying 3 nights (If I was only staying 1 or 2 nights I would have given $20).

There was a long line at check-in but we finally got directed to a young lady in her 20s (didn’t get the chance to target anyone). I put the $40 in between our passports and credit card when she asked for them over. She immediately asked if I would be interested in a complimentary upgrade. When I said I would be, she put us on the 32nd floor with an incredible view of the strip. She also said that she would wave the resort fee of $45 for our stay.

She asked if there was anything else she could do for us. At this point I was pretty certain that I could also get a late check out, but we didn’t need it as we were driving back to LA early on our last day. All in all it was a success and if it had been less busy we might have even got a full room upgrade.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Denise
07/27/2012
Tipped:  $20 Upgraded to  Bella Suite   from  Luxury Suite  

While i was in the elevator heading down to the lobby floor I placed a $20 bill in between my id and credit card so i wouldnt be seen arranging it while waiting in line. I was next in line waiting, then 4 new cashiers opened up in a row. I chose the one at the end because I figured it was a fifty percent less chance that the other cashiers would see what was going on. I got up to the counter and was extremely nervous. He asked for my id and credit card and i handed him the sandwich. I froze though and didnt ask for any upgrades or was too scared to say anything. The next 10 seconds I mentally blacked out. 30 seconds later he said “you are available for a free upgrade” or something to that nature. We have a room available with a great view of the strip, with a living room area with a sofa couch w/ a pullout bed. Then I asked for 2 beds for me and my friend. He said no problem and is there anything else you guys need. I really wanted to push my limits for the piazzo suite but I was way too nervous and I just couldnt get the words out of my mouth. But i got to the room and figured out that it was the bella suite. I originally ordered the cheapest room (luxury suite). Now that i know what to expect i will be going for the piazzo suite in december. Thank you.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Daniel
12/07/2018
Tipped:  $20 Upgraded to  Bella Suite  from  Luxury Suite 

I didn’t target anyone I stood in line, there was a fellow there. I told him it was my first time in vegas and that I was scoping out spots for a bigger trip my friends and I would be taking in 2019. I asked him if there were any upgrades, he said he would look and see what he could do. I had a King room ordered, but a friend of mine was coming on Friday and later changed to two queen beds. It was about 9:45/10PM.

I’m looking at pool construction and trump tower. This is the worst. I gave him twenty bucks, he gave me two waters, and a room with a view of construction and Trump Tower.

Was this an epic upgrade?
Alan Blair
12/03/2018
Saved:  $$240 Tipped:  $20 Upgraded to  Luxury Suite  from  Luxury Suite 

Random Girl on the check in desk at around 3pm on a Thursday
I asked for Strip view room as we already had the luxury room non strip view. I was told it would be an extra $260 for the week ,I said no thanks and then slipped $20 into my passport at which point the girl said let me just check again and see if i can get you that upgrade free of charge.

We got put in the Tower and had an amazing view of the Mirage Caesers and Ti .

Was this an epic upgrade?