Aria Resort Club Lounge Upgrade
Last year Aria resort in Las Vegas added a Resort Club lounge for hotel guests who booked an upgraded room at the Resort Club Level. Resort Club Level rooms are essentially standard Deluxe Aria rooms on higher floors with lounge access and enhanced perks.
The price difference to book Club Level room over a standard room seems to vary from $85-$140 per night in the same room and up to $260 for the same room with a strip view. I recently booked a comped 4 night stay at Aria in the base level room which is a Deluxe King. 3 weeks after I booked, Aria sent me an offer to upgrade to a Resort Club Room with a better view for $65 per night. I did a little research and found that the going rate during my stay for the same room is $256 more per night than the room I booked. I'd say this represents an excellent value!
Free breakfast and all day beverages alone is probably worth $100 a person at the very minimum. If you add food and bev savings to the higher floor, strip view and priority check in, this $65 upcharge seems like a no brainer. If you don't receive an offer or you don't want to pay extra for Vegas perks, check out this post: 5 Easy Ways to Get Hotel Elite Status.
- Social Hour: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Daily serving complimentary select wines, beers and sparkling wine. Outside of those hours, craft cocktails are available for purchase.
- Food: Breakfast, coffee, light afternoon snacks, evening hors d'oeuvres and desserts.
- Priority check-in
- High-Floor Rooms
- Pre-Arrival Concierge
- Limited Business Services
Last year I stayed in the Sky suites which was an awesome experience from a service perspective. Specifically I felt that the lounge helped me save a ton of money (especially since the Fiji's in the room are $25 each) and that lounge doesn't include real food like the club lounge so the savings will be bigger.