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Going on a road trip and passing through las vegas, considering bringing my bike. I was wondering how safe it is to leave a $5K+ bike in the hotel baggage area. Im staying at the bellagio so I dont think I can bring the bike in the elevator up to the room.

Or have people taken their bikes up to the room?
 

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I'd definitely be taking mine in the elevator and locking it in the room. Over memorial weekend we rented a condo at a resort and I lugged mine up 3 flights of stairs though so I'm pretty paranoid about losing mine. There were 2 very nice bikes locked at the base of the staircase I climbed up with mine however so everyone's comfortability level is different.
 

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We recently stayed in a janky Best Western in the middle of nowhere and before we even got our bikes through the door one of the employees came running over to intercept us. They "let" us put the bikes in the locked storage area, which was slightly better than leaving them on the rack in the parking lot I guess, especially after the employee said that their parking lot security cameras didn't work! I didn't sleep well over it. The bikes were there in the morning undisturbed thankfully.

Edit: if they don't give you some kind of claim check then snap some pics of the bikes in the storage room to prove that they're yours and you indeed left them in there.

Resort hotels that have a locked bike storage room where they give you a claim check and escort you in and out are pretty nice. Then you don't have to step around your bike(s) inside your room.
 

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Just make sure it's clean.

If they hassle you, just mention you are a "diamond/platinum whatever member" and you'll be speaking to their manager....

My bike always goes into my room.

I don't bring it in dirty.

Side doors vs main lobby helps.

I've done this for 18 years(travel a lot for work). Only once was I hassled, and I simply told him no, it's not going in your maintenance closet. Tell your manager to call me. They never did.

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I know you're doing a road trip, but just get a bike bag and take it up that way. In a normal hotel (Hampton, Days Inn, Etc) I'd 100% walk it up to my room. But for large casino, not drawing attention to yourself, is likely just going to be easier.
 

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I know you're doing a road trip, but just get a bike bag and take it up that way. In a normal hotel (Hampton, Days Inn, Etc) I'd 100% walk it up to my room. But for large casino, not drawing attention to yourself, is likely just going to be easier.
Agreed on the bike bag. I bought one for about $50 from amazon. Since i have a huge enduro sled it just barely fits with both wheels removed and handlebar unclamped from stem. I havent tried to fit the wheels in the bag at the same time, not worth creating a padding system for my needs. Provides nice protection for interior packing too. If your wheels dont fit just leave them in the car or bring them into the room with a second trip using the bike bag.
 

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The employees don't want you to bring valuables into your room because they're in with the thieves that break into your car.
 

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We rolled three bikes through the casino and into the elevators and up to a room in the Luxor a couple of years ago, no problem.

If for some reason they wanted to hold them in baggage area, I would ask if they are then covered by insurance and if there is any limit, expect a claim ticket and take photos, ideally with the person from the casino who gave you the information.
 
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Bellagio?? Don't count on even making it to the elevator rolling your bike. I live in Vegas. Bellagio is pretty up tight. Circus Circus, heck yeah. I could probably wheel a dead body in a grocery cart to my room there without a second look from anyone. Bike bag is the best bet and even then you might get stopped. After that route 91 shooting a few years ago, most of the hotels (especially the nice ones) are watching what people take to their rooms very carefully.
 

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Bellagio?? Don't count on even making it to the elevator rolling your bike. I live in Vegas. Bellagio is pretty up tight. Circus Circus, heck yeah. I could probably wheel a dead body in a grocery cart to my room there without a second look from anyone. Bike bag is the best bet and even then you might get stopped. After that route 91 shooting a few years ago, most of the hotels (especially the nice ones) are watching what people take to their rooms very carefully.
I stayed in the Mandalay Bay and from our window could look down at the parking lot where the gunman shot everyone. It was a bit surreal.
 

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I don't even like to leave my suitcases full of dirty clothes in a hotel luggage area... no way would I ever leave any of my bikes.

I've never brought a bike into a hotel in Vegas, but I have in other swanky conference center hotels in other large cities and never had hassles. In fact, mostly got compliments for riding and what not. In hotels, my bikes are always in the room with me - and I travel a lot for both work and racing. That's not negotiable for me.
 

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I'd almost think the baggage area is safer than your room at a hotel like that (a pretty nice one with a staffed lobby). It would be hard to get a bike out unnoticed and that area is always staffed and video'd. If it's an 'inside job' then it's just as easy to take it out of your room as the baggage area.
 

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I've taken my bike into every hotel room I've ever stayed at FWIW.

The only place I've ever been given grief was at the N* Ritz Carlton... bikes were not allowed. I told them they can charge me for any cleaning or damages but the bike was coming up to my room.
 

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Going on a road trip and passing through las vegas, considering bringing my bike. I was wondering how safe it is to leave a $5K+ bike in the hotel baggage area. Im staying at the bellagio so I dont think I can bring the bike in the elevator up to the room.

Or have people taken their bikes up to the room?
Take the bike to the room. Its Vegas they don't care. Just roll it through the lobby like you own the place.
 

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For those who are suggesting to leave it in their secured area, I would suggest you inquire of the MAX payout if your bike is lost or damaged. You will change your mind.
 

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For those who are suggesting to leave it in their secured area, I would suggest you inquire of the MAX payout if your bike is lost or damaged. You will change your mind.
From the hotel or from your homeowner's insurance?
 
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