We went to this club to see a DJ. From reading many of the reviews about how the place is a bit "exclusive," how the bouncers might not let you in even if you have a ticket, etc., we were a bit apprehensive. Nevertheless, we decided to take our chances. Here's a bit of advice. The following steps worked for me:
First, if you can buy your ticket in advance, do it. The waiting lines are notoriously long. Also, apparently it is not uncommon to wait in line for hours and simply be turned away! Next, it helps to have a woman with you, especially one that is "dressed to kill." I went with my girlfriend and my sister. It seems that the bouncers are more open to letting women in the club vs. men, which is really standard practice at many clubs. Better yet, if you're a guy and you have two women, both looking very chic, you can definitely get in easily, which I think helped my chances.
Understand this: the bouncers are the gatekeepers. When we arrived, it was about 10:30pm. There was a huge line outside. We were able to bypass the "main" line and entered around the side venue because we already had tickets. Although there were at least 100-150 people outside waiting, the inside of the club was relatively empty! Only about 35-50 people were inside.
Lastly, the club itself was NOT all that. There were no dancers coming down from the ceiling (as I understand is a routine theme here) that night, but the drinks were extremely overpriced, the overall venue was a bit grimy, and the club itself was just a bit drab.
I understand this is Miami Beach and all, where everything is about "show," but the bottom line is the place is overpriced, drinks are watered down, and the place is just overrated. The DJ was awesome, however, but I doubt if I'll be returning unless there's a DJ I specifically want to see. All in all, it's just an average club with a lot of hype around it.
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