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“Great experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Minus 5 Ice Lounge

Minus 5 Ice Lounge
3930 Las Vegas Blvd South, Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (The Strip)
702.632.7714
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$20*
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Ranked #48 of 273 Nightlife in Las Vegas
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Boise, Idaho
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“Great experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

##### Tip: Go to the one at Monte Carlo (there are two bars), prepay for your drinks and bring your own jacket/glove #####


We went to the one in Mandalay Bay and while we enjoyed it, we heard that the one in Monte Carlo is alot bigger. The one we were at was small; my suite in the Palazzo was bigger than the place. LOL. I would say it was around 16ft by 35ft in total space. We got the heavy parkas which was nice as it was pretty cold in there. The drinks come in glasses made of ice, which was out first time seeing something like that. We heard the trick was to pre purchase your drinks before you go in for USD10 and you get a card to hand to the bartender when you go into the place. I think it is almost double when you buy drinks in there. If you want to save money, bring your own heavy jacket and gloves (you need gloves to hold your drinks).

Visited November 2013
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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“A fun time!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

A little hesitant at first based on the prices just to go in, but I had a great time watching the people on the inside.

The drinks are good but slightly overpriced but considering it's an attraction in Vegas that is to expected.

Visited November 2013
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Reisterstown, Maryland
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“A (short) fun time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This place was a lot of fun- but don't expect to stay super long. You can not use electronics or cameras in the lounge ( it is fully ice, so the heat is not good for the ice) It all was such an interesting sight and it was very fun to watch people break the ice cups. As you know from the name, it is freezing in there which does not make for a great time after awhile. It is something that I advise seeing- but don't make it your only thing of the night.

Visited August 2013
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Glen Allen, Virginia
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“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Had a great time. Did 2 cocktails and the coat and gloves and just had fun. Good crowd inside. Quite cozy sitting on the faux fur seats. Disagree with a lot of the reviews, it's clear there is an entry charge and there are different types of packages available. I don;t know what some people expect. It's an attraction with drinks and it's what you make it -go have a drink, have a laugh - you don;t do this every day. We had a great time.

Visited November 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“A Tourist Trap”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Located in the Monte Carlo, this is a tourist trap of the highest caliber. First they will get you in by offering you a free shot. Once at the entrance they tell you it is $15 to get in, and you can’t bring your cellphone inside. And here is the reason, they claim that some people like to strip down to their skivies and have their picture taken by the “professional” photographer inside, and they don’t want you to take their picture and post it to Facebook or wherever, Oh and they also gave me the bogus claim that the heat generated from the cell phone would melt the ice inside. What they really want is for you to pay a fortune for their photos. Once inside, yes it was made out of ice, yes it was cold, and yes the novelty wore off real quick. So if you don’t mind getting ripped off, or being handed a load of BS about the use of your cell phone in a quasi-arctic climate, then you my friend have found your place. Live it up you are in Las Vegas for cryin’ out loud!

Visited December 2012
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