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THEhotel Mandalay Bay rebranding to Delano Las Vegas

MGM Resorts Mlife has partnered with Morgans Hotel Group. One of the imminent changes is THEhotel Mandalay Bay rebranding to Delano Las Vegas Fall 2014. THEhotel is a hotel within Mandalay Bay Resort.

Here is my review of a King Suite stay at THEhotel July 2013. Hotel Review THE King Suite at THEhotel Las Vegas.

Morgans Hotel Group

Morgans Hotel Group is a modern luxury hotel chain with 12 hotels branded as Delano (1), Mondrian (4), Hudson (1) and six other hotels called ‘Originals’. There are presently only a few locations with South Beach, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and London.

Delano South Beach

Mondrian Soho, New York, 9 Crosby Street

Mondrian Los Angeles, 8440 Sunset Boulevard (great music venue location by House of Blues)

Mondrian South Beach, Miami area Florida

Mondrian London at Sea Containers, London UK

Hudson New York, 356 West 58th Street


Morgans New York, 237 Madison Avenue

Royalton New York, 44 West 44th Street

Clift Hotel San Francisco

South Beach Shore Club, Miami area, Florida

Sanderson London

St. Martins Lane London


Morgans Hotels map

Several new Morgans Group Hotels are set to open:

Delano Las Vegas (Fall 2014)

Delano Cesme, Turkey (2017)

Delano Moscow, Russia (2015)

Delano Cartagena, Colombia (2016)

Mondrian Doha, Qatar (2015)

Mondrian Istanbul, Turkey (2015)

10 Karakoy Istanbul, Turkey

Mondrian Los Angeles is a hotel I visited a couple years back on Sunset Boulevard, near Andaz West Hollywood.

Mondrian LA

Andaz West Hollywood was rock and roll cool. The Mondrian was more LA scene and be seen.

Mondrian LA style Mondrian LA lobby

Mondrian Los Angeles photos.

Dear Mlife Noir Member

In my mailbox today I found a black envelope from MGM Resorts.

Dear Noir Member,

It is our privilege to announce a very special opportunity to our NOIR members, an invitation to become a Morgans Hotel Group Global Card member. The Global Card is issued by invitation only to Morgan Hotel Group’s most elite and loyal guests. When you choose to opt in, your status as a Global Card member will entitle you to elevated benefits at premier Morgans Hotel Group destinations in New York, Los Angeles, London, San Francisco and South Beach – along with DELANO Las Vegas, formerly THEhotel.

Your benefits begin immediately. Opt in and enjoy a complimentary night at any new Morgans Hotel Group property within the first six months of the hotel’s opening date. You’ll also experience guaranteed entrance to any Morgans Hotel Group bar or lounge and priority restaurant reservations.

We’re confident you’ll enjoy the full breadth of Global Card membership – including complimentary room upgrades, exclusive pool and beach access, and much more.

I googled Morgan Hotels Group Global Card. A couple of Hotel Chatter articles from 2010 came up.

What is the Morgans Hotel Group Global Club Card? (And How Can We Get One?) – Hotel Chatter June 9, 2010

The Complete List of What the Morgans Hotel Group Global Card Gets You – Hotel Chatter August 26, 2010

Morgans Hotel Group–is there a loyalty program? – Flyertalk 2010-2011 thread has some discussion on card benefits.

One minute I am scrounging for Choice Privileges points for Norway and booking $50 room nights in Greece at 3-star Best Western hotels and the next minute I am thinking about free nights in luxury hotels in Cartagena, Moscow and Turkey.

I’ll be in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay in September for the Boarding Area BACON2 conference. Looks like I might want to stay one extra night.


Ric Garrido of Monterey, California is writer and owner of Loyalty Traveler.

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  • Barb DeLollis August 11, 2014

    Ric, I will see you in Vegas!

  • Ric Garrido August 12, 2014

    @Barb – looking forward to seeing you again.

  • cj August 12, 2014

    can anyone come to boardingarea conference or is it just for BA bloggers ?

  • Ric Garrido August 13, 2014

    The conference is only for BoardingArea bloggers and invited guests. That is like 150 people or more.

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