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289 Tenth Ave., New York, NY, 10001
nr. 26th St.
Horrible Door People!
By bigaapplefever on 7/16/2005
I understand if a lot of high-end clubs require you to be on their guest lists but I have never been treated like I was nothing just because I was not a celebrity by these people at the front door at Marquee, who think that they are so in power. It was 3 am and my friends were inside Marquee and these people at the door for no reasons wouldn't let me in and not only that they were so rude to me because I have an accent in my speaking. I had gotten in once to this place and this place is really not a big deal! More other places are a lot better, bigger and nicer! I was a customer and I would have made business by buying drinks at this place which I had done at my first time there but these people at the front door had intentionally humiliated me, especially the black guy with braided hair! I DON'T RECOMMEND THIS PLACE! NO FUN!
You don't wanna come to this place....
By WW3 on 7/18/2005
These people who work at the door are just awful people!
By LeeAnn on 12/18/2007
This place is SO over!! Marquee has only reinforced the idea that the life of a new york city club is as fleeting as an Hermes sale. The crowd there has now turned incredibly unattractive - the men are short, ugly, over 40, And the women have put on some serious weight since the place opened and seem to have forgotten to visit their hairstylist and need a lesson in Fashion. The staff there still seem to think the place is as hot as when it opened and have ridiculous attitude. There is absolutely nothing special there - the dance floor is tiny, the music sucks, the staff and management are atrocious, and the crowd is a bunch of old Men and Women. Save your time and money and go down the street to a place like home where at least they appreciate your patronage and show it! A much better crowd there (or anywhere else) as well! Or hop in a plane to LA where you can find a real club with great music, hot men and Women and perfect weather.
If you think the door attitude is bad, wait until inside
By ccast3 on 6/24/2009
I was there for a happy hour event recently. There was a blond female bar tender who was overcharging everyone at the bar for drinks. I only heard a few people actually ask her about the overcharge. Not only that, but her drink pours were shameful. When I got my bill, I asked her about incorrect charges on my bill. She had been adding drinks to my bill and hoped I wouldn't notice (or say anything). She huffed, went back and fixed it, and came back with the corrections with a scowl. She was going to overcharge everyone there, and hope no one had the nerve to say anything. There is also a mandatory service charge added to each bill. The crowd wasn't that great either. Never again.
Not Worth the Hype!
By victoriafana on 8/4/2009
I went on a Saturday night with out-of-town friends. We had a reserved table upstairs. The crowd was anything but glamorous. If anything they were wannabe celebutards. The music was beyond anything digestible. You can get the same tunes from Hot 97 or Z100, to name a few. Absolutely nothing original from both DJ's; actually, nothing original about anyone there. The place is extremely overrated!!!! Over $1000 spent and I would have preferred to hit up the Shelter, pay $20 and truly dance my ass off to the music played by a "REAL" DJ Timmy Regisford, instead of what I subjected by poor ears to for 3 hours. Now I know for certain that if a dumb ass celebrity is loving the place - then it's definitely not worth the effort.
The most horrible and repulsive place ever!!
By angelo011 on 1/2/2011
I went to Marquee for the 2011 New Year's Party. The most horrible and disgusting experience I ever had. We got there at about 10:30PM and everyone was drunk already. Girls could barely stand on their feet, one girl threw up right on the dance floor. People were spilling liquor all over the place. The club was so crowded that it was hard to stand there, leave alone dance. When we got there they gave us a small table where only 4 people could sit and we had a group of 12! 10 mins later they switched us to a different table, which wasn't much better, there weren't enough seats for everybody there too. To make things worse, we had to wait for our liquor for about half an hour- apparently they ran out of liquor! They didn't give us enough cups too! Unbelievable! And this is all after paying $275 per person plus the bottling gratuity fee, which is the biggest rip off ever!!! The DJ sucked too- He only counted from 5 to 1 right before the New Year started and there was no other announcement about the holiday. I think at 2AM they remembered that oh by the way it's New Years and just said Happy New Year. Bathrooms are outrageously small too. There was a huge line for guys (their line stretched into the club and they blocked the dancing area) and a smaller line for girls. Don't ever go to this place, you will regret every single dollar you spend there!
By Burnnedtoast on 2/5/2011
I just went here last night at around 2 am. It was the worst experience of my life. I had to wait in a long line to go to the bathroom. The girl in front of my got to go first because she sucked the bathroom attendants penis right then and there behind the curtains! The whole place smelled like weed and people were getting kicked out left and right for smoking weed. I do not recommend and will NEVER go back to this expensive hell hole.
will never recomment this place to anyone
By iloveclubbing on 10/31/2011
I purchased tickets for Halloween night as per promoters advise, and had to stand in the rain and snow for 2 hours only to realize that bouncers are on the edge and would not let us in. I have lived in this county for over 15 years and have never been disrespected and treated this way. When asking for someone to resolve the situation was just shoved out of the way. They ruined my evening and their reputation.
If you are SM, Doormen love to kick your ass
By laurie on 8/12/2004
If you want to be cursed at,c 'est a dire te faire insulter, by the doormen. If you like to feel that your money is not welcomed but that the little dealer is. If you like the doormen loosers friends have a seat because they are cool with jeans full of holes and funny hair cuts. If you want to stand up looking at those "powerfull" people not a penny in the pocket play the stars because they are on drugs and fashionable. You found the place to have no fun, where the doormen and staff will insult you because you are the stupid who paid $25. Club pretending being fashionable with no class, no money people inside, low key dress code. Laurence concierge at a Hotel Palace... ....Un club de merde Quoi!!! Thank god cielo, cobrar etc...still there
By smiles0071 on 7/14/2005
Shuned at door - gave name on list - she didn't even look.. don't bother going.. I believe something underlying about door policy.. does not let in African Americans.. onless they are on the cover of a magazine.
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