Bag/Coat Check

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Bag/Coat Check

Post by Kasutieru » Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:18 pm

My apologies if this is a topic that has been brought up again but will the Hynes Convention Center be doing the bag/coat check again near the entrance ramp? Our room will not be available to be checked in to until 2-3 pm but I wished to wear my cosplay while we waited. If they are doing this again, how much does it cost to have your bag checked?

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Re: Bag/Coat Check

Post by Aidan2 » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:11 pm

I would strongly recommend you store your bags at your hotel (Hopefully it is close!) sometimes hotels will have rooms available before the listed "check in" time, and if your room is not ready they will generally store your bags with the bellman.

This will save you the hassle of trying to get your luggage through the bag inspection (which is before the coat/Bag Check area!).
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Post by Nemra » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:35 pm

I also agree with what was recommended but to answer your question, yes there will be a bag/coat check at the Hynes again. It will be across from the Dealer's Room entrance (room 107) and It will be $2/item
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Re: Bag/Coat Check

Post by JosephW » Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:46 pm

I've never done it myself, but people have told me that most hotels will hang onto your luggage if your room is not ready yet. And I assume they'll bring it up to your room once your room is ready.

So I suppose what you could do is find a bathroom to change into your cosplay, and then just leave your luggage with the hotel.

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Post by AnnaNeko » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:21 pm

I've personally done this before - change into cosplay in bathroom (or at least into most of it, having worn certain pieces during the commute) then checked my bag with the hotel for nearly rest of day (until we had our room, could take bag up there)

The Hynes bag/coat check is more of a casual "im fine with my stuff watched by random strangers" for a few hours, but it's better to leave your luggage with the hotel you'll be staying in. For one, your bag is staying in a much smaller space with less people having access to it
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Post by Kasutieru » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:52 pm

These were really helpful thank you everyone! I think I'll probably check with the Hilton and see if they charge for bag storage and probably wear parts of my cosplay to the con. Thanks again for all the helpful answer!
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Post by BasharOfTheAges » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:02 pm

They won't charge you. But it's pretty bad form not to tip.
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