"Once inside, you check in with the concierge, they give you a key to your own fridge and then you serve yourself. A credit card or ID card left at the front desk is reclaimed after payment of the tab. "
But what happens when someone needs to be cut off, as I've seen the bartender do plenty a time. Not to me. Well as far as I can remember not to me. But it happens, often. A huge Minibar is like a drink buffet and buffets only lead to trouble. I feel like a free-for-all may just end in a hot mess.