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Going to Vegas in April. Any suggestions on how to get the best rates on hotels? Which ones are the nicest? I have stayed at NY NY before but I didn't like the location. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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I've stayed at the Wynn and it was a great place to stay. Wasn't too pricey with a group rate ($650 for 3 nights and round-trip airfare). Not a bad location and has good restaurants. I also had a lot of luck there (doubled my money) so I may be a bit partial. haha
I've heard great things about the Aria. I liked the casino but didn't see the accommodations but it's on the strip so how bad could it be?
best rates--- gamble heavy, they will be free
nicest-- very debatable depending on tastes and interests but you cant go wrong with Bellagio, Wynn, new tower at Caesars, i like the Mirage but don't give your money to Sheldon Adelson (Venetian)
Wynn/Encore is unbelievable. But it's at the end of the strip. I'm currently staying at City Center which is new, adjacent to The Bellagio. Try Aria. It is incredible. Seriously. Caesars rarely disappoints and Mandalay Bay is great. But try Aria. High class man.
On the Strip, I like Bally's
Freemont St (old Vegas), I like the Golden Nugget
If you want a retreat from the Strip, Wyndam Resort is nice about 2 blocks off of the strip. Be aware there is no casino at the Wyndam. Stayed there once and the wife got sick and I had nothing to do.
When I go to Vegas I lose all concept of time and am just looking for a place to lay down and recharge.
As far as deals they are out there but most require sitting through a sales pitch. I usually just use Travelocity or other on line service.
Yeah. That would be the one drawback of the Wynn. It's location is ok but it is closer to one end by a good bit.
Thanks for the info on the Aria. I loved the casino but was curious as to how the rest of the place was.
Was just there last week. It's all kind of relative to be honest with you. The Aria is new and very nice. Can't really go wrong with the Bellagio, though you're paying for the name there. The Cosmopolitan is okay too, and seems to attract a lot of talent. I just stayed at Mandalay Bay, and it was okay, but a pretty good ways off the strip. I've stayed at the Palms as well, and while it's really nice, it's across the interstate and that may not be what you're looking for.
Aria, Cosmo, or Wynn....Cosmo has best location and is super plush not to mention the best club in vegas, stay there its the newest as well
The Wynn is very nice and has excellent restaurants. Stayed there for $79 a night for a week one time...
Harrahs is nice if you get an upgraded room...pretty good location.
Flamingo is alright if you get an upgaded room, and in a great location...smokey casino however.
I would go with the Wynn if you can get a good rate.
Check out some of the rates on various hotels on the attached link....
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Awesome. Thanks everyone. That helps.
If you're not too picky, then I think the Luxor is a really good deal. Otherwise, there is a new one called the Palazzo that is insanely nice. One of my favorites is the Four Seasons, though. It's the top four floors of Mandalay Bay. They have upgraded my room twice to a suite just because it was available when I checked in. When I say suite, I mean the rooms had a piano and dining room table.
Went back in Decemeber and used Priceline. Ended up getting a room at Aria for a very good price. Aria and The Cosmopolitan are the new happening places, tons of talent here and the tables are reasonable as well.
BTW anyone on the board currently here in Vegas? I am here flying solo for the next 36 hours.
I will be there Friday through Wednesday...staying at The Wynn. Hands down (haven't stayed at Cosmopolitan yet so can't say) the best all around hotel in Vegas. The place is gorgeous and just classy. Rooms are HUGE with everything you could want (remote control blinds, TV's next to the shower and in the bathroom among many other things). Can't wait!
Aria is best bang for your buck. Probably one of the nicest if not the nicest and for some reason they have some of the lowest rates in Vegas at this time.
I'm partial to Mandalay Bay for gambling. Never stayed there, but would like to and the pool is awesome.
Hard Rock casino is off the strip, but is really great for a younger crowd and you can also walk across the street to the Hoffbrauhaus which rarely disappoints. You might luck into a great band playing there if you're going to be there over the weekend. You'll end up shuttling/cabbing to the strip, though.
Aria/Wynn casinos are phenomenal, but more pricey like Bellagio. I've never stayed at any of them.
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I've stayed at Luxor twice. I will concur. Not shabby at all, and you can get to Mandalay Bay or Aria, City Center, NY-NY, MGM Grand, and Bellagio in no time.
Mandalay also has a nude beach.
Stayed at Mandalay about 4 times it's nice but your stuck on that side of the strip.... going back in April and will spit time at Palazzo with the wife for three nights then back to Mandalay for 3 nights for a conference. Looking forward to the Palazzo.
All depends on how much you gamble. Most places you have to gamble minimum of $25 a hand to be rated, generally 4 hours a day at an average of $75 a hand will get your room comped and a dinner or two (varies on the casino). If you gamble that much don't use priceline or do packages, because the only way they comp the rooms are if you book directly. If not a gambler, the airfare/hotel packages are sometimes good deals. Palms is awesome on the weekend, not sure what month the pools open, but Friday at the Palms pool is smokin. Mirage is good loacation (center of the strip in the middle of everything) wise and has been renovated a lot the last few years. Wynn is pretty pricey but top of the line. Belliago nice, not as pricey as the Wynn, but probably the next step below. MGM is usually a good deal, good clubs. restaurants,etc. Luxor I think is a dump except for one club, same with NY NY and Monte Carlo. Planet Hollywood is a good location and cheap. If you are looking to go on the real cheap and still have a good location, Flamingo is in the center of everything also. Jersey Boys show is one of the best I have seen in Vegas.
Another vote for Aria. Stayed there in October and that hotel is unbelievable!
Glad to see Aria getting such good reviews. I am heading out there the first week of March Madness and booked my room at Aria.
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Mike, the rooms are absolutely sick. You have a remote that controls everything you can think of in your room...curtains, tv, lamps, room lighting, radio, etc. You can press one button that says goodnight, and everything goes dark. The hotel, staff, accommodations, and casino were just top notch. You should really enjoy your stay there
I usually say at Bellagio or the Wynn. Looking forward to a change up. The rates were ridiculous for the Wynn that week (almost $400 a night for the low end room).
Supposedly Aria's got a pretty sick sports book and the best poker room in Vegas so I imagine it will be a pretty good time.
Palazzo is a great hotel. Very nice rooms, the casino floor is first rate, and the best choice of restaurants in Vegas between the Palazzo and Venetian. It is also a pretty easy walk to the Wynn and my wife likes the Fashion Mall at that end of the strip.
Cosmo was pretty cool, but if you are a gambler it sucks. I don't really like the floor layout, the craps table rates are to high and the sports book is mediocre at best. I went with a group of guys and the ones that were there for the entertainment value only love the Cosmo. The gamblers were not nearly as impressed.
I will say that the Cosmo definitely has some phenomenal scenery at the pool and in the clubs at night.
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