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Mirage, Paris, Or Mandalay Bay - Which Hotel For A Vegas Vacation?

Mirage, Paris, Or Mandalay Bay - Which Hotel For A Vegas Vacation?

Old May 13th, 2003, 11:53 AM
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Mirage, Paris, Or Mandalay Bay - Which Hotel For A Vegas Vacation?

I've been to vegas four times and have stayed at the Monte Carlo twice, The Mirage one time and The Luxor one time. So far have liked the Mirage the best. Thinking about going in September and am trying to decide if we should stay at the Mirage again or switch to the Paris or Mandalay Bay? Which would you choose? Thanks
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Old May 13th, 2003, 12:07 PM
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Stayed at Mandalay Bay on our honeymoon and loved it. Yes I know it's NOT centrally located but we had more than enough time to walk and or take the monorail - since you stayed at Luxor you know what I mean. Best part for me while the room was ok the BATHROOM was amazing.... Side by side sinks, jacuzzi tub, stand up shower it was great.... My husband loved the breakfast buffet especially because they offered Kilbasa Sausage as a carvery for breakfast - men, it's the little things in the life.. Another great plus was the pool area which had relaxing pools a lazy river and one of those whirlpool type attractions. I have only heard good things about Paris and that it has a great location. Since you already state at Mirage I would choose something different as Vegas has so many hotels to choose from.
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Old May 13th, 2003, 12:07 PM
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If you liked the Mirage the best, I'd rec Mandalay Bay. I think if you like Mirage, you have to like MB yet it's different enough to warrant trying a new place.
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Old May 13th, 2003, 12:12 PM
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Although there are some more luxurious hotels with more convenient locations, there's something about Mandalay Bay I can't put my finger on that to me, makes it the best on the strip.
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Old May 13th, 2003, 12:24 PM
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I would choose MB first followed closely by Paris.
Old May 13th, 2003, 01:11 PM
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MB's rooms are nicer than those at Paris, its casino is nicer and more comfortable feeling (highest ceilings in LV), hotel is classier feeling, restaurants are much better than Paris, pools much beeter.
Paris' only advantage over MB is location.
Mirage has many postive qualities but I'd skip it since you've already been there. Stretch your wings a little.
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Old May 13th, 2003, 01:54 PM
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kinda depends upon what you value as your vegas experience. me? i've walked the strip about 800 times and pretty much know exactly where i want to go. i want decent service, a nice room, great casino, and a teriffic pool. i don't like crowds at all. Paris you have your tourists with their kids all over the place (not that theres anything wrong with that) but at Mandalay, you don't have to get thru there to go anywhere else, so you have less tourists. also the pool is the absolute nuts. the resto's are great (rum jungle, aureole (wow!) and red square), plus if you rent a car like i do for day trips, nothing beats Mandalay because it's right off the 15 and you don't ever have to get involved with strip traffic. What my wife and I do is we don't really ever leave the hotel and we really feel like we've been on vacation, not to a giant mall, if you know what i mean.
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Old May 13th, 2003, 01:56 PM
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oh, one more thing. forgot to mention the spa at mandalay. 30,000 square feet. incredible.
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