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which las vegas hotel has best rooms and location?

which las vegas hotel has best rooms and location?

Sep 1st, 2006, 05:58 AM
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which las vegas hotel has best rooms and location?

would you stay at TI, Mirage, Paris, or The Hotel at Mandalay Bay?
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Sep 1st, 2006, 06:00 AM
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The Hotel has the nicest rooms, but the worst location. For location I would choose Paris. Not crazy about either of the other two properties personally. If you are a first-timer, Paris is the obvious choice, although MB is one of my favorite hotels on the Strip.
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Sep 1st, 2006, 06:32 AM
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For best location, I would say either Mirage or (best) Paris. That said, we've stayed at TheHotel and it was no big deal to walk the sound end of the strip from there (Excalibur, NYNY, MGM, etc.) then cab it to mid strip. If you have a car, valet parking anywhere on the strip is free--just tip.
 
Sep 1st, 2006, 06:32 AM
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...that would be 'south' end of the strip
 
Sep 1st, 2006, 06:33 AM
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MB is okay if you plan to mostly stay on property and enjoy the hotel....but it's too far from center strip if you're looking for location location location.

Paris always gets complaints for "paper thin walls".

So of your choices I'd go Mirage or TI
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Sep 1st, 2006, 07:10 AM
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I stay at Imperial Palace, it is the cheapest by far with a great location, across the street from Mirage and TI. It is older and could seriously use a renovation, but the price is great and the rooms are at least clean. Can't beat the location for the money.
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Sep 1st, 2006, 07:13 AM
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Having stayed in Paris several times (as have my friends) none of us have ever experienced the 'paper thin walls' phenomena (?) Maybe just a bad room location (near the elevator) or something ?
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Sep 1st, 2006, 07:28 AM
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I didn't find the walls at Paris to be thin.

For a real 'old Vegas' experience, stay in a Luv Tub room at Imperial Palace. I kid you not--that's the name. DH and I stayed there several years ago when in Vegas for a work thing. Definitely not my favorite hotel but we've never forgotten the room (the luv tub was a HUGE square tub--at least 6x6--in the main sleeping area. It was conveniently walled in with glass so you could shower AND watch tv at the same time.

For those of us less adventurous (read: me), the bathroom had a normal tub/shower). IP is not fancy but it is cheap and the location's great.
 
Sep 1st, 2006, 07:38 AM
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While I agree that the location of THEhotel is a big drawback for most, I think the rest of the property does enough to make up for it. The bars and restaurants are great, the guests are on the younger end of the spectrum, the pool is good, and the blackjack rules and casino in general are very nice.
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Sep 1st, 2006, 07:42 AM
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I've stayed at TheHotel ... good rooms, but I wouldn't stay there again, they weren't to me that great vs. location. Have you checked rates at the MGM Signature. Rooms look very nice, a little better location...
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Sep 1st, 2006, 07:52 AM
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Mirage, Paris or TI - all have good locations and we have never experienced paper thin walls. (that sounds like the gripes on www.tripadvisor.com and it seems to me that 90% of the people who post there LOVE to complain about something).
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Sep 1st, 2006, 09:02 AM
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Out of the ones you have listed, I would choose The Hotel at Mandalay Bay. Taxis are readily available to take you to other parts of the strip if you plan on visiting other hotels.
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Sep 1st, 2006, 10:21 AM
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Another vote for The Hotel.
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Sep 1st, 2006, 10:46 AM
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Mirage. Superior location, swanky without silly theming.

I'd sooner sleep in a refrigerator box under an I-15 overpass than stay at Imperial Palace.
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Sep 1st, 2006, 10:52 AM
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Love TheHotel, but if you want to really get around on the strip easily, it's not a good location. Very south from everything else. Bag them all and stay at the Venetian. Great location and you can get really good upgrades. It's close to the Fashion Show mall, across from the Mirage and TI, near Wynn. The rooms are great and the spa is also excellent. I think the northern end of the strip is the best in terms of hotel rooms. But if you really want to choose betwen those - I'd say The Hotel.
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Sep 1st, 2006, 11:02 AM
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Imperial Palace is easily the least impressive hotel we've stayed at in Vegas. Wait, no, I take that back--spent one night years ago in a mirrored-ceiling room at the Tropicana. But for a lot of folks, the room's not as important as price and location. Just presenting all of the options but I'll pass on the IP next time.
 

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