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Bally's room help

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by karens625, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. karens625

    karens625 Low-Roller

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    Have only stayed at Bally's once. Was in I believe an indigo room. Faced Cromwell. But it was a bigger room. Had a fridge. King size bed. Sitting area. Separate vanity entering the bathroom. Tub/shower combination. Yes it was older. But it was just me. And besides being a little older, worked out fine.

    So now i reserved an Bally's Jubilee King Non-Smoking room, enjoy a Las Vegas Strip view and ultra-modern accommodations with plush upholstery, rich woods and an upgraded marble bathroom with shower. This room measures more than 430 square feet and includes one king pillowtop bed, a refrigerator, iDevice docking station, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, clock radio, wireless internet access (nominal fee), USB charging ports, flat-screen TV with cable and in-room movies. Sounds good. But I also see now that I can get this comped as well too.
    Bally's gorgeous Indigo Tower Non-Smoking suite measures more than 650 square feet and features Art Deco accommodations, one king bed, a rejuvenating whirlpool, and a stylish bathroom with separate shower and tub. The suite also offers all the amenities you've come to expect from Bally's including a flat-screen TV with cable and on-demand movies, wireless internet (nominal fee), hairdryer, iron and ironing board and a clock radio.

    But no fridge? And I take it no strip view? Has anyone stayed in one or both and give me some insight? Whirlpool sounds nice, but like my fridge. I enjoy strip views. Trying to break my habit of staying at Flamingo.
     
  2. mdm4sfest

    mdm4sfest Low-Roller

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    I was there 3 weeks ago and stayed in room 5625 in the Jubilee Tower. There is a bank of elevators and we had to use the ones on the right side. The room was a low floor even though a high floor was requested. Very low. However, we did have a fridge. It doesn't feel cold at all not like a regular fridge but it did keep our water cold. Its a down size, cant put much in it. In sure every single Jubilee room has one. Our room faced the Paris pool and shuttle Paris pick up. Not much of a view but if you pressed your head against the wall you could see the Bellagio.

    I was not actually happy with the Jubilee rooms. Let me know if you wane me to copy/paste my review from TripAdvisor.
     
  3. grosx2

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  4. karens625

    karens625 Low-Roller

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    Thanks. Think I will keep what I have for now.
     
  5. Sisyphus

    Sisyphus Low-Roller

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    The Strip views are nice, but they come with a huge caveat in the form of late night noise from Chateau and Drai's. Even if you're on a high floor you'll still hear it. Granted, I'm a lot more sensitive to "outside" noise than most people, but it's significant enough for the people at check-in to warn you about it.
     
  6. buffalo

    buffalo Low-Roller

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    If you're in the Jubilee tower, ask for an odd number room. It will face south away from the Cromwell nightly noise.

    If you're in the Indigo tower odd number rooms face north.

    I had to plug in the fridge in my last Jubilee room. It may be standard practice to unplug them if the room is dormant.

    I find the Jubilee rooms quite nice. All Jubilee rooms have a Strip view, it's just question of which way you're facing and how high up you are.
     
  7. mdm4sfest

    mdm4sfest Low-Roller

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    Here was my review for my Jubilee Room stay June 20-25.


    To start off, I am always up-to-date on all my Vegas deals and news. I gamble 90% of the time at Total Rewards props, stay at Total Rewards props, and even have their credit card. That being said, I usually know what to expect at their Vegas hotel rooms

    It was not my idea to stay in a Jubilee room however my mom (64) wanted to stay in a newer room(still several years old) although I could have stayed a few comped nights in their North tower rooms. Anyways, $528 later (5 nights including Friday and after fees) I think she regretted it. Checking in was simple. Asked for a "high room" and was given room 5625....overlooking somewhat the Paris pool i.e. a lower floor. The young lady who assisted me said they were "booked"....Ballys must be a huge draw on a Monday in June.

    Nonetheless, got to our room and were graciously greeted by a huge wet white stain on the carpet 5 feet from the door. It didnt look like what I was orig thinking (wild guess) but it was the size of a child hand. No clue what it was. Ok, whatever. Next, turned on the bathroom light, and there were two razor blade covers in the middle of the bathroom floor. No, not in a corner or under the sink but literally right in the middle of the floor. Put Helen Keller in a maids outfit and even she could have spotted them. No excuse for what. Ok whatever. But whats this...my wifi wont connect to my iPhone....but what about that adburd resort fee Im paying daily? So down to the desk I go. Im cool with it, totally laid back and so if Miguel who helped me. Told me he would send someone up immediately to clean the stain (wasnt gone until next afternoon) and also as a courtesy refund a resort fee of $32+. That was kind of him but expected. You want make billions off resort fees each year but cant even provide the "service" you claim to provide. Wifi the next 4 days was spotty although the casino wifi was usually good.

    And then finally, I come back from the casino the second day checked in and my mom says..."the toilet bubbles." Wait, what? Are you drunk mom? "No, the toilet bubbled when I was on it." What do you mean bubbled? "It literally bubbled." Low and behold the toilet did bubble several times over a 4 day period to the point that one night we left the toilet seat open and the next morning there was water all over the ground....cool Ballys.

    Im returning in 4 weeks but this time with my girlfriend. Booked the North Tower and already know its dated and what to expect but its basically free MINUS MY $32 WIFI!

    The few employees I came in contact were just fine. Courteous and friendly. This was from my experiences at NOSH, the casino bar, and cage.
     
  8. hard6

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    Stayed at both, liked the indigo room because it was very big, thou outdated. The jubilee rooms are smaller but more modern. You have to remember that the towers are on opposite ends of the casino and that may cause some hassles, I'm a craps player so the jubilee tower's location was a bit of a pain in the ass. The jubilee tower is where you'll have the most chances of getting a strip view, you could also just request for a fridge for your "meds":whistle:
     
  9. karens625

    karens625 Low-Roller

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    I probably will change my room a few times before I actually go. I usually stay at Flamingo. Go room. With a view. I am not in the room that much. I like the location of that area. Sister has been staying at the Linq. Don't know where she is staying yet. Will see what other rooms I get comped. Or if I go back to being comfortable at Flamingo. Have never had a bad experience yet.
     
  10. KKB

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    Jubilee Tower room are not smaller than Indigo Tower rooms--virtually idential. That being said we have occasionally been put in rooms that were a bit smaller or larger than the regular rooms.
    Jubilee is definitely nicer but be SURE to ask for a QUIET room. I have faced both Chateau & Drais and Chateau was a much bigger problem--probably as the tower is physically closer to Paris. Facing Chateau could hear the DJ speaking (tho not exact words) in microphone & crowd responding to him--with earplugs in & pillow over my head. Drais we noticed but with earplugs in (I wear them nightly) no issues.
    mdm--I wouldn't judge Jubilee Tower for your poor experience. Sounds like a housekeeping issue for your room.
     
  11. jgates8

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    This last trip I checked Chateau schedule ahead of time. I planned my 'later' nights around the 2 nights that corresponded with my trip (I had requested a south facing room). That way I was a bit more tired & I was able to zonk out easier. I also always pack earplugs, no matter where I am traveling if it gets too bad. I also installed an app for white noise options on phone (Relax M.S. - Relax Melodies Seasons).

    The mini-fridge is located inside of the dresser (had to send a pic to friend cause she couldn't find it). The safe is in the nightstand drawer. I had no housekeeping issues in 4 different room stays.

    I actually did not had any problem with room wi-fi this trip, but also found that if I did connect to the wi-fi in the casino, it held it all the way up to my room on phone. I actually found noise from Drai's rooftop more annoying than Chateau, but I'm sure that varies on any given night at each club depending on who is playing.

    I've become quite addicted to Jubilee rooms, but I need to force myself to head back to Paris or Flamingo one of these trips. I enjoy them all, but I get myself into cycles and find it hard to change lol.
     
  12. KKB

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    LOL that is kind of us! Last year we paid for Ballys over the weekend then were comped at CP for 5 nights. We got a north tower room with a dressing room, so slightly larger. We liked is so well we went down to diamond lounge & asked if we could switch our comp to Ballys. Nope, want to charge us $80/nt for 3 of the 5 nights. Um, no, I'll stay across the street comped...
    But I keep getting drawn to CP even though we are over the sheer size of it!
    I had stumbled upon a Paris Red Room comp this time (rare) & really wanted to stay there as we never have. But we are at Cosmo comped for 2 nights & since I prefer the poker tournaments at TI & Mirage thought LINQ is a better location for that purpose. (was going to do Harrahs but until rooms are fully remodeled NO THANKS)
     
  13. Sisyphus

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    I'm the same way. First my cycle had me at MGM, then Flamingo, then Ballys, and Ballys is where I've stayed pretty exclusively since, save for some one-offs at Harrah's, PHo and Mirage. Losing my free rooms seemed to coincide with me switching from Flamingo to Ballys, so I'm curious if returning to the former will get me my deals back.