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Bally's vs. Paris

Discussion in 'Comps' started by Warmgingerale, Dec 28, 2013.

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  1. Warmgingerale

    Warmgingerale Tourist

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    I had reservations booked with Bally's for the next trip and saw that Paris was also comped. Since I've stayed at Bally's a few times I figured to try something new.
    I read some reviews about how Paris' rooms are pretty crappy and now I'm second guessing my change in hotels.

    I know neither of these hotels are 5 star or modern, and yes I know they practically have the same location, but if you had to choose based on rooms and overall experience which would you pick? Thanks.
     
  2. BlueBellThunder

    BlueBellThunder Low-Roller

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    My last 2 trips I stayed at Paris. I think it's a fine hotel. It's not the Four a seasons or Bellagio, but it's a clean comfortable room. If you can try to get a red room. They're newer rooms and have updated bathrooms. Our last trip was in a regular room and it was nice except the bathroom was a little dated, although clean. I've read that unless you stay in one of the renovated rooms that Ballys is kind of a dump. Though the pictures of the renovated rooms look real nice. I think the casino is also nicer than Ballys. Either hotel you can't beat the location for the price.
     
  3. sybgal

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    We've never had a "dumpy" room at Ballys..... we've been luck to get at least a partially renovated room anytime in the last 12 years. We booked a new Jubilee for March and looking forward to checking it out. We stayed at Paris exclusively for quite a few years too. Can usually get a Red Room or a suite. The one or two times we've had one of the older "blue" rooms...they were very satisfactory....just not new furnishings but very well maintained and we like their bathrooms better that the older, standard Bally's rooms. The pictures of the Jubilee Rooms show a separate shower so should be much like those at Paris.

    I don't think you can really go wrong with their hotel.....enjoy and have a great trip!!
     
  4. RiddickBull

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    I have never stayed at either hotel. I would recommend Paris over Bally's, IMO, especially if both are comped.
     
  5. Warmgingerale

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    I've been lucky enough to have gotten the north tower when that was the "better" tower and last stay had the jubilee tower. I enjoyed it.

    I am excited to see how Paris is so I'm happy for the switch. Definitely will do the sandwich to try for a fountain view. Thanks for the imput!
     
  6. kel3420

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    I've stayed at Ballys prob 15+ times. We wanted to switch things up in the last couple of years, so we have also tried Caesars, PH, Harrahs and Paris. We KEEP coming back to Ballys. I prefer the gambling, especially bartop VP at Ballys. You just can't beat Sullys bar. While the rooms are a tad bit nicer at Paris, we just kept walking over to Ballys. But, there are few people, besides me that would choose Ballys over Paris.

    Why don't you try Paris and let us know what you think?

    Have fun!

    :beer::beer::beer:
     
  7. oldarmy

    oldarmy Low-Roller

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    I have been at both. I prefer Bally's. I always do better at Bally's. I like the rooms at Paris. My bankroll does not last as long. I just got back from a stay at Bally's and brought home $1300. I just am not lucky at other places. Plus I have to get my $ 2 dollar tacos.
     
  8. Lord Suspect

    Lord Suspect Low-Roller

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    I'd go with a Paris Red Room if all things (comp etc) are equal. I also prefer a room with a bathtub to rest sore feet from hitting the strip and it looks like Bally's Jubilee rooms have had the tubs taken out.
     
  9. scottydoog

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    I stayed at Paris a couple of years ago on a 3 night comp, room was clean and perfectly OK, as others have said, nothing flashy but very acceptable. I must admit though, that I prefer Ballys casino to Paris.
     
  10. Jinx

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    My preference is Paris, although the new remodeled rooms at Ballys maybe better, Myers xperience has been rooms at Paris are on average in better shape.
     
  11. domeboy

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    I would like to try a new Jubilee room, but I gotta admit all the stories about Ballys being haunted as a result of the MGM fire spook me. I am a rational person that doesn't believe in such things, but for some reason this bothers me.
     
  12. dean_1492

    dean_1492 High-Roller

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    BTW the MGM fire was in the North Tower, Jubilee is the South tower.:peace:
     
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