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Best Standard Room Downtown

Discussion in 'Downtown Hotels & Casinos' started by Rumdranker, Apr 30, 2013.

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  1. Rumdranker

    Rumdranker Low-Roller

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    I've only stayed at the Golden Nugget in a Rush Tower room. I also took a peek inside a Carson Tower room. The Carson room was very clean, but I didn't like the decor.

    Which hotel has the best standard room downtown? A nice bathroom is a plus too! Thanks family.
     
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    Check out the photo of the remodeled room on The D website. We stayed there last year. The bed was very comfortable. Bathroom not luxurious but clean and had lots of counter space.
     
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    Rumdranker Low-Roller

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    The D looks pretty good to me. I've also looked at some downtown spots on oyster.com.
    I'm also watching the discussion of MSS vs Cal also. I like both of these properties and havegot some decent rates from Bconnected.

    My top picks would be :
    Plaza, MSS, Cal, The D, and El Cortez tower rooms.

    The El Cortez has rock bottom prices and I enjoy the casino. But I don't mind taking bob (bottle o' beer) for a walk there either.

    I don't mind paying $ 15 more a night for a better room.
     
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    Several people here have spoken highly of the Cabana Suites at the El Cortez.
    AND ... if you have the LVA coupons, there's one for $45 for 2 nights there.
     
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    El Cortez Cabana Suites - Super Suite is my favorite "affordable" room downtown. I'd put the Rush Tower standard rooms as a great splurge for standard accomodations. Plaza rooms have gotten abused quickly since the remodel.
     
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    If there is less door slamming at the cabana suites I would try them next trip.

    I just stayed at el cortez in a tower room and maybe it is just because I spent a lot of time in the room this trip but doors were slamming all the time.

    I realize that this is usually due to ignorant people but even if you tried to close the door quietly it was still pretty loud.
     
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    I noticed that in my tower stay as well. You hardly ever see anyone in Cabanas.....
     
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    Plaza rooms are nicest I have stayed in Downtown they are big and the furniture is brand new and looks great. For the price I am yet to see anything better. I advise you stay South tower and get the view facing south its not noisy from Fremont St there.
     
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    Yeah, I've stayed in the cabanas a couple of times now... Never had any noise issues at all.
     
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    I'll add my vote for the Cabana suite. Lots of things you don't get at most Vegas properties downtown or otherwise: a large bathroom, free access to the fitness center, a mini-fridge, and free wifi. The free fruit and candy in the lobby is just a bonus. Stayed four times now and never had a problem with noise from other rooms.

    Of course Cabana suites aren't exactly standard rooms, but they're priced like they are.
     
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    I couldn't agree more. The only reason I can't do the Tower rooms at El Co is the incessant door slamming. The walls are very thin and even a regular close sounds like a slam. I usually sleep like a rock and found myself waking up throughout the night in this room.

    I never noticed the noise in the Cabana suites, so if you're doing El Co I'd recommend getting a room there.
     
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    Yep. Spent 2 nights/3 days there and other than the front desk person, and outside guard I didn't see another guest. Love the place.
     
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    I would like to consider MSS or Fremont but those wooden looking blinds that dont keep out light would be a no go for me.
     
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    I agree. We love MSS but I dont get those blinds. There are times you want to black out the room after staying up all night , but those blinds dont do the trick.
     
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    IMO, The Plaza has the nicest rooms downtown. I have stayed there several times over the past couple years and find them to be very nice. I have also stayed at the Cabana Suites at El Cortez and thought they were very cool! I would recommend either of those.
     
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    After you close the shutters and I have found that closing them down gives a better closure, take your hand and run it over the shutters. That really closes them up quite well. Just using the stick in the middle doesn't do the trick.
     
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    The Western used to have the best standard rooms downtown.

    Behind that, I'd say the rooms at the D are your best bet. VERY liberal comps there if you play even a bit.
     
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    The standard Fremont room is perfect for me. I just wish they'd do something about those ridiculous shower heads.
     
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    Me three. My last stay at MSS I remember shoving something against one set of them to help keep them tightly closed. I think it was my suitcase propped up on a chair.
     
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    I agree that those shutters are terrible for blocking out light.

    we also stayed at the d awhile back and the room was pretty quiet as far as I remember.

    too bad about the towers at el cortez being so noisy other than that it was a great room.
     
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