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Best strip value for the money

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by tstidm1, Oct 20, 2012.

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  1. tstidm1

    tstidm1 Tourist

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    I was wondering what the Best Strip value is. I don't want to stay at a place like Imperial Palace. I am looking for four nights at about $400 total before Tax and resort fees. This would be a late january-late february trip. Which strip hotel is a good value? I am looking more towards close to lost of non-gambling entertainment. I may spend $20 in Lion's share at MGM (in the hope of making a couple million), but that isn't my goal. Good food and great entertainment would be most worth the money in my view.
     
  2. smartone

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    I think TI's gotta fit the bill, as well as maybe Bally's and New York/New York and some folks speak highly of Monte Carlo and Luxor along the lines of "value".
     
  3. RiddickBull

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    Go to Monte Carlo or NYNY. They are nice for the price.
     
  4. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    value is determined by cost/benefit. without a cost mentioned, it's impossible to calculate value. depending on what kind of deals you can find and when you go, that $100/night can be found in many different places at many different value levels.
     
  5. Dtyst1

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    Given its location, room size, and easy access to/from your room to the strip compared to the cost of the room; for me, Bill's is the runaway winner.
     
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    Weeknights or weekend? HUGE difference. And forget about the first weekend in february if you want good prices...superbowl.
     
  8. tstidm1

    tstidm1 Tourist

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    Weekend unfortunately. Friday-Monday or Thursday-Monday. Super Bowl weekend is off the weekend. Thinking something like 1/24-1/28 (Lady Gaga concert weekend with MGM off table) or 2/7-2/11 (Green Day, so rates should be decent that weekend).
     
  9. Nittany1

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    I agree with Shifter.To one person paying $200 for a room would never be considered while someone else would not even think about staying at the
    IP for $46/night.
    A quick look at online rates for your January dates shows plenty of "value"
    Mandalay Bay $106
    MGM $112
    Mirage $124
    To me those are a better value than
    IP $46
    Circus Circus $51
    Strat $51

    It's all what you want out of your hotel
     
  10. sammasseur

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    Use discount codes from Smartervegas.com (they seem to have the best deals) and make a list of the lowest prices of properties that appeal to you. Then pick one and book it!
     
  11. KKB

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    Within your price range

    Prices are comparable for both weekends.
    For your first dates, Mandalay Bay is the nicest (though the furthest south) for the price at $106. MGM is second at $112. Do realize resort fees are going to add $25/nt to your price. If that pushes things to more than you want to pay, Harrahs at $85/nt is a very good value.
    For your second dates, MGM at $106 (+$25) or Harrahs at $92 are the best.
    Resort fees do include internet, if you were planning on using it anyway--it is $15/nt at Harrahs.
     
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    Yep. You can find a lot of nice options in your price range.
     
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    Great advice. That's what I did and got a steal of a deal for vdara. Even cheaper than Hotwire.
     
  14. trellaine

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    Flamingo?

    I am staying at the Flamingo Go Room , beginning of December. $30 a night for a total of $108 for 3 nights taxes in.

    Am I going to be dissappointed? :evillaugh

    I know the location is quite good. For some reason I have always wanted to stay there.

    Thanks
     
  15. shifter

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    if you're expecting a 4 or 5-star hotel, yeah, you're going to be disappointed. if all you're expecting is a bed to sleep in that's better than a bench on the closest street corner, you should be fine.
     
  16. trellaine

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    Quite an endorsement lol.....interesting. I guess pictures are always better than reality. :(
     
  17. Terry Benedict

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    I've always thought the Flamingo was a good value. Great location, good food options, inexpensive and decent rooms, Margaritaville is the cherry on the sundae. No nightclubs. It's not going to be luxurious in any manner whatsoever.

    We all have different standards of "value", and for $30 a night it will be a good value.
     
  18. KellyLovesVegas

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    Since this is your 4th trip to Vegas - where did you stay on your previous 3 trips? If you are accustomed to staying at higher-end hotels, you may be very disappointed. OTOH, if your previous stays were at IP or Circus Circus, then you will likely be pleased with Flamingo.

    If the Flamingo appeals to you and you've always wanted to stay there, perhaps you will thoroughly enjoy it and Flamingo will become your favorite hotel. :)

    The beauty of Las Vegas is that even if you don't enjoy your stay at Flamingo, there are many different hotels to experience.
     
  19. flamingogo

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    I've stayed in a GO room three times and really liked it. The beds are super comfortable and the non-locking sliding frosted glass doors for the bathroom provide potential for plenty of awkward moments.

    During my last trip I stayed in a nice corner studio at Caesar's in Augustus Tower ($20 trick) and even if I had to go back to the GO room for my next stay, I wouldn't mind that much.
     
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