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Conference at CP, stay at Flamingo or Ballys?

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by Tank45, May 2, 2015.

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  1. Tank45

    Tank45 Tourist

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    I will be attending a National Conference in November at CP. the past 2 years, I've stayed at CP, but thinking of a change in location this time around. I have comp rooms available at Flamingo and Ballys for all 5 nights. My questions is: which one is better as far as convenience to CP (in YOUR OPINION).

    I know they are both physically close, but as far as room access to elevators to make it out to the street to cross, etc. I'm thinking Flamingo, but I have comps for all level FAB rooms, but not GO rooms. At Ballys I have comps for both Indigo and Jubilee.

    What do YOU think?
     
  2. sindustry

    sindustry VIP Whale

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    If it must be between the two, I say Bally's.
     
  3. cjohnson202

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    What are your comp levels like for The Linq? I've heard the comp rates are still really low because it's new. I've stayed there twice already and will be in July again. You could cross out front of Harrahs to the mirage. Elevators at Linq are not a far walk by the entrance. Could get to Caesars in 10-15 mins no problem and the rooms/casino are way above what you'd get at either of the other properties
     
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    The Flamingo Pool is awesome... Slots everywhere.
     
  5. sybgal

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    Bally's Jubilee rooms are better than any at Flamingo.... Access to CP about the same, escalators in front of Ballys and Cromwell next to Flamingo. We prefer Bally's, even the pool because we like a less party atmosphere.....
     
  6. Tank45

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    Thanks for the input so far! As far as Ballys Jubilee, should I ask for anything in particular to make sure my room would be towards the strip side vs. the opposite? Seems like a room at the opposite side adds about a block walk to the trip. Any thoughts?

    I'll also look in to Linq. Don't see it listed on my mobile TR app. Maybe it will pop up online?
     
  7. sybgal

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    Jubilee are in what was the south tower & is a longer walk to the pool / monorail but about the same as the other tower if you are going out the front entrance by the shops / escalators....
     
  8. jgates8

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    As mentioned, Jubilee is very close to the front relative to the North Tower rooms. If you did have a GO room at Flamingo, it would be fine though - however some of those rooms are close & some are a hike also. I just wouldn't pick a Fab room there over a Jubilee room at Ballys. The new Jubilee rooms have a small fridge (hidden in dresser) and a shower only - no tub. But very nice.

    I have stayed numerous times at both facilities - never disappointed. May be back in a Jubilee next trip.
     
  9. waverunner

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    Definitely Bally's. Since you're going in November you won't need a pool, which negates one of the pluses of Flamingo. The Jubilee rooms (formally south tower) at Bally's are the closest to the Strip and Caesars.
    If your comped rooms are in the North Tower Indigo rooms, you can use the sandwich at check in to get Jubilee. The Jubilee rooms are nicer and have a fridge.
    I'm staying at Bally's next month and at Flamingo in November.
     
  10. leo21

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    You'll end up walking into the same entrance from either hotel. Balls is simply a better maintained hotel right now.
     
  11. Chilly

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    I'm not sure I'd want to stay at Balls.
     
  12. nostresshere

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    Might be wrong, but I think flamingo is closer

    But... As much as I am not a Caesars fan, I would 100% stay at same hotel as conference, so much easier to go back to room for break, potty ,eyc
     
  13. leo21

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    It is but not enough to make a huge difference in walking time.
     
  14. Tank45

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    Man, so much good info here! I can see everyone's point of view. I guess I have some more time before I have to decide for sure. Thanks all!
     
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    Good luck with your decision. I myself also do prefer to stay onsite at conferences. I have become ill, etc. and it would have been virtually impossible to get back to an off-site room in an easy manner. Sometimes with a 'dead' zone of a missing class,, etc I just go back to the room and read or surf the net. Obviously in Vegas, I would be planted at a slot machine lol.
     
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    ballys
     
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