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Construction Noise: Bally's/Harrah's/Flamingo

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by wndrwmn71, Mar 28, 2013.

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  1. wndrwmn71

    wndrwmn71 Tourist

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    Planning on staying a night (at least) at one of the mid tier CET properties either 15-18 APR or 13-16 MAY. I've been swimming through a lot of posts trying to get a feel for the construction madness mid-strip. This trip out I don't have to worry about classes, conferences, meetings, etc so I'd actually like to SLEEP IN. Room comfort is pretty important.

    My room preference is King nonsmoking. I will settle for 2 queens, but a nonsmoking room is mandatory. Strip view is unimportant but I will try a magic $20 trick for an upgrade.

    Harrah's: concerned about the renovations/ construction around Carnival Court. Is this an issue, and what rooms/areas should I avoid? Any room suggestions?

    Bally's: I'm thinking I would prefer the North tower, but I'm concerned about Linq construction and the Bill's/Gansevoort renovations. I have also heard about noise on the Flamingo Rd side. Any suggestions here?

    Flamingo: will book a Go Room. Again, don't care about strip view but definitely don't want ANY noise from the construction.

    ANY help is greatly appreciated!
     
  2. kel3420

    kel3420 VIP Whale

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    I know people say that they have been bothered by noise at Ballys, but I never have and I've stayed there a lot. Many times, my room overlooks Bills parking lot. I've enjoyed watching the Linq project go up, but I have never heard anything. I would stay there, the farthest away. But, isnt Bills doing construction also? I'd be concerned about noise from that. I thought I read they were doing exterior construction and installing a pool on the roof, but I may be wrong and I certainly don't have any knowledge of when this is happening. i would also be interested when Ballys is breaking ground in their shopping center out front. Sorry I couldn't be more help, and just added a bunch of questions, lol

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  3. Tammy58

    Tammy58 Frugal Slot Jockey

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    Harrahs Carnival Tower heard no noise from the Linq....lower floor could be different we were high floor. Flamingo last I knew noise complaints came from those in the north tower, that is generally the old standard deluxe or fab rooms. Have not heard anyone mention that they have started demo/construction at Bills yet (although I would think that they had). Only time I stayed at Ballys was years ago, we had a low floor room facing Bills and I heard sirens all night...probably the reason I never stayed there again. Depending on exactly what construction work is happening the days you are there and the exact location of your room...answers may be all over the place. Sorry I couldn't be of help.
     
  4. wndrwmn71

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    Wow. Tough choice to make. I like Bally's b/c of the location and I can easily enough get to the places I like to gamble, but all that construction is a PITA. If [STRIKE]Bills[/STRIKE] The Gansvoort weren't undergoing renovations, it wouldn't even be a question.

    Seems like CET is just BEGGING me to not stay at one of their properties.
     
  5. waverunner

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    I wouldn't worry about it. I will be at 3 different CET properties this year including Bally's. I stayed at the Quad in Nov. and didn't hear a peep in the room. I have stayed most times at Bally's, and i will do what i always do, get a south tower room facing the strip about half way up, i have never done the upgrade at Bally's because they give you the south, all i do is ask for a higher floor. I know the north tower is considered an upgrade, but i prefer easy access to the strip, Nosh, easy access to Paris, and the coffee shop. And as far as construction noise, i think the south will be quieter.
    As for Flamingo, i was ready to book for August, including upgrading to a GO room, however, Caesars came calling with comps (i prefer comped rooms), so i had a choice between the two, Flamingo or Caesars, i chose Caesars because of the Venus pool (lol). But seriously, what i would have done at Flamingo is get a Go Room facing Bally's (closer to the strip) and Bellagio. Looking at videos of the GO rooms, i think the southwest facing rooms would be my preference to avoid whatever noise comes about. I would stay away from the GO rooms facing the strip on the northwest side, it looks like those rooms would be a problem with the noise until the construction is over. YMMV.
     
  6. sapphirevegas

    sapphirevegas Low-Roller

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    Just stayed in a Flamingo GO room in December room overview of the pool area. Did not hear a peep. Even when walking the strip, the construction is not that bad for getting around. Vegas is an old pro at construction, and they have it down. Don't let it bother you. I didn't even notice, but then again, I am always on a machine. LOL
     
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    We had issues with lower floors facing Flamingo Rd. like this. Last time we were in the North Tower facing Flamingo Rd and needed to move because we heard traffic and sleep terribly light. We got a room facing the pool (away from both Flamingo and LV Blvd.) didn't hear any outside noise after that. But I dunno how much the Gansevoort renovation is going to affect outside noise. You're probably good if you get floor 20 or above I would guess.
     
  8. gradytripp

    gradytripp Low-Roller

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    I stayed in Bally's last month. High floor, north tower, facing east (with a view of Koval and fabulous Ellis Island). No noise at all. The powerful Vegas sun does peek around the corners of the blackout curtain, though. Not as bad as I've seen at other places, however.

    I think Bally's would be your best bet, all things considered. I spent some time at Harrah's, since for some reason I usually am lucky there, and the Flamingo/Harrah's area just seems a bit chaotic right now.
     
  9. wndrwmn71

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    Grady, what kind of room did you have at Bally's?
     
  10. queenofvegas

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    Just stayed in a non-smoking King, Flamingo Go Room last week for March Madness. We were on the 24th floor with the pool view. Did not hear any noise from construction whatsoever. Go have fun and dont worry about it!
     
  11. gradytripp

    gradytripp Low-Roller

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    Junior suite. I had reserved a south tower regular room. $20 trick got me the upgrade. I've only had "junior suites" in the north tower--maybe that's the regular room in that tower? It was room 1756, if that helps.
     
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