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Cosmo questions

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by PPtraderal, Dec 6, 2015.

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  1. PPtraderal

    PPtraderal Low-Roller

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    We play in Atlantic City, mostly at TROP and Golden Nugget. With our tier status at Trop, (GOLD), we are entitled to three free nights (each) at the Cosmo in Las Vegas. we can string the three nights together for a total of six nights. I don't recall reading a lot about Cosmo on this board. Just looking for opinions about casino and buffets etc. We've been to Vegas many times, mostly stay at Golden Nugget. GN will comp us five nights in Vegas. Wife thinking about staying on the strip for a change. Don't want to move while we are there. Any opinions are welcome and deeply appreciated . Thanks in advance. AL C
     
  2. Dr Nostron

    Dr Nostron Low-Roller

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    Love the Cosmo - very young hip vibe.

    Some great bars and restaurants

    BJ rules suck but I generally do well there.
     
  3. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Al, I'm not trying to sound like a jerk, but just go to the strip Hotels forum. There are a ton of threads regarding Cosmo. As for my opinion, the buffet is excellent, probably my favorite in Vegas. As for the casino, the other poster is correct, it has a young vibe. I actually find the BJ rules to be fine, but that is at the higher limits. It would help if you let people know what you like to play, what matters to you, etc. I know there are some recent complaints about the drink comps there. Overall, I like the casino, though
     
  4. jgates8

    jgates8 VIP Whale

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    If CET would take over Cosmo, I would stay every night there but probably gamble the least there. I love the rooms and even the machines. However it still seems to be a landing spot for a young clientele spending daddy's money and carrying an attitude of 'I'm better than you'. Yes, I know there are normal people there and not all fall into this category. But when you are provided an certain attitude by other customers it does affect the attitude you take towards the casino. When I headed to breakfast at Mon Ami with a friend when I stayed there I actually went to the crosswalk level and took the longer route by crossing over to Walgreens & up past PH on that side - just to avoid the casino and the clientele.

    It's awful when a place so beautiful ends up sitting poorly with you. I would love a terrace room - even with no fountain view - every trip. The next trip I do plan to go back in and hopefully will have better experiences.

    Likely you will have a great experience. Is Cosmo doing a match for your tier in AC that you are offered this up front with no previous play?
     
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    maybe your just to old for the cosmo , its a very hip trendy hotel with top resurants and niteclubs.

    otherwise if you want old people try bellagio or real old go to orleans or goldcoast .but cosmo is a top property and yes they cater to your hip and trendy but also older classy people who know good stuff and like to have fun, you can be 60 and have great time at cosmo.

    my parents are close to 80 and loved it, and saw rosie rabit a few times and had a blast

    its all in your mind
     
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  6. Snidely

    Snidely VIP Whale

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    I've never experienced any snobby attitude at Cosmo. One bartender was a little rude to my wife but we think she thought my wife was a hooker as there were a couple other hookers (very attractive ones) at the bar. At least I assume they were hookers as they were very pretty and smiled at me.
     
  7. sabre

    sabre Low-Roller

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    I've never experienced this at the Cosmopolitan.
     
  8. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Biggest thing about Cosmo vs Golden Nugget - you are on the strip. Right smack in the middle of a new world.

    Enjoy.
     
  9. thecarve

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    Certainly, Cosmo has a bit more than its share of the people jgates describes. But I've never felt that that demographic was at all representative of Cosmo.

    Sure, there are plenty of club kids. So Cosmo is definitely a bit louder and more raucous than the average strip casino. But I think it's hard to argue that most of them are rude or have a attitude of superiority. Most, in my experience, are just looking to have a good time like everyone else and are no better or worse than the patrons of any other casino in town.

    I also think the Cosmo staff is as friendly as any in Vegas, save Wynncore, perhaps.


    As far as recommendations:

    Get a room with a terrace. If you have to pay a little extra, do it (though, I'd imagine a friendly smile or a $20 would get it for you).

    Spend a little time at the various bars. They make some great drinks and the bartenders are usually friendly and fun (and, very often, easy on the eyes.)

    Have lunch at Estiatorio Milos. The $25 lunch special is one of the best deals in town.

    Wander around and check out some of the funky art and decor.
     
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  10. nhcris

    nhcris High-Roller

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    It's not the age of the clientele, it's the compete and utter lack of respect for people around them. It definitely makes a difference when you are there, as I found the weekdays were fine, but expect to be knocked into by drunk unruly brats on Friday and Saturday nights. Granted for some of them, they just can't walk in their 6 inch heels, but others are just too self absorbed to even notice anyone else. Sadly, the 2 places I have encountered the rudest guests were at Cosmopolitan and Encore.

    That said, there are some great things about the place. The dining is great, the rooms are fabulous and having a terrace is amazing. I am planning to do most of my gambling Wednesday & Thursday, and on the weekend mornings. I have plans that will have me elsewhere during the evening Friday & Saturday.
     
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  11. Candydave

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    Cosmo is one of our favorite must stay places in Vegas. Their Terrace rooms are in our top 5 all time, and we have stayed in a lot of different places on the strip. We like the atmosphere and vibe of the place and never feel out of place (I'm 55 and hubby 60). Their buffet is one of the best on the strip as well. Since we always drive to Vegas, we like the parking garage and the fact that you can just leave all your stuff in the car until check in. Check in is the only thing about the Cosmo that is not good, everything else is great. It's been so long since we stayed at The Golden Nugget, I won't even try and compare. Totally different vibe and atmosphere downtown. Personally, we prefer the strip. When we did stay at the Golden Nugget (probably over 10 years ago) it seemed nice.
     
  12. BayouBengal

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    The buffet is top notch. If your Trop AC status allows you to bump to Sterling or Gold with identity you can get a 2 for 1 coupon from the players club desk if your food isn't already comped.

    Blackjack, it's a mix of 3:2 and 6:5 with all 6:5 in their party pit. During the week you can find a few $10 tables and busier times it's typically $15 and up.
     
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    I'm curious to know what the OP decided to do???
     
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