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couple of questions about The Venetian...

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by lionelhutz, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. lionelhutz

    lionelhutz Low-Roller

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    so we've booked Venetian for September, but I've spent little, if any, time in there (ate dinner at one of Batali's restaurants years ago, thats about it).
    we got a good price, so we booked it, but I know nothing about the place. If anybody has any answers....

    -drink service?? I remember reading somewhere that you had to put your players card in a machine or something if you're playing slots??

    -table limits?? any chance I'd be able to find a $15-$20 craps table on a Saturday night??

    -Venezia tower?? we're booked into the Venezia tower. Is it really miles from the Strip and/or the casino??

    anybody who can help, I'd greatly appreciate it.
     
  2. Edserv

    Edserv Low-Roller

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    You're really going like it there!
    Drink service has always been good/consistent. Not sure about the player card deal but I normally use mine.
    I'd recommend staying in the Venetian tower. I believe the Venezia tower is the one that's pretty far from the casino. I stayed in that tower once and kept getting lost.
    Now that they have a Fat Tuesday upstairs I don't have a reason to leave. I'll be there in a couple weeks!
     
  3. Chuck2009x

    Chuck2009x VIP Whale

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    Between V and P, I'd expect you'd be able to find a $15 craps table on Saturday night at least early on. If you see one, hop on it and you should get grandfathered in if they raise it to $25.
     
  4. Ckspores

    Ckspores Tourist

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    Stayed in the Venezia tower once; never again. It was miles and miles (okay, not literally) but the walk to anything was LONG.

    They market it as a quiet and peaceful space away from the hustle and bustle of the strip. The problem is, I want to be on the strip. So it doesn't work for me.

    Many of the machines (was there in January) had the drink order system electronically right the slot machine. I always use my players card but my husband doesn't have one and I think he could order drinks too. I think it's called "Drinks2U." It was busy one night we were there and drinks took forever so it isn't a fool-proof system but when it isn't a busy, the drink service is much improved using this feature.
     
  5. ardee

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    1. Venezia Tower is the back of beyond. Be prepared to walk miles to get to anything but Bouchon.
    2. They ditched Drinks2U a few months back, which is a shame. I really liked being able to custom-order drinks from my slot machine.
    3. Even with that gone, we've found drink service among the slots to be very quick and efficient. Of course it helps if you tip the CW healthily after the first round.
    4. Lots of great dining options. Our favorites include Bouchon and Morels for breakfast, Delmonico and Grimaldis for lunch, and Delmonico, Table 10, or Cut for dinner. They just closed Dal Toro, which was the best Italian option on the property. So go upstairs and dine at Lavo to get your meatball fix. Grand Lux is at both sides of the property and open 24 hours for your early morning/late night food needs. Pretty good cocktail menu there, too. Try the Blood Orange Martini.
    5. Don't forget to head over to the Palazzo side for a quieter experience. Great food options there as well. :beer:
     
  6. lionelhutz

    lionelhutz Low-Roller

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    thanks everybody, once again this place has been a huge help.

    I really don't feel like wasting half my vacation walking from my room to everywhere else, so maybe I'll see if I can slip a $20 at check-in and ask if they'll change me over to the Venetian tower instead. The trip is a prepaid packaged vacation.
     
  7. NJbadlands

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    My guess is that will probably be an easy fix. I've had great success in my two trips to Palazzo w a $20 sandwhich including high floor and waived resort fees
     
  8. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    If you are planning some pooltime, you may want to stick with the Venezia Tower; it has it's own pool and the rooms on the 1st floor of Venezia, which is actually the 10th floor, have poolside terraces. I was told they recently remodelled those rooms. If you get a room close to the first elevator on that level, it really cuts down on the walk.
     
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  9. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    I can't imagine you not finding a $15 craps table. They don't get much cheaper at V/P, but I've always seen plenty at that level.

    As far as Venezia, yeah probably a bit of a pain (though I have no personal experience). But if you can't find your way out of it, take advantage of the fact that you'll have Bouchon a few steps from the elevator!