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Cromwell

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by tweis, Mar 19, 2015.

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  1. tweis

    tweis Tourist

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    Well I've cancelled and re-booked our hotel for our May trip 7 times now. We started with 6 nights at Harrah's because 4 of those were comped, then I found a lower price on the site so I cancelled and re-booked, changed to the Linq because it was less than the 6 nights at Harrah's even though none of the nights were comped, immediately cancelled because lower rates popped up, cancelled again because we finally got the prices we wanted at PH for 5 nights and the 6th was still up in the air. We finally decided on somewhere a little nicer since Friday night was expensive everywhere and went with the Cromwell. Low and behold, lower rates came up over the weekend so we re-booked for 4 nights at PH for even less and was able to get 2 nights at the Cromwell for almost what we were paying for one.

    With all that being said, does anyone here have experience with the Cromwell? I love the way the rooms look online but I've read a lot of reviews about the noise from Drais. We don't expect silence but we do need sleep. Any particular floor I should request to avoid some of the noise if possible? We also paid for a strip view but I've read some of the rooms with a view do not actually have a view, any recommendations? TIA
     
  2. mrstealth

    mrstealth High-Roller

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    I cannot tell you what you will hear inside the rooms at the cromwell, but I was at bally's the last 2 weeks and can tell you now that "pool/party season" is open, Drai's does produce a ton of ambiant noise. There is a lot of "thumping" and a lot of sirens going off. My room was facing Drai's but luckily I was on a super high floor so the sound did have a chance to dissipate a little, but man, those fuckers over there were partying from early afternoon to early am.

    So, you can infer what you will into this as the Bally's tower is actually quite far away (flamingo is at least 8-10 lanes at that intersection) and the tower is back farther from that.

    I can say that it never prevented me from sleeping, but it was weird waking up at all hours to hear the constant pounding. I got used to it so it didn't bother me, but if you are a light sleeper I would not recommend staying with a room on that side of bally's, especially on a lower floor, earplugs would be mandatory. Weekends were worse than mid-week.

    ** Having said that, we could also hear Bellagio fountain go off every time as well - LOL
     
  3. vegasvic

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    4 comped nights + 2 paid nights at Harrah's was more than 6 paid nights at Linq? Interesting. You love to play room roulette, I do the same :)

    Haven't stayed at Cromwell yet, haven't stayed at that property since Barbary Coast (loved it).
     
  4. smartone

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    I love the vibe of their casino area and there was a poster on here who used to seem obsessed with letting everyone know that some of the rooms there had a close view of a huge white-wall, for whatever that's worth to you.
     
  5. tweis

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    Wow! That loud huh? We aren't light sleepers but will be there on a Thursday and Friday night. I will definitely pack some ear plugs. lol
     
  6. tweis

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    Yes, hard to believe I know but it was. Sunday and Friday were like a hundred and something at Harrah's and M-T were comped. I don't remember the weekend amounts at the Linq but M-T were less than $20 per night and the weekend was almost as cheap. It wasn't a lot of difference but we like the looks of the Linq better than Harrah's and really enjoyed the casino more at the Quad when we were there last year.

    I don't actually mean to play room roulette but if I find a cheaper price at what I consider a better location, I'm jumping on it. lol
     
  7. tweis

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    Thanks, we really enjoyed the vibe of the casino when we were there last year also. The view isn't that big of a deal, just not sure about paying more for a view and not having one either though.
     
  8. TimWhalen

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    Stayed at the Cromwell from Tuesday and checked out Friday. In that time frame Drai's held their night pool party and was opened on Thursday night. Personally I didn't notice the sound at all and if I remember correctly we were on the 7th (maybe 6th) facing Bally's. My girlfriend did say she heard it a bit but nothing to keep us up or leave the tv on for some background noise. It should be noted that we were also out partying both of those nights which could attribute to our uninterrupted sleeps. I noticed the traffic on the street and the explosion of the Bellagio fountains a fair amount. The front desk people are going to have a good idea which rooms are best for a good nights sleep so just ask.

    Overall I love the place. Nice and small which is great after a long day of walking because you are right there at the elevators. Fantastic staff. Would definitely stay again.
     
  9. vegasvic

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    I do the same thing. I've rebooked the Rio twice to get lower rates. And my SWA flight had a $40 price drop this week so I rebooked that too :)
     
  10. CalifLovesVegas

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    Its a nice small boutique hotel to stay, and service very good.
    I liked the view facing Flamingo best. 6th floor I think, and didn't hear above, but got some street noise.
    One thing I didn't see mentioned yet......is the buffet breakfast that comes with your stay.
    Its wonderful and a nice perk. You need to show your room key, and its definately worth using.
     
  11. Julie888

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    Unless they've reinstated the buffet breakfast, it was gone when we were there in January. It conflicted with Giada's that now serves breakfast. They do have free, very good coffee at the first floor of the elevators.
     
  12. tweis

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    Thanks everyone. We are really looking forward to it but I was a little concerned about Drais but we will just ask for a room far away. That stinks that they no longer have the buffet but at least they have good coffee to look forward to.
     
  13. Bountyplum777

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    I have stayed at the Cromwell 3 times with my fourth being next week and I don't want to stay anywhere else. The rooms are smaller but well appointed. They replaced all windows so the noise from the club is not noticeable. The service is stellar and its a quick walk from your hotel elevator to the strip!
     
  14. vegasvic

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    Your last sentence can't be overlooked. A few seconds from the elevator to the strip. I loved that when I stayed there (as the BC).
     
  15. Jaci2014

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    Free breakfast is gone but the service from all employees was fantastic in December. Rooms are dark but beautifully decorated.
     
  16. steelcity5044

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    I also have the Cromwell booked for the 1st time coming up soon. I emailed them about the continental breakfast and they said they still have? Now I'm wondering???
     
  17. tweis

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    Very interesting. Please let me know when you get back.
     
  18. WichitaMuskie

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    I stayed there a couple weeks ago and really enjoyed it. It's a bit odd in the fact that you can walk through there all day, and it's the quietest casino you could ever find. And then starting about 9 or 10 at night the crowd for Drais starts to build and build, and by about two o'clock there are 22 year-olds everywhere dancing to loud music. Personally, I enjoyed the place both ways, and it was kind of nice that it wasn't ALWAYS quiet and not ALWAYS wild. Best of both worlds.
     
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  19. steelcity5044

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    Will do
     
  20. Jaci2014

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    Cromwell is a fine place to stay--service is extraordinary.
     
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