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I would like to live in a hotel football season, Sept.-Jan..?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by NokTang, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. NokTang

    NokTang Tourist

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    Hello from Bangkok.

    Living in a hotel isn't so unheard of over here but I'll be damned if I can ever find out "how" to get it done in Las Vegas.

    I'd like a clean, safe room which is cleaned daily which means new towels and linens, etc.. I can set up my own coffee(buy a pot) and prefer a fridge but at the least, availability of ice. I don't need to cook, ever.

    I'll pay, it just seems next to impossible to get good recommendations. I don't like the looks of the weekly and monthly places you see on the internet. I'm not above anyone, just like living in a hotel.

    Any suggestions much appreciated. When I say "I'll pay" I mean a reasonable amount using $1500.usd a month as a guide.
     
  2. makuk

    makuk Low-Roller

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    $1500 a month is approximately $50 a night, and before you even pay for the room you are going to have to pay a resort fee each night and this will start at $10 and go up to £35, so that only leaves between $40 and $15 a night for the room.

    I don't think you have any chance of staying anywhere on the strip for $1500 a month.

    Take a look at other options, my brother (who does not gamble) stayed in a time share complex recently about 5 blocks from the strip and paid $400 a week for a suite with kitchen and large bedroom, so it is possible to do but I do not think you will be able to do it on the strip.
     
  3. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Time share is good idea/condo is a good idea. I am sure there are some "reasonable" hotels a few blocks from the strip without resort fees. If no fridge, you can always buy a small one for $100.

    Do you really need housecleaning? Check airnb and vrbo as well.
     
  4. Niteshade

    Niteshade Low-Roller

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    Don't know if they still do it, but Vdara used to have monthly rooms. My friend
    does it during the WSOP - he likes to come in a month before so he rented
    a nice 1 bedroom, with kitchen at Vdara for 3 months. I cannot remember what he told
    me the price was, but he really enjoyed it. He used to do a house with some other players, but
    liked this better. You should check it out.
     
  5. vegasvic

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    He doesn't mention staying on the strip or that it has to be a casino in the hotel. If those are not mandatory then there are a ton of cheap motel options for $50 a night or less and no resort fees. But it sounds as if the OP has looked into some of the "less desirable" places that charge weekly/monthly fees. Personally I wouldn't stay in those.
     
  6. NokTang

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    Correct and thanks for all the early replies. It doesn't have to be on the strip, nor have a sports book onsite. Everything is close enough. I plan to rent/buy a motorcycle. Time is the element which catches me. You are crossing over the Thanksgiving period and of course, Christmas and New Years. I have looked via search for Westgate, knowing it's a nice time share but come up empty. Maybe I'm searching the wrong places. Yes, I like housekeeping daily. Do I actually need it? Most likely not. But you get used to it and it's sort of nice and you get spoiled. Thanks again.
     
  7. NokTang

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    I will do a search tonight. Thanks for the thought. Nok
     
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    for $1500 a month during football season...no chance in hell.
    as others have said..maybe AirB&B
     
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  9. NokTang

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    I just did a google an didn't find "AirB&B". What is that? (sorry, I've been out of the country for 11 years)

    Westgate also indicates a resort charge of $29.50 per day! What the heck?

    Could you stay outside the casino area and just tap in? Or would Reno, other than being very cold, be a good option? Here we only have one legal sports book and that's in Phnom Penh Cambodia. I don't really want to live in Phnom Penh and it's a hassle flying over every weekend, but not that expensive a flight to be honest...Life's a bitch when you make a lot of money betting football.
     
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    Both are good choices but both usually don't come with daily house keeping.... usually of course not all, if that is a must.

    I really hope you find something and really hope you take the time to post about your adventures, would be fun to follow! Keep us updated
     
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  12. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Yes, there is a difference, but only if you hit the progressive. Otherwise, the paytable is way more important.

    To take the statement of a progressive being "positive"or over 100% payback, think about this.

    Chances of hitting the powerball are one in 292 million. So, when it gets over $400 million like last week, it was a "positive" game. So..... should it be played then?
     
  13. NokTang

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    I was thinking someone might wheel these big lottery jackpot carry overs...

    The Signature by MGM looks great. Now to win the lottery.... My old haunt of the Days Inn on Koval Lane appears to have closed down. The Super 8 Ellis Island also on Koval across the street is very high(for a Super 8). It's still a bitch finding something for $50.usd a night in Las Vegas?
     
  14. john1516inny

    john1516inny Low-Roller

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    Just looked at VRBO, they had a bunch for 50 -60 a night. Maybe you could talk to the owners for a longer stay. Have you thought about an apartment, I know there are short term rentals available, just be careful where you rent.
     
  15. NokTang

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    Yes, a logical idea. The only way to really do things is to simply get a hotel for a week on arrival, rent a car, and look around myself. I was hoping for some good motel/hotel leads on here. I'm really not interested in an apartment but a condo would suit me. They usually have cleaning services available on a per visit basis. It's all personal choice, I just like the hotel option as am so used to it I guess. What I see online of the weekly/monthly places is very scary to me for health reasons if nothing else. I've lost a great deal of my ability to defend myself physically and mentally from the dregs of all societies. I just don't want that on my mind. Focus and concentration on the point spreads, injury reports, weather, general team attitude, coaching, crowds, and of course, turnovers is where I want to be. Not on is my stuff safe and how will I get back to the apartment safely and what's going on in the parking lot etc.. Cheers and many thanks. Enough about me. Without the desire for women, well Thailand loses it's appeal. That leaves food and gambling. Like I said mate, enough about me...
     
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    I think you posted this under the wrong thread.
     
  17. leo21

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    Many hotels outside of the extended stay variety have maximum stay limits. Are you prepared to change hotels along the way? Also for $50/night, it would be a lower end extended stay hotel that would fit. There are some higher end brands in the category but you will pay more per night.
     
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    Sign up for 'bconnected' card with Boyd... then contact the Orleans and/or Gold Coast... your nightly average would run about $50, assuming they'll let you book a long stay...no harm in asking them... also, check to see if they'll waive all or part of the resort fee, and use pay-as-you-go for internet. Both have a shuttle to the strip, but Gold Coast (and maybe Orleans too) has a sports book on-site.
    $33/night for most weeknights and about double that for Friday & Saturday nights...so, roughly $300/week...plus another $80 or so in resort fees.
    Still - that comes out to about $1520/month.
    Less, if they'll work a deal for you.
    One draw-back: the website says one cannot book more than 14 consecutive days... so, you'd have to talk to them about extending that.
     
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    Thanks for the information. I'll email them and hope for a reply. I've read some bad reviews of the Gold Coast but I'm sure there are also good reviews out there. Cheers.
     
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    For what it's worth from me Orleans or Gold Coast at that rate would be a great deal. I have stayed at the Orleans multiple times and enjoyed both the rooms and the Book. Haven't stayed at the GC but have played in that Book also.

    The seating is certainly not like the Mirage or Caesars, but to get odds and check games, sit a bit, neither are bad at all. ( maybe kinda' smokey )

    They also have cheap hot dogs on game days.......beware of those :whistle:

    Good luck.....stay in touch, sounds like a grand adventure.