Am spending a weekend August 10-13 to attend the Star Trek convention at the RIO on Saturday and Sunday, with a side trip to ARIA for Viva Elvis at 9:30pm on Saturday. Will be landing 9pm on Friday night and leaving 6:45am on Monday morning. Will have a rental. Since the whole trip was spontaneous, it's already more expensive than I'm used to paying, so I've decided to go cheap on the hotel. Both IP (deluxe room) and Cabanas (smallest room) are $32 a night, which is inexpensive for a weekend. My main issue is time efficiency, since I want to be able to get where I'm going quickly. Is it worth the long check-in and noise from construction to stay at IP and be closer to the RIO, or should I enjoy the ease and quiet of EL CORTEZ Cabanas and just make the drive back and forth from downtown? I'll add that I want to be able to shower and change between the convention and going to VIVA ELVIS on Saturday night. Opinions?