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Imperial Palace

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by jeni921, Jun 10, 2012.

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  1. jeni921

    jeni921 Tourist

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    I have 2 free nights at IP and I have never stayed there so I have a few questions about the rooms.
    How is the AC in the rooms at IP? Is the temperature centrally controlled (to keep the room warmer than usual) or can I get the room pretty cool on a 100 degree day?
    I must have a non-smoking room and wondered if they have non-smoking floors where you actually DO NOT smell smoke and is there a floor or tower that I should specifically request?
    Thanks for opinions/comments/recommendations.
     
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    We stayed there in April.......good A/C....window unit but it got the room very cold.....Best I can remember our floor was a smoke free floor...

    We had a LUV TUB room........would do it again.........just wish they had room safes......so we didn't use room service for the 5 days we were there....

    FUN casino......no problem getting a $5 BJ table at all hours.......Dealertainers fun to play with.

    Have LOTS of Fun...
     
  3. jeni921

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    Thanks Username!

    I didn't even think about not having a safe…thought that was standard in all LV rooms.
     
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    we have stayed at a few places in vegas that have no safe in the room.
    Ip and gold coast come to mind.

    we have stayed at Imperial palace quite a few times and you can use a free safe deposit box by the casino cage.

    the process is quick and painless and we go into the box sometimes 2 or 3 times a day. the service is always great and we usually hate not having a safe but ip is great.
     
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    More I think about it the more I LIKE the idea of the cage safes better. Always under view of the eye in the sky!!

    Regardless, my only suggestion at IP is to always make sure you pull your door shut tightly behind you. A good suggestion at ANY hotel (and I have encountered it at 4 star hotels too) is to make sure that door latches behind you. Evidently the doors at IP are like the ones at the Marriott I stayed at - they don't always engage if you don't pull fully. Not sure if it's the weight of the door or the lock design - but no matter where you stay, always check your door & engage your deadbolt when you retire for the night.

    Lecture over!!!
     
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    Survivor and jgates,

    Thanks for the recommendation about using the hotel safe. That does sound better than a room safe. I would not have considered that option otherwise.
    Also thanks for the reminder to make sure my door closes!
    I am still not sure about all the construction going on and the NOISE level…another concern of mine.
    I guess when you have 2 free nights, you can't be too picky!
     
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    People have told me that this place is so crappy so I have never stayed there. Even when I have gotten comp offers, I have opted someplace else. What is the honest overall opinion of the IP?
     
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    Only other concern I've seen about imperial palace is very slow elevators. When I stayed there there was a bank of elevators behind the ones people were standing and waiting for. Try to find them.

    Some rooms have balconies. If its not too hot, its a nice place for an early coffee.
     
  9. GoingBroke777

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    i went to vegas for first time and stayed at IP due to price. for 20 dollars a night i was willing to see if all the reviews are right. anyways for a place to sleep and that's about all we did there, it was worth the 20. i think i slept a total of 15 hours for the 4 days i was there. never ate at any of the restaurants or used the pool etc. so as far as is it crappy, it depends on what you going to do. the room was clean, the water was hot in the shower, thats about all we needed yea it has an outdated 20 year old TV but we did not even turn it on. the location was great. i'm staying at bally's this time around as we have it for free. so i guess i can compare it something after this trip.
     
  10. dooner

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    I can help you with the A/C question - keeping the room cool is very important to me!

    They have floor/window mounted individually controlled units (not thermostat controlled). I turn that baby on full cold in summer for 3 days straight, and it keeps the room very cool - cooler than any other room I've stayed in.

    It's noisy, and it blows a lot of air, but man, it sure does the job! Kept it around 60 - 65 in summer!
     
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    Thanks for the responses…I appreciate it so much. It sounds like the IP is not as bad as it is often made out to be! I enjoy playing blackjack there with the Dealertainers and I think it will be alright to spend a few nights there….free is free….
     
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