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MGM Grand or something new?

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by scribe95, Mar 5, 2013.

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  1. scribe95

    scribe95 Tourist

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    My husband and I are planning a June trip. We stayed once at Flamingo, which was okay. Twice at MGM, which we really liked.

    Is MGM the best option in this price range? We are open to trying something new (as long as it has a good pool.)
     
  2. sco5123

    sco5123 VIP Whale

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    Signature is connected to MGM, so you get all the amenities of MGM...and in the same price range for an all-suite. I like Mandalay Bay but many people think it is too far out.
     
  3. StormHawk

    StormHawk High-Roller

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    I like to stay at a new place each trip until I've hit all of my wish list spots. I would check out a new property you've been wanting to try or enjoy but have never had a room there.
     
  4. mike_m235

    mike_m235 Tourist

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    Depending on the week, Mirage is often available at the same price as MGM. It's a comparable property and has a nice pool. Mandalay Bay would be the other place to check in the same range, also with a nice pool.

    If you're looking for something different, those two properties would probably be as good or slightly better than MGM. Some weekends they are cheaper, some more expensive -- so you'd need to check the prices for your specific dates.
     
  5. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Are you getting any offers or discounts when you book online using your players club?

    Where do you tend to play the most?
     
  6. heatherlovesvegas

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    MGM is the most modern of the 4 star properties since the rooms were just remodeled a year ago. But I don't think you can go wrong with Mandalay Bay, Mirage, PH or Paris either. They are all on the same level to me. If given a choice I'd pick Mandalay Bay or MGM.
     
  7. burdog

    burdog Low-Roller

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    The pools at PH and Paris are not near the quality of pool as Mirage or MB (although have never stayed @ MB). Mirage has a nice pool but not as big as MGM and we love the location, cheap food and gambling across the street Harrah's, Casino Royal or high end (not us LOL) by Caesars, Forum Shops, Venetian.
     
  8. KBT2012

    KBT2012 High-Roller

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    I would consider THEhotel at Mandalay Bay. Some of my family swear by it, I have also stayed there and absolutely love it. Many people dismiss THEhotel/Mandalay Bay as being to far away but I disagree. You can readily go to Luxor and Excalibur, or you can tram from MB to Excalibur, walk across to NYNY, then to MC or MGM Grand and hop on the tram at MGM Grand and go wherever you desire. I love it.
     
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    billduhcat Low-Roller

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    Maybe try Venetian/Palazzo? I'm pretty their sure prices are comparable to MGM, as long as there's not a convention @ Sands escalating the prices.

    The pool complex at Venetian/Palazzo is pretty neat (IMHO), and I like that north-central strip location a smidge more than MGM's.

    It's been a few years, however, since I actually stayed @ Venetian, so I'd check some more recent reviews of the rooms to make sure they're up to your standards.
     
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    StormHawk High-Roller

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    V/P is generally more on par with Bellagio, Aria, and Wynn pricewise whenever I look at it.
     
  11. Nittany1

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    I agree with Heather.
    Mgm has just completed their room renovations and Mirage was a couple years ago.
    Of all the properties mentioned,Paris is showing the most wear.
     
  12. woodsie

    woodsie Low-Roller

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    Mirage is comparable to MGM price wise and I frankly like it better. Steve Wynn knows how to build 'em. I don't know how to explain it but all of his current and former properties have a coherence to them that is often lost at other hotels.
     
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