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Palace Station

Discussion in 'Off-Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by dhlamar, Aug 3, 2013.

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  1. dhlamar

    dhlamar Low-Roller

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    Is this casino on any 24 hour bus route that takes you to the strip or do you have to rent a car or take a taxi?
     
  2. crd

    crd Tourist

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    I was looking at Palace Station myself, looks like it could be a headache at night, buses every hour or so, connect with Deuce route.
    Might be easier during the day?
     
  3. mescalita

    mescalita Low-Roller

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    Palace Station has a free shuttle service to the Strip (drops you by the Fashion Mall) - runs almost every hour until 11:00 at night. Also free shuttle service to the airport. Wile I'm not really a Stations person, I do have fond(?) memories of staying in Courtyard rooms the first couple times we visited Vegas. Many, many moons ago.....
     
  4. makikiboy

    makikiboy VIP Whale

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    be aware that the palace station charges almost $17 a night for their resort fee so you should take that into account when looking at booking the place. I noticed on kayak that the palace station has some of the lowest rates but when you add in the $17 a night extra there are other hotels (downtown) that are less per night.
     
  5. mike_m235

    mike_m235 Tourist

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    Also be aware that this is a dive and you really shouldn't walk to the strip from there.
     
  6. sandman748

    sandman748 Low-Roller

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    This place is hardly a dive. It's much nicer than most casinos outside of Vegas. The only trick is to stay in the Towers.

    The courtyard rooms are pretty divey. And I wouldn't walk to the strip.

    Night or day. Definitely not at night.
     
  7. doug2288

    doug2288 Low-Roller

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    To guys have played at palace station, did you get room offers there? what kind of (table or slot) play needed to get room comp at palace station ? I will stop by there next trip,thanks!
     
  8. keno60

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    There is a bus stop in front of the casino on the street. Drops you off near the old Sahara. they also have a shuttle to airport and strip.
     
  9. sandman748

    sandman748 Low-Roller

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    I Haven't ever received offers from them. And I've put good play in with them over two trips.

    I did get the rooms comped at checkout though.
     
  10. drdestructo

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    doug2288...a few months after I did a drive-by with my family and spent a few hours playing blackjack, I was contacted by a host.

    I began to recieve snail mail offers and occasional invites from the host for various events. I finally took them up on an offer and spent a few nights there. My sister and husband went as well, and the host set her up at casino rate for their room, but would check at end of stay.

    I play a little higher stakes than my sister and brother-in-law...they played at the $5 minimum table, but for long stretches...4 -5 hours a day. At the end of their stay, all their room charges including resort fees were comped. By the way, when I stayed on the offer my resort fees were comped as well.

    I found the place quite comfortable to stay and play. My wife liked the Starbucks just off the resort tower elevators, and there was a myriad of dining options including the Grand Cafe (their 24 coffee shop), The Broiler (steakhouse), The Feast Buffet, Pasta Cucina (Italian), Cabo (Tex-Mex), Oyster Bar, Food Express (Chinese cuisine), and in the food court they have a Johnny Rockets, a Subway, and a pizza place. The room was older but clean. As mentioned ealier, the Tower is the way to go here.

    I'd stay here again in a heartbeat, the comp obviously makes it a no-brainer.
     
  11. booker

    booker High-Roller

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    I just can't fathom the rationale behind Station's (or CET's) offers. To answer your questions:
    • I played fairly heavely for me a there a in Feb. 2010 and received subsequent poor offers.
    • Then I was offered comped rooms at Red rock a year later as well as Palace Station which I utilized with a fair amount of play.
    • A short time later I used an offer for their Courtyard rooms (very old) for a short, kind of non-vacation trip where I gave them very limited play.
    • Terrible offers ensued ~ understandable.
    • With no more play whatsoever, I have just received 3 comped nights in their tower, weekends included.
     
  12. cptcomp

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    if you walk it you HAVE to walk on the north side of the overpass no pedestrians on the south side.walked it plenty of times.Well back when there was a Saharah.
     
  13. doug2288

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    Sandman,Drdestructo and Booker:
    thank you so much for the info!
     
  14. TomTWI

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    I've never stayed at Palace Station but during our last visit to eat there, the casino seemed old and depressing. Doesn't seem like they have been updating it. I rate it below Gold Coast.

    I would like others opinions. How do you rate Palace Station compared to other near strip casinos?

    TomTWI
     
  15. AlwaysVegas

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    OJ Simpson didn't have a very good time at Palace Station. But that's a different story. :ssst:
     
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