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10 nights celebrating 10 years. Encore/Cosmo/Aria

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Kachow, Jun 28, 2021.

  1. gr8whitenorth

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    As a Quick hit junkie myself I hope to see lots of Quick hits in this TR.... Your trip sounds epic and the properties you have chosen are certainly top notch. Enjoy it and congrats on 10 years!
     
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  2. Kachow

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    Continued my normal tradition of getting my ass kicked on the first night. Burned $1000 in about an hour at blackjack and various slot machines. Had a $150 hit on a $3 quick hit which was the winner of the night but blackjack made $500 disappear in less than 1 shoe flat betting $50. I did have fun and the dealer was super friendly and earned some tips but the cards just weren’t there. I’m tired after travelling all day and really think it’s time to hit the hay. Tomorrow is spa, lunch at Milos, dinner at Mizumi, and my brother in law and his fiancée get into town tomorrow night. May not give Wynn anymore play and just wait to gamble until tomorrow night when we go check into our Cosmo room. Goodnight everybody and thanks for following along!
     
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  3. Kachow

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    Good morning VMB. Had an awesome slumber and now I’m up waiting on some room service oatmeal. My wife woke earlier than I did and strolled down to the cafe and got some cold brew and then we called room service for breakfast. We are hoping our friend Biz from in room dining is still working here as it’s a little tradition for him to bring our breakfast here and we enjoy catching up with him. We requested him but not sure if he still works here after last year or if he does if he’s here.

    After breakfast we plan on going to the spa after it opens. My wife’s facial appointment is in the Wynn Spa so I will walk her over there and my massage is in the Encore side. At the time we made the appointments they didn’t have any personnel on the spa side available at Encore for the facial so we booked hers at Wynn. She’s been to both spas and in the past she preferred Encore spa amenities but she hasn’t been to wynn spa since they remodeled so she’s excited about seeing what they’ve done to the place.

    after the spa we have lunch at Milos.
     
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    Come winter and ski season, SLC is jammed on the weekends. Without TSA precheck or Global Entry, the wait time to get through security is a pain and check in is no different.
     
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  5. Kachow

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    Our favorite Encore employee of all time, Biz, brought us our breakfast this morning, which we feel fortunate about because we requested but we didn’t know if he was working or if they would be able to accommodate us due to staff shortages. We have been requesting him for years. He is just a wonderful person and the sweetest guy ever and so personable. @Flowers I highly recommend requesting him next time you order breakfast although he is off after today for two days. After he left the in room dining department managed called and wished us happy anniversary and Biz came back with a box of chocolates as a gift from their department.
     
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    Remember, your trip is a marathon, not a sprint. I promised my wife on our next two gambling trips I will not lose any more than 250 dollars on the first night. I am tired of waking up on our first full day already in a deep hole. Have fun and may the the gambling gods smile on you.
     
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    Oh yea, that’s why I called it quits after $1K.
     
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    Congrats on your 10 year anniversary! Have a great trip!
     
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    Congratulations on your 10 year Anniversary. My husband and I did an Elvis Vow Renewal in Vegas with friends for our 10th….so much fun!

    I got a severe heart pang looking at your sweet pups being dropped off. We haven’t left our guys since January 2020; it is going to be so hard leaving them for the first time since COVID.

    Have a fabulous trip; Iooking forward to following along.
     
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    Happy anniversary!
     
  12. Kachow

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    Spa was phenomenal as always. I highly recommend the Good Luck Ritual. It’s full body plus a scalp treatment and hand and foot treatment. The Encore spa as always is still amazing. It wasn’t busy at all this morning although more people were showing up as I was cleaning up to leave and go meet up with my wife to head to Milos for lunch. I know these questions always pop up so I will tell you there was a $15 craps table this morning. Also, there are plenty of loungers available at the Encore pool right now. Here are some pictures.

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    Off to Milos for their fabulous lunch special!
     
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    Milos was terrific. I didn’t get pics of everything because we were famished. I will say I liked the feel of the restaurant better when it was at Cosmo. It’s brighter and bigger at Venetian but the space isn’t as unique as it was before. In either case, service was excellent, the octopus was as good as I remember it being, and the grilled sea bream was fantastic. We got the Mezze plate and octopus for an appetizer. Wife had the chicken breast and I had the grilled sea bream for entree. And we had the fruit plate and karydopita with ice cream for dessert. We walked back over to Encore, grabbed my $50 free play from the Wynn rewards desk, and turned it into $42 before heading back to the room. We are going to go back to the spa and enjoy the amenities some more. I could use some more eucalyptus steam and the deluge shower for sure. Tonight is Mizumi for dinner at 7:30 and then head to Cosmo to check into our other room and greet my BIL and his fiancée when they arrive at 930ish.
     

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  15. Kachow

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    Also bopping around the Wynn tables earlier just scouting I saw $25 6/5 and $50, $100, and $200 3/2 BJ. Also $25 and $100 craps. Also $25 war
     
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    If you happen to pass by the Red Card booth, would you mind noting the hours it is open?
     
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    Yes I will check. Earlier today when I stopped by the one on Wynn side there was nobody there but the one on Encore side was manned.
     
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    I tried booking a Good Luck Ritual for August and just got this weird response. Guess I will have to call, which I hate. Screenshot_20210630-202443_Yahoo Mail.jpg
     
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    Congrats on your 10 year vow renewal! Looks like the start to a wonderful trip! Cheers! :beer:
     
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    You’ll be eating GOOD! Win a bunch of $ & Enjoy!
     
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