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Ballys Pool

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels' started by LB9, Apr 10, 2021.

  1. LB9

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    Glad this is posted and, while this is somewhat off topic I suppose, can anyone comment if Bally's pool is halfway decent? I'd like to hit the pool this morning for an hour or two before gambling for the next ten hours lol.

    I've stayed here 15 times and never visited the Blu pool, but figured I'd give it a try.
     
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    Its very basic. Basically a large motel pool, a circular tub. But it does have a deep end, which is almost impossible to find in vegas resorts
     
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    Thanks @UKFanatic. Since my wife isn't here, and I'm now 15 lbs fatter than pre Covid, I'm hoping to just sit alone for an hour and relax and maybe jump in for a few mins so basic works just fine lol. Any idea the easiest way to get there from the resort tower? I clearly do nothing but gamble when I come here haha
     
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    Be somewhat sober if you’re not a great swimmer. It’s 12 feet deep in one section, so your have to actually swim. I’ve enjoyed it there, not exactly a fun scene, but nice and relaxing.
     
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    I’m a good swimmer and am going there sober in a few mins, although I’m hopeful I can order a drink out there to have nearby.
     
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    At Bally’s pool now, can’t order drinks until 11am.

    to be fair, it’s not terrible and my white ass can get some sun (metaphorically, not literally).
     

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    Oh and I forgot to mention, no hassling when you bring in outside food or drink at Bally’s pool which is a Vegas first, at least from what I’ve seen
     
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    One more thing to add since it appears I have my own thread now (thx!), the lifeguards bring around masks on a cadence.
    When they do, they also tell those not wearing them outside the pool to pull it up or put it back on if it’s off, however, very few are listening.
     
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    I will be there in 2 weeks so this is great information, thank you.
     
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    You bet. I also spoke with 2 younger folks who check your card inside and asked about the bringing your own food inside situation.

    Both indicated to me, at least now, they sort of look the other way if you bring outside or food into the pool area before 11am when the food/drink station in the pool opens. This makes sense and seems fair; which made me think I should have brought a bagel sandwich inside lol
     
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    How’s the capacity at the pool? Easy to find a chair, etc?
     
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    smerrian View from Bally's

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    I enjoy Bally's pool for a casino break. Hope you're having a good time there and at the BJ tables.
     
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    It's much better than "basic!" Harrah's and The Linq have "basic" pools. Bally's is definitely a step up from that.

    It's a classic old-style pool with a nice pool deck, trees and greenery, and bar/cafe area. Good music the last time I was there.

    It's a comfortably place to kick back and relax. You'll enjoy it.
     
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    Halfway decent is how I would describe it. It is fine. It is also a bit of a hike to get to it so be prepared for that.
     
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    Yeah, it was and I stayed an hour and a half. Frankly, early in the day it wasn’t half bad.
     
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    If, like me, you think a pool in Vegas should be a place to relax, good music at a decent volume in the background, not packed with people and chairs, and not a dayclub filled with ******bags and drunks, you'll love Bally's pool! I like my Vegas pool time to be relaxing and chill. Bally's is one of the last pools that seems to offer that.
     
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    I was pleasantly surprised as I saw very few kids. Obviously not a great pool, but I had an hour and half of relaxing time so I can’t complain.
     
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    I love the pool at Ballys! Nice deep area, really liked the monorail going by when it was running, chill adult crowd and not a bunch of spazzes. My only complaint was that the waitress never came around. Their pool is a huge pro for me to book Ballys in the summer.
     
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    FullPay When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro

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    You can’t order a drink at 9:30 in the morning!?! What’s the problem, the sun is clearly above the horizon. This will not stand, you know. This aggression will not stand, man.
     
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    My thoughts exactly, guess they didn’t want to make more money lol
     
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