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Best option for adult family of 5 staying together?

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by EugeneChoi, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. EugeneChoi

    EugeneChoi Tourist

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    Parents, brother, fiancee and I are looking to stay 4 nights in Vegas. We have booked the panoramic room at Mandalay Bay. Thats a living room, 1 king bedroom and 2 queens, 2 bath all attached for ~$1200 total. Does anyone know of any better options for a similar price? This is the only 'room' layout like this that I know of.

    Signature Suites are sold out, MGM Grand 1 king room and 2 queens comes out to +$400! Thoughts?
     
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    Why in the world would you want to stay in the same room?

    this is vegas baby.
     
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  3. JeJas

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    agree with above. From what I can see, you need 3 bedrooms.
    In the same suite or not is not important I would say.
    In fact, I would prefer not in the same suite even if it has 3 bedrooms.
     
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    Very nice 3br condos 1/2 mile off strip, this is where I would look....
     
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    Brother and parents in the suite. You and fiancée in another room on another floor. Family can hang out in the suite and you get "alone" time in your room.

    Coming from a parent who visited Vegas with his son and his fiancée we had different rooms no where near each other to visit they came up to our suite.
     
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  6. nostresshere

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    It is Vegas Baby!

    No need for group suite. Separate rooms. Meet up when you want. Play when you want. Honeymoon when you want.

    Did not notice an age for brother and assume he is gambling age?

    Keep in mind that some people will stay up late. Some will go to bed early. Some get up early. Some sleep in. Some want breakfast. Some could care less.
     
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  7. npom

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    Do you really need a big fancy suite? For what you are willing to spend, get 2 standard rooms. one for you and another for them. Most strip hotels have decent standard rooms.
     
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    tdhoier High-Roller

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    Your best bet is probably a 2 Bedroom at the Polo Towers. That room is going to be smaller than the room you currently have booked at Mandalay, but it will be significantly cheaper.

    Good luck.
     
  9. The Rumor

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    In general, big rooms on the strip are exorbitantly expensive.

    You will be better off going somewhere else or getting more than 1 room

    You could also go the AirBnB/VRBO route and rent a house
     
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    That's a kick ass suite, but I would never stay in a single unit with that many people.
     
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  11. JeJas

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    You and your fiancee stay at MB, let the parents stay at Encore, and send the brother to Downtown.
    Get together at the airport on the way back.
    In the end, you all will greatly appreciate it.
     
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  12. Corinne

    Corinne Low-Roller

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    You could try the Hilton Grand Vacations at Flamingo. They have studios, 1 bedroom and 2 bedrooms. Full kitchens or the studios have microwave, coffee maker, toaster, fridge. Full access to Flamingo pool for free or their own quieter pool with plenty of empty sun beds and umbrellas. It is literally right behind Flamingo Hotel between the pool and the High Roller. Three studios would work even better and be cheaper than a two bedroom which consists of a 1 bedroom and a studio. The studios have a king bed and a double sofa bed in one room and the one bedroom has a king bed and a sofa bed in another room. No resort fees and free wifi. Free parking too in Flamingo parking garage. My favourite place to stay in Vegas.
     
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  13. EugeneChoi

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    Thanks, everyone, for the ideas. It really comes down to money for us, my parents wanted to treat us all to a trip where we could lounge at the pool all day and go to some shows at night. While some more space/privacy would be preferable, I was more so wondering if similar rooms existed on the strip. I'm lucky to be returning a few weeks later for a less family oriented trip!
     
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    If money is an issue, I believe you can save money by booking separate standard (usually "deluxe") rooms. You can even request adjoining rooms if you want.

    I will say that $300/nt for four nights for that suite is a pretty good deal. I guess the brother can always crash on the couch if he didn't want to grab one of the queen beds?

    The only other suggestion I have is check out Elara. They should have 3BR options and have a pretty good reputation.
     
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  15. The Rumor

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    My god I can't imagine ever having spent a night in the same hotel room with my parents and my fiancee. Especially in LV
     
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    As I type, I am sitting in a 2bd condo at Grandview. It's a lockoff...Kids staying in their own suite with full kitchen and we are in the other full suite. And I am able to grab this for $240/wk regularly. We've come here for the last 8 yrs.
     
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  18. Geogran

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    And some take hours hogging the bathroom getting ready :whistle:.

    IMHO - No matter how close and compatible a family of five adults can be - 4 nights of togetherness wears thin pretty quickly. Offer to share in the cost of booking at least 2 rooms or 3 rooms if possible. Meet ups for pool time, spa, lunch, dinners, shows and walkabout time allows for plenty of together time.
     
  19. Richard Alpert

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    Sounds like you know someone guilty of that, Geogran! :poke:

    That's why I stick with a sensible haircut. I don't get enough mirror time to tame the mullet anymore! :blah:

    Lots of good suggestions above for the OP to consider...

    RICHARD
     
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  20. the nuts

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    In most cultures living in the same space is preferred. I dont see anything wrong with your arrangement, as a matter of fact, its quite fun to have everyone in the same space like that. The late night food binge along with hilarious stories is always a fun way to end the night. Being able to leave the room in one group is always easier so everyone arrives at the shows/dinners on time and at the same time. You have all the other days of your life to have privacy, but you only have those special moments when everyone is together for a limited time. Cant be a one man wolf pack, it has to grow.

    We have stayed in the MGM Marquee suite with the whole gang once in the past, although Im not sure about the pricing. We actually had 2 rooms booked and they allowed us to give up the 2 rooms and take the marquee. Good luck and have fun!
     
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