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PH, Cosmo, Bellagio 12/28 - 01/10 Picture TR

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by RCRD, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. RCRD

    RCRD Tourist

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    My Trip Report

    Our 9th trip to Vegas. :love:
    But first time during winter time and the first time visiting with only my girlfriend.
    We got tickets for 275 EURO (FRA - LA) and comped hotels so we couldn't resist to celebrate NYE in Vegas. :nworthy:

    Trip report 2016: https://www.vegasmessageboard.com/forums/index.php?threads/four-seasons-10-03-10-11-picture-tr.135669/
    Trip report 2017: https://www.vegasmessageboard.com/forums/index.php?threads/ps-pho-cosmo-vdara-exca-cp-and-a-handpay-09-16-09-29-picture-tr-oh-and-a-wedding.145259/
    Also visited Vegas in May 2018, but didn't do a trip report, sorry.

    Here we go. :woohoo:

    Friday 12/28, Saturday 12/29

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    Picking up this fine rental at LAX.
    Because of the 10 hour flight and the -9 hour time difference we got an hotel at LAX and went to bed early.

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    Yeah, jet lag, 3 AM, Vegas here we come! :woot:

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    Breakfast, 90 miles to go.

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    Oh yes oh yes oh yes, FINALLY :headbang::woohoo::lock:

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    Checked in at PH and my girlfriend (since 1996) likes the view. And so do I. :love::love:

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    This is actually my very first gambling picture this trip. :headbang:

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    :thumbsup:

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    Nice start! :trophy:

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    Time for bed. :faint:
    Very good first gambling day! :clap:

    More to come.
     
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  2. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Following along! Can't wait to read more! Looks like an awesome start!
     
    Well-deserved break!! Food & fun - always.
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    Great start! Looking forward to the rest!
     
    Special Moments Galore with Mom and Friends in the Place We Adore
    Celebrating our Nation's Birth While Winning Mega More at Encore!
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    Awesome price for your flights and a fun start to your vacation!
     
    Business trip to Vegas -- score!
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  5. RCRD

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    Sunday 12/30

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    Road trip to Valley Of Fire

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    It's COLD, but we loved it!

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    Wildlife :love:

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    Burning some calories

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    Great spot

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    Back to Vegas

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    Green Valley Ranch Casino

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    Free pizza! :feedme:

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    WOW show at Rio. Liked it. :thumbsup:

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    Walking back to the Strip.

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    :love::clap::love:

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    Bonus on 2 machines! :jester::jester:

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    :evillaugh:

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    Killing the jet lag. :nworthy:
     
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  6. RCRD

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    Monday 12/31

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    Getting up and start winning, we al love it! :woohoo: Buffalo X2 X4 X2 Double Buffallo = SCORE!

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    :evillaugh:

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    Heidi loves us and we love Heidi! :woot:

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    People in the pool! :nworthy:

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    Closing the Strip for NYE

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    The line to get into the Cosmo :faint::faint:

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    Got early bird tickets for the NYE Ice Rink Party (50 dollar a person). We could drink almost everything we want so a very good deal! And the music was a nice mix up from everything. Loved it but it was very, very cold! :wiggle::woohoo::thumbsup::beer:

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    Got busy at 11.30 pm.

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    HAPPY NEW YEAR! :wiggle::wiggle:

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    What A Great Day! :woohoo::woohoo: :nworthy::nworthy:
     
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  7. RCRD

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    Tuesday 01/01 Wednesday 01/02

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    Comped Cosmo room. Still staying at PH so we didn't want to wait for a better view. This is a one bedroom terrace on a very low floor.

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    6.24 AM 01/02

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    Restaurant in the casino at the Paris.

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    Oeh, wrong line!

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    Wynn/Encore

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    The future is here.

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    At Circus Circus. :headbang:

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    View from Bellagio Room 26042 (Corner Room)

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    HEXX

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    HEXX (loved it)

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    Cosmo

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    The rest of the evening we just enjoyed this view.
    Spectacular! :love::love:
     
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  8. miss_sonja

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    Looks like a great trip! What is the second picture at Hexx?
     
    Harrah's or Park MGM? I'll decide next year!
    Harrah's or Park MGM? I'll decide next year!
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  9. RCRD

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    Filet mignon and brussel sprouts. :feedme:
     
  10. RCRD

    RCRD Tourist

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    Thursday 01/03

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    Wicked Spoon (Cosmo) 2 for 1 Sterling deal. :feedme:

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    After eating way too much we decided to walk to the National Atomic Testing Museum.

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    Oooh, the memories! :nworthy::nworthy:

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    New Jackpot Party slot. We loved it and played it a lot. Good fun!
    At Bellagio.

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    Then I hit a bonus on a Buffalo machine but it stopped in the middle of the bonus many times. It took me over an hout to finish the bonus! :whistle:

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    So after an hour I immediately cash out and the ATM broke down.
    LOL

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    Downtown. :love:

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    Golden Nugget. :nworthy:

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    :thumbsup:

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    :love:

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    Pizza Rock :feedme:

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    Another double bonus on this machine at Downtown Grand.

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    The end of another great day. :clap:
     
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  11. RCRD

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    Friday 01/04

    Well, gambling wise this day will be in our all time top 3. :nworthy:

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    A good gambling day starts with a win ofcourse. :D

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    Mini Golf at Bally's.

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    Lemon Grass Aria

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    Oh yeah! :headbang:

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    TWO spins later! :nworthy::woohoo::nworthy:

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    BOOOMM (too bad the windows were dirty, but it looks worse on the picture then it was)

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    Forgot the picture.

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    BOOOMMM

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    :nworthy::nworthy:

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    A crazy gambling night (mostly Bellagio and some Aria)! :woohoo:
     
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  12. RCRD

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    Saturday 01/05

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    SEA at Bally's (very good)

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    NICE

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    Surprised they still have these in Aria. I did know Cosmo still have them.
    No bubble love.

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    Shake Shack :feedme:

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    WHAAAAAAT?? :nworthy::nworthy:

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    That's just erotic! :love::love:

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    :headbang:

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    :cool::cool:
     
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  13. RCRD

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    Sunday 01/06 /Thursday 01/10

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    The non-smoking part of the Bellagio Casino. On the left in the front of the guest elevators.
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    New stadium

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    Goodbye sweet corner room!

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    On the way to the M Resort

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    Buffet at M Resort

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    Then we drove to FUNNER for another 3 comped night stay and to visit San Diego. Fun it was, but not FUNNER as Las Vegas. You had to pay for
    alcoholic beverages! Euh, what? :cry:

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    Very nice room

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    View from room

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    Cosmopolitan Hotel in Old Town San Diego. :thumbsup:

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    Smashburger

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    On our last full day it was the first day we hit 75 degrees. So we went to the pool to get some sun, There was NO ONE and had
    the complete pool for ourselves! :woohoo::thumbsup:

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    Time to leave. :cry::cry:

    But this was a GREAT holiday and we spent a lot less than budgeted because of the winnings. :thumbsup:
    We already booked for NYE 2019/2020. Comped at PH. :wiggle:
    Hope you all have lots of fun in Vegas as we did and win BIG! :nworthy::thumbsup::wiggle::woohoo::lock::usa:

     
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  14. VegasGroove

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    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE all the great pics! Thank you for posting. Happy New Year!
     
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    Thanks for the report. What is this fun and funner that you speak of?

    And wow, comped for next NYE already??
     
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    Great trip report - great photos and lots of activity!
     
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  17. RCRD

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    'Funner" is the place where Harrah's Southern California Hotel and Casino is located.
    Yes, when you check the Totalrewards calender it's already possible to book the PH until 01/02 2020! :wiggle:
     
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    Fantastic TR! Thank you for sharing!
     
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    Excellent pics!
     
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    Well, sort of. Harrah's (and the tribe that runs it) worked to rename the area as part of a promotional stunt a few years ago which included naming David Hasselhoff as "mayor". They even got a lot of the major internet and navigation companies to play along. It was previously part of an unincorporated town called Valley Center.
     
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