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What year was your very first stay in a Las Vegas strip hotel and which hotel was it?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by cygnusx1jg, Oct 20, 2019.

  1. VivaSladeVegas

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    1992 Imperial Palace
     
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    1968, my Dad took me on a business trip to Vegas when I was 6 y/o and we stayed at the Desert Inn.

    First trip on my own was 1982 and stayed at the Stardust.

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  3. jon_vegas

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    1990 Excalibur. Way before I could legally gamble. I just remember going to the Fun Dungeon playing at the arcade with my siblings.
     
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    2000 at the Monte Carlo. I was attending a conference for work, but added on some vacation time too. After seeing the newly rebranded Park MGM, I miss the old Monte even more.
     
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    1983 (?) at the Hacienda. Don't look for it, it isn't there anymore. I was 11 or 12 years old and it was one of the greatest days of my life.
     
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    1997 - Jockey Club (unless my mom/dad took me to work when I was a baby in 1981... yep, I am a Vegas Baby, and my parents worked in the casinos :D)... if time share fiascos don’t count then 2013 @ Harrah’s :thumbsup::cool:
     
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  7. Darvin

    Darvin Low-Roller

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    1997 @ Mirage
     
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  9. Viva Las Vegas

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    June 10-13, 1991 Riviera





     
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    Mirage - 1991 - April (or was it May?)
     
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  11. HHW

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    2015 MGM Grand. We are fairly new to the Vegas ways
     
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    Sadly, I don't recall exactly.
    I have tried to pinpoint the exact year, but with no luck. I think it was 1996 ish.
    And now, currently I estimate that I have been to Vegas approximately 70-75 times.
    I guess maybe I like it.
     
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  13. justchuck

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    1970 at the Westward Ho.
     
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  14. shiner18

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    94 or 95 the Aladdin, tried a 5 cent vp machine don't recall what I hit but the nickel's came cascading out. Loved those days when you could walk the strip with a pocket bulging with quarters.
     
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    1975 at the Tropicana
    We were there with friends who were getting married in Vegas
     
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  16. Cal123

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    My first trip was in 2014 but I stayed in the Howard Johnson on trop but I choose to forget that trip/place exists

    So much real first trip was 2015 and I stayed in the MGM Grand
     
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    November 2012 Monte Carlo. Once or twice a year since then.
     
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    1978 or 1979 or so at the Stardust. Second trip to LV. Stayed at the old ElCo on the first one.
     
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    1977 Sands
     
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