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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. joespoolhall

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    '92 I think at the then Imperial Palace. Overall, still the most enjoyable room I've had in 65-70 trips. It was on the second floor, so the elevator ride was less than ten minutes! The room faced east over the pool with a balcony. I enjoyed a few cocktails out there during my stay. The hotel casino was pretty much eh, but that balcony was great.

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  2. GabrielBFly

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    1999 at the UNLV dorms but hotel hotel Tropicana
     
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  3. shokhead

    shokhead No big spender unless eating drinking having fun!

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    1965 or so, thunderbird hotel
     
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  4. philvie

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    The Dunes, 1981
     
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  5. bluesdude

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    February 2006 or 2007 @ Luxor. Looks like quite a few of us cut our teeth at the Luxor.
     
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  6. dmr

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    It would have been closer to where Wynncore is, more or less. On my first Strip stay, we were at the Stardust and some of our extended family stayed over there. I remember it was not just across the street, but across the street and down a bit from the Stardust.

    I also remember that it was then a Best Western, since I had recently worked at a Best Western property (but not in LV).
     
  7. fabriano

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    Bally's---1995
     
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  8. sam_marques

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    2002 Circus Circus
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  9. blackjacker2

    blackjacker2 Low-Roller

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    1998, Flamingo. After that I was hooked and so many changes since that first visit.
     
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  10. rhinoman7

    rhinoman7 Whale-wannabe

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    2008 - Luxor
     
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  11. bshowell

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    Either 2004 or 2005 (I think) - Sahara.
     
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  12. BCguy

    BCguy Low-Roller

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    The 'old' Aladdin, '96.
     
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    Excalibur. 1995.
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  14. Feedyourhead

    Feedyourhead Tourist

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    Last year at the Mirage. Great location, great pool, got a free room upgrade and the casino was nice to us! Can’t wait to go back
     
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  15. Richard Alpert

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    2007. :D
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    2007 at Caesars Palace. After that stay, I swore I would never stay there again, and I have kept that promise.
     
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    When we were kids, parents stopped in Vegas and we spent a day at Circus Circus maybe 1980. It didn’t seem so shady then...

    Me and my brother, future degens, would find pocket change and sneak up to slots to spin.

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    2005 shortly after Wynn opened when I was 21. Went with 2 friends from work. Set the bar high for all other Vegas trips.
     
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    While my first visit to Las Vegas came very shortly after The Mirage opened in 1988 or '89, I didn't stay there. I think my first Strip stay was much later in 1993 or so at The Treasure Island. In those days I was very much a value visitor and it took me awhile to afford the Strip.
     
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    1997 Polo Towers, 1998 first Casino stay Monte Carlo
     
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