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Which hotel would you choose?

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels' started by sogi311, Aug 15, 2020.

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  1. sogi311

    sogi311 Low-Roller

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    I have finally decided i am going to Vegas the first weekend in November, will arrive mid afternoon on Thursday and leave early Sunday. I do like to wander typically and even with Covid i am not sure that will change too much. I will be traveling solo and prefer a lively atmosphere.

    Here are my hotel options and roughly the total cost
    Wynn(Completely free due to app and previous cancellation in March)--never stayed here
    Venetian-Just have to pay tax and resort fee, totals about $170-have stayed here 3 times and love it
    Aria-two nights comped--with taxes and resort fees is about $225--never stayed here

    I have ruled out my weak offers from Caesars as they are their lower tier hotels for the same amount of money

    Not to say that money means nothing but am more interested in a fun more lively time and if one casino is boring i can wander to another casino.

    All advice is welcome and appreciated
     
  2. Marky147

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    Wynn, Wynn, and Wynn again.

    I love all of those resorts, but would probably still pick Wynn if that was the $225, and Aria was free.
     
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  3. Jer

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    Welcome to the club of people undecided on three choices!

    In your situation, this the order I’d rank them:

    Wynn
    V/P
    Aria

    From what I remember, and have heard, it’s not that hard to get out of the resort fees at V/P. What it boils down to for me is a completely free Wynn is the way to go. Now to try and figure out my own dilemma. :blink:
     
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    I’m a big fan of Aria, but I would not pay to stay there if I could stay at Wynn for free.
     
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    I echo everyone's sentiments. I have stayed at all three. You have picked three top tier hotels, the only thing separating them is price, so IMHO, Wynn "wins" hands down . . . .
     
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    My question what beats free !
     
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    Its essentially impossible right now to know which resorts will be the most lively on any given week, let alone three months from now. If the liveliness is your most important factor, I would go with Aria because at least its closer to center strip where you can probably find more lively places. Personally, I would go with Wynn
     
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    My answer would be Wynn (without hesitation) even if you had to pay for it, and you don't. Among the finest hotels in the world. It will ruin you for anywhere else.
     
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    Wynn because I'm assuming you already had to spend money to get to the proper level to make the original room booking. Plus anything could happen, the app could shut down completely tomorrow and all the gems you played for would be worthless.
     
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  10. sogi311

    sogi311 Low-Roller

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    If I paid to level up I wound definitely be staying there. I have over 36k gems and was gambling on them keeping the app and having them for March madness trip in hopefully 202___
     
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    First off, congrats on the choice to visit vegas.

    I've stayed at all three and will say they are all great choices for sure. Honestly you could have a great time at any of these especially if you run into the right people while wandering about. It just takes one bar or one table to meet up with a great group of fun people.

    > Not to say that money means nothing but am more interested in a fun more lively time and if one casino is boring i can wander to another casino.

    This seems to be your strongest objective. Is that right? Can I ask what type of fun you're looking for? In November you'll find that pools have closed and I believe that includes day clubs. Pretty sure they mostly close in October but if not I would even suggest something like MGM Grand, albeit 'lower tier', for the wet republic or something along those lines. Every place basically has a nice day/night club depending what's opened due to the season and/or the current health climate.
    Otherwise if that's not something you're looking for then I'd still recommend a place with a lot of open bars. I find that lower tier places do have more fun activities but of course that's not always true.

    If you can narrow down what sort of activities or fun you're looking for I'm sure that we could help out.

    In general, you'll have a blast with any of these choices. I wish you best of luck.
     
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    Wynn for free > any hotel you have to pay for
     
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    Stayed at all 3..would choose Wynn being it is free plus the fact you have never stayed there...All 3 are classy hotels
     
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    Wynn, Venetian, Aria in that order.

    Wynn will provide the most normal Vegas experience.
     
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    100% agree with this. And I was always a Venetian/Palazzo fan when I stayed on the strip. I stayed at Wynn once on a comp and must say as nice as V/P is, Wynn/Encore blew it away.
     
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    It sounds like your goal is not to be bored and have an experience. If you want to walk outside your room and have what crowd there is then I’d do Venetian. If you are willing to go downtown or to the end of the strip and want to come back to a home base of good service and a nice hotel I’d take Wynn all the way. I wouldn’t do Aria because it doesn’t have the advantage of either of those goals. As far as an experience goes, it really depends on if anything changes but keeping with the request of the moderator taking it as it is now in November there won’t be any pools, no bars as of now, restaurants need prior reservations, no shows as of yet, and most importantly no conventions. Bearing all this in mind it would sway me to Wynn because without those conventions the crowd will be sparse so why not have all the luxury in one place you can and visit the rest.
     
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    When I did my strip playing

    Wynn
    No brainer
     
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    Wynn all day, especially if free. They are head a shoulders above pretty much everyone else in everything they do.
     
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    As my older brother @Champster sometimes says, is this really a question? LOL.

    On a serious note, +1 the above.

    Wynn for free or otherwise, but being free makes this an easy decision.
     
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    I would normally say Aria for location due to wanderlust.

    I'd agree with Wynn. What you're saving on resort fees, you can get a ride to mid-strip. Wynn's standard rooms are nicer.

    I havent been to Aria yet, will walk over there soon. But if what I saw at Bellagio last night is any indication, MGM is curtailing services more than I anticipated. Whole sections of the casino were dark... more than needed for distancing. Saturday night and drink service was spartan.
     
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