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Your opinion of the nicest/largest rooms at the Flamingo?

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by Champster1, Oct 20, 2016.

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  1. Champster1

    Champster1 VIP Whale

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    I'm thinking about doing the Flamingo for march madness since they usually have the largest of their
    "Hoops party" in March in that ballroom. Just less walking from Ballys /Paris or last year the Linq (wont do that again during St paddy's day weekend).

    My TR offers any Go room or Fab room or Studio room ( no "Pet stay" please) for free for the the 5 days that I need (10/15-20). I'm just looking for something that's spacious and comfortable and clean. I haven't stayed at the Flamingo in probably 10 years ( at least). Looking for some feedback!
     
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    Go room is the upgraded room and the most expensive generally of the three.

    The studio ones are the largest but least updated if I recall.
    Fab would be strictly worse than Go.

    If you search on youtube you can often find walkthroughs of different room types. Very handy.
     
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    I've gotten the studio room the last two times with different results.
    In April had a room on the 11th floor, room was updated along with entire floor from what I was told. Room was spacious with a separate sleeping area, 2 flat screens, new furniture and a nice view overlooking the flamingo habitat.
    In September was unable to get an updated room, no view and old worn furniture. It did have 2 newer TV's though.
    I have had Fab and Go rooms in the past, and preferred the studio room by far. (even the old room!)
    The extra room makes a big difference.
     
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    I used to stay at the Flamingo every time I went to Vegas. I stayed there 3 times MINIMUM, maybe 4. Every time, the rooms have been really nice. I always stayed in the Fab Go rooms. It seems like they changed the names slightly AGAIN. But from what I understand, the upkeep in the past couple of years has not been too kind to the hotel, which is a shame. I am 31, so I am definitely picky about my hotels. I stayed at Paris recently, A+ as always. Will be at Ceasar's in January. But Flamingo? It's the one hotel that I always look up first. It has my heart. It's the one with the memorable moments in my younger days (even though I am only 31... I am talking about 22-27).

    The location is PERFECT on the strip. Everything is walking distance!!!
     
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    We had a similar experience earlier this month. Me and another guy in our group had both booked Studio King rooms and the 2 were different like night and day. Mine was on the 8th floor with a view of the pools and the bed and furniture were newish. There was only 1 flat screen TV in the living area of the room though.

    His room, I believe, was on the 11th floor with a view of Ballys. The bed looked like it had way to many people sleeping on it during it's lifetime and the furniture was old and worn. I don't know if there were 2 TVs in this room though.

    I liked the extra space in the room and am willing to spend a little more over a basic room to stay in those again... But only if the furniture doesn't look like it came out of a run down motel in the middle of Detroit.
     
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    Hi Champster, there is a Go Suite that is much larger (actually 2 normal go rooms put together), but there are very few of them. Are you sure you can get 5 days in a row comped during March Madness ? I've been going for 10+ years during that time frame and very seldom get more than 4 consecutive nights comped (I'm mid level diamond) irregardless of the room type. You should probably call your host to verify.
     
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    I've already booked 5 comped days, as stated earlier, at Ballys 3/15 -20, as I did in October 10/7-12th (Ballys Indigo - Celebrity Suite) and in March of this year 3/16-21st (Linq). In fact my last 5/6 stays have all been 5 days comped!. I have never needed a host other than to make sure that special offers are combined with my 5 day stay (i.e. past stay I was also enrolled in the $150,000 Video poker tournament at Rio 10-8-9th!... psp came in somewhere around 60th and won $450.00 is FSP).

    You may be doing something wrong on TR or maybe you are just treated differently than I. The month of Feb 2017 currently offers me 5 comped days (consecutively) at Flamingo except Mar 6th - 10th when no CET property is offering Comps, on my TR, except Planet Hollywood and Bally's. I'm not sure why those days are though and, to be honest, it really doesn't matter because I'm not going during that time frame!!

    Thanks for suggesting that I check with my host, but I'm good!!
     
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    The Jr. Go Suites are nice, but if you really want a nice,
    big suite - see if you can upgrade to the Cosmopolitan
    Suite. I love that one. The bedroom is a completely separate
    room with a door, a nice dining area with a dining table that
    seats six, and old pictures on all the walls of the Flamingo
    back in the day in black and white. I really enjoy staying
    in that one. Flamingo Suite 1.jpg Flamingo Suite 2.jpg

    The living room furniture is older, but it was clean and the bedroom was
    comfortable. It does not look out over the strip like the Go Junior Suites, but
    does look out over the Atrium.
     
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    Great feedback so far. Thanks one and all. Hopefully "Niteshade" can teach me how to post pictures!!
     
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    Champster1, I stayed in the Fab Executive this past May and i was very pleased with it. It is larger than the standard Go or Fab room and has a coffee maker and fridge (if those are important to you). It is by no means a suite but the extra space was nice.
     
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    I just changed my reservation for MM to that studio suite. I have 5 days comped as well. I used to get comped the suite that has the totally separate bed room but no dinning table.

    Cannot remember the name of the room. I will make sure to try and ask for an updated room.
     
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    Sounds like a good move cjrick! Let me know what you find out!
     
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