Help me choose our hotel!

Discussion in 'Las Vegas' started by TinkBride, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. TinkBride

    TinkBride I am pro Spaceship Earth wand. I am anti candy/cak

    Jul 27, 2006
    DH and I are traveling to Vegas next June for 1 week. We are staying 5 mins. off the strip for most of the week and staying on the strip for 2 nights. Our entire vacation (Vegas for 1 week and Disneyland for 3 days) is going to be "free" for all of our hotel stays. So we want to splurge for our 2 night stay on the strip. The choices we are debating are Caesar's Palace, Bellagio, Mirage, and Venetian. I think I would really like to stay at Bellagio with a fountain view, but DH is not as sure. I am a Vegas newbie and DH has only stayed at the Flamingo.

    We want to be centralized on the strip. So - what do you suggest from experience with these resorts and why?
  2. everylastbreath

    everylastbreath DIS Veteran

    Jul 26, 2007
    The only hotel of all the listed I have stayed at is Caesars and LOVE IT!! We have stayed in some AWESOME suites there, so that would be my recommendation, but all the hotels you listed are "top" hotels, expect for Mirage (IMO- don't think its in the same catagory as others), I'm sure you will do great at any of them, they probably all have awesome rooms - All are pretty centrally located on the strip, Caesars & Bellago are right next door to each other
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  4. DisneyWhiz

    DisneyWhiz "some imagination huh?"

    May 14, 2010
    I would recommend the Bellagio. It and Venetian are the most high-class out of the hotels that you mentioned, but the Bellagio is a lot more centralized on the strip. We stayed fountain-view one year, and it was an AMAZING view...especially at night.
  5. jlima

    jlima Beep Beep!

    Nov 1, 2000
    If you are going all out, stay at Bellagio. It is a true 5 star property and you will love it.
  6. aboveH20

    aboveH20 DIS Veteran

    Feb 9, 2010
    We just went for the first time and stayed at Treasure Island. I couldn't justify the expense of the Ballagio, but kinda wish I'd looked into the Mirage. Very nice!
  7. jgates

    jgates <font color=teal>Must vow NEVER to toggle the tags

    Oct 12, 1999
    Ceasar's lower end rooms are pretty blah, so make sure you get an upgraded room.

    Bellagio should be pretty nice overall, but to guarantee a strip view, you would have to prebook at the higher price. Both of my stays there I have had a swimming pool/mountain view. Dining costs will be higher at Bellagio venues, so you may want to consider eating elsewhere.

    I like Paris - if you get a Red Room they are more recently refurbed, however, I have always been happy in a standard room also. Get a higher floor with a fountain view & you have a nice Bellagio fountain view also. Paris (with it's connection to Ballys & adjacent to PH) will have slightly more reasonable dining options.

    I also like the GO rooms at Flamingo. I actually sleep better in those than nearly anywhere else.
  8. materise

    materise Mouseketeer

    Feb 13, 2008
    Paris is great!
  9. RyJMom

    RyJMom Mouseketeer

    May 27, 2005
    All of your choices would be nice. I've stayed at Bellagio,Mirage and the Venetian. Mirage is by far my fav. I'd stay at Bellagio again but it would have to be in a fountain view room and a good deal. Bellagio rooms are very nice but the pool area didn't do it for me. All the restaurants seemed out of our price range. Mirage rooms are not super special but I love the pool. About Feb or early Mar there will be room codes to be had. Check Smarter Vegas and FatWallet room codes.
  10. KKB

    KKB DIS Veteran

    Feb 11, 2005
    We have stayed at Caesars & Mirage & really like them both. (CP Forum room was best room we have stayed in in Vegas, followed closely by Wynn--tho CP bathroom was far nicer, plus MUCH better location)
    But if you are looking for WOW--Bellagio is the only choice of the 4. Great location as well.
    If a pool is important, Mirage is the best BUT you often have to get there before 9AM to secure a seat.
  11. QueenDoOver

    QueenDoOver Dis Diva

    Jan 24, 2009
    We have stayed at Bellagio, fountain room and it was lovely. Hated the very long walk to get out of the Casino. Fast Forward 10 years and we now are going for our 5th stay at The Paris. Rooms are great, and we love the easy in and out of the smaller resort. I love the ambience and the little shops too.
  12. MelanieC

    MelanieC <font color=blue>BL II - Blue Team<br><font color=

    Sep 28, 1999
    Bellagio is my favorite and you can't go wrong with Caesar's, Mirage or Venetian. It just depends on the theming you want to go to. The Bellagio is absolutely beautiful and I love the lobby area. The handlbown glass things in the ceiling are so cool.
  13. woody73

    woody73 <font color=darkorange>Enjoyed the Pumpkinmen<br><

    Jun 7, 2005
    You cannot go wrong with any of these four, but my personal favorite is Bellagio.


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