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Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

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Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

Looks like these are my top 4 for our first AC trip.

Which would you choose and why.......

Tropicana

Trump Plaza

Hilton

Sands

Thank you so much, I really appreciate the insight!

ALEXANDRIA
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1. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

I would probably pick Trump Plaza or Sands just for their location. They are more "midtown" and have other casinos in walking distance. The Trop or the Hilton you'll need to drive or take the jitney if you want to visit any other casinos.

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2. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

Everybone's opinion is different.

"The Trop or the Hilton you'll need to drive or take the jitney if you want to visit any other casinos."

Or walk, hop, skip or jump, along the beautiful boardwalk, for about 5 minutes if you are able.

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3. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

The Trop is more than 5 minutes walk. Maybe 20 minutes.

The Hilton is not on the boardwalk.

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"The Trop is more than 5 minutes walk. Maybe 20 minutes." So a slow walker will save even more. Plus much great ocean air--free.

When did they move the Hilton?

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5. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

Sorry, I was thinking of the convention center.

Here's a map of where the casinos are. I guess it is up to you to decide how far you feel like walking. I don't like having to walk all over in the heat and sun. Also, it could rain, etc.

www.atlanticcityconnection.com/acmap.htm

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6. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

The Hilton.And it is on the Boardwalk about ten minute walk from the center of the boardwalk.It is a little older crowdbbut nice hotel.the Trop is more youngerand harder to get around.

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7. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

Hard to rate the casinos as they all seem to be changing so much lately. Maybe this will help:

Trop is the biggest casino hotel in AC. Nice beach bar. Has about everything you might want inside: restaurants, entertainment, stores, etc.

Plaza is one of the smallest casinos. Very limited for getting something to eat or anything besides gaming. Nice beach bar.

Hilton is also among the smaller places, but seems to include about anything you'd want: restaurants, etc. Also has a nice beach bar.

Sands is set back off the boardwalk and is the smallest casino. However it has a good location for getting around. Connected to Bally's and then to Ceasar's. The other way it's a short walk to Resorts, Taj & Showboat. No beach bar but a short walk to Bally's nice beach bar.

All include mostly the same type tables & machines. Opinions here vary depending upon limited experiences. Maybe base your choice on which one is giving the most specials during your stay.

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i would pick either tropicana or the hilton. you will have a better chance to win..also the tropicana has got a lot of things to do, places to eat..sands is a better location but its a real small casino...take the jitney to borgata if you can..excellent casino...i personally go there all the time now.

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9. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

Hmmm for me it would be between the Trop and the Sands, maybe with the Trop a bit ahead. There's not much to do in the Sands, whereas the Trop is packed with activities right on the premises. The Sands is mid-boardwalk, great location, so you can always walk to places and other hotels. The Sands is kind of old and gets an older group though. The Trop is at the far end of the boardwalk, right before the Hilton.

I say a total "no" to Trump Plaza, don't like it at all. The Hilton is nice, but if you are going to go to that end of the boardwalk, might as well go to the Tropicana.

It all boils down to the individual and what they are looking for in a casino/resort.

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10. Re: Rate these 4 hotel/casinos for me please...........

Hey guys. Just want to put in my 2 cents. I love the Hilton. The rooms are always great, and once you go once, they send you comps for free nights. And free shows. Their buffet is excellent. The beach is the nicest in AC, and the beach bar is always hopping with a live band. Inside, the Blue Dolphin bar usually has a live band as well.

As long as you're not wearing 4 inch heals (lol, Ambrva), it's an easy walk to the Tropicana, and even not a bad walk to Bally's and Caesars (good exercise). I love walking on the boardwalk when it's not 95 degrees!

So, my vote is for the Hilton. Number 2 would be the Trop. Never stayed at the other two, but I hated the Trump Plaza buffet - draws a yech crowd with free buffet coupons.

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