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Help me choose- PH or MGM?

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Help me choose- PH or MGM?

I have been to Las Vegas before but never have stayed at either one of these hotels. Right now we have a Grand Tower room booked at MGM, but I can switch to PH for the same price. What is important to us is the rooms, the pool (which I know MGM is better, is it worth picking over the better location of PH though?) and also the gym. I'd love any advice!

TIA!

(Oh, we're in our very early 40's if that makes a difference!)

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1. Re: Help me choose- PH or MGM?

All depends on location, while the MGM is the better all around hotel the PH has the much better location. If pool is very important then as you already know the MGM grounds are nicer then PH.

That said, the PH is a very decent hotel, it does cater to the younger crowd but the clientele is mixed. Having shopping in the Hotel along with other areas such as City Center, Forum shop and the Fashion Mall could be to your advantage.

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2. Re: Help me choose- PH or MGM?

I would suggest the MGM if you are looking at the Pool scene. The location is better than Planet Hollywood as you can easily access NYNY and the Excalibur to Mandalay Strip of hotels. Also you can take the monorail or bus to reach the rest of the strip.

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3. Re: Help me choose- PH or MGM?

If it means anything to you, many find the rooms at planet hollywood to be pretty dark (not very good lighting). MGM seems more bright and lively. MGM is also HUGE! I walked from PH to MGM to go to the pool. The walk PH to MGM was shorter than the walk from the MGM lobby to its own pool (seriously lol). PH does have the bonus of the Bellagio fountain view and being easier to navigate (plus they give you a free bottle of liquor...can't hurt lol)... I've been to neither gym

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4. Re: Help me choose- PH or MGM?

If the price were the same I would pick PH every day of the week. I prefer the location and the vibe of the casino, however I havent been since HET took over. I have also stayed at MGM my last two stays because the price was right, nothing wrong with it. The standard rooms are bigger at MGM than PH, and the rooms at PH are on the dark side. I dont do the pools so that isnt important... Location preference is in the eyes of the beholder, everyone has a different opinion. Maybe the pool is the tiebreaker for you.

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