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Least favorite casino hotel self-parking garages?

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Least favorite casino hotel self-parking garages?

Which self-parking garages do you not like & why? I will be driving this next month in Las Vegas, and want to know which ones to avoid, split stays between Golden Nugget and Cosmo, going to 3 shows at other casino hotels: Venetian, Mirage and Four Queens. I am also going out to Redrock casino, playing at Harrah's, and visiting Mandalay Bay since never been there.

Is it so bad that you now do valet only? If so, what are the worst valet wait times? I recall waiting 20 minutes or more for valet for friend's car at Luxor I think it was.

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1. Re: Least favorite casino hotel self-parking garages?

Hi

Golden Nugget is fine,never had problem with car park.

Venetian is OK but enormous.

Mandalay Bay I found hard to find the entrance, kept missing the turning and having to drive round again.

The only one I really hate is Circus Circus, only parked there twice and both times got lost leaving, have done a tour of the RV park,lol.

I dont very often valet, seems easier to park myself and quicker,but I do valet when checking in.

Clive

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The Venetian is my least favorite. It's a pain to drive in/out of, it's a pain to park in, and it's a pain to get into the Venetian. Bleah. What makes it seem even worse is the contrast with the Palazzo, which has one of the best self-park arrangements.

I'll always self-park at Palazzo, even if going to the Venetian.

Edited: 25 January 2012, 15:00
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Valet at the hotel instead of self park or valet at Mandalay bay. Much quicker.

Love arias north valet. Nobody uses it so it is always quick.

Self park at the palazzo instead of the Venetian, valet or self park. Very easy in and out.

Any of cosmos parking is easy.

Hated mirage self park. It was quite a walk.

Can't answer about harrahs but it could be a mess back there from the linq project.

Valet at the colleseum in Caesars. Empty on nights there is no show.

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I got so lost at Circus Circus last weekend in Reno because did not know there were 2 parking towers for one hotel. I only parked there because El Dorado was full, people stopping waiting 10 minutes for someonee to pull out. I had to actually go back in hotel and ask someone, and was pointed to other parking tower. Good grief, fun at 3am lost in creepy garage.

I like the the kind of garages that have those dedicated spirals so can drive super fast up and down.

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5. Re: Least favorite casino hotel self-parking garages?

The parking garage at Fitzgeralds is by far the worst I can recall. It requires extreme turns and is full of blind spots. It's just poorly designed.

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6. Re: Least favorite casino hotel self-parking garages?

Paris garage is a pain as well.

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7. Re: Least favorite casino hotel self-parking garages?

Glad to hear GN and Cosmo good. Thanks for warning about Venetian, and will park next door at Palazzo. Will avoid Mirage parking too.

Nice to hear Aria has good garage, maybe should take them up on comp offer to stay there.

Also wanted to stop by Planet Hollywood to try last minute seating at Peepshow, so wonder what their garage is like if anyone knows.

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Self Parking at PH is annoying for getting to the casino. Not sure about access to boxoffice.

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Have to agree that the Venetian garage sucks. Too big, too confusing, and too hard to figure out where you're headed once you leave the garage. I always had the valet take my car, and I was staying there. That should tell you something. Wish I had known then that the Palazzo was the way to go . . .

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10. Re: Least favorite casino hotel self-parking garages?

Venetian and PH are not among my favorites when it comes to self -parking.

I always self park at TI and the Mirage using the Spring Mountain access. I found both places very easy to get into and out of without having to drive on the strip. I have always been able get a parking spot on the 4th floor of the Mirage garage. Then you just cross the bridge, go down the escalator and you are near the lobby.

I also like to self park at the Bellagio.