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Advice from recent visitors please

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So its time for the wife and I to make our annual pilgrimage to Vegas. Flights are booked from 8/8 to 8/12. Need to book a room and the wife wants TheHotel at Mandalay Bay again. I did not want to return after some issues we experianced there last year that I detailed in a trip report. However, she wants to stay there and, who am I kidding, she is in charge. My question is regarding the switchover to Delano. Is there construction going on currently, or does anyone know when it starts? I am concerned about staying in a work zone in August. Oh, and I have called TheHotel to ask this and they assured me there would be no issues, but I got the sense they just wanted my CC to book me ASAP.

Any and all replies are appreciated.

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3. Re: Advice from recent visitors please

My bad.

I meant to say any and all replies besides Losvu's are appreciated.

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4. Re: Advice from recent visitors please

Of course none of this changes the fact that Losvu is actually correct. She's not very tactful at getting her messages across. But she is correct. If the hotel tells you that construction shouldn't be an issue 5 months from now, how can a random poster here on TA be expected to know better?

And if there "are" posters here with knowledge or experience in things at this property, they won't necessarily be drawn in to the subject by your thread title.

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5. Re: Advice from recent visitors please

We stayed at Four Seasons last week. There is some work going on in the Mandalay Bay casino and in their restaurant area. But nothing that really caused a problem. This is espected to be completed during the summer. Four Seasons is adding a new lounge by the pool, but as you would expect from FS this did not inconvenience guests. It is scheduled to open the end of this month. I could not see any work going on at THEhotel, but did not actually ask about room renovations.

As mentioned, this may not help with projections for August. If it is a major concern you might consider staying at Four Seasons instead. All of their room renovations were completed in December.

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6. Re: Advice from recent visitors please

Naturally the hotel will say that there will be no problem. It's not like they'd say "You're right, this place will be a noisy mess on those dates!"

This may be a good time to have two reservations, as long as both are cancelable with no charge.

One at TheHotel, and one at wherever your Plan B would be if there is an unacceptable level of construction going on at the first choice.

Wait until a few days before your trip, make your choice then, and cancel the other one.

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7. Re: Advice from recent visitors please

Irishfan, I'm asking here because unlike the hotel staff, posters aren't trying to get a deposit from me. I will concede I could have a better title for the thread.

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8. Re: Advice from recent visitors please

There has been no mention of construction in any of the recent TA or yelp reviews of TheHotel. Bed bugs, poor service, theft by staff, crowded pool, Avis car rental issues,....have all been mentioned though, so I would think if there was mess or noise from construction you'd be able to read about it. Usually, when a hotel undergoes a refresh entire floors are closed so as to not disturb guests. I'm not sure what plans there are for the exterior areas.

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9. Re: Advice from recent visitors please

Ktinca-

I meant to thank you for your reply yesterday.That was the kind of feedback I was looking for.

Dave -

Thats a good suggestion and I hadnt thought of that. Maybe I will book Aria as a back up. thans again!

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