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Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

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Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

Last trip to Vegas stayed at Monte Carlo, now want to stay further up strip and have narrowed it down to Flamingo or Harrahs. What are the pros and cons of each. Is there a

CVS or Walgreens nearby , also is there a place to get a cheap quick coffee in the morning.

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1. Re: Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

Harrahs would be nearer a Walgreens (Venitian) and has a Starbucks. It has better dining options in and about. McD is next door. It is opposite the Mirage.

Flamingo's GO rooms are nice. I would not book a Fab room.

Don't know why I have not stayed at Harrahs but have stayed at Flamingo.

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I've stayed at both in the same trip. I would say its a 50/50 toss up. Harrah's was cleaner, but room a little nicer at Flamingo. Flamingo has better pool and food court. Harrah's has better buffet. If you use the bus system Harrah's is closer to both north and south bound stops. We will be going a couple times in the next 10 months and will probably stay at Harrah's. We like gambling at Quad and hanging out at Carnival Court.

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3. Re: Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

While both are low end joints, both have pro and cons, Harrahs having more of a senior crowd and a crap pool, it is IMO the better hotel of the two unless you positively want the better pool grounds.

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4. Re: Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

Have stayed at both; ONLY reason to stay at Flamingo is for pool--but it is VERY crowded in summer. (but Harrahs pool is a joke--cement rectangle). Like everything else about Harrahs (casinos are a toss)

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5. Re: Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

Flamingo has many coffee places and places to sit. Great location. Food court is nice. Like it better then Harrahs.

Walgreens is close. Either hotel is fine. both are not fancy. Your choice. Both are center strip. flamingo has better pool.

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6. Re: Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

Go for Flamingo Go rooms and its a much better pool.

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7. Re: Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

Staying at harrahs next week . I will be bringing my I. Pad. Can I use It in my room...i know that there will be wifi available in the room, but not sure if I will be able to hoo

Edited: 12 May 2013, 19:25
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Sorry, my message didn't finish.. Can my iPad be connected ..??

Edited: 12 May 2013, 19:27
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Yes, you are allowed one device included in their "resort fee".

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10. Re: Where to stay Flamingo or Harrahs

Harrah's does have a Starbucks, but you could walk to MacDonald's, be served, and walk all the way back in the same time you will wait in line at SB in the A.M.

The Macdonald's is at the top of an escalator. There is no escalator going down -- just stairs. Free wi-fi, very clean, fast service, even when busy.

We stay at Harrah's all the time. We really like it. We like the people, the restaurants, the buffet, and Big Elvis.

We have also stayed in a Flamingo GO room, but didn't consider it that special (loud hot pink, years of layers of paint on the walls, shower only, no tub).

If you stay at Harrah's, ask for a room "Away rom the Carnival Court," unless you want to hear loud rock music late into the night.

- bcc