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First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

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First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

Can anyone recommend a safe place for 3 nights mid strip, we are not gamblers although we are looking Forward to playing on the slots at some stage. We are not worried about resort facilities as we just want to get a feel of vegas after our trip through LA and SF. We have a budget of $150 per night including fees and taxes. We are in our 50s and would like something clean, decent bed, with coffee maker , safe and fridge if poss. Dont need all the bells and whistles that some hotels are offering. We plan to explore the top half of strip one day and the bottom the next and Freemont on the third. We are also hoping to see cirque du soleil show LOVE.

Anyone with any tips, suggestions etc would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

We will be there 6th till 9th November.

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1. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

Hi, the majority of hotels in LV do not provide a coffee maker as they prefer you out of your room and spending in cafe, restaurants, gambling etc. Treasure Island have fridge in room but no coffee maker, most hotels are safe, just avoid the real cheap ones, Circus Circus and Stratosphere are always sold to the UK traveller as these are really cheap options but not good for either location or the LV experience. Take a look at Flamingo, Harrahs, Bally's and Monte Carlo.

It looks like you have done your research in regards to checking out each end of the strip, if you have a car take the short drive out to Red Rock Canyon and do the 13 mile loop scenie drive.

Remember comfy shoes, you will do lots of walking, Enjoy.

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the above hotel recommendations are IMHO good ones, check out www.smartervegas.com and you should be able to find discount codes to help you save some money too. Have a great time!

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3. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

3 days wont be enough for a 1st trip . Everything will feel rushed and you will miss out on a LOT !

$150 per night will get you a real nice room and make your stay really enjoyable .

www.smartervegas.com is a good place for discount codes . NEVER pay full price on the hotel website

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4. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

Happy,I think Ballys may be a good choice. You may be able to get one of their Jubilee rooms for your money. Its more of a laid-back hotel and is connected to Paris by a walkway. Its centrally located and Ive always had a clean room. Three days is not much time but you will surely be able to fill each day quite easily. Have fun

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5. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

For that money, you may be able to go for TI and Mirage (hosting Love) as well. Both are fine hotels and set in a good area of the Strip.

Have a look at the package deals available on Expedia and Virgin. At the very least that will give you a ballpark figure to compare prices with the separate "Flight + Hotel" costs. Don't bother with Thomas Cook as I believe they only cater for 7 days packages.

Don't forget Resort Fees in your considerations.

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Mid week cheaper, than weekend.

Harrahs good location, check it out.

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7. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

If you want a coffee maker in your room I would suggest the Jockey Club - mid strip (right next to the Cosmopolitan) suites have full size living room, full kitchen with full size refrigerator and coffee maker

The Jockey Club is not a casino hotel but you will have access to all the other hotels on the strip to gamble

You will also have free access to one of the Cosmopolitan pools

www.jockeyclubvegas.com

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8. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

"Circus Circus and Stratosphere are always sold to the UK traveller as these are really cheap options but not good for either location or the LV experience"

Haha, is this true? So UK Travellers are cheap?

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9. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

TI will fit into your budget nicely. I think it is the best 3 star motel on the strip. Beautiful rooms, incredible beds (ahhhhhh), and great views. I would consider it a step above the other recommendations, luxury wise.

There are no coffee machines in the rooms though. As another poster said, most rooms on the strip do not have coffeemakers. It is on the northern end of the strip, but close to Fashion Show Mall, V/P, W/E, and a short walk to Ceasars and Bellagio.

If you are in Vegas for only 3 days, you'll be back!!!! Have a great time.

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10. Re: First time vegas on budget - couple in their 50s

I would also suggest Treasure Island. Not only should be in your price range, they have FANTASTIC beds and the location is great too! I really don't think you would be unhappy with this choice at all.