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Hotel help please . need to choose between 3 now

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Hotel help please . need to choose between 3 now

Been looking at hotels and narrowed it down to 3.

Signature at the MGM , mirage , and vdara .

We will be staying for 6 nights , before traveling onto LA .

We have been to Vegas before and no are way round fairly well now as we done a 8 night stay in 2010 in the strat .

But we want to make it a bit more luxurious as the parents are coming this time .

Any help from peeps who have stayed in any of the 3 would be helpful cheers

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1. Re: Hotel help please . need to choose between 3 now

You are comparing condos with a full service hotel/casino. They will provide very different experiences. Decide which experience will work best for you, and make your choice accordingly.

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Mirage.

I like staying at places with an actual casino and a bunch of bars and restaurants in them.. Of course, it's not TOO far to that from Vdara and Signature.

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The "very different experience" mentioned above is that you have to walk about 5 minutes longer when going from Signature/Vdara to a casino than staying in the Mirage.

Also, Signature/Vdara will provide a small kitchen(ette) if that would be useful.

Pick one, pick the other... show your parents pictures and ask which they like best.

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I am not familiar with the others, but we stayed at Vdara and it was very nice, low key and wonderful, spacious rooms. No casino or restaurants or anything really that you would go there for other than a place to lay your head. There is a lobby bar and cafe, but that is all. For me, I liked it, but would have liked to be somewhere more lively since it was my first trip and I am 30. For your parents it may be just perfect.

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5. Re: Hotel help please . need to choose between 3 now

Base your first decision over what amenities you want. If you just want a regular casino hotel then you don't have to think too hard - Mirage.

If you want condo style accommodation with a kitchenette and a little further to walk to bars and a casino, decide between Signature and Vdara. I haven't personally stayed at either as that's not what I looking for when in Vegas, so can't offer any more help.

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I've stayed at all three. My favourite was the Signature and I'm planning on returning there in a few months. The Mirage was nice - pretty basic but ok and I liked the location. The Vdara, whilst it's a very nice hotel, just didn't "click" for me and I wouldn't stay there again (unless it was a REALLY great deal).

At all three, I stayed in the least expensive room or suite.

As noted above, the Mirage is very different from the Vdara and the Signature. I though the room at the Mirage was fine - nothing fancy but perfectly ok. The bathroom was rather small and the shower was an over-the-tub affair. It got the job done but wasn't exactly luxurious. The vibe at the Mirage was "buzzing" with lots to see and do and a choice of restaurants on site. We like the pool there too.

As for Vdara versus Signature, I prefer the layout of the suites (especially the bathrooms) at the Sig. The bathroom at the Sig has a large, jetted tub that's easily big enough for two and an oversized shower. At the Vdara, you get a regular sized shower stall (rought 3' x 3') and the most uncomfortable tub I've ever tried to soak in. Both suites will give you a "kitchenette" - i.e. a small fridge, two-burner cook top and a microwave. Great for snacks and in-room drinks but I wouldn't want to try to cook a proper meal here (but who cooks in Vegas?). If you upgrade to the one-bedroom suites at the Sig, you'll get a proper kitchen with a larger (full size?) fridge and a proper stove. I think you even get a dishwasher too. Both Vdara and the Signature have a table to dine at, should you feel so inclined.

As a Signature guest, you have access to all three Signature pools (one of which is adult only) and the MGM pool complex. At the Vdara, you just get access to their pool which, IMHO, is nothing special.

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For that length of stay,Signature. The kitchen will be very useful. You can order groceries and have them delivered. Saved us a ton of money. The one bedroom is great. There are two bathrooms; one in the bedroom and a guest bathroom near the living area. A lot of people complain about the walk to the Strip. It is no farther than walking in some of these hotels from the elevator to your room.

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I'm a fan of the Mirage. I really like the vibe in that area. Its location is perfect.

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I like condo's on family beach vacations so we can save money on food (using the kitchenette). I like hotels in Vegas as the restaurant choices are fantastic so I have little interest in making my own meals. Based on that I would go with the Mirage.

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