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“Worst Room and service ever!” 1 of 5 stars
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Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3555 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109   |  
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“Worst Room and service ever!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2003

NEVER AGAIN! My Mom enjoyed her stay at the Flamingo 5 years ago, but after this last weekend (8/8/03) we are never going back. The room was small and dirty - there was excrement on the bathroom counter and toilet paper roll. I dare not touch the bedspread. The floor was not vacuumed. The bartenders ignored me and treated me like a hooker (I was with my Mom!) - and please, I am a senior manager of a major telecom concern and thus do not dress the type. The casino was littered with empty glasses and dirty ashtrays. If you go - be SURE to check in at the airport, lest you wait 30 minutes or more to check in. I did complain and was upgraded to a suite, but, regardless, you can expect 40 minutes or more for room service. Expect also to walk miles to your room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2003

Let me set the record straight, as my wife and I just returned from a four night stay at the Flamingo. I travel to Las Vegas for business about 6 times per year and this time I went for a relaxing vacation and chose the Flamingo because of the spectacular pool.

First of all, if you are smart and check in at the airport, you will avoid the long line at the hotel. The check-in for Park Place Properties (owner of the Flamingo) is located by Baggage Claim #1. If you check in at the hotel, you deserve the long wait. Also, I slipped the check-in person a 20 dollar bill and got a free upgrade to an executive sized room on the top floor. By the way, we only paid $70 per night. Also, check out using the TV in your room, it takes five minutes. Make reservations through the Flamingo's 800-number. I did a lot of research and no web site or travel agent offered a better rate than the hotel itself.

The pool at this hotel is tremendous and even though it was very crowded, finding two chairs at noon never took more than five minutes.
Don't believe the 7am stories you hear, the pool area is HUGE and there are several locations where you can find chairs. People are coming and going all day long. We never got there before noon and never had a problem. The people crying about getting there at 7am are just lazy.

The only thing I will agree with is the fact that the food is very average (or worse) and you are better off eating somewhere else. For example, there is a fantastic Italian restaurant behind the hotel on Flamingo Rd. called Battistas. For about $20 per person you get a three course meal and free wine. It's a five minute walk. There are hundreds of good restaurants in Vegas, just not at the Flamingo.

Bottom line, if you want to hang at one of the best pools in Vegas, be right in the middle of the Strip and pay less than $80 a night, the Flamingo is for you. Just be aware that it is very crowded. There is no more slow times in Las Vegas. If you want a quiet vacation, go to Montana.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2003

My first time to Las Vegas. Husband and group were at a conference so he's been before. Pool was great - not too bad to get chairs even mid-day. Hotel room was nice. Knew to do airport check-in at Park Place. Had a pool view room, on 16th floor, and was a relatively remodeled room. Bathroom a little small. Lindy's best place for a quick breakfast and/or lunch. Buffet not too bad either. People extremely friendly and helpful on phone or in-person. If could afford it, would recommend Bellagio or Venetian instead, but for a lot less $, this wasn't bad.

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Additional Information about Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Address: 3555 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Location: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Green Hotel in Las Vegas
#46 Spa Hotel in Las Vegas
#58 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3642
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From the newly designed GO Rooms to a wealth of dining and entertainment choices, Flamingo proves "fabulous is forever." With classic Las Vegas style and flair, it continues to be one of the Strip’s most-visited resort destinations. Outside, guests enjoy acres of waterfalls, winding pools and lush foliage at the Lagoon Pool and Wildlife Habitat. For adults, the GO Pool is the destination for an afternoon of relaxation. Inside, enjoy performances ranging star siblings Donny & Marie to comedians George Wallace and Vinnie Favorito. Afternoon frivolity is found at Nathan Burton’s Comedy Magic while adult fun is staged nightly at X Burlesque, the Topless Review. Diners can enjoy go tropical at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville or simply go all out at the Paradise Garden Buffet. Flamingo is also the home of the world's first Margaritaville Casino, a Parrothead paradise straight out of a Jimmy Buffett album. For those on the go, the new Flamingo Food Court hosts a variety of eateries from the all-American menu at Johnny Rockets to a taste of the Orient at Pan Asian Express. ... more   less 
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Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel And Casino
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