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“Cozy accommodations a bit away from the heart of the strip!” 4 of 5 stars
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Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89119   |  
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Cozy accommodations a bit away from the heart of the strip!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

Mandalay Bay is a very comfortable hotel. The accommodations here are very generous for the price. The rooms, casino, and pool are very well kept and the spa is one of the best on the strip, second to possibly Aria hotels spa. If you plan on staying at Mandalay Bay, try and make sure to still venture down the strip. There is a lot of action around Mandalay... Luxor, Excalibur, etc which are easily visited by a free tram or people movers, however so many people just get stuck at the tail end of the strip do to the location.
The Pool: Hands down the best pool I've visited. If you plan to go on the weekend or peak season be prepare for a fraternity type of environment with random drunk altercations that usually dont get any further than yelling.
Ambiance: the hotel checkin area is a Kodak destination in itself... Beautiful aquariums and decor are all throughout the hotel and casino.
Be sure to check out the shark reef while you are there. The reed is really only about an hour or so experience so be forewarned not to be too disappointed when it's not like a huge aquarium exhibit... It's Vegas :)
Great for families!!! Especially on week day visits or off season get aways!

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Stayed 5 days in November, with the pool area being closed. Still had to pay an additional "resort fee", even though no resort facilities was in operation.

The marginally more expensive THEhotel in the same complex would have been a better choice between the two of them.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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MB_Guest_Social, Guest Relations Manager at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, responded to this review, November 20, 2012
Thank you for your review. We apologize you were unable to visit Mandalay Beach during your stay as it is currently closed for the winter season. We would like to clarify any misunderstanding you experienced in regards to our resort fee inclusions. Our inclusions are an attempt to enhance our guests overall experience by bundling the amenities they use most often. These features include in-room internet (both Wi-Fi and hard-wired access), cardio room access, local calls, 800 Calls, outgoing faxes, boarding pass printing, and a daily newspaper (located in any of our convenience stores, every day of the week). Mandalay Beach is not affiliated with our daily resort fee as it is an exclusive amenity we provide for our guests. We thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

Kind regards,
Mandalay Bay Guest Relations
Guestx@mandalaybay.com
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Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I stay here almost every time I go to Vegas. For business or pleasure they have everything we need. When I bring the fam on business trips, they have the best pool in Vegas. The rooms are always clean and updated with the latest TV's and electronics. The beds and very comfortable. But most of all, they go out of their way to treat everyone well. I recommend Red Square and Ri Ra, both outstanding. The Asian place not so much.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Guelph, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Nice rooms and very clean hotel. Lots of restaurants but limited mid-price food offerings - walked over to the Luxor to get basic fast food.Really nice pool area. Nice Casino and not too smoky.
Long walk from the hotel area to the conference area. Aquarium inside the hotel takes about 15 minutes to walk through - not really worth the money.
Check in at 11pm took 45 minutes. Check out was fast. Would probably not stay here again because it is too far down the strip.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here for a week beginning of nov it was great. Rooms are comfortable got one on the 30th floor with a great view. The great plus here was the pool which is a great place to relax for a while to get away from the hustle and bustle of Vegas. It is not ideally situated though as it is a bit far from the strip. There is also a great array of restaurants that will satisfy any budget and any taste bud. The casino is nice too although the minimum bets here often reach $15 if you don't play weekday mornings. I especially recommend this hotel if you're travelling as a couple or as a family.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

We got this hotel at a rate if 72 per night. Yep I know? I have no idea why either. It was amazing. Couldn't fault a thing but if I had to find one it is that it is big and the lines of people at reception, at the restaurants, at the lifts etc are long.
The location is right at the start of the strip so be prepared to walk.
It's a great hotel and the pool is fantastic. Also the wave pool has STRICT height limits though which broke my daughters heart !

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Moses Lake, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012 via mobile

We bought a package deal (flight plus hotel). Unfortunately, the flight arrived at 0920 but we couldn't check into our room until 1500. Considering we had to get up at 0300 to get to the airport on time, that was a bummer.

Also, the casino is quite smokey. Overall nice place though.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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MB_Guest_Social, Guest Relations Manager at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, responded to this review, November 15, 2012
We thank you for your feedback. We would like to advise you that we offer an early arrival option that allows check-in prior to 3:00pm for an additional charge. We regret you were advised of this opportunity prior to your arrival. We hope to welcome you back to our resort in the near future.

Kind regards,
Mandalay Bay Guest Relations
Guestx@mandalaybay.com
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Additional Information about Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Address: 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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Location: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Las Vegas
#10 Green Hotel in Las Vegas
#18 Luxury Hotel in Las Vegas
#23 Family Hotel in Las Vegas
#26 Business Hotel in Las Vegas
#30 Romantic Hotel in Las Vegas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino 4*
Number of rooms: 3211
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