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Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

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Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

There have been 2 reports in the past 12 months there are bedbugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. Has anyone been there recently? Has anyone found any? Thank you.

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11. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

I have been going to A/C since 1982. I have never seen a bed bug in any hotel I've stayed at. Even at Days Inn (no offence to the Days Inn lol). Neither have my family or friends. I stayed at Golden Nugget this May and the rooms were very nice and clean. I have googled how to look for bedbugs and it does give you some good advice as to where to look for them.

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12. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

More than one message above mentions how the GN rooms are "clean". Cleanliness has nothing to do with the likelihood of finding bedbugs in a hotel, apartment, etc.

It is best to assume that any hotel in AC (or anywhere else) could have bedbugs around at any given time. Do what you can to inspect and use safe practices and hope for the best.

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13. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

It would be nearly IMPOSSIBLE to find a hotel that didn't have a bed bug report. First - any fly, ant or other crawling thing is automatically deemed a "bed bug." 99% of the time, it is not. Many people post about bed bugs as a way to "get even" with a property that they are not happy with. When bed bugs ARE reported hotels have a strict protocol - pest companies are called in to make the determination - if it is determined that bed bugs were brought in (they don't just show up, people bring them in) the room is put out of order, and treated - along with the rooms on either side, the rooms above it, and the rooms below it by a professional pest control company. They are then inspected and thoroughly cleaned before putting back on the market. BElive me when I tell you the expense hotels go through to keep bed bugs out.

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14. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

I just got back and got eaten alive by something there ....

This is the second time I went to the Golden Nugget and the second time I got bitten by something there.

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15. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

I agree with UK in post #2. For awhile I was scared about bedbugs, but I have yet to find one in multiple hotels.

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16. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

I stay in hotels 3-4 days per week, sometimes more than 1 hotel per week, all over the country. I have yet to see or experience bed bugs. (knock wood) I know with the amount of time I spend in hotels, I'm bound to come across them, just haven't yet. I stay in Hilton Hotels and they are very proactive. I'm sure the hotels in AC are just as proactive.

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17. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

keep in mind bed bugs are bought into the room by another guest so the persons that stayed in your room before you are more to blame than the hotel. No hotel wants a bed bug problem and when notified they will aggresively take care of the problem.

I do have to disagree with Rship though when he says "bedbugs want people that taste good", I think its bedbugs want people that are less fulling.

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18. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

>>I just got back and got eaten alive by something there ....<<

how do you know it was a bed bug?

bed bugs are the "sexy" parasitic insects du jour... so people often rush to judgment and assume that they were bitten by them in a hotel room, rather than any of the hundreds of other bites one can get from other insects in a hotel room or around the casino... most commonly, mosquitos. bed bugs leave a rather distinctive trail of red bumps, almost always in groups of three or more. is that what your bites looked like?

did you inform the hotel of your concerns? if so, what was the response?

did you gamble on this trip at the GN? did you win or lose?

my completely unscientific study of data gathered here on trip advisor over the years shows that bed bugs tend to bite those who lose money or experience customer service problems in the casino far more than those who win or those who have pleasant stays.

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19. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

Taste good

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20. Re: Are there bed bugs at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City?

Last month I too was bitten by something there. I woke up to bite marks all over my neck. I told her if my wife sees them all my future trips to Atlantic City will be canceled....Lol !