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I'm coming up from Denver for a night. Any recommendation on the best hotel? Am looking for a comfortable room and a pool. The reviews of the casino hotels don't seem that great.

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By far the nicest is the Ameristar. It is the newest, and also the hotel with the most amenities and the only hotel in Black Hawk with a pool. However, it is also the most expensive, but if you choose to stay on a weeknight, you can get really good deals. (Currently about $74.00 a night on Expedia.) The Lodge hotel used to be the go to hotel in Black Hawk before the Ameristar was constructed. It is significantly older, and looks as such. On weeknights, there is virtually no price difference between the 2.

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Ameristar is the only one with a pool, but personally, I don't care to gamble there. It seems lesss friendly and more corporate than other casions. Several of the reviews of the Ameristar mentioned unattended kids at the pool.

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Ameristar would be your best choice if you want a pool. I have always thought everyone was friendly there and drink service was good. In my opinion, Ameristar is in a good location if you want to walk to the to the other casinos in the area. Many people enjoy playing at the Lodge which is just across the street.

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Just got back from a night at the Ameristar, and really liked it. Was a bit last minute so paid more than $74 for a Sunday night. It was crazy crowded for a Sunday, and the check-in line was long, but fast moving.

The pool area is a large pool, indoors, plus an indoor and an outdoor hot tub. There are times when there are unattended kids, that's very true, as it is a very safe place to leave them while you're gambling.

The craps tables were very hot, and about half of the blackjack tables were running, the lower limit tables at least, and I never saw an open seat at the Roulette Revolution (think Rapid Roulette, or otherwise computerized) table.

The poker room was waitlisted most of that evening as well, though as a non-poker player, that didn't bother me.

It's a very nice hotel - we called it Modern Rustic in style. Would totally stay there again.

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