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Golden Nugget
Ranked #8 of 49 Hotels in Atlantic City
New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“gn by the marina”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

nice hotel and casino with dark colors and low lighting everywhere. buffet was average not great but not bad. some of the food looked like it came frozen and was microwaved. lily's the asian restaurant was good. the chairman's club was good. our hotel room had great views of the water. back of the casino needs more ventilation, smelled like an ashtray there. poker room had 2 tables going. table games looked the same as other casinos.

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Room we stayed in was as described; however no soap or shampoo in room. When requested it took the staff almost thirty minutes to bring it up. There response was that there was a shift change sorry for the inconvenience. In addition we stayed on a Saturday night and the front desk told us the buffet opens at 11:30 we got down to the buffet at 11:20 to beat the traffic at opening and uncovered it opened at 9:00. I know the Golden Nugget is new, staff is new, but this was my first time also. I don't think we will come back. Too many other properties in Atlantic city fighting hard for us to spend money with them.

  • Stayed October 2012
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oakdale ny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2012

this is a review on the premises in general I did not stay there but I spent a few hours there eating, playing shopping, and just exploring the casino, I was staying at Harrah's for a few days and got a bit curious about about the Nugget since I could see it out of my window, everything that I saw was very nice , place was clean, shops and bars were clean and accommodating,, the only negative was the buffet, after eating at the Harrah's waterfront buffet which was absolutely stellar and the price was pretty steep, around $30, the buffet at Golden nugget was more like a hospital cafeteria and was in no way on par with Harrah's but it was around $10 cheaper and the quality difference was evident

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

We went to atlantic city for the weekend and Golden nugget exceeded all of my expectations. The hotel is very grand and beautiful, we had a room with a view of the marina, not a problem at all with changing from a King to a Double bed room. the room's walls are thin, but we didn't have any problem getting to sleep, especially after a day of sight seeing. The front desk helped answer all of our questions and everyone was nice and accomadating with a smile. The transporpation located right outside takes you around Atlantic city for 2.25 one way making it easy to get around 24hours a day to the boardwalk area and back. We had a great time and a good meal at the 24hr cafe, pricey but expected at a casino hotel. We even found a way to get round trip to New york from Trump plaza with the hotels help.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Clifton Park, New York
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Had the pleasure of staying at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City a few weeks ago for a conference. Everything was excellent. Stayed in a suite that was incrediable, spacious and very comfortable. Restaurants were great, and of course lots of casino action!!! Donna Ward and her staff did an excellent job!!! Looking forward to next year!!!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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Blackwood, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Anthony Fiorentino of Victor & Anthony's steakhouse made the night incredible. The best person ever! The bell service, room service, concierge service & maid service was the best I've ever seen. The restaurants on premise are amazing in all aspects & the outside on the marina right out the front door is gorgeous

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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Havertown
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2012

I had a very nice experience starting with the check in and the service was great. We ate at a banquet and the food was ok, i wouldn't have wanted to have paid for it. Room was nice but even after paying for a room and spending money in the Casino we were still hit for a parking fee. I don't think it was a big deal but just the principle.

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Additional Information about Golden Nugget

Property: Golden Nugget
Address: Huron & Brigantine Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (Formerly Trump Marina Hotel and Casino)
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Atlantic City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling 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:
#2 Business Hotel in Atlantic City
#5 Luxury Hotel in Atlantic City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Atlantic City
#6 Casino Hotel in Atlantic City
#6 Spa Hotel in Atlantic City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Golden Nugget 4*
Number of rooms: 727
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Golden Nugget Atlantic City, winner of the AAA Four Diamond award, is a premier resort destination located on the Frank S. Farley Marina and offers guests 727 beautifully remodeled rooms and suites. The entire property has just completed a $150 million renovation, taking on a fresh, modern look to include a high-energy casino featuring the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, and poker room; nightly entertainment, new bars and lounges, stylish retail offerings, as well as Landry’s signature world-class restaurants such as Chart House and Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse; a luxury spa and salon; and H20 poolside lounge. New owners, Landry’s,Inc, have introduced first-class accommodations, exquisite dining options and fun-filled entertainment venues unlike anything else available in Atlantic City. The Golden Nugget has already established strong brand recognitionworldwide with locations in both Las Vegas and Laughlin, NV. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Golden Nugget Hotel Atlantic City
Trump Marina Hotel
Atlantic City Trump Marina
Trump Marina Casino Atlantic City

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