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Golden Nugget
Ranked #9 of 49 Hotels in Atlantic City
Deptford, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
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“Great place to stay”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Rooms were clean and comfortable. Buffet was excellent. Staff friendly, courteous and accommodating. Would like to try other restaurants the next time. Will definitely go back. Would also like to go back in the summer to enjoy outdoor bar and pool. The only thing I could say is that I would like to see better quarter and half dollar machines

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Atlantic City
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

It was nice hotel with perfect facilities
The upgrade our room because our room was not ready
I definitely try again for stay at this hotel
the breakfast was good (not excellent)
just we need a check in fast !



  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Union Dale, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

I know they underwent big remodeling, it is worth the past agrevation!
Very clean, modern, nice rooms. Great view, comfy roomy room.
Would come here again!!!
The staff is friendly, the food is good, the poker room is very nice updated and roomy. No Smoke smell anywhere!!!
Quiet during our stay but should grow as word gets out!

  • Stayed April 2012
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Wakefield
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

I traveled with a girlfriend on a spur of the moment trip to A.C. I usually research hotels on Trip Advisor, but we decided to book this hotel too quickly to allow investigation. We thought they had said the hotel was on the boardwalk, but in retrospect, the agent must have said it was on the bay. We had a water view overlooking the marina. Not an ocean view, but still quite nice. We took a taxi to the boardwalk in the evening and the round-trip cost was about $26.00. The taxi was well worth the lower price of the Golden Nugget as compared to the boardwalk hotels.

Not knowing what to expect at all, we were pleasantly surprised at the decor at the Golden Nugget. We were told they had just finished a major remodeling job, and the results were spectacular. We loved the lighting, the glass ceiling decorations and the overall atmosphere. Our beds were extremely comfortable, and our room was spotless. We loved the huge sinkbowl that sat upon the counter, and the quirky shower, but I read another review later by a woman with kids who had difficulty bathing them. This is not generally a family hotel; I don't think most casino hotels are, and I think the average couples and business travelers will have no issue with the hinged shower door.

The one issue is that the walls were so thin that we could hear our neighbors, even though they were speaking quietly and not being rambunctious in any way. The next morning, I heard the neighbor's cell phone go off and it was on vibrate. That was a bit unusual. No problem with the staff, and we appreciated the extra security folks who checked room keys before people entered the elevator. The breakfast buffet is overall average, but the fresh made-to-order omelets were yummy. Just be forewarned about the thin walls, as I don't believe any amount of remodeling can cover up that issue.

Room Tip: Ask for a view of the bay.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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Montclair, New Jersey
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

Nice hotel stayed for the weekend for my husband birthday. Nice room very modern, but felt claustrophobic in the room very small. Nice tv but limited cable channels. I booked a smoking room because my husband do smoke, but there were no vents to circulate the smoke. Very thin walls can hear next door fairly well. Restaurant were awesome, but the casino were very bored. We did go to the Borgata Sat night and there was excitement in the casino and plenty of bars to choose from.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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New York
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Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Hotel is newly renovated and quite nice. We enjoyed every interaction with the staff.

The room we had had two queen beds. Extremely comfortable beds. Sound on tv was a bit quirky when adjusting volume. Not that big a deal.

Outlets a bit sparse for a newly renovated hotel.

Casino was weakest any casino I've ever experienced in Vegas or AC. It's surprisingly small. Only two small stakes blackjack tables. I'm a $15 minimum guy. Dealers had no personality. I've never experienced a succession of robot dealers like a did here. Terrible.

Biggest annoyance. I've experienced ever increasing minimum bets as it gets later. That's normal. However every other casino "grandfathers" earlier arrivals by letting them play the lower stakes as long as they play continuously. Not here. I was required to play the higher minimums as they changed twice over two hours. Weak casino makes this place a loser for me.

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

We stayed here for one night in Atlantic City. Really a standard AC casino, everything was generally as expected - not great but sufficient. The newly renovated rooms were modern and we had a nice view of the marina. However, we were put in a non-smoking room that absolutely reeked of smoke. Not the "I've-been-compulsively-gambling-downstairs-so-I-kinda-smell-like-smoke" but more of the "let's-disable-the-smoke-detector-and-chain-smoke". Clothes that were in my suitcase untouched smelled like smoke and needed to be dry cleaned. Keep in mind that there was a $250 fine for smoking in the room. Clearly they are not enforcing this or just collecting lots of money for guests that violate the rule.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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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 Spa Hotel in Atlantic City
#6 Casino Hotel in Atlantic City
#6 Romantic 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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Golden Nugget Hotel Atlantic City
Trump Marina Hotel
Atlantic City Trump Marina
Trump Marina Casino Atlantic City

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