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“Great stay for price”
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Royal Resort
Ranked #126 of 262 Hotels in Las Vegas
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great stay for price”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

My friend had booked a room for us at the Royal resort and I have to say I don't have any complaints. The room was clean, was given fresh towels when I asked and the pool area was also clean. It is a great location, just right off the strip about a 5 minute walk. There is a Denny's and Walgreen right up the block and Ross Clothing store that opens til 12 am(if you need an outfit for a club night). But the highlight was JOE VENTO!!!! Such a cool guy who played a couple of numbers on the piano, I even broke out and sang to a couple of the tunes he played. Overall, you won't be disappointed if you were to choose this place. :)

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Royal Resort, responded to this review, May 8, 2013
Sounds like you had a great vacation! Thank you for the glowing review. We appreciate your time and comments. We hope you will visit the Royal again soon - and tell your friends!
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

WOW! I've been to Vegas many times and stayed at many Hotels, (Known bigger Hotels), and Royal Resort beats some of those bigger Hotels with flying colors. I was impressed, more impressed than expected when I walked into Royal Resort. Nice lobby and when I walked into the room...WOW! Very Nice! And I didn't pay that much to stay here. Also had a mini fridge and coffee maker which some of the other bigger Hotels charge a fee for that. And the staff was very friendly! Will defiantly stay here again! Thank You Royal Resort!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Royal Resort, responded to this review, May 8, 2013
Your welcome! Your great review is very much appreciated! Thanks for staying with us - we hope you return again soon.
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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2013

My studio suite had a comfortable king bed, a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, and last but certainly not least -- a balcony. The property is clean and quiet, yet a very short distance from the north end of the Strip. Rates are beyond reasonable.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
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5 Thank ramblegamble77
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Royal Resort, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Thank you for your review of the Royal! We hope you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you return next time you visit Las Vegas!
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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2013

There's a lot to be said for a decent hotel where you can stay for $54 on weeknights. The Royal Resort's rooms are nothing special, but they are roomy, clean and have enough room for a sitting area & table. The bathroom is also roomy, and ours was impeccably clean. Not having to wade through smoking gamblers and raging noise in the lobby was a real plus, after staying one night in the Hard Rock for business, where you're assaulted by noise, smoke, music and gangs of gamblers & machines from the moment you walk in. At the Royal, the lobby is spacious, quiet and well appointed, with a piano (where they have people playing some nights), sitting areas, a fancy pool table and shuffleboard machine. The bar & restaurant are excellent, but be prepared to pay Vegas prices. Well worth it, but pricy. We hit happy hour for dinner, with half price drinks and appetizers, and it was great.

Some things to be aware of with this hotel: I read one review which mentioned TV with HBO. That is NOT free. The free TV is about 10 channels, no premium channels, no movie channels. Also, they do have wi-fi available, but it costs $10 a day. The $10 buys you 24 hours from the moment you sign up, so plan your purchase to avoid paying for extra time you won't be there. We checked in rather late in the day, so we didn't purchase wi-fi till the next morning, which took us through check-out on the third day for one $10 fee. Note that that will ONLY buy wi-fi for one device, it is NOT per room. We had two devices with us, so just did without on one.

Also, please note that they immediately take a $100 deposit on your credit card, even if rooms are paid in advance. They release that $100 upon checkout, but if you're like us, we were on a budget that kinda got wrenched by that deposit being taken. The hotel did release the deposit as stated, but it took a couple phone calls to our bank days later to actually get it put back into our account (we used our debit card). Just note that.

Being just a few minutes' walk from the Strip is convenient, but this short distance makes all the difference in quiet. You're also just minutes' walk from the Convention Center. The parking is plentiful and free. We didn't use the pool area, but it looked very nice.

Overall, if you're looking for a jumpin' joint, this isn't it. But if you're looking for a nice quiet place, where you can catch your breath from cruising the Strip, the Royal is a good choice. I might look for someplace different to stay next time, simply because of the TV and wi-fi situations, but unless I found a better bargain, I'd know this place is a good place to stay.

Room Tip: We had a room facing the back of the hotel and were disturbed by dumpster trucks one morning. I don...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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7 Thank hollyinhawaii
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Royal Resort, responded to this review, April 25, 2013
Thank you for your honest review and comments. We appreciate your consideration in staying with us next time you are in Vegas.
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2013

Stayed here for the first time this April 2013 to attend a huge convention. I hate taking the bus/taxi to the convention center so always look for a place walking distance to the LVCC.

The place is about 15-20 min walk from the convention center and 2 minutes from Las Vegas Blvd. Pretty standard rooms. Clean. The lobby is very nice – piano player in the evening. Pool table, and shuffleboard. Nice feeling "coming home" in the evening.

My room had two queen beds, a round table and two "sofa type" chairs. The table/chairs are not very good for working – needed to sit on two pillows to get high enough to work on the computer.

No casino !! (yippee!)

But not many food choices in the immediate neighborhood: Denny's, Peppermill (good!) and El Gordo Tacos are all a few minutes walk. (make sure to check out El Gordo tacos around the corner!)

Otherwise, you need to walk to Fashion Show Mall (15-20 min) or eat in Encore.

There was initially some confusion and double billing on our reservations but they quickly sorted that out.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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4 Thank Danny_jp
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Royal Resort, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at the Royal and hope you will consider us again next time your travels bring you to Vegas!
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Burlington, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2013

This place is wonderfully located. It is mere seconds off the strip on Paradise behind the Encore and Wynn. The rooms are nice and big with a king size bed and queen Murphy bed. There are other room options as well. I found the hotel online and booked at a great price. However, after sleeping, going out, and returning, we found that the room had not been serviced. We checked with the front desk who informed us that "because of the deal we had" we were not eligible for housekeeping services. WTF? I am actively paying for the use of the room, am I not? Then make my bed. That should be a basic requirement of paying for a room. Maybe not a constantly fresh towel or band new cups, but a made bed is expected.

Fine.
No tip for you.

Also, the sheets were kind of ratty with holes. And the bar was way overpriced on both food and drink.

Room Tip: The north side has bigger balconies. The south side is too small to sit.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Peabs007
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Royal Resort, responded to this review, April 9, 2013
Many thanks for your comments. We would greatly appreciate the opportunity to address your specific concerns. Please email us at rvs@tradingplaces.com with your name, dates of stay, and unit number so we can resolve these issues in a timely manner. Thank you!
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Bozeman, Montana
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2013

When I walked into this hotel my first thought was uh-oh, how seedy is this place? The carpet looked worn and the reception staff looked bored. But I was wrong, the hotel has obviously been upgraded, the bed was wonderful, the sheets luxurious and the staff was very accommodating. The location is good also, a short walk to the Strip, but there are convenience stores nearby to get essentials like milk and wine. I had a small balcony overlooking Convention Center Drive that was pleasant. For the money, this was a great deal and I plan to go back.

Room Tip: Ask for the even numbered side to get the balcony.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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5 Thank susie166
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TradingPlacesTPI, Manager at Royal Resort, responded to this review, March 14, 2013
Thank your for your review of the Royal! We hope you tell your friends about the great value and location of our hotel and visit us again soon!
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Additional Information about Royal Resort

Property: Royal Resort
Address: 99 Convention Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89109-2010
Location: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 200
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal offers all the intimacy and comforts of a smaller property located in the heart of the famous Las Vegas Strip. It's next to the Wynn, and is within easy walking distance of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Enjoy the marble floors, smoke-free lobby, and spacious lounge. Or soak in the hot tub, enjoy the refreshing pool, and relax in your own private cabana. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Royal Vacation Las Vegas
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Royal Resort Las Vegas

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