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Look for the graceful towers of glittering gold and you'll spot Delano Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay. It soars 43 stories above the southern end of the Strip. Formerly THEhotel, it's undergone a massive renovation that's touched almost every aspect of the property. Known for providing a boutique experience, Delano Las Vegas oozes style and sophistication. From the moment you pass through the dramatic stone entryway, your eyes will take in beautiful sights that offer a sense of serenity and harmony. A wood-slatted gate. A massive divided boulder. White sheers dropping from the ceiling in columns. As you head toward the registration desk, following a hallway of black matte stone where an ethereal light pours in, you'll know you're not in Kansas anymore.  A non-smoking resort, Delano Las Vegas has 1,117 one-bedroom suites, each measuring at least 725 square feet. The white décor creates the feeling of a serene oasis. Among the amenities are 46-inch flat-screen Samsung TVs, media hubs, Keurig coffeemakers and spa-style baths.A wonderful culinary and nightlife experience awaits you at Mix restaurant and lounge, set atop the Delano Las Vegas. Internationally acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse is the man behind its nouveau French menu, which includes classic Franco-American dishes with global accents, like the seared duck foie gras, lobster Caesar salad and pepper-crusted bison tenderloin. Delano Las Vegas also features a unique "coffee retreat" called 3940 Coffee + Tea. Open from the morning until early evening, you'll discover everything from breakfast and quick bites to artisanal teas. Two items not to be missed are the croissant/donut and the Nutella and raspberry crêpes.Della's Kitchen, located near the lobby, has a farmhouse-meets-urban kitchen atmosphere. It serves a blend of decadent comfort food and healthy specialties utilizing locally sourced ingredients. In addition to a fresh juice program, Della's Kitchen has its own greenhouse so the salads -- like the Tuscan kale -- are truly fresh and inspired. Other signature dishes include the carne asada huevos rancheros, the duck panini and the braised kurobuta pork shank.Franklin, the lobby bar, is another distinctive venue in Delano Las Vegas. With its charming firefly light installation hanging above, you'll be more than happy to sit back and sip on creative craft cocktails or savor small bites like Cubano sliders. In late-night hours the vibe at Franklin transforms into a club-like atmosphere with DJs spinning eclectic beats.When you're ready to pamper yourself from head to toe, the Bathhouse Spa has 12 treatment rooms, exotic baths, pools of varying temperatures and a lovely waterfall. Massages, facials and body wraps are among the services offered. Showcased on the menu is a collection of "Global Journeys," exquisite rituals from far-off places like India and other countries in Asia.Guests of Delano Las Vegas will always have complete access to Mandalay Bay, the massive 3,309-room resort that directly adjoins it, via a hallway that exits into the Mandalay Bay Theatre's lobby. Its convenience for businesspeople is unrivaled -- as the Mandalay Bay Convention Center boasts 1.7 million square feet of meeting space. Delano Las Vegas is also within walking distance of a premium retail complex (The Shoppes at Mandalay Place), a diverse collection of trendy restaurants and bars (from Fleur by Hubert Keller and RM Seafood by Rick Moonen to Eyecandy and the House of Blues) and a number of major tourist attractions (Shark Reef). Plus, afternoons can be spent soaking up the sun at Mandalay Bay Beach, an 11-acre paradise-like pool complex, Moorea Beach Club or Daylight Beach Club.Connected to one of the busiest and most multifaceted properties in Las Vegas, Delano Las Vegas provides the best of all worlds for upscale leisure and business travelers -- peace and comfort in an exclusive setting with easy access to all the action the city is celebrated for. Noted for its high standards in design and guest indulgence, Delano Las Vegas is the epitome of modern luxury in Las Vegas.-- By Renée LiButti
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Customer service 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Room Quality 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Casino 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Hotel Location 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Pool 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Room Location 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Overall amenities 
4 / 5
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fromSan Diego, ca
Age:25 to 34
Gender:Male
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Yes, I recommend this product.
Good hotel, far from most of the strip
PostedMay 4, 2013
Great hotel to stay at, phenomenal pool, very friendly staff. Food, drinks and other extra costs comparable to elsewhere.
Long walk or a Taxi to most parts of the strip, but a taxi ride to the complete opposite end is only about $15, which pales in comparison to most things in Vegas.
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If you're looking for a show that's a fusion of acrobatics, dance and visual effects, accompanied by a classic rock 'n' roll soundtrack, then all you need is LOVE.Show Director Dominic Champagne calls The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil a "rock 'n' roll poem." The show is a slightly psychedelic journey through the trends and politics of the '60s and most importantly, The Beatles' history, told through nearly 30 of the group's songs.LOVE started out as a collaboration between George Harrison and Cirque du Soleil's Guy LaLiberté. After Harrison's death, the remaining Beatles and the families of the late group members helped bring Harrison's vision to life, sharing their ideas about song selection and song order for the show.The music director for LOVE is none other than Sir George Martin, who is best known for his work producing The Beatles' music. Martin's son, Giles, is also a music director for the show.Although LOVE features some well-known Beatles songs, it is not meant to be a greatest hits show.The journey starts with the energetic "Get Back" at the scene of The Beatles' farewell concert and then flashes back to Liverpool during World War II when the band members were young children.No journey through the '60s would be complete without a trip through the era of Beatlemania. Acrobats and tumblers on trampolines perform, accompanied by "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "Drive My Car.""Help" serves as the soundtrack for four extreme sports athletes who take the stage leaping 11 foot ramps on inline skates."Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "Octopus's Garden" are the perfect backdrops for Cirque's famous aerial ballet moves.The show even features a "jam session" created from authentic recordings of the four band members. All of the audio clips and music in the show are from actual recordings from The Beatles' Abbey Road studio.The show concludes with its namesake "All You Need is Love," as a montage of photos of The Beatles plays on huge screens, leaving the audience with a feeling of nostalgia for a bygone era.Besides The Beatles, the other star of the show is the 2,000-plus seat theater itself, which features 360-degree seating. There is not a bad seat in the house and the farthest is only 98 feet from the stage.The sound system is unlike any other - there are 6,341 speakers in the theater and patrons feel as though they are completely enveloped in sound. There are three speakers per seat -- two in each headrest and one in the seat in front of you.The theater also features a complex video system with 28 projectors and two 20-foot-high by 100-foot-wide screens, which contribute to the visual experience.LOVE is not a typical Cirque du Soleil show with high-flying trapeze artists, gymnasts and acrobats. Although there is some of that in the show, it is mainly a theatrical and dance-oriented show. The creators also wanted to bring a bit of the youth of today into the show, showcasing extreme sports, break dancing and street dancing.In the end, it's all about the music and if you're a fan of The Beatles, you'll have nothing but love for this show.-- By Kristine McKenzie
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Customer service 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
5 / 5
5 / 5
View of Stage 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Theater Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Special Effects 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Sound Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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fromSan Diego, ca
Age:25 to 34
Gender:Male
Travel Purpose:Vacation/Pleasure
Travel Companions:Spouse
Purchase Frequency:Once every few years
Gambler:Yes
Game:Blackjack
Yes, I recommend this product.
Phenomenal show!
PostedMay 2, 2013
Out first Cirque de soliel show and certainly not our last. Amazing show, so many things going on and near constant action. Absolutely loved it!
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Look for the graceful towers of glittering gold and you'll spot Delano Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay. It soars 43 stories above the southern end of the Strip. Formerly THEhotel, it's undergone a massive renovation that's touched almost every aspect of the property. Known for providing a boutique experience, Delano Las Vegas oozes style and sophistication. From the moment you pass through the dramatic stone entryway, your eyes will take in beautiful sights that offer a sense of serenity and harmony. A wood-slatted gate. A massive divided boulder. White sheers dropping from the ceiling in columns. As you head toward the registration desk, following a hallway of black matte stone where an ethereal light pours in, you'll know you're not in Kansas anymore.  A non-smoking resort, Delano Las Vegas has 1,117 one-bedroom suites, each measuring at least 725 square feet. The white décor creates the feeling of a serene oasis. Among the amenities are 46-inch flat-screen Samsung TVs, media hubs, Keurig coffeemakers and spa-style baths.A wonderful culinary and nightlife experience awaits you at Mix restaurant and lounge, set atop the Delano Las Vegas. Internationally acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse is the man behind its nouveau French menu, which includes classic Franco-American dishes with global accents, like the seared duck foie gras, lobster Caesar salad and pepper-crusted bison tenderloin. Delano Las Vegas also features a unique "coffee retreat" called 3940 Coffee + Tea. Open from the morning until early evening, you'll discover everything from breakfast and quick bites to artisanal teas. Two items not to be missed are the croissant/donut and the Nutella and raspberry crêpes.Della's Kitchen, located near the lobby, has a farmhouse-meets-urban kitchen atmosphere. It serves a blend of decadent comfort food and healthy specialties utilizing locally sourced ingredients. In addition to a fresh juice program, Della's Kitchen has its own greenhouse so the salads -- like the Tuscan kale -- are truly fresh and inspired. Other signature dishes include the carne asada huevos rancheros, the duck panini and the braised kurobuta pork shank.Franklin, the lobby bar, is another distinctive venue in Delano Las Vegas. With its charming firefly light installation hanging above, you'll be more than happy to sit back and sip on creative craft cocktails or savor small bites like Cubano sliders. In late-night hours the vibe at Franklin transforms into a club-like atmosphere with DJs spinning eclectic beats.When you're ready to pamper yourself from head to toe, the Bathhouse Spa has 12 treatment rooms, exotic baths, pools of varying temperatures and a lovely waterfall. Massages, facials and body wraps are among the services offered. Showcased on the menu is a collection of "Global Journeys," exquisite rituals from far-off places like India and other countries in Asia.Guests of Delano Las Vegas will always have complete access to Mandalay Bay, the massive 3,309-room resort that directly adjoins it, via a hallway that exits into the Mandalay Bay Theatre's lobby. Its convenience for businesspeople is unrivaled -- as the Mandalay Bay Convention Center boasts 1.7 million square feet of meeting space. Delano Las Vegas is also within walking distance of a premium retail complex (The Shoppes at Mandalay Place), a diverse collection of trendy restaurants and bars (from Fleur by Hubert Keller and RM Seafood by Rick Moonen to Eyecandy and the House of Blues) and a number of major tourist attractions (Shark Reef). Plus, afternoons can be spent soaking up the sun at Mandalay Bay Beach, an 11-acre paradise-like pool complex, Moorea Beach Club or Daylight Beach Club.Connected to one of the busiest and most multifaceted properties in Las Vegas, Delano Las Vegas provides the best of all worlds for upscale leisure and business travelers -- peace and comfort in an exclusive setting with easy access to all the action the city is celebrated for. Noted for its high standards in design and guest indulgence, Delano Las Vegas is the epitome of modern luxury in Las Vegas.-- By Renée LiButti
 

How far of a walk the casino?

I will be staying here soon and just want to know if the walk to the main Mandalay Bay building is long or not?
The walk is about 200 yards.
1 year, 4 months ago
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