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THEhotel is being transformed into Delano Las Vegas. All of the rooms as well as the restaurants and lounge will be redesigned. Construction has begun and will be completed by September 2014. The resort will remain open throughout construction.THEhotel at Mandalay Bay is a graceful tower of glittering gold. It soars 43 stories above the southern end of the Strip. Connected to one of the busiest and most multifaceted properties in Las Vegas, it provides the best of all worlds for upscale leisure and business travelers -- i.e., peace and comfort in an exclusive setting with easy access to all the action the city is celebrated for.THEhotel offers 1,117 one-bedroom suites, each measuring at least 725 square feet. Elegantly appointed, they boast cool tiling with contemporary furnishings and artwork. Among the amenities are 42-inch plasma TVs, in-room safes, wet bars and work desks. The marble bathrooms have 15-inch LCD TVs, twin vanities, soaking tubs and separate glass-enclosed showers. All of this is enhanced by floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase spectacular Strip, city and mountain views. THEhotel even has a selection of dog-friendly suites.By this fall these rooms will look entirely different. With renovations underway to transform THEhotel into Delano Las Vegas, all of the accommodations will be updated. Signature white décor will enhance light and create the feeling of a serene oasis. Guests will also enjoy many new amenities from 46-inch flat-screen Samsung TVs and media hubs to Keurig coffeemakers and Malin+Goetz bath products.A wonderful culinary experience awaits guests at Mix restaurant and lounge, set high atop the hotel tower. 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. In the winter of 2014/2015 after Delano Las Vegas opens, Mix restaurant will become Rivea (with Ducasse still at the helm), and serve a blend of French and Italian cuisines. Details about Mix Lounge's makeover are not yet available. Delano Las Vegas will transform the space that once housed a cafe to create 3940 Coffee + Tea, a 24-hour coffee bar that will also offer afternoon tea and wine and tapas in the evenings, and a farmhouse-meets-urban kitchen restaurant concept that features sustainable desert cuisine. The former lounge will also be remodeled and given a new name, Franklin. Franklin will have a sophisticated atmosphere with club-like elements, such as DJ-spun music.When you're ready to pamper yourself from head to toe, the Bathhouse Spa has 12 treatment rooms and houses exotic baths, pools of varying temperatures and a lovely waterfall. Among the services are an array of massages, facials, body wraps and signature experiences.The only facility not being transformed at THEhotel when it becomes Delano Las Vegas is the Bathhouse Spa. However, even this will get a new menu of treatments and signature services that will be available beginning in August 2014. This includes a collection of "Global Journeys," which will showcase exquisite rituals from far-off places like India and countries in Asia.Guests of THEhotel as well as 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 and box office. Its convenience for businesspeople is unrivaled -- as the Mandalay Bay Convention Center boasts 1.7 million square feet of meeting space. THEhotel is also within easy 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.Establishing high standards for design and guest indulgence, THEhotel -- and soon Delano Las Vegas -- are resorts that uniquely encompasses 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
4 / 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
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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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THEhotel is being transformed into Delano Las Vegas. All of the rooms as well as the restaurants and lounge will be redesigned. Construction has begun and will be completed by September 2014. The resort will remain open throughout construction.THEhotel at Mandalay Bay is a graceful tower of glittering gold. It soars 43 stories above the southern end of the Strip. Connected to one of the busiest and most multifaceted properties in Las Vegas, it provides the best of all worlds for upscale leisure and business travelers -- i.e., peace and comfort in an exclusive setting with easy access to all the action the city is celebrated for.THEhotel offers 1,117 one-bedroom suites, each measuring at least 725 square feet. Elegantly appointed, they boast cool tiling with contemporary furnishings and artwork. Among the amenities are 42-inch plasma TVs, in-room safes, wet bars and work desks. The marble bathrooms have 15-inch LCD TVs, twin vanities, soaking tubs and separate glass-enclosed showers. All of this is enhanced by floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase spectacular Strip, city and mountain views. THEhotel even has a selection of dog-friendly suites.By this fall these rooms will look entirely different. With renovations underway to transform THEhotel into Delano Las Vegas, all of the accommodations will be updated. Signature white décor will enhance light and create the feeling of a serene oasis. Guests will also enjoy many new amenities from 46-inch flat-screen Samsung TVs and media hubs to Keurig coffeemakers and Malin+Goetz bath products.A wonderful culinary experience awaits guests at Mix restaurant and lounge, set high atop the hotel tower. 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. In the winter of 2014/2015 after Delano Las Vegas opens, Mix restaurant will become Rivea (with Ducasse still at the helm), and serve a blend of French and Italian cuisines. Details about Mix Lounge's makeover are not yet available. Delano Las Vegas will transform the space that once housed a cafe to create 3940 Coffee + Tea, a 24-hour coffee bar that will also offer afternoon tea and wine and tapas in the evenings, and a farmhouse-meets-urban kitchen restaurant concept that features sustainable desert cuisine. The former lounge will also be remodeled and given a new name, Franklin. Franklin will have a sophisticated atmosphere with club-like elements, such as DJ-spun music.When you're ready to pamper yourself from head to toe, the Bathhouse Spa has 12 treatment rooms and houses exotic baths, pools of varying temperatures and a lovely waterfall. Among the services are an array of massages, facials, body wraps and signature experiences.The only facility not being transformed at THEhotel when it becomes Delano Las Vegas is the Bathhouse Spa. However, even this will get a new menu of treatments and signature services that will be available beginning in August 2014. This includes a collection of "Global Journeys," which will showcase exquisite rituals from far-off places like India and countries in Asia.Guests of THEhotel as well as 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 and box office. Its convenience for businesspeople is unrivaled -- as the Mandalay Bay Convention Center boasts 1.7 million square feet of meeting space. THEhotel is also within easy 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.Establishing high standards for design and guest indulgence, THEhotel -- and soon Delano Las Vegas -- are resorts that uniquely encompasses 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, 2 months ago
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