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Blending glamour and modern luxury, The Cosmopolitan is, without a doubt, the most chic and stylish resort on the Strip. It boasts a guest experience that interlaces ultra comfortable accommodations with trendsetting restaurants and shops, hot music and nightspots, striking visual art and cool technology.Making its fashionable debut at the end of 2010, the 2,995-room, über-classy property, which sits on the corner of Harmon Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, is likely to be the last major casino resort to open on the Strip for the foreseeable future. Consisting of two elegant New York-style towers, its architecture provides a refreshing change from the city's many themed resortsWith eight dynamic columns wrapped in mirrors and video screens, the lobby even doubles as a trendy ultra lounge -- and the Vesper Bar, named for the fictional martini loved by secret agent James Bond, is just steps away. Once you enter The Cosmopolitan's vibrant world, you can gamble, shop, wine and dine, be entertained or simply relax – whatever you envision for your perfect vacation.Of course, the most important thing to hipsters is the nightlife -- and it's here in spades. Set beneath a stunning curtain of crystal beads, The Chandelier is the centerpiece featuring three stories of unique bar environments: a classic cocktail nook on top, a lounge setting in the middle and a high-energy social scene at the bottom.In addition, partiers will adore Marquee Nightclub, where DJs are always pumping today's top sounds. Surrounded by four-story LED screens, the dance floor will wow you. Plus, during the spring and summer months, guests can enjoy the Marquee Dayclub experience, which is filled with poolside debauchery. The Cosmopolitan also has a social club called Rose.Rabbit.Lie., which is part restaurant, part bar and part club. Gourmands are sure to savor the diverse dining opportunities helmed by culinary stars from around the world. Signature restaurants include STK, a flirty take on a steakhouse by chef Stephen Hopcraft, and Scarpetta, which serves a regional Italian menu evoking the simplicity of "cucina rustica" (a rustic kitchen) by chef Scott Conant. Eateries like Jaleo by food mastermind José Andrés and the Mediterranean-themed Estiatorio Milos by restaurateur Costas Spiliadis are changing the face of fine dining in Las Vegas. Plus, chef David Myers' modern French brasserie Comme Ça is très bien!On the casual end, several restaurants at The Cosmopolitan dish out simpler cuisine -- prepared with the freshest ingredients. Holsteins knows how to grill up great burgers, and the Wicked Spoon brunch/buffet specializes in a variety of American comfort foods. There's even a secret pizza window where you can grab a New York-style slice and a Coke on the run.In the evenings the resort plays host to some of the world’s top musicians. A stellar entertainment lineup can be found taking the stage inside The Chelsea (like Grammy Award-winning recording artist Bruno Mars, who will perform for select dates through August 2014) or outside by the Boulevard Pool. Performances are often broadcast live to passersby on The Cosmopolitan's 65-foot-tall LED-display marquee. The funky lounges Book & Stage and Bond regularly host free concerts or live DJs as well.There is a collection of stores at The Cosmopolitan that create an urban boutique shopping experience. From AllSaints Spitalfields and Stitched to the CRSVR Sneaker Boutique, you'll discover an array of exclusive apparel and other merchandise for men and women. And stop by P3 Studio, a glass-walled space that features contemporary artists from around the world who create interactive artwork as part of a residency programThe guest rooms at The Cosmopolitan offer unparalleled comfort, breathtaking views from oversized private terraces and thoughtful amenities, like a kitchenette with a microwave and a Sub-Zero minibar stocked with unexpected treats.The high-rise hotel also features an expansive casino, the mystical Sahra Spa & Hammam and a progressive arts program.With plenty of chances for fun and relaxation, as well as for indulging your palate, being pampered, partying and spotting stars, The Cosmopolitan is the place to be in Las Vegas.-- By Renée LiButti
 
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Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
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fromFranklin La
Age:25 to 34
Gender:Male
Travel Purpose:Vacation/Pleasure
Travel Companions:Significant other
Purchase Frequency:Once every few years
Star Rating Accuracy:Too High
Gambler:Yes
Game:Progressive Slots
Yes, I recommend this product.
no to bad, but I'm not going to stay there next I go to Vegas.
PostedAugust 4, 2012
It was good, but I think I will be staying somewhere different next time I go to Vegas.
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Reflecting the spirit of Las Vegas' past while embracing a passion and vitality for the future, the legendary Bally's resort in the heart of the Strip is an enduring favorite among visitors. Offering much more than just affordable accommodations, Bally's showcases cosmopolitan dining, a fine spa and a premier race and sports book.Of course, entertainment makes up a cornerstone of the resort. "Jubilee" has a history spanning more than 30 years. The grand-scale production is responsible for pioneering the showgirl-style revue. Although revamped and given a culturally contemporary twist, it retains its topless showgirls flocked in feathers and rhinestones. In fact, nearly 100 showgirls and showboys kick, dance and sing their way through over-the-top numbers like the sinking of the Titanic.And if you can't get enough of "Jubilee" onstage, go on the Jubilee Backstage Tour. The all-access afternoon walking tour, which is led by a showgirl, takes you behind the scenes to check out the giant-sized props, the extravagant costumes and much more.Other entertainment options at the resort include the interactive dinner shows "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" and "I Don't Have a Clue," the tribute show "Country Superstars," the L.A. Comedy Club and "Veronic Voices" featuring tributes to popular female recording artists like Madonna, Lady Gaga, Adele, Pink and Celine Dion. Bally's has its share of distinctive restaurants -- like BLT Steak, a highly regarded steakhouse from New York City. Among its signature staples are popovers, tuna tartare, Dover sole and of course, specialty steaks. On Saturdays and Sundays, BLT Steak serves the Sterling Brunch, where guests can indulge in fine fare including caviar, lobster tails, fresh-shucked oysters, Alaskan king crab legs, and never-ending glasses of Perrier Jouët Champagne, mimosas and bloody Marys. Check out the Tequila Bar and Grill for flavorful Mexican favorites, and Sea - The Thai Experience, which features unique fusion cuisine in a sleek setting. The Sidewalk Café is open for those who want to grab a quick bite for breakfast or lunch. Elsewhere on the property, you'll find fast eats at Java Coast, Nosh and the large food court, which includes Johnny Rockets, Nathan's Famous, Sbarro, Pan Asian Express and Subway. In the evenings, dance the night away at the Indigo Lounge. Live bands perform in this seductive spot, usually accompanied by a sexy tabletop dancer or two. And you can make friends with other visitors in Sully's, the wood-paneled bar near the lobby that has been welcoming guests to Bally's for many years. Victor Drai's Liaison, a gay nightclub, is elegantly designed to feature sexy dark decor. Liaison plays hip-hop, rap and top 40 music as well as hosts a drag night.If you're interested in the day's big games, the resort is home to the finest race and sports book around. Located at one end of Bally’s Avenue Shoppes (an eclectic collection of fashion, souvenir, jewelry, luggage and sundries stores), this stadium-style venue has projection-screen TVs wherever the eye can see. A VIP lounge, called the Sky Box, features additional flat-screen televisions and comfortable seating. It can accommodate up to 100 guests. Plus, there's a big bar with high-top tables spilling out out into the shopping area.Bally's has begun construction on the $50 million Grand Bazaar Shops. Scheduled to open by the end of December 2014, the 2-acre outdoor retail complex will be located at the front of the property. Inspired by great markets from around the world, the Grand Bazaar Shops will have 150 outlets including Swatch, Superdry, Havaianas and Campo Marzio. More than a third of the space will be dedicated to restaurants, bars and food outlets. The focal point of the Grand Bazaar Shops will be a spectacular tower called the Swarovski Crystal Starburst. Positioned over the brand's store, it will display a dazzling midnight show of lights and music.Bally's includes an Olympic-sized pool with palm trees, private cabanas and a whirlpool. There's also an impressive tennis complex, the largest one on the Strip. All eight championship-caliber courts are lit for night play. A full-service pro shop and lessons from a former ATP Tour player are also available.A place that offers rejuvenation and profound relaxation, The Spa at Bally's is an exceptional facility. It has 18 treatment rooms, multiple hot tubs, wet and dry saunas, and a eucalyptus steam room. There is a salon and fitness center as well.The comfortable accommodations at Bally's comprise 2,814 spacious guest rooms and suites. Among the standard amenities are hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, clock radios, internet access (for a fee) and cable TVs. Unlike many hotels on the Strip, Bally's has designated "PetStay" rooms where pets are allowed to stay for an additional fee.The resort is connected to Paris Las Vegas through Le Boulevard shops. It also is on the Las Vegas Monorail route. This means you'll have easy access to other great hotels on the Strip as well as to the Las Vegas Convention Center.Bally's opened in 1973 as the original MGM Grand. At that time, with more than 2,000 rooms, it was one of the largest hotels in the world. Today, it's no longer among the biggest properties -- but at Bally's you can surround yourself with the charm of yesteryear while enjoying a fabulous present-day Vegas vacation.-- By Renée LiButti
 

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