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Hotel Prices Near Ko94 II

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Here are current hotel prices on March 9, 2017.  These hotels are close to the Downtown Grand, which is a bit pricey.  This is according to Hotels.com, for Fri and Sat Sept 29 and 30, as of today.

Note: Though they change like the stock market, at this point, most prices have gone up since early Feb:

#            Name                                                                            Price
072        Downtown Grand, an Ascend Collection Hotel       $ 169 (same)
137        Oasis at Gold Spike                                                     $  114 (same)
104        Fremont Hotel and Casino                                           $  100 (up)    
085        Golden Nugget Hotel                                                   $  149 (up)    
110        Four Queens Hotel and Casino                                   $ 134 (up)
091        The D Casino Hotel Las Vegas                                   $  139 (up)    
106        El Cortez Cabana Suites                                             $  119 (up)  
098        California Hotel & Casino                                            $  no longer avail
056        Main Street Station Hotel & Casino                             $  100 (up)      
109        Plaza Hotel & Casino                                                  $  135 (up)

The # is the Rank out of 264 Hotels in the area (according to Trip Advisor).
The $ is USD, and amounts to nightly rate (though Fri and Sat may be different, this is average)

As the event approaches I will update this first post, and save the old prices below.

Edited by aqualizard

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There will be a number of discounted rooms for the tourney from what I've heard

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Yeah, pretty much that's what Halifax said (see quote below).  However, "discount of 50% to 60%" can be a bit misleading.  It's probably off off rack rates, and the deal that Aqua pulled off of hotels.com is probably already discounted from the hotel rack. 

 

16 hours ago, halifax said:

Hi Guys!

First, the topic heading is not a typo. We were asked by the casino to change the date as there is a big event happening in Las Vegas during the weekend of the 23rd. The result of this means that hotel rooms will see a discount of 50% to 60% for us on Sept.29 and Sept.30th. This discount was significant enough for us to agree to make the change and save you guys money. We certainly apologize for any one that this may impact negatively.

The tournament will take place at the Downtown Grand.

http://www.downtowngrand.com/esports/

 

 

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The Casino Quoted us 

29th - $109
30th - $119

The 23rd was $279

THIS IS NOT SET IN STONE YET

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Thanks for the details, Mikey :)

I think it's well worth it to avoid a busy weekend (a la TIFF!)

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3 hours ago, McMikey said:

The Casino Quoted us 

29th - $109
30th - $119

The 23rd was $279

THIS IS NOT SET IN STONE YET

If those prices get set in stone, it is probably worth it!  That works out to $115/nt, which makes it competitive with most of the other places I quoted.  Of course staying with the majority of other NHL 94 fans would make it more than worth it.

I am a little interested in the Fremont, which is very close by.  And what might be even better -- based on Tripadvisor ratings and reviews, anyway -- is the Main Street Station Hotel & Casino. It is a 6 min walk from the Downtown Grand (0.3 miles) and is currently $83/nt.  It is the only hotel in the list above that is ranked higher than the host hotel.

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It often gets cheaper closer to the dates. Honestly most hotels there are fine

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Just now, The Russian Rocket said:

It often gets cheaper closer to the dates. Honestly most hotels there are fine

I think a good strategy is too book early through hotels.com or expedia.com etc., but make sure there is a full refund when you book.  Then you have peace of mind, and if something better comes up, you can just cancel.

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17 minutes ago, aqualizard said:

I think a good strategy is too book early through hotels.com or expedia.com etc., but make sure there is a full refund when you book.  Then you have peace of mind, and if something better comes up, you can just cancel.

No. If you book trough those it's way harder to get changes for your room or other shit. Really annoying

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Yeah, nothing wrong with booking early as long as there is a full refund.  I think these prices will come down some though.  I recently stayed at the golden nugget for $50 a night and September is a very slow month for Vegas.

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Who wants to get a room with me at the hotel from the Hangover?

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3 minutes ago, jackandjose said:

Downtown grand is $69 per night for super bowl weekend.  I did notice there is a $25 resort fee in addition.

That link didn't work for me... could be cuz I am in Canada.

The "resort fees" are interesting, and a real scam.  I saw that some of the hotels in that area ("downtown Las Vegas") did not have resort fees, so I figured none of them did?  It is good to know some do, because that obviously affects the bottom line. (These sites should show absolute, bottom line prices, sheesh!)...

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10 hours ago, jackandjose said:

Here's a detailed list of resort fees and which hotels don't have fees.

http://lasvegasjaunt.com/las-vegas-resort-fees-2017-guide/

 

The Downtown Grand fees include wifi.

thanks for posting that bud.

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Its already for all of you! I'm currently converting all these prices into pesos   :-/

I have a couple of clinics in the US this year which will pay well so look like I know what theyre getting spent on! lol

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On 2/2/2017 at 7:46 PM, jackandjose said:

Yeah, nothing wrong with booking early as long as there is a full refund.  I think these prices will come down some though.  I recently stayed at the golden nugget for $50 a night and September is a very slow month for Vegas.

True.

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Southwest Airlines tickets just went on sale for September(unfortunately not October though so can't buy return flight yet).  I didn't see any good prices from NY or Denver, but I did see a $68 one way from Chicago (however there is a layover in Omaha).

The Downtown Grand for September 29,30 has come down to $147/night.

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I'm just checking on one thing to make sure this doesn't overlap with my vacation at that time but when do you think our discounted rates will be locked in for the Downtown Grand?  I'd like to book those as soon as possible.  Thanks for coordinating, guys!  

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FEBRUARY PRICES
(Now out of date... I am saving the original message below so we have an archive as prices change...)

See the first post ^^^ for the latest prices...

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Here are current hotel prices that are close to the Downtown Grand, which is a bit pricey.  This is according to Hotels.com, for Fri and Sat Sept 29 and 30, as of today.

#            Name                                                                            Price
072        Downtown Grand, an Ascend Collection Hotel       $ 169
137        Oasis at Gold Spike                                                     $  ??
104        Fremont Hotel and Casino                                        $  81    
085        Golden Nugget Hotel                                                   $  129    
110        Four Queens Hotel and Casino                                   $ 104
091        The D Casino Hotel Las Vegas                                   $  112    
106        El Cortez Cabana Suites                                             $  92  
098        California Hotel & Casino                                            $  83
056        Main Street Station Hotel & Casino                             $  83      
109        Plaza Hotel & Casino                                                  $  105

The # is the Rank out of 264 Hotels in the area (according to Trip Advisor).
The $ is USD, and amounts to nightly rate (though Fri and Sat may be different, this is average)
I could not get a price for Oasis, but will update when I do. (It was giving me $999, which is not right.)

Perhaps there will be some sort of package deal for the Downtown Grand if you are a tourney participant, that will lower the price? Maybe? 

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The best hotel prices in my experience are usually the week of the date you're looking for, when they are just trying to fill their remaining rooms. The "cheap room" websites are often very useful a few days before the date.

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7 minutes ago, LA Robbie said:

The best hotel prices in my experience are usually the week of the date you're looking for, when they are just trying to fill their remaining rooms. The "cheap room" websites are often very useful a few days before the date.

Can you give some examples of "cheap room" websites?  (You mean like Priceline or Hotwire?)

Yeah, I think you are right, and J&J said they will be cheap in September, as well.  My idea is, book early, then cancel when (and if) you find something better.

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If you search Expedia for the weekend of April 14th you'll find prices for the Downtown Grand are only $74 per night. 

There are no holidays or big conventions for the weekend of September 29th so I assume we'll eventually see similar prices.

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