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Old 01-25-05, 10:46 AM
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What are your honest thoughts and opinions about Treasure Island in Las Vegas

I'm doing an ad campaign for Treasure Island in a class of mine, and I'm curious how all of you perceive Treasure Island. The more responses I get the better. Just let me know if you've stayed at the hotel, just visited while in Vegas, simply passed by while in Vegas, or never have been personally.

What do you think of the property?
What other hotels does it remind you of? (Is it hokey like Circus Circus, trendy like The Palms, ect.?)
Why do you like/dislike the property?
What are you looking for in a hotel in Vegas? A casino?
How old are you?

Thanks so much for all those that can help.
Old 01-25-05, 12:37 PM
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1st they now want to be called TI and not Treasure Island (I think because they were sued by Treasure Island in Redwing, MN because they were named that first but were a real small place back then, they tell people they want to be called TI to go back to old school Vegas when stuff was called but initials)

I like the property, I've stayed there 3-4 times now. It's not hokey like Circus but not top of the line like the new properties. The are getting away from the pirate theme and now more Sirens (i'm all for hot chicks in bikinis) so it's getting away from being a family place which I like.

I'm really just looking for a bed to sleep in when in Vegas, oh and hot cocktail waitresses

I'm 30
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I haven't been to Treasure Island since before they remodeled it in the last couple years, but I've been inside several times before that.

1) I enjoy the property. It's not too extravagant (Venetian/Bellagio), but it's not hokey at all (Excalibur, Circus Circus).

2) Reminds me of: MGM Grand, Luxor, Mirage

3) I like the property because the clientele isn't trendy, it isn't white trash, and it isn't a bunch of 8 year olds running around looking for Mom. The place is nicely manicured on the inside and out. Good value for your $$.

4) I'm looking for a casino that is clean and nicely done on the inside and out, has beautiful people (girls) walking around, has lower limit table games, and reasonably priced food options inside.

5) 24
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What do you think of the property?
I like TI a lot. I've stayed there once, and was given great service. The only bad thing about it is the pool is very small and gets crowded quickly. I like to spend at least a few hours baking in the Las Vegas sun every trip, but it isn't as easy there as it is at many other hotels.

What other hotels does it remind you of? (Is it hokey like Circus Circus, trendy like The Palms, ect.?)It reminds me of a less gaudy Mirage (because they are structurally similar). The decor is nice, and nothing looks worn down or cheap. I wouldn't call the place "trendy" (nothing like The Palms), and it is nothing at all like Circus Circus.

Why do you like/dislike the property?
A little farther north of the "center" of the strip than most of the good places, but the opening of Wynn Las Vegas (across the street) might change that problem very soon. Also, the pool thing I mentioned before. The bathrooms aren't very big, but are nicely decorated.

What are you looking for in a hotel in Vegas? A casino?
Nice and clean rooms. Good service. Good pool area. Good variety of gaming.

How old are you?
26
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Canít speak about the actual property, since Iíve never stayed there. Seen it, seems like thereís a lot going on out front and who really cares. (Like the water show at the Bellagio: been there, done that.)

What do I dislike about the property? See above.

What am I looking for in a hotel in Vegas? Room rates like Laughlin. [Dream on, Batman!] Decent food at a decent price. [Once more, with feeling...] Iím thinking of some place with access to the monorail tingie, if they ever get it up and running.

What am I looking for in a casino in Vegas? A nice poker room for me, low $ blackjack for the wife.

How old am I? Add Scorch and heimer, bump it by 3%.
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Originally Posted by Wizdar

How old am I? Add Scorch and heimer, bump it by 3%.
i was told there would be no math involved.

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1) The property is pretty fun, but not much reason to go there other than first timers going to see the show from the strip.

2) I get the same feeling there as at the mirage and Monte Carlo. Nice and Clean, but not too big and not too many attractions/reasons to go there multiple times.

3)Likes: The newer Tangerine Nightclub. Like the patio compared to whats available at other casino clubs, and is one of the few casino clubs i will go to. The clubgoers, like other casino clubs pretty much suck for the most part except for Wednesday nighs (Service Industry Night, I.E. locals night). The burlesque show is cool the first time, but eh after that. The bar adjacent to Tangerine (forget the name) is a good place to warm up the night. Dislikes, far away from the Mandalay-Belagio area where I usually am at.

4) I look for a place to store my bags at night, and nap during the day. Good pool with good service is somewhat important, but the biggest thing is price at an upper level casino like TI, Monte Carlo, etc.

5)ughhh.. .29. except when I in nevada, I am 25.
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Here's an idea: I'm planning to go to Vegas weekend after next. Comp me and I'll give lotsa feedback.
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I find it to have poor access in and out off the strip. Otherwise, I find it average. I would put it below average for the rest of the strip. The inside is fine, but nothing memorable.
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It can't be worse than the Flamingo.

Can it?
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Was there 1/22/05, the free pirate show with the Sirens was *****ing Amazing! Best free show in Vegas. Seriously. Besides that, I lost a shitload on their craps tables, so that jaded the experience a little, good luck with the article.
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Originally Posted by Wizdar
It can't be worse than the Flamingo.

Can it?
Ahh, the Flamingo isn't that bad. My biggest complaint about the Flamingo was the 200 yard walk from the elevator to my room door and how long it took me to check in.

TI doesn't have a poker room, do they?
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Just got back from Vegas yesterday. It was my 4th time and I never went to TI cause I always thought it was an older, crappier hotel. Well my buddy know someone there so he got us the VIP passes for the boat show (which really isn't much). But I was really surprised at how nice the hotel was. The show was decent too for being free (wow those girls are hot!!). Maybe it's also the fact that I won over $400 in craps in under 30 minutes, but I liked the hotel and would consider visiting again

... just wish they had a poker room, but the Mirage is right there so that's alright.
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Originally Posted by JustinS
Ahh, the Flamingo isn't that bad. My biggest complaint about the Flamingo was the 200 yard walk from the elevator to my room door and how long it took me to check in.


Big mistake - 2 words: Airport Check-in.

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