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If your are coming to the conference - it is advisable to get a hotel room - ANY hotel room that you can because there are 3 conferences that have just been moved from New Orleans to Vegas during our week.
A couple of reasons.
First, and most important, BT said: If you are coming to the conference - it is advisable to get a hotel room - ANY hotel room that you can because there are 3 conferences that have just been moved from New Orleans to Vegas during our week.
Also, we have had special rates available at this particular hotel, and it's always a great idea to stay as close as possible to friends and other conference-goers. Makes life easier.
The Hilton is on the other side of the Convention Center.
There is also another Marriot just a block to the west.
The Riviera is also a block or two away.
Finally, any of the hotels with Tram stops are perfect, because the tram exit walkway is right in front of the convention center at the point where the conference is taking place.
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Vegas runs 98% occupancy.
Because Las Vegas can have extreme swings in the room rates and a few hours difference can mean hundreds of dollars. A room can be $79 one night and $399 the next. Rates were already on the higher side a few weeks ago and they are now going much higher. There are many things happening, from NO conferences being added to the week to a movie premier and boxing. The other crazy thing is when a big event happens in Las Vegas, like a fight or in this case The Rolling Stones, the town goes crazy. Many more people come to town for the increased money and pulse of the city than actually go to the big events. I live nearby so I see it all the time. They've even featured that strange phenomenon on the tv show CSI.
And another note, by far, most Las Vegas shows, theaters and clubs go dark from early December until Christmas, so November can actually get fairly busy as travelers discover that planning their trip and move the dates up. The growth of this city just escalates every year if not every day. Every time I drive, it seems like another 3,000 people are on the road in front of me cutting me off.
$52/night through Travelocity if you pay for it now. $121 total including tax for two nights.
PS: I have been reading here for years, but decided that if I am going to PubCon, I might as well participate in the community.
Joeduck, I just checked November 14, 15 & 16 and travelocity has gone up only $2.6 from $52 a night to $54.60
That is without booking the flight through them.
Looks like the deal is not available the night of the 17th, but I am not staying that night.
Hey everybody, our main office is in Las Vegas and here are a few tips if you haven't been to Sin City in awhile. The monorail has made it easier to get to the Convention Center (if the wheels don't fall off) and has made some of the strip hotels very accessible. The Sahara is a stop away and currently their website is booking rooms for $38 a night.
Imperial Palace (which is also a monorail stop) is usually cheap but it looks like they're getting pretty full because it's not as cheap as it usually is.
Circus Circus is about a 1/2 mile walk (walking in Las Vegas?) and you can get it for $39.95 a night directly through their website.
These hotel recommendations are for those on an extremely tight budget and who are there to sleep off their hangovers.