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Bill's Gamblin Hall
Hotel Information        
Rooms: 197 including 13 Suites Room Pics: Yes Toll Free: 866-245-5745
Location: Center Strip - Next to the Flamingo Property Map: No Local: 702-737-2100
Date Opened: 1979 as the Barbary Coast        
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Size: 19,528 Sq.Ft. Tables: 36
Machines: 448 Sports Book: Yes - 70 Seats-10 Windows
Video Poker and Slot Club Info Poker Room: No

Restaurants
Total: 3
Fine
Steakhouse at Bill's - SteakhouseOnline Menu - Yes
 
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Victorian Room - Coffee Shop (24 Hours) Online Menu - Yes
 
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Jave Detour - CoffeeOnline Menu - No
 
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Amenities
Bill's Lounge - Home of Big Elvis!
Drai's After Hours Club
Excellent Location
Pool - Access to Flamingo Pool

Review & Ratings
 
Review Date: July 2008

The second night of the trip was at Bill's Gamblin' Hall. You just got to love the downhome feel of the apostrophe in "Gamblin'!" This room was a 2 queen on the 3rd floor facing the Flamingo.

These rooms have also been recently remodeled but it definitely was not a top to bottom refurb as the bathroom was still pretty dated. It is a strange room in that the bathroom is in the far corner of the room instead of near the door. This configuration made for a very small bathroom that was even smaller by the closet area being in there as well. It definitely was unlike any other room I have ever had in Vegas. The bed was comfortable though nothing to write home about. The flat panel TV was actually appropriately sized unlike the one at Circus Circus the night before. For $50 a night, it was well worth the price.

It was an interesting stay at Bill's. The valet is in the back of the building, not directly connected to casino which is out of the ordinary. The front desk is about 5 feet long with never any wait since it is only 200 rooms. It certainly wasn't a mega-resort experience, that's for sure. All in all though, Bill's was a very enjoyable stay. You can't beat the location with 10 casinos within a stones throw of your room. It made it easy to just stroll down the strip for a couple of hours, which I haven't done in years. The combination of location and price makes Bill's an excellent choice if you are looking for a modest priced room.

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