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Venetian
Hotel Information        
Rooms: 4,049 Room Pics: Yes Toll Free: 877-883-6423
Location: Center Strip - Next to Harrahs Property Map: Yes Local: 702-414-1000
Date Opened: May 3, 1999        
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Casino Information  
Size: 112,000 Sq.Ft. Tables: 120
Machines: 2,400 Sports Book: Yes - 150 Seats-11 Windows
Video Poker and Slot Club Info Poker Room: Yes - 39 Tables

Restaurants
Total: 34
Fine
Aquaknox - SeafoodOnline Menu - Yes
B & B Ristorante - ItalianOnline Menu - Yes
Bouchon - FrenchOnline Menu - Yes
Canaletto - ItalianOnline Menu - Yes
Delmonico - SteakhouseOnline Menu - Yes
Pinot Brasserie - FrenchOnline Menu - Yes
Postrio - Steak and SeafoodOnline Menu - Yes
Tao - AsianOnline Menu - Yes
Valentino - ItalianOnline Menu - Yes
Zeffirino - SeafoodOnline Menu - Yes
 
Casual
Canyon Ranch Cafe - Health Food Online Menu - No
Enoteca San Marco - Italian Online Menu - Yes
Grand Lux Cafe - Coffee Shop (24 Hours) Online Menu - Yes
Grill at Valentino - Italian Online Menu - Yes
Noodle Asia - Asian Online Menu - Yes
Riva - Poolside Dining Online Menu - Yes
Taqueria Canonita - Mexican Online Menu - Yes
Trattoria Reggiano - Italian Online Menu - No
 
Fast
Bella Panini - SandwichesOnline Menu - No
Cafe Santa Lucia - Coffee and PastryOnline Menu - No
Cocolini - GelatoOnline Menu - No
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf - CoffeeOnline Menu - No
Haagen Dazs - Ice CreamOnline Menu - No
Johnny Rockets - HamburgersOnline Menu - No
LA Italian Kitchen - ItalianOnline Menu - No
Nathan's Famous - Hot DogsOnline Menu - No
Panda Express - ChineseOnline Menu - No
Pizzeria de Enzo - PizzaOnline Menu - No
San Gennarro - Hamburgers and SandwichesOnline Menu - No
Shake N' Burger - HamburgersOnline Menu - No
Tintoretto - Coffee and PastryOnline Menu - No
Towers Deli - SandwichesOnline Menu - No
Wasabi Jane - SushiOnline Menu - No
Yofresco - YogurtOnline Menu - No
 
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Amenities
Blue Man Group
Gondola Rides
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
Phantom - Stage Production
Tao - Nightclub
V Bar - Live Entertainment
Canyon Ranch Spa
Attached to Palazzo
Business Center
Fitness Center
Grand Canal Shoppes - 75 Stores
Meeting Space: 1.9 Million Sq.Ft. Sands Expo Center
Pool Area: 4 Pools and Hot Tubs in 2 Areas
Wedding Chapel

Review & Ratings
 
Review Date: Sep 2009

The next two nights of the trip were in a standard "Bella Suite" at the Venetian. The Saturday just before we left, I had received a mail offer from them and fortunately I was able to use it on short notice to get both nights comped. We arrived at about 1PM and were able to check-in within a few minutes. I had told the clerk about our horrendous view the night before and asked if she had anything at all decent. She told us we were on the 3rd floor of the Venezia Tower but overlooking the pool. Ok, that works. If you are unfamiliar with the Venezia Tower, it is a seperate building from the main hotel tower atop the Venetian parking garage. This necessitates 2 elevator rides to get to your room; the first up the Lobby floor then a walk the back of the building to a second elevator that takes you to your room floor. And when we get to the floor... You guessed it, last room on the hallway with a view of a wall and a door!!!

Apart from the wall outside our window, the room was great. The "suites" in the Venezia Tower are virtually identical to those in the main tower and are now just treated as an extension of the hotel. The check-in area for Venezia is no longer open but the seperate pool remains. Though not true suites, they are very large rooms. The sunken seating area definitely feels separated from the bedroom. There are 2 flat screen TVs with HDTV including a very large one in the bedroom and the space is big enough to easily watch different things without a problem. All the furniture was in decent shape and the bed was confortable. There were a few stains on the carpet but nothing out of the ordinary for a smoking room. One big downside was the lack of wireless internet. In such a big room, its a shame to be tied to the wall. The bathroom is also pretty big with a dual sink marble vanity and a deep tub and separate shower. The shower had an interesting feature, water jets that shoot straight out of the wall into your back. It felt pretty good turned up full blast but was terribly loud.

Much like the suite we had at Palazzo few months ago, this was just a great room to hang out in. It was very comfortable all around and it made you just want to kick back and relax. The only real complaint (aside from the view) for the entire stay was being in the Venezia Tower. The long walk to the casino or the restaurants really became unpleasant after a few times, especially for my 70 year old mother. She was just about done after 2 nights of making the trek back and forth. On the other hand, the main Venetian tower elevators drops you right off of the casino floor. Since there is such little difference between the 2 towers, I would avoid taking the Venezia room unless being off the beaten path is really what your looking for.

The Venetian, much like MGM, is a mega-resort in every sense of the word. Between itself and Palazzo; there are 2 massive casinos, more restaurants than you can count, a great pool area, several stage shows and numerous bars and nightclubs. Combined with great rooms, there is no wonder it's amongst the most popular places in town. It really has everything you could possibly want in a Vegas hotel except for one thing...The casino always has been weak with even weaker comps to its players. If you weren't playing $500 a hand, you really didn't count. However, apparently that is starting to loosen up a bit since they sent me 2 free nights based on only minimal penny slot play during my stay back in May. Hopefully, the new found attitude continues Now if the installed a few playable video poker machines and lightened up on the rules in the pit, maybe they will start bringing back the gamblers that they completely ignored during the roarin' pre-2008 times of yesteryear. One can only dream but until then if they keep sending free rooms, I will no doubt keep using them as long as they are not in the Venezia Tower!

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