dlevinelaw
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April 20th, 2012 at 10:16:08 AM permalink
I'm probably only going to visit one off-strip place this trip, and I wanted your opinion as to what the nicest off-strip property is overall. Gambling, food, decor?

Heard good things about M Resort and Red Rock, so I was curious.
rdw4potus
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April 20th, 2012 at 10:24:16 AM permalink
My take: Red Rock is nice - for a Stations property. The M is nice period. In strip terms, Red Rock is somewhere around the MGM/Planet Hollywood level, the M is more like Mirage/Mandalay Bay. To me, that's maybe a half-step difference on a 10 step Imperial Palace to Wynn scale.
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April 20th, 2012 at 10:25:08 AM permalink
You should have made this a poll.

It's close and you'll be thrilled with either but I give the edge to M. The buffet is really good!
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MrRalph
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April 20th, 2012 at 11:38:10 AM permalink
Both are great casinos. If you are at the Red Rock you can also do the Red Rock Canyon drive through tour as it is close and a great view. The buffet at the M is awesome and they have a micro brew and coffee bar included in the price. The M is also close to Green Valley which is also a very nice casino. I thought the VP to be a little better at Green Valley and Red Rock then at the M.
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April 20th, 2012 at 1:22:51 PM permalink
Quote: s2dbaker

It's close and you'll be thrilled with either but I give the edge to M. The buffet is really good!



Soon there will not be an issue at all... Red Rock will easily beat M. Penn National is bound to screw up the casino, like they have nearly all their other properties.
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April 20th, 2012 at 1:31:43 PM permalink
Quote:

I thought the VP to be a little better at Green Valley and Red Rock then at the M.



The VP at Station Casinos blows away The M. That would sway me to Red Rock over The M, unless the buffet means more. Red Rock's buffet is nothing special.
dlevinelaw
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April 20th, 2012 at 1:32:33 PM permalink
Thanks guys! Seems pretty split but wife likes vp, so rr may win out.
MidwestAP
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April 20th, 2012 at 1:33:13 PM permalink
My personal preference is Red Rock, it's one of my favorite in the LV area. The friendly staff is outstanding!
MathExtremist
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April 20th, 2012 at 1:40:47 PM permalink
What about GVR? I admit I'm partial to it because it was my "local" casino when I lived in Henderson, but still, it's got quite a lot going for it however you slice it. Plus The District is right there...
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April 20th, 2012 at 2:27:16 PM permalink
Quote: dlevinelaw

Thanks guys! Seems pretty split but wife likes vp, so rr may win out.

Do they still have the option you can check for a packet containing various "items" such as flavored oils, soft-stick duct tape restraints and other adult items to be waiting in your room for you?
Actually I'd choose M over RR since it is newer and wins the CW contest. They also are more prone to give away bottles of wine.
I've heard the Spa is marginally better at M but surely those things are highly subjective. Always wondered about RR and those "faux restraints" and free condoms though.

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