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Opinion on Nicest Las Vegas Timeshare

jojo777

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Does anyone have an opinion on a Timeshare in Vegas. I have a friend's daughter going there to get married. Looking for suggestions. Preferrably, RCI.
 

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What PamMo said. Location, view, huge units esp 2-BR, and ginormous projection TV screen if they care.
We 60-somethings loved it.
 

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My daughter & son-in-law recently stayed at the Marriott Grand Chateau and it was fantastic. We went down to see the two bedroom unit on a high floor overlooking the south end of the Strip and airport, and were quite impressed. They loved their time there as did their two kids, ages 5 & 7.

To the OP: Would this be for the bride & groom or for family & friends? Do they want to stay on the Strip? When are they coming? Will they have a car? Where will the wedding be?
 

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HGVC Elara is nice and is in a great location. It is in RCI. HGVC at Trump International Is very nice as well, but is located further north on the Strip. However, it is easy walking distance to the Fashion Show Mall, The Venetian, Wynn, etc.

Marriott’s Grand Chateau is very nice too, but they are in II. I don’t know if they are also affiliated with RCI.

Best regards.

Mike
 

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Marriott’s Grand Chateau is very nice too, but they are in II. I don’t know if they are also affiliated with RCI.
Mike, I think you're right about the Grand Chateau not being affiliated with RCI. Here's a list I found of LV RCI resorts: https://www.rci.com/resort-directory/list-view?id=12533#?searchKey=Nao=25&N=2876459038+4294965996&sortKey=P_ResortName:1&recCount=25&rciFilter=false&oecFilter=false&isRemoving=undefined&resortFilter=&id=12533

Elara seems to be a great choice for cool units and center-Strip location if that's where one wants to be.
 

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The Marriott's Grand Chateau is in interval International (II).
 

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Of the RCI resorts, I pd stick with Elara. Great location and great units. Just be aware that as an exchanger there is a higher risk of getting the units that face north directly into PH’s parking garage.

HGVC Flamingo is also a great location and I would assume very nice units.

We own at HGVC Las Vegas Strip. Great rooms, very nice resort but not the best location.

 

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@dougp26364 knows his Vegas TS’s and I agree. Elara is the swankiest with great rooms. It’s connected to the Miracle Mall/Planet Hollywood and right in the middle of the strip. Flamingo (where I own) is also a great location and very nice rooms, but not as modern as Elara. The Boulevard is also nice and, if they want to be away from the action, it’s a great place be.

You can check out some pics of each of the HGVC resorts here.
 

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I own at the Carriage House which is across the street from Elara and just behind Marriott Grand Chateau and I love because it is not chain affiliated more personable and great staff. They are found on Trading Places, Platinum Interchange and DAE plus RCI and II so they are easy to exchange too.
 

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I own at the Carriage House which is across the street from Elara and just behind Marriott Grand Chateau and I love because it is not chain affiliated more personable and great staff. They are found on Trading Places, Platinum Interchange and DAE plus RCI and II so they are easy to exchange too.
Thanks for the recommendation! I had a DAE exchange that was going to expire and just used it to book a studio unit at the Carriage House for February. Looking forward to it!
 

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Having stayed at all of the HGVCs (5), the HICV 91), and the Wyndhams (2). The Elara is the hands down winner.

Haven't stay at the Marriott, or other chains or independents.

I have stayed even stay in the Elara 4 BR in the rooster tail section (red glass section) facing the strip. Now that was fantastic. That section is in the room and gives a couple of chairs and a table to sit on to enjoy the view.
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