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Mandalay Bay 2005: Desert Beach Destination

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A May 2005 trip to Las Vegas by W.Anderman

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Quote: Water flows amidst tropical elegance in this 8 billion-dollar lush paradise at one of the hottest self-contained resorts in the world. The truth is Mandalay Bay delivers more in live entertainment, nightlife, dining and shopping than can be handled in any long Vegas weekend. Can your vacation handle the truth?!!

Mandalay Bay 2005: Desert Beach Destination

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Overview

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That’s right—7.9 billion dollars! The Mandalay is the newest acquisition by the MGM Mirage Group, owners of half the properties on the Strip. Q:What does this mean to you? A: Being treated like a million dollars simply comes standard. Vacations can demand lots of exploring time off-property. Mandalay Bay solves that issue, consciously constructed to be the ultimate vacation experience. All things desired to deliver a sated stray from home are found on one property. Las Vegas has been reinvented. Welcome to destination Mandalay Bay!...Read More

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

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Hotel | "Mandalay Bay"

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Photo, Las Vegas, Nevada
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It is hard to not feel a surge of excitement descending into McCarran Airport. Forty-three stories of Mandalay Bay’s gold-tinted glass towers reflect the desert-scape of Las Vegas and pierce into the sky—a metallic mirror—visible from your airplane window. The Mandalay Bay is a destination unto itself. It gives you the ability to book into any of three separate hotel experiences, all on one property.It all began 6 years ago with the opening of the South Seas-themed main towers. Accommodations are numerous and diverse, providing approximately 3,700 spacious rooms. The 500-square-foot Deluxe Room is the standa...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on May 30, 2005

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
(702) 632-7777

The Shoppes at Mandalay Place

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Attraction | "Shopping at the Resorts: Mandalay Place"

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Mandalay Place takes the shopping experience to a higher level. An eclectic mix of over 40 upscale boutiques, some of the finest retail stores in the world and restaurants are located here. Built on the sky bridge connecting the Mandalay Bay and Luxor resort-hotels, it doesn’t feel like a shopping mall. A one-of-a-kind shopping experience. You will find a very large and singular space under high ceilings, fabulous ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 22, 2005

The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
3950 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada
(702) 632-7777

Red Square

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Attraction | "Red Square Restaurant in Mandalay Bay: The Party's Party"

Red Square Photo, Las Vegas, Nevada
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LOCATION: Mandalay Bay, 3950 South Las Vegas Blvd. RESERVATIONS: Suggested; 702-632-7200 or ext.77200 FARE: $$$ Expensive and Ecclectic mix of Russian, French, American, Asian Fusion ATTIRE: Casual Elegant Asia de Cuba and China Grill fans will find fancy in Jeffrey Chodorows Red Square, imported for your party and dining pleasure from his smash hit original in Miami. The restaurant’s "funky and chic"—czarist-meets-proletariat—theme and outstanding drink & fare menus continue to garnish rave reviews from CNN, Access Hollywood, The Food Network as well as Esqui...Read More

Red Square
3950 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
+1 877 632 7800

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Once again, the creative artist of many of the chic China Grilles, several other NYC trendy restaurants, major real estate projects—the list goes on and on—has done it again with the incredible sensory defying and hot Las Vegas nightclub RUM JUNGLE. Internationally acclaimed design artist Jeffrey Beer’s career and achievements are constantly covered in the newspapers, as well as in design, fashion, culinary, and in-flight magazines. The New York Times, Interior Design, Food Arts, House & Garden, Hospitality Design, Departures, and Vogue have all paid homage to the graduate of the renowned Rhode Island School of Design. ...Read More