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Wifi Charges at Paris Las Vegas

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I'm heading to Las Vegas tomorrow and was just wondering about people's experience with wifi charges at Paris Las Vegas.

I've read in some places that the hotel charges $15/day, but in other places I've read that although you have to accept the charges, they'll later remove them from the bill when you check out. I was wondering if that was an exceptional deal someone received, or whether that was typically done.

I know there is free wifi at one of their restaurants downstairs, but I was hoping to be able to use my laptop while in my room.

It would make the difference between whether I just took an iPad or whether I took the heavier laptop with me. If I had free wifi, I might want to stream a Netflix movie or two while I'm there, and then the laptop would be worth taking.

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I'm heading to Las Vegas tomorrow and was just wondering about people's experience with wifi charges at Paris Las Vegas.

I've read in some places that the hotel charges $15/day, but in other places I've read that although you have to accept the charges, they'll later remove them from the bill when you check out. I was wondering if that was an exceptional deal someone received, or whether that was typically done.

It would make the difference between whether I just took an iPad or whether I took the heavier laptop with me. If I had free wifi, I might want to stream a Netflix movie or two while I'm there, and then the laptop would be worth taking.
Like most higher end strip hotels Paris will charge a "resort fee" which includes wifi (and an Ethernet connection). Unless you're a player, they usually won't waive the fee. Some hotels have the wifi as a daily option. It's a separate fee that you can purchase ala-carte.

Either way, it's a rip off.
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Like most higher end strip hotels Paris will charge a "resort fee" which includes wifi (and an Ethernet connection). Unless you're a player, they usually won't waive the fee. Some hotels have the wifi as a daily option. It's a separate fee that you can purchase ala-carte.

Either way, it's a rip off.

Paris Las Vegas is part of Ceasar's Resorts and they DO NOT CHARGE a resort fee.
There is a charge of $14.99 per 24 hour period for Wifi service. That charge does not include any other amenities.
MGM Resorts DO charge a resort fee that includes WiFi, certain in room phone calls, a USA Today paper, Business Center amenities, and access to a fitness center. It ranges from $8.95 at Circus Circus to $25 at MGM Grand.
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Hmmm.. I know Paris does not charge a resort fee.... but I was feeling a little hopeful that the wifi fee might be waived. Maybe there's not much hope of that. I'm taking my laptop anyway - I have some Netflix DVDs I can watch on it.... I can take it downstairs to the cafe if I want to do some heavy internet browsing, checking email, etc.
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Unless your Diamond or Seven Stars, don't count on it. At all. We were just there. Our coin in was pretty substantial, and the only thing we had comped was a few meals.
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Hmmm.. I know Paris does not charge a resort fee.... but I was feeling a little hopeful that the wifi fee might be waived. Maybe there's not much hope of that. I'm taking my laptop anyway - I have some Netflix DVDs I can watch on it.... I can take it downstairs to the cafe if I want to do some heavy internet browsing, checking email, etc.
should have stay in other places if u know u r gonna take advantage of the resort amentities.
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I brought a mobile hotspot with me. I don't have a big enough bandwidth allowance to stream a lot of video or anything, but it was enough to let me do some basic surfing and email checking from the room. From what I could tell, yes I would have been charged. As it was I got my room comped for 3 nights and I chose to get 2 buffets (one Sunday brunch, and one lunch buffet on a different day) for free using points. It was very nice to be able to jump the buffet line (or any restaurant line) with as little as a Platinum membership card.

Also, I should add that I did successfully use the $20 trick to get the comped room upgraded to a newly renovated deluxe Red room on an upper floor. Smilie
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Head to Earl's of Sandwich next door at the Planet Hollywood. Wifi is free there.
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Head to Earl's of Sandwich next door at the Planet Hollywood. Wifi is free there.

I think we have a winner!

Same deal in Atlantic City except in some of the player's lounges there is free WIFI.
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