John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort
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Heute war unser längster Reisetag. Wir haben uns auch diesmal nichts weiter vorgenommen, außer nach Reno bzw. Sparks zu kommen.
Die Fahrt selbst war lang, nicht nur von der Strecke sondern auch von der gleichnamigen Weile her. Wir haben immer mal ein Päuschen eingelegt und auch ein paar Fotos geschossen. Letzteres aber nur, damit überhaupt …
We are attending our first Pole Vault Summit @PVSummit2013 with our son, Jared Samsel a Junior at Roseville High School has been fortunate enough to be able to Pole Vault and have a great Coach -- Kent Rhodes and also a group of kids from various schools and also the Yolo Striders Track and Field club.
We drove up late Thursday and …
We woke up in our fantastic hotel room that Mum had booked ages ago and we decided to have breakfast in bed,our only room service so far. It was great and everyone had a good brekky.
Then we walked through the hotel and had a look at the pool. It was an inside/outside pool which was cool. We then walked down to the lake to have a look before going back to put our swimmers on for a swim in the inside/outside ...
... end of century!!
Next on my list of errands was Costco where she told me to take a slight right onto Old something Road. I took the slight right -- but ended up on HWY 50 towards Lake Tahoe. The thing about this road is that it is a divided highway with no turnarounds for 15 miles. The road goes UP and UP and UP, from about 4000 feet to 7000 feet. When I finally found a turnaround, I had ...
... of Yosemite, we found out that because of the Rim fire the road through Yosemite that we were to take was closed so we had to go a very long way around to Lake Tahoe it took us the rest of the day.'
On the way out of Yosemite we saw all the devastation caused by the fire we could see mountains of trees burnt and still smouldering and we also saw lots of fire trucks and ...
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Wonderful Room and great time was had at this hotel! Looking forward to next year's Sumit.
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Stayed one week at the Nugget during a business trip. The hotel was very modern and clean, and the staff was friendly overall. My West Tower room (25th floor) was large and comfortable, with numerous tables, and even a recliner. The only downside was the two queen size beds (a single king was not available). The bathroom was well appointed, with hot water in an instant. The six tower elevators were quite smooth and speedy. The buffet was very good, but the service at the Farm House restaurant was extremely slow both times I was there.
This was my first experience with a Hotel/Casino and my first visit to Nevada. Rooms were spacious and very clean, excellent amenities(outstanding pool area and a HUGE Archade for kids and adults), and a the staff is top notch. My wife and I had meals at Orozko's(great atmosphere), The Rotisserie Buffet(loved the Rib night), Gabe's Pub & Grill(affordable quality), and Rosie's Cafe(excellent breakfast), we found the food Well above average in all the places we ate and the service was outstanding. This was also my first experience with Casino gambling and playing Blackjack, and again the staff was outstanding in its service and help! They also have a good selection of slots for as little as a Nickel per play up to $100 per play, and table games(roulette, blackjack,Three Card Poker, Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Let It Ride and craps) for as little as 50 cents per play. There might be better places to stay, play and gamble but they're going to have to be awfully good to top this one! I'm going back!
Spent 3 nights at the Nugget in June for a conference. Requested a club level room which advertised secure access, special in-room appointments such as live plants, nightly turn down service and extra amenities.
Best Hotel in Reno
I have stayed at this hotel three times and haave not yet been dissapointed. The service this hotel offers is probably the best in Reno as most hotels in Reno don't care about service they just want your money. The rooms are very spacious and nicely decorated, close to being suites. This hotel always offers the best music artist entertainment in Reno. The swimming pool is large and decorated like the Tropics. There is also an excellent fitness center for weight training , treadmill work,or basic fitness. There is a variety of resturants in the Casino and all are recommended.
JOHN ASCUAGA'S NUGGET'S STEW STEWART
Stew Stewart's intertainment in the cabaret lounge was outstanding. His talent and clean presentation cannot be topped. Also his inter-action with the audience makes for a fun evening. I highly recommend his show, as we attended several nights during our stay.
Denis and Margie Parker San Antonio, Tx.
Pretty good, really...
Was here for a convention and had a good experience. Room was spacious and even had a sofa and coffee table. Bathroom was average, but just fine--room didn't have iron & board, but they brought me one within a half-hour. Coffee shop was good and fairly-priced, and other dining options were quite nice. Nice indoor pool. Location is isolated (in Sparks), which is a little out of the way from Reno--a definite disadvantage--especially if you don't have a car. Overall a good experience, & the staff was friendly.
Had a great time!
Stayed a week at the Nugget and had a wonderful time. The rooms are spacious and clean. The location is pretty good. The entertainment in the lounge was very good. When I go back to Reno I will probably stay there again.
I had the worst service at Rosie's Cafe. After a 30 minute wait for a Pizza "to go" I asked the waiter how much longer would it be before my Pizza was ready. He said he would check, only to find out they had not even put it in the oven. I stated it would take about 15 minutes, I told him I couldn't wait since my bus would be leaving in 5 minutes. I asked that he cancel the order and return my money. Oh, I forgot to mention he asked me to pay right after I ordered the Pizza "to go" his name was Ronald that the name on my paid receipt. I was asked to go the cashier for my money back. The cashier called the manager Holly O'Bester would immediately told me she would not refund me back my money. I told her the Pizza was not even in the oven and I had to leave again, she said she would not refund my money. I know John Ascuaga's Nugget make enough money to hire more professional people. I have been to the Nugget many times have eaten at many of their fine restraunts but have never eaten or heard of Rosie's until 02/14/03 this is when I experinced the rude woman Holly O'Bester. I want to let everyone know do not EAT at Rosie's Cafe. Customer Service STINKS
John Ascuaga's Nugget is one of the best hotels without a doubt but..... we could not get a room there as they were hosting a convention. So we stayed at the Eldorado but each evening we drove over to Sparks from Reno for the lounge act.
The nugget is one of the best places in Reno area. It is close enough for skiing during the day at Mt. Rose or Diamond Peak, and upon your return from skiing you can enjoy the pool, spa, gym or gambling.