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Mark Francis

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

STRIP SIDE VIEWS! 5 STAR REVIEWS! NO RESORT FEES! Also listings 344994 & 425161

82 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Las Vegas Studio Rental Photos and Description

Well maintained studio with responsive owner. New TV & carpet in late 2015.

For additional reviews, please see the listing for my first condo (vrbo listing #344994) at Signature purchased in 2010.

Excellent strip view of City Center, The Cosmopolitan and Planet Hollywood! Free high speed wireless internet, pools (including year round heated pool and free use of MGM's pools in season). Easy access to MGM Casino, Convention Center & monorail station via climate controlled walkway with moving sidewalk. Plus only a short walk to City Center, Cosmopolitan and Planet Hollywood from the front Signature gate on Harmon Avenue.

Flat Panel TV in living/sleeping area and bathroom!

Full exercise facility on site.

Complimentary covered valet parking.

Floor to ceiling glass to enjoy the view.

Keywords: Strip view, condo, studio, non-smoking, free internet, free exercise facility, heated pool, Las Vegas, MGM Signature, MGM pool, hot tub

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mark Francis (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Mark Francis

I'm live in Charlotte, NC and have enjoyed visiting Las Vegas since my first visit in 1987 (stayed at the Dunes which is approximately where the Bellagio Fountains are now!). I have 3 properties at Signature on VRBO (listings 344994 & 425161) and a beach property in Holden Beach, NC (listing 751993).

Mark Francis purchased this studio in 2012

Why Mark Francis chose Nevada

In 2010 I closed on a 23rd floor strip side unit, also in tower 3, that was a short sale. I've had good experience renting it through VRBO, so while the market is still under valued I purchased this strip side unit.

What makes this studio unique

The view from the strip side of tower 3 is the best Signature offers. Because of Harmon Avenue below, there is a perfect view of the new City Center Complex, The Cosmopolitan and Planet Hollywood. To the north there are clear views of Paris, Bally's, Flamingo, Venetian, Wynn, Encore and the Stratosphere from the floor to ceiling glass. While tower 3 is the farthest from the MGM complex, it is connected by climate controlled walkway with moving sidewalks so it's only a 3-5 minute walk from the Tower 3 lobby to the MGM Studio Walk depending on your pace. In addition, being right off Harmon avenue, it is a short walk out the front gates at Signature down the street to the PH Westgate Tower where you can enter that property and be right in the Planet Hollywood miracle mile shops. Walking through there and the main Planet Hollywood casino will place you on the strip right across from Bellagio and adjacent to The Paris!

Personally I use the onsite exercise room daily, and the free wireless internet for my guests is widely appreciated (there is nothing worse than having to pay $15-20 to check your e-mail!)

Each of the 3 Signature towers has a pool and hot tubs. The pool in the middle (at tower 2) is heated year round at 85 degrees and gets plenty of winter time use. Guests can also use the very nice MGM pool during season at no cost.

The hot tubs are operational year round, including of course the ones at the tower 3 pool, and are nice in the colder months.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Mark,



Just want to send you a quick thank you. The place was great. I will make sure I write up a review upon our return home.



Sent from my iPhone
Nov 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 82 traveler reviews

STRIP SIDE VIEWS! 5 STAR REVIEWS! NO RESORT FEES! Also listings 344994 & 425161
average rating of 4.865854 based on 86 reviews
5

Better than Most Hotels on the Strip!

  • 5 of 5

Mark Francis' property in Tower 3 is everything and more than as described. The "studio" was larger than most rooms. The bathroom and spay tub is huge and luxurious complete with a good supply of shampoo, conditioners, soaps and lotion (mini hotel style). The kitchenette was perfect for the two of us, although we didn't use it! Tons of hangers in the closets! Bed very comfortable! And they had room service! This was better than some VRBO's we have stayed in. AND VERY CLEAN! Short walk (inside) to the MGM Grand to pick up monorail. Easily got a cab (maybe a second) to go farther than we wanted to walk. I would suggest anyone visiting to check out The Foundation Club at night at the top of Mandalay Bay! Spectacular! One thing I will give you a heads up on . . .my husband made this reservation (I usually do) and did not provide my name upon reserving. We arrived at noon and he had a meeting at 1 pm. They readily emptied our truck of suitcases, random bags, and coolers and stored them for us until 3 pm check-in, which is very convenient. At 3 pm I went to check in and could not as they had to have his photo ID. He had to leave his meeting at another hotel to get us checked in and had to then return to the meeting. So make sure when you reserve, you include all adult names so anyone can check in! Another high note, within a minute of getting in our room, the valet with our belongings arrived! We will only stay here now in Vegas!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the detailed review!!! Glad you enjoyed your visit, come back any time! Thanks again, Mark
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5

great place!!!

  • 5 of 5

the room was clean!

the bldng was nice!

no complaints whatsoever.

will definitely use it again!

mike was quick to respond to all of my questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Eric, glad you enjoyed it and thanks for the review! Come back anytime! Thx, Mark
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5

Awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is awesome! The bed/pillows are sooo comfortable, the rooms are nice and clean, and the bathroom is so spacious. We used the Jacuzzi tub every day after walking the strip.It is really nice that each tower has their own pool and hot tub, but still have use of any pool and MGM pools. Compared to the hotels on the strip, it is well worth the price as it has all the comforts of home (and then some--- the tub!!) We are a repeat renter from Mark. He is always quick to answer any questions and provides all the information needed for an enjoyable stay. Thank you Mark.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mary Jo! Appreciate you coming back again and of course taking time to leave a review. Have a great remainder of the year! Thx, Mark
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed my stay. Owner is very responsive and able to answer all questions.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Khoa! Glad you enjoyed the visit. Have a good summer. Thx, Mark
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5

What a perfect place to stay for our first visit to Las Vegas!

  • 5 of 5

The Condo was very clean and spacious. It was nicely appointed and had everything we needed for our stay. The staff was great, the Mgm facilities were great, and the owner is great to work with.We would only stay here when we return to Vegas!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bob, glad you had a great first trip to Vegas! I remember my first one vividly, stayed at The Dunes in 1987. A little safer crossing Flamingo and the Strip now than it was then... Thanks again for leaving a review, much appreciated! Mark
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4

Wonderful condo - enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

The listing description was accurate regarding the location, layout, amenities, etc. The property was clean and well-maintained. The owner was awesome and great to work with - communications were excellent, and the owner customer service was outstanding. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the lovely property and would recommend this property to friends and relatives. We were very pleased to find this property just off of the Vegas strip at a great value! Thank you for a wonderful get away mini vacation!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking time to leave a review Jayden. Come back anytime! Thanks, Mark
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Planet Hollywood & Miracle Mile Shops
Nearest Point of Interest
Cosmopolitan
Nearest Point of Interest
MGM City Center Complex
Nearest Point of Interest
Paris Hotel & Casino
Nearest Point of Interest
Bellagio
Nearest Point of Interest
MGM Grand Hotel/Casino
Nearest Point of Interest
New York New York
Nearest Point of Interest
Monte Carlo Hotel/Casino
Nearest Point of Interest
Bally's Hotel/Casino

The MGM Signature towers are part of the MGM complex. Guests can reach the main MGM property via climate controlled moving sidewalks that connect to the MGM Studio Walk near the MGM Pool, Convention Center and Monorail Station.

Guests can easily reach City Center, Cosmopolitan, Planet Hollywood and points up the strip by exiting the front of the Signature property and making a short walk down Harmon Avenue. By using the Harmon Avenue entrance of the PH Westgate Tower guests can pass through the Planet Hollywood shops and casino and exit on the strip across from Bellagio and adjacent to the Paris Casino!

Lastly, for those guests needing quick access farther up the strip, the monorail station (which is just inside the MGM Studio walk past the Signature access) provides service stops at Paris/Bally's, Flamingo/Caesars, Harrah's/Imperial Palace, LV Convention Center, Las Vegas Hilton & Sahara Blvd. A single ride is $5, and an all day pass is $12, much less than a single cab ride

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Rates & Availability

Las Vegas Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nov
Nov 20 2016 - Dec 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$90
From
$125
Fri,Sat
 
 
Dec
Dec 7 2016 - Dec 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$90
From
$140
Fri,Sat
 
 
nye
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$290
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$99
From
$185
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning & Inspection $65

I typically do not utilize Saturday check-in or check-out on my Signature properties.

PLEASE NOTE that in order to offer an instant rate on VRBO, I utilize the prior year's average rate for weekdays and weekends. Since MGM Signature literally has hundreds of different rates throughout the year, they're affected by high demand events, and the rates change regularly, it is not possible to adjust rates for instant quotes. For guaranteed and accurate rates, please request for your desired dates. Thanks for your understanding. Mark

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Las Vegas Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 15
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 520 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Yes it has a hair dryer!!!
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Couch has queen pull out bed with inner spring mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
- Gilchrist & Soames bathroom amenities - Seattle's Best coffee packs - Bottled water Suite is also equipped with: - I pod compatible clock radio - Safe for guests use Signature complex also has: - Star Bucks Coffee Shop inside the complex at tower #1 - A nice bar (tower 1) and deli (tower 2) - Our tower (#3) and tower #1 also have very nice exercise rooms for guests

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