|The ornate front desk area at the Paris Hotel Las Vegas.|
Those working reception advised we would be checked into smoking rooms for one night and we would be able to check into non-smoking rooms after 11 a.m. Complaining would do no use. I was tired anyway and knowing I wouldn't have to unpack, I'd probably just go to sleep.
This experience quickly diminished the awe of arriving at a white and gold front desk area with three rows of huge crystal chandeliers. For the record the conference organizers got a $129 per night rate (before taxes) for attendees.
As is customary with almost all casino hotels, the elevators are nowhere near check-in. A short walk along an aisle next to the bustling casino was necessary to reach the central bank of elevators.