Las Vegas - Sleeping
With over 142,000 hotel rooms in the Las Vegas area, choosing the right one could be a challenge. Using a map of the Strip, decide where you might want to spend most of your time, and then choose a hotel accordingly. Sunday through Thursday nights are the least expensive. All hotels offer specials that will greatly reduce the rates and also offer free buffets or food credit. Remember, they are competing for your business. Check the hotel websites for specials.
Luxor Resort and Casino
This Egyptian-themed resort is home to the relaxing Oasis Spa, nine exceptional restaurants and cafés, the adventurous Pharaoh’s Pavilion and more than 120,000 square feet of exciting gaming action.
Old Roman style is the theme of Caesars Palace, with its fit-for-an-emperor suites and marble bathrooms. The rooms are spacious and many include a large whirlpool tub and dressing room. The Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis includes four Roman-style swimming pools where European-style, topless sunbathing is permitted at the Venice Pool. Main attractions are the Shops at the Forum and the Fall of Atlantis Fountain Show.
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
The MGM Grand is reminiscent of Hollywood’s Golden Age and, like Hollywood, is larger than life with the famous MGM Lion standing guard at the front entrance. With its 5,000 plus rooms, it ranks as the largest hotel in the world. From Studio 54 to the Hollywood-style studio bungalows, it's classic Hollywood art deco. Main attractions are the Cirque Du Soleil show KA, and the lion habitat.
New Orleans Carnaval dominates both the exterior and interior of Harrah’s. It is colorful and casual. The rooms are adequate and comfortable. Main attractions: The Voice of Las Vegas, Singer Clint Homes, the outdoor Carnaval Court with live entertainment and bar.
As the name implies, Circus-Circus is just that. One of the older hotels on the Strip, it is a favorite for families with children because the hotel caters to the younger set. Above the main casino floor is a Big-Top atmosphere, with midway games and free circus acts. Attached to the hotel is the Adventuredome, a large theme park with thrilling rides and an arcade. Circus-Circus offers the only RV Park (Recreational Vehicles - Camping trailers) on the Las Vegas Strip.
The Stratosphere Tower stands 1,149 feet (350 meters) above the city and is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States. It has three separate Towers, each offering different accommodations. Rooms are spacious, well-equipped and have contemporary accents in rich earth tones. Imagine being on top of the Stratosphere, 100 stories above the ground and riding a roller coaster thrill ride or two.
Fitzgeralds Hotel and Casino
Fitzgeralds is a 34-story hotel in the heart of Fremont Street, downtown Las Vegas. The luck of the Irish prevails here. It has 638 rooms and suites. Being right on Fremont Street is exciting and enables you to visit all the casinos without having to walk great distances.
El Cortez Hotel and Casino
This old-style Las Vegas casino and hotel is located in what was originally downtown Las Vegas two blocks from Fremont Street and two miles from what is the bustling city center of today. It includes a steakhouse, café, breakfast buffet and lounge bar.
The Bellagio has been described as opulent, awesome, magical, gracious, classy and a visual masterpiece. It is simply one of the most beautiful hotels on the Las Vegas Strip—beginning at the Lobby entrance and its two-thousand hand-blown multicoloured glass flowers that adorn the ceiling and continuing into the Mediterranean style pools and gardens. Major attractions are the Fountains of Bellagio and the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.