Las Vegas Hotels

5 Star

On The Strip

Aria (2009) at CityCenter is a 61-story, five star hotel that opened on December 16, 2009 with 4,004 rooms, including 568 suites, in two towers.  This development is part of the brand new CityCenter on the strip.  CityCenter is a massive 76 acre mixed-use devopment that includes The Crystals retail and entertainment ditrict along with four other hotel and residential developments.  150,000 square feet of gaming area, an 80,000 sq. ft. 2 level spa, a three-story 300,000 sq ft. convention center and a deluxe fitness room and group excersise studio are other highlights of this impressive new resort.  A 215,000 sq. ft. pool deck with 3 pools, an adult pool and 50 cabanas make up the pool area. Don’t miss Viva ELVIS by Cirque du Soleil, art, water features and the 500,000 sq. ft. retail and entertainment district, Crystals at CityCenter are all on-site.

The Bellagio (1998) is a 30-story hotel and casino themed to Bellagio, Italy.  Home to The Fountains of Bellagio (see above), Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, 3,933 rooms and 512 suites & 116,000 sq ft casino.  Step into the 1,800-seat showroom which is home to “O” from Cirque du Soleil.  Amenities include five pools and four Jacuzzis, Spa Bellagio, a 65,000-square-foot spa offers multiple types of massages and services in its 56 treatment rooms. The spa also offers a 6,000-square-foot fitness facility, 1,000-square-foot exercise room and salon. Via Bellagio offers upscale shops within the hotel.

The Venetian (1999) is also themed to a city in Italy, Venice has never looked more appealing.  From those peaceful gondola rides (see above) to visiting the Grand Canal Shoppes, this 5 Star hotel is the ultimate!  Home to 4,049 suites, 3,014 are in the main tower and 1,013 are in the Venezia tower.  A 120,000 sq ft casino, and great entertainment options including Blue Man Group, Wayne Brady: Making It Up! and Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular.  Attractions are Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, Gondola Rides and the Grand Canal Shoppes.  Soak up the sun in the four pools and four Jacuzzi in the main area.  Soak up the warmth in the winter because certain pools are heated to 80 degrees.  The 69,000-sq ft Canyon Ranch SpaClub has 62 treatment rooms a 21,000 sq ft fitness center, 40-foot rock climbing wall and a salon. The fine dining to be found at Bouchon is superb, excellent service and trenquil atmosphere come together to make this one of the best restaurants in all of Vegas.

One of the finest resorts in town is Wynn Las Vegas (2005) covering 215 acres, this resort houses 2,716 rooms and suites, a 111,000 sq ft casino, a convention center with 223,000 sq ft of space, entertainment at Le Rêve, the Penske Wynn Ferrari Maserati, an 18-hole on-site championship golf course and 76,000 sq ft of retail space, standing at a height of 614 ft with 45 floors.  Enjoy the two large pools, The Spa at Wynn Las Vegas, which has 45 treatment rooms, a barbershop and a salon. Upscale shopping can be found at Wynn Esplanade. 

Right next to the Wynn you will find The Encore (2008) stands at 631 feet high with 63 floors.  With 2,034 rooms, the entire Wynn resort complex has 4,750 rooms, an 111,000 sq ft casino. Spa and Salon at Encore. 11 upscale shops are at Esplanade at Encore.  See the atrium and art.  All of those unexpected amenities like floor-to-ceiling windows, a TV in the bathroom, automatic bedside drapery-controls and so much more. The Wynn and Encore currently hold more Forbes Five Star awards than any other hotel in the world.

Stay in the 64 story, hotel-condiminium, Trump International Hotel Las Vegas(2008).  It is the city’s tallest residential building at 620ft high, located on 3.46 acres right off of the strip, with exterior windows that are gilded with 24-carat gold.  There is not a casino. Providing a boutique environment with 1,282 suites, one outdoor heated pool, two Jacuzzis,  a fitness center and a sauna.

Stay at Mandalay Bay (1999) which houses 3,309 rooms and a 135,000 sq ft casino in a 43-story building, themed to Southeast Asia, right on the strip.   An impessive amenity is the pool, one of the best on the strip, practically a mini waterpark, imagine 11 acres with three pools, a lazy river, 20 cabanas, a beach with 1700 tons of California sand, a topless pool and a 1.6 mil gal wave pool with waves that go as high as six feet.  A swimmers paradise.   Don’t miss everyone’s favorite show, The Lion King. The $40 million aquarium, The Shark Reef, covers more than 90,000 sq ft, and it’s North America’s only predator-based aquarium and exhibit.  The 30,000 sq ft Spa Mandalay has 21 treatment rooms and a salon.

THEhotel at Mandalay Bay (2003) stands at 43-stories high, providing a boutique hotel atmosphere that is modern and apppealing.  Stay at one of the 1,117 suites and consider geting a treatment at the 14,000 sq. ft. bathhouse spa.  Guests have access to many of the nice amenities that are available at the adjoining Mandalay Bay hotel, including the 135,000-square-foot casino, and the popular, 11 acre pool that gives you the feeling of the beach with white sand and three pools, a lazy river, a topless pool and a 1.6-million-gallon wave pool.

3,068 all-suite rooms are located at The Palazzo (2007).  Attractions include The Shoppes At The Palazzo and a Lamborghini Dealership, a 105,000 sq. ft. casino, and be sure not to miss the Jersey Boys in the 1,650-seat Palazzo Theater.  The 4-acre pool deck has six pools, four Jacuzzis, and cabanas. The 69,000 sq ft Canyon Ranch SpaClub has 62 treatment rooms and a 21,000 sq ft fitness center, 40-ft rock climbing wall and a  salon.  The Shoppes at the Palazzo is a 450,000 sq ft retail complex with more than 50 upscale stores.

4 1/2 Star

On The Strip

One of the newest, hottest hotels in Vegas is Vdara (2009), located at the all new CityCenter complex in the heart of the strip.  The new mall, Crystals is right outside of the hotel.  Aria has it all, well everything but a casino!  1,495 elegant rooms, a 40,000 sq ft pool and deck area with one main pool and several surrounding plunge pools, Vdara Health & Beauty Spa. Room amenities include limited-edition artwork, 42 inch flat screen television, electronic roman shades, under counter refrigerator, minibar, two-burner electric cooktop, convection microwave,  robes, slippers and and so much more.

Caesars Palace opened back in 1966, but remains as one of the best hotels on the strip, updated with the addition of The Forum Shops at Caesars (1992), an upscale shopping mall located at the hotel (see above).  See Fall of Atlantis and Festival Fountain shows and an aquarium inside the Forum Shops as well.  With 3,348 rooms and a huge 129,000 sq. ft. casino.  The Colosseum hosts the ever popular Cher show and the Celine Dion show returning March 15, 2011.  The 5 acre Garden of the Gods pool complex has eight pools, The Temple Pool, a circular 10,000 sq. ft. pool, The Neptune Pool is a 5,000 sq.ft. rectangular, heated pool, The Venus Pool offers European sunbathing (topless), and two hot tubs.  Rafts can be rented for $10 per day, 45 cabanas, priced from $225 – $1,000 are available for rental.  Qua Baths & Spa is 50,000 sq ft, with 51 treatment rooms. The excitement of Rome comes to life in this 4.5 star hotel.

Pack your bags to head to Paris, Paris Las Vegas (1999) that is, home to a half scale, 541 foot tall replica of the Eiffel Tower which has an observation deck, that is around 50 stories high, standing at 460 feet, and fine French dining with a view on the 11th floor at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant.  Located on 24 acres in the heart of the strip, with 2,916 rooms, an 85,000 sq ft casino, octagon-shaped (heated) pool and two Jacuzzis, and so much more.

MGM Grand (1993) is the  largest hotel in the United States with 5,044 guest rooms across thirty floors in 4 different towers.  A humongeous, 171,500 square foot casino, which is the largest in Vegas, many restaurants including the Rainforest Cafe and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, and so much more.  You won’t want to miss a performance of Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ or MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris.  You’ve seen the movies, you know that lions are their thing, right?  Not only does this hotel have a 100,000 lb, 45 ft tall bronze lion statue, but up to six real lions are shown daily at the lion habitat which has a viewing tunnel underneath it and a lion themed gift shop.  Other attractions include CBS Television City Research Center and CSI: The Experience. The Grand Pool complex is a 27,000 sq. ft., 6.6-acres, with four outdoor pools (heated), 3 hot tubs, five bars, 30 cabanas and an 8,000 ft long lazy river pool.  Spa at MGM Grand is 29,000 sq ft, with over 20 treatment rooms.

Signature at MGM Grand (2006) includes three identical 38-story towers consisting of 576 units each, with 1728 total.  Guests have access to all of the best amenities at MGM Grand including the Spa at MGM Grand, MGM Grand’s Studio Walk,  the casino, and the 27,000 sq ft Grand Pool Complex, which is 6.6-acre with four pools and an 8,000 ft long lazy river.  Heated outdoor pools and cabanas are located right at this hotel.

Planet Hollywood (2007), formerly the Aladdin, has 2,567 rooms and 100,000 sq. ft. casino.  More than 150 shops and restaurants are located at the Miracle Mile Shops.  Amenities include two 4,500 sq ft outdoor heated pools on the sixth floor, 2 hot tubs and 32 cabanas.  Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara is a 32,000 sq ft spa.  Feel like a star in the midst of Hollywood, and did I mention the location?  Located beside the new Planet Hollywood Towers, Cesars Palace, the Bellagio and everything else the strip has to offer.

Mirage (1989) is a 3,044 room hotel and casino resort with 100,000 sq. ft. of gaming space.   Shows include LOVE, from Cirque du Soleil with songs from the Beatles and Terry Fator.  Fantastic attraction options are available at the Mirage as well, the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, Mirage volcano, the Aquarium and the Atrium (see above).  Two heated outdoor pools, two hot tubs and cabanas are some of the amenities at this tropical get away.   VIP poolside seating is available Friday through Sunday for $50 to reserve a chair.  Rafts can be rented for $15 per day.

Off The Strip

Palms (2001) offers 703 rooms and a 95,000 sq. ft. casino with 2,200 slot machines, 3 pools and 27 cabanas make up the pool area, and the 20,000-square-foot Spa at the Palms make up this 4.5 Star hotel.

Palms Place (2008) is a 58-story hotel that provide 599 suites, the Drift Spa and easy access to the amenities at the neighboring Palms Casino Resort.  The pool enclave is quite impressive at 2,600 square feet, six stories above ground, providing a modern, Zen relaxing atmosphere.  Very nice, much more laid back than the Palms.

Red Rock (2006) has 816 rooms and a 87,000 sq. ft. casino with 60 gaming tables, 2,700 slot and video poker machines, a 15-table poker room and a 600-seat bingo room, all on 70 acres.  See Dr. Zhivegas in Rocks Lounge, catch a movie at the 16-screen movie theater, and you can make a few strike at the 72-lane Red Rock Lanes bowling center. Great pool scene on 3 acres, with one main pool and eight smaller pools.  19 Cabanas are available for rental.  An interactive fountain, wading pools, private pool areas and a beach make your pool experience even better. I highly reccomend coming here to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, especially for those who love the great outdoors. Go for a hike to reunite with nature.

4 Star

On The Strip

Luxor (1993) has 4,408 rooms and a 120,000 sq. ft. casino.  Stay in this 30-story black glass pyramid, which is known for the world’s strongest beam of light into the sky.  A few popular entertainment options are at the Luxor, CRISS ANGEL Believe, Carrot Top, Menopause the Musical and Fantasy, as well as two educational, yet interesting attractions that are worth seeing, Bodies…The Exhibition and Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.  Vegas is known for their huge, out of the ordinary hotel pools and this pool is no exception.  A five-acre pool area has four pools and 4 jacuzzis.  Rafts and cabanas can be rented for an additional charge. Other convenieces are the Nurture Spa and Salon, great places to shop at The Luxor Galleria and Mandalay Place.

Grab your eye patch and sword to set sail to Treasure Island (1993), but don’t expect a totally kid frienly environment, the TI is great for all ages.  Get it all with 2,885 rooms, including 220 suites, Oleksandra Spa & Salon, many great shops and restaurants and a 95,000 sq. ft. casino with 2,158 Slot and Video Poker Machines.  Be sure to catch a performance of Cirque du Soleil’s Mystère.  For those who are staying here and those who aren’t you have to see the Sirens of TI, a free pirate themed show.  The heated outdoor pool offers 18 cabanas that are available for rental, and the 50-seat Jacuzzi is nothing to stare at, it’s a place to party, move around, and get a drink at the bar.

One of my favorite hotels on the strip is the New York-New York (1997) because it brings the Big Apple’s design to Vegas.  Enjoy the New York City glitz at this hotel by admiring the facade which is a similiar recreation of the New York skyline complete with the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.  Inside you will find the Central Park-themed casino and a bar in the middle of Times Square. Stay at one of 2,024 rooms and enjoy the 84,000 sq ft of gaming space.  The Cirque du Soleil show, Zumanity, The Spa, and The Roller Coaster at New York-New York (formerly called The Manhattan Express) make up a few of this hotels attractions.  One outdoor heated pool with capacity for 840 people, 3 jacuzzis, 6 cabanas and rafts are available for rent.

Planet Hollywood Towers (2009) offers a slick, new design.  Just wait until you see this 52-story high masterpiece.  Connected to Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino and the Miracle Mile Shop, right in the center of the action.  With 1,200 rooms, easy access to the  100,000 sq ft casino at the Planet Hollywood Resort Casino and a nice tropical pool complete with a sandy beach and 32 cabanas.  Expect modern at it’s best.

Off The Strip

Hard Rock cafe fans and rock lovers, practically everybody loves the world’s first “rock ‘n’ roll hotel and casino- Hard Rock Hotel (1995), it “rocks”!  The new HRH Towers have brought the total number of rooms up to 1,500 and enjoy the 30,000 sq. ft. casino, all on 16.7 acres.  The location isn’t on the strip, but is close.  Relax in the Reliquary Spa in the HRH Towers.  Pick up a few souvenirs in the World’s Largest Hard Rock Store.  The pool area is great, a 4.7-acre area that has two main heated, outdoor pools.  Four jacuzzis, 40 Tahitian-style private cabanas can be rented for $250 and up, and rafts can be rented for $10 a day.

Rio (1990) has 2,563 rooms and a 120,000 sq. ft. casino with 1,621 slot machines.  Escape from it all at the Rio Spa.  Every Vegas tourist should watch the Show in The Sky, a free show with singing, dancing, and wild and crazy costumes all with a pop, Latin and burlesque theme, 3 different productions can be seen in 1 night.  Four pools, one of which has a sand bottom, rental cabanas and rafts, and five jacuzzis are offered to give you a great aquatic experience.  Located right off of the strip, but the attractions at Caesars Palace, the Bellagio, Paris Las Vegas, and other attractions in the heart of the strip are within walking distance.

Las Vegas Hilton (1969) has 3,000 rooms and a 100,000 sq. ft. casino it’s the largest Hilton Hotel in the world on 64 acres.  This hotel is located off the strip, but can be easily accessed by the monorail.  This hotel is easily within walking distance to the attractions at the Stratosphere, Circus Circus, and the Sahara.  On the third floor you will find the pool deck, with 1 heated outdoor pool, 19 cabanas and rental rafts, six tennis courts and a jacuzzi.  The Spa, and a facility with Nautilus and Universal weights, LifeCycles, steamrooms, saunas, indoor spas, massage rooms and tanning beds.


Not only is the Golden Nugget (1946) in downtown Las Vegas home to the world’s largest golden nugget, the Hand of Faith, which weighs 61 pounds, 11 ounces and can be seen along with another nugget weighing 13 pounds, both of which can be viewed for free, the largest casino in the downtown area, and 2,425 rooms, 171 suites and 9 penthouses, but it is also home to The Tank.  The Tank is a $30 million complex that features a 3-story waterslide going through a 200,000 gallon shark habitat!  Rent one of the 7 cabanas.  You don’t have to stay at the Golden Nugget to access the pool, we stayed on the strip and took a taxi over to the downtown area for the day to experience this thrilling attraction and stayed until dark to see the unbeliveable Freemont Street Experience, a free, four block, 1,500 feet in length screen located above a street right outside the Golden Nugget.  A 38,000 sq. ft. casino with 1,200 slot and video poker machines and 50 table games.  Relax at The Spa at the Golden Nugget.

3 1/2  Star

On The Strip

Harrah’s (1973) offers 2,526 rooms and suites with a 86,664 sq ft casino. The hotel consists of several towers, the tallest of which has 35 stories.  Entertainment options include Rita Rudner, Improv Comedy Club, the Mac King Comedy Magic Show, and Legends in Concert.  Soak up the sun in the outdoor, olympic-sized pool.  Bimini lounge chairs are available for rental at $40 for the full day and $20 for half day, cabanas, and raft rental at $30 per day.  Get a Message at The Spa, relax at the salon, and wok out out in the state-of-the-art health club. Great location, right in the center of the action.

2,814 extra large rooms, two shows, Jubileee! and The Price is Right – Live, the Jubilee!, All Access Backstage Walking Tour and a 67,000 sq. ft. casino are just a few of the amenities that you will find at Bally’s (1973). Find resonable prices and a great representation of the classic Vegas that we all love.  The location couln’t be any better, right in the heart of the strip.  Don’t expect the newest pool in town, but you can expect one of the deepest, at up to 12 feet.  This pool remains beautiful with blue tiles and lush tropical landscaping.  Rent a canana for $150-$275 a day and pool toys for $10-$15 a day. Take it slow at The Spa at Bally’s.

The Flamingo (1946) has a 77,000 sq ft casino with 2,100 slot machines, along with 3,626 hotel rooms. It was the third resort to open on the strip, yet is the oldest resort on the strip still in operation today to date.  But this hotel is showing no signs of slowing down what so ever.   The Flamingo is a tropical paradise with Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, a lush pool with waterslides, European-style sunbathing, a shaded grotto with cabanas, and the Wildlife Habitat which is home to Chilean Flamingos (this is the Flamingo!).  You will also find some of the hottest entertainment options in Vegas, see Donnie and Marie, George Wallace, and Nathan Burton Comedy Magic performing live.  Stop by The Spa and the Alexandra Noel Salon.  Great location as well, next to Caesars Palace, the Bellagio, Paris Las Vegas and the Mirage.

Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino (1996) has 3,002 rooms and 256 suites and a large 90,000 sq. ft. casino.  The Spa at the Monte Carlo is 13,037 sq. ft. with 9 treatment rooms, a salon and a 2,784 sq. ft. gym.  Shop and get a bite to eat at The Street of Dreams.  Experience one of the best pools in Vegas, swim in the heated outdoor pool, float down the Easy River (a lazy river), catch a few waves at the wave pool, and kids will enjoy the kiddie pool.  Rent one of the eight cabanas or rafts and inner tubes for $12 a day.

Off The Strip

Go out west, but get a taste of New Orleans in the deep south at Orleans (1996) which has 1,885 rooms and you can get your chance at winning the big bucks at the huge, 135,000 square foot casino.  Mardi gras, Bourbon Street and the distinctive architecture of New Orleans come alive with bright colors and a “uniqueness” that is hard to find.  Catch a movie at the movie theaters and get a strike at the 70-lane bowling center.  An olyimpic-sized pool, a Jacuzzi and a wading pool make up the pool area.  3 cabanas, rafts and noodles are available for rental.  The Spa Orleans has 8 treatment rooms, a fitness center and a salon.

Take a trip to the country (3 miles south of the strip) to stay at a rustic lodge- the Silverton (1994), a 300 room and suite hotel casino with a 90,000 sq. ft. casino with over 2,000 slots.  While “in the wilderness” shop at the 165,000 sq. ft. Bass Pro Shops.  Attractions includes a 117,000 gallon salt water aquarium with mermaids shows, and over 5,000 exotic fish, sharks and stingrays, without paying an admission price, it’s completely free of charge. 6 cabanas and floats are available for rental at the pool area.  Trapezoidal-shaped pools are rare, but thats what you’ll find at the Silverton, along with a hexagon-shaped hot tub, providing a fresh contemporary fill in this rustic setting.

3 Star

On The Strip

Circus Circus (1968) with 3,774 rooms and a 107,500 sq. ft. casino.  3 star or not, the Circus Circus is well worth your money, great themeing, on-site attractions and near other popular attractions at the Stratosphere, Sahara Hotel, and Fashion Show Mall.  The Circus Circus has one of the best kid/teen friendly attractions in Vegas, the Adventuredome.  This pink colored, five-and-a-half-acre glass dome houses an indoor themepark with some of the best thrill rides in Vegas, as well as rides for the entire family.  Visitors to the Adventuredome, as well as hotel guests mustn’t miss out on catching a performance or two of the world’s largest permanent circus, which can be viewed free of charge every half-hour between 11 a.m. and midnight.  Swim in the three pools which have depths of up to 6 feet. Relax in the 3 hot tubs and cabanas.  20 retail outlets are located in the 40,000 sq. ft. shopping area.

One of the most unique hotels in Vegas is the Stratosphere (1996) which is home to the Stratosphere Tower, the tallest obervation tower in the U.S. at 1,149 ft., equivalent to about 110 stories tall. Four thrill rides are located on top of this tower, Big Shot, Insanity-The Ride, x Scream and the all new SkyJump Las Vegas which just opened in April of 2010.  Stay in one of 2,427 rooms and gamble the night away at the 80,000 sq. ft. casino.  While on top of this tower be sure to get a bite to eat at Top of the World, a rotating restaurant with impressive views of the city and the surrounding area, along with great food of course.  While the location isn’t on the strip, other attractions are within walking distance.  On the 8th floor of this hotel you will find a 68,000 sq. ft. pool area with a heated, outdoor 15,000 sq. ft. pool and a European sunbathing pool (21 and older) can be found on the 25th floor.  Cabanas and rafts can be rented.  Roni Josef Salon and Day Spa and a fitness center are other great adult options.  Nearly 50 shops and 15 retail carts are located at the Tower Shops at the Stratosphere.

Go back to medieval times to stay in this “castle” that’s just about fit for a king, the Excalibur  (1990) has 3,991 rooms and a 100,000 sq. ft. casino.  A few entertainment options are Tournament of Kings, The Thunder From Down Under, and Louie Anderson.  Experience a 3 or 4-D ride with your choice of Sponge Bob 4-D Motion Ride, The Ultimate Log Ride or Corkscrew Hill.  Go for a swim in the 4 pools, 1 of which is adults only, and one that is kid friendly with a waterslide.  Cabanas and rafts can be rented.  Feel like a king after getting “the royal treatment” at the 13,000 sq. ft. Royal Treatment Spa & Fitness Center.

Get a taste of the classic Vegas by staying at the Tropicana (1957), with 1,876 rooms and a 61,000 sq ft. casino.  The pool lives up to this hotels name, escape from it all in this lush, tropical setting that’s complete with palm trees, waterfalls, and lagoons on 5 acres.  You will find 3 hot tubs and 3 pools, one of which is adults-only.  An indoor pool is used for the winter.  Rent 1 of the 5 cabanas to get everything you have ever dreamed of and more.  The location is just as good as the pool, located ajacent to the MGM Grand, Excalibur, and near the New York-New York.

At over 55 years old, the Sahara (1952) is still going strong, with 1,720 rooms and suites and a casino covering 85,000 square feet, all siting on 55 acres.  This Moroccan palace is affordable yet offers an exciting theme and two of the best thrill rides in town, Speed – The Ride and Cyber Speedway.  The location is on the strip and has a monorail station.  Even though it is not in the heart of the strip, many popular attractions are within walking distance.  One 5,000 sq. ft. outdoor pool is located at this hotel.  Cabanas and rafts are available for rental.  Work out in the 24-hour fitness center and get the relaxation you’ve been dreaming of at the Destination Salon and Spa.  Stop by the NASCAR Cafe too get all of your American favorites.

Stay in the center of it all at at the Japanese themed Imperial Palace (1979), a 2,640 room hotel with a 75,000 sq ft casino.  Centrally located across from Caesars Palace, beside the Flamingo, and near the Mirage and Bellagio.  You will find 2 popular attractions, The Auto Collections and The King’s Ransom Museum.  The heated, outdoor, Imperial Palace Shangri-La Pool is spacious with lush surroundings, providing a refreshing place to swim in the pool or warm up in the hot tub.  Compared to other Vegas resorts, Cabanas can be rented at a resonable $60 for a full day or $35 for 3 hours and rafts can be rented for $5 a day.

South Point (2005) consists of a 25 story hotel tower, 2,163 rooms and a 80,000 sq. ft. casino with 2,400 slots, located on 60 acres.  Attractions include a 64-lane bowling center and the 16-screen Century Movie Theatere.  Swim in the 40,000 sq. ft. pool and the foot-deep tanning pool. Spa Costa Del Sur is also available.

The Riviera (1955) might be over 55 years old, but it is still one of the hottest joints in town, combining the old Vegas look you love, with a modern look that will “put you in the future.”  Containing 2,075 rooms and a 110,000 sq ft casino.  An outdoor, heated, 5-lap pool is one of the deepest in Vegas, up to 9 feet deep.  A spa is located at this hotel, called Achilles 24.

Where might you fing the world’s only Hooters Casino Hotel (2006)?  In Vegas, of course!  With 696 rooms, including 17 suites, a 30,000 square feet casino (smaller than most), and great restaurants, like Hooters, you’re sure to have a good time!  Swim in the 2 outdoor pools, 1,465 square feet and 2,320 square feet.  Warm up in the 12-person and 60-person hot tubs.

Off The Strip

Palace Station (1976) has 1,011 rooms and an 84,000 sq. ft. casino.  Swim in the 2 pools, with depths of up to 6 feet and the 2 jacuzzis.  Work out in the fitness center.

Gold Coast (1986) has 711 rooms, a large 120,000 sq. ft. casino and a a 70 lane bowling center.  A heated, outdoor, 46×20 pool is at the hotel.



Taylor Goldblatt

After years of research, travel, and dreams, I have created this website for people like you who want to experience the things that only America can offer. My passion is to explore and share America's greatest destinations and attractions. Follow me on Twitter @USCityTraveler for additional travel tips and ideas.

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