GUIDE: Best Hotels in Las Vegas 2021
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The Las Vegas skyline is one of the most memorable city skylines in the world, and it is made so much more special by the outlines of some of the best hotels in the world.
Penthouses, suites, villas and more, some of these hotel rooms cost thousands of dollars to stay in. So if you're heading to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker later this year, then be sure to check out some of the best hotels Las Vegas has to offer!
ARIA Resort and Casino
If you're a poker fan, then look no further than the ARIA Resort and Casino. Opened in December 2009, it is one of the strips most modern-looking hotels consisting of two 61-foot towers made up of stylish curved glass and a steel exterior. Built on the site of the old Boardwalk Hotel and Casino, the ARIA has 4,004 rooms including 568 Sky Suites. These Suites have a private entrance and elevator, and are one of only 46 resorts in the world to have the received prestigious AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star Award.
The resort features 150,000 square feet of gaming space with Table 1, formerly known as the 'Ivey Room' after poker legend Phil Ivey, is front and center in the ARIA poker room.
The ARIA is also one of Las Vegas' hottest destinations when it comes to poker, with the PokerGO Studio situated just a stone's throw away from the main casino entrance. This venue features some of the most cutting edge poker broadcasting equipment in the world, and regularly hosts major high roller tournaments such as the US Poker Open, Poker Masters and Super High Roller Bowl
- Isaac Haxton Wins Super High Roller Bowl (December 2018)
- Matthew Wantman Wins WPT ARIA Summer Championship (May 2019)
- Tom Marchese wins partypoker MILLIONS Las Vegas ARIA (July 2019)
- Sam Soverel Wins Poker Masters Main Event and Purple Jacket (November 2019)
- David Peters Wins Back-to-Back US Poker Open Championships (June 2021)
Bellagio, Las Vegas
Situated on the location of the legendary Dunes Hotel, the Bellagio has a reputation as one of the most luxurious venues in Las Vegas. Its iconic fountains, made famous by films such as Ocean's 11, span more than 1,000 feet with water soaring as high as 460 feet.
Inside the AAA Five Diamond Resort & Casino you will find plenty to keep you occupied. The Cirque du Soleil show 'O' is based in the hotel's theatre, with the beautiful Conservatory & Gardens an attraction in their own right.
The Bellagio all play host to one of the most famous poker matches of all time, with Andy Beal taking on 'The Corporation' in an eye-watering high stakes cash game chronicled in The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King: Inside the Richest Poker Game of All Time.
Bobby's Room, now known as the Legend's Room, has become synonymous with high-stakes poker for years. The venue also hosted the World Poker Tour Five Diamond World Poker Classic, with former Director of Tournament Operations Jack McClelland inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.
"Did Caesar live here?"
Caesars Palace will forever by immortalized by that line from The Hangover. With a 20-foot statue of Augustus Caesar near the entrance, it is located right at the center of the Las Vegas Strip, and is one of its most recognizable properties.
Whether it's shopping at the Forum, or visiting the on-site theatre aptly called 'The Colosseum' there's something for everyone. Patrons can check out the adults-only variety show 'Absinthe' or visit the 4,500-square-foot 24-hour poker room.
During the second half of 2021, Caesars Palace will be undergoing a multi-million-dollar renovation of its main entrance, with two redesigned gaming areas, a renovated table games area and a new lobby bar
Resorts World Las Vegas
The newest resort on the Las Vegas Strip, Resorts World cost a staggering $4.3 billion to build, and was opened in June 2021.
The resort houses three Hilton hotels: Las Vegas Hilton, Conrad Las Vegas and Crockfords Las Vegas, with a a grand total of 3,500 rooms.
There is also 117,000 square feet of gaming space and 100,000 square foot entertainment complex.
Wynn Las Vegas
Located slightly north of the other casinos featured on this list, the Wynn is the place to go to get away from the hustle and bustle of the center of the Las Vegas Strip whilst enjoying the amenities that come with a huge hotel and casino resort.
Whether you're enjoying The Spa at Wynn or The Shops at Wynn, you can find somewhere to relax and unwind. The circus spectacular of Reve at the on-site theatre must not be missed!
The Venetian Resort
Ever wanted to see the sites of Venice? Well why not check out The Venetian Resort, featuring gondoliers, painted clouds and 4,000 suites.
Located right next to its sister property The Palazzo, the complex also houses the Sands Expo Center and Grand Canal Shoppes.
Its sister casino, The Venetian Macao, is the largest in the world.
What is the largest hotel in Las Vegas?
The largest hotel in Las Vegas is the MGM Grand with 5,044 rooms.
Are Las Vegas hotels expensive?
According to Statista.com, the average hotel room price in Las Vegas was $120 in 2020.
Which Las Vegas hotel has the best spa?
Travellers have a huge choice of hotel spas in Las Vegas. We recommend the Vdara Hotel & Spa located at ARIA Las Vegas as one of the best spas in Las Vegas. Alternatives include The Spa at Wynn and Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars.
Which Las Vegas hotel has the best shows?
There's something for everyone in Las Vegas when it comes to shows. We recommend “O” by Cirque du Soleil that has been permanent residence at the Bellagio since October 1998. Be sure to also check out Absinthe at Caesars Palace
What Las Vegas hotel has no resort fee?
According to LasVegasJaunt.com, there are 15 hotels that do not charge resort fees: Casino Royale Best Western Plus, Desert Rose Resort, Four Queens, Lucky club, Marriott Las Vegas, Marriott Grand Chateau, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, Red Roof Inn, Royal Resort, Travelodge Center Strip, WorldMark Las Vegas Blvd, WorldMark Tropicana, Wyndham Desert Blue, Wyndham Grand Desert