Hotels in Las Vegas
The Venetian, on the Las Vegas Strip, isn’t the only place where Italy is re-created in Nevada’s Mojave Desert. Consider Ravella, a sprawling, 349-room resort on the shores of Lake Las Vegas, just 17 miles east of Sin City.
With its central location on the Strip and its effortless synthesis of boutique coziness with sprawling amenities, Paris is the go-to spot for travelers in Vegas who are looking for a little elegance.
In a town where "classic" is a euphemism for "marked for implosion," Flamingo Las Vegas, which was originally owned by Bugsy Siegel in 1946, has exuberantly remade itself and become the hippest hotel on the Strip.
The most painstakingly detailed of the themed casino resorts, the Venetian is a condensed version of its namesake city and features some of the largest suites on the Strip, averaging 700 square feet with sunken living rooms and marble baths.
Palms Place, part of the Palms Hotel & Casino complex in Las Vegas, is an exclusive tower of luxury studio apartments and penthouses completed by architect Jon Jerde in 2008.
At the 1,495-room condominium hotel, designed by Rafael Viñoly, there is a ground-floor restaurant called Silk Road, a new venue for chef Martin Heierling, who is known for his imaginative Pan-Asian cuisine.
Opened in 1966, Caesars was Las Vegas's first foray into over-the-top themed opulence, and the classic bubbling fountains, trompe l'oeil ceilings, and Roman statuary live on in this ever-expanding empire.
The MGM Grand, with its commanding location on the Vegas Strip marked by a 100,000-lb bronze lion statue, is a Las Vegas experience in itself.
Opened in 1993 as a family-focused, pirate-themed resort, Treasure Island traded in its skull-and-crossbones designs for more a contemporary, adult-friendly look in 2003.
If you want to immerse yourself in the glitz and glam of Las Vegas, the Palms Hotel is where you want to be.
It’s rare to find a culture-minded hotel in Las Vegas—especially smack-dab in the heart of the Strip.
While this casino offers plenty for gamblers—it houses 1,723 slot machines, 39 table games, and live poker—it’s also home to the Desperado, one of the tallest and fastest roller coasters in the world, as well as a log flume ride that runs through the main casino floor.
Formerly Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas
Just five minutes from the Strip, the Palms Casino Resort is a popular destination for young visitors as well as celebrities.
Mid-Strip extravaganza with a palatial 65,000-square-foot spa, 14 restaurants, botanical gardens, and dancing fountains.