Hotels in Nevada
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.
LEED-certified all-suite property with over-the-top room décor (multiple flat-screen TV’s, sunken living rooms, and mini-bars stocked with everything from champagne to La Belge Chocolatier desserts).
Forget that it was once considered a destination wedding location for members of some polygamist sects in Utah; visit the hotel for its high mineral-content waters, which fill in-room spa tubs as well as the springs around the property.
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.
This Cote d’Azur-themed pool bridges the gap between spa-quiet and dance party, which is nice for adults who want a little grown-up mingling but not a full-fledged, daytime EDM scene.
Eight distinctively different pools make up this massive complex which, true to its oversized Roman theme, is filled with classical landscaping, Roman statues, an 18-foot waterfall and, of course, go-go dancers.
White wicker, wood, and gorgeous red drapery surround the three-tiered pleasure complex that is Encore Beach Club.
One of the best escapes in Las Vegas—even for those who aren’t staying in the Mandarin Oriental— is on this hotel’s 8th floor.
The largest of Cosmopolitan’s three pool areas, the multi-level Boulevard Pool has an unobstructed view of the Strip, four stories below.
MGM’s 51 luxury, two-level Skylofts—29 floors over the Strip—have a private entrance, their own gallery foyers, sweeping staircases, butler pantries, and billiard rooms.
For those who love to be sequestered—and pampered as formally as possible – the 392-room Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is a beautiful ode to elegant Asian touches (designed by Adam Tihany) and solemnly perfect service – even the valets hand you your ticket with both hands and a slight bow.
Once the Barbary Coast, and Bill’s Gamblin’ Saloon, it was always a mystery why this prime piece of real estate facing the Bellagio fountains stayed so seedy so long.
While Aria’s main hotel is massive—4,572 rooms and suites—its very separate Sky Suites, with their separate indoor and outdoor entrances to the hotel and casino, are the best way to have an exclusive experience and also steps-away access to Aria’s many attractions, including restaurants like Bar
Right off the casino floor in 4,000-plus-room Caesars Palace, star chef Nobu Matsuhisa opened his first hotel within what was the old Centurion Tower. His own restaurant anchors the sanctuary, created by natural materials like walls of mixed wood tiles.