Andrea Bennett
April 28, 2009

The Insider’s Guide to Las Vegas

Hotel: Flamingo Las Vegas

Suite: The Flamingo GO Metropolitan Suite.

Stats: Two bedrooms; 1,500 square feet; from $1,200.

Amenities: Four 42-inch flat-panel HDTV’s; marble baths; MP3 docking stations; wet bar.

T+L Tip: There are five kinds of GO rooms. Choose classic GO Metropolitan for views of the Strip from the 27th and 28th floors.

Hotel: The Venetian

Suite: Luxury Suite.

Stats: One bedroom; 650 square feet; from $169.

Amenities: Anichini Egyptian cotton linens; sleeper sofa for guests; fresh-cut flowers.

T+L Tip: Bypass the unrenovated Venezia tower, which opened in 2003, for the redone suites in the main tower.

Hotel: MGM Grand

Suite: The Signature at MGM Grand.

Stats: One bedroom; 950 square feet; from $310.

Amenities: Private entrance; full kitchen with Cuisinart, Miele, and Sub-Zero appliances; Egyptian cotton Anichini linens; HDTV.

T+L Tip: Opt for a one- bedroom suite over a junior suite; for around $110 more, you’ll get nearly twice the square footage.

Hotel: Palms casino resort

Suite: Salon suite in the Fantasy Tower.

Stats: One bedroom; 800 square feet; from $500, weeknights.

Amenities: Bose sound system; 42-inch plasma TV; 23-inch LCD in the bathroom; Jacuzzi.

T+L Tip: Ask for rooms 16202 or 17202; they offer the best views of the Strip.

Hotel: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Suite: Celebrity Suites.

Stats: One bedroom; 1,320 square feet; from $1,050.

Amenities: 42-inch plasma TV; Nintendo Wii Game System; Playstation 3; Xbox 360; wet bar; pool table.

T+L Tip: Suites have either pool or Strip views. Choose with care. On Sundays, the raucous Rehab pool party may not be what the doctor ordered.

The Insider’s Guide to Las Vegas

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