10 Best Downtown Reno Hotels and Inns for Gaming (or Not)

These 10Best hotels are located right in the heart of downtown Reno and are close to the gaming, restaurants, the Arts District and the Truckee River. Most of these hotels are also casino resorts, but a few new hotels are non-gaming alternatives. These include the Whitney Peak and the new Siena Hotel and Spa. The Whitney Peak has become famous for its outdoor climbing wall – the tallest in the world.

However, if you want all amenities in one place, the Big Three of the Eldorado, Silver Legacy and Circus Circus have great restaurants, hotel spas and pools, casinos and bars and special events. Hotels like the Peppermill and the Atlantis are closer to the Reno-Tahoe Airport and the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, but are still only 10 minutes from downtown. All the hotel rooms have great views of the surrounding mountains as well as downtown and the rest of the city.

All these hotels are close to the downtown special events, bars and restaurants, winter skating rink and the summer events of Artown. Many hotels also offer special events and room packages. Most of these hotels also offer airport shuttles and access to buses that visit all of Reno and the Lake Tahoe area.

The Sands Regency Casino Hotel in Downtown Reno is a fun locals casino with some great restaurants and the best Bingo games in town. The 800 guest rooms and 700 non-smoking rooms have 24-hour room service and access to Downtown Reno's largest...  Read More

The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino is situated a few miles north of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and about five minutes from the downtown Reno scene. All guest rooms and suites at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino are equipped with...  Read More

Located right next to the Reno-Sparks Conference Center, the AAA Four Diamond Awarded Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is a convenient and luxurious hotel and casino just south of Downtown Reno. The highrise hotel and casino has a tropical decor and...  Read More

The Circus Circus Hotel and Casino is located right in downtown Reno and is close to the Truckee River and the Reno-Tahoe International. This establishment offers rooms provided with modern amenities and luxurious furnishings. The Circus Circus...  Read More


The newly renovated and smoke-free Siena Hotel, Spa & Casino is located right on the Truckee River and right in the middle of downtown Reno. The resort expounds on its health club, a spa tub, a fitness facility, and a seasonal outdoor pool....  Read More

One of the original hotel casinos in the area, Harrah's is close to it all. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is situated 3.9 kilometers from the Harrah's Reno. Some of the nearby attractions are the National Bowling Stadium, National...  Read More

The Silver Legacy Resort and Casino is one of the Big Three located in downtown Reno. Using the skywalk, guests of the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino have access to several different casinos, a multitude of nightlife establishments and over 20...  Read More

The Eldorado Hotel Casino is one of the top hotel casinos in downtown Reno. It is centrally located to the Truckee River, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and other casinos. The Eldorado Hotel Casino has over 800 contemporary guest rooms and...  Read More

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

This resort hotel is one of the largest in the area and has undergone a fantastic renovation in the past few years. It is located closer to South Reno than downtown and is close to the city's convention center. The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino...  Read More

The Whitney Peak Hotel in downtown Reno is one of the first hotels in the area to not feature any casino gaming. What this stylish and hip does offer are cool rooms that overlook downtown, a restaurant serving organic, seasonal food, a lively...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors...  More About Christina

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