Located away from the Strip in the western part of Las Vegas, the Red Rock Resort offers families an alternative to the busy Strip. This resort offers both a casino and nearby activities you can do with the kids, like hiking or biking in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area or exploring nearby parks. The hotel also has movie theaters, a bowling alley and a pool. Standard rooms sleep four and suites are available. A surplus of nearby restaurants gives families plenty of options for pizza and burgers, and the Feast Buffet gives an on-site dining option that offers unlimited amounts of everything from sushi to dessert. The new Downtown Summerlin mixed-use complex is right next door, and offers a large shopping mall, a plush movie theater and several restaurants.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: The well-appointed rooms at Red Rock gives guests an up-scale experience off the Strip.
The Palms Casino Resort has been a trend-setter since it opened and a property-wide renovation in 2018 gave it a fresh, stylish new look. Just a short drive west of the Strip, Palms offers three towers, each with its own distinctive style. The Fantasy Tower is full of imaginatively decorated suites, while Palms Place is a more serene experience and the Ivory Tower sets new standards for hipness. The line-up of notable new restaurants at the Palms includes the exclusive Scotch 80 Prime steakhouse, a buzz-worthy buffet and Mabel's BBQ. The nightlife scene has also had a complete refresh here, with Apex Social Club on the 55th floor and Unknown, the casino bar with an art piece created from a shark cut into three pieces. For couples, the Palms' Drift Spa includes the sexy co-ed Hammam for some special time alone.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: The recently renovated Palms offers guests a stylish off-Strip option that's full of art, restaurants and nightlife.
The MGM Grand is impressively large, but that's not the reason it's one of the top hotels in Las Vegas. The hotel's well-appointed and stylish rooms range from a standard size accommodations (one king or two queens) to suites and penthouses. All rooms have been designed for both comfort and style, from pillow-top mattresses to the Carrera marble in the bathroom. The MGM offers even more choices beyond standard rooms with two boutique hotels in the hotel. The Skylofts are an all-suites hotel located on the upper floors of the MGM. For a truly opulent stay, check into the villas at the ulta-exclusive, The Mansion, originally open to guests only by invitation. The MGM's size means there are numerous options for restaurants and bars onsite, plus a large casino, and an expansive pool complex that includes a popular pool club.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: The large variety of room styles gives guests several upscale choices for their accommodations.
The Delano is attached to Mandalay Bay, but the differences between the two hotels are evident from the moment you check in. The Delano was formerly THEhotel, but renovations transformed the property from the lobby up. Rooms are a fresh, light color palette, and are large and comfortable. All rooms are suites, and guests will find plenty of space, including a desk area that's great for business travelers. Furnishings, linens, and bathrooms are uniformly upscale, and the floor-to-ceiling windows offer panoramic views. Larger suites include a two-bedroom and a penthouse. If the calm, quiet ambiance at Delano seems unusual for a stay in Vegas, just take a short walk to enter Mandalay Bay to explore the multitude of restaurants and the casino.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: Beautiful design, great views, and roomy suites make Delano an excellent choice for discriminating travelers.
The Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas brings a refined, luxurious sensibility to the Strip. You won't find a casino here, but you will find exceptional customer service and world-class accommodations. The peaceful design creates a serene ambiance throughout the hotel. Rooms feature a calming neutral color scheme and extras like large soaking tubs. Some guest rooms have a glass-walled bathroom, an elegant feature--although slightly less private than some may prefer. This hotel was recently re-branded from the Mandarin Oriental to the Waldorf Astoria, and the dedication to superior service has continued with the new ownership, from the guest rooms to the on-site amenities.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: This world-class hotel offers guests a serene, spa-like environment that's second to none for quality.
The private entrance to the Four Seasons Las Vegas is sheltered from the Strip, which gives the hotel an exclusive, hidden feeling. The rooms are located on the upper floors of Mandalay Bay, in a "hotel within a hotel" design. Plush elegance is the standard for the rooms, with distinctive interior design, first-class amenities, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests have access to all of Mandalay Bay's features, like the casino, the pool, and the shops and restaurants. The Four Seasons also has its own restaurants, spa, and fitness center. The roomy accommodations and the hotel's slightly off-Strip feeling make it popular for families and anyone who wants to have a quieter stay in Las Vegas.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: This private, exclusive hotel gives guests the very best in location, service, and resort features.
While the Palazzo's elegant style takes inspiration from a prior age, the hotel's rooms have all the modern features you can think of. Spacious suites include a plush sitting area, a desk area, and large bathroom with a Roman tub. The suites feature upscale amenities throughout, from Egyptian cotton linens to the varieties of pillows. The combined areas of The Palazzo and its sister property, The Venetian, make the entire complex one of the largest hotels in the world. Guests have plentiful shopping options and an array of restaurants and clubs to choose from. One of Strip's larger convention centers is also located on the grounds.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: Elegant and full of amenities, The Palazzo is designed to accommodate the most discerning guests.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is the Strip's youngest hotel, but in the short time it's been around it's gained plenty of well-deserved attention. You'll find a sophisticated, hip style throughout the hotel--from the restaurants to the entertainment--and the rooms have a unique feature for Las Vegas: terraces. Several types of guest rooms are available, many of them suite-style room with kitchenettes as well as a terrace to take in an incredible view of the Strip. The beautifully decorated, well-appointed rooms are modern with great design features. The Cosmopolitan's location is ideal, situated right in the heart of the Strip. If you're planning to stay here, check ahead to see what concerts and acts are playing--it's well-known as a venue for the biggest names in music. frequently play at one of the hotel's venues. For the property's opening, Coldplay performed.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: This swanky hotel casino offers guests luxury and an unheard of feature for Las Vegas--terraces.
The Bellagio's fountains are its signature feature, but the hotel's rooms and suites are the true attraction for travelers. The hotel was remodeled in 2015, infusing its rooms with a fresher, brighter color palette and a technology update. In addition to the usual upscale amenities you'd expect at a hotel like Bellagio, you'll also find organic carpet and furnishings made from Eucalyptus, known for its sustainability. Bellagio was a ground-breaking hotel when it opened, and today enjoys status as a current Vegas classic. On-site extras include shopping, wonderful restaurants, shows, and popular nightclubs. Italy's Lake Como inspired the resort, and to good effect-- Bellagio is one of the Strip's most photogenic hotels.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: The Bellagio's beautiful and classic design is among the best of Las Vegas' hotels.
Wynn raised Las Vegas standards for luxury when it opened, earning several awards and accolades. Spacious, light-filled rooms have a crisp, classic design. From standard rooms up to the largest suites, the floor-to-ceiling windows give guests incredible views of the Strip and the Las Vegas valley. If you're looking for a more exclusive experience, guests staying in the Tower Suites enjoy a private entrance, a concierge, turn-down service, twice-daily housekeeping, and no resort fees. Onsite amenities include several restaurants, a spa, the casino, and entertainment. The Wynn was built on the site of the former Desert Inn Hotel, one of the Strip's well-known resorts in its early days. Much of the mature landscaping and golf course was salvaged from the old D.I., giving the Wynn an oasis-like look and feel.
Recommended for Best Hotels because: Wynn raised the standards for first-class hotels in Las Vegas, and continues to set the bar high.