Category archives for: Hotels

Beat the heat this summer at Las Vegas’ hotel pools

Beat the heat this summer at Las Vegas’ hotel pools

With summer rearing its scorching head on Las Vegas, now is the perfect time to tell you about all the amazing hotel pools you’ll be able to cool off in during your visit. Almost every resort on the Strip, as well as a handful of the properties in downtown, boast pools for their guests. Unlike [...]

MGM Resorts unveils ‘The Park’ concept in Las Vegas

MGM Resorts unveils ‘The Park’ concept in Las Vegas

The space between New York-New York and Monte Carlo has mostly been used by motorized vehicles that are either making deliveries or passing from the front of these resorts to their parking facilities. Today MGM Resorts International announced a detailed plan to transform it. Called simply “The Park,” this 8-acre space will become a vibrant [...]

15 of Las Vegas’ most distinctive hotel lobbies

15 of Las Vegas’ most distinctive hotel lobbies

Everyone knows how important making a fabulous first impression is. And nowhere does this adage hold truer than at a hotel. Since the lobby is what you see upon arrival, it has to be memorable. Not only does a lobby provide you with your first (and last) impression of a property, but it also sets [...]

Station Casinos plans to build Las Vegas’ newest restaurant row

Station Casinos plans to build Las Vegas’ newest restaurant row

Visitors to Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, located in the northwest corner of Las Vegas near breathtaking Red Rock Canyon, can look forward to several new dining experiences and other enhancements later in 2014. Station Casinos has announced a $35 million plan that involves renovations both inside and outside the resort. This includes the [...]

SLS Las Vegas now accepting reservations

SLS Las Vegas now accepting reservations

Today is THE day. SBE has announced their newest hotel property, SLS Las Vegas, is accepting reservations for stays beginning on Aug. 25, 2014. If you want to be among the first to explore and adore its multifaceted amenities, then book soon. You can welcome back a vintage Vegas property that’s got a new lease [...]

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

It’s been less than a year since MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza that involves remodeling the Las Vegas Strip-facing exteriors of New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. The company began construction on this pedestrian-oriented district in April 2013. It will eventually wind between [...]

Seven of Vegas’ pool clubs are ready to spring into March

Seven of Vegas’ pool clubs are ready to spring into March

Here we go again…the nicest thing about the end of winter in Vegas is the arrival of pool party season. Many of the resorts on the Strip house dayclubs that open when the temperatures begin to rise. That means lots of good times – drinking, tanning, cavorting and chilling out to the beat of DJ-spun [...]

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

Okay, we admit it. When compared to cities like New York or Chicago, Las Vegas isn’t that old – and, unfortunately, our hotels of yesteryear are more likely to be imploded than restored. However, if you want to get a glimpse of Sin City before it became the high-tech wonder it is today, there are [...]

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

If you’re planning a Vegas vacation in 2014, you might want to concentrate on Labor Day weekend because that’s when SLS Las Vegas is opening its doors. After months of speculation, yesterday Sam Nazarian announced in a special message that the resort will debut on the last weekend of summer (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1, [...]

Former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon gets new name: The Cromwell

Former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon gets new name: The Cromwell

It’s official. The Cromwell is the new name of the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, which sits on the northeast corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard. Owned by Caesars Entertainment and currently in the midst of a $185 million overhaul, the property described as a “lifestyle luxury boutique hotel” is slated to [...]

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