Posts tagged as: Hotels

Step it up and Scale the Strat (all 108 floors) in Vegas

Step it up and Scale the Strat (all 108 floors) in Vegas

There are mountain climbers. There are social climbers. And then there are Scale the Strat stair climbers — those who willingly climb to the top of the iconic Stratosphere Tower. Yes, that Stratosphere Tower, the tallest building in Las Vegas and the highest observation tower west of the Mississippi River at 1,149 feet, 108 floors and [...]

10 truly unique things about the soon-to-open Downtown Grand

10 truly unique things about the soon-to-open Downtown Grand

The downtown Las Vegas landscape continues to evolve, with a growing number of developments bringing excitement and economic energy to the area. Noteworthy among these is the Downtown Grand, which is scheduled to debut before the end of 2013 (at this time the opening is being targeted for October). Located at Stewart and Ogden avenues, [...]

10 great suites in Vegas that you can actually book

10 great suites in Vegas that you can actually book

Las Vegas is known for its fantastic, over-the-top suites. Of course, many of these are reserved solely for high rollers and VIP guests. So we’ve gone in search of some suites in Sin City that an average visitor can book. Interested in pampering yourself with decadent accommodations? Desire a romantic retreat to celebrate a marriage [...]

A deep-rooted Vegas hotel/casino gets a new name and fresh outlook

A deep-rooted Vegas hotel/casino gets a new name and fresh outlook

A new era begins today (July 1, 2013) for Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino – formerly known as Terrible’s Hotel & Casino. In addition to changing its name, Affinity Gaming has been reinvigorating the longstanding property with a multimillion-dollar renovation. “The reaction has been all positive. Everyone loves the energy that we’re bringing into the [...]

Hot diggity dog! It’s a hot dog eating contest in Vegas

Hot diggity dog! It’s a hot dog eating contest in Vegas

The region’s finest competitive eaters will hustle their buns to stuff their faces with weenies during the 16th annual qualifying hot dog eating contest on Saturday, April 20 at New York-New York’s Brooklyn Bridge in Las Vegas. He or she who best stomachs the competition will not only be crowned the Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champion [...]

The Gold Coast unveils refreshed rooms

The Gold Coast unveils refreshed rooms

The 712-room Gold Coast is proud to be offering accommodations to its guests that now feature a contemporary new look as well as an array of current technologies. The long-established hotel and casino, located just minutes west of the Las Vegas Strip on Flamingo Road, is putting the final touches on a comprehensive room renovation [...]

Gansevoort Las Vegas to replace Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon

Gansevoort Las Vegas to replace Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon

All the cherries have lined up for Caesars Entertainment in what is sure to be a jackpot of an alliance. Today the hospitality and gaming giant announced it will partner with Gansevoort Hotel Group and nightlife guru Victor Drai to reinvent Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, which was shuttered for remodeling on Feb. 4, 2013. [...]

Building on a solid foundation: Fifth Street Gaming has big things in store for downtown Las Vegas

Building on a solid foundation: Fifth Street Gaming has big things in store for downtown Las Vegas

The last few months have been good ones for new hotel development in Las Vegas, with major projects – like Resorts World Las Vegas and SLS Las Vegas – being announced or breaking ground on the Strip. Late in 2012, work began on the former Lady Luck, located at Stewart and Ogden avenues in downtown [...]

Kiss the Blarney Stone and get lucky at the D

Kiss the Blarney Stone and get lucky at the D

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the former Fitz’ blarney stone is back to share the love as a permanent beacon for luck-inspired kissing and rubbing at Vue Bar on the D’s second-floor.

Bellagio brings suite dreams to life

Bellagio brings suite dreams to life

The elegance and charm of the Fountains of Bellagio don’t end at the shoreline of the property’s man-made lake – they extend 33 stories up in the air to the recently redesigned accommodations in the Spa Tower, where a $40 million renovation project wrapped up last week. “The completion of the Spa Tower remodel marks [...]

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