Hotels

Checking in on pet-friendly Vegas

Is Sin City going to the dogs? Las Vegas isn’t just a paradise for people anymore. It’s becoming a blissful retreat for four-legged creatures. Numerous hotels (including several on the Strip) offer accommodations for travelers who have their pets in tow. It’s not at all uncommon these days to see…

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…

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…

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…

10 of the most awesome hotel pools in Vegas

Looking for the largest, weirdest and most elegant hotel pools in Las Vegas? Even when summer is at its hottest (note: the mercury regularly rises above 110 degrees), visitors know they’ll find a great spot to cool off in. Not only do the swimming pools in this city have things…

Las Vegas strikes it big with bowling

Las Vegas is in the zone – bowling-wise, that is – thanks to a new agreement signed by the United States Bowling Congress with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority as well as a huge investment by the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa to build a world-class bowling…

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…

Kiss the Blarney Stone and get lucky at the D

In Vegas, once a hotel/casino is gone, it’s typically forgotten. So if I were to tell you that you can experience a piece of Fitzgeralds this St. Patrick’s Day, you’d probably say, “Fitzgeralds? What’s that?” So here’s a wee history lesson: Fitzgeralds, or the Fitz as abbreviation-enthusiasts like to call…

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…

A new megaresort by Genting Group takes shape in Las Vegas

Things are looking a lot brighter for the northern end of the Las Vegas Strip. Genting Group, a multinational corporation, has acquired the 87-acre parcel where the unfinished Echelon sits. Today plans were unveiled for the development of Resorts World Las Vegas. It will be Genting Group’s first resort in…

SLS Las Vegas takes a big step with groundbreaking

By fall 2014, there will be 1,620 more hotel rooms for travelers visiting Las Vegas – as well as a Fred Segal-branded retail experience. Construction of the SLS Las Vegas, which is part of the exclusive SLS Hotels brand by sbe, is beginning today at the southeast corner of Las…