Planning a trip to the Vegas casino rooms, but confused about which hotels and casinos you should spend your time at? In our latest top 5 list, we take a look at the best land based casinos to bet at during your time in Vegas, from where to play at on a budget, all the way to the casinos built just for the high rollers.
The oldest casino on this list, Caesar’s Palace is a staple of the Strip, having opened in 1966. It is one of the most famous and prestigious hotel and casinos in the world. Caesar’s Palace is a triple A Four Diamond rated casino and hotel, which is themed after the Roman Empire and features a 20 foot statue of Julius Caesar at the entrance to kick the theme off. The hotel sports 3,976 rooms, the cheapest of which start between 190 and 563 dollars a night.
Visitors will find a large range of restaurants, retail spaces and most importantly, its 24 hour casino aimed at the high rollers. Players can take on blackjack, roulette, craps, baccarat, pai gow poker and, of course, the slots. Poker fans can even head over to the famous 24 hour poker room and take on some of the best players in the world any time of the day.
Opened in 1999, The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is a five diamond luxury hotel and casino, located on the Las Vegas Strip. Standing at 36 stories, this huge casino boasts 4,049 rooms, 3,068 suites and a casino which spans 11,000m2 . Making it the second largest hotel in the world. The whole resort is an old school casino, with great rooms, a world class casino, a shopping mall and fantastic restaurants. It’s no surprise then that this quality will cost you, with rooms ranging from $169 to $10,000 per night.
Opened in 2007, The Pallazo is located on the Vegas Strip and is connected to The Venetian. The Pallazo boasts the title of the largest hotel complex in the world, and is also the tallest building in Nevada. The hotel has been built to be a 5 diamond casino experience which is easier on the budget. The cheapest rooms range from $212 – $628 and are the biggest rooms in Las Vegas at 67 m2. The Pallazo shares its casino and other resort features, such as its pool, Grand Canal and shopping mall with the Venetian, so you get all the perks of the Venetian, for the lower price of the Pallazo.
For those looking for a more modern version of Vegas, away from the Italian Renaissance feel of the Venetian and Pallazo, The Cosmopolitan offers just that. Frequently lauded as one of the best hotels and casinos on the Vegas Strip, The Cosmpolitan opened in 2010 and offers a massive 10,000 m2 casino floor, 28,000 m2 of retail and restaurant space, as well as a huge 3,200 seat theatre. And if that doesn’t sell you on it, The Cosmopolitan is also very well known for its nightlife, packed nightclubs and an incredible bar that spans 3 floors and provides some incredible cocktails.
The Bellagio is synonymous with Vegas. Opened in 1998, this iconic casino and hotel boasts 4,000 different suites, a shopping mall, restaurants and theatres which host some of the greatest shows on the Strip. If you want some cheaper entertainment, then there’s always The Bellagio’s 8 acre lake and its world famous dancing water fountain. And completing the look is The Bellagio’s huge casino, which offers the ultimate classy casino experience. It is especially perfect for poker players, who can try out the Bellagio poker room with its high stakes games and high table limits. These rooms have hosted the World Poker Tour championships for many years. All this isn’t cheap, ranging from $160 to $300 a night for its cheapest rooms, but what you get is a world famous casino which has the reputation of being the best for a reason