Enjoy Fabulous Casinos, Spas, Restaurants
And World Class Entertainment
Las Vegas is a world famous entertainment area. The casinos are open around the clock, and there are an endless number of live shows, night clubs, restaurants and bars from which to choose. During the day, when you aren't gambling, you can play golf or tennis, lay by the pool, or visit an elegant spa. Hotels are available in almost every price range, and offer a wide variety of amenities. For those of you who want to stay in one of the dozen Five Star Hotels in Las Vegas, below you will find the list as well as information about the top choices.Credit: www.morguefile.com
#1: The Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino at the Venetian
This is a luxury resort on the Las Vegas Strip that is connected to its sister property, The Venetian, by a series of walkways. Among the hotel amenities are 7 pools and a 134,000 square foot Canyon Ranch Spa Club containing a fitness center, salon, café and barber shop. This is a wonderful place to relax and let your tension melt away. The elegant guest rooms include large bathrooms, Roman tubs and glass enclosed showers.
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#2: The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino
This is an all-suite resort, and the suites are luxurious. The casino at The Venetian is opulent, including a frescoed ceiling. One of the more outstanding and memorable features of The Venetian are the Grand Canal Shoppes. Here you can ride in an authentic Italian gondola or enjoy a fabulous Italian dinner as you watch the gondolas glide by. The suites feature sunken living rooms and Italian marble baths.
#3: Trump International Hotel Las Vegas
Trump International is a 64 story hotel with incredible views of the Las Vegas Strip. It is conveniently located across the street from the Fashion Show Mall. The hotel has a full-service spa where you can enjoy a massage or other beauty treatment. There is also an outdoor pool, a sauna, a steam room and a fitness facility. The hotel guestrooms include jetted tubs with separate bathtubs and showers.
#4: ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter
CityCenter is a collection of upscale shops and restaurants in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip, and the ARIA Resort is located in the middle of it all. The ARIA has a full-service spa, a health club, a sauna and a steam room. Your guestroom comes complete with separate bathtubs and showers and double sinks in the bathroom
#5: Bellagio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
The Bellagio is known the world around for its spectacular water show. Approximately 1,000 fountains dance to music and light, and everyone should take the time to watch at least one performance during their visit to Las Vegas, whether they stay at this Five Star Hotel or not. There are several restaurants in the area that also have great views of the water show. One good choice is a window seat in the Eiffel Tower Restaurant at the Paris Hotel and Casino.
The Bellagio offers nearly 4,000 guestrooms and suites, and has a full-service spa designed around balancing the natural elements of earth, water, wind and fire. There are two large swimming pools, spa tubs, sundecks and a 9.5 acre Mediterranean garden.
#6: Vdara Hotel & Spa at City Center
Like the ARIA, the Vdara is also located at City Center. This is an all-suite, smoke-free hotel, and is conveniently connected to the Bellagio. The Vdara has a full service spa with massage and treatment rooms. It has a health club, spa tub, sauna and steam room. You can also take yoga or aerobics classes during your stay.
#7: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan is another elegant hotel, conveniently located near the center of the Las Vegas Strip. It has 11 restaurants to give you a wide selection of dining choices. Room service is also available. The 100,000 square foot casino offers card games, slot machines, blackjack, roulette and craps. There are three pool areas at the Cosmopolitan, including one adults-only area. There is also a full service spa.
#8: The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
The Encore is located next door to the flagship Wynn Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. However, Encore is an elegant, distinct destination of its own. This hotel has over 2,000 suites with a residential feel. There are also five restaurants, 11 boutiques, a full service salon and spa, swimming pools and night clubs. The floor to ceiling glass windows in your guestroom will offer spectacular views.
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#9: Wynn Las Vegas
This Bronze colored 45 story hotel has it own Tom Fazio designed golf course. It is also well located across from the Fashion Show Mall. You can play golf in the morning, shop in the afternoon, and head out that evening to enjoy some of the casinos, restaurants and night clubs that are located nearby. Rooms at the Wynn overlook either the Strip or the golf course.
#10: Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas
Also located in CityCenter, this hotel is has a unique feel all its own. It has two restaurants, as well as a bar/lounge, a coffee shop and a poolside bar. There is a full service spa with a sauna, steam room, fitness facility and an outdoor pool. Rooms have city, mountain or pool views.
#11: Four Seasons Las Vegas
The Four Seasons hotels have always been known throughout the world for their classy elegance. The Four Seasons located on the Las Vegas Strip is no exception. There is no casino at The Four Seasons, which makes it one of the more tranquil hotels, despite having easy access to all the excitement of the strip. There is a pool, spa tubs, and a fitness center with steam rooms. There is also a serene full service spa.
#12: The Skylofts at MGM Grand
The Skylofts are part of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, which offers a full service health spa and fitness center, including saunas and steam rooms. Guestrooms include large living rooms, separate dining rooms and master bathrooms with infinity edge spa tubs. Your room will also feature your own private steam room.
Although all the hotels on this list are rated Five Star Hotels, it is sometimes possible to stay in them for about $150 - $250 a night ... a true bargain for hotels that are this upscale and elegant. You may even be able to find lower rates during the summer or on weekdays. All of these Las Vegas hotels are well-located, and convenient to shops, casinos, restaurants and shows.
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