Hotel at a Glance: Downtown Grand Hotel
Some of Las Vegas’ biggest attractions are right outside the door—the Fremont Street Experience is a block away—but guests at the Downtown Grand Hotel have little reason to leave the premises. The hotel fills an entire city block, which leaves plenty of room for its 25,000-square-foot casino, seven bars and restaurants, and a rooftop infinity pool. Back in the 629 guest rooms, visitors can kick back on a pillowtop bed and watch a movie on a flatscreen TV.
- Share vacation photos with ease over the WiFi network.
- 500: That’s approximately how many slot machines you’ll find in the casino.
- Lounge on the roof beside the pool.
- Accolades include TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence.
The Las Vegas Strip: 24/7 Entertainment and Fine Dining
With an almost unlimited variety of casinos, bars and nightclubs, and live entertainment, the general consensus along the Las Vegas Strip seems to be “go big or go home.” And you can go really big here. Make a beeline for the dozens of 24-hour casinos lining the neon-lit Strip to tango with Lady Luck in high-stakes games of roulette, blackjack, and poker; or grab a front-row seat to the city’s over-the-top glitz at nightly magic, acrobatic, and musical performances. Be sure to stick around for mealtimes—casinos on the Strip are known for their fine-dining restaurants and extravagant buffets overflowing with crab legs and prime rib.
Even Sin City isn’t all casinos, all the time. Go shopping at the high-end boutiques found inside most hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, or head to Fashion Show Las Vegas to browse racks at Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue. You can also virtually travel the globe in just a few city blocks, thanks to the Strip’s re-creation of the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, and Venetian canals. And you’ll find a surprising number of shows in Las Vegas for kids hidden among the raucous nightlife.