Las Vegas has a wide variety of hotels of different categories and price ranges. Since everyone has different priorities we have divided the hotel market into different categories; Family, Business, Couples, Budget and Luxury. We then did some thorough research to find out what different types of travelers value when it comes to their hotel accommodations. Our editorial team has come up with a selection of the best places for each category.
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Location and offerings
In Las Vegas, there are plenty of hotels in all categories. A characteristic of the town is that most of the hotels are high class, generally associated with a casino, but offer rooms at affordable prices. The most popular hotels are located adjacent to the town's main street - Las Vegas Boulevard - and the most famous part of the street which is called the Las Vegas Strip or just “The Strip”.
Business travelers tend to appreciate hotels with high standards and good conference facilities. Many who travel to Las Vegas devote their time to informal meetings, and there are plenty of bars, entertainment venues, golf courses and other recreational facilities.
Families tend to seek out peaceful hotels with fine pools and proximity to attractions that appeal to children. Couples also prefer peaceful hotels and usually choose fancier rooms or suites to enhance their stay.
There is also a wide range of budget hotels, many among those that we could classify as luxury, but with a favorable price tag. These hotels are often located one street away from the Strip.
The city is best known is for it’s exclusive luxury hotels and resorts. They are often located in magnificent buildings and of course have an associated casino and various fun themes. Service at these hotels often extends far beyond the ordinary.
Many hotels will charge for wi-fi and breakfast. Most hotels have good air conditioning and swimming pools, which is of great value for guests. In Las Vegas, several of the most famous big hotels are popular in more than one category.
Attractions and sights
When you visit Las Vegas, there is much to discover. Besides casinos and impressive buildings on the Las Vegas Strip, you can visit Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, Fountains of Bellagio and the Shark Reef Aquarium of the Mandalay Bay. Many also visit the Flamingo Wildlife Habitat and Adventuredome Theme Park. It is also possible to make longer trips outside the city, such as excursions to the Grand Canyon and the Red Rock Canyon nature reserve.
Restaurants, shopping and nightlife
In Las Vegas, you will find a tremendous variety of high class, award winning restaurants and bars. But there are also many well-known fast food chains where you can eat your fill inexpensively.
The city has a fantastic nightlife and you can enjoy theater, music and various other performances. For those interested in art there are many galleries and happenings to visit. Anyone who would rather see a movie will also find several impressive cinemas.
Trade shows and events
Las Vegas is a city that never sleeps. Almost continuously various entertainment events, trade fairs and major conventions are taking place throughout the city.
Although there are many hotels in the city, it is wise to book in advance, to ensure getting a the location and price you want. Especially if you are coming for a particular well attended event and want to be close to the action.
Travel to and in the city
Most visitors come to Las Vegas by car or plane. McCarran International Airport is just next to the city center. You can reach the city most easily by taxi. Some hotels offer airport shuttle buses.
There are local buses operating on "The Strip" and inside the city. Travel by monorail (above ground tram on a single track) can be very exciting. You can purchase 1-7 day passes for a very reasonable price.
During the hottest summer months you should avoid walking long distances.
It is also the possible to rent a car or limousine. Obviously this is a very convenient way to get around in, if your wallet allows. Many hotels will assist you with the booking of a car.
Weather and climate
Las Vegas is located in the Mojave Desert and has a typical desert climate with hot and dry summers and mild winters. The sun shines all year round and in summer the temperature can rise to over 40 degrees Celsius which is very important to think about when you are staying in Las Vegas. Be sure to protect yourself from the sun and drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
The city is relatively expensive city to live in. The hotels have indeed often offer good prices, but everything else costs a bit extra - especially near the Las Vegas Strip. In addition, you are expected as a guest to tip in bars, in restaurants and in the hotel for good service.
Las Vegas Power Pass is a great way to save money. This card provides free admission to a variety of attractions, tours and attractions.