What’s the Las Vegas Strip?
You’ve probably seen ‘The Strip‘ on countless TV shows and movies that are set in Nevada’s resort city of Las Vegas. This scenic route is over four miles long and features themed hotels, 24-hour casinos and a variety of bars, restaurants and attractions. Uniquely, some of the resort hotels here often let you see the world without a passport…
Apart from the actual cities where they are based, where else can you sight-see the pyramids of Giza, the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum of ancient Rome and the canals of Venice?!
Considered to be the most expensive 4-mile stretch in the world, the amazing tourist destination of the Las Vegas Strip needs to be seen to be believed, and one of the best ways to do that is to stay there. We took a look at which hotels are located on the west side of the Las Vegas Strip…
Which hotels are located on west side of the Las Vegas Strip?
Delano Las Vegas is an understated, all-suite boutique hotel retreat.
Mandalay Bay is somewhat of a beach resort in the desert, as it features real sand and a 1.6 million gallon wave pool.
Luxor is a hotel and casino complex, famous for its $375 million pyramid.
The Excalibur is a medieval-style Camelot-themed resort.
New York New York Las Vegas is, of course, themed on the Big Apple, and features several towers that resemble the New York skyline.
The Monte Carlo megaresort features a casino and 5000-seat arena, and is so huge that it seems like its own city.
The Mandarin Oriental is a Forbes triple 5-star luxury hotel that has a non-gaming environment.
Aria is part of the CityCenter complex and was once described as one of the most technologically advanced hotels ever built.
The high-end boutique Vdara Hotel & Spa is the only other CityCentre hotel on The Strip to not have its own casino.
The Cosmopolitan resort has two high-rise towers and cost a total of $3.9 billion! No wonder it was named as the best hotel in the world by Gogobot.
The Bellagio is one of the most famous Strip hotels and is well-known for its lake and fountains.
Another well-known resort here is the opulent Caesars Palace, which features statues, columns, and even a 20-foot statue of Julius Caesar near the entrance.
Mirage is a Polynesian-themed resort. Its distinctive gold windows actually get their color from gold dust used in the tinting process!
Treasure Island was initially themed with pirates to attract families with kids, but in 2003 they started to aim their services more at adults.
Opened in 1968, CircusCircus features circus acts (of course) and carnival type games daily.
Stratosphere is a hotel, casino and 350m-high tower. The tower itself is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the US. While actually slightly off The Strip, it is often featured in Las Vegas guides as a Strip attraction.
What if I want a hotel on the east side of the Las Vegas Strip?
You can check out more details of the many Las Vegas hotels that are located on or near to The Strip here, whether they are located on the east or west side!