If the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas Strip is not your thing for your next Vegas stay, or maybe you want to experience what Las Vegas outside the Strip has to offer, you’re in for a treat. Aside from avoiding the Strip traffic congestion, you get to save money without skimping on quality stay. Not to mention experiencing authentic valley culture with the locals around.
As a world-class tourist destination, Las Vegas promotes competitive hotel accommodations all over the city. The more famous and clearly more expensive ones may be along the Strip, but many others outside the popular tourist areas actually provide interesting accommodation packages, entertainment and dining spaces, nightlife spots, and of course, Vegas-style gambling sites.
Silverton Casino Lodge
3333 Blue Diamond Rd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89139; 702-263-7777
Silverton Casino Lodge is popular among the locals because of its homey feel while being a full-service casino hotel combining luxurious comfort with great rates.
Located just a few minutes from the airport, its route to Blue Diamond Road does not get that same level of congestion usually experienced along Las Vegas Boulevard. For those coming from the McCarran International Airport and the Strip, Silverton provides free shuttle transportation. It offers many affordable Las Vegas vacation packages not only for tourists, but for locals as well.
As an upscale lodge offering the premier casino gaming excitement of the city, it features a wide array of dining establishments, live entertainment, live gaming tables, and over 2,000 slots and video poker machines. Its 90,000-square foot casino floor is open 24/7.
Its trademark 117,000-gallon reef aquarium with more than 4,000 tropical fish and sea creatures, along with the Mermaid Lounge with two 500-gallon jellyfish aquariums lit with LED lights, is a family’s delight. According to Silverton’s official website, its famous Silverton Aquarium has already earned the distinction of “Best Free Attraction” in Las Vegas.
Guests can also enjoy Starbucks coffee service on the casino floor, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas. All accommodations at Silverton have luxurious bedroom amenities. Each of its guestrooms and suites has chic cabin décor.
South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa
9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89183; 702-796-7111
Located in the heart of the premiere southwest Las Vegas Valley, South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa is just a few minutes away from the Strip.
South Point has a total of 2,163 rooms featuring the finest amenities and materials for a luxurious hotel stay. Guests at the top floor suites enjoy the best views of the glittering valley or the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each of South Point’s oversized guest room functions like a “mini-suite” that features state-of-the-art plasma TV, high-speed internet connection, and many other luxury offerings.
Some of its popular amenities include a 16-screen Century Theatre cineplex, 64-lane bowling center, 600-seat bingo room, beautifully landscaped pool and Jacuzzi, events and entertainment centers, and of course, Las Vegas-style casino with 80,000-square feet of gambling space. It also boasts of one unique feature: the Equestrian Center which is acknowledged as one of the finest horse facilities in the country.
More than just a premier hotel, it also works as a one-stop shop for most travelers’ needs and wants as it houses diverse restaurants and coffee shops, specialty bars, fitness center, liquor store, video arcade, gift shop, and spa.
Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa
11011 W. Charleston Las Vegas, NV 89135; 702-797-7777
Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa features a variety of budget-saving hotel discounts and promotions, as well as great vacation deals for indoor and outdoor adventures with family, friends, and colleagues and corporate getaways. With its promixity to the Red Rock Canyon, it is an ideal choice for those visiting this natural wonder.
This hotel provides a modern retreat space filled with world-class dining areas, large bowling area, luscious pool backyard, state-of-the-art casino, thriving nightlife spots, and rejuvenating spa facilities. It also features a Regal Cinema Cineplex and an IMAX theater. It has vast spaces of naturally-lit surroundings that overlook the stunning Red Rock Canyon and the hotel’s three-acre pool backyard.
Red Rock offers Las Vegas Spa and Golf Packages, Family Fun Package Deals, Las Vegas Adventure Packages, and Las Vegas Party Packages. Whether playing golf, going for a scenic drive, trying any of the more than 3,000 casino slots and video poker games, indulging in relaxing spa treatments, or letting the kids enjoy the pool and the Kid Quest indoor play area, people of all ages can take advantage of Red Rock’s many features, facilities, and amenities.