Book your room at El Cortez Hotel and Casino
PavillionMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
VintageMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
TowerMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Accessible TowerMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Cabana Deluxe RoomMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Cabana Junior SuiteMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Old-style Las Vegas casino hotel
Historic Las Vegas
Located in the original downtown that predates the Strip, the El Cortez is 2 blocks from the Fremont Street Experience and 2 miles from the glitz and glitter of the Las Vegas Strip.
Once owned by mobster Bugsy Siegel, El Cortez houses a casino with a race-and-sports book, more than 1,000 slots, and live and video keno. Lounges, a steakhouse, and a 24-hour cafe appease appetites.
Tower or pavilion
All guestrooms offer TVs with cable programming, wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. Compact refrigerators and irons/ironing boards are available on request.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
El Cortez Hotel and Casino
At your hotel
Located 2 miles from the Strip and 3 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center, the nostalgic El Cortez Hotel and Casino is a throwback to the city's original glory days. Facilities include a beauty shop, a barbershop, and a gift shop. A lobby kiosk provides a high-speed Internet connection (surcharge) and a reception-area zone offers wireless Internet access (included in resort fee). A business center is also available. The hotel offers one-way shuttle service to airport for guests (complimentary).
Dining options include a casual 24-hour cafe, fast-food, and in-room dining. A lounge bar offers live piano entertainment. Guests can try their luck at the on-site casino.
Both valet and self parking in a garage are complimentary. This hotel has a maximum length of stay of 7 days per month.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation - drop-off (complimentary)
- Total number of rooms - 361
- Business center
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Designated smoking areas
- Free Wi-Fi
- Meeting rooms
- Number of floors - 15
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free self parking
- Number of restaurants - 3
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Climate control
- Complimentary toiletries
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Air conditioning
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free Wi-Fi
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Hair dryer
Eat and drink
The Flame Steakhouse - With a comfortable setting and classic atmosphere, this restaurant serves prime rib, New York steaks, seafood, and chicken selections. Nightly dinner is served from late afternoon until late evening.
Cafe Cortez - A variety of food is served in generous portions for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is open 24 hours, with a limited menu Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 PM to 7:30 AM.
Parlour Bar - Located in the casino, this bar has live entertainment and opens in the mid-morning.
Main Bar - This bar is open 24 hours a day.
Lobby Bar - Located in the casino, this bar opens in the early afternoon.
Subway - Adjacent to the gift shop, this spot is open 24 hours a day.
Room service is available from early morning until late evening.
Under a vault of 2 million light bulbs and employing a 550,000-watt sound system, a 4-block pedestrians-only stretch of downtown Las Vegas called Fremont Street Experience presents periodic sound-and-light shows from dusk to midnight. Other entertainment on the street includes live music, classic-car displays, and holiday festivals. Like 9 other downtown casino hotels, this hotel opens directly onto Fremont Street, creating a lively flow of pedestrian traffic.
El Cortez Hotel's 40,000-square-foot casino offers blackjack, craps, roulette, mini baccarat, 3-card poker, video poker, both live and video keno, and 1,100 slot machines that accept denominations between 1 penny and 5 dollars. The race-and-sports book provides a lounge with multiple large-screen TVs. Live entertainment is provided Friday and Saturday nights in the Parlour Bar.
Jackie's Club offers complimentary membership cards that reward play with comps and other rewards.
Skydiving and helicopter tours are popular with Las Vegas visitors. Numerous golf courses are available in the Las Vegas area.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The fine print for El Cortez Hotel and Casino
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
This hotel normally allows a maximum length of stay of 7 days per month. If additional days are required, guests will be charged an additional fee of US$25 per additional day at check-in. A credit card deposit is required on check-in - cash is not accepted.
When you leave
Check-out time is 11:30 AM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- Resort fee: USD 8.95 per accommodation, per night
- Fitness center access
- Internet access (may be limited)
- A late check-out fee will be charged
- Deposit: USD 120 per stay
- Refrigerator fee: USD 5.00 per day
- Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
We should mention
Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.