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Sparks resort with arcade, pool, showroom
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An icon since 1955, this family-owned resort composed of a pair of 29-story towers is in downtown Sparks, 3 miles from downtown Reno and a 10-minute drive from the Reno-Tahoe airport.
For kids and adults
John Ascuaga's Nugget offers a large arcade with video and carnival games, an 85,000-square-foot casino, an indoor pool, and a ballroom and showroom hosting headline performers.
Many dining options
Diverse dining choices at John Ascuaga's Nugget include Basque and Mediterranean food, a steakhouse, Asian and Polynesian cuisine, a rotisserie, an oyster bar, and a deli.
Located three miles from downtown Reno and four miles from the Reno-Tahoe airport, John Ascuaga's Nugget offers a wide array of casino entertainment and nine restaurants. There are four live music venues on site, including the Celebrity Showroom, which features weekly performances.
The hotel's spa offers an extensive selection of body treatments and beauty services. A fitness center adjoins the pool. Guest amenities include an elevator/lift, wireless Internet access (surcharge), business center, arcade/game room and gift shop.
The hotel provides scheduled shuttle service from the airport from early morning to evening (included in the resort fee). The shuttle is on-call during other hours of the day (schedule and availability subject to change without notice).
Valet parking is included in the resort fee. Self-parking in a secured parking garage is also included.
- 24-hour front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Airport transportation (complimentary)
- Arcade/game room
- Audiovisual equipment
- Banquet facilities
- Beauty services
- Business center
- Concierge services
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Full-service health spa
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 1,382
- Free parking
- Free self parking
- Free valet parking
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Security guard
- Spa services on site
- Swimming pool - indoor
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Free parking, Free self parking, Free valet parking
- Room Amenities
- Pay movies
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Voice mail
- Multi-line phone
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Clock radio
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Pillowtop mattress
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
Restaurante Orozko - John Ascuaga's tribute to his Basque-immigrant parents, Orozko features an evening martini lounge serving tapas and live jazz. Under a vaulted ceiling painted and lighted to resemble the sky, the restaurant serves Basque specialties as well as Mediterranean and American favorites such as steak, seafood, pasta, and salt-roasted prime rib.
The Steakhouse Grill – This warm brick-walled restaurant accented with Parisian posters and booth seating offers a varied menu of contemporary cuisine and favorites including steaks, chops, chicken, seafood, prime rib, and pastas.
Trader Dick's – Inspired by the island tropics, this Polynesian-themed restaurant features large booths, tropical gardens, and exotic drinks with umbrellas. Asian and Polynesian-accented dinners include wok-charred lobster and Peking duck breast. The Tiki Bar adjacent to the restaurant wraps around an enormous tropical fish tank. The lounge has dancing to a disc jockey and karaoke.
Noodle Hut – Hot noodle dishes from Lo Mein to Pad Thai to Shrimp Scampi are prepared in front of guests. Open for lunch or dinner.
Rotisserie Buffet - The restaurant offers lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch buffets, as well as nightly themes such as Italian, seafood, or barbecued ribs. Decor is gleaming brass and cozy booths. Premium Prime Rib is served every night.
Rosie's Café - Pressed-tin ceiling, ceiling fans, and brass and glass-enclosed booths. Serves a varied menu of snacks and dishes, such as the Awful-Awful (double-patty cheeseburger), and other items from the original roadside coffee shop menu that grew into this casino hotel. Daily specials include roast turkey, grilled trout, and coq au vin. Open 24 hours.
Starbucks - Offering light fare, coffee, and other drink selections.
John's Oyster Bar - Furnished in nautical style with gleaming woods, this restaurant serves seafood stews, chowders, pan roasts, raw oysters, steamed clams, seafood salads, and seafood sandwiches.
Gabe's Pub & Deli - The deli serves sandwiches, pizza, snacks, light meals, and pastries. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Room service – Full service. Available 24 hours.
Entertainment every weekend includes headliners such as Lyle Lovett, the Oak Ridge Boys, and Hall and Oates, as well as boxing matches and other events. The 700-seat Celebrity Showroom offers classic seating in booths tiered down to the stage.
The Rose Ballroom seats 2,000 for entertainers such as Clint Black, Chris Isaak, and Wynonna Judd. The Casino Cabaret features jazz, blues, and rock and roll. Live jazz artists play in the Orozko Lounge and dancing to a live DJ is offered in Trader Dick's.
Beginning on one side of I-80 and running under the freeway to open onto downtown Sparks' central plaza, the casino supplies 85,000 square feet of slots, video poker, keno, blackjack, craps, roulette, poker, and other table games. One level below the casino are sports and race books, with the race book featuring desks illuminated by green-shade lamps. A tile path leads around the casino to restaurants. There also is a bingo parlor.
Wednesday evenings, the Orozko Lounge hosts nationally known jazz recording artists.
John's Club The club offers complimentary membership cards that reward table game, slot, bingo, keno, and race and sports book players with "club dollars" that can be used for rooms, meals, shows, beauty services, and gift shop purchases.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Windsurfing nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Boating nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Skiing - downhill nearby
- Skiing - cross-country nearby
- Snowmobiling nearby
- Ice skating nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Hunting nearby
- Aerobics nearby
- Golfing nearby
The Chonnes Salon and Spa provides a full range of spa and beauty services, including aromatherapy treatments, body scrubs, body wraps, facials, manicures, pedicures and massages.
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Facial treatments
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
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Resort fee charged at hotel/condo
Caters to families
- Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Resort fee: USD 9 per accommodation, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Breakfast fee: USD 10.00 per person (approximately)
- Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night
- Pet deposit: USD 50 per stay
- Late check-out fee: USD 50.00