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Get an overview of this hotelOld-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.

Casino

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. A 24-hour restaurant 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.

El Cortez Hotel and Casino

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 WiFi access (included in resort fee). A business center is also available. The hotel offers one-way complimentary shuttle service to airport for guests (limited hours).

Dining options include a casual 24-hour restaurant and fast-food. Guests can try their luck at the on-site casino.

Parking in the attached garage is included in the amenities fee for hotel guests.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation - drop-off 
  • Total number of rooms - 361 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Casino 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 15 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1941 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Phone 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Siegels 1941 - A variety of food is served for breakfast, lunch and dinner, open 24 hours a day. Check out our daily specials.

Main Bar - This bar is open 24 hours a day.

Lobby Bar - Located in the casino across from the front desk, this bar opens in the early afternoon.

Parlour Bar - Opens in the early afternoon. Double happy hour from 4 pm to 6 pm and 11 pm to 1 am.

Subway - Near the gift shop, open 24 hours a day.

Entertainment

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.

Jackie's Club offers complimentary membership cards that reward play with comps and other rewards.

Nearby Things to Do

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 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply

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.

The Vintage and Vintage Mobile room types are accessible via stairs only. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Deposit is payable by credit card only. Cash deposits will not be accepted. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 120 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 12.26 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room bottled water
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions
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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 20.00
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 5.00 per day
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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