Guaranteed... Desert Beach Stratosphere ride Booze, light shows and that Old Vegas Feel...
and then there's the things you'll see that you'll have trouble forgetting. But all Worth IT!
The Strip is great, but you must add an evening down on Freemont to your agenda. View from my room at the Tropicana, looking at New York Casino. #GoldenHour#Colorful Paddleboarders Well, as the saying goes New York New York, Las Vegas Big Rig Jig: Twisted Tanker Trucks by Mike Ross. One thing I love about Old Las Vegas is finding big giant pieces of art around town. This 50 foot tall sculpture was created for Burning Man 2007 #bigrigjig #oldlasvegas #freerangeart #burningman #dontfencemein This building was designed by Frank Gehry and reminds me somewhat of the Walt Disney Concert Hall located in downtown Los Angeles, also designed by Gehry. This one I think is quirkier. It was completed in 2007. It is a center for brain health, specifically for the study and treatment of Alzheimer's.
#architecture Night view high above Las Vegas, full of street lights and #colorful neon signs #patterns The once famous sign boneyard has now been corporatised and is now the Neon Museum offering hour long tours daily. Our guide was very knowledgable and shared a lot of the signs history and the history of the strip in general, well worth the hour and admission fee.
This is one of the coolest things I've seen in Vegas this is in the old Vegas Fremont Historical District. The Golden Nugget is your typical Hotel & Casino but the pool sets it apart. The water slide goes through a SHARK Tank it was so awesome I really want to stay here. It's just EPIC! Water, land and air create such a beautiful backdrop. This place is in the heart of old downtown Las Vegas. You can watch interesting and entertaining street acts plus the nightly Fremont Street Experience for free. Wow! Sums it all up This was my first visit to Las Vegas. We got to see all the buildings lit up during the fountain show in front of the Bellagio. #architecture It was amazing seeing all the old Las Vegas Signs! M&M's World. Four floors of chocolate that melts in your mouth, not in your hand!! 3785 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV You can't have a Vegas vacation without a night shot on the strip.
Water is LIFE! Paddle boarding Beautiful place to visit. #Winterwonders A mighty Fremont Street has lost some of its draw with the massive growth of the Strip casinos to the south, but the downtown street still has a retro appeal. The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino is amazing at night. Indoor gondola is great but if you can wait for sunset time then I would suggest to opt for the outside ride.
#colorful #BestOf5 Walking along the Strip, I took this shot of the Flamingo. Nothing special but the lights made me want to capture it.#roadtrip The Fremont St Experience Rode the el loco at circus circus today. Ride Em cowboy. #Colorful A If a regular run of the mill clown is creepy, how does that creep factor parlay unto a giant neon clown? Cheeseburger, animal style! When we left to go here we had intentions to roam around and take pictures of the old signs. However they require you to be with a tour guide and there weren't any tours until 12:30 and we didn't want to sit around for an hour and a half. So I equipped my go pole and gopro and and took pictures over the fence. The 4 of us saved so much and still caught some marvelous pictures. Ceiling in Paris Las Vegas
This French-themed casino hotel with a half-size Eiffel Tower is across the Strip from The Bellagio
indoor Parisian street with live entertainment stages, shopping areas, a lounge with dueling pianos, nightclubs, and several restaurants, including a Gordon Ramsay Steakhouse. Fire spewing mantis Aria Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.
#patterns Amazing what nightfall and a ton of neon lights can do to spruce up a joint. Just north of The Strip off I-15 - perfect for a quick lunch on your way out of town. Great shot on the bus Another turtle sculpture garden alongside the highway on ramp. #NationalPark Take a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon. It's a must. I know it's cheesy, but if the theme from Top Gun being played when taking off isn't a good start - what is? View of the Las Vegas strip in all its glory Forever fabolous. 4/2015 Looking up from the center of the gardens entrance T HA N K Y O U for reminding me how insignificant my worries are, how blessed I am and to remind me to leave the world a better place than when I entered it 🙌🏽 #mothernature It was a beautiful day to take a day trip to Vegas! Picture taken from the balcony at Cesar's Palace with the beautiful Parisian in the background. If ever in Las Vegas here is a true Las Vegas staple. Opened in 1972 and a diner that has been in the movies Casino and Show Girls. Also, I personally think the best Bloody Mary's ever! It's opened 24 hours visit Peppermill in Las Vegas north of the strip #red One of my favorite place to hangout in Las Vegas. Fremont... great for entertainment. The lights of Vegas never stop. Prepare to be amazed!
#lasvegas #roadtrip #sincity #vegas #lights More bright lights and neon from Fremont St! The Bellagio Hotel water show is a truly impressive sight, matching both the water movement to the music with lights illuminating on a beautiful back drop. Shows take place every half an hour in the afternoon and every 15 minutes in the evening. When in LV you should definitely check this out. . #lifeatexpedia Rainbow sugar crystals. Life Cube in Downtown Las Vegas Stratosphare hotel & casino - went here for the view Vegas from the Stratosphere An oasis in the middle of the desert. Just love this place at night. Taken in Sep 15 with an Iphone.
#lasvegas #nevada #colorful #architecture #travelbug #travelphotography
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Night scene
#LasVegas #USA #night #life #street #NewYork
Taken at August 21st, 2015. This sunset in Las Vegas has me coming back this weekend for the 4th of July! #LasVegas #Sunset Vegas souvenir super market. Love it! #lifeatexpedia . #vegasbaby When we arrived to Las vegas this was the first place we visited, not the Strip. It was full of music, life and joy. And it was just the beginning of our vegas tour. Short walk from Fremont Street, Downtown Las Vegas (get a cab at night if you are on your own). Combine with a visit to the Mob Museum. Old Stardust sign. Pretty cool stuff #red #lasvegas #history #tour Beautiful reflection A mandatory vegas hotel casino snap. Mandalay Bay on a usual sunny day #lasvegas #nevada #mandalaybay #traveldiary #travelblogger #travelphotography #girlswhotravel #globetrotter Some great shots from the least likely locations. This spot taken at a car port waiting for friends. The single bypass burger with cheese, grilled onions and five strips of bacon. Butter fat chocolate shake with a pat of butter in top. Old La Concha motel office moved onto the site and used as the welcome center for the Neon Museum, home to all of Vegas' vintage neon hotel art. #architecture A view of the strip towards the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino.
I've been to Vegas several time, but this time I was solo for a night before flying back home so I wandered around with my camera and messed around with some long exposure.
#Stratopshere #Vegas #LasVegas #TheStrip #LongExposure Crazy! 🇱🇷 
Night life ✨ What a wonderful.
#LasVegas #USA #night #life #street
Taken at August 19th, 2015. High Roller Ferris Wheel is 550ft tall Beautiful sunset skies July 2016. I caught this beauty on my way out of the grocery store near my house! Water tower that is used in the desert The strip during the day Uno de los mejores lugar de diversión casinos, buffets, y música en vivo. Views of Vegas from the Stratosphere
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#lifeatexpedia #UrbanJungle Probably the only time I will see a million dollars all at once! To where the Magical sunset a few weeks ago facing Red Rock mountains #patterns Las Vegas Strip Chasing butterflies today 🦋 #springfun #kidfun Fremont street is awesome. Its like old school Vegas, one of the oldest gambling streets and is home to many famous casinos like Golden Nugget and Four Queens. Every evening they have a spectacular free light show every hour, which you can actually zip line down. Fremont Street in Las Vegas is a bright energetic place to go for entertainment and gaming. The zip line and light/music show is amazing!! Dancing lights at Las Vegas. We stumbled upon a cool, CLASSY place to hang out in Las Vegas! This little complex full of boutique shops and little eateries (including gourmet hot dogs, BBQ, and Mexican) is entirely made of shipping containers! There's a sweet children's play area in the center and also a stage at the far end where they play fun family movies in the evening during the summer. Very worth a visit and not far from the revitalized Fremont Street area. More trails Awesome to see all these pieces of signage art from Las Vegas! Bright colors #yellow, #red, #blue, #green! If you’re ever looking for a cool historical spot in Las Vegas, check out the Neon Museum tour. Lots of fun historical facts and cool photo ops! #lasvegas #red #historical #coolspots #thingstodo #tour
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Get an overview of this hotelOld-style Las Vegas casino hotel

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
24/7 Desk

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, complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. Compact refrigerators and irons/ironing boards are available.

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Refrigerator  

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 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Phone 
  • Hair dryer 
  • 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.

Ike's 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 from 7 AM to 2 PM. 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 10.0 per night.

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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
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 property 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 property 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 40.00 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 16.89 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • 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.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5.00 and USD 16.00 for adults, USD 5.00 and USD 16.00 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 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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  • El Cortez Hotel And Casino
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  • El Cortez Hotel Casino Las Vegas
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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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