Expedia Verified Reviews
Get an overview of this hotelOld-style Las Vegas casino hotel
Popular property highlights
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. 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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
El Cortez Hotel and Casino
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.
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free airport transportation - drop-off
- Hair salon
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Designated smoking areas
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Year Built 1941
- Total number of rooms - 361
- Free self parking
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Number of floors - 15
- Free valet parking
- Number of buildings/towers - 4
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Free valet parking
- 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
- 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.
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
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-in time ends at 2 AM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
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 not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Deposit: USD 40.00 per night
- Resort fee: USD 16.89 per accommodation, per night
- Fitness center access
- Internet access
- In-room bottled water
- Additional inclusions
- Late check-out fee: USD 20.00
- Refrigerator fee: USD 5.00 per day
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night
- El Cortez
- El Cortez Hotel & Casino
- El Cortez Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
- El Cortez Las Vegas
- El Cortez Hotel And Casino
- El Cortez Hotel Las Vegas
- El Cortez Hotel Casino Las Vegas
- El Cortez Casino Las Vegas
- El Cortez Casino
- El Cortez Hotel Casino
We should mention
Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.