Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Reno Resort with carnival games, arcade

Connected casinos

Located just over 3.5 miles from Reno-Tahoe International Airport and covering an entire city block in downtown Reno, Circus Circus Hotel & Casino is connected by skyway to the Silver Legacy and Eldorado hotels.

Carnival atmosphere

Colorful acrobats, aerialists, and jugglers perform several times daily under the big top at Circus Circus Hotel; a midway is lined with 33 classic carnival games, an arcade, and a candy store.

Vintage circus theme

Circus Circus Hotel has 1,572 guestrooms with unique European-circus decor, antique-style furniture, and granite accents; rooms offer wireless Internet access and mountain or city views.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located just over 5 miles from the Reno-Tahoe airport, the 27-floor Circus Circus Hotel spans an entire city block in downtown Reno. In addition to the Circus Stage and Midway, the resort has a video arcade. For kids of the adult variety, there's a 24-hour 65,000-square-foot casino, with 1,050 gaming machines, as well as multiple restaurants, 22,000 square feet of meeting facilities, and a 24-hour fitness center. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the entire resort, as well as an onsite parking.

  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 22000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2044 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 27 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ski storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 1,572 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Free valet parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Kokopelli's Sushi - East meets Southwest at this sushi bar, open for lunch and dinner daily.

The Steakhouse - Brick walls, wooden beams, and brass accents earmark this restaurant, where Prime Rib, steaks, seafood, and chicken highlight the menu. This smoke-free restaurant is open for dinner only.

Dos Gecko's Cantina - From traditional Mexican favorites to delicious twists on the classics, Dos Gecko's Cantina is a true fiesta of flavors that will satisfy your cravings.

The Courtyard Buffet - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets are served here daily. The Omelet Station is open for breakfast, the Asian exhibition-style kitchen turns out lunch and dinner entrees, and there's even a Kid's Favorites area.

Main Street Deli & Ice Cream Shoppe - Sandwiches and snacks, soups and salads are served here, along with premium ice cream, freshly baked pastries, and Boyd's coffee.

Americana Café - Breakfast and lunch are available at this mezzanine-level coffee shop above the Midway.

Nearby Things to Do

Circus Circus is just a 40-minute drive from the closest of Lake Tahoe's 18 area ski resorts. Golfers can take a swing at 40 area courses around the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, 6 of which are within 7 miles of the hotel. Guests have use of a neighboring health spa, outdoor pool, and sundeck for a small fee. The spa has strength and cardio equipment, and large windows provide a view of the city and surrounding mountains. Access includes lockers, showers, massage services, steam room, and sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • 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 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.

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

Please note that dogs must stay in the hotel's kennel (surcharge) and are not allowed in guestrooms. There are 14 kennels in an area across from the Sky Tower lobby. Each climate-controlled kennel measures 5 feet by 3.5 feet (1.5 meter by 1 meter) and has a storage shelf, and a surveillance camera that allows owners to monitor their pet from the guestroom. Kennels are also monitored 24 hours daily with 2 security cameras. Per-day surcharges and a 1-time deposit apply. The hotel provides cleaning service for the common areas of the kennel, but guests are responsible for cleaning their dog's individual kennel.

After booking a reservation via this Web site, guests wishing to reserve a kennel should call the resort using the information included in the reservation confirmation.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Tourism fee: USD 3.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 9.07 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
  • Valet 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: USD 9.99 per person (approximately)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD $6.81 per night
  • 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.

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Free Coupon Promotion

Book a stay and receive a free coupon sheet worth US$55 at check-in. The coupon sheet offers a variety of coupons, including the following:

  • Complimentary entry into the Crazy Cash Daily Slot Tournament
  • $10 in 2-for-1 Midway Plays
  • 50 games of Keno for $5
  • Complimentary $5 match play
  • One coupon sheet per room, per stay. Must be at least 21 years old. Must present coupons, a One Club card, and hotel key to redeem offers. Gratuity not included. Offer subject to hotel terms and conditions. No cash value. Not valid with any other offers or specials. Non-transferrable. Restrictions apply. Offer subject to change at any time.

    Advance Purchase: Stay 2 Nights or More and Get 20% Off

    Book a 2-night minimum stay 45 days in advance in a qualifying rate plan now - June 20, 2015 for travel May 25 - December 29, 2015 and receive a USD 25 Food Voucher (with min USD 45 purchase) when you become a member of One Club (must be 21 years and older).

    Must book a rate plan tagged with "$25 Food and Beverage Credit" to qualify. Full details at check-in. Guests must be 21 and older to participate in offer. A valid and current state issued ID or passport is required in order to redeem this offer at the One Club after check in. Must be a One club member or must sign up to become a member to redeem. One food voucher per stay. Non-exchangeable, no substitutions. Not redeemable for cash. Food voucher can only be redeemed by the listed guest name on reservation. Management reserves all rights to suspend, modify or cancel this offer at any time. Other restrictions may apply.

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