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Top 7 Luxury Hotels in Las Vegas

Posted April 18, 2012 5 Comments

Las Vegas. This Sin City built up in the middle of the desert is not only the most poplar gaming city in the world, but also a city of luxury accommodation and fine dining. It’s one of the few places in the world where you can get Elvis to marry you and your partner for less than €50. Where you can ice skate, participate in tennis tournaments, see hypnotists and adult shows, and of course… gamble.

Here is a list of the biggest, richest, shiniest hotels in Las Vegas. Have a look and leave a comment telling us which is your favourite/least favourite and why.

The Venetian Hotel Las Vegas

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The Venetian is, along with the Palazzo Hotel and Casino Resort, the largest hotel in the world featuring more than 4000 suites, 4000 hotel rooms and a 11,000 square meters casino (that’s bigger than Hawaii!). The hotel also features a replica of St Mark’s Campanile in Venice, Italy.

The MGM Grand Las Vegas

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The MGM Grand Las Vegas is one of the largest hotel resort in Las Vegas and the 3rd largest in the world, after the Venetian and Izmailovo Hotel in Moscow, Russia. When it opened in 1993 the MGM Grand was the largest hotel in the world; it featured five outdoor pools, rivers and waterfalls and a glass sided lion habitat inside the casino area.

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Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

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The Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, formerly known as The Aladdin is where Elvis and Priscilla Presley held their wedding in 1969. The resort includes a three-acre casino floor (larger than two football fields, that is), a hotel and swimming pool.

Bellagio Las Vegas

bellagio las vegas

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Inspired by the Lake Como resort of Bellagio in Italy, Bellagio Las Vegas is one of the most emblematic Las Vegas resorts and casinos. The resort features a lake and a large dancing water fountain, an inside lawn of 2000 hand-blown glass flowers and more than 3000 rooms.

Wynn Las Vegas Hotel

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With more Forbes five-star awards than any other hotel for its suites, restaurants and spa, the Wynn is considered to be one of the finest hotels in the world. It is also the first resort to include a Ferrari and Maserati dealership and it was the tallest hotel in Las Vegas at the time of its launch.  One of the hotel clubs, XS,  is considered one of the most extravagant in the United States, with a menu that includes a $10,000 cocktail.

Luxor Las Vegas Hotel

Luxor, another one of the largest hotels in Las Vegas is a 30-story pyramid-shaped building. Named after the city of Luxor in ancient Egypt, the hotel received a 4 key rating from the Green Key Eco-Rating Program, which evaluates “sustainable” hotel operations.

Caesars Palace

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Caesars Palace, one of the most famous hotels in Las Vegas, is well-known for its numerous movie appearances (sic!) and it’s over 4000 seat Colosseum replica, an entertainment venue which hosts numerous musical performances every year.

What about you? If you could choose any Las Vegas hotel, in which one would you like to spend a few days? And what would you do?